Welcome to Loyola
Home of the Warriors
Have a safe and happy March Break.
School resumes Monday morning March 23, 2015
NEW! Grade 10 Literacy Test is scheduled for March 26, 2015.
For more information, read this Letter to Parents.
NEW! UPCOMING ECO SCHOOL EVENTS:
EARTH HOUR - The Lights-Off Event: Saturday, 28 March 2015 at 8:30 pm
NEW! Sir John A. Macdonald Multimedia Contest
In honour of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Sir John A. Macdonald, Dufferin-Peel will be hosting a board-wide multimedia contest. This challenge invites students from grades 9 – 12 to produce a reflective piece showcasing their knowledge and understanding of the life and times of Sir John A. Macdonald.
Categories and Requirements of Participation – Secondary:
Grades 9 - 12 Essay Submission 1000 to 1500 words
Grades 9 - 12 Speech 3 to 5 minutes
Grades 9 - 12 Spoken Word Piece 3 to 5 minutes
Grades 9 - 12 Video Submission 2 to 3 minute Video
April 1, 2015: Each secondary school is encouraged to submit one student name in each category to the Family Representative to compete in the Family Level competition.
April 24, 2015 - Family Reps submit first place winner name in each category for participation in the Board Level competition.
May 8 - Board Level Competition. Participants will be provided with a scheduled time to present to the panel
Winners of Board Level Competition present their entries, and are recognized at the Board Meeting on May 26.
What if Everyone did Something to stop Cyber Bullying?
The purpose of this campaign is to engage all secondary school students from Dufferin-Peel CDSB and Peel DSB in cyber bullying awareness and intervention strategies in the form of a competition. It is an opportunity for students to creatively produce a poster and/or video to help combat cyber bullying. The campaign is designed as an opportunity for student voices to be heard. The deadline for student submissions is April 15, 2015. Students may submit their media creation(s) online. Click on Students link above to see our school video produced last year.
April 21 - Raising a Positive Thinker
The St. Joan of Arc School Council presents Louise Veres from the Centre for Leading and Living on April 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the school . She will explore the powerful effect language has on our thoughts, behaviours and actions, and how to shift our thinking from negative to positive, so we can encourage our children so they can do anything they put their minds to. Location: St. Joan of Arc C.S.S., 3801 Thomas Street, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-285-0050.
April 22 – Social Media Zombies: A presentation by Steve Chappelle, for parents and educators
Social Media Zombies is an examination of the importance of applying critical thinking during social media usage. Three areas of social media usage will be highlighted: cyberbullying, willful self-exposure and unsecured confidential information . Risks, examples and prevention measures will be discussed. Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Iona C.S.S., 2170 South Sheridan Way, Mississauga. For more information, call 905-823-0136.
REMINDER: there are 2 lanes to enter and exit the school. Please obey the signs. The lane on the right is used to enter the school and the lane on the left should be used to exit the school. Thank you for your co-operation in making our school safe for our students, staff and other drivers.
... Sr. Boys Basketball team for winning ROPSSAA Gold medals against St. Augustine. This is Loyola 's 36th ROPSSAA Championship team in the past 10 years.
...Katherine Koomson and Shayne Verghese who have been selected from Loyola for the Youth in Policing Initiative. These student will have the opportunity to work with Peel Police for 8 weeks during the summer.
... All CO-OP students who completed their work placements and participated in the CO-OP fair.
... All students who participated in the DPCDSB Gamemaker contest. The Fallen Kingdom came in the top 5 out of 29 games designed by Michael Tommasone-Cuarezma, Elric Lazaro, Joseph Lek, and Eric Leon.
...Molly Brown, Teresa Marotta and Juliana Zadarko for placing in the Top 10 at the DECA Regional Competition.
...Golf team for winning the ROPSSA championship, total of 35 for the school in the past 10 years
... Thomas Piekut who was selected to an all expense trip to Antarctica, “Summer Student on Ice Expedition.” Thomas was 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. Special thanks to all our staff and students for making our school green.
Virtue of the Month
Kindness ~ March
God wants us to give generously to others around us.
A kind person …
• is gentle and sensitive to others
• stands by their friends in time of need
• shares their time and talents
• says nice things about others from the heart
• always looks for way to be helpful
Our Daily Prayer for March
Let us now pray … for the virtue of kindness so that everyone we meet will feel like we are looking out for their good. AMEN.