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Online Presentations for Families and Staff and Community Members
05/27/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is happy to invite students, staff, families and community members to two presentations as we enter June - which is also Pride Month and National Indigenous History Month.
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Interested in Becoming a School Trustee?
05/26/2022
Want to make a difference in Catholic education in your area? Consider becoming a Catholic school Trustee with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB).
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Prayers for Texas School Shooting Victims
05/24/2022
We send our prayers to the many impacted by the senseless school shooting tragedy in Texas.
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Elementary Summer Camp Programs
05/18/2022
Summer School 2-Week Day Camps for students in Grade 6, 7 and 8 are back! There are a variety of different camps and programs this summer for students and families to take advantage of.
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Catholic Education Week Highlights
05/13/2022
Last week, Catholic schools in Ontario observed Catholic Education Week.
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Recognizing Parents/Guardians, Trustees, Volunteers, Bus Drivers & Community Members
05/06/2022
We understand the enormous responsibility and challenges that another challenging year has placed on parents and guardians as they had to create time, space, routine, and support for their child’s learning at home or transition back to face-to-face learning.
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Recognizing Our School Leaders
05/05/2022
As Principals and Vice Principals, you have shaped the conditions for our teachers and students to learn and succeed in a faith-filled environment.
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Recognizing Our Support Staff
05/04/2022
Office and clerical staff are often the first face that our families, students and staff see and for the past two years the first voice they have heard.
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Recognizing Our Board Office Staff
05/03/2022
Central office staff are an integral part of our operations. Your dedication to each of your roles, whether it be in supporting our facilities, central business operations or providing academic support to schools, is integral to the growth and success of Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board.
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Celebrating Catholic Education Week 2022
05/02/2022
Each year, Catholic schools in Ontario observe Catholic Education Week during the first week in May. It’s a great way to celebrate the unique identity and distinctive contributions of Catholic education.
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Recognizing Our Teachers
05/02/2022
Our teachers have been called upon throughout this school year to transition between in-person and remote learning for yet another year.
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Our 2022 Outstanding Graduates
05/02/2022
A baking duo, jazz musician, improv comedian, Canada Women’s Soccer player, ordained Priest and Olympic para-athlete are among this year’s recipients of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board’s Outstanding Graduates program.
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Free Mental Health Webinars
04/11/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board has partnered with Pine River Institute’s Centre for Family Initiatives to offer parents/guardians two free mental health webinars.
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Parent/Guardian School Climate Survey
04/06/2022
Our Board is committed to supporting the well-being of our diverse communities. We are working together to create learning environments where everyone feels safe, included and valued.
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Holy Trinity Hosts OFSSA Girl’s Soccer
03/25/2022
This year's Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Girls "AA" Soccer Championship will have a local connection. Holy Trinity Catholic High School will host
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New Trustee Appointed
03/24/2022
Last evening, the Board of Trustees for the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) appointed Jill Colin as the new trustee for Ward 2.
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Parents Against Racism Survey
03/14/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is committed to working with community partners in order to better understand the needs and issues facing the diverse communities we serve.
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COVID Update For Families - March 11
03/11/2022
The Ministry of Education and the Chief Medical Officer of Health recently announced that many of the existing COVID-19 restrictions in schools will be lifted beginning on March 21st.
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Catholic School Board Launches New Strategic Plan
03/07/2022
Staff and students at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board are celebrating the launch of a new strategic plan. With a new mission statement, vision and priorities in place, staff are excited to embrace a fresh start.
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Apply to be the Next Student Trustee!
03/03/2022
Calling all Grade 10 students! Are you interested in the political processes of the educational system? The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is currently seeking candidates for the next Student Trustee.
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It's Time to Register for Kindergarten!
03/01/2022
Is your child turning 4 in 2022? If so, it's time to register for Kindergarten! The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) is ready to welcome its youngest learners to schools in September 2022.
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Praying for Ukraine
03/01/2022
The war in Ukraine is causing fear, stress and anxiety for many of our students, staff and families. During times of conflict and suffering, we are reminded that Jesus is the Prince of Peace and that we are called to be peace-makers.
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School Bus Driver Employment Opportunities
02/11/2022
School bus operators in the Simcoe County and Muskoka are actively hiring school bus ​drivers. Positions are available immediately and in all communities within our region.
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New Catholic School Announced for Innisfil
02/03/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) received funding from the Ministry of Education in March 2020 for a new elementary school to be built in southeast Innisfil.
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February and Forever
02/01/2022
The theme for Black History Month 2022 is February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day.
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Support Catholic Education - VoterLookUp Tool
01/28/2022
Help protect and preserve our Catholic education system by ensuring you are registered as an English Separate (Catholic) School Supporter for the 2022 municipal election.
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Skills Ontario Junk Drawer Races
01/27/2022
Skills Ontario is all about building Ontario’s skilled trades and technologies workforce. Their innovative programs connect education, experience, and employment.
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From the Director: Return to School Information
01/14/2022
On Monday, January 17th students will return to in-person learning. We know that for many students learning at school with their educators and peers is best for their academic, physical, social and mental well-being.
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2022-23 Calendar Consultation
01/13/2022
We are currently seeking feedback from students, staff, parents and community members for the 2022-2023 school year calendars.
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Healing Fire at High School Became a 'Magical' Moment
01/06/2022
Sincere acknowledgement to survivors and victims of residential schools was achieved through a cooperative of Anishinaabeg and Catholic spirituality, says local elder.
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School Closure Update for Families
01/05/2022
At a news conference today, the provincial government announced that all schools in Ontario will be moving to a remote learning model until at least Friday, January 14, 2022.
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Catholic Athletics Has a New Website!
01/05/2022
We all know that the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is full of talented students, as well as amazing athletes.
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Tune In! All Round Champion!
01/04/2022
If you’ve ever wondered what pure grit and determination look like, you don’t have to look any further than
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Outstanding Grads Nominations now open
Accepting Nominations
01/04/2022
Do you know an extraordinary person making a difference in their community who graduated from one of our Catholic high schools?
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Board Chair and Vice-Chair Elected at Catholic Board
12/03/2021
At the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board's (SMCDSB) initial board meeting on Wednesday, December 1st, Joe Zerdin and Janice Hutchison were acclaimed as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees, respectively.
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Trustee Retirement
12/02/2021
“I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” (Genesis 28:15)
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2021 Christmas Card Artwork Contest
11/23/2021
Calling all student artists! It's time to submit your 2021 Christmas Card Artwork.
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Going to High School Next Year?
11/23/2021
Heading into high school next fall? We are excited to welcome all Grade 8 students and their families to our open house evenings.
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Night School Registration Now Open
11/22/2021
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is excited to offer students the opportunity to earn high school credits with virtual night school classes.
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Becoming an Ambassador of Christ
11/17/2021
“One word sums up the priesthood: Love. Not the flawed love of human beings. Priests are humans like the rest of us.
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SMCDSB Observes Indigenous Veterans Day
11/08/2021
Indigenous Veterans Day is observed across Canada every year on November 8th. It is estimated that as many as 12,000 First Nation, Métis and Inuit people participated in Canada’s military efforts throughout the great conflicts of the 20th century.
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Build a Dream Virtual Career Discovery Expo
10/29/2021
In partnership with Build a Dream, we are excited to invite young women in Grade 7-12 and parents/guardians to a FREE VIRTUAL CAREER DISCOVERY EXPO on Wednesday, November 10th from 6:00-8:30pm.
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COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Funding
10/15/2021
Infrastructure Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Education have provided $10 million in funding to support a variety of projects in SMCDSB schools through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream – Education Related Projects (CVRIS-EDU) as part of Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP).
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Job Opportunities in SMCDSB Child Care Centres
10/12/2021
Throughout Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka, our child care partners supporting Before and After School Programs at SMCDSB schools are currently hiring for a variety of positions.
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SMCDSB Honours Truth and Reconciliation Week
09/29/2021
This year, September 27th - October 1st is recognized nationally as Truth and Reconciliation Week, and September 30th as Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
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Muskoka Bus Drivers Wanted
09/27/2021
Know someone who is looking for part-time work? WAT is looking for individuals who would like to work in the Muskoka and Parry Sound area driving a school bus.
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Student Trustee Begins Two-Year Term
09/23/2021
At the September 22 board meeting, our Catholic community welcomed new student trustee, Andrew Jones.
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Question Six is a Good One
09/20/2021
Imagine having the opportunity to ask each of our national party leaders a question, and having them answer that question directly. Ava B., a Grade 6 student at Notre Dame Catholic School in Orillia, was given that chance as part of her social studies class unit on government.
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2021-22 School Year Theme
08/27/2021
The 2021-22 school year theme is Stronger. Better. Together. We know that 2021-22 will be a year of unique challenges and possibilities, as we return to our schools and offices, and re-weave the fabric of our school communities and school board.
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Subscribe to the OnPoint Parenting Podcast!
03/09/2021
Hey parents! We know that the journey from Kindergarten to Grade 12 isn’t an easy one.
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Mental Health and Well-Being
10/22/2020
The SMCDSB Psychology Department provides a range of support to students across the school board.
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