Courageous in Faith!
Devoted in Spirit!
Living in Hope - Grounded in Faith is the board's theme for the 2013-2014 school year. To hope is to live in the belief that, ultimately God will give us a world where love and peace will triumph.
"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. " Jeremiah 29:11
on March 7th
March 7th is identified
as a Professional Activity on our school year calendar for both
elementary and secondary schools. Normally, on PA Days, numerous staff
development activities occur that assist in providing the best learning
environment for your children.
result of the Putting Students First Act and various Memorandums of
Understanding signed between the province and the teachers’ unions, the March
7th PA Day has been identified as a mandatory unpaid day for permanent teachers
in all our schools. As a result, our permanent teachers will not be at school on
March 7th 2014, even though other staff will be at work. Please note, that since
it is an unpaid day, you may see your children’s teachers out in public. I
wanted to write to you so that you need not be concerned should you observe our
dedicated teachers not “at work” on this Professional Activity
On behalf of the Board of
Trustees and the entire staff of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School
Board, I wish each family a safe and enjoyable March Break. I thank you for your
ongoing support of Catholic education throughout our fifty
Director of Education
March Break March 10-14th
Rest, Relax, and Rejuvenate.
All the best & stay safe.
St Patrick's Day: Monday March 17th
Donate $1.00 and Wear Green!
Join us as we celebrate St Patrick's Day
Proceeds from the uniform buyout will
be split between
SHARE LIFE and MARCH FOR LIFE
April 10: Reconciliation
JOA Leadership Class is Heading to Ghana
Last two weeks of April (15-30)
28 students and 6 staff members are heading to Ghana to support and
bring testimony to our commitment to our faith and the transformational
power of education. We go on behalf of our school community, whose
continued support makes this possible. God Bless and Thanks JOA.
Our Vision Statement:
UNITED THROUGH FAITH ON A JOURNEY FOR CHANGE.
RE- IGNITING HOPE,
AND ALTERING PERSPECTIVES,
WHILE IMPACTING LIVES
Free The Children: Ghana
This major motion picture event is an experience created to be
shared among families and communities across the world. It brings the
story of Jesus' life to audiences through compelling cinematic
storytelling that is both powerful and inspirational. Told with the
scope and scale of an action epic, the
film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual
effects and a rich orchestral score. The film spans from Jesus' humble
birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection
In a world ravaged by human sin, Noah is given a divine mission: to build an Ark to save creation from the coming flood.
whose Student Activity Fee of $30 is still owing must reconcile their
account with the main office ASAP!
JOA Raises over $7000.00
Awesome Job Folks
JOA Raises $1115.00 for the
Philippines Disaster Relief:
Typhoon Haiyan Fund
Run For the Cure: JOA Raises Over $6000
Congratulations team on being the top secondary school in the area for the sixth consecutive year.
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