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September 2018

REGISTRATION: We welcome students of all faiths at our Durham Catholic secondary schools. Please visit the Guidance home page for information regarding the Pre-Admission Application process. 

COURSE SELECTION/TIMETABLE CHANGE REQUESTS: Course Selection is an important component of Secondary and Post-Secondary Pathways Planning. Please visit Guidance: Course Levels and Calendars for more information about courses offered in 2018-2019 and the process for requesting timetable changes.

 

October 2018

FIRST NATIONS, MÉTIS, AND INUIT (FNMI) AWARENESS MONTH
Open Our Hearts...Open Our Minds: A Journey of Acceptance of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Culture.  Please visit our FNMI Committe page to see St. Mary Initiatives during October.

PARENT-TEACHER INTERVIEWS: Thursday October 18 th

 

November 2018

REPORT CARDS: Friday November 9th

TAKE OUR KIDS TO WORK DAY: On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, all grade nine students will be participating in the province-wide "TAKE OUR KIDS TO WORK" day, when you, the parent, will be taking your child to work with you.  Take Our Kids to Work Day is an initiative of The Learning Partnership. Please visit our Take Our Kids to Work Day page for more information. 

NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION WEEK: Monday November 19 - Friday November 23 Durham Catholic District School Board will be celebrating November bullying prevention awareness week with the theme Living as Joyful Disciples to Promote a Positive School Community. As we work together to create safe and accepting school communities we are reminded of the mercy, tenderheartedness, and loving compassion that God has shown to his people. Please visit our Stand Up To Bullying page for more information.

POST-SECONDARY PLANNING: For information on post-secondary pathways of Apprenticeship, College, Community Living, University, and the workplace, please visit Guidance: Getting Ready for Post-Secondary.  

 

December 2018

CHRISTMAS OUTREACH: Christmas is not as much about opening presents as opening our hearts. During Advent, the St. Mary community unites to help spread the joy of the season through our annual Christmas Outreach Campaign.

 

January 2019

EXAMS: Wednesday January 23rd - Tuesday January 29th

 

February 2019

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: The Durham Catholic District School Board recognizes and embraces Canada's diverse culture. During the month of February, we join with other schools and organizations across the nation to celebrate the contributions and history of Canadians whose roots are in Africa and the Caribbean. Black History Month gives our schools a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the Black community's achievements. As a faith community, Durham Catholic District School Board embraces and promotes human dignity, inclusivity, respect, diversity and justice. Please visit the Black History Committee page to see how St. Mary will celebrate.  

COURSE SELECTION: Course Selection is an important component of Secondary and Post-Secondary Pathways Planning. Please visit Guidance: Course Levels and Calendars for more information about courses offered in 2019-2020. Course selection forms and fees are due Wednesday February 20th. 

STAND UP TO BULLYING WEEK: Monday February 25th - Friday March 2nd Durham Catholic District School Board will be celebrating Stand Up to Bulying Week with the theme Living as Joyful Disciples to Promote a Positive School Community. As we work together to create safe and accepting school communities we are reminded of the mercy, tenderheartedness, and loving compassion that God has shown to his people. Please visit our Stand Up To Bullying page for more information. 

 

March 2019

PARENT-TEACHER INTERVIEWS: Thursday March 28th

OSSLT: Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test is scheduled for Wednesday March 27th. 

 

April 2019

REPORT CARDS: Friday April 12th

 

May 2019

 

June 2019

EXAMS: Wednesday June 19th - Tuesday June 25th

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