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Best Buddies Pierre Destine Tournament
04/17/2018
March 29, 2018, the Holy Trinity’s Best Buddies club hosted the annual Pierre Destine Tournament.
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More than a Game: Hockey Canada Skills Academy
04/10/2018
Hockey - our nation's pride and joy. It seems as if everyone wants to play this sport that is ingrained in Canadian culture and identity.
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Ministry Funding Sends French Students to Mattawa
04/05/2018
A Ministry of Education grant and student fundraising allowed staff and Grade 7 and 8 students from Notre Dame Catholic School in Orillia and Foley Catholic School in Brechin to go on a three-day, two-night French trip to the Canadian Ecology Centre in Mattawa, Ontario.
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PFO Israel Trip
A Pilgrimage to Israel
04/04/2018
At Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School in Orillia (PF), on March 9, a group of 13 students and 13 adults set out for 12 days on a once in a lifetime experience: a pilgrimage to Israel.
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JAGS Bring Home the Championship!
04/04/2018
St. Joe’s (SJO) was a force to be reckoned with during their exciting day at Holy Trinity.
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St. Theresa’s High School’s Easter Food Drive and Lenten Celebrations
04/04/2018
St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland prides itself on being highly spirited and faith oriented as a Catholic school.
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Pie!
141 Digits of Pi
04/03/2018
Though typically celebrated on the 14th, due to the March break holiday Jean Vanier Catholic High School of Collingwood celebrated Pi day a few days earlier on March 9th.
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Spring Fling
Spring Fling
04/03/2018
On March 23rd, students gathered at Collingwood’s Jean Vanier Catholic High School to celebrate their annual spring semi formal.
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Dragons to Build Briefcases of Compassion for Rotary Campaign
03/28/2018
As part of the Bracebridge Muskoka Lakes Rotary Club Care Campaign, students from St. Dominic Catholic Secondary School have been selected from 26 other applicants to create “briefcases of compassion.”
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St. Dominic Students Changed It!
03/23/2018
On March 20th, 2018, two groups of students from St. Dominic Catholic Secondary School in Bracebridge participated in a Georgian College workshop called “Changed it!”
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Sports
St. Dominic's Competes for Gold
03/06/2018
The Olympics in Pyeongchang in February 2018 were record-breaking for the Canadian team. They placed third in overall medal count:
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Black History Month
Students At STS Remember, Learn, and Celebrate
03/05/2018
The most recent buzz at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School (STS) in Tottenham is the commitment and outstanding inspirational value of one student that started a movement.
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Sister Act Coming Soon!
03/05/2018
Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School in Orillia has a long tradition of performing outstanding plays and musicals,
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Are You Ready for the OSSLT?
03/01/2018
How do you know if you are ready for one of the most important tests in your high school career?
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Ab Falconi Named Director of Education for YCDSB
02/28/2018
On behalf of the entire community of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, I am pleased to announce that effective April 3, 2018, Mr. Ab Falconi, Superintendent of Education, will become the Director of Education of the York Catholic District School Board.
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Therapy Dogs to the Rescue
02/26/2018
No matter what high school you may go to in whatever town or city, every student would agree that exam times are stressful.
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Student Journalists
Radio Station Welcomes Student Journalists
02/23/2018
On February 22nd, SMCDSB’s Student Journalists and Communications team had the opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn what it takes to run a successful radio station; Rock 95 and 107.5 Kool FM.
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Glee Club
Glee Club Records O'Canada
02/23/2018
On February 22nd, St. Paul's Catholic School’s Glee club recorded their take on the updated Canadian national anthem at Central Ontario Broadcasting’s studio in Barrie
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Robotics Team
St. Theresa’s Thunder Robotics Team Prepares for Upcoming Competition
02/13/2018
St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland provides a variety of clubs and extracurricular activities.
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JVA student play
The End of a Highschool Daze
02/08/2018
Collingwood’s Jean Vanier Catholic High School drama students took to the stage on January 12th to perform their final show alongside teacher, Ms. Morin; High School Daze.
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The Jazz Band
SJO Jazz Band Takes on Music in the Mall
02/05/2018
Jack Wild once said, “There is no buzz like performing for a live audience,” and that is exactly what the St. Joseph’s Jazz Band has experienced.
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Semester 2 - Bring It On!
02/05/2018
Throughout the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic School Board (SMCDSB), students have spent the last month writing exams and completing final projects.
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Community Joins to Make Nyna Comfortable
02/05/2018
Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Bradford West Gwillimbury has recently joined forces with community partners to make a young student comfortable in her daily life.
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Keep calm
New Semester, New Beginnings
02/02/2018
Students at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Tottenham (STS) are looking forward to some rest and relaxation after the stress of studying and writing exams.
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How to Spend your Break between 1st and 2nd Semester
01/26/2018
With at least a five day weekend before the start of second semester, industrious students might be a bit lost with all of that extra time on their hands. Here are some tips:
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Christmas Celebrations at Jean Vanier
01/11/2018
On December 22nd, students and staff at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood enjoyed their annual Christmas celebration; a trip to the Collingwood Cineplex, followed by the always-amusing talent show and teachers skit.
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Proposed Executive Compensation Review Program
12/13/2017
In 2014, the Government of Ontario began the process of developing public sector compensation frameworks to ensure a transparent and consistent approach to executive compensation.
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The Copper Cup
12/12/2017
The Copper Cup on November 29 was an exciting event. Bradford’s police played a game of hockey against students from both Bradford District High School and Holy Trinity Catholic High School.
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‘Tis the Christmas Season; Advent Families
12/08/2017
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School (STS) in Tottenham, is built upon Catholic values and is very active in the community. Every year around Christmas, STS staff and students collect money, unopened gifts, and gift cards for different families assigned to each homeroom.
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Not Your Average Choir
12/06/2017
On December 4th at St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School in Barrie, the Kenyan Boys Choir brought music and culture to the stage!
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Let Us Always Remember
12/06/2017
On Friday, November 10, St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Barrie held two assemblies to remember the lives lost and the sacrifices made by Canada’s armed forces throughout history in the effort for freedom.
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Celebrating Diversity at Jean Vanier
12/05/2017
On November 29th, Jean Vanier Catholic High School, Collingwood hosted its first ever Multicultural Night to celebrate the cultural diversity of the school and the community.
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Engaging Exchange at St. Peter's
12/04/2017
For many students at St. Peter's Catholic Secondary School in Barrie, juggling communication can sometimes be challenging. With four classes a semester, four teachers to report to, several projects on the run each and every week, plus a teenage social life to handle, life in high school can sometimes be a little chaotic.
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Aspiring Biologists
Dissection Club at St. Theresa’s - for the aspiring biologist
12/04/2017
At St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland, teachers provide students with many opportunities to be more involved in their learning, and have hands-on experiences during their four years of high school.
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Spirit of The Dragons
12/04/2017
St. Dominic Catholic Secondary School (DOM) in Bracebridge is well known for its sense of school pride and involvement within the local community as well as the global community.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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