On November 23, Peel Regional Police, Dufferin-Peel and Peel District School Board launched the What if everyone did something to stop cyber bullying? Poster/Video Contest at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School.
On November 14, students at Georges Vanier School participated in the Power of One Presentation. Students learned about bullying prevention and signed a Bully Prevention Oath.
St. Roch Catholic Secondary School students collected more than 800 pounds of food through their Fall “Scare Away Hunger” Food Drive. All items were donated to Ste. Louise Outreach Centre of Peel.
Staff and students from St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School presented a cheque to Tim Lee Loy from ShareLife for $4,591 raised through the school’s walkathon.
On November 11, Warrant Officer Deveaux attended St. Angela Merici School’s Remembrance Day Liturgy and Ceremony. He spoke with the students about his experiences as a four-year veteran in Afghanistan, serving with NATO, and his tours around the world.
On November 2, Director of Education Marianne Mazzorato welcomed Grade 9 students and staff participating in Take Our Kids to Work Day at the Catholic Education Centre. #KidsToWork #MyCatholicEducation
St. Jean-Marie Vianney School staff and students dress in purple to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Staff and students in Dufferin-Peel celebrated World Teachers' Day on October 5. Thank you to all teachers for the immeasurable impact they make on the development of our students. Pictured are the staff at St. Elizabeth Seton School.
St. Joseph Secondary School students completed peace pledges made into peace cranes in celebration of International Day of Peace.
On September 14, the Blessed Sacrament was transferred from St. Mary’s Church to the Cardinal Leger Secondary School chapel. Fr. Liborio led a Eucharistic Procession of parishioners and students from the church to the Tabernacle in the school.
On September 20, the new Student Voice Council for 2016-2017 had its first meeting. Students networked, discussed current system issues and made plans for the year.
Holy Cross School introduced its Buddy Bench to the school community this September. The Buddy Bench encourages communication among students and invites friendships.
Over 150 Grade 9 students at Loyola Catholic Secondary School participated in this year's Get Ready program. The week engaged students in literacy, numeracy and high school readiness activities.
On September 27, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board honoured Dr. Andrew and Mrs. Joan Simone, founders of the charity, Food for Children, with the board’s Catholic Award of Merit.
On September 6, Dufferin-Peel opened St. Alphonsa Catholic Elementary School located at 60 Olivia Marie Road in Brampton. Staff and students celebrated the official opening with a liturgy and ribbon cutting ceremony.