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Daily Schedule

  • Period 1 & Homeform: 8:30 am - 9:47 am
  • Period 2: 9:55 am - 11:10 am
  • Lunch: 11:10 am - 12:00 pm
  • Period 3: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Period 4: 1:22 pm - 2:37 pm

Monday

Monday, May 21st, 2019
  • The Limestone District School Board is situated on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee.  We acknowledge their enduring presence on this land, as well as the presence of Metis, Inuit and other First Nations from across Turtle Island.  We honour their cultures and celebrate their commitment to this land. 

  • The Track team finished seventh at KASSAA last week with 14 personal bests!  Emily Swaine won discus and was second in shot.  Stuart Logan won triple jump and was second in long jump.  Audrey Burggraf won javelin and was fourth in discus.  Grace McKenna won pole vault.  David Miller-Brown won para shot.  Karissa Cumming was second in long jump and fifth in triple jump.  Michael Reid was second in triple jump and fourth in long jump.  Konner Weston was second in the 800.  Marcella Schlatter was second in shot.  Sarah Stevens was second in para shot.  Sophie Bedard was third in shot.  Nick Koss was fourth in 1500 and 3000.  Jack McCullough was fourth in 3000.  Conner Banting was fourth in triple jump and sixth in long jump.  Aaron Roodhart was fifth in shot and discus.  Sydney Wilkinson, Abby Dwane and Grace McKenna were also on the fourth place senior relay team.  Great job team!  Everyone is practicing tonight at Invista.  If you did not move on, please return your singlets to Ms. Swaine, Ms. Sparrow or Ms. O’Rourke this week – clean or dirty…hand them in!

  • You’ve got one more week to get your orders in for the beeswax food wrap and reusable mesh produce bags!  Help reduce your plastic consumption Blazers!  Pick up a form in the main office or talk to Ms. Lees.  Plastic pollution kills over 100,000 sea mammals and 1 million birds every year.  Change the way you think about plastic and be a part of the solution.  Forms are due by the end of this week! 

  • Bayridge!!  We need you in your best Blorange on Friday, May 24th – BLAZER GIVING BACK DAY!  Face paint and tattoos will be available.  There also may be a prize!  Come to school on May 24th in Blazer Style! 

  • It’s TODAY grads!!  You’ve still got time to sign up for the OSAP presentation which will run during 2nd period TODAY!  Sign up in Student Services ASAP!

  • Are you an LGBTQ+ student inspired by queer history and like making research projects?  Then consider making a project for Kingston’s first travelling queer history display!  Projects can cover any topics about LGBTQ+ past or present and can be presented in any media of your choice.  Projects are due May 31st.  For more information, questions, concerns or just looking for some youth support – message @ktown.youth.pride on Instagram or see Aidan Stork. 

  • The Arts Council will meet TODAY at lunch in Room 139. 

  • Do you like Queen’s merch?  Do you like Queen’s stuff at awesome prices?  Come to Blazer Day on May 24th and check out the Silent Auction!

  • Did you order a yearbook yet?  Bring in your $45 to the main office and reserve one TODAY! 

  • Are you 17 and have blood flowing through your veins?  If so – sign up for the last life bus of the year!  Sign up sheets and permission forms are available in the main office!  Blood, it’s in you to give!


Tuesday

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
  • Congratulations to the Junior Boys Soccer team on their 5-5 tie with LaSalle Secondary School yesterday!  One goal scored by Matt Jaansalu and four goals scored by Alvero Gonzalez. 

  • Congratulations to the Junior Girls Soccer team for an excellent finish beating LC in their final game of the regular season.  Highlights include goals scored by Casey Morton and Abi Harret.  Both assisted by Jill Parks.  Shut out to Maddie Jevons in net!  No practice tonight girls – rest up for our quarter final game Wednesday night!  Don’t forget to hand in your money for your soccer sweater ASAP!  They’ve arrived!! 

  • A huge thank you to Reya, Georgina, Marie and Student Council for their dedication in planning a very successful Bayridge Gala on Friday evening – Walking the Red Carpet!  Over 200 students and staff were in attendance.  Thanks to the staff who volunteered their time to make it possible! 

  • Hey Blazers!  Are you trying to reduce your plastic consumption but don’t now how?  Well…you’re in luck!  Right now ECO Team is selling beeswax food wrap and reusable mesh produce bags.  If interested, pick up a form in the main office or talk to Ms. Lees.  Plastic pollution kills over 100,000 sea mammals and 1 million birds every year.  Change the way you think about plastic and be a part of the solution!  Order forms are due by the end of this week! 

  • There will be a Rainbow Club meeting Wednesday at lunch in the Drama Room.  Everyone is welcome! 

  • The Truedell Public School Spring Fest is June 7th this year.  If you are looking for volunteer hours and want to help, please see Mrs. Highet. 

  • There will be a very short, and very quick meeting for all members of the baseball team at the beginning of lunch in Room 210. 

  • There is a very important meeting for all new 2019/20 student council members TOMORROW in Room 113 at lunch.  This includes ALL 2019/20 grade reps!  If you have not received your letter, please ask your homeform teacher!  Note to homeform teachers – please give out the letters you received on Friday! 

  • Reminder of the Indigenous Leadership Group Meeting TODAY at lunch in Room 137.  Come and find out what we are doing for indigenous leadership and reconciliation at Bayridge.  All are welcome! 

  • The Arts Council will meet TODAY at lunch in Room 139. 

  • Did you sign up to volunteer for Blazer Day?  Please come to a very important meeting THURSDAY at lunch in Room 113.  If you cannot make it, please speak to Georgina Seiffert for the details! 

  • Did you know that Leukemia patients can need up to 8 blood donors?  If you are 17 or older join us on Thursday, May 23rd for the last life bus of the year!  Sign up sheets and permission forms are available in the main office and should be returned to Kai Moore, Ms. Scarlett or to the drop box in the main office.  Blood, it’s in you to give. 

  • Are you an LGBTQ+ student?  An artist inspired by queer history?  Do you like making research projects?  Then consider making a project for Kingston’s first travelling queer history display!  Projects can cover any topics about LGBTQ+ past or present and can be presented in any media of your choice.  Projects are due May 31st.  For more information, questions or concerns – or even if you’re just looking for some youth support – please message @ktown.youth.pride on Instagram or see Aidan Stork. 


Wednesday

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

  • We are excited to announce that Bayridge Secondary School has earned a Silver Healthy Schools Certification through OPHEA.  We are the only secondary school in Limestone to receive this distinction.  Thanks go to our Wellness Team, and tri-councils who supported our Wellness Month in January and Wellness Week in April.  Our school focus on well-being is something to be proud of!  #BSSRocks  #BSSWellness

  • Attention GRADS!  TOMORROW is the deadline for all of your graduation paperwork including RSVP’s, award self-nominations, valedictorian AND class poet nominations.  See Ms. Moore if you have any questions! 

  • Do you like getting awesome stuff for discounted prices?  Well, you’re in luck!  Keep your ears and eyes peeled for Blazer Day announcements – Silent Auction is NOT to be missed! 

  • Hey Blazers!  Are you trying to reduce your plastic consumption but don’t now how?  Well…you’re in luck!  Right now ECO Team is selling beeswax food wrap and reusable mesh produce bags.  If interested, pick up a form in the main office or talk to Ms. Lees.  Plastic pollution kills over 100,000 sea mammals and 1 million birds every year.  Change the way you think about plastic and be a part of the solution!  Order forms are due by FRIDAY! 

  • Did you order a yearbook yet?  Bring in your $45 to the main office and reserve one TODAY! 

  • There is a Rainbow Club meeting TODAY at lunch in the Drama Room.  Everyone is welcome! 

  • The Truedell Public School Spring Fest is June 7th this year.  If you are looking for volunteer hours and want to help, please see Mrs. Highet. 

  • There is a very important meeting for all new 2019/20 student council members TODAY in Room 113 at lunch.  This includes ALL 2019/20 grade reps!  If you cannot make it – please speak to Mrs. Scarlett, Ava St. Lawrence or Georgina Seiffert.  

  • Writing Club is TODAY in Room 112 with Ms. Riley. 

  • Graduating students – REMINDER – sign up in Student Services for the OSAP presentation on May 23rd.  It doesn’t hurt to apply! 

  • Did you sign up to volunteer for Blazer Day?  Come to a very important meeting TOMORROW at lunch in Room 113.  If you cannot make it, please speak to Georgina Seiffert for the details! 

  • Chess Club is TODAY after school in the Social Science bearpit.  Check mate! 

  • Did you know that cancer patients can require up to 5 blood donors?  If you are 17 or older join us on Thursday, May 23rd for the last life bus of the year!  Sign up sheets and permission forms are available in the main office and should be returned to Kai Moore, Ms. Scarlett or to the drop box in the main office.  Blood, it’s in you to give. 

  • Just a reminder that there will be NO hot lunch in the culinary room this week.  Hold onto that $5 for next week’s amazing meal! 

  • Did you know that as humans, we naturally focus on the negative experiences and forget to focus on the positive?  Today’s challenge is to keep track of the good things that happen by making a list of a least 3 positive things in your life! 


Thursday

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

  • Congratulations to the Junior Girls Soccer team for an outstanding game last night!  Terrific play by all!  Great job by Olivia John and Mackenzie Jensen for running the midfield.  Excellent work by Autumn Mosher, Stephanie Swift and of course Mary Bedard on the full back line.  But huge shout out to Abi Harrett for her hard work and determination – always in on every play as well as a beautiful shot scoring our only goal!  Girls – please meet on TUESDAY at the start of lunch in Room 209.  See Ms. Dearborn if you cannot attend. 

  • Blue and orange flooded the Kingston Tennis Club yesterday at the KASSAA Tennis championships!  Bayridge had one of the largest contingents of student athletes and we definitely won the award for best shirts and most fun!  Our results were spectacular:

    • In Junior boys Singles – Alvaro Gonzalez lost a tough first match but came back from soccer to go undefeated on the B side to win the consolation title.

    • In Junior Girls Singles, Carmen Molina lost her first match, but recovered to dominate and win the B title as well.

    • In Junior Mixed Doubles – Alex Sarazin and Jenny Amsden won their way to the A championships and lost a super close match 6-4

    • Sofia Mufti and Emily Swaine went undefeated to make the A finals and barely missed winning the Junior Girls Doubles championship, losing in an agonizingly close tie break 7-5

    • First there was Steffi Graf, then there was Serena Williams and now there is Ana Arnau.  Ana showed amazing grit and determination in her A final and despite being two points away from a loss, she fought back to win 7-5 against a tough opponent and earned the title of Junior Girls Singles KASSAA Champion!!

    • Ana, Emily, Sofia, Alex and Jenny all move on to the Eastern Ontario Championships next week where more schools will learn to fear the ‘Ridge

  • Bayridge!!  We need you in your best Blorange on Friday, May 24th – BLAZER GIVING BACK DAY!  Face paint and tattoos will be available.  There also may be a prize!  Come to school on May 24th in Blazer Style! 

  • Attention GRADS!  TODAY is the deadline for all of your graduation paperwork including RSVP’s, award self-nominations, valedictorian AND class poet nominations.  See Ms. Moore if you have any questions! 

  • Do you want to support a charity while also snagging some awesome stuff?  Make sure to come to BLAZER DAY on Friday, May 24th!  Silent Auction items is coming to BSS.

  • Hey Blazers!  Are you trying to reduce your plastic consumption but don’t now how?  Well…you’re in luck!  Right now ECO Team is selling beeswax food wrap and reusable mesh produce bags.  If interested, pick up a form in the main office or talk to Ms. Lees.  Plastic pollution kills over 100,000 sea mammals and 1 million birds every year.  Change the way you think about plastic and be a part of the solution!  Order forms are due TODAY! 

  • Did you order a yearbook yet?  Bring in your $45 to the main office and reserve one TODAY! 

  • The Truedell Public School Spring Fest is June 7th this year.  If you are looking for volunteer hours and want to help, please see Mrs. Highet. 

  • GRADS!!!  Have you signed up for the OSAP presentation yet?  It has been moved to Tuesday, May 21st!  Sign up in Student Services!

  • Did you sign up to volunteer for Blazer Day?  Come to a very important meeting TODAY at lunch in Room 113.  If you cannot make it, please speak to Georgina Seiffert for the details! 

  • Just a reminder that there will be NO hot lunch in the culinary room this week.  Hold onto that $5 for next week’s amazing meal! 

  • Are you graduating and looking for a prom dress?  Dresses4Prom is hosting their one day prom dress giveaway where Grade 12 girls in need can choose a beautiful prom dress at no cost!  It will take place at the Delta Kingston Hotel on Sunday, June 2nd from 10am – 2pm.  They have a large selection of sizes and styles to choose from!  Just bring your student ID, no pre-registration is needed! 


Friday

Friday, May 17th, 2019

PA DAY - NO CLASSES