The 411 on Teens and Substances

Come out on November 22, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm to get the 411 on Teens and Substances from John Westland, Social Worker at Sick Kids Hospital.

This interactive discussion for parents and caregivers will explore what teens are using, why teens use drugs, the signs of drug use, prevention strategies, how to respond, and how to address peer influences.

For more information, see the flyer:

411 Workshop with Sick Kids Hospital

Danforth CTI Sign Honours Our Veterans This Week

The sign displays the names of the 2,300 Danforth students and staff who enlisted for military service during the Second World War.  255 of these individuals gave their lives serving their country and many others were injured. Of the 2,300 who served, 2,286 were students, 28 were young women, 13 were teachers, and one was from the secretarial staff.

Speak Up Project Grants

2017-18 SpeakUp Project Grants
are now open!

Students in grades 7-12
at publicly funded schools can apply.

SpeakUp Projects Grants of up to $2,500
are available to help students lead projects that make a difference
in their classrooms, schools and communities.

Students can learn more and apply online at ontario.ca/speakup.

Hurry!
Deadline is
December 7, 2017, at midnight, EST.

New World Issues (CGW4U) Course Offering

As a result of the restructuring a new course has been created on Day 2 Period 3. For those students who have a spare and would like to take the course, please see your guidance counsellor ASAP.

CGW4U is a MaST acceleration option and a grade 12 U/M course eligible for university admissions.

Description:
In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life, and analyse government policies, international agreements, and individual responsibilities relating to them. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including the use of spatial technologies, to investigate these complex issues and their impacts on natural and human communities around the world.

Prerequisite:
Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities

Volunteer Fair Winners!

On Tuesday, Danforth students had the opportunity to speak with Volunteer Agencies in our community. A huge thank you to all of the students who completed their Volunteer Fair Worksheets and put their name in for the prize draw.

Our grade 9 winner is HENOS Z and our grade 10 winner is SUBHA T. Congratulations Henos and Subha! Please see Ms. Reavell-Roy in Guidance to claim your prize.