Donview News January 26, 2018 School News Welcome back ...

Jan 26, 2018 - Every student has given a positive message that has bought out a smile on everyone's face! Boys Basketball. On January the 16th, the Grade ...
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Donview  News  January  26,  2018     School  News      Welcome  back  everyone  and  we  hope  2018  is  off  to  a  good  start   for  you  and  your  family.   Malak  Awad,  Faiq  Faizy  and  Zainab  Khan  are  excited  for  you  to  read   our  first  newsletter  of  the  year.  We  have  lots  going  on  at  Donview.         Mental  Health  at  Donview  -­‐  Bell  Let’s  Talk  is  January  31     As  you  know  Donview  is  a  Health  and  Wellness  Academy.  We  try  to  avail  every  opportunity  for  creating   awareness  regarding  issues  of  physical  and  mental  health.  This  year  Mr.  Lewis  and  Ms.  Dorey  took  the   lead  and  made  our  school  a  participant  of  the  Bell  Let’s  Talk  campaign.  They  established  a  wellness   committee  in  which  students  arranged  a  display  case  about  Mental  Health.  Students  wrote  a  message   that  they  wanted  to  share  with  the  school  about  mental  health  which  was  put  onto  the  front  display   case.  Every  student  has  given  a  positive  message  that  has  bought  out  a  smile  on  everyone’s  face!                                     Boys  Basketball   On  January  the  16th,  the  Grade  7-­‐8  Boys  Basketball  participated  in  a  pre-­‐season  tournament  at  A.Y   Jackson  to  prepare  themselves  for  the  exciting  season  that  lies  ahead.  Overall  the  day  went  fairly  well   and  the  team  concluded  with  a  record  of  2-­‐2,  finishing  third  in  the  tournament  overall.  Throughout   every  game,  they  tried  their  best  and  at  the  end  of  the  day,  lessons  had  been  learned.  After  every  game,   MVP  awards  were  given  out  and  our  MVPs  were  Faiq,  Luca,  Sihath,  and  Christain.  Congratulations  on   your  outstanding  performances.  This  tournament  was  really  essential  to  prepare  for  the  season  and   brought  the  team  closer  together.  The  season  opener  is  on  January  31  at  home.  Go  Dragons!              

Spirit  Days  -­‐  Super  Council   Donview’s  Spirit  Days  are  back  and  they  are  better  then  ever.  This  year,  Mr.  Ehrlich,  Mr.  Baker  and  Mrs.   Guinane,  along  with  the  Super  Council  team,  organized  Donview’s  Spirit  Days.  It  started  on  January  18,   with  the  student’s  favourite,  Pyjama  Day.  Students  and  teachers  enjoyed  the  comfy,  cozy  day  in  the   midst  of  winter.  To  get  rid  of  the  winter  blues  our  wonderful  team  also  organized  a  message/quote  day.   The  initiative  of  these  Spirit  Days  was  a  huge  success.  Students  were  joyful  and  relaxed,  which  in  turn   created  a  positive  atmosphere.  These  fun  themed-­‐outfit  days  will  be  happening  every  Thursday  all  the   way  until  March  Break!   Message  "Quote"  Shirt  Day  -­‐  Jan  25th   Sports  Jersey  Day  -­‐  Feb  1st   Twin  (or  triplets,  quads,  etc.)  Day  -­‐  Feb  8th   Hoodie  and  Hat  Day  -­‐  Feb  15th   Fandom  Day  –  Feb  22nd   Yellow  -­‐  Emoji  Day  –  March  5th   Black  and  White  -­‐  Formal  Day  –  March  6th   RAINBOW  Day  –  March  7th   GREEN-­‐St.  Patrick's  Day  –  March  8th   PLAID  Day  –  March  9th  

     

Ball  Hockey  on  the  rise   Interest  in  Donview's  7\8  Co-­‐Ed  ball-­‐hockey  tryouts  was  strong  as  over  30  students  came  out  to   participate!  The  team  consists  of  4  females  with  15  children  making  up  Donview's  7/8  Co-­‐Ed  floor   hockey  team.  The  coaches  are  Mr.  Kennedy  and  Mr.  Daniele.  The  sport  is  as  popular  as  ever!  Go   Dragons!             TDSB  News   TDSB  Heritage  Months     February  is  African  Heritage  Month  at  the  Toronto  District  School  Board  and  an  opportunity  to  recognize   the  experiences,  contributions  and  achievements  of  African  Canadians.  This  year's  theme  is  "From  Africa   to  the  World."   The  Toronto  District  School  Board  is  proud  to  recognize  Chinese  Heritage  Month  (CHM)  during  the   month  of  February.  The  theme  selected  by  the  C