Staff and students at St. Rita School celebrated Bus Driver Appreciation day on October 22. The Bus Monitors presented their Bus Drivers with handmade cards and St. Rita School mugs.
On October 22, staff and students at St. Josephine Bakhtia School celebrated Grandparents Day. This year's theme was "Love You Forever." More than 300 grandparents participated in an assembly and visited classrooms.
On October 15, the St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School community walked four kilometres to St. Marguerite d'Youville Parish for their annual ShareLife Walkathon. The event raised $14,000 to support the work of 43 local and global Sharelife agencies.
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School hosted its annual “Boys Night In” for Grade 9 students on October 8. Students participated in a variety of activities that were facilitated by the senior student mentors and staff. The night was extremely rewarding and it continues to be a huge success as our students came together in a spirit of camaraderie, fun and Faith to help build Cardinal spirit and a stronger sense of community at St. Thomas Aquinas.
On October 2, administrators and staff from throughout Dufferin-Peel gathered at St. Josephine Bakhtia Catholic School to launch Dufferin-Peel's Annual ShareLife and United Way Campaigns.
Students at Cardinal Leger Secondary School carry on with Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope by participating in the school’s annual 5 km Terry Fox Walk/Run on September 24.
In September, 57 Grade 12 Holy Name of Mary Secondary School students travelled to Muskoka for five days of leadership, team building and personal challenges at Camp Olympia.
The beginning of the school year celebration brought much joy to the St. Mark School community as students and families reflected on their Catholic Education theme, Exploring Paths of Joy. Students from each class “walked the path” with a symbol of our promise to be the light of Christ in our world.