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St. Martin Secondary School
"Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge"
905.279.3171
  • St. Martin Secondary School
  • 2470 Rosemary Drive
  • Mississauga ON, L5C 1X2
  • Phone: 905.279.3171
  • Fax: 905.279.3685
  • Principal: Samuel Macaluso
  • Vice Principal(s): Cheryl Bobb
  • Natalie Currah
  • Superintendent: David Amaral
  • Trustee:
  • Peter Ferreira (Ward 6)
  • Bruno Iannicca (Ward 7)
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St. Martin Secondary Important Updates

Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony

On the morning of November 6th, the St. Martin School community will be formally honoring student academic achievement. Award recipients will be recognized for academic excellence as earned in grades 9, 10, and 11 during the 2013-2014 school year. The ceremony will take place at 9:00am, in the gymnasium, followed by a reception. Come and join us as we celebrate the exemplary efforts of our students! For additional information please call – 905-279-3171. 

Graduation Photo Time - Grads of 2015

All 2015 Grads are to sign up for their graduation photo sitting.  Sign up will take place on Thursday October 23 and Friday October 24, between 10:00 and 2:00 both days.

Sign up will be in the front foyer.

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement of Peel  is  sharing a message to all high school students through the school or board websites or twitter about the opportunity to participate in after-school entrepreneurship programs that start the end of October and run once per week until March.

There are six Company Programs running in Peel region that students can register in for free!

December 3, 2014 (7:00-9:00pm) - Grade 8 Registration Open House

Information session will begin at 7:45pm in the cafeteria.  Come and see all that St. Martin has to offer.  MyBlueprint option forms along with the activity fee payment will be collected on this night.  Preferred method of payment is cash or credit card.

November 5, 2014 - Take Our Kids to Work Day for Grade 9 students

Students must return their permission forms to their homeroom teacher.

November 19, 2014 (7:00-9:00pm)

Regional Sports Information Night for all Grade 8 students.  Registration packages will be available on this night and must be returned by December 10, 2014

October 22, 2014 (6:30-8:30pm in the Gymnasium)

Post Secondary Information Fair. 

We will also have an NCAA eligibility/SAT information session in the Library at 7:00pm

October 16, 2014 - Teenage Mental Health Presentation

Learn about some of the most common mental health and substance abuse challenges that students experience throughout high school.

Peel Police - Region Wide Summer Safe Driving Campaign

Mississauga – The Divisional Neighbourhood Policing Units will be initiating a Summer Driving Campaign which will promote pedestrian safety in school zones through strict enforcement throughout the summer from Monday June 23, to Friday June 27.

When summer starts, we often times lose sight of the fact that students attend schools and community areas for summer camps and programs. This campaign will focus on those areas.

The project was designed to target our schools and community safety zones, to send a clear message that aggressive driving and the disregard for community safety will not be tolerated. This in turn would provide the community with a greater sense of safety and provide students of our local schools with a safe travelling environment.

Some driving tips for motorists in school zones and residential neighbourhoods:

  • Reduce speed in schools zones.
  • Be aware of school zone signage.
  • Be ready to stop at all times. Children do not always notice oncoming traffic.
  • Always try to make eye contact with children wanting to cross the road.
  • Be patient and wait for children to complete their crossing before proceeding.
  • Obey all yield, stop and traffic signal controls. It's the law.
  • Stop when directed to do so by a crossing guard.

When crossing intersections with or without signals, students should:

  • Stop before stepping into road
  • Increase visibility and indicate crossing intention to motorists
  • Wait for the pedestrian walk signal
  • Look in all directions before crossing
  • Stop, Look and Listen for traffic
  • Cross safely when the road is clear
  • Walk, don't run across the road
  • Where possible, use the buddy system
  • Watch for turning vehicles

The Peel Regional Police urges motorists to drive safely and responsibly with a reminder to all road users that "Road Safety is a shared responsibility”.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext 4027.

 

Construction & Renovation Projects

During the summer, there will be several renovation projects on the go.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

A message from the principal, re: Summer Renovations

There will be Ink - Writer's Club

Come to St. Martin Writer's Night - April 3 @ 7pm - in the Library

Class of 2014 Graduation Information

Who? What? When? Where? How much?

Grade 8 Orientation Visit

Our future Grade 9 Mustangs will visit St. Martin to participate in planned activities, tour the school and enjoy a light lunch.  Students will visit a variety of classrooms accompanied by senior students on April 15 from 9:45am until 1:00pm. 

Parent Teacher Interviews

Thursday March 27, 2014 from 5:30-8:30pm  Click for an extra copy of the Teacher/Parent Appointment Form.

Drumline performs at the Hershey Centre

On Friday February 28th, the St. Martin Drumline team performed at the Hershey Centre to a crowd of 4500 Mississauga Steelhead’s fans. The Drumline was supported by the St. Martin community of teachers and students that not only got to hear their talents echoing throughout the arena, but also energized everyone throughout a nail biting hockey game. All students that took part in this event represented the St. Martin community extremely well! Way to go Mustangs!!

Flood Outlook Watershed Conditions

Flood Message- Flood Outlook Watershed Conditions Statement

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)


 Dufferin-Peel Catholic Institute for International Education

International Student Program, Now Accepting Applications


 HEALTHY MINDS & HEALTHY BODIES:

Supporting Mental Health Session


 Mustang’s Winter Wonderland

Thursday, December 12 from 4:00-8:00pm

 COME SPEND THE NIGHT WITH YOUR FAMILY!


 Grade 8 Registration and Information Night

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 : 7pm - 9pm
Don't forget to bring your course selection verification sheet and your registration fee.


Put Yer Pinkies Up

On December 6th, 1989, in a university in Montreal, a man walked in with a gun. He ordered the men in the room to move to one side of the classroom while the women were told to move to the other side. The man then turned towards the group of women and started to shoot, simply because they were women. Fourteen women were brutally murdered that day.


In rememberance and raising awareness, St. Martin Hairstyling classes painted pinkies during the lunch periods - over 400 nails!


Anti-Bullying Week - Nov 11 to 15

Tuesday:  Pink t-shirt day--students will have the option of wearing a pink t-shirt with uniform pants, if a student does not own a pink t-shirt --accessories like a pink tie, pink belt or pink bracelet are acceptable with a full regular uniform

Wednesday:  Pledge day---students and staff are encouraged to sign the anti bullying pledge posted in the cafe

Thursday:  Videos will be shown in the cafe during both lunches

Friday:  Coco delivers a message of inclusion, faith & friendship through humor and song.  Presentations will be in the cafe: P1--grades 10 & 12 ; P2-- grades 9 & 11 ( www.inspiredbycoco.com )


Register now for My Blueprint!!

You will need your OEN # when creating an account to enable you to participate in course selection for 2014-2015


 

Celebrating Excellence

Academic Awards Ceremony - November 7, 2013 @ 9am in School Gymnasium


St. Martin Drumline at The 2013 Royal Winter Fair

November 1, 2013

Was invited to be a part of the opening ceremonies at the 2013 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Each member of the team carried themselves in such a way that the spirit of the Mustang carried throughout the arena, causing the crowds to applaud and cheer wherever they were. To add to such an exciting day, Ontario's very own Premier, Kathleen Wynne invited the St. Martin Drumline to be the first school in the debuting of the “AMAZEing Food Journey” exhibit. Despite her busy schedule, she made sure to make each of us feel welcome and even posed to have her picture taken with us! Ms. Vitale and Mr. Silvestri are very proud of the hard work and dedication that each of these students have put into the team. Go Mustangs Go!


 30th Anniversary Fr. Patrick Fogarty Awards

October 26th, 2013

Tamara DeSouza represented St. Martin Catholic Secondary School at the 30th Anniversary Fr. Patrick Fogarty Awards Dinner sponsored by the Catholic Education Foundation of Ontario. Students from across Ontario were recognized for their significant leadership achievements in their schools. Congratulations Tamara .

DPCDSB Annual Report

30/10/2014

2013-14 Director's Annual Report Read More

Penny Project

24/10/2014

In 2009, students at St. Marcellinus Secondary School in Mississauga, under the guidance of teacher Susan Carey, set a goal to collect 13 million pennies to donate to organizations involved in Holocaust/genocide education and prevention programs. Read More

Ottawa Quebec Incidents Resources for Parents

23/10/2014

Tragic incidents, such as the recent events in Ottawa and Quebec, can alter a person’s sense of security. We know that children may be upset or have questions about what has taken place. The following tips may be helpful to parents and guardians in dealing with issues that may arise. Read More

Bus Driver Appreciation Day

22/10/2014

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will pay tribute to its school bus drivers by holding a Bus Driver Appreciation Day on October 22. Read More

French Immersion Information Sessions

17/10/2014

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will hold a series of public information meetings in Mississauga and Brampton for parents and guardians interested in enrolling their children in the board’s French Immersion Program for the 2015-2016 school year Read More

Secondary Information Sessions

07/10/2014

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will hold a series of public information sessions for Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians interested in enrolling in a Dufferin-Peel Catholic secondary school for the 2015-16 school year. Read More

Ciao Italia 2015

06/10/2014

Secondary students are invited to participate in a learning experience that combines the sites of Italy with courses that count towards high school credit. Read More

Grade 9 EQAO and OSSLT Results

24/09/2014

Results from the 2013-2014 EQAO Grade 9 assessments of mathematics and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) indicate that Dufferin-Peel students exceeded the provincial average by between 4% and 13%. Read More

Elementary EQAO Results

17/09/2014

Results of the recently released 2013-2014 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) assessments mark the sixth consecutive year in which the percentage of Dufferin-Peel students achieving at, or above, the provincial standard (Levels 3 or 4) in Grades 3 and 6 has equalled or exceeded the provincial averages. Read More

Strategic System Review Survey

11/09/2014

In May 2014, the Board undertook a large-scale strategic review survey of stakeholders with a view to incorporating data gleaned from the survey into the development of the Board’s new Strategic System Plan, which would provide direction for the next five years. The survey was completed by May 31, 2014. Read More

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