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Message from Derek Poon, Intermediate Division head

derek poonUpcoming Intermediate Division dates:

Friday, Jan. 27: Casual dress day in honour of your heritage
Monday, Jan. 30: First dress; period one starts at 8:30 a.m.; principal’s assembly starts at 9:55 a.m.; three head steward finalists’ speeches
Wednesday, Feb. 1: UCC Jazz Cafe 6:30 to 8 p.m., Weston Hall
Thursday, Feb. 2: Afternoon focus, classes dismissed at 1:10 p.m.; parent-teacher interviews and student-led conferences by appointment from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 3: No classes for parent-teacher interviews and student-led conferences by appointment from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Student-led conferences are scheduled for Thursday and Friday of next week by previously booked appointments online. Note the early dismissal time on Thursday and that there are no classes on Friday.

“Collaboration Day” is a co-ed, all-day event for all Year 1 students on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Branksome Hall. The themes of the day are to honour people’s voice and perspective and to develop empathy. Form advisers will email parent permission forms for this day soon.

Feb. 7 is also World Affairs Conference day at UCC. Year 2 boys must attend and participate. The conference opens on the evening of Monday, Feb. 6 and the opening address will be given by Dr. Aubrey De Grey. Details are available online.

Founder’s Dinner, a major event on the UCC calendar, is on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Please check here for details and to purchase tickets.