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St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School
"Faith Hope Love"
905.791.1195
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School
  • 25 Corporation Drive
  • Brampton ON , L6S 6A2
  • Principal: Adriano Bomben
  • Vice Principal(s): Lorian Feres
    Julie Arseneau
    Kevin Sylvestre

  • Superintendents: Wayne Brunton
  • Trustee: Shawn Xaviour (Brampton Ward 8, 7)
    Anna da Silva (Brampton Ward 3)
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DEVICE PICK UP JANUARY 4TH 2022

St. Thomas Aquinas will be distributing learning materials and devices on Tuesday January 4, 2022. In an effort to keep everyone safe, only students who have indicated to their homeroom teacher they require a device are to come to the school at the designated time. Please follow the schedule below if you require a device or need to pick up learning materials left by your teacher:

Tuesday January 4, 2022

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm                Grade 9

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm                  Grade 10

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm                    Grade 11

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm                    Grade 12             

Devices will be distributed from the two windows to the left of the front doors. Please line up in front of the window marked A-N or O-Z depending on your surname. 

     

VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE SCHOOL - A tour around the school with pictures of various events.   

SCHOOL YEAR 2021-2022

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SELF ASSESSMENT (Click on the organge sign below for the link)

Students are required by the board and Peel Public Health to complete the self assessment survey every day before entering the school building and must provide proof.   ​

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Student Lockers- Coming for Quad 2 (Nov. 16th)!

Starting Nov. 16th for Quadmester 2, students at St. Thomas Aquinas will be allowed the use of a student locker. Lockers remain the property of St. Thomas Aquinas and students are responsible for keeping their locker neat and tidy. 
 
Students have been assigned INDIVIDUAL lockers that will appear at the top of their schedule/timetable. Quad 2 timetables will be sent out to student email accounts prior to the start of Quad 2. Students will not be allowed to switch or share lockers. 
 
Locks are available for purchase via School Cash Online  (https://schoolcashonline.com/) for $10.00 starting Tuesday Nov. 2nd. Students should take a screen shot or print out their receipt for the purchase and bring the receipt to the School Library to pick up their lock from Nov. 3 to Nov. 11th during the last 15 minutes of the student lunch periodsIf students choose to use their own lock, they will have to provide the combination to their homeroom teacher. Locks not issued by the school may need to be cut off if the school needs access to the locker. 
 
Quad 2 (Gr. 10 CIVICS AND CAREERS STUDENTS ONLY!) Textbook/Learning Materials Return and Pick-Up:
Attention COHORT C (Online only students) who are currently in CIVICS OR CAREERS QUAD 2, TERM 1:
Cohort C students can return their civics/careers textbooks/learning materials on Wed. Dec. 15th from 2:30-3:30 to the bins at the front of the school. Please use a sticky note or masking tape to label your materials with student name and teacher name

Pick Up for CIVICS/CAREERS Quad 2, TERM 2:
Online CIVICS and CAREERS students (cohort C) can pick up their textbooks/learning materials for their term 2 half credit course at the front entrance of the school on Monday January 3rd from 2:30-3:30

Picture Day UPDATE:​ ​​DATES HAVE CHANGED!
December 6th – All day (grade 9/10)
December 7th – All day (grade 11/12)

December 6th 
  2:00 – 3:00 (ONLINE students) - Students must wear a mask and provide proof of covid screening.
Location: Gym
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Grad Pictures: Tues. Jan 4th – 21st  (spots will open weekly) students will book ONLINE using AQU code.
Location: Portables

Attention Grade 12s 

It has been very challenging for our grade 12 students transitioning back into high school and preparing for post-secondary/workplace.  Aquinas support services staff would like to provide series of workshops based on the student voice survey.
Please take the time to complete the survey that will help us have a better idea of your needs.  Deadline to submit your response is November 5, 2021. Click on the poster below for the survey.

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​​Click on the picture below for My School Day App
Online Agenda for this Year
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 BLACK STUDENT ACCESS TO RESOURSES

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Upcoming Events:

Opportunity Day with Osgoode Black Law Students' Association
The Osgoode Black Law Students' Association (Osgoode Hall Law School at York University) is inviting aspiring law students from all walks of life to attend their virtual Opportunity Day event. 
Opportunity Day provides aspiring law students the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the law school application process
  • Attend a panel discussion
  • Sit in on a lecture
  • Take a virtual tour of Osgoode
  • Meet current law students
  • Advice on writing personal statement writing

Date: Saturday October 2nd, 2021  |  9:00am-4:00pm

Pre-registration is required to attend the event.
This event will be held on Zoom. You can access the session by downloading the Android/Apple Zoom app or by web browser.
Attendees will have the opportunity to have their personal statement reviewed and have feedback provided to them.
The event is perfect for:

  • A high school or undergraduate student who is considering law school
  • An adult who is considering a new career in the legal profession

Registration link:   
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/opportunity-day-tickets-168820443491

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 MAP OF STA ENTRANCE & EXITS
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ACCESS TO STUDENT BOARD EMAIL FOR TIMETABLE:

Go to students.dpcdsb.org and click on student board email. See Distance Learning section below.
If you can not access your student board email or you need a to reset your password or if you are a new student at St. Thomas Aquinas  
Please contact Teacher Librian or Library Technician at 905-791-1195 ext. 36230 or ext. 36231 and/or email:  shaun.connolly@dpcdsb.org     
This email  reset.aquinas@gmail.com is no longer available. Please resubmit request to S. Connolly.

DISTANCE LEARNING

Type in URL or google  students.dpcdsb.org  and it will take you to the DPCDSB STUDENT DASHBOARD
(Google Classroom, Brightspace by D2L, Student Email, Password Reset, myBlueprint, Google Drive, Microsoft Teams and more)

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Use the same credentials to log in as you would at school
(student#@educ.dpcdsb.org, same password)
MORE LOG IN INFORMATIONS:
How to Access Your DPCDSB Student Email Inbox.pdf 
GUIDE TO BRIGHTSPACE BY D2L
GUIDE TO Google Classroom   
Accessing Google Classroom through PlayStation & Xbox  
GUIDE TO Microsoft Teams
DPCDSB ONLINE LEARNING RESOUCES

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REPORT CARDS, TRANSCRIPTS, DIPLOMA REQUEST

GUIDANCE PAGE

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Transcripts Request Link

SCHOOL SUPPORT & Mental Health

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We have Child and Youth Workers (CYW’s) at Aquinas that are available to support your Mental Health and Wellness. In these new times, we have tried to make it easier for you to connect with them. 

This QR code allows you to book an appointment with either:
Ms. Burlington(A-K) or Ms. Chiarot (L-Z)
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Burlington QR Code.pdf  
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STUDENTS' EVENTS                                      

On September 30th Social Science students got the opportunity to use the National Geographic Vimy Ridge Map (11m by 8M)
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