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  • Cardinal Ambrozic CSS
  • 10 Castle Oaks Crossing
  • Brampton ON , L6P3A2
  • Principal: Emanuel Farrugia
  • Vice Principal(s): Vincenzo Angaran
    Diana Speranza
    Daniella Gizzi

  • Superintendents: Wayne Brunton
  • Trustee: Shawn Xaviour (Brampton Ward 10, 8)
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Opt-Out Form for eLearning Graduation Requirements

Opt-out form-eLearning-DPCDSB (1).pdf

 

Year End Expectations

Please read the below letter outlining year end expectations

Year End Expectations.pdf

 

Tuesday April 19- Cardinal Ambrozic Dough Raiser

 

Learning Mode Survey

Dear Parents/Guardians,

As we approach the 2nd half of Semester 2, we are asking for you to please indicate the learning mode your child(ren) will engage in. 

The options are in person or remote only. The deadline to complete the survey is April 8.

Please use the following link https://forms.gle/MSskh1RaaFjgXyUBA

 

Information from The City of Brampton Youth Task Force

Please review the information below as there are number of wonderful supports, programs, and events for our youth. Also share amongst your networks. As usual, we will also post this on our Youth Support Task Force webpage.

  

1. Black History Month: Weekly Performance Series - rosetheatre.ca, Tuesday nights, 8 – 10 pm. Enjoy an entertaining online performance series to celebrate Black History every Tuesday night all month long. Performances will be livestreamed from the Rose Theatre stage. 

·       February 15: A performance with Des McKenzie in partnership with ACCIDA

·       February 22: A performance with Travis Knights in partnership with ACCIDA

 

2. Weekly Lunch‘n’Learns: Every Wednesday, 12 – 1 pm. Join MOYO Health & Community Services for a weekly educational session. Topics include:

·       February 16: Supporting Black 2SLGBTQ+ Individuals

·       February 23: Celebrating Black Excellence

 

For a full list of Black History Month events, please City of Brampton Black History Month Celebrations.

 

3. Family Day Celebrations: Celebrate Family Day with us on February 21 by joining us for a variety of exciting activities.  For more information and registration, visit City of Brampton Family Day Celebrations

 

4. FREE Youth Drop-in Basketball: Come out to show off your skills and sharpen your game. Join us for FREE youth drop-in basketball every Saturday.  Where: Save Max Sports Centre, When: Every Saturday from 5:15-6:45 pm, Click here​​​ to register and reserve your spot!

 

5. National Youth Week 2022- Community Partner Call Out: The City of Brampton’s National Youth Week takes place every year from May 1st to May 7th. This week recognizes youth and their positive contributions to the community, such as volunteerism, sports, leadership and more. Thank you for those who have submitted youth events to us to be included in the City’s National Youth Week webpage and calendar. Please share your events, plans and initiatives for National Youth Week by March 1st, 2022 by sending an email to Binu.Saradakutty@brampton.ca.  You don’t have to have all the details and logistics fully figured out but we do need some information to ensure your organization is part of the City’s National Youth Week calendar of events and programs. Specific details we are looking for by March 1st are Event Name, Date, Time and Mode of delivery: In Person/ Virtual

 

6. Sheridan Career Launch Job Fair: Sheridan is hosting its first-ever virtual Career Launch Job Fair on Wednesday, February 16, 2022. This job fair is open to students, recent graduates, and members of the public who are interested in taking the next step in their careers. Job seekers can connect with these employers and community partners via virtual booths about current and future openings, which could include summer roles, co-op/internship, new-graduate roles, and other positions at various levels.  The job fair will run from 10:00am – 5:00pm EST. If you are interested in attending, you can register for the event here: bit.ly/3zPBOqH  

 

7. Rapport Youth and Family Services - ECLYPSE Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) Program for Peel Youth. It is a 16 weeks commitment program.  Registrations happening in person by appointment only. Email zsuni@rapportyouth.com for any questions or clarifications.

 

8. CMHA Mental Health Program- Bounce Back - BounceBack program is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. CMHA invites you to an information session to learn more about the BounceBack program.

In the sessions, CMHA will be explaining how the BounceBack program has been culturally adapted to be safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. They will touch on important topics like being a newcomer, stigma and discrimination.                      To register for any session, please click the following dates:

o   February 23rd at 11am Register here

o   February 24th at 2pm Register here

o   March 8th at 1pm Register here

o   March 10th at 12pm Register here

                   For more information, please visit the City’s Youth Support Task Force web page.  Also if you want to view Upcoming City and Community Events, Browse through the City’s events calendar to explore events and activities taking place in the community. If you have an event, please feel free to submit via the City’s events page and it will be reviewed and posted.

Love Builds Brains- the Heart and Brain connection- Rise Together to Resilience.

CCCSC is proud to present an event being held on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at 7:00 pm for all to attend. CCCSC will welcome Dr. Jean Clinton who will be presenting Love Builds Brains- the Heart and Brain connection- Rise Together to Resilience.

Love Builds Brains- the heart and brain connection- with Dr. Jean Clinton - January 26, 2022.pdf

 

Cardinal Ambrozic- Distribution of Rapid Antigen Testing Kids

 Cardinal Ambrozic Rapid Antigen Test Distribution.pdf

BTNX Self Screening Instructions-EN.pdf

Christmas Break Rapid Antigen Testing Family Guidance 2021 REV.docx

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser 

Krispy Kreme fundraiser letter.pdf

Message for Cardinal Ambrozic Families- Toy Mountain Campaign

Seasons Greetings Families of Cardinal Ambrozic! This year we are working in collaboration with the Salvation Army and CTV News Toronto by participating in their Toy Mountain Campaign. We will be collecting new non-violent toys for children and teens, in hopes of putting a smile on their face this Christmas Season. Toys will be collected from December 1 – December 15. Some examples of toys and gifts include board games, dolls, scarves, hat and mitten sets, make-up kits, books, sporting goods, and school supplies. Thank you for your donation and spreading some holiday cheer this Christmas Season.

toydrive.jpg 

 

APCE Provincial Newsletter: November 20th Event

OAPCE parent newsletter Nov messenger (1).pdf

 

Letter from Catholic School Council and the Mission Room at Cardinal Ambrozic

used uniform memo Nov 4.pdf

CCCSC Parent Engagement Event

CCCSC is proud to present a parent engagement event on Thursday, November 25th at 6:30 p.m. for all to attend.  CCCSC will welcome Dr. Anne Jamieson (Executive Director of the Ontario Institute for Catholic Education) who will be presenting “Catholic Education: From the bath to the table – off to school and beyond”.

Catholic Education- From the bath to the table with Dr. Anne Jamieson - Nov. 25, 2021 (1).pdf 

 

 

An Important Message from your Principal

 

Flip Give parent letter.pdf

 

An Important Message from your Principal

 

Dear Parents/Guardians: 

As we approach the transition from Quadmester 1 to Quadmester 2 in the secondary calendar, please note the following: 

  1. LEARNING MODE: 

If you wish to change learning modes (i.e., from in-person learning to remote learning or vice versa) for Quadmester 2, please advise your child’s guidance counsellor by no later than Thursday, November 4 end of day, of your intent to change OR send an email to: AMBROGuidance@dpcdsb.org. 

Thank you for your attention to this matter. If you have any questions, please contact the guidance department directly. 

  1. LOCKERS: 

Peel Public Health has advised us that we are able to assign lockers.  Each student will be assigned their own locker.  Due to increased enrollment, Grade 12 students will share a locker with another student and information on that process will be shared with students.  Students are responsible for the contents and maintenance of their assigned locker and are to secure their given locker with a school-purchased combination lock. If a student requires a lock, they can be purchased from the school using SchoolCashOnline and picked up in the main office (with proof of purchase).  Students are not permitted to switch lockers without the permission of an administrator. 

Thank you all for your co-operation. 

 

With thanks, 

Michelina Battaglini 

Principal 

 

 

City of Brampton – Community Information Update

School Vaccine Clinics:

 

Anyone born in 2009 or earlier can attend a school vaccine clinic to get their first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Fletcher's Meadow Secondary School

10750 Chinguacousy Rd, Brampton

October 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Walk to in or book an appointment

École secondaire Jeunes sans frontières

7585 Promenade Financial, Brampton

October 19, 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.*
Walk to in or book an appointment

 

Van Vax Mobile Clinic: The Vax Van mobile clinic is making stops in your neighbourhood to offer the COVID-19 vaccine for anyone born in 2009 or earlier. The van offers a convenient option for you to get your vaccine. Vax Van coming to your neighbourhood

 

 

City of Brampton Events/Information:

 

Fright Nights Are Back! Join us for spooktacular family fun Oct. 16, 23 and 30 at select recreation centres. Activities include: spooky movies, wagon rides, marshmallow roasting, crafts, entertainment and more. Admission is free. Events run from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

Youth Hub Open House: Come out for a drop-in information session to find out about the Youth Hub coming to the Susan Fennell Sportsplex. Join us for free snacks, games, a chance to win prizes, and to find out more about the Youth Hub! Attendees are invited to stay for FREE drop-in basketball from 6:30 - 8 pm (for ages 13 - 29). Learn more here

 

Ninja Course, Parkour and Rockwall: Now open at Ken Giles Recreation Centre! Programs are available for various age groups, and all ability levels are welcome.

 

Afterschool Programs: Keep your children engaged, active and having fun with after school programs and activities at City of Brampton Recreation Centres. A variety of free and low cost programs are available. Learn More.

Recreation Division is hiring for a variety of part-time positions. Working with Brampton Recreation is a rewarding experience. Please share the information attached with your networks or encourage a youth to apply today and be part of our growing team!

 

Brampton Fire Career Info Session for Youth. Fire and Emergency Services is a highly rewarding career path that offers flexibility, competitive salary, benefits and an opportunity to make a difference and serve in the community. Learn about various roles in the Fire service, including firefighting, fire prevention, education & life safety, apparatus and maintenance, and more. Join Brampton Fire and Emergency Services for a youth-focused career info session on Thursday, October 21, from 6:30-8:00 pm. This virtual session is for youth and young adults (ages 14-29) - an integral part of our community and the future of our workforce and economy. Register now!  

 

Growing Creative Careers in Brampton with WorkInCultureThis is an intensive 10 session program that will include activities, reflective work, access to online resources and experts, for artists and arts workers, as well as drop-in sessions from Oct. 14 to Dec. 15 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

 

 

Bramalea Knights Youth Basketball Program - Fall 2021 After School Mentorship and Basketball Program


The Fall 2021 After School Mentorship and Basketball Program has been sponsored by ProAction Cops & Kids which allows the team to provide the program at NO COST to youth in the community. This is a great After School program for Youth to improve their game, get some exercise and learn valuable life-skills. The program consists of two parts; Youth Mentorship and Basketball Training/Development.

·        Date: October 13th to November 25th every Wednesday (Ages 8-12) OR Thursday (Ages 13-16)

·        Times: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

·        Location: Playground Brampton Indoor Courts - 25 Kings Cross Road, Brampton

·        Register online at www.bramaleayouthbasketball.com. If you have any additional questions, please contact Ryan, Program Coordinator, at 289-716-6871

 

 

For more information, please visit the City’s Youth Support Task Force webpage.             

 

Picture Day 2021

Picture Day Oct 5th (1).jpg 

Student Activity Fee for 2021-2022 School Year

Good afternoon Parents/Guardians,

 

We hope your child has been having a great start to the school year at Cardinal Ambrozic C.S.S.  As a reminder, the deadline of September 30th to pay your child’s Student Activity Fee for the 2021-2022 school year, is fast approaching.  Please pay using School Cash Online at www.schoolcashonline.com.  If you have not set up an account, it is fast and easy to do.  Alternatively, you can pay at the school during the hours of 9am-3pm.  The fee of $65 is applicable for all students, both in person and online learners. 

 

If you should have any questions, please contact the school.

 

Wishing you a wonderful week ahead. A message from the Cardinal Ambrozic Administration Team

 

Parking Lot Letter to Parents- September 21 2021

Parking Letter for Parents - Sept 21 2021.pdf

 

04/27/2021: Updated Adapted Student Schedule for Quadmester 4 

Please see below a copy of the adapted student schedule for Quadmester 4.

Cardinal Ambrozic Adapted Student Schedule QUAD 4 April 26, 2021.pdf

 

04/26/2021:  Supporting Your Child with Mental Health & Online Learning 

Below is a special presentation for parents on how to support their children with mental health and online learning. Please email Joanna.Kajda@dpcdsb.org if you have any further questions. Please see the Google Document below for the presentation.
Supporting Your Child with Mental Health & Online Learning Presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1lV8fi6zLhgU-M3-DXJiNkDaWMuC2NWpbq9kZuPRpbb0/edit?usp=sharing

 

03/05/2021: Course Selection

Course Selection for the 2021/2022 academic year has officially ended. We ask that you verify your child's course selection with them. Should a course change be necessary, please contact your child's Guidance Counsellor (please see the Guidance Department page for the Guidance Department Directory). For Guidance Inquiries and Registration: AMBROGuidance@dpcdsb.org

 

02/12/2021: Daily COVID-19 Screening Information for February 16th, 2021 Return to School

Read the following documents for information regarding daily COVID-19 screening for students and staff, upon return to school, starting Tuesday, February 16th, 2021.

Daily COVID-19 Screening Community Letter February 12, 2021.pdf

COVID Self Assessment School Screening QR Poster.pdf

  

 

02/05/2021: Semester 2, Quadmester 3 Collection of Materials Information (February 8, 2021 - February 10, 2021)

Dear Cardinal Ambrozic Families:

The following information is regarding the collection of resources and materials for Semester 2- Quadmester 3. Please ensure that you review the relevant and important information within the attached document pertaining to the collection of resources and materials for February 8, 2021-February 10, 2021.

In addition, for families that have not downloaded the MySchoolDayApp, please ensure that you do so at your earliest convenience.

Have a safe and healthy weekend,

Cardinal Ambrozic Administration

 Communication February 8-10, 2021-Distribution.pdf

 

Student Voice Forums on Anti-Black Racism

Disturbing images of Anti-Black racism are dominating social media. We know this has had a profound impact on students who are experiencing a range of feelings, including hurt, confusion, and anger.  

Students have reached out to ask for an opportunity to connect, talk and be heard about the profound impact of Anti-Black Racism on their lives. To support students at Cardinal Ambrozic Catholic Secondary School,  Support Services will be hosting a forum on Thursday October 15, 2020 @ 3:00pm.

The forum will be facilitated by Child and Youth Workers and Social Workers who are passionate, trained and eager to listen and respond to youth who have been impacted by Anti-Black Racism. The forum will not be recorded.  School staff will not be present in an effort to maintain the utmost confidentiality.  Students wishing to attend must register and provide contact information as a safety precaution.

Student Learning Expectations - Attendance

Please find below a document in reference to student learning expectations while at-school and at-home. Students are expected to be engaged in a full-day of learning, five days a week.

Student Learning Expectations - Attendance.pdf

Student Adaptive Model & School Calendar 2020

Please find below the Adapted Student Schedule that all students received and the School Calendar which clearly outlines which cohort and period are in on which day. Please print a copy and post for easy reference.

Cardinal Ambrozic Adapted Student Schedule QUAD 1 REVISED.pdf

School Calendar.pdf

Government of Ontario – COVID-19 School Screening Tool

The Ontario government has launched a new online and interactive COVID-19 screening tool for parents before their children go to school.

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

 

GUIDANCE - Timetable & Course Level Changes

Please be advised of the following DEADLINES for Timetable Changes:

LAST DAY to make Elective Course changes is MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st at 3:00PM.

LAST DAY to make LEVEL changes only is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2nd at 3:00PM.

Accessing Student Email Accounts

Please click on the link for instructions on how to access your child's email account. Student email mailbox instructions.pdf

Return to School: Health and Safety Protocol Video

Please click on the following video:  https://youtu.be/5hM_Evl273A

Secondary Parent Letter with Protocols - September 4 2020

Please see letter with student protocols for safe return to school. Secondary Parent Letter 2020.09.04.pdf

Parent Letter - Students Returning to School

Please see additional information in regards to returning to school. Summer Parent Letter REVISED - Sept 2020 - FINAL.pdf

Principal Message #1 August 31 2020

Please read a message from our school principal. Principal's Message-1.pdf

Uniform Information

Please click on this link to receive important information about school uniforms. Uniforms must be worn during all face-to-face lessons. Uniform Information Sept 2020

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Open Access and Non-Feeder School Students: Grade 8 Virtual Meet

Cardinal Amborizc is inviting all Open-Access and Non-feeder School students to a Zoom meeting with the Student Success Teacher, the Lead Get Ready Teacher and the Chaplain on Friday June 19 at 1:30 pm
 
To watch our Virtual Meet, please use this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A1eH3IIukU

 

Benefits and Challenges of Social Media Zoom Presentation
 
Student Accident Plan Insurance

Interested in obtaining insurance for your child?  Please see the link below for more information on coverage and how to purchase the plan.

http://www.insuremykids.com/en/Default.aspx

Student Drop-off and Pick-up Reminders

For the safety of all our students, to maximize traffic flow, and to reduce road infractions, illegal stops and prohibited turns, please note that Castle Oaks Crossing has a “no parking” bylaw. This means that cars are not permitted to stop and park on Castle Oaks Crossing. Please note that there is also no stopping or parking on The Gore Road.

Cars are allowed on school property at pick-up and drop-off; however, please be mindful when dropping off and picking up your child, that the closest lane to the school is a school bus lane and cars are not permitted to stop or park in bus lanes.

An alternate location where cars are permitted to stop during drop-off and pick-up is alongside Literacy Drive – East of the school building and next to the football/soccer field.  If needed, please use this alternate location instead of Castle Oaks Crossing. For more information, please see attached map of the school property with the marked and highlighted areas. Your support and cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.

Cardinal Ambrozic Property Map.pdf

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