The joy of Christmas was celebrated at St. Mark School’s annual community gathering Live Nativity. Head Custodian Berta Goncalves’ grandson starred as baby Jesus alongside Grade 8 student, Lucas Diab who played the role of Joseph.
On December 10, parents, friends, family, and members of the Polish community gathered to celebrate the annual International Languages Christmas Concert held at St. Pio of Pietrelcina School.
The Free The Children members at St. Dominic School collected over 170 “Blessing Boxes” which contain personal hygiene products, small toys, candies and clothing for both needy children and parents.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Secondary School’s Crusaders In Action brought the Advent Wreath to each classroom this year through handmade banners. Each week, classes can “light” the next candle by attaching the velcro flames.
Students at Robert F. Hall C.S.S. have been collecting donations of socks for the Good Shepherd Centre in downtown Toronto for over 20 years. This November, they collected 3,300 pairs of socks which will be distributed to those in need.
St. Simon Stock School staff and students packed 124 shoe boxes with supplies which will be sent to needy children overseas during the Christmas season.
On December 8, Toronto Maple Leafs Frederik Andersen, Ben Smith, as well as alumni Wendel Clark visited St. Thomas More School to talk to students participating in the NHL Future Goals Program.
St. Joseph Secondary School’s Mock Bail Team celebrated their win at the 2016 Peel Region Mock Bail Champion which was held on November 4 at the A. Grenville & William Davis Courthouse in Brampton.
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.