Coffee and guitar
Talent Abounds at PF’s Coffee House!
11/30/2017
On Thursday, November 23, Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School (PF) in Orillia held its first Coffee House of the year.
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Thank You to Our Local Newspapers
11/30/2017
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board has long-standing relationships with media outlets across Simcoe Country and the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound.
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Elementary Students Explore Coding Through Robotics
11/30/2017
Elementary students at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School and St. Bernadette Catholic School in Barrie have been exploring coding through the use of VEX and Sphero robotics kits - something that has only been used at the secondary level.
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Hearing the Student Voice
11/28/2017
We know that school staff make every effort to create an inspiring school atmosphere for our students, but we can’t forget about a group of students who keep the interests of our students a top priority.
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Festive RIDE Program Educates our Youngest Drivers
11/23/2017
Even though this year marks the 30th anniversary of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) red ribbon campaign and the 40th year of the Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program, we still see a large number of individuals getting behind the wheel after a night of drinking.
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Heading to High School Next Year?
11/21/2017
Heading into high school next fall? We are excited to welcome all Grade 8 students and their families to our open house evenings. Each of our nine high schools will be hosting a parent information night which will give students and parents a first-hand peek into what high school is all about.
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New Tecumseth has a New Student Mayor
11/20/2017
What better experience in politics than trying your hand as New Tecumseth’s newest student mayor! Michael Basso, a Grade 12 student at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Tottenham, was sworn in as student mayor at the November 13 council meeting.
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Bullying Prevention Week
11/19/2017
From November 19 to 25, schools across Ontario will be celebrating Bullying Prevention Week. The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board's theme for this week is Our Story: Our Footprint with a focus on developing kind practices in all areas of our lives.
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Izzy Cavaliere Takes the Stage with Mini Pop Kids
11/17/2017
It’s no secret that our students are full of talent, and Izzy Cavaliere from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Innisfil is no exception.
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Join us for our free youth mental health seminar!
11/14/2017
The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is pleased to invite parents/guardians to one of three “Mental Health for Every Age” evenings throughout our community.
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SpeakUp Project Grant Applications Now Open
11/13/2017
Think you can make a difference in your school? The Ministry of Education is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 SpeakUp Project grants.
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Clash of Colours
Clash of Colours Creates Kindness!
11/07/2017
While the word “clash” may seem normal enough to a typical person, staff and students at St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School in Barrie know “clash” is a lot more than just an average word.
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Knights in Shining Armour Save the Day for Barrie’s Less Fortunate!
11/06/2017
The Knights strike again, reaching out to those in need as the chilly winds of fall are at their peak!
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Parent Information Night for Travel Credit
11/06/2017
Today, there’s an overwhelming demand for global competency that requires every student to study abroad, regardless of their career goals. The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is working with Education First (EF) to create a Travel for Credit program in our district to encourage more students to travel abroad to earn academic credit.
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Choices
Decisions, decisions, decisions….
11/03/2017
It’s November, a time of year best known for chilly weather, tributes to war veterans, and awareness for men’s health. Be that as it may, it is also the month of gigantuous decisions, specifically for Grade 12 students.
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Happy helpers!
St. Theresa’s holds “Scary Movie Night” fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society
11/01/2017
St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland is a highly spirited school, known throughout the community for their involvement in activities and fundraisers.
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Hogwarts
St. Thomas Aquinas, or Hogwarts; Homeroom Spirit Points!
11/01/2017
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Tottenham (STS) has become an environment for friendly competition!
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Michael Wilson
Michael Wilson on Success and Mental Health
11/01/2017
On October 10th, World Mental Health Day, the Honourable Michael Wilson visited students at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood to discuss politics, his success, the lessons he has learned, and the importance of caring for our mental health.
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