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  • Father Michael Goetz Secondary School
  • 330 Central Parkway West
  • Mississauga ON , L5B 3K6
  • Principal: Tony Coccimiglio
  • Vice Principal(s): Kristen Priestner
    Ekwy Odozor


  • Superintendents: Cairine MacDonald
  • Trustee: Bruno Iannicca (Mississauga Ward 7)
    Stefano Pascucci (Mississauga Ward 4)
    Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 6)
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Goetz Latest News Updates - DPCDSB Trustee Newsletter Nov. 2022


New! Nov. 15, 2022 Important Newsletter from DPCDSB Trustees

"Our DPCDSB Mission: Disciples of Christ, nurturing mind, body and soul to the fullness of life.

Our DPCDSB Vision: Changing the world through Catholic education."

Please open the following to view the complete Trustee Newsletter for November 2022

 Trustee Newsletter November 2022.pdf

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​May 17th, 2022 - IMPORTANT POSTING! on eLearning 2022-23

Ministry of Education Update for eLearningOn February 1, 2022 the Ministry of Education issued the Policy and Procedures Memorandum (PPM 167) regarding the Online learning graduation requirement. Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of therequirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diplomaunless they have been opted out or exempted in accordance with the processes described in the memorandum (PPM167).

Adult learners entering the Ontario secondary school system in 2023-24 or later will also be required to meet this graduation requirement unless they opt themselves out of the requirement in accordance with the processes described in thismemorandum. The complete memorandum can be accessed in the link provided herein, for your perusal. Policy/Program Memorandum 167 

 

In order to opt of the online learning graduation requirement, [Schools are to add details about their own process and include an links to forms required]

 

All students who are considering eLearning courses, please visit https://www3.dpcdsb.org/programs-services/elearning for some of the following frequently asked questions:

  • What is eLearning (online graduation requirement) and how does it differ from other course types?
  • What are the benefits of online/eLearning?
  • What are programs or course deliveries that would not be eligible for the online learning graduation requirement?

 

For a list of courses that will be available in 2022-23 please visit https://www3.dpcdsb.org/programs-services/elearning/getting-started

 

Students are encouraged to review the ‘Steps’ to considering eLearning and speak to their Guidance Counsellor for more information and registration information.

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Goetz Arts Menagerie - APPLAUSE

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 Tickets for the show are $5 each.

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NEW! Goetz Breakfast Club

Daily in the school's atrium from 8 am - 8:10 am.

All Goetz students are welcome!

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April 19th, 2022 - Goetz Student Senate
 
Goetz Student Senate elections  are coming up!Applications and videos are due Wednesday April 27th.
Here is the link to application: https://forms.gle/PMh3iXWAVQ6hscVx6
Elections for Student Senate will take place on Wednesday May 7th 
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March 11, 2022  - Goetz Crew 2022-23 Application
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March 3, 2022 Goetz and IEPs
 

IEPs will be sent home by the end of this week to parents’ email, followed by a second email with the password and instructions to access and open the IEP. 

Please check your spam email for BOTH emails, as the special education teachers do not have the access to these passwords. Download and print the IEPs for your records. Hard copies will not be sent home. 


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TODAY, Wed. Feb. 16th LIVE AT 7 PM  GOETZ REBOOT ARTSHOW 
To view, Click on this link at 7 pm:  https://youtu.be/8t38LQ0GYTg

Hey Gators! 
Goetz very own campus ministry is asking you, our fellow students, to create for the very first time a brand-new logo for campus ministry! 
  • The themes can include service, prayer, community, multicultural, and many more! Submissions will be open until Friday February 25th. 
  • The link to the google form can be found on the bio @gatorcampus on Instagram or please scroll down to access it. 
  • The winner of the contest will be announced, and their logo will become the new logo for campus ministry. 
  • The winning entry will also receive a prize!  
Good luck Gators! 
And may the best design win!


Google Doc to submit your entry is available at:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHGzZPIMj4xPgIShs5TyA_0DsQFgCKlxiBt1umP5gFVbwjCQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0

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Father Michael Goetz Annual Charitable Drive

  • Please support this very important cause by donating the following items. 

  • All donations can be brought to the school and placed in the bins/boxes in the atrium area.​ 

  • Thank you in advance for your kindness!

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Father Michael Goetz SS - Virtual Grade 8 Open House Presentation

Date:    Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Time:    6 pm

Viewable on:  FMG's youtube channel at FMG123 at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIacebrEdhTqJKJ5vAq2COg

To all Students and Parents:

If you would like to learn what Goetz has to offer to all students who are presently in grade 8 and would like to come to Goetz next September 2022, make sure to attend this virtual presentation!

And, for more information on the DPCDSB's School Information Schedule, please visit the DPCDSB website at https://www3.dpcdsb.org/news/events/secondary-school-information-sessions

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October 4, 2021

PLASP at Father Michael Goetz

PLASP programs are a safe place for your child to connect, play, and get some energy out!

Our programs:

• Meet the high standards set out by the Ministry of Education

• Adhere to strict COVID-19 safety protocols

• Our staff members are warm, nurturing and caring people who connect well with children, families and the community.

• Are staffed by Registered Early Childhood Educators, as well as members of the Ontario College of Teachers, Child and Youth Workers (CYW) & Child and Youth Practitioners (CYC)

• Accept fee subsidies from the Region of Peel and City of Toronto

Before School programs operate from 7:30 a.m. until school starts and include breakfast daily.

After School programs begin at school dismissal, include a substantial daily snack, and run until 6:00 p.m.

PLASP Child Care Services is a charitable organization, operating on a not-for-profit basis, providing award winning programs for children, for more than 40 years.

Register at https://www.plasp.com/ or call 647-484-4372 for more information.

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Goetz ECO Team's Published Action Student Project!

Click on the link below to see the Goetz ECO Team's Published Action Student Project

To view go to, https://ourcanadaproject.ca/place/bring-nature-inside/ 

(click on HOME to see other school projects in Canada)

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Spring 2021, NEW! ABSENCE REPORTING – SafeArrival -  

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has implemented a new student absence reporting system that will make it easier for you to report your child’s absence from school.With SafeArrival, you are asked to report your child’s absence in advance using any of the following three convenient options: If you prefer a printable copy of these instructions, it is available below.  Please scroll down to end of this message to access).

1. Using your mobile device, download and install the SchoolMessenger app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca/#/home

The first time you use the app, select Sign Up to create your account.

Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

2. Use the SafeArrival website, https://go.schoolmessenger.ca/#/home  .  The first time you use the website, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

3. Call the toll-free number 1-844-435-3440 to report an absence using the automated phone system.

  • These options are available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week.
  • Future absences can be reported at any time.
  • NOTE: For absences greater than five consecutive days, please call your child’s school directly.

Please report absences in advance using SafeArrival instead of sending notes or calling/emailing the school.

  • Please note there is a change to the current process of communicating unexplained absences to the parents/guardians of secondary school students.
  • The notifications for unexplained absences will still be sent out at 6:00 p.m., however you will now receive an early notification through the SafeArrival system, if your child has an unexplained absence from period 1.
  • Also new, Parents/guardians will be able to provide a reason for that day’s absence up until 11:00 p.m. using one of the three options listed above.
  • As always, the expectation is that you report your child’s absence in advance to avoid receiving notifications of unexplained absences.

Helpful resources for using the new SafeArrival absence reporting system have been posted on your school’s webpage under the Quick Links > NEW Process for Reporting Student Absences.

If you would like a printable copy of these instructions please open and print the following NEW, Attendance SafeArrival Instructions.pdf

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we implement this new system.

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For Goetz School Uniforms all students are requested to contact McCarthy Uniforms 

For more information, please visit their website at www.mccarthyuniforms.ca/profile

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NEW!  Goetz Online Agenda - My School Day

Due to the present measures, the print version of the school's print student agenda is being replaced with an online version available through the My School Day platform

For all students and parents, please open this pdf instruction sheetMySchoolDay1Page-app.pdf for instructions on how you can download the My School Day app to your phone now!

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IMPORTANT * Student Password Registration - Reset Tool *

In order to avoid losing your wi-fi access when at school, being able to reset your own school account password when you have forgotten your password or when you can't get your wi-fi to work...

  • All students are requested to register their Password Registration - Reset Tool as soon as possible. 

  • You can do this in only a few minutes using your personal ped, home computer or by coming to the school library at your convenience.  Go to http://passwordregister.dpcdsb.org to register today!

For any questions or if you have any difficulty completing this registration, please ask the FMG library staff.

 

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