On November 19, St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School celebrated ‘Be a d’Y Hero’ as part of Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. On that day, staff and students reminded each other of how to be a d’Y Hero and STOP BULLYING!
On November 18, staff at Lester B. Pearson Catholic School presented Trustee Scott McLauchlan with an award to recognize his service to the community.
Grade 8 students from St. Vincent de Paul School experienced history inquiry in action on November 11, during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Strachan Military Burial Ground at Fort York, where they laid a wreath to honour those who fought for our freedom and spoke first-hand with the veterans in attendance.
On November 13, hundreds of students at Cardinal Leger Secondary School learned CPR for CPR Month.
St. Ursula School proudly displays a special Remembrance Day poster in its hallway created by DECE, Mrs. Bisa.
On November 6, Iona Catholic Secondary School Music students had the honour of performing at the 35th Annual Cardinal’s Dinner at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
On November 5, staff at the Catholic Education Centre and Keaton Centre participated in Take Our Kids to Work Day. This program is an annual nation-wide event that helps parents, relatives and volunteers host Grade 9 students at their place of work.
The administration team at St. Jean-Marie Vianney School revealed their superhero powers on October 31 as part of the school’s Halloween celebrations.
St. Marcellinus Secondary School’s Grade 9 Cross Country runners Mitchell LeLiever, Anthony Williams, David Pontoni, Travis Scott and Lee Cruz won the Team Title at the 2014 OFSAA Cross Country Championships.
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 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.