September 2015 – Welcome and Welcome Back!

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We are pleased to welcome all new students to Loyola for September 2015 – and welcome back to all returning Loyola students! A reminder that our Loyola Hawks Orientation Day for Grade 9 students will be held on September 2nd from 12:00 noon – 1:30pm. Grade 9 students are asked to arrive in the Atrium (at the front of the school) at 11:45 am to sign in. Grade 9 students are reminded to bring a combination lock for their locker which will be assigned during the orientation day. Returning students (all students entering grades 10, 11 and 12) will receive a synermail message in mid-August detailing … Continue reading

Gently Used Uniform Sale – Thursday September 3, 3-6pm


A reminder of the Gently Used Uniform Sale taking place at Loyola Catholic Secondary School on Thursday September 3, 2015 in the Gym from 3-6pm. We will have a wide selection of sizes and large quantities available at fantastic prices! All are welcome. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Main Office at Loyola at 905.847.0595. … Continue reading

Bullying Prevention Celebration

Tina Hoang’s winning poster design was voted best HCDSB poster for the Give Respect, Get Respect Campaign.

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


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

Loyola celebrates Earth Week


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


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