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I stayed for the skiing!
05/25/2020
While it seems like a completely different world now, sports at St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School (JOA), Barrie, were flourishing during the fall and winter seasons.
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COVID-19: Homeschool, Hobbies, and Hope
05/01/2020
The last week of April came with the announcement that schools will remain closed until at least May 31st.
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COVID-19: Parent on the Frontlines
03/26/2020
It seems that the world has turned on its head all in a matter of a few weeks.
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Do you have a favourite teacher?
03/16/2020
If you asked the students at Holy Trinity Catholic High School (HTR) in Bradford West Gwillimbury to name their favourite teacher
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Benefits of Summer School
03/11/2020
Summer school - what is your opinion about summer school?
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SHSM Students and Successful Life Skills
03/11/2020
On Wednesday, February 19, students at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Tottenham began a first aid training course.
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The Holy Mackerel
03/04/2020
Last week, Ash Wednesday marked the start of Lent. On Ash Wednesday, Catholics mark their foreheads with ashes in the shape of a cross,
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A Shocking Revelation
03/04/2020
On February 22nd, L’Arche International sent a letter to the Federation of L’Arche Communities about the results of an inquiry regarding Jean Vanier.
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How do Students Feel?
03/04/2020
Most of Ontario has been affected by strikes in these past few months and the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is no exception.
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Clothes for Comfort and Stickers for Stigma
03/04/2020
According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) 70% of mental health problems have their onset in childhood and adolescence and young people ages 15-24
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This Years Lenten Promise to End Bullying
03/02/2020
On February 26th, students at St. Joseph’s High School in Barrie came together in faith and love to celebrate both Ash Wednesday and Pink Shirt day.
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Experiential Learning Mission Trip To Ecuador
02/19/2020
To help broaden students' perspectives through experiential learning,
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Tips for the New Semester
02/18/2020
As the first month of 2020 comes to an end, there have already been exciting events. The year is still young, and there are countless opportunities to seize as the year progresses
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Random Acts of Kindness in the Jungle
02/07/2020
From a young age, we are often taught by our caregivers about the importance of showing kindness through our actions.
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Tutors to the Rescue
02/06/2020
Since the start of the 2019/2020 school year, a group of Grade 12 students at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Barrie continue to offer their time to tutor younger students three times a week.
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Grade 8 Day
St. Theresa's Grade 8 Day
02/05/2020
What high school student wouldn’t like to go back to Grade 8 and not have to shoulder the stress of exams?
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Jean Vanier Arts in Motion
02/04/2020
Arts are a way for us to display our imagination and artistic minds. The arts classes of Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood put on a presentation for all the families
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Exam Time Tips
01/21/2020
Hey students, it’s getting to be that time of the year again. Whether exam season is your greatest strength, your biggest fear or both, these assessments are something we all must endure this month.
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Christmas Week at St. Theresa's
01/08/2020
Once again the Christmas season snuck up on the students of St. Theresa’s Catholic High School in Midland.
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A Crazy Turn of Events
01/08/2020
Every year, St.Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Tottenham raises money in order to help families in need through the charity St. Vincent de Paul.
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Supporting Muskoka Women's Shelter
12/19/2019
Christmas break is quickly approaching, and cold weather is quickly becoming our new normal.
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MCC Madness
12/09/2019
The holidays are right around the corner and while the average person may be preparing for the cold weather and winter festivities ahead, students and staff members within the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board are getting ready for the most anticipated event of the year - MCC!
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Jags Dominate Regional Debate Tournament
12/06/2019
During a snowy Wednesday, November 7th the Jags entered enemy territory- hoping to achieve victory in the Simcoe County District School Board headquarters in Midhurst, Ontario.
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Called to be Kind
12/06/2019
Over lunch on Wednesday, November 20th, students at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School came together to write positive messages on posters which are now displayed in the school’s cafeteria.
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Snowy OFSAA Win!
12/06/2019
On the snowy, freezing morning of November 2nd in Kivi Park (Sudbury), St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School (Barrie) Grade 9 student, Kyla Martin, made her school extremely proud.
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Sunset Point
A Cold Dip for Youth Mental Health
12/04/2019
Mental health is an important aspect of our lives. This is true for all ages, young and old.
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Exploring the Trades
12/04/2019
In an attempt to inspire students, Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Bradford West Gwillimbury exposes the Grade 10 students to different aspects of the workforce through the “Skilled Trades Fair.”
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St. Theresa’s Health Care Class Hygiene Collection
12/04/2019
As the liturgical year comes to an end and we look ahead to the season of Advent leading to Christmas, the weather is clearly turning colder.
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He shoots! He scores!
12/04/2019
On Friday, November 22nd, the St.Thomas Aquinas (STA) Stingers held their annual charity hockey game against the Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.)
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Preparing for a Christmas Gathering
11/05/2019
Staff and students at St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School, Barrie, have already started to plan their 13th annual Christmas Dinner.
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