October/November 2019 – Secondary School Information Sessions for Gr. 8 Students & Parents
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 2020-21 school year. DPCDSB's secondary school public information sessions will take place throughout October and November. Link to Schedule. For more information about the information sessions, parents/guardians should contact their local secondary school directly .
October 9-18 - Catholic Education Centre/Keaton Centre Thanksgiving Food Drive
All non-perishable food items will be collected at the St. John XXIII Chapel at the Catholic Education Centre and main reception at Keaton Centre and donated to Canadian Food for Children and Knights' Table.
October 15 – Father Michael Goetz S.S. Annual Terry Fox Walk
Father Michael Goetz Secondary School will host their annual Terry Fox Walk on Monday, October 7. Students will show demonstrate their support of loved ones affected by cancer through a Terry Fox Walk, School Spirit Pep Rally, Club Fair and Teachers v. Varsity Girls Flag Football Team game throughout the day. Location: Father Michael Goetz SS. 330 Central Parkway West, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-277-0326.
October 16 – Cardinal Newman School – Canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman Celebration
Mass: 10:30 a.m. Location: Cardinal Newman School, 698 Balmoral Drive, Brampton. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org by October 7.
October 16 - St. Francis Xavier Secondary School - Awards Ceremony
The St. Francis Xavier Secondary School community will gather on Wednesday October 16, to honour the achievement of its students with an Awards Ceremony. The evening's festivities will be held at the Mississauga Convention Centre (75 Derry Road West, Mississauga) and will commence at 7:00 p.m. This celebration of excellence will honour the achievements for recipients of Specialty Awards, Proficiency Awards and Subject Awards. The evening will showcase and acknowledge those students who have excelled through dedication and hard work during the 2018-2019 academic year. For more information, call 905-507-6666 ext. 73303.
October 17 - Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School Academic Awards Night
Honouring the best and the brightest of our school's academic award winners. Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Philip Pocock C.S.S., 4555 Tomken Road, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-602-6172.
October 17 – St. Francis Xavier Secondary School Grade 8 IB Information Night
St. Francis Xavier Secondary School will be hosting an information session for students who are interested in applying to the I.B. Programme. This event begins at 6:30 pm in the School Cafeteria and is specifically for Grade 8 students and their parents. Location: St. Francis Xavier S.S., 50 Bristol Road West, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-507-6666.
October 17 - Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School Grade 8 IB Information Night
Notre Dame will be hosting its annual Grade 8 International Baccalaureate Information Meeting on Thursday October 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafetorium. Grade 8 students and their parents are invited for an overview of the Notre Dame IB Program and the registration process. Location: 2 Notre Dame Avenue, Brampton. For more information, call 905-840-2802.
October 24 – Father Michael Goetz S.S. Academic Awards Ceremony
Father Michael Goetz Secondary School will host their annual Academic Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 24. This evening recognizes the efforts and academic achievements of students during the 2018-2019 school year. The ceremony will take place at 7:00 pm in the school gymnasium, with refreshments to follow in the cafetorium. Congratulations in advance to all award winners! Location: Father Michael Goetz SS. 330 Central Parkway West, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-277-0326.
October 24 - Child Care Worker & ECE Day
October 21-25 – School Bus Safety Week
October 23 - Bus Driver Appreciation Day
October 24 - Dress Purple Day
Every October Children's Aid Societies across the province raise awareness about the rights of children and youth to safety and well-being, and the responsibility of adults and community services to help children, youth, and families who need support. On Ontario Dress Purple Day we join together with our key partners, Boards of Education, schools, and child care centres and homes, to share this positive message that help is available and to celebrate the community that cares for kids and families. This year Ontario Dress Purple Day will take place on Tuesday, October 24, 2019. For more information and learning resources (including lesson plans) for both elementary and high school, visit http://www.oacas.org/dresspurpleday/.
October 24 - St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School's Post-Secondary Evening
St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School will be hosting their annual Post-Secondary Evening on Thursday, October 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 40 plus colleges/universities from across Ontario will be in attendance. Students and their parents are invited to peruse the booths and ask questions to the many recruitment representatives in attendance. A great place to gather information and start your post-secondary planning. Location: St. Marguerite d'Youville S.S., 10815 Dixie Road, Brampton. For more information, ca'' 905-789-5560.
October 30 - St. Joan of Arc C.S.S. Awards Ceremony
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School community will gather to honour the achievement of our students with an Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 30 at 9:30 a.m. in the school gymnasium. We will be recognizing High Honours (90+), Honour Roll, Subject Award, and Specialty Award recipients. The ceremony will highlight and acknowledge those students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the 2018-2019 academic year. Location: St. Joan of Arc C.S.S., 3801 Thomas St., Mississauga. For more information, call 905 285-0050.
November 6 - Take Our Kids to Work Day
November 6 – St. Aloysius Gonzaga C.S.S. Honour Roll Breakfast & Academic Awards Ceremony
The St. Aloysius Gonzaga C.S.S. community will gather to honour the achievements of its students with an Honour Roll Breakfast followed by the Academic Awards Ceremony on November 6th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The evening will highlight and acknowledge the students who have exemplified the Catholic Graduate Expectations through hard work and dedication during the 2018-2019 school year. Location: St. Aloysius Gonzaga C.S.S., 2800 Erin Centre Blvd., Mississauga. For more information, contact Jason Eagles at 905-820-3900 ext. 70016.
November 7– John Cabot Catholic S.S. 2019 Academic Awards Ceremony
The John Cabot Catholic S.S. community will come together to honour its students on November 7 at 6:00 p.m. with an Academic Awards Ceremony. The evening will celebrate those students who best exemplify the school motto: faith, hope, and charity in the pursuit of academic excellence, perfect attendance and leadership. Please join us for this special evening. Location: John Cabot C.S.S 635 Willowbank Trail, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-279-1554.
November 8 - TRIPLE DDD VOLLEYBALL Tournament
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event is open to all staff and friends of DPCDSB. Cost: $120 per team/school. Your tournament entry fee includes: Four games, team pizza and munchies. Location: St. Roch C.S.S., 200 Valleyway Drive, Brampton. For more information and to register, email email@example.com.
November 8 - Peel Region Mock Bail Tournament
The Annual Peel Regional Mock Bail Tournament will take place at the A. Grenville and William Davis Courthouse in Brampton on November 8. The Tournament is run through the Peel Legal Education Network in partnership with the Dufferin-Peel Catholic and Peel School Boards. This tournament is open to students enrolled in Grade 11 Law. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 13 – St. Edmund Campion S.S. 2018-2019 Academic Awards Ceremony
St. Edmund Campion C.S.S. will host a celebration of student success during our 2018-2019 Academic Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm. Location: St. Edmund Campion S.S., 275 Brisdale Drive, Brampton. For more information, call 905-846-7124.
November 15 - PA Day (All Schools)
November 16: St. Edith Stein School Christmas Bazaar
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: St. Edith Stein School, 6234 Osprey Boulevard, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-824-5777. Vendors: Do you offer unique gifts suitable for shopping enthusiasts searching for that special Christmas present or pampered purchase? Our elementary school is hosting a sizable Christmas Bazaar with the potential of high traffic community members and local school families in attendance. A variety of entertainment will be offered for our guests which will keep them shopping for hours. Vendor table cost: $50. For Vendor registration email us at email@example.com. Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/steinbazaar.
November 17-23 - Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
Save the Date: November 19 - DPCDSB 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) will mark its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, November 19 with a special Celebration Dinner at the Versailles Convention Centre, 6721 Edwards Boulevard, Mississauga. The evening will be a celebration of Catholic Education in Peel Region and Dufferin County, highlighting our history and growth over the past 50 years. The keynote speaker for the Celebration Dinner will be His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto. More information will be posted to the 50th Anniversary webpage as we get closer to November 19.
December 23 - January 3 – Christmas Break
March 27 - Peel Region Mock Trial Tournament
The Peel Region Mock Trial Tournament will take place on Friday, March 27, 2020 and the Final Four Round will take place on Friday, April 3, 2020. This tournament is run by the Peel Justice Education Network (PJEN) that is comprised of members of the Judiciary, Crown & Defence Councils, Peel Regional Police, Court Services Personnel as well as Dufferin-Peel and Peel Board teacher representatives. The tournament is open to Grade 11/12 Law students and is held at the A. Grenville & William Davis Courthouse in Brampton. Registration for the tournament will come out in the fall. Please email Jessica Price if you have any questions or would like registration information at Jessica.Price@dpcdsb.org.