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NEW! Welcome from our Superintendent
NEW! Welcome from our School Trustee
NEW! Dufferin-Peel Catholic Board extends busing eligibility for secondary school students: ... check your eligibility for busing based on the new distance at STOPR and clicking on the Am I Eligible for Transportation link.
NEW! ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS:
Photo retake day will take place on Wednesday October 15, 2014. All students must have their pictures taken for student ID cards and yearbook.
NEW! Tour de Mississauga 2014 - needs student volunteers
Sunday September 21, 2014 - Celebration Square
Register online at Mississauga Cycling and click on "Marshal"
NEW! FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Senior Tier 2 Varsity Boys Football
Friday September 26, kickoff @ 7 pm,Loyola vs. Goetz
Friday October 17, kickoff @ 7 pm, Loyola vs. Clarkson
$3.00 tickets in advance/$5.00 at the gate
- tickets go on sale next week during Period 3
Come cheer on the Warriors as they host the Gators and Chargers in our two Friday Night Lights football games.
NEW! Drew Haydon Taylor, a First Nations' playwright and humorist, will be a guest speaker in the library.
NEW! Thursday, October 16 6:30 pm - Post Secondary Career Fair
NEW! October 21, 2014 6:30 pm - GR 8 Open House...all welcome!!!
Loyola will become a Board Regional School for French Immersion for all of Mississauga students. This program will attract high achieving students that want to pursue French. Loyola will now have 2 Specialized French programs: Extended French Program, students must take 7 French course and French Immersion, student must take 10 French Courses.
NEW! Making a Difference:
Costa Rica March 30 - April 6 2015
If you are interested in joining this great adventure, see Mr. Smibert and stay tuned for future announcements.
NEW! CHINA Calling June 2015….
Learn about the pampered life of emperors and the everyday life of school children. China offers students a wealth of adventures and one-of-a-kind experiences. Step into history on the Great Wall and into the future on the Shanghai Bund. Explore Xi’an, the Chinese capital through 11 dynasties. Ride a rickshaw, sip tea, try Tai chi. China holds surprises at every turn. Loyola is exploring the possibility of offering a trip of a lifetime. Experience China from June 29 – July 07, 2015. An experience you’ll never forget. If you have any questions, please stop by the main office to speak with Ms. Battaglini
... Thomas Piekut who was selected to an all expense trip to Antarctica, “Summer Student on Ice Expedition.” Thomas will be acompanied by Sergio Raez Villanueva from Cabot, Patricia Pendon and Jasmine Canaviri-Laymon from HNM!!!!
... Loyola for winning a Gold Medal for the Provincial Eco-School Designation. Last year we received a Bronze Medal Designation. Special thanks to all our staff and students for making our school green.
... Marceau Jovin and Cailie McGuire who are going to OFSAA for our Warriors Track Team!
... to Loyola's first Invitational Chess Tournament. Almost all secondary schools competed and Loyola won first place.
...our Sr. Boys Soccer Team for qualifying for the "AAA" ROPSSAA finals and the Pronvincial Champiosnhips (OFSAA) in North Bay Ontario. Good luck in the finals!
...Gian Soriano who won the "Stop Cyber Bullying Video Contest" Gian will be awarded a $500 cheque for producing this excellent video. Thanks also to Doug Mosdell for inspiring this student in his Communication Technology Class last semester.
... Jan Bishop for being nominated by our Loyola School Council for Volunteer of the Year. This award is sponsored by the Central Committee for Catholic School Council (CCSC). Past winners from Loyola were Sharon Hobin and Laurie Eschli.
... Sammy for an amazing performance at the John Cabot Poetry Slam.
... to all students who attended the Harry Jerome Awards celebrating 32 years of excellence within the African Canadian Community, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Among the 12 award winners was Orlando Bowen, who got an award for "community service". Orlando met, had a good chat, and took pictures, with our students.
... to all students who represented Loyola at the Dufferin-Peel Skills Competition! They participated at the Provincials in Waterloo competing against teams from across Ontario. The robotics team placed overall between 5th to 7th spot and the other teams' results will be posted within the next few days. This experience has taught our students that it's not about winning a competition but, all the hard work that goes towards preparing and participating in such a prestigious event. The lessons learned during a competition are more valuable then the win.
Gold Medal Winners:
ROBOTICS TEAM OF 4:
Nicolas Amorin, Steve Hollovay, Gino Salayo, John Sardo
Silver Medal Winners:
Jordan Mac Farlane and Daniel Lee
Bronze Medal Winners:
... placing 8th out of 31 teams at this years DPCDSB Educational Computing Organization of Ontario's Computing Contest. Although they placed top 8 only top 5 teams go to the regionals :( Congratulations to John Sardo, Jacob Targosinski, Donnel Varkey-George, and Dasha Shyroka.
Also, Jacob Targosiski has won a Waterloo Computing Competition Award for his perfect score on the Junior Competition. He recieves a plaque and a $100.00 cheque. Yahoo!
... Loyola Drama Students and Miss Sullivan for winning 2 awards at the Sears Drama Festival.
... ... Brian Rakoczy who have been nominated for the Pete Beach Award. This award is presented to a teacher coach who has made a positive contribution to sports at the school and through ROPSSAA.
... Loyola Junior Girls Basketball and coach Fraelic for winning the ROPSSAA championship and the gold medal. This is Loyola’s 34th ROPSSAA championship team in the last 6 years.
...Yearbook Club for winning third prize in the Canadian Yearbook Contest. A national competition focusing on photographic, graphic and journalism, we competed with secondary schools across Canada. This is an outstanding achievement for our school. Well done Loyola!
... Loyola wrestling team came in second place at a very competitive tournament in Brampton. Many boys of the squad are first time wrestlers and were able to not only compete but be successful at a high level.
... Alex Svitak at the CAMO National Swim meet in Montreal for 4 gold and 1 silver.
... Joanna Mazur, Nathalie Prus, Magdalena Kaczmarczyk and Megann Fletcher for their Gold and Bronze medals at the University of Waterloo's Programming Challenge for Girls where the girls had to program three programs/challenges in 2 hours.
... Kelly Mariani who won a Gold medal for Ontario playing in the Canadian Hockey Championship.
... DECA students who won 5 ribbons at the DECA competition in Toronto.
Warriors you have made Loyola proud!!!!
September ~ Faith
God created us to live together as a family rooted in Christ.
A faithful person...
- Prays from the heart whenever they can
- Learns from Bible stories
- Believes that there is good in everyone
- Knows that we are created and loved by God
Our Daily Prayer for September
Let us now pray…for the grace and strength to be people of faith – people who can truly believe that God’s plan for us includes the right to be safe at school. AMEN
On Sunday, September 28, commencing at 10:00 a.m., the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will launch its 2014 United Way Campaign with one of its most popular United Way fundraisers, the annual Wilf Hartzenberg Walk/Run/Roll event. Read More
Results of the recently released 2013-2014 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) assessments mark the sixth consecutive year in which the percentage of Dufferin-Peel students achieving at, or above, the provincial standard (Levels 3 or 4) in Grades 3 and 6 has equalled or exceeded the provincial averages. Read More
In May 2014, the Board undertook a large-scale strategic review survey of stakeholders with a view to incorporating data gleaned from the survey into the development of the Board’s new Strategic System Plan, which would provide direction for the next five years. The survey was completed by May 31, 2014. Read More
On Tuesday, August 26, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board presented its Catholic Award of Merit to Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion for her long-time support of Dufferin-Peel Catholic schools and of Catholic education in Ontario. Read More
On Tuesday, August 26, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will honour Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion with the board’s Catholic Award of Merit. Read More
On September 2, summer vacation ends for approximately 83,000 Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board students, as the 2014-15 school year gets underway at the board’s 149 schools. Read More
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