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Let's Talk About Anti-Black Racism
05/12/2021
Let’s talk about Anti-Black Racism. Parents and guardians of students in Grades 7-12 are invited to participate in a live interactive session with speaker Kirk Mark.
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Summer School Registration Now Open!
05/10/2021
Registration for summer school 2021 is now open!
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Catholic Education Week: Celebrating Our Leaders
05/06/2021
The theme for Catholic Education Week 2021, “Nurturing Hope”, reminds us that publicly funded Catholic education is a call to service.
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Catholic Education Week: Celebrating our Support Staff
05/05/2021
The theme for Catholic Education Week 2021, “Nurturing Hope”, reminds us that publicly funded Catholic education is a call to service.
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Catholic Education Week: Celebrating Board Office Staff
05/04/2021
Central office staff are an integral part of our operations. Your desire and dedication to each of your roles, whether it be in supporting our facilities,
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Celebrating our 2021 Outstanding Graduates
05/04/2021
An Olympic medalist, TV/film composer, lawyer and adjunct professor, veterinarian technician and actor/producer are among this year’s recipients of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board’s Outstanding Graduates program.
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Catholic Education Week: Celebrating our Teachers
05/03/2021
Our teachers have been called upon throughout this school year to transition between in-person and remote learning on more than one occasion.
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Celebrating Catholic Education Week 2021
04/30/2021
Catholic school boards across Ontario will observe “Catholic Education Week” from May 2-7. It is a time to celebrate all that is best and most beautiful about our Catholic school system and to give thanks for the gift of a faith-filled education.
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2021-2022 Calendar Consultation
03/18/2021
We are currently seeking feedback from students, staff, parents and community members for the 2021-2022 school year calendars.
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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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Apply to be a Student Trustee
02/17/2021
Calling Grade 10 students! Do you have a passion for leadership and making change?
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Diverse Voices Unite
02/12/2021
It’s a passion that was ignited many years ago for Manon Heran, a teacher at St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School in Barrie, who has organized initiatives for Black History Month at the school for fourteen years.
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Ministry Announces Postponed March Break
02/11/2021
Dear Staff and Families, The Minister of Education made an announcement this afternoon that March Break, which was originally scheduled for March 15th to 19th has been postponed until April 12th to 16th.
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New Catholic School for Bradford West Gwillimbury
02/10/2021
Trustees and staff of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) were delighted to take another important step towards the highly anticipated replacement of St. Charles Catholic School in Bradford West Gwillimbury,
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On the Chopping Block
02/09/2021
“The tribe has spoken” - those four words no doubt make you think of the popular television reality show “Survivor”.
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Director's Update: Return to In-Class Learning
02/07/2021
Dear Families, As was previously communicated, in-class learning will resume for all schools in the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) beginning on Monday, February 8th.
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Message from the Director: Return to Class
02/03/2021
Dear Staff and Families, The Minister of Education made an announcement that in-class learning will resume for all schools in the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) beginning on Monday, February 8th
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Black History Month
02/01/2021
Every February, people in Canada are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities. The 2021 theme for Black History Month is: "The Future is Now".
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Kindergarten Registration Launched at Catholic Board
02/01/2021
On February 1st, the board is officially launching its Kindergarten registration campaign for the 41 Catholic elementary schools in Simcoe County and Muskoka.
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SWAC Student Rises to the Challenge of a Busy Schedule
01/18/2021
Dawn Kippax came to the School within a College (SWAC) program on the Barrie campus of Georgian College for the usual reasons; she didn't have enough credits to graduate high school and was facing personal struggles.
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2021 Friars' Student Writing Contest
01/15/2021
The Franciscan Friars of the Atonement-Graymoor and The Catholic Register are proud to invite Ontario students 14-18 years old to participate in the 2021 Friars’ Student Writing Content for a chance to win one of three exciting technology prizes.
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Local Schools and Parishes Create a Journey to Christmas
01/13/2021
parishes in the Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Stayner areas collaborated on a special project - a drive-by “Journey to Christmas.”
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2021 Outstanding Graduates Nominations
01/12/2021
Do you know an outstanding SMCDSB graduate? Nominate them for the Our Outstanding Graduates – Where are They Now? Program.
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Earn High School Credits at Night School!
01/11/2021
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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Family Update - Remote Learning - January 8
01/08/2021
Dear Elementary Families, ​ The Ministry of Education has announced that students in southern and central Ontario will continue with remote learning until January 22nd.
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2019-2020 Director's Annual Report
01/07/2021
Every year, the Director of Education's Annual Report highlights the incredible initiatives and accomplishments across our Board.
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Minister of Education Letter to Families
01/05/2021
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written a letter to Ontario families regarding the province-wide lockdown and the closure of schools following the Christmas break.
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Family Update: Provincial-Wide Lockdown
12/22/2020
The Ontario government made an announcement yesterday regarding a province-wide lockdown that will begin on December 26th and will impact our return to school in the New Year.
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Wishing Our Families a Merry Christmas
12/16/2020
Dear Families: It is hard to believe that I am already well into my second month as the new Director of Education here at Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board.
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Province Providing Additional Funding for Young Learners
12/07/2020
The Ontario government has announced that they will once again be providing financial relief for families facing new education-related expenses in the COVID-19 era with support totalling $380 million.
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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
12/04/2020
On December 6, flags at all buildings at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board will be at half-mast to commemorate National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
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Trustee Francis Smith Celebrates 25 Years at SMCDSB
12/04/2020
On December 2, 2020 at the initial board meeting, Trustee Francis Smith was honoured by his fellow trustees for 25 years of service.
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Board Chair and Vice-Chair Elected at Catholic Board
12/03/2020
At the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board's (SMCDSB) initial board meeting on Wednesday, December 2nd, Joe Zerdin and Janice Hutchison were acclaimed as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees, respectively.
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2020 Christmas Card Artwork Contest
12/03/2020
It has been a long standing tradition to use student artwork for our official board Christmas card, which myself and the Chair of the Board of Trustees will send out to our various stakeholders.
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Ontario College of Teachers Parent Pamphlet
11/16/2020
The Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) is currently in the process of reviewing their public and member engagement strategies.
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Bus Cancellation Information and Reminders
11/16/2020
As we head into snowy winter months, we'd like to remind families to check their transportation consortium websites for bus cancellation and delay information.
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Secondary Hybrid Model Schedule
11/10/2020
Beginning November 16th, all secondary schools at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) will move to a Hybrid Learning Model.
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Support Eat Well to Excel Across Simcoe County
11/05/2020
November 20th is the third annual Eat Well to Excel Day in Simcoe County! We need your help!
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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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Catholic Board Announces New Director of Education
10/22/2020
The Board of Trustees for the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is excited to announce the appointment of Frances Bagley as the new Director of Education.
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2020-21 School Year Theme
09/01/2020
Every year, our Board chooses a spiritual theme. For the 2020-21 school year, our theme is “Reignite Our Hope”.
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Welcome to High School Website
06/10/2020
Going into Grade 9 next year? We know that the transition into high school is an exciting time, but you may have some questions about what happens when you get there.
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