Students at Robert F. Hall Catholic S.S. had the opportunity to participate in a cricket try day. Students were engaged in an introduction to learning how to bowl, bat and field with Cricket Canada.
St. Anne School won first place in the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association video contest. Students highlighted how St. Anne ignites hope in the school community through their video “Sending Hope: One Shoebox at a Time”.
Grade 4/5 French Immersion classes at St. Margaret of Scotland School raised over $500 for the Australia relief efforts through a bookmark sale. Nine different student designs were selected and each bookmark was coloured by the students.
John Cabot Catholic Secondary School students Maksym Kostiw, Emilia Koc and Karla Cubias (Team MEK) won the Investment Strategies Program at Junior Achievement Central Ontario and were presented with a $2,000 TFSA.
Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Secondary School introduced a senior Ice Sports Physical education class this past semester. The class included figure skating, curling, ringette and ice hockey.
The Student Council at St. Benedict School made scripture come alive by visiting all the classrooms and reading and acting out passages of scripture leading to Jesus’ birth. The students actively displayed their faith and showed great leadership.
During anti-bullying week, students at St. Edmund Campion S.S. were invited to take a photo with a positive message saying, “Hello my name is…loved, beautiful, worth it, etc.”
Grade 9 student Akua Boampong from Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School had the opportunity to shadow City of Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie for Take Your Kids to Work Day on November 6.
Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School’s Sports SHSM team travelled to Algonquin Park for an experiential and outdoor education trip.
Students at St. Helen School wrote Christmas cards and greetings for members of the Canadian Armed Forces. More than 250 cards were sent from the school community.
John Cabot C.S.S. English Language Learners take part in after-school cooking classes hosted by the Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre. Students learn how to make healthy choices when shopping and selecting recipes, then work as a team to create a meal.
On December 6, St. Francis Xavier Secondary School hosted a Boys to Men’s Night-In event, which focused on the theme of Welcoming & Belonging.
Students in the Planning for Independence class at John Cabot C.S.S. help run the school’s Grab and Go Snack Program providing nutritious snacks to students each morning.
On Nov. 19, DPCDSB staff and members of our community celebrated the board’s 50th Anniversary with a celebration dinner. Thanks to all staff, students, parishes and community members, who have contributed to 50 Years of Excellence in Catholic Education.
On November 14, students from St. Marcellinus Secondary School put faith into action spending the day at GLOBALMEDIC Toronto packing Emergency Family kits for the people of Yemen
Students from the Chaplaincy Club at Loyola C.S.S. went on a pilgrimage to Guelph, which included a walk through the Old Growth Forest project operated by the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, and then a tour of the beautiful Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate.
The Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School Communication students attended The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Students had the unique opportunity to take part in a special behind the scenes experience, interacting with Ontario farmers and their animals.
Students at Father Francis McSpiritt collected over 800 kgs of clothing for the school’s Bag2School Collection initiative.
Our Lady of Good Voyage School participated in the City of Mississauga’s Remember 11-11 Project. Students made poppies out of wildflower seed balls that were then placed in natural areas around Mississauga.
On November 6, DPCDSB hosted a group of Grade 9 students taking part in Take Our Kids to Work Day at the Catholic Education Centre and Keaton Centre.