Loyola Concert Band awarded Silver

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MusicFest Canada “The Nationals” celebrated it’s 43rd year.  Thousands of students and educators from across the country come together, during a one week period to celebrate excellence in musical perforamance.  This year the competition was in Toronto, the Loyola Concert Band recieved a Silver Award standing at the competition.  Sean Medeiros (percussion) was the Loyola recipient of the Honour Award. The hard work and dedication of all of our concert band members is appreciated.  Congratulations to the entire band.  One Band!  One Sound! … Continue reading

June Exam Schedule

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All exams start at 8:30am Senior exams are 2.0 hours in length and Junior exams are 1.5 hours in length All textbooks and course materials should be returned prior to the start of the exam Anyone with conflicts needs to speak to a Vice-Principal by Friday, May 22 Grade 12s Mon, June 15 – Period 1 exams – 8:30a start – Cafeteria (Schedule of classes: Period 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Tues. June 16 – Period 2 exams – 8:30a start – Cafeteria (Schedule of classes: Period 2,1, 3, 4, 5) Wed. June 17 – Period 5 exams – 8:30a … Continue reading

Bullying Prevention Celebration

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Tina Hoang’s winning poster design was celebrated at the Halton Region Police Service Give Respect Get Respect Gala for Bullying Prevention.  Voted as the best poster by students for the HCDSB, Tina’s poster will be on display in best shelters, sides of buses and display boards in the coming months. Joel Louzado was given an actual poster that was on display at a bus shelter of his winning design from the previous year. … Continue reading

Catholic Education Week – May 3-8, 2015

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This week (May 3 – 8), marks Catholic Education Week across Ontario. The Loyola Community will celebrate this week with a variety of events that raise awareness of our mission as a faith community and mark our commitment to spread the Good News!   “Were not our hearts burning within us while He was talking to us on the road?” – Luke 24:32. In honour of Catholic Education Week: Please click here to view our special edition of our Week at a Glance. Please click here to view a message from Bishop Douglas Crosby, Bishop of Hamilton. Please click here to view a message … Continue reading

Welcoming our Grade 7s to Loyola

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Grade 7 pathways day welcomed students from Mother Teresa, St. Bernadette, St. Joan of Arc, St. John Paul II, and St. Matthew to attend classes at Loyola.  Fun hands on activities provided an opportunity for experiential learning in the core subjects that our Grade 9 students take. … Continue reading

Loyola celebrates Earth Week

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This year at Loyola the Eco-Team and the Art department have co-ordinated their resources in an effort to celebrate our role as Stewards of our Planet recognizing that the goods of the Earth are loving gifts from God and need to be preserved for future generations.  Our talented student, Doreen Zheng created a poster that is beautiful and a haunting reminder that our resources are precious and  need to be protected for “our” future generations. She took pictures of the garbage in Taplow Creek  at the side of our school and of the pollution in Hamilton Harbour, both images are … Continue reading

Highlights from Hospitality SHSM

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Master Chef from Wayne Gretzky’s Restaurant visited Loyola Hospitality and Tourism SHSM (Specialist High Skills Major) class for a grilling demonstration. Students learned butchering, seasoning, grilling, safety and proper use of tools and equipment from one of Ontario’s best chefs. A fabulous day for Loyola culinary arts! At the end of February, the Hospitality and Tourism SHSM visited the University of Guelph.  Professor Justin Taillon from the School of Hospitality, food & Tourism Managment was very accomodating as our students attended the lecture. … Continue reading

Loyola Celebrates Diversity Night

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On Tuesday, April 14, the Loyola Catholic School Council, in partnership with the Halton Catholic District School Board and the Halton Multicultural Council, hosted an open community event: ‘Loyola Celebrates Diversity’. There was food, live entertainment and art representing a variety of cultures. … Continue reading

Loyola Prefect Applications 2015-16

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Loyola is now accepting applications for Prefect for the 2015-16 school year! There are TWO steps in this year’s application process: On-line Application – click here and access using your Loyola Google account: Teacher Reference Form – can be downloaded here All applications are due (on-line and hard copy references) no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday April 29.  Hard copies can be dropped off at the main office. … Continue reading