The Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School community dug deep and came up large again this year with its 22nd annual sock drive to support the homeless through the Good Sheppard Centre. The school community donated 8,760 pairs of socks and raised $391.
The St. John of the Cross School Student Council helped to facilitate a number of activities during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week including this anti-bullying poster, which every student wrote an anti-bullying message on.
Once again, this year the Knights of Columbus Heart Lake Council #9108 partnered with our Brampton school social workers to provide coats to our most needy students.
Led by the Sandhill Pipe and Drum Corps, the Knights of Columbus, OPP and Caledon Fire and Emergency Services the Robert F. Hall C.S.S. student body paraded to the Caledon East cenotaph to honour all those who served for Remembrance Day.
During anti-bullying week, students at St. Edmund Campion Secondary School were invited to take a photo with a positive message saying. Students and staff were encouraged to remember that every single person was created in the image and likeness of God.
On November 15, Cardinal Collins met with students from Robert F. Hall C.S.S. and Father Michael Goetz S.S. who served as Alter Servers at an Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) provincial Catholic education symposium.
St. Augustine Secondary School recognized Treaties Recognition Week with reflections during announcements and visuals along their school forum and main entrance.
On October 24, staff and students at Notre Dame C.S.S. wore purple to show their support for the Children’s Aid Society Child Abuse Prevention campaign #iBREAKthesilence.
Staff and students at St. Jean-Marie Vianney School, joined a host of other elementary and secondary Brampton West schools for the Harvest of Hope event held at St. Edmund Campion on October 13. Students participated in Zumba, drumming, crafts and sports.
The St. Paul Secondary School Fishing Club held a “Fill the Boat” food drive. The students collected 1,200 pounds of food for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank at St. Dominic’s Church.
Grade 1/2 students at St. Dominic School demonstrated the virtue of empathy by putting together hygiene kits and personal notes for families affected by the hurricanes.
St. Brigid School strikes Gold for the fourth year in a row as an Eco-School!
On October 4, students from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Secondary School’s PIP Religion class and their Best Buddies, travelled to Canadian Food for Children to work at the warehouse where they met founder, Dr. Andrew Simone.
St. Dominic School held its first Walk or Roll to School Eco Campaign. The school’s Nature Defenders were out in full force welcoming students and their families as they walked or rolled to school.
On October 2, Our Lady of Mount Carmel S.S. SHSM students attended an overnight retreat at the YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre. Students participated in-group challenges, team-building initiatives and reflected on their individual potential and goals.