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WECDSB
// April 27, 2017 //
The objective of Focus on Youth is to provide high quality summer program opportunities for children and youth. Check out this web page for details regarding employment opportunities.

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WECDSB
// April 19, 2017 //
A new Construction Academy will provide Grade 11 and 12 students with a wide variety of modern building technology skills while they help break the cycle of poverty by contributing to the creation of affordable housing throughout Ontario.

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WECDSB
// April 5th, 2017 //
The Ministry of Education is making changes to child and family programs in Ontario. In Windsor-Essex, our Ontario Early Years Centres (OEYCs) and Parenting and Family Literacy Centres (PFLCs) will align as Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres in 2018.

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WECDSB
// April 5th, 2017 //
We are extremely proud of our students and we love to celebrate their accomplishments. So meet our fourth student in this great new series.

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WECDSB
// March 21st, 2017 //
Are you a student interested in an exchange program with other students in Spain? The deadline in March 31, 2017.

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WECDSB
// March 6th, 2017 //
Meet Our Students is an opportunity to showcase our senior students, and will allow them to reflect back and tell - in their own words - what it means to have been raised and educated in our Catholic schools.

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WECDSB
// March 6th, 2017 //
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is seeking a volunteer community member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee effective July 1, 2017. The successful applicant will serve for up to a three-year initial term with the possibility of re-appointment afterwards.

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WECDSB
// February 1st, 2017 //
We are extremely proud of our students and we love to celebrate their accomplishments. So meet our second student in this great new series.

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WECDSB
// January 12th, 2017 //
The internationally renowned program, now in its eleventh year at Assumption, aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

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WECDSB
// January 9th, 2017 //
We are extremely proud of our students and we love to celebrate their accomplishments. So meet our first student in this great new series.

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WECDSB
// December 7th, 2016 //
A new vision for Holy Names Catholic High School, which includes an increased emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects, as well as vastly improved sports facilities, was announced today.

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WECDSB
// October 31st, 2016 //
News that capital funding to construct a new school to replace Catholic Central High School was met with enthusiasm and delight when it was shared with students at the school this morning.

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WECDSB
// October 25th, 2016 //
A recommendation to award the construction of the new school to Wincon Construction Inc. at a cost of about $7.5 million was approved at the Board’s regular monthly public meeting.

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WECDSB
// October 13th, 2016 //
She may have only been at the helm of the new Cardinal Carter Catholic Middle School in Leamington since September, but Nancy Sarkis is already making her mark there.

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WECDSB
// September 13th, 2016 //
It's no secret that parents are the most important influence in a child's education. So it shouldn't come as any surprise that educators are turning to parents to help boost academic achievement – especially in the subject area of mathematics.

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WECDSB
// August 18th, 2016 //
Choosing a career can be a daunting task for families, so we joined forces with Workforce WindsorEssex to make those decisions much simpler. The Career Toolkit is a comprehensive guide for parents and students which enables students to achieve their career dreams.

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WECDSB
// July 20th, 2016 //
The purpose of the 40 hrs of community involvement requirement is to encourage students to develop an awareness and understanding of civic responsibility and the contributions they can make in supporting and strengthening their communities.

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WECDSB
// June 13th, 2016 //
Watch this series of wonderful videos capturing the unity of schools, students, and staff from Stella Maris, St. Bernard, St. James, St. John, Queen of Peace, and St. Louis.

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WECDSB
// May 24th, 2016 //
More than bricks and mortar, it’s the people who selflessly give of themselves who truly define a school community, making learning both memorable and meaningful for the children who become part of its fabric.

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WECDSB
// May 2nd, 2016 //
Payton Morand, a Grade 8 student at St. William Catholic Elementary has immersed herself in the school's faith-filled atmosphere since enrolling there in 2014. She was recently confirmed and honoured at the school's Holy Thursday mass.

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WECDSB
// April 28th, 2016 //
Catholic Education Week is one of the most profoundly meaningful times of the year, and an opportunity to celebrate what makes us truly unique, according to WECDSB Chair Barbara Holland.

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WECDSB
// April 25th, 2016 //
WECDSB Chair Barb Holland says the capital consolidation funding allows the the board to focus its resources on innovative new programs for students, and is a validation of all the hard work we've gone through to reduce excess capacity.

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WECDSB
// December 17th, 2015 //
At its November 24, 2015 meeting , the WECDSB approved a recommendation to launch accommodation review studies in Amherstburg, Leamington, and West Windsor. Click here to find out all the information you need regarding this process.

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WECDSB
// March 16th, 2016 //
For a young man who didn’t really start to take his craft too seriously until the last year or so, some pretty serious people are starting to take notice of Denny Lafleur.

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WECDSB
// March 10th, 2016 //
The objective of Focus on Youth is to provide high quality summer program opportunities for children and youth.

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WECDSB
// March 2nd, 2016 //
(Windsor, Ontario, March 2, 2016) – Don’t call them hackers. Call them trackers.

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WECDSB
// February 29th, 2016 //
To make paying school fees easier, the WECDSB is now accepting online payments. School Cash Online allows parents and community members to pay school-related fees online safely, quickly, and easily.

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WECDSB
// March 2nd, 2016 //
The WECDSB will be applying to the International Baccalaureate (IB) to offer the Middle Years Programme (MYP) at Assumption and Cardinal Carter. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

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WECDSB
// February 29th, 2016 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Feb. 29, 2016) Robotics, manufacturing students have promising future as programs expand.

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WECDSB
// February 26th, 2016 //
New programs that better prepare students for university, and better equip them for careers in manufacturing industries and high-tech sectors, will soon be launched at Assumption College Catholic High School, the WECDSB announced today.

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WECDSB
// February 23rd, 2016 //
An educator with 35 years experience, and always known to make student success her top priority, has been named Principal of the Year for the western region of the Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario (CPCO).

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WECDSB
// February 2nd, 2016 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Feb. 2, 2016) – Kindergarten registration period is kicking off with a bold new look this year.

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WECDSB
// January 27th, 2016 //
As part of our consultation process, the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board(WECDSB) invites its stakeholders to provide input into the proposed 2016-2017 school year calendar.

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WECDSB
// January 13th, 2016 //
When Michelle Haifa’s father died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 44, just two months shy of her high school graduation, she felt the need to step up as the oldest sibling in her family. But that wasn’t easy.

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WECDSB
// January 6th, 2016 //
Father Gary Goyeau of Good Shepherd Parish leads a blessing ceremony at St. André Catholic French Immersion Elementary School, which opened in September.

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WECDSB
// November 20th, 2015 //
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is proud to join United Way in helping our community. It's time to take bold action.

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WECDSB
// November 18th, 2015 //
Grade 3 and Grade 6 students throughout the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board continue to demonstrate improved scholastic achievement with provincial test scores increasing in three of six categories.

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WECDSB
// October 28th, 2015 //
Despite a recent fluctuation in Grade 9 math scores, administrators at the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board remain confident in the overall performance of their students.

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WECDSB
// September 23rd, 2015 //
Secondary students throughout the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board continue to remain ahead of the rest of Ontario in literacy by exceeding provincial curriculum expectations.

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WECDSB
// September 4th, 2015 //
Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School teacher uses a paper cutter to prepare class materials in the teacher centre at the Catholic Education Centre. The facility was a beehive of activity the past couple of weeks as teachers from around the region prepared to return to school on Sept. 8.

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WECDSB
// August 7th, 2015 //
A summer excursion to a distant central American village has provided an elementary school teacher with the insight and experience she’ll need to help lead students on even more altrusitic missions.

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WECDSB
// June 19th, 2015 //
(Windsor, Ontario, July 9, 2015) – Art, singing, and swimming are at the top of Alexa Dixon’s personal list of things she does best.

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WECDSB
// June 19th, 2015 //
Marko Senjanin didn’t need to look any further than the construction site across the street from his house to realize he made the right decision to get involved with teaching a brand new masonry program at F.J. Brennan Catholic High School.

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WECDSB
// June 24th, 2015 //
The Parent Involvement Committee Annual Report for 2014/2015 is now available online.

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WECDSB
// May 22nd, 2015 //
WECDSB is offering French Immersion Programs at two new schools this September. Families interested in registering their child should contact St. André French Immersion Catholic Elementary School or St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School (with French Immersion).

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WECDSB
// May 15th, 2015 //
About 1,000 elementary students from schools throughout the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board will attend what’s anticipated to be one of the most inspirational events of their young lives next week. But none of them have bought tickets for it.

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WECDSB
// May 4th, 2015 //
Students walk the talk of faith during Catholic Education Week

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WECDSB
// April 27th, 2015 //
WECDSB approved a recommendation to launch two new French Immersion programs: a dual-track French Immersion program at St. Joseph elementary, and a single-track program at the former St. Gregory’s school site.

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WECDSB
// April 21st, 2015 //
Students from the Holy Names Catholic Secondary School choir will perform at New York's legendary Carnegie Hall this Sunday night.

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WECDSB
// April 16th, 2015 //
Ontario is working to improve how children and youth with special needs and their families receive services and is asking parents and caregivers for their ideas about how to better coordination and access to those services provided in Windsor and Essex County. Please take a moment to fill out this online survey.

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WECDSB
// April 15th, 2015 //
Sally Asmaro didn’t have to think very hard when asked about why it’s important to promote reading in her school’s community.

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WECDSB
// April 9th, 2015 //
St. Thomas of Villanova grad Scott Miller is making a name for himself as an actor with his latest co-leading role in a new sci-fi thriller.

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WECDSB
// April 1st, 2015 //
High school students continue to graduate from WECDSB secondary schools at a higher rate than provincial average, according to data released today by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

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WECDSB
// March 30th, 2015 //
A Grade 11 student at Assumption College Catholic High School, Riberdy has launched his own a business which combines his indisputable creativity with his taste for cleanliness.

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WECDSB
// March 9th, 2015 //
(Windsor, Ontario, March 10, 2015) – Students like Tabitha Moneco are already expected to learn about the human heart and the importance of physical activity for maintaining good health by the time they finish Grade 5.

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WECDSB
// February 27th, 2015 //
Whether it’s social media, video games or cell phones, children are living in a social environment very different from the one their parents and teachers grew up in.

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WECDSB
// Feb 17th, 2015 //
WECDSB provides full-day kindergarten at all city and county Catholic Schools. Click here for details.

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WECDSB
// January 6th, 2015 //
A brand new video about the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board perfectly conveys how its schools strive to help every one of its students move forward.

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WECDSB
// December 12th, 2014 //
(Amherstburg, Ontario, Dec. 12, 2014) – Students from St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School are hoping there will be a lot fewer impaired drivers in their area this Christmas season.

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WECDSB
// December 10th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Dec. 10, 2014) – In his 22 years of teaching shop, Frank Lepain has yet to see one of his students have an accident on a major machine.

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WECDSB
// December 3rd, 2014 //
A newly elected board of trustees was called upon by its chairperson last night to use their gifts and talents to work collaboratively to achieve the same excellent results of their predecessors, who laid the foundations for Catholic education.

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WECDSB
// December 2nd, 2014 //
He's won a championship at the highest level on home turf in Canada, and early next year, the football coach at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School will head to Texas looking to claim his first ever international crown.

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WECDSB
// November 24th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Nov. 24, 2014 ) – Gina Coccimigilo can now admit that she was a little nervous on the first day of school this year.

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WECDSB
// November 14th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014) – Zack Tessier knows exactly what it feels like to be bullied. But he also knows what it’s like to be a bully. That’s exactly why he’s a perfect student to champion the cause of putting an end to bullying.

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WECDSB
// November 7th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Nov. 7, 2014) – The spirit and ultimate sacrifice of Corporal Andrew Grenon will never be forgotten at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School.

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WECDSB
// November 5th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Nov. 5, 2014) – When Cindy Lasi went shopping at a local book store for some children’s titles about kids with Down Syndrome, she was surprised to discover that she couldn’t find any.

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WECDSB
// November 3rd, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Nov. 3, 2014) - Victoria Cope is headed off to Ohio next year with a great university scholarship, but she might never have received the offer if she’d chosen to go to a soccer practice on a fateful night back in Grade 8.

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WECDSB
// October 24th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2014) – Transferring to a new high school can be difficult enough for any student. Arriving from another country and trying to settle into a new academic setting is quite another story, and can be downright terrifying for some kids.

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Skills Work! For Women
// October 22nd, 2014 //
If you're in grades 9 through 12, this is your chance to meet and network with tradeswomen in your community. Get involved!

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WECDSB
// October 21st, 2014 //
A symbolic ground-breaking ceremony for a new Catholic elementary school to be built in east Windsor is an important first step to generate interest and enthusiasm for a community facility that will last for generations to come, according to WECDSB Chair Barbara Holland.

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Apple event to promote healthy eating and nutrition
// October 20th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Oct. 20, 2014) - Don't be alarmed if you hear a massive crunching noise this Thursday morning. That will just be the sound of hundreds of area school children simultaneously biting in to their apples.

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WECDSB
// October 14th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Oct. 14, 2014) - You don't have to be the best. You just have to do your best. For the past 20 years, that's been the mantra for tens of thousands of students who have made the trip north from Windsor for the "Muskoka Experience."

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WECDSB
// October 14th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Oct. 14, 2014) - With so many of Canada's aging Second World War veterans passing away, a group of local historians is doing everything it can to ensure that their contributions to our liberty are never forgotten.

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Calling All 2 & 3 Year Olds!
// October 3rd, 2014 //
Windsor-Essex County Children and Youth Planning Committee. Get questions about child development answered. Find out about services. Connect with service providers.

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Red Wings star makes unannounced visit to new hockey academy
// October 2nd, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Oct. 2, 2014) - A group of students at the new Hockey Canada Skills Academy got the thrill of a lifetime on Tuesday morning when Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk made an unannounced visit to the facility.

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Adult high school helps students achieve academic goals
// September 29th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 30, 2014) - Becoming a parent can be the toughest task anyone can take on, but it can also be an incredible motivator. For Stephanie Smith, it was just the inspiration she needed to finish her high school diploma.

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Together in Faith - 2,000 staff members expected at St. Denis Centre event
// September 25th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 25, 2014) - For someone like Betty Brush, this Friday might be one of the most important days of the year.

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WECDSB
// September 24th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 24, 2014) - Secondary students throughout the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board continue to improve in math and literacy while consistently meeting or exceeding provincial curriculum expectations, according to Director of Education Paul Picard.

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Secondary students show steady increases in math, literacy
// September 24th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 24, 2014) - David Petro doesn't want to hear any more students suggest that they just aren't "math people."

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Holy Name choir thrilled to honour alumnus at Spitfire memorial ceremony
// September 19th, 2014 //
(Essex, Ontario, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014) - Madison Shanahan thinks it's "pretty cool" that she gets to sing at a ceremony to unveil the new Spitfire memorial here this Sunday.

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Can-do mindset
// September 17th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 17, 2014) - It took a funeral to inject some life back into the academic assessment scores at St. Angela Catholic Elementary School.

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Aspiring guitarist credits success to St. Anne music teacher
// September 11th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 10, 2014) Tyler Sasso has big aspirations that include moving to Los Angeles in the near future and making it as a guitarist in the world of contemporary music.

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Students hit the ice at Central Park Athletics
// September 8th, 2014 //
More than 90 students from Corpus Christi Catholic Middle School and F. J. Brennan Catholic High School who are taking part in an innovative new program that combines athletics and academics hit the ice.

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Drumming up support for the environment
// September 4th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Sept. 4, 2014) Like many people his age, Aidan LoMascolo worries about the current state of the environment, but he also believes he can change the world for the better with his art work.

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High school golfers headed to provincial championships
// August 21st, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Aug. 21, 2014) A pair of golfers from two local Catholic high schools will be competing in the biggest tournament of their young lives next week.

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Catholic Central student among aspiring chemists at BASF Academy
// August 13th, 2014 //
(Windsor, Ontario, Aug. 12, 2014) When Haylee Begin-Dyck goes back to Catholic Central High School next month, she'll have a great head start, especially in chemistry class.

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Technology’s true believers
// July 24th, 2014 //
It took only one reading assignment for Susan Wright and her Grade 3 students at St. Angela Catholic Elementary School to become true believers in the seemingly limitless educational possibilities that go with using MyTools2Go in their classroom.

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New high-tech summer learning program enhances student literacy skills
// July 9th, 2014 //
When Tara Steinhoff's daughter Lizzie entered Grade 3 at St. John Catholic Elementary School last September, she witnessed first-hand the consequences of taking an entire summer off from the books.

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Brennan Youth Perspectives
// July 4th, 2014 //
Cell phones and other devices can be a huge distraction for teenagers these days and that may only increase as modern communications technology becomes more ubiquitous in their lives, but just how much of a nuisance it will be depends entirely on the people who use it.

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How WECDSB Turned the Tides Toward Success
// June 24th, 2014 //
How WECDSB Turned the Tides Toward Success

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WECDSB
// June 24th, 2014 //
Faith in Our Future is a promotion that celebrates the distinctive contributions of Ontario's Catholic schools. Featured in this video is student Madeline Ellapola, a student trustee with the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board.

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WECDSB officially licensed Hockey Canada Sport Academies
// June 17th, 2014 //
Please visit F. J. Brennan Catholic High School and/or Corpus Christi Catholic Middle School to register.

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WECDSB & Muskoka Woods Celebrate 20 Year Partnership
// May 5th, 2014 //
What began as a dream with 45 students in 1994, has evolved into an inspiring 20-year partnership between the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board and Muskoka Woods.

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// May 5th, 2014 //
Each summer, Skills Ontario run a one week camp at St. Clair College (August 11-15) geared for kids entering grades 7 and 8, located right on campus. The "Skills Work!" Camp gives these kids an opportunity to explore careers in skilled trades.

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Faith Formation and Learning
// April 28th, 2014 //
A place to learn more about Catholic Education. Explore our Catholic Partners' websites including the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations, most recent Religion and Family Life curriculum documents and updates from our Canadian Bishops.

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We Need to Talk Parent Series
// April 28th, 2014 //
This is the fourth of our four-part newsletter in the "We Need to Talk" series. In order to help our children navigate social media, we, as parents and educators, must recognize that the medium is the message.

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We Need to Talk Parent Series
// April 22nd, 2014 //
This is the third of our four-part newsletter in the "We Need to Talk" series. In order to help our children navigate social media, we, as parents and educators, must recognize that the medium is the message.

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We Need to Talk Parent Series
// April 14th, 2014 //
This is the second of our four-part newsletter in the "We Need to Talk" series. In order to help our children navigate social media, we, as parents and educators, must recognize that the medium is the message.

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We Need to Talk Parent Series
// April 7th, 2014 //
This is the first of our four-part newsletter in the "We Need to Talk" series. In order to help our children navigate social media, we, as parents and educators, must recognize that the medium is the message.

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We Need to Talk Parent Series
// April 1st, 2014 //
On behalf of the Chair of the Board, Barbara Holland and the Director of Education, Paul Picard, please see the attached letter that was sent to all parents in the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board on Monday, March 31, 2014.

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Veterans Memories Project
// March 19th, 2014 //
The Veterans Memories Project (VMP) is an interactive educational resource tool that preserves the stories of Veterans; introduces their experiences to audiences of all ages; educates society about the nature of warfare and more...

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June 5th is the deadline for Summer School applications
// May 30th, 2014 //
After the June 5th deadline, late applications will be received at St. Michael's High School at 735 Tuscarora. Applications must be brought completed with Guidance Counselor signature.

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Dads Matter Conference Saturday - June 14, 2014
// May 9th, 2014 //
Workshop Topics: Parenting with Confidence, Preparing for Adolescence, Parenting Through Separation and Divorce, Work and Family Balance and so much more!

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St. Vincent De Paul annual
// May 5th, 2014 //
For the past ten years the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has been doing a Walk to raise funds to buy beds for those with no beds.

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Not sure of your future path? You are invited to attend...BUILD A DREAM
// April 23rd, 2014 //
Attention Young Women and Parent/Guardians: On behalf of Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc, Workforce Windsor Essex, the local school boards, and St. Clair College we invite you to participant in our "Build a Dream"

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Navigating The Path
// April 1st, 2014 //
Steps to Raising Healthier, Happier Children. Parents, come and join us for an interactive workshop highlighting important issues parents with children of all ages and abilities face.

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Steps To Raising Healthier, Happier Children
// March 26th, 2014 //
On Saturday, April 12, the WECDSB's Parent Involvement Committee invites you to a free workshop. This event is open to parents and children ages 5 and up and will take place at Torino Banquet Hall in Tecumseh from 8:30-3:00pm.

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Calling All 2 & 3 Year Olds!
// March 6th, 2014 //
Windsor-Essex County Children and Youth Planning Committee. Get questions about child development answered. Find out about services. Connect with service providers.

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Media Safe Workshop open to all our parents Feb. 26th
// February 12th, 2014 //
Media Safe Workshop open to all our parents being held on Wednesday, February 26 at Holy Names High School.

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Do You Need A High School Diploma?
// February 11th, 2014 //
ARE YOU AN ADULT IN NEED OF A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA? Teacher Led Day Classes 9 WEEK BLOCKS. REGISTER NOW FOR THE NEXT BLOCK March 27th, 2014

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SAVE THE DATE for The 6th Annual OZAD Conference
// February 4th, 2014 //
April 26 - The 6th Annual OZAD Conference, 9:00 AM @ 1:00 PM Caboto Club. Discussions about Changes in Children's Mental Health Services, Diagnosis and Classifications, & more!

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Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board Kindergarten Registration
// January 21st, 2014 //
All of our schools are FULL DAY PROGRAMS. Registration begins February 10th-21st, and Open House is February 12th.

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St. Louis School shares true meaning of Christmas with Andre family
// December 13th, 2013 //
Students at St. Louis Catholic School in Leamington showed their true Christmas spirit last week. Students and teachers were asked to give what they could and support a Leamington family who needed their help.

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WECDSB elects Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson
// December 3rd, 2013 //
At its annual Organizational meeting, Trustees with the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board acclaimed Windsor Wards 6 & 7 Trustee Barbara Holland as Chair of the nine-member Board for the third year. Trustee Mary DiMenna was acclaimed to the position of Vice-Chair.

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Minister's Statement on WECDSB Supervision
// November 29th, 2013 //
Minister's Statement on WECDSB Supervision

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WECDSB making great strides in student achievement
// November 29th, 2013 //
WECDSB making great strides in student achievement. In response to the column by Anne Jarvis from Nov. 13, 2013, the Parent Involvement Committee of the Catholic board would like to set the record straight on one point.

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WECDSB turns $2.3M deficit into $5.4M surplus
// November 28th, 2013 //
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board has turned what was projected to be a $2.3 million deficit this fiscal year into a $5.4 million surplus thanks to extensive cost-cutting measures spurred by a provincially appointed supervisor.

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St. Anne High School Hosting OFSAA 2013 GIRLS AAAA BASKETBALL
// November 21st, 2013 //
St. Anne High School is hosting the OFSAA Girls AAAA Basketball Championship November 21st - 23rd in Lakeshore, Ontario

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Help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan - Pasta Dinner Nov 22nd
// November 18th, 2013 //
A fundraising event to help the victims of the supertyphoon Haiyan in the Visayas region in the Philippines.

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Safe Schools
// November 15th, 2013 //
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board endorses a supportive school environment that is safe and secure for all students and staff and rooted in the foundations of our Catholic faith.

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Archaeobotany: Looking at the Ancient Past
// November 15th, 2013 //
On November 30, 2013 Rudy and Margaret Ann Fecteau will visit with the 4Winds STEM & BTT program to show their mini-laboratory and collection of specimens.

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Social Networking Safety For Parents
// November 15th, 2013 //
St. Louis Catholic School Presents: Guest Speaker Paul Davis Monday November 25th, 2013

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Integrated Information Technology
// November 12th, 2013 //
The Windsor Essex-Catholic District Board's (WECDSB) Integrated Technology Strategy is focused on the following objectives: assisting staff and students to collaborate on new initiatives; fostering critical thinking skills when faced with a challenge; and enhancing individual creativity in the learning process.

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Deciding your Path University and College Admissions
// November 11th, 2013 //
WECDSB invite all High School students and their parents "To Navigating your Path to Post Secondary" November 21st, 2013 at 6:45pm

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SHSM
// November 7th, 2013 //
The SHSM is a pathways program that helps students customize their education to suit their interests and needs by focusing their learning on a particular economic sector and a potential future career.

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Assumption 59th Annual Canned Food Drive
// November 7th, 2013 //
November 20th - December 12th, 2013. All proceeds will be sent to the Society of St Vincent de Paul for direct distribution to the needy.

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Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
// October 30th, 2013 //
October 30th, 2013 is Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day!

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Women In Construction
// October 15th, 2013 //
Did you know that in the next six years, Canada's construction industry will need to recruit approximately 300,000 workers? Retiring baby-boomers and global competition for workers means great career opportunities for women in construction.

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St. Louis 50th Anniversary!
// October 3rd, 2013 //
St. Louis Catholic School celebrates 50 years of Catholic Education Excellence! Click here for event dates, times, and ticket purchases.

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EQAO FOCUS: St. Josephs Catholic High School
// September 25th, 2013 //
St. Joseph Catholic High School records one of highest literacy scores in Ontario!

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WECDSB Celebrates EQAO OSSLT & Grade 9 Results
// September 25th, 2013 //
Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board celebrates improvement in student achievement in applied and academic Grade 9 Math and for the Ontario Literacy Test.

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WECDSB Celebrates EQAO Results for Grade 3 and Grade 6 Students!
// September 18th, 2013 //
Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board celebrates improvement in student achievement in Grade 3 & Grade 6 Results!

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Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and More
// September 13th, 2013 //
You're invited to a presentation and discussion on Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and More. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 6:45 p.m., Registration - 7:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m., Intros & Presentations

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Integrated Information Technology
// September 6th, 2013 //
Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board Information Technology vision and outstanding examples of Integrated Information Technology within the WECDSB school system.

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Kids Plus Accident Insurance
// September 6th, 2013 //
For your convenience, we have made arrangements for families to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance through the Kids Plus Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

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Accommodation Review Committees (ARC)
// September 6th, 2013 //
At the public supervised delegation meeting of May 28th 2013,a recommendation was presented for the establishment of Accommodation Review Committees to lead public accommodation studies of the following school communities.

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First Nations, Metis and Inuit Summer Arts
// September 3rd, 2013 //
Youth explore First Nations, Metis and Inuit culture and art inspired by their community. September 6th to 11th, 2013

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ICS Welcome and Information for Newcomers (WIN)
// August 29th, 2013 //
Newcomer parents and elementary school students in Windsor will experience an especially warm welcome this school year.

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Safe Welcome Program
// August 27th, 2013 //
Beginning September 2013, elementary schools in Ontario including those within The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board will be implementing the provinces Safe Welcome Program.

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St. Michael's Adult Education Block 1 - Aug 19th
// July 17th, 2013 //
Our Year is divided into four blocks. Students can obtain up to two credits per block. Students must be in attendance for the entire block. The dates of the blocks are as follows:

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Ontario Family FUN PASS 2013
// June 19th, 2013 //
HAVE FUN IN ONTARIO THIS SUMMER! Your Fun Pass is packed with money-saving coupons to make your family vacation more affordable. The Fun Pass offers 1 FREE* child's general admission at participating Ontario provincial attractions.

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Director's Award-Our Journey to Holiness for 2013
// June 18th, 2013 //
Students are nominated by the teachers and staff of each elementary and secondary school for this system-wide Director's Award. The nominees then go to the Catholic Education Centre and are selected by the awards committee.

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ACS Grade 7 Math Invitational
// June 12th, 2013 //
On Tuesday May 28th 2013, Assumption College School Mathematics Department hosted its annual ACS Grade 7 Math Invitational. 28 teams from 17 schools representing all three local school boards participated.

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OFSAA INVITES YOU TO THE 2013 AAA Boys Soccer Championships
// June 7th, 2013 //
The 2013 OFSAA Boys AAA Soccer Championships is hosted by SWOSSA, and will take place on June 6th, 7th, and 8th in Windsor, Ontario hosted by Catholic Central High School.

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OFSAA Girls AAA Soccer
// June 7th, 2013 //
The 2013 OFSAA Girls AAA Soccer Championships is hosted by SWOSSA, and will take place on June 6th, 7th, and 8th in Windsor, Ontario hosted by Catholic Central High School.

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6th Annual Walk To Remember Louie Urso
// June 4th, 2013 //
The 6th annual Walk to Remember Louie Urso will take place at L.A.Desmarais School on Saturday, June 22nd. I have attached the pledge form and letter with more details. All donations are to support the Louie Urso Memorial Bursary Fund.

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F.J. Brennan Spring Concert
// June 3rd, 2013 //
Come and experience the magic that is the F.J. Brennan Concert Band, award winning Choir, Sr. Jazz Ensemble and a variety of student arranged performances.

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Assumption Kick-Off Concert
// May 31st, 2013 //
Join us and the Assumption High School Music Program concert at Capitol Theatre Tuesday June 11th, 2013.

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City of Windsor Birthday Celebration and Mayor's Walk
// May 15th, 2013 //
The mayor cordially invites the students and their families to enjoy a day of activities and would especially be thrilled to have the students join the Mayor's Walk departing from Assumption Park (Sunset and Riverside Drive) walking along...

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Before and After School Child Care Program
// May 14th, 2013 //
Are you interested in establishing a Before and After School Child Care Program in your child’s catholic elementary school? If enough interest is expressed we will begin the process of establishing a program.

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St. Anne Principal Jim Minello - C.P.C.O. Past President's Award
// May 14th, 2013 //
For over 30 years, Jim Minello has served the school communities of the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board. During this time Jim taught a variety of different subjects including English language, dramatic arts, & Catholic studies.

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Kwaku Fordjour - Windsor District Labour Council Education Advocacy Award!
// May 13th, 2013 //
Kwaku Fordjour migrated from Ghana to Canada in 1974. He was an Electrical Engineering graduate who wanted to learn about the North American Electrical System, which is different from the European System.

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The FIRST Community Annual Appreciation Banquet
// May 13th, 2013 //
Team 772 will be accepting Lego donations at this event, for the new summer FIRST Lego League program

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St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School Inclusion At Its Best
// May 8th, 2013 //
Connor and Aidan McCandless, grade 7 students at St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School are huge Maple Leafs Fans. In fact they are crazy about all sports, but hockey and the Leafs are definitely their favourites.

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HDGH Hosts Career Day for Brennan Students
// May 9th, 2013 //
A group of students from Brennan High School visited HDGH last Thursday to learn about careers in health care. The students also had an opportunity to tour the Lab and Pharmacy.

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St. Joseph AN EXPLOSION OF LEARNING IN THE LIBRARY
// April 24th, 2013 //
Today the Grade 1, 2 and 5 classes took our Reading Buddy Fridays to a new level. Our student teachers planned a technology morning.

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Villanova Grad Featured on MayWorks Windsor Festival of Arts and Labour
// May 3rd, 2013 //
Congratulations to Villanova Grad Vince Kogut whose work is featured on the MayWorks Windsor Festival of Arts and Labour poster this year. He is now enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programme at U of Windsor.

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Kindergarten Registration
// April 19th, 2013 //
Kindergarten Registration began February 19th. You can still register your child for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Assumption and St. Anne's Technological Skills Competition
// April 23rd, 2013 //
On Saturday April 20th, 7 students from the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board competed in the 2013 Ontario Technological Skills qualifying competitions in London, Ontario.

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Benefits for Retired Employees to Terminate
// April 15th, 2013 //
Benefits for Retired Employees Over Age 65 To Terminate Effective August 31, 2014

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Kenya: Feel the Heartbeat of Africa
// April 11th, 2013 //
One of our local area grade 11 students, Alysha Rosaasen, is planning a missionary journey with Craig Kielberger's Me to We organization. She will be going to Kenya, Africa July 2013 for three weeks.

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International Children's Games (ICG) Recruitment
// April 11th, 2013 //
There is a upcoming International Children's Games (ICG) Recruitment event hosted by United Way's Retiree Volunteer Council. The event includes valuable information about the games and the volunteer opportunities available.

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Focus on Youth - Student Employment
// April 10th, 2013 //
The Board is pleased to announce that it has received funding from the Ministry, for the fifth consecutive year, to run the Focus on Youth summer initiative.

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Nashville callin'
// April 9th, 2013 //
Sixteen-year-old LaSalle guitarist Christian Vegh, was invited down to Nashville to play at B.B. King's Blues Club. Vegh started taking his guitar playing seriously in 2009.

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Let's Get Kids Active
// April 8th, 2013 //
An Info Fair on Physical Activity, Healthy Eating and Mental Health, April 30th, 2013 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Ciociaro Club

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Teresa Tomeo on Monday, April 22nd
// April 4th, 2013 //
Don't miss the opportunity to hear Teresa's highly relevant and thought provoking message regarding the impact of the media on our children and faith-filled strategies to help combat its effects.

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St. Joseph Catholic High School Hosts Student Film Festival Showcase
// April 3rd, 2013 //
We are pleased to announce the first annual "In Frame Student Film Festival" for secondary school students to be held at St. Joseph's High School on Friday May 31st.

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St. Gabriel Elementary Forms Giant Student Tree for Majesta Competition
// April 3rd, 2013 //
St Gabriel Catholic Elementary School is having another great event to promote the exciting Majesta Trees of Knowledge Competition. As you know our school is one of ten finalists in the competition to win a $20,000 outdoor classroom.

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A Guide To Student Awards, Bursaries & Financial Planning
// April 3rd, 2013 //
The Parent Involvement Committee of the WECDSB invite all High School students and their parents April 10th, 2013 at 7pm at the Catholic Education Center.

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Child and Youth Planning Committee Survey
// April 2nd, 2013 //
The Windsor-Essex County Children and Youth Planning Committee have a vision that In Windsor-Essex County all children, youth and their families have easy access to a variety of services through multiple entry points that support a healthy...

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Assumption High School Qualifies for FIRST Robotics World Championship
// April 2nd, 2013 //
Assumption qualified for the FIRST Robotics World Championships in St. Louis (April 24-26) by reaching the finals of the Toronto Regional Tournament this past weekend.

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Cardinal Carter Secondary School
// March 28th, 2013 //
On April 2nd, Cardinal Carter Secondary School will "Light it up Blue" to promote Autism Awareness. Joining with thousands of structures around the world that will be illuminated in blue.

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H.J. Lassaline Presents the
// March 28th, 2013 //
On Holy Thursday, March 28th, at 1:00pm the "Living Stations of the Cross" will be presented at H.J. Lassaline by Mrs. L'Esperance, Ms. Bresolin and their grade seven classes.

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New PIC Monthly Calendars & Newsletters
// March 26th, 2013 //
New Parent Involvement Committee calendars and newsletters for April are posted.

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Pediatric R.E.A.D. Writing Contest
// March 26th, 2013 //
Each year in March we launch our annual writing contest. The rules and guidelines for the contest are listed here.

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Cardinal Carter High School Hosts Easter Event for Children
// March 26th, 2013 //
Wednesday March 27, the Student Council at Cardinal Carter will be hosting their Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt. This year, students in grade one from St. Louis, Queen of Peace, St. John de Brebeuf and Holy Names Essex will be attending.

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WERKIDS Mental Health Conference
// March 25th, 2013 //
"Understanding Anxiety, Depression and Mood Disorders in Children and Youth" - WERKIDS Mental Health conference is scheduled for Saturday May 4, 2013

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Catholic Central Performance - Road to Calvary
// March 22nd, 2013 //
Catholic Central Secondary School is pleased to present the "Road to Calvary - A living representation of the Stations of the Cross" produced by our Campus Ministry Team.

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Swing into Spring Party at the Fogolar Furlan Club
// March 18th, 2013 //
If you are looking for a night out with some friends and family, this is it! Tickets are on sale now! The proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the music program at Assumption High School.

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Developmental Health and Wellness Fair
// March 18th, 2013 //
Do you have questions about your child's development? Do you have questions about supports and services for young children in our community?

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Enwin Utilities Sponsoring Robotics Competition
// March 6th, 2013 //
Assumption and St. Anne's teams will be competing for the first time in the Toronto Regional Tournament and would like to celebrate Enwin's generosity in a presentation at Assumption on Friday, March 8th at 10am in room 301.

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St. Thomas of Villanova Consolation Championship
// March 6th, 2013 //
Congratulations to St. Thomas of Villanova Consolation Championship in three sets: 25-23, 25-19, 25-18 against Father Redmond this morning.

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St. Thomas of Villanova Art Show at the Gibson Gallery
// March 5th, 2013 //
It is with great pleasure that the Villanova Art Department announces our first Gibson Gallery Art Show March 07 - March 24, 2013

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2013 OFSAA 'AAAA' Basketball Championship
// March 5th, 2013 //
Please see the attached files for the official medial release for OFSAA 'AAAA' Basketball being held in Windsor from March 4-6.

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2013 OFSAA 'AAA' Volleyball Championship
// March 5th, 2013 //
Please see the attached files for the official medial release for OFSAA 'AAA' Volleyball being held in Windsor from March 4-6.

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Christ the King JK/SK Registration - 2013/2014
// February 21st, 2013 //
Christ the King JK/SK Registration - 2013/2014

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Party Rock Anthem St.Joes Style
// February 20th, 2013 //
Watch Party Rock Anthem St.Joes Style video by grade 12 French Immersion students.

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St. Maria Goretti Read-A-Thon
// February 15th, 2013 //
Check out the Read-a-thon and some of our superstar readers.

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St. John's EQAO scores on the rise
// September 14th, 2012 //
The payoff was announced Wednesday for all the hard work done last year by kids in Grades 3 and 6 at St. John's Elementary test scores that were 10, 20 and 30 percentage-point improvements over the previous year.

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Cardinal Carter Celebrates 25 years!
// August 20th, 2012 //
Cardinal Carter Catholic Secondary School Celebrates 25 Years! Saturday, October 6th, 2012. Tickets can be purchased at Leamington Jose's Bar & Grill, the CC Main Office or through a committee member by Saturday, September 15th

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Stella Maris Video Canada 1812
// June 29th, 2012 //
Students from Stella Maris grade 7 class created A series of animation shorts about life in Canada in 1812.

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St. Anne Student Recipient of the Royal Arcanum Award
// June 26th, 2012 //
The names may change but the honour remains the same year after year as recipients are named to one of Windsor's most prestigious athletic awards, the Royal Arcanum, which is given to the best male and female athlete within the city.

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St. Joseph's High School Lasers Save The Most Lives in Canada!
// June 25th, 2012 //
St. Joseph's High School students, for the second year in row, sweep all categories in the Canadian Blood Services National "Young Blood for Life" Challenge.

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Teachers Dancing Behind Students - ACS Edition
// June 21st, 2012 //
The teachers at Assumption did a version of Ellen's dancing behind unsuspecting people dare. Students thought they were being questioned about their favourite part of the year.

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Good News at Queen of Peace Catholic Elementary School
// June 20th, 2012 //
The Queen of Peace Missions Committee has some amazing news to share! Over the past two years we have been working on a Clean Water Campaign with Free the Children.

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