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Sr. Hawks Football
We started off the season with a big win over St. Pats 34-12.  Next action will be on Thursday at Northern.

CK's Gender and Sexuality Alliance is a fun, supportive and inclusive club for all LGBTQ+ students and allies.  We welcome everyone to our first meeting of the year.  Thursday September 26 at lunch in Room 208.  We will continue to meet every Thursday this semester. Feel free to stop by anytime.

Junior Girls' Basketball
During a close battle against St. Pats last night, the girls suffered a loss of 37-32 in league play.  We will host Northern next Tuesday.

Senior Girls' Basketball
Last night the girls travelled to Sarnia St. Pats to compete in league play.  Non-stop action from start to finish had the girls working hard and losing 48-41 in the end.

CKSS Cross Country
Yesterday, at the Cross Country Meet in Dorchester, our Senior Girls' and Junior Boy's Teams both placed second.  Way to go Hawks!  See you at practice tonight.​


Resource Room & Student Success
The Resource Room will be closed all day today.  Student Success will be closed for periods 3 and 4.

Yearbooks will be sold tomorrow at lunch in the front hall until 11:10 am.  $45 Cash!  Order yours early so you don't miss out.​


St. Clair Dual Credit
A reminder of the St. Clair Dual Credit meeting today at 9:45 in the Career Centre for all students enrolled in the program.

Lost & Found
If you have lost or misplaced any items in the school, the lost and found is located in the main office.  Please do not hesitate to come to the office to check if someone has returned your lost items.

Ryerson University
Ryerson will be holding a presentation today at lunch in the Career Centre.  Any interested students are encouraged to attend.

Power Hour
Power Hour is back!  Starting Monday September 23, Mr. Sztrolovics and Mr. Pettipiece will be available to provide help with a wide variety of subjects.  Or, maybe you are just looking for a quiet place to work after school.  Laptops and Chromebooks are available too.  Power Hour is offered Monday to Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Library.  Hope to see you there.
Senior Girls' BasketballThere is a practice today at 5:30.

Senior Football
We start this season on Thursday night at 7pm when we take on St. Pats.  Come out and cheer on your Hawks under the lights.

Spirit Day
Student Council has announced that our first spirit day of the school year will be on Thursday September 26.  Dress in the clothes of your favourite decade for Throwback Thursday.

Computer Science Club
We will be meeting on Wednesdays at lunch in Room 215.  All students are welcome.  No programming experience is necessary.
Salt & LightWe meet today at lunch.  Anyone is welcome in Room 213.​


SAA Meeting
A reminder of the SAA meeting Thursday at lunch in the Myers Gym.  New members are more than welcome to attend.

Undergraduate Awards
This week is Undergraduate Award Meeting week.  The annual awards ceremony will be held October 9th.  Meetings will be held today, tomorrow and Thursday to notify award winners.

Global Voices
We will meet every Friday in Room 225 at lunch.  If you are interested in various cultures, current events, politics and or social justice, come out and join us for friendly discussion and sometimes debate.  We welcome all with open arms.

Anti-Bullying Team
Come out this Wednesday to Room 122 at the start of lunch to see what we are all about.  All grades are welcome.

March Break Trip
There will be an important meeting at lunch on Wednesday for all students attending the Italy/Greece Trip on March Break.  The meeting will take place in Room 126.  Please see Mrs. Bourassa or Mrs. St. Peter-Catton if you cannot attend.​


Junior Boys' Volleyball Team
The Junior Boys' Volleyball Team earned a third place finish at the University of Waterloo Warrior Overkill Classic Tournament on Saturday.  See you at practice today boys at 4pm in the West Gym.

Girls' Hockey
Anyone interested in playing girls' hockey at CKSS this year, or next year, a sign-up sheet is posted outside of Room 107C.  Today is the last day to sign up for girls' hockey.  Information about a meeting this week and tryouts will be sent out by email to everyone on the sign-up list.

Senior Girls' Basketball Team
This past weekend, the Senior Girls' basketball Team took to the floor at the University of Windsor Basketball Tournament.  They had 4 competitive games against Banting, St. Anne's, Mother Teresa and Kingsville.  It was non-stop action until the very end in each of these games.  Congratulations to all the girls for their hard work this weekend.  Girls are reminded of practice today at 4pm in the Myers Gym.  Our first League game takes place tomorrow where we host UCC.  Come out and support your Hawks!  Junior game is at 5:30pm followed by the Senior game at 7pm.

Junior Girls' Basketball Team
The Junior Girls' Basketball Team were 2 and 2 this past weekend in a tournament in Kingsville.  Come out to the Myers Gym tomorrow at 5:30pm as they host UCC in their first League game.​


Boys Volleyball Tournament Team
The list for the tournament team is posted outside of the West Gym.  Thank you to everyone who tried out.  If your name is on the list, please see Mrs. Davis in the front hall at lunch before 11:10.  There is no practice tonight.  Next practice is Monday at 5:30 in the West Gym.

Girls Hockey
Anyone interested in playing girls hockey at CKSS this year, or next year, a sign-up sheet is posted outside of Room 107C.  All new Grade 9 girls hockey players are welcome and encouraged to sign up.  A meeting will be held next week.​


Dance Team Auditions
Thank you to the 30 students who came out to the Dance Team auditions last night!  There was so much talent and energy there.  Please check the final team list that is posted outside of the Dance Studio Room 141 today.  Hand in your availability form to the coaches sometime today also.  An important Dance Team meeting will occur tomorrow at the start of lunch in Room 141.

Boys Volleyball Tournament Team
The final tryout for the Boys Volleyball Tournament Team will take place tonight from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the Myers Gym.

Niner's Night
A big thank you to all Grade 9's that attended Niner's Night 2019!  Congratulations to this year's winning classroom – Mrs. Redfern's Raptors.​


Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day is September 30.  Wear an Orange Shirt to acknowledge the harm that was done to residential school students and to show commitment to the principle that every child matters.  Shirts will be on sale this Thursday and Friday in the front foyer.  Shirts are $13.

Art Club
We will begin meeting Tuesday September 17 from 2:30-3:30pm.  The meetings will be held in Room 126.  See Mrs. Myers for details.

Salt & Light
Every Wednesday at lunch, Salt & Light Christian Fellowship meets in Room 213.  If you're in Grade 9 and want to hear about what we've done in the past, we welcome your input for ideas for this year as well.  We support one another and foster spiritual growth as we learn about what it means to be a Christian in our families, at school and with our friends.  Everyone is welcome.

College & University Visits
Visits start today.  Lakehead University will be here today in the Careers Centre at Lunch.  The schedule for the visits is posted on our website and on twitter.

Niner's Night
A reminder to all Grade 9's.  Niner's Night is tonight at 6pm in the Myers Gym.  Don't miss out on this amazing event.  Dress up in your CKSS school spirit.  See you there.

Bands & Choir
Attention Music Kids and Future Music Kids!  Rehearsals for bands & choir have begun, but it's not too late to join.  All rehearsals are in Room 231.  Choir Monday 2:30 to 3:30.  Jazz Band 2:30 to 4:00.  Concert Band 2:30 to 4:00.

Dual Credit
There will be a mandatory meeting for all Dual Credit Students attending Lambton College this fall, at 11:45 in the Career Centre on Thursday September 12.  Please see Mr. Quigley in Student Services if you have any questions.​


Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day is September 30.  Shirts will be on sale for students this Thursday and Friday in the front foyer.  Shirts are $13.

CKSS Tennis Team
Tryouts continue today for the school tennis team.  All grades are welcome.  Tecumseh Public School tennis courts at 3pm.  See Mr. Van Horn in Room106 if you have any questions.​


Senior Girls' Basketball
The Team competed in their first tournament this past weekend.  With two wins and one loss, they showed great potential.  They are reminded of practice today at 5:30.

CKSS Tennis Team
Tryouts begin today.  All grades are welcome.  Tecumseh Public School tennis courts at 3pm.  See Mr. Van Horn in Room 106 if you have any questions.

Junior Boys Volleyball
Tryouts are this afternoon at 2:30 in the West Gym for any Grade 9 or Grade 10 boys who are still interested in playing volleyball.

Grade 9 and Grade 10 iPads
If you have not yet received your iPad, you will need to pick up a green iPad Agreement form the main office.  Once it is signed, return it to the main office.

School Pictures
Lifetouch School Photography will be here this Friday.  If you have not received an order form, they can be picked up on the front counter of the main office.

Potential Grads Scholarships & Bursaries
Have you added yourself to the scholarship and bursary Google classroom?  Join today, there is already one scholarship posted that is due October 1st.  Use classroom code β€œ5003U4".  If you have any questions, see Student Services.

Student Athletic Association
There are many groups and clubs available for you to join here at CKSS.  One of the many clubs is the SAA.  You do not have to be an athlete to join.  The SAA supports the athletic functions and teams here at the school as well as gets involved with community events such as Goodfellows and our annual charity games against the Chatham Kent Police.  The SAA meets every Thursday at the start of lunch in the Myers Gym.  Our first meeting is this Thursday, September 12th.​


Chatham Kent Secondary School
285 McNaughton Ave E, Chatham, ON, N7L 2G7
Principal: Murray Hunt
Vice Principal: Bernadette Bruette
Vice Principal: Cal Denure
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