This is the image for the news article titled Charity the big winner in OPP versus St Theresa's hockey game
Charity the big winner in OPP versus St Theresa's hockey game
11/30/2022
Despite St. Theresa’s students’ abundance of goals in second half against the Southern Georgian Bay OPP, the real victor of the charity game was the United Way Simcoe Muskoka
Read More About Charity the big winner in OPP versus St Theresa's hockey game
clear
Labour Update
Labour Update as of: November 20, 2022
11/20/2022
Dear Families and Staff: We have just learned that CUPE and the provincial government have reached a tentative agreement and plans for strike action have been cancelled. This means that schools will be open and students will attend in-person learning on Monday, November 21st.
Read More About Labour Update as of: November 20, 2022
clear
New Chair and Vice Chair with Director
New Board Chair and Vice-Chair Announced
11/17/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) would like to announce that for the 2022-2023 school year...
Read More About New Board Chair and Vice-Chair Announced
clear
This is the image for the news article titled CUPE Labour Update for Families and Staff
CUPE Labour Update for Families and Staff
11/16/2022
Dear Families and Staff: Today, CUPE (representing custodial staff at our board) announced their intention to proceed with legal strike action beginning on Monday, November 21st, should negotiations not be successful.
Read More About CUPE Labour Update for Families and Staff
clear
Signing on the dotted line
Innovative Program Addresses Staff Shortage
11/07/2022
Our Board (SMCDSB) has a unique plan to address the current overwhelming shortage of qualified Educational Assistants. In partnership with...
Read More About Innovative Program Addresses Staff Shortage
clear
This is the image for the news article titled School Reopening Update
School Reopening Update
11/07/2022
Dear Staff and Families: We would like to share some important new developments in the labour situation between the provincial government and CUPE.
Read More About School Reopening Update
clear
This is the image for the news article titled November 4 - School Closure Update for Families
November 4 - School Closure Update for Families
11/04/2022
We are carefully monitoring the labour situation between CUPE and the provincial government. As of today, we are not aware of plans for the two sides to resume negotiations
Read More About November 4 - School Closure Update for Families
clear
This is the image for the news article titled CUPE Labour Update for Families
CUPE Labour Update for Families
11/02/2022
Dear Parents and Guardians: CUPE (representing custodial staff at our Board) has announced that they will not be at work on Friday, November 4th, due to a province-wide protest and unsuccessful labour negotiations with the province.
Read More About CUPE Labour Update for Families
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Trustees Announced for Catholic Board
Trustees Announced for Catholic Board
10/28/2022
Following the election on Monday, October 24, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board welcomed five new trustees, and three members who will be returning for another term.
Read More About Trustees Announced for Catholic Board
clear
Frances Bagley and Joe Zerdin
Changing of the Guard
10/24/2022
The landscape of municipal government has changed in communities throughout our school board as a result of yesterday’s election.
Read More About Changing of the Guard
clear
Cyber Awareness Logo
K-12 Cyber Awareness Month
10/03/2022
The K-12 Cyber Awareness Month campaign has been developed to help Ontario school boards promote safer and more secure practices across their school communities...
Read More About K-12 Cyber Awareness Month
clear
Student Trustee Kate Sontag
SMCDSB Welcomes a New Student Trustee
09/28/2022
At the September 21st board meeting, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board welcomed new student trustee, Kate Sontag.
Read More About SMCDSB Welcomes a New Student Trustee
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Student Voice Research Group
Student Voice Research Group
09/28/2022
Calling all high school students! Earn a high school credit (Grade 11/12) OR volunteer hours while participating in a student-led research group to influence mental health initiatives in SMCDSB schools.
Read More About Student Voice Research Group
clear
This is the image for the news article titled SMCDSB Honours Truth and Reconciliation Week
SMCDSB Honours Truth and Reconciliation Week
09/26/2022
This year, September 26th - September 30th is recognized nationally as Truth and Reconciliation Week, and September 30th as Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Read More About SMCDSB Honours Truth and Reconciliation Week
clear
This is the image for the news article titled New Communication Tool for Parents/Guardians
New Communication Tool for Parents/Guardians
09/12/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) is excited to launch a new communication tool called Home2School Connect.
Read More About New Communication Tool for Parents/Guardians
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Learn a New Language This School Year!
Learn a New Language This School Year!
09/08/2022
Want to learn a new language or maintain the language of your home or heritage?
Read More About Learn a New Language This School Year!
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
09/08/2022
Together with people across Canada, and around the world, we mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the constitutional monarch of Canada.
Read More About Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
clear
This is the image for the news article titled School Start Up Message for Families
School Start Up Message for Families
09/02/2022
Dear Families: We are excited to welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year! A reminder that the first day back to school for students is Wednesday, September 7th - please take a moment to review our School Year Calendars, which includes important dates such as scheduled PD Days and holidays.
Read More About School Start Up Message for Families
clear
Six candles
In Our Prayers
08/29/2022
Like so many in our community, we are brokenhearted to learn of the tragic deaths of six young people from our region in a car accident this past weekend.
Read More About In Our Prayers
clear
Back to School
First Day of School - Wednesday, September 7th
08/16/2022
Please note that the first day back to school in September, is Wednesday, September 7th, for all schools in the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board.
Read More About First Day of School - Wednesday, September 7th
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Camp gives young 'newcomers' hands-on exposure to new community
Camp gives young 'newcomers' hands-on exposure to new community
07/11/2022
From city hall to the courthouse to the city’s beaches, this is a day camp with a twist. It's aimed at people who are new to Canada.
Read More About Camp gives young 'newcomers' hands-on exposure to new community
clear
Community icon
Catholic Board Passes Balanced Budget
06/22/2022
On June 20th, the Board of Trustees for the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) passed a balanced operating budget for the 2022-2023 school year
Read More About Catholic Board Passes Balanced Budget
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Grade 8 Students - Discover Your Pathways!
Grade 8 Students - Discover Your Pathways!
06/21/2022
Heading into high school next year? It's time to start exploring some of the many pathways you can take.
Read More About Grade 8 Students - Discover Your Pathways!
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine
Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine
06/13/2022
The local Ukrainian-Canadian community is aware that our schools continue to pray for peace in Ukraine, and that some were also raising money for relief efforts and for refugees.
Read More About Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine
clear
This is the image for the news article titled New Student Trustee-Elect Announced at Catholic Board
New Student Trustee-Elect Announced at Catholic Board
06/08/2022
At the May 25, 2022, Board meeting, the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) welcomed Kate Sontag as the 2022-2023 Student Trustee-elect.
Read More About New Student Trustee-Elect Announced at Catholic Board
clear
This is the image for the news article titled 2022 Celebrating Excellence Evening
2022 Celebrating Excellence Evening
06/02/2022
On Wednesday, June 1st the Board of Trustees at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board held their Celebrating Excellence Evening for the first time since 2019.
Read More About 2022 Celebrating Excellence Evening
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Name of New Catholic Elementary School Selected
Name of New Catholic Elementary School Selected
05/27/2022
The name of the new Alliston Catholic elementary school, scheduled to open in the fall of 2022, has been chosen by popular vote of the school community.
Read More About Name of New Catholic Elementary School Selected
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Interested in Becoming a School Trustee?
Interested in Becoming a School Trustee?
05/26/2022
Want to make a difference in Catholic education in your area? Consider becoming a Catholic school Trustee with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB).
Read More About Interested in Becoming a School Trustee?
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Catholic Board Announces Two New Schools
Catholic Board Announces Two New Schools
05/26/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) has been approved for two new Catholic elementary schools in the south part of the district.
Read More About Catholic Board Announces Two New Schools
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Our 2022 Outstanding Graduates
Our 2022 Outstanding Graduates
05/02/2022
A baking duo, jazz musician, improv comedian, Canada Women’s Soccer player, ordained Priest and Olympic para-athlete are among this year’s recipients of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board’s Outstanding Graduates program.
Read More About Our 2022 Outstanding Graduates
clear
New Trustee Sworn In
New Trustee Appointed
03/24/2022
Last evening, the Board of Trustees for the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) appointed Jill Colin as the new trustee for Ward 2.
Read More About New Trustee Appointed
clear
Logo with no words
Catholic School Board Launches New Strategic Plan
03/07/2022
Staff and students at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board are celebrating the launch of a new strategic plan. With a new mission statement, vision and priorities in place, staff are excited to embrace a fresh start.
Read More About Catholic School Board Launches New Strategic Plan
clear
This is the image for the news article titled It's Time to Register for Kindergarten!
It's Time to Register for Kindergarten!
03/01/2022
Is your child turning 4 in 2022? If so, it's time to register for Kindergarten! The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) is ready to welcome its youngest learners to schools in September 2022.
Read More About It's Time to Register for Kindergarten!
clear
This is the image for the news article titled New Catholic School Announced for Innisfil
New Catholic School Announced for Innisfil
02/03/2022
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) received funding from the Ministry of Education in March 2020 for a new elementary school to be built in southeast Innisfil.
Read More About New Catholic School Announced for Innisfil
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Support Catholic Education - VoterLookUp Tool
Support Catholic Education - VoterLookUp Tool
01/28/2022
Help protect and preserve our Catholic education system by ensuring you are registered as an English Separate (Catholic) School Supporter for the 2022 municipal election.
Read More About Support Catholic Education - VoterLookUp Tool
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Catholic Athletics Has a New Website!
Catholic Athletics Has a New Website!
01/05/2022
We all know that the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is full of talented students, as well as amazing athletes.
Read More About Catholic Athletics Has a New Website!
clear
This is the image for the news article titled COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Funding
COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Funding
10/15/2021
Infrastructure Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Education have provided $10 million in funding to support a variety of projects in SMCDSB schools through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream – Education Related Projects (CVRIS-EDU) as part of Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP).
Read More About COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Funding
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Subscribe to the OnPoint Parenting Podcast!
Subscribe to the OnPoint Parenting Podcast!
03/09/2021
Hey parents! We know that the journey from Kindergarten to Grade 12 isn’t an easy one.
Read More About Subscribe to the OnPoint Parenting Podcast!
clear
This is the image for the news article titled Mental Health and Well-Being
Mental Health and Well-Being
10/22/2020
The SMCDSB Psychology Department provides a range of support to students across the school board.
Read More About Mental Health and Well-Being
clear