Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School students pose with His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins at the annual Ordinandi Youth Event on March 7.
On February 23, Dufferin-Peel hosted its annual Black History Student Conference, “It’s Everyone’s History – Walking Forward Together in Hope”, for secondary students, The event included a panel discussion on Black Identity and workshops.
Black History Month at Father Michael Goetz Secondary School celebrated art, literature, guest speakers and poetry readings. Grade 10 Visual Art students created a stirring series of portraits featuring Black icons displayed in the school foyer.
On February 17, students at Father Michael Goetz Secondary School participated in the launch of the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program which is now being run in more than 60 high schools in the Peel Region.
Staff and students at St. Sofia School celebrated “Stritennia” on February 15 with Fr. Roman Galadza from St. Elias Church and Fr. Bahriy from St. Mary’s Ukrainian Church.
On February 14, a delegation of students from Cardinal Leger Secondary School visited the Masumeen Islamic Center to present a Condolence Cloth that was prepared by Leger students and staff in the wake of last month’s Quebec City Mosque shooting.
On February 8, St. Aidan Catholic School held an art show displaying student art work completed over the course of the year.
On January 30, Grade 8 students from St. Stephen School visited the Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queen’s Park. Students learned about the Page Program, Confederation and they also had the opportunity to meet Premier Kathleen Wynne.
On January 25, St. Jean-Marie Vianney School participated in Bell Let’s Talk Day. Students splashed words on the Gratitude Graffiti Wall, created chains of support listing strategies for reducing stress and anxiety, participated in mindful meditation.
Grade 8 students at Sts. Martha & Mary School incorporated the iPad app, Book Creator, into their Language lessons on storytelling. They shared their storybooks with Grade 1/2 students, demonstrating an eﬀective use of technology.
St. Simon Stock School students participate in an interactive hand drumming workshop.