October Highlights @SMCDSB
11/06/2017
October was an exciting month for our students and staff as we celebrated Thanksgiving, Halloween, World Teachers Day and School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. We also held a special evening to commemorate the launch of a new book which highlights 165 years of history at SMCDSB
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Spooktober!
11/01/2017
Halloween is always a spooky time of year at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School in Orillia. Pennywise, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Spider-Man, Monsters Inc., holy cows, deviled eggs, and even a giant inflatable baby were among the students in the cobweb-covered halls on Halloween.
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Symposium in Grade 12 Philosophy Class
10/31/2017
Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Bradford West Gwillimbury hosted their annual Philosophy Symposium on Friday, October 27, 2017.
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Celebrating 165 Years of History at SMCDSB
10/31/2017
As we continue to celebrate this year’s school theme: Our Story ~ Our Journey, it was only fitting to take a walk down memory lane and commemorate the 165 years of history of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board.
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Homeless for a Cause: 10 years of Teen Homeless Night
10/30/2017
Have you ever seen a homeless person on the street, only to walk or drive past and think “what can I do, I’m only one person?” Would you help a homeless person in your community, if only just for a meal?
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Are You the Next Student Trustee?
10/25/2017
Are you a Grade 11 or 12 student interested in the political processes of the educational system? The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is currently seeking candidates for the 2018-19 student trustee.
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Join Us to Celebrate the History of SMCDSB
10/19/2017
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is proud to announce the launch of a new book, which documents and celebrates the rich history of Catholic Education at our board.
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Starting Grade 9 Made Fun!
10/18/2017
On September 21, 2017, the Bridge Builders of Holy Trinity Catholic High School (HTR) took the Grade 9 classes to the old community center in downtown Bradford for a day filled with fun.
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Free Mental Health Clinics in Simcoe County
10/11/2017
New Path Youth and Family Services of Simcoe County is pleased to offer mental health walk-in clinics to children and youth in Barrie, Orillia, Alliston, Bradford and Collingwood.
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Know an Outstanding Principal?
10/10/2017
Last October, National Principals’ Month was launched by The Learning Partnership (TLP) in an effort to recognize the outstanding work by principals across Canada.
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JOA Knights - Putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising!
10/06/2017
St. Joan of Arc Knights kick off the school year with a bang, as our team of student representatives are finding creative ways to put the “fun” in fundraiser!
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Happy World Teachers' Day!
10/05/2017
Today, October 5, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day - a day that has special meaning for all of us as every child throughout the world deserves to be loved, to be cared for, to be healthy, and to be educated.
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Terry Fox
6 Kilometres to a Cure
10/03/2017
On Thursday September 28th, students at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood were joined by St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School’s Grade 7 and 8 classes, for the annual Terry Fox Run.
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St. Theresa’s Student Council has high hopes for 2017 Terry Fox Fundraiser
10/02/2017
St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland, is recognized throughout the community for their school spirit, involvement in the community and their dedicated Student Council’s many original fundraising ideas.
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News is Taking Over St.Thomas Aquinas
10/02/2017
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School (STS) in Tottenham, hears the news every other day, from students to students. Starting September 15th 2017, a small group of Grade 12 students from STS decided to start a news broadcasting program for their peers.
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Patrick Fogarty at We Day
10/02/2017
Craig Kielburger and his brother Marc grew up in Thornhill, Ontario, a little over an hour drive away from Orillia. Craig was only in Grade 7 when one of his school projects bloomed into Free the Children.
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Points for Pizza at St. Joe’s
10/02/2017
The annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, to support the Barrie Food Bank, is taking place September 25 - October 5 at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Barrie.
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