November - Secondary School Information Sessions for Grade 8 Students and Parents
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will hold a series of public information sessions for Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians interested in enrolling in a Dufferin-Peel Catholic secondary school for the 2018-19 school year. Dufferin-Peel's secondary school public information sessions will take place throughout October and November. A schedule is posted on the Board website. For more information about the information sessions, parents/guardians should contact their local secondary school directly .
November 14 - Father Michael Goetz C.S.S. Hosts 11th Annual Development & Peace Conference - Student Day
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis. The theme of this year's conference is "Women at the Heart Of Peace". The keynote speaker is Luke Stocking, Animator for Development and Peace. The keynote address will be followed by two student-focused activities, one in the morning and another in the afternoon. The conference will run from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location: 330 Central Parkway West, Mississauga. For more information contact: Mary-Ann Rupcich, Teacher, Father Michael Goetz C.S.S., 905-277-0326.
November 14 - Notre Dame C.S.S. Parent Engagement Guest Speakers
Jennifer Will and Niru Balasubramanian, Registered Psychotherapists from Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness Addiction Counseling Services. They will speak on the topics of Parenting Strategies in the Wireless World, Technology use vs Technology addiction- finding the right balance technology use in a healthy way. Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Notre Dame C.S.S., 2 Notre Dame Avenue, Brampton. For more information, call 905-840-2802.
November 15 - OPEN HOUSE: Boundary Meeting for Credit Valley #5 Catholic Elementary School
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is scheduled to open Credit Valley #5 Catholic Elementary School in September 2018, which is located at 40 Fallowfield Road in the City of Brampton. An Open House is being held to present the proposed permanent boundary for Credit Valley #5 Catholic Elementary School, as well as the proposed host boundaries. Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Location: St. Roch C.S.S., 200 Valleyway Drive, Brampton. More Information & Proposed Boundary Map. For more information, contact the Planning Department at 905-890-1221.
November 15 – St. Martin C.S.S. Annual Awards Night
St. Martin C.S.S will host its annual Awards Ceremony on November 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:0 a.m. The event will honor students who have excelled through hard work and dedication. Location: St. Martin Catholic Secondary School, 2470 Rosemary Drive, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-279-3171.
November 15 - Holy Cross School's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Administration, Staff, and Students of Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School invite you to attend the 50th Anniversary Mass and Celebrations Date: Wednesday, November 15. Time: Mass at 6:00 PM/Celebration to follow 7:00-8:00 PM. Location: 3615 Morning Star Drive, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-677-5660.
November 16 - St. Joseph S.S. presents Culture Shock
St. Joseph Secondary School would like to invite all parents, students and community members to CULTURE SHOCK 2017. Our multicultural festival will feature traditional ceremonial costumes, music, art, religion, dance, literature, history and complimentary food samples from around the world. We have over 200 students from more than 20 countries preparing this event for the evening of November 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets are available for $5.00 at St. Joseph Secondary School during all three lunches from Monday November 13 through to Thursday Nov 16. Tickets at the door will cost $7 per person. Location: St. Joseph S.S. 5555 Creditview Rd. Mississauga. All community members are welcome to attend. We hope you can join us. For more information, call 905-812-1376 ext. 74196.
November 16 – St. Thomas Aquinas S.S. Regional Arts Program Open House
Anyone interested in information on this enriched programming experience is welcome to attend. The evening will feature performances from Grade 12 students and information about the programs. St. Thomas Aquinas S.S. offers these specialized programs in the area of Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Visual Arts and Vocal Music. Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: St. Thomas Aquinas S.S., 25 Corporation Drive, Brampton. For more information, visit http://www3.dpcdsb.org/AQUIN/learning/centre-for-the-arts.
November 17 – The CEC/Keaton United Way Day
Bake sale, vendors, craft sale and games. Location: Catholic Education Centre, 40 Matheson Boulevard West, Mississauga.
November 17 – Professional Activity Day (All Schools)
November 18 - St Andrew School Craft & Bake Sale
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa pictures from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: St. Andrew School, 50 Meadow Dr., Orangeville. For more information, call 519-942-0262.
November 20 - Transgender Day of Remembrance
An annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.
November 20, 23 & 29 – French Immersion
Catholic District School Board will hold a series of public information
meetings in Mississauga and Brampton for parents and guardians interested in
enrolling their children in the board’s French
Immersion Program for the 2018-2019 school year. The information sessions are
intended to provide parents and guardians with an overview of our French Immersion Program, the criteria
for admittance, and changes that can be expected from the regular program. November 20 @ 7:00 p.m. at Divine Mercy School /
November 23 @ 7:00 p.m. at St. Angela Merici School / November 29 @ 7:00 p.m.
at St. Gregory School. Online registration will
begin following the French Immersion information sessions with the deadline for
submissions to be announced. For more
information, contact your local French Immersion School or visit the Board
November 20-24 – Business Week at Holy Name of Mary S.S.
This year, Business Week, hosted by Holy Name of Mary Secondary School's Business Department, begins November 20. The marquee event, Power Breakfast, will be held on November 22 for all students. Holy Name of Mary is delighted to welcome Annette Verschuren, Chair and CEO of NRStor Inc. Formerly she was president of The Home Depot Canada and Asia, overseeing the growth of the company's Canadian operations from 19 to 179 stores between 1996 and 2011. Location: Holy Name of Mary S.S., 115 Glenvale Boulevard, Brampton. For more information, call 905-458-5541.
November 20-24 - Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
November 21 – Freggie Chef for a Day event at St. Richard School
On November 21, students in Grades 2 – 8 will be participating in the Freggie Chef for a Day event. This day will empower the students to make healthy lifestyle choices by putting them in the chef's hat. Students will be putting together easy, healthy and delicious lunch recipes that they can then recreate at home. This opportunity will enhance their food skills, confidence and knowledge of healthy eating. The event will be held in the school and will begin at 9:00 a.m. Location: St. Richard School, 7270 Copenhagen Road, Mississauga. For more information, contact Mrs. S. Pereira at 905-826-5572.
November 22 - Awards Night at Ascension of Our Lord S.S.
On November 22, Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School will celebrate the contributions and achievements of our students during the 2016-2017 school year. The event will be held at the school beginning at 6:30 p.m. Location: Ascension of Our Lord S.S., 7640 Anaka Drive, Mississauga. For more information, contact Ms. Maloney at 905-676-1287 ext. 28122.
November 23- December 14 – 2017 Dufferin-Peel
Secondary School Christmas Concerts
Schedule of Secondary School Christmas Concerts
November 24 – Hope for Haiti
An evening of fun and entertainment to support educational, medical, nutritional needs and rebuilding of schools in Jacmel, Haiti. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Rizzo Banquet Hall, 1941 Albion Rd., Etobicoke. Price: Tickets are $50 for adults, $30 for children 16 and under (cash or cheque accepted made payable to St. Mark School). For tickets and information, contact Maria Masucci at 905-820-9477 or email email@example.com.
November 30 - St. Michael C.S.S. Arts Showcase
St. Michael Catholic Secondary School's Arts & Tech Department cordially invites you to our annual Christmas showcase, "A Creative Christmas". This concert is a collaboration of work and talents from the Arts Advantage dance, drama, music, and visual art programs. The show will be held at St. Michael C.S.S., 9130 Columbia Way, Bolton, in the cafetorium on Thursday November 30, from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at https://dpcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/16674/146/False/True or $15.00 at the door. Children 5 yrs and under are free. Refreshments prepared by the St. Michael's Hospitality Program will be available at Intermission For more information, call 905-951-8935.
December 1 – Robert F. Hall's 20th Annual SPANISH FIESTA
Members of the North-South Awareness Project at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School in Caledon East will be on a journey of social justice and solidarity with the people of Nicaragua from January 26 to February 5, 2018. In partnership with the Casa Pueblito, 18 students and four staff members will help to construct a drinking water well in the community of Santa Julia in Nicaragua. Our main fundraising event is a Spanish Fiesta on Friday, December 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Fiesta will include entertainment, a typical Nicaraguan meal, a silent auction, a live auction, and raffles. We would be grateful for any contributions towards the silent auction or our project in Nicaragua. No donation is too small as it all makes a difference. Tickets are $10 for adults and $25 for families and are available in advance from N.S.A.P. participants or at the door. Robert F. Hall C.S.S. is located at 6500 Old Church Road in Caledon East. For more information, please contact Glenn MacGowan at 905-584-1670 ext. 32160.
December 6-7 – St. Thomas Aquinas S.S. presents Babes in Toyland
BABES IN TOYLAND is a fun interactive Christmas play for children presented by the Grade 10 RAP Drama students. Babes, a lonely orphan, makes the journey to Toyland to live with her Uncle Barnaby. She arrives just days before Christmas, at the same time as the arrival of Toyland's most prized possession - Santa's toy order. Upon finding her uncle, Babes discovers that he is not the kind of man she had hoped. As this exciting holiday tale unfolds, Babes, along with her new BFF Nicholas and the audience, embark upon a journey. BABES IN TOYLAND is an exciting, action-packed musical storytelling adventure with plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in, both on stage and off. It is perfect Christmas entertainment! Showtimes: 10 a.m. student matinee, 12:00 p.m. student matinee ($5 per student) and 7:00 p.m. general audience ($10 each). In order to book for school groups please email John Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org and put BABES IN TOYLAND in the subject line. Location: St. Thomas Aquinas S.S., 25 Corporation Drive, Brampton. For more information, call 905-791-1195.
January 10-12 - St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School Grade 12 RAP Drama Theatre presents Steel Magnolias
STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling will run January 10, 11 and 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Brian J. Dunn Theatre, St. Thomas Aquinas Centre for the Arts, 25 Corporation Drive, Brampton. Tickets are $10.00 each. For information, email email@example.com.
June 6-8 - St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School Grade 12 RAP Drama Theatre presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET - Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim - Book by Hugh Wheeler. This show will run June 6, 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Brian J. Dunn Theatre, St. Thomas Aquinas Centre for the Arts, 25 Corporation Drive, Brampton. Tickets are $10.00 each. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.