Durham Catholic District School Board
October & November: Dates to Remember
- Thursday October 22: Parent-Teacher Interviews
- Friday October 23: PA Day
- Wednesday November 4: Grade 9s: Take Our Kids to Work: forms & website / Grade 8s: visit St. Mary
- Wednesday November 4: Parent Council Used Uniform Sale (6 - 8pm)
- Friday November 20: PA Day
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Retreat Leaders are collecting for the St. Mary Mission Room! The clothing and food drive will start on Monday October 5th and will be continuing on until Friday October 9th.
Students are encouraged to bring in the following items to their homeroom teacher:
* Gently used clothes
* Non-perishable food items
(canned goods, pasta, rice, dry soups, salt, peanut butter, oil)
* Gift cards
(to Metro, Independent, Pickering Town Centre, Restaurants)
* Hygiene items
(tooth brush/paste, soap, laundry detergent)
Anything and everything is helpful, Thanksgiving is a time for giving, so let’s show our compassion as a school community.
News from Guidance
Welcome to the start of the new school year, 2015-2016! Some of you may be returning, some may be graduating this year, and others may be new to high school. Your Guidance Team wishes to welcome each and every one of you to the start of something great! Please visit the Guidance Department page for Information and Resources for Pathway Planning and Student Supports
ATTENTION GRADE 12s: For information on Apprenticeships, College and University applications see St. Mary Guidance Department Post-Secondary Newsletter 2015-2016.
ATTENTION GRADEs 12: Please complete the online survey by October 1st regarding which post-secondary pathway(s) you are considering for next September! Grade 12 Post-secondary Pathway survey
Post-Secondary Pathway Planning: Dates to Remember
St. Mary in the Durham Catholic District School Board Spotlight
Celebrating Student Success
Durham Student Transportation Services (DSTS)
DSTS is responsible for the management and administration of all home to school transportation for students eligible for transportation, in accordance with the Transportation Policy of the Durham Catholic District School Board. Secondary students are eligible for transportation if their primary address is within St. Mary's attendance boundary at a distance of more than 3.2km.
Chartwells Cafeteria Zipthru Card
Chartwells is introducing a NEW and CONVENIENT way to purchase food at our school cafeteria. The Zipthru Card is a gift card that you load a balance onto and use it like cash… just SWIPE and GO!
For more information visit: www.zipthru-card.ca