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Notre Dame News

The McCarthy's Uniform Shopping Event

McCarthy's is having a dedicated shopping day for Notre Dame on July 8th. Click here for more information.

Demystifying Mental Health: Helping Kids Thrive in Anxious Times

DCPIC is please to present the Alex Russell as the next presenter in the Demystifying Mental Health Speaker Series. It takes place in the board conference centre on May 13th. Click here for more information.

Ontario Child Health Study

Our community is one of 180 communities across the province which has been selected for the Ontario Child Health Study. The Ontario Child Health Study is the largest and most comprehensive study on child and youth mental health that has ever been done in Ontario. Please do your part to represent our community and say yes if invited by Statistics Canada to participate. Visit for more information.

Community Mobilization for Youth Suicide Prevention

The Community Mobilization for Youth Suicide Prevention Action Group has organized five community forums in various areas across Durham Region for the purpose of gathering information about the strengths and needs of our community specific to youth suicide prevention. These forums are being organized under the guidance and direction of the Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health under their Together to Live initiative: The data gathered during these forums will be used to create a report that will generate the direction of a strategic plan on youth suicide prevention in Durham Region. A large turn-out of parents, students and community representatives for these forums will ensure that they achieve their purpose. Click here for more information on these community forums.

DCDSB Celebrating Student Success Newsletter

The April edition of the Celebrating Student Success is now online.

DCDSB Graduation Rates Far Exceed Provincial Average in 2014

On April 1st 2015 the Ministry of Education released data regarding 2014 high school graduation rates where the Durham Catholic District School Board is shown to have graduation rates far exceeding the provincial average.  Click here for more information.

NEW! Safe Arrival: Student Absence Reporting System

Effective Feb 17th 2015, Notre Dame is moving to a new student absence reporting system called SAFE ARRIVAL. A package explaining the system with instructions was sent home with Semester 1 Report Cards on Feb 6th, 2015.
Click here for an electronic version of that package.

EQAO Strategic Plan Survey

The EQAO is developing a new Strategic Plan that will guide the agency’s efforts for the next five years. To help them understand how the agency’s work can be most valuable to you in the years ahead, they ask that everyone involved complete the following Web survey. EQAO Web Survey

2014-2015 School Year Info

Principal's Message

Busing Information

Attendance Guidelines

RJ McCarthy's Uniform Guide

Phys Ed Uniform Order Sheet (gr 9 only)

Computer Use Policy (gr 9 only)

DCDSB Info Tech Use & BYOD Policy (all grades)

The Spot Flyer 

The Spot Registration Form

Math Homework Help

Homework Help, the free online Math tutoring service for grade 7 to 10 students, is available Sunday to Thursdays from 5.30 to 9.30 pm, click here for information on how to register for this free service.


Click here for more information on bullying prevention strategies for parents and students.

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