November – Secondary School Information Sessions for Gr. 8 Students & 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 2020-21 school year. DPCDSB's secondary school public information sessions will take place throughout October and November. Link to Schedule. For more information about the information sessions, parents/guardians should contact their local secondary school directly .
November 11 - Adult and Continuing Education registration opens for winter programs
Programs offered are work experience co-op programs and software training for Microsoft Office and Sage 50 accounting. For more information, call Brian J. Fleming CALC at 905-891-3034 or St. Gabriel ALC at 905-362-0701.
November 11 - Ascension of Our Lord C.S.S. University and College Fair
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Students in Grades 9-12 are all welcome to attend. We have school representatives from all over the province coming to hand out information and answer student and parent questions about programs. Immediately following the fair, there will be a special presentation in the cafeteria on financing for post-secondary from 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The presentation will include how to access scholarships and apply for OSAP. Location: 7640 Anaka Dr., Malton. For more information, https://www.dpcdsb.org/ASCEN or call 905-676-1287.
November 13 - St. Edmund Campion Academic Awards Night
St. Edmund Campion Secondary School community will gather to recognize the achievements of our students with an Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm. in the school gymnasium. We will be recognizing Honour Roll, Subject Achievement, and Specialty Award recipients. The ceremony will highlight and acknowledge those students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the 2018-2019 academic year. Location: St. Edmund Campion, 275 Brisdale Dr., Brampton. For more information, call 905 846-7124.
November 14 – St. Edmund Campion S.S. Post-Secondary Night
On Thursday, November 14, St. Edmund Campion S.S. will host its annual Post-Secondary Night featuring over 25 post-secondary institutions from across Ontario (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and a presentation by an OSAP representative (8:00 pm to 8:40 pm). All Grades are all welcome to attend. Location: St. Edmund Campion S.S., 275 Brisdale Drive, Brampton. For more information, https://www.dpcdsb.org/campi.
November 14– St. Michael Catholic S.S. 2019 Academic Awards Ceremony
The St. Michael Catholic Secondary School community will come together to honour its students on November 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with an Academic Awards Ceremony. The ceremony recognizes the efforts and achievements of students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the 2018-2019 academic year. Location: St. Michael C.S.S., 9130 Columbia Way, Bolton. For more information, call 905-951-8935.
November 14 – John Cabot C.S.S. hosts Grade 9 Night In
John Cabot C.S.S. will host their Grade 9 Night In on November 14 from 2:30 – 6:30 pm. This evening welcomes our Grade 9 students as they continue their transition into secondary school. It is important for our students to build a sense of belonging and community this evening will provide them with opportunities to participate in various team building activities. Location: John Cabot C.S.S 635 Willowbank Trail, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-279-1554.
November 14 – St. Michael Catholic Secondary School Academic Awards Ceremony
The St. Michael Catholic Secondary School community will gather on Thursday November 14, to recognize the academic achievements of last year's Grade 9, 10 and 11 students with an Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 5:00 pm in our school gymnasium with refreshments to follow. Please consider joining others as we honour the dedication and efforts of our students. Location: 9130 Columbia Way, Bolton. For more information, call 905-951-8935 ext. 80198.
November 15 - PA Day (All Schools)
November 15 – DPCDSB's 50th Anniversary Mass
Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Saviour of the World Chinese Catholic Church, 30 Bristol Road West, Mississauga. The mass will be presided by His Eminence, Archbishop Thomas Cardinal Collins. Followed by a Celebration at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School: 12:00 PM—Lunch, 1:00 PM—Guest Speaker Joel Dembe, 2:00 PM—Highlights and Updates. Please register on PD Place using in-service code 7630.
November 16 - St. Edith Stein School Christmas Bazaar
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: St. Edith Stein School, 6234 Osprey Boulevard, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-824-5777. Vendors: Do you offer unique gifts suitable for shopping enthusiasts searching for that special Christmas present or pampered purchase? Our elementary school is hosting a sizable Christmas Bazaar with the potential of high traffic community members and local school families in attendance. A variety of entertainment will be offered for our guests which will keep them shopping for hours. Vendor table cost: $50. For Vendor registration email us at email@example.com. Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/steinbazaar.
November 17-23 - Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
Ontario has designated the week beginning on the third Sunday of November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week to help promote safe schools and a positive learning environment. During Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 17-23 – Ontario students, school staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being. More Information.
November 19 - DPCDSB 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) will mark its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, November 19 with a special Celebration Dinner at the Versailles Convention Centre, 6721 Edwards Boulevard, Mississauga. The evening will be a celebration of Catholic Education in Peel Region and Dufferin County, highlighting our history and growth over the past 50 years. The keynote speaker for the Celebration Dinner will be His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto. The event begins with a reception starting at 5:30 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm. The DPCDSB Board of Trustees would like to extend an invitation to all DPCDSB employees to celebrate this milestone event. Tickets are $80. Please RSVP (and indicate interest for any additional tickets) through the following link: https://dufferinpeelcatholic.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bjVPRAIi9YOsVJb. If you have any questions, please email Sandra Bellini at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 20 – Peel Catholic Teachers Guild Retreat
The Peel Catholic Teachers Guild is hosting a retreat ('Waiting for Mary' facilitated by Deacon Damien McGowan) on Wednesday, November 20, at St. Francis Xavier Parish (5650 Mavis Road, Mississauga). All are welcome. 4:30 pm: Refreshments,
5:30 pm: Retreat, 7:00 pm: Mass. For more information, contact Shane Byrne at email@example.com or visit www.peelcatholicteachersguild.org.
November 21– St. Michael Catholic S.S. Information Session for Gr. 8 Students & Parents
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Location: St. Michael C.S.S., 9130 Columbia Way, Bolton. For more information, call 905-951-8935.
November 21 - St. Marguerite d'Youville S.S. Academic Awards Ceremony
St. Marguerite d'Youville S.S. will be celebrating the academic achievements of our students on Thursday, November 21. The ceremony will include awards and refreshments, and will take place from 8:00 am to 11:00 am in the Cafeteria. Parents/Guardians of invitees are welcome to attend. Students who receive an invitation are asked to RSVP on behalf of themselves and family members by November, 14th using the link on their initiation. Please join us in recognizing and honouring all their academic efforts. Location: St. Marguerite d'Youville S.S., 10815 Dixie Road, Brampton. For more information, call 905-789-5560.
November 25 – Secondary – Winter Night School
Winter Night School Registration will open on November 25, 2019. Classes will begin on February 12, 2020. Night School Locations: John Cabot, St. Joseph SS and St. Thomas Aquinas. Time: Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Last day to register is February 5, 2020. Day school students will register through their Guidance Office. For more information please visit Dufferin-Peel CDSB Night School, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 905-362-0701 ext. 50016.
November 28– St. Michael Catholic S.S. Christmas Art Showcase
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location: St. Michael C.S.S., 9130 Columbia Way, Bolton. For more information, call 905-951-8935.
November 28 – St. Francis Xavier Secondary School - DECA Xavier hosts Café Night
DECA Xavier will be hosting its annual Café Night on November 28 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. This year's themed show, The Lost City of Atlantis, has an incredible line-up of student and teacher performers. This night will be both entertaining and memorable. The event will have food, drinks, and raffle prizes to purchase. All generated proceeds will go towards those directly impacted by Hurricane Dorian through the Archdiocese of Toronto. Tickets can be purchased directly through School Cash Online starting week of November 4. DECA Xavier which is a youth business club with inspired teenage entrepreneurs in the fields of marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Follow us on Instagram: @fxcafenight19 for up-to-date information regarding this event. Location: St. Francis Xavier Secondary, 50 Bristol Road West, Mississauga. For more information about this event, contact: Christina.DiMichele@dpcdsb.org.
December 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 16 & 17 - Aquinas Annual Christmas Show: Cinderella's Christmas
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School's Grade 10 RAP Drama students present their annual Christmas show. Join us on this musical storytelling adventure with one of the most beloved and admired storybook characters, as she embarks on a journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas. We meet a young Cinderella, long before the young woman from the well-known fairy tale. As a young Cinderella travels through the enchanted forest she encounters a variety of merry characters who share some zany and poignant moments with her and the audience. The children in the audience are involved every step of the way using their imaginations to be toys, a Christmas tree and even one of the Seven Dwarfs. This delightful tale embraces a heartwarming message for all. Fun-loving entertainment for all ages full of music, comedy and lots of audience participation. There are a number of matinee performances for school groups on December 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 16 and 17 at 10:00 a.m. Group Matinee tickets are $6.00 per student. There are also evening performances on December 10 and 11 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the evening shows are Adults $10.00 and children $7.00. Location: St. Thomas Aquinas S.S., 25 Corporation Drive, Brampton. For more information, call 905-791-1195.
December 23 - January 3 – Christmas Break
February 5 – Secondary Winter Night School Registration Closes
Winter Night School Registration will close on February 5, 2020. Classes will begin on February 12, 2020. Night School Locations: John Cabot S.S., St. Joseph S.S. and St. Thomas Aquinas S.S. Time: Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Day school students will register through their Guidance Office. For more information please visit Dufferin-Peel CDSB Night School, email email@example.com or phone 905-362-0701 ext. 50016.
February 12 – Secondary Winter Night School Classes Begin
The Winter Night School Session will begin on February 12, 2020. Registration will open on November 25, 2019. Night School Locations: John Cabot S.S., St. Joseph S.S. and St. Thomas Aquinas S.S. Time: Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Last day to register is February 5, 2020. Day school students will register through their Guidance Office. For more information please visit Dufferin-Peel CDSB Night School, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 905-362-0701 ext. 50016.
February 10 – Educational Resource Worker Appreciation Day
March 27 - Peel Region Mock Trial Tournament
The Peel Region Mock Trial Tournament will take place on Friday, March 27, 2020 and the Final Four Round will take place on Friday, April 3, 2020. This tournament is run by the Peel Justice Education Network (PJEN) that is comprised of members of the Judiciary, Crown & Defence Councils, Peel Regional Police, Court Services Personnel as well as Dufferin-Peel and Peel Board teacher representatives. The tournament is open to Grade 11/12 Law students and is held at the A. Grenville & William Davis Courthouse in Brampton. Registration for the tournament will come out in the fall. Please email Jessica Price if you have any questions or would like registration information at Jessica.Price@dpcdsb.org.