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Ontario Public Service Jobs

If working outdoors as a park ranger or as a camping and fishing instructor sounds like a dream summer job, get your applications in for an opportunity with the Ontario Government.  This is the last week to apply for student jobs with the Ontario Public Service at Ontario Place, and in the fields of policy, engineering, and enforcement.  Applications will be accepted for these summer student jobs until Friday March 13th.

Check out the website at: for details on how to apply and more.

Pasta Night
Due to recent events we are sad to announce that the 3rd annual music department's pasta dinner has been canceled this year.

Fanshawe College Open House
Please note that the Open House scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled.  The college will reschedule at a later date.

Senior Badminton
Last night the Senior Badminton Team participated in their first tournament.  The team has a great start.  Congratulations!​


Junior Badminton
Congratulations go out to the Junior Badminton Team on their fine play in their first tournament of the season.  Great work Hawks.

Girls Rugby Try-outs​
A reminder to all girls trying out for Rugby, tonight is the final try-out being held in the gym at 5:30 to 7pm.

Senior Boys Basketball
The team is reminded to return their uniforms to Mrs. Pettipiece as soon as possible.

Muskoka Woods
The applications are due this week.  Please return your forms to the Learning centre in Room 117.​


Boys' Hockey
Last night the boys' hockey team travelled to Windsor to take on host, and defending champions, Villanova in the AAA SWOSSAA Championship.  The boys fell 1-0 early but stormed back to capture the title with a 6-2 victory.  This is the first SWOSSAA Championship for boys' hockey in the history of CKSS.  Congratulations fellas!
Salt & LightSalt and Light Christian Fellowship meets today in Room 213.

A reminder of the SAA meeting Thursday at lunch in the Myers Gym.

CKSS Clothing Order

Check out our new spring online clothing store!  The website address can be found on the CKSS website and on the display board in the front hall.

The website will stay open for ordering until April 5th.​


​Course Selection

The My Blueprint selection process will close tomorrow at 11:00.  If you have not entered your courses yet, you must go to Guidance today. 

GRADUATES:  We will enter, NOT RETURNING, if you do not let us know.


Senior Badminton
Tryouts will continue today at 4 pm in the West Gym.  If you are unable to attend, please let Mr. Pettipiece or Mr. Rich know.

3rd Annual Pasta Dinner
The Music Department's Annual Pasta Dinner is coming up on March 28​th.  Early bird tickets are on sale now.  Come to Room 231 at lunch today or Tuesday to purchase your early bird tickets for $15 for one or $25 for two.  We would love you to join us for a night of food and music at The Hub.

​Musicians Needed for Pasta Night
Do you play an instrument?  Do you and a few friends love to sing together?  Come to Room 231 at lunch on Wednesday or Thursday to audition to perform for the CK Music Pasta Night.​


Junior BadmintonPractice will be cancelled for today

Course Selection for Next Year
This is your last chance to enter your courses for next year.  See a counsellor today if you have not entered courses.  My Blueprint will be closed next week.

Grad Survey
Potential grads are asked to complete the grad survey on my blueprint.  Also, if you are planning on returning for a fifth year.  You must come to student services.

Ontario Government Jobs

Are you interested in learning more about business?  Are you bilingual?  The Ontario Government may have the job for you.

Today is the last day to apply for summer student jobs in business, technology, and languages with the Ontario Public Service.  Applications are accepted until 11:59 pm tonight for jobs in these categories.  Even after today's deadline, there are almost 30 more job types to apply to.

Find out more at: and apply online today!​


Rugby Tryouts


This is a reminder to all girls in grades 9-12 that Rugby Tryouts continue tonight in the West Gym from 5:30 – 7 pm.​


SAA Meeting


A reminder of the SAA meeting on Thursday at lunch in the Myers Gym.  All members please attend.
Junior Girls VolleyballThe Junior Girls Volleyball team traveled to Windsor last night to compete in the SWOSSAA Championship.  The team came up against a tough Sandwich team and lost in three games.  Congratulations on a great season.  Team members are asked to return uniforms to Mr. or Mrs. Pettipiece.​


Muskoka Woods


Attention Grade 10 and Grade 11 students, The Muskoka Woods Leadership Applications are now available in the Learning Centre.  Are you an outgoing leader that would like to work with our future Hawks?  Do you like camping and outdoor activities?  Are you looking to add leadership experience to your resume?  All participating SHSM students will complete Leadership Certifications through this experience.  See Mrs. Costello in Room 117 today for an application.

Badminton Tryouts
Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in playing Badminton should come out to the first try-out on Thursday at 2:30pm in the West Gym.

Band & Choir Pictures
Attention all new band and choir members, if you haven't gotten your picture taken yet, come down to the Comm-Tech Room during lunch tomorrow, March 4th.  If you play an instrument, bring it down with you to be photographed.

Music Department Picnic
Attention, all music students.  On Thursday, March 5th, come to Room 231 at lunch for our first ever music department picnic.  After a pizza lunch together, our younger music students will be receiving their mentor partners.​


Track & Field Team


The Track & Field Team will have their opening meeting and sign-up on Wednesday March 4th at the start of lunch in the Myers Gym.  Please see Mr. Quigley if you cannot attend.​

OFSAA Court Officials
A reminder that the scorekeepers, lines people and 3 ball system training sessions are on Tuesday at lunch in the Myers Gym and after school on Wednesday in the Myers Gym.​



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285 McNaughton Ave E, Chatham, ON, N7L 2G7
Principal: Ben Lawton
Vice Principal: Denise Helmer-Johnston
Vice Principal: Cal DeNure
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