All Saints School is hosting their annual junior ice hockey tournament for Grade 4,5, and 6 students. Teams are guaranteed 5-6 games. Round robin date is Feb 15 and playoff date will be Feb 16. First come first serve. Location: Iceland Four Rinks. If interested, please contact Chris Carrabs at Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2017 Peel Region Mock Trial Tournament will be taking place on Friday, March 3 and the Finals will take place on Friday, March 24 at the A. Grenville & William Davis Courthouse in Brampton. This tournament is run by Peel Justice Education Network (PJEN). This year 16 schools from across Peel Region will be competing in this tournament. This tournament is open to Grade 11 and 12 Law students. PJEN has many initiatives to educate students about our legal system, including a legal mentoring 'Adopt-A-School' program, Grade 11 Mock Bail Tournament, Grade 11/12 Mock Trial Tournament, Art In the Courtroom Contest and Bursary opportunities. For more information, email Jessica.Price@dpcdsb.org.
March 4 – 25th Annual Lift Jesus Higher Rally
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Bishop Scott McCaig. Mass with Cardinal Collins. Adult Rally: $25 Youth Rally: $15 (ages 13-18) Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building), 255 Front Street West, Toronto. For tickets and information, visit www.lift-jesus-higher-rally.ca
March 7 – Brampton North East Family of Schools Chess Tournament
Lester B. Pearson Catholic School will be hosting the Brampton North East Family of Schools Chess Tournament on Tuesday, March 7. There will be approximately 250 students participating in all three divisions (primary, junior and intermediate) representing their schools in team chess play. Location: Lester B. Pearson Catholic School, 140 Howden Boulevard, Brampton. For more information, email email@example.com.
March 7 - Mississauga South Family of Schools Chess Tournament
St. Valentine School will be hosting the Mississauga South Family of Schools Chess Tournament on Tuesday, March 7. There will be approximately 250 students participating in all three divisions (primary, junior and intermediate) representing their schools in team chess play. Location: St. Valentine School, 5610 Heatherleigh Ave, Mississauga. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie.email@example.com.
March 7 - Blood Donor Clinic at Iona C.S.S.
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Iona C.S.S., 2170 South Sheridan Way, Mississauga. For more information, call Ruth Southwell at 905-823-0136 ext. 65122 or Cathy Cecchetto at 905-823-0136.
March 8 & 28 - DPCDSB's 2017 Catholic Technological Skills Competition
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board's 2017 Catholic Technological Skills Competition will be held on March 8 at Philip Pocock Secondary School in Mississauga and on March 28 at St. Philip Elementary School in Mississauga. Dufferin-Peel students will have the opportunity to showcase their skills in this multi-trade and technology competition, which serves as a qualification round for the Skills Canada Provincial Competition. Secondary: March 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School, 4555 Tomken Road, Mississauga. Elementary: March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Philip Elementary School, 345 Fairview Road West, Mississauga.
March 24 – Brampton West Family of Schools Chess Tournament
Guardian Angels School will be hosting the Brampton West Chess Tournament on March 24. There will be approximately 260 students competing in the Primary, Junior and Intermediate division. Location: Guardian Angels School, 62 Heatherdale Drive, Brampton. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 24 – Mississauga East Family of Schools Chess Tournament
St. James Catholic Global Learning Centre School will be hosting the Mississauga East Family of Schools Chess Tournament on March 24. There will be approximately 250 students participating in all three divisions (primary, junior and intermediate) representing their schools in team chess play. Location: St. James Catholic Global Learning Centre School, 98 Wanita Road, Mississauga. For more information, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 30 – Parent Engagement Presentation: Training the Brain For Success - The Power of a Positive Perspective by Dr. Shyamala Kiru
On March 30, St. Dominic School and our Parent Advisory Catholic School Council is pleased to welcome Dr. Shyamala Kiru for her presentation on Training the Brain For Success. The goal of the presentation is to discuss the benefits of a positive perspective (confidence) and how is critical to success. Dr. Kiru will show the correlation between anxiety and confidence, how to identify the common and dangerous signs of anxiety and a simple, step by step guide to help manage negative emotions and develop a positive perspective (based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Location: St. Dominic School, 515 Hartsdale Ave., Mississauga. Please call 905-278-9821, if you are able to attend.
March 31 - Mississauga Brampton Central Family of Schools Chess Tournament
The Mississauga Brampton Central Family of Schools are competing across three divisions in chess (primary, junior, intermediate). Each divisional team consists of five students. The top two teams will qualify for the Board Finals. This year's tournament will be held at San Lorenzo Ruiz School located at 100 Barondale Dr. in Mississauga from 7:50 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The conveners are: Artur Migdal, Eva Faryniarz and Joanna DiNunzio. For more information, email email@example.com.
April 20 - Parent Engagement Evening - Teens: Alcohol, Drugs and Parties (Iona C.S.S.)
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm. Location: Iona Catholic Secondary School, 2170 South Sheridan Way, Mississauga. For more information, contact Nina Arsenault at 905-823-0136.
April 21 - Dufferin-Peel Chess Committee 12th Annual Board Chess Tournament Finals
Our schools are competing across four divisions in chess (primary, junior, intermediate, and high school). Each divisional team consists of five students. The top two teams from the seven family competitions around our board qualify for the Board Finals. Registration will start at the end of the exam period. Location: St. Marcellinus S.S., 730 Courtneypark Drive West, Mississauga. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 24 & 25 – St. Albert of Jerusalem School presents Disney's Aladdin Jr.
St. Albert of Jerusalem School will presents Disney's Aladdin Jr. on April 24 and 25. The performances will start at 7:00 p.m. Location: St. Albert of Jerusalem School, 7185 Rosehurst Dr., Mississauga. Call for advance tickets ($5.00) at 905-785-9298 or purchase tickets at the door for $7.00.
April 27 & 28 - St. Edmund Campion S.S. presents High School Musical Jr.
St. Edmund Campion Secondary School's "The Company" presents HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR. It is a fun musical for the whole family filled with great songs, fantastic dancing and dynamic characters. Tickets will be on sale after March Break at St. Edmund Campion. Come on out and join us for a night of fun musical theatre! Location: St. Edmund Campion S.S., 275 Brisdale Drive, Brampton. For more information, call 905-846-7124.
April 30 - May 5 - Catholic Education Week
Catholic Education Week begins on a Sunday to highlight the partnership that remains the foundation of Catholic education between our Catholic schools and local Catholic parishes. Throughout Catholic Education Week, we ask you to reflect on the significance of Catholic education’s presence and contribution in our Church, and in our society. We invite all members of our community, to participate in the celebrations and activities that will mark the celebration of Catholic Education Week 2017 in our schools. This year’s theme is “Catholic Education: Walking Forward Together”. For more information about Catholic Education Week and to access OCSTA Resources, visit the OCSTA website.
May 1 - Dufferin-Peel Staff Recognition Day
In honour of the work and commitment of all staff, the Board will initiate an annual Staff Recognition Day, whereby all staff are recognized and celebrated for their contribution to Catholic Education and the success and well-being of all learners in Dufferin-Peel. Staff Recognition Day will be celebrated annually on May 1, the Feast Day of St. Joseph the Worker, the patron saint of workers.