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Celebrating Student Success


DCDSB Student Success April 2015 Newsletter

Applications for Retreat Leaders (2015-2016) 

Deadline for submission Friday May 29, 2015 to Mr. Valookaran. See Retreat Leaders page to download the application. Only current Gr 10 and 11 students may apply. 


Prom: Thursday May 28th

See Prom 2015 for more information.


Grade 12 Exit Plan Survey: Complete on Monday June 1st - Tuesday June 2nd


Student Council Spirit Buyout: June 3rd (Period 3)

BBQ! Snow Cones! Games!
If your period 3 class is attending, bring to $2 to your period 3 Teacher BY FRIDAY MAY 29th. If you want to buy a BBQ Hamburger and drink bring $5 too. If you're not going to the buy-out, you can still by a BBQ ticket on Monday June 1st at lunch.


St Mary Dance Company presents "Our Masterpiece": Thursday June 4  (7pm) 


TEDxStMaryCSSchool - Inspiration to Motivation: Friday June 5

At the Durham Catholic District School Board’s 3rd Annual TEDx event we are going to go to a whole new level and help 1100 students to see that in education and learning they can grow as people and learn more about themselves. We are going to discover how much our inspiration fuels our motivation and help students to see that they can achieve great things.
Visit TEDx St. Mary for more information.


Arts Fest - aka Zombie Fest: Wednesday June 10th (6:30 - 9:30pm)


Athletic Banquet: Thursday June 11th (5:30pm) 

Students - pick up your ticket from the coach of the first St. Mary sport you played this year by WED JUNE 3rd!
Theme: BLUE AND WHITE; Dress code is business-casual = no jeans!
Please bring a bag of clothing to donate to Canadian Food for Children!


Grade 12 Graduation Mass and Breakfast: Friday June 12th (periods 1 & 2)

Please see Students-Home for more information about submitting photos for a slide show and auditioning to perform during the Grad Breakfast


Grade 12 Commencement Ceremony (Graduation): Friday June 26th

Information Letter (March 2015)
Information Letter (April 2015)
Graduation Award and Bursary Information Form - Due April 30th
Information Letter
(May 2015)


Calling aspiring writers to the Catholic Register Youth Speak News team

Are you curious about the world around you?
Would you like to interview interesting people?
Do you want to enrich your faith?
Do you like to write?
For more information see the flyer, or Catholic Register: Youth Speak News
Deadline to apply for 2015-2016 school year is June 30, 2015


Used Uniform Sale: Monday June 29th (5 - 8 pm)

Parent Council is hosting a Used Uniform Sale in the Cafetorium at St. Mary CSS; Cash only
From May 5 to June 25, students are asked to donate uniform items that are no longer needed - all items, included gym uniforms are accepted. Students can bring donations to the library and receive a ballot from Mrs. Chen to enter to win 1 of 4 $25 gift cards.


McCarthy's Uniform Shopping Event: Wednesday July 15th (6 - 9 pm)

Informational Flyer; Ajax Showroom: 700 Finley Av.