School List

September 2016

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St. John Paul II Student Cuts Hair for Cancer
09/28/2016
On Monday, September 27, a courageous five year-old from St. John Paul II Catholic School in Barrie, cut her hair in front of her entire school. After watching her younger sister Lillian lose her hair three times in a ten month period from Leukemia, Vivienne wanted to do something to help.
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A Prayer for the Terry Fox Run
09/26/2016
On Thursday, September 29, 2016, The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board will join more than 9,000 other schools across the country to take part in the 36th anniversary of the Terry Fox School Run.
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Best Buddies are on the Move
09/26/2016
Blast into best buddies at St Peter’s Catholic Secondary School! The hit world-wide program that brings people together is back in action
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Study Abroad with the ISE Program
09/23/2016
Want to study in Europe? The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is excited to offer The International Student Exchange (ISE) Program for students aged 13-17.
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Patrick Fogarty to Host Skilled Trade Fair
09/22/2016
Not sure what to do after high school? Perhaps post-secondary education isn’t your cup of tea. Consider learning about skilled trades and all of the opportunities available for your future.
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EQAO Results Released for Catholic Board
09/21/2016
Today, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released its province-wide testing results for school boards and schools. The results for the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) are as follows:
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Good Shepherd Students Win the "Outside the Line" Challenge
09/21/2016
What does a library mean to you? Students from The Good Shepherd Catholic School in Barrie certainly illustrated what it means to them. Ms. Boyle’s Grade 3/4 class and Mrs. MacDonald’s Grade 4 class took on the “Outside the Lines” Twitter Photo Challenge set by Barrie Public Library, and won!
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Register for the Free International Languages Program
09/20/2016
Want to learn a new language? The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School board is once again offering our International Languages Program to students in JK to Grade 8. The program includes languages like German, Italian, Mandarin, etc,. And the best part? It’s FREE!
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OCSTA Short Video Contest
09/19/2016
The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) is now accepting submissions for their 2016 short-video contest. This year, students in Grades 4 - 12 are asked to create a two- minute video representing this year’s theme: “The Story Behind the Name of Our Catholic School.”
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Patrick Fogarty Catholic S.S Student Makes the Cut for The Canada Premier Baseball League
09/16/2016
As if keeping a 90% average wasn’t hard enough, Mason Robertson has also made the cut to play in The Canada Premier Baseball league. The 15 year-old will be playing with the Toronto Mets baseball team - the highest level of baseball for his age group.
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SMCDSB Welcomes a New Student Trustee
09/15/2016
At the first board meeting of the 2016-17 school year, our Catholic community welcomed new student trustee, Andrea Chiappetta. The meeting was held last night, September 14, 2016 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School in Barrie and included a Mass and the commissioning of Andrea into his new role.
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Download the SMCDSB Mobile App Today!
09/12/2016
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School is excited to announce the launch of our very own free mobile app. Users can now access calendars, school contact information, bus cancellations and much more from their mobile device.
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A Prayer for September 11, 2001
09/11/2016
Let us pray, Loving God, source of healing and hope, we come to you in prayer on this anniversary of the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001.
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Back to School at the Catholic Board
09/06/2016
On Tuesday, September 6, students and staff returned to school at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board. The summer months were busy for employees as they prepared for the return of more than 20,000 elementary and secondary students.
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Introducing Saint Teresa of Calcutta
09/06/2016
Mother Teresa, now known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was elevated to Sainthood this past Sunday, September 4, in Rome.
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