Have a safe and joyful August!

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To all students and staff at Bloor C.I. Summer School, the Library Learning Commons would like to wish you a fun and safe August.  Be sure to return  to this site in the future to make use of its many resources.

multi-word-outFor those of you staying in the city, be sure to stay in touch with the teen literary scene posted on the word out blog by the Toronto Public Library page.


Best of luck in your future endeavours…

Mr. Go



Guidance: Transcripts

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diplomaFrom Ms. Bassey, the Guidance Counsellor:
This is a reminder to all students that summer school does not issue transcripts nor extra report documents.  Any student who requires a transcript must:
  • fill out a transcript request form and
  • send it to the transcript office at 140 Borough drive in Scarbourough **There is a fee of $22.00 per copy.
The request form can be picked up from the office( room 103) from now until Wednesday, July, 23, – 3:00PM.  See Guidance for more information.

Study Tips

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Here are some basic sites with tips on studying for a math test or exam.  Try them out!


Math homework and test taking tips (about.com)

► WikiHow Math Exam study tips

► More tips (testtakingtips.com)

►  Khan Academy – video tutorials








Need to print?

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printerCheck out our new page on printing instructions here.

Note that this page is always available from the top menu – hover over Library >> then click Printing

Be sure to select 1276CLASS065.



The homestretch – Tips to beat the heat

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As we enter our final week, here are some tips to keep from collapsing during your final exams:


“6 cool, quirky ways to weather the heat” (CBC)

What is the humidex? (CBC)




Avoid heat-exhaustion (WebMD): stay hydrated! (Drink lots of water).


Full Disclosure this Friday

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Ms. Bassey, our Guidance Counsellor, would like to remind you that this Friday, July 19th at 2pm,  is the final time to drop a course (also known as FULL DISCLOSURE) as it says on our student calendar.  Any students enrolled in a course after this date will have their mark recorded on their transcripts.

Make an appointment with Ms. Bassey if you are unsure about your status in a course.


TPL What’s On

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Zinio eMagazines Now Available to Borrow for Free at the Library
Now, free with your library card, you can borrow Zinio eMagazines at torontopubliclibrary.ca. Zinio offers unlimited access to current issues of popular magazines such as “Rolling Stone,” “The Economist,” “National Geographic,” “Maclean’s” and “Chatelaine”.


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