Heads Up

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Message from Derek Poon, Head, Intermediate Division

derekUpcoming Intermediate Division dates:

Monday, Nov. 20: First dress; period one begins at 8:30 a.m.; principal’s assembly at 9:55 a.m., Laidlaw Hall, arts assembly; Year 9 student photographs in period three or four.
Thursday, Nov. 23: UCC/BSS co-production of Vimy, 7 p.m., lecture theatre
Friday, Nov. 24: UCC/BSS co-production of Vimy, 7 p.m., lecture theatre
Saturday, Nov. 25: UCC/BSS co-production of Vimy, 7 p.m., lecture theatre

UCC has long supported the annual nation-wide “Take Your Kids To Work” day for our Year 9 boys. We’re interested in knowing how members of our community feel about the classes that are scheduled on that day. To that end, please take a moment to complete this very brief survey to let us know your thoughts.

Each year, after the November long weekend, all boys at the Upper School are professionally photographed by Cangrad Studios while wearing first dress. The photos are used to update those currently in the database and families may purchase prints. Year 8 boys were photographed this past Tuesday and Year 9 boys will be photographed on Monday, Nov. 20.

The fall play is a UCC/The Bishop Strachan School co-production of Vimy by Vern Thiessen. It runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23, Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25 in the lecture theatre on the second floor of the creativity centre in the Upper School. Please ask your son to purchase tickets so you won’t miss out on another outstanding performance.

As temperatures continues to cool down, we want parents to help us reinforce that hoodies (UCC branded or otherwise) aren’t permitted as part of the school’s dress code. For additional warmth, boys may wear their school blazers or permissible long-sleeved tops, including three-quarter UCC house zips and navy blue-crested V-neck pullovers.

Thanks for reading.