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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Two female and three male students sitting at Mac book computersStudents in Grades 6, 7 and 8 are enhancing their computer skills at our Digital Literacy Summer Camp. Durham Catholic students, Feyi from St. Patrick Catholic School and Zoe from St. Bernadette Catholic School both attended the camp and highly recommend it to other students.
“This camp offers you so much,” noted Feyi. “I have learnt so much more about computer software and feel more confident.”
The camp allows students to learn Office 365, green...

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Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Female adult reading a book to studentsOur Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education Centre offers a variety of summer programs to help keep student engaged in learning over the summer. One program is the French language classes for student currently enrolled in Kindergarten to Grade 3.
“The half-day language classes offer students an opportunity to build on their listening and speaking skills, in a fun learning environment,” said John Di Vizio, Principal of Archbishop Anthony Meagher...

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Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Female adult talking to students about cake decoratingIt’s often said that baking is a science, but one may argue that its more about Math. Now I’ve baked my fair share of cupcakes and have experience both success and failure. However, what I do know is that Math is used in every step of baking and cooking.
Baking is all about precision and making sure you have the right mix of ingredients at the right weight and temperature.  Even the world’s best bakers will tell you how important it is to use the right...

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Posted Monday, July 08, 2019

Male and female student matching cards on a tableDurham Catholic students with exceptional needs are participating in Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education Centre’s Culinary Skills summer program. The summer classes are designed to strengthen students’ literacy and communication skills, while building numeracy skills.
Last week, students participated in a “Kitchen Tool Matchup Literacy Activity” which involved matching pictures of kitchen tools and equipment with the names and definitions...

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Posted Thursday, July 04, 2019

Male student holding a robotStudents in Grades 6, 7, and 8 are participating in Durham Catholic’s Coding and Robotics summer camp at Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School. The program is a fun, hands-on experience with a focus on literacy and numeracy. The week long camp teaches students the basics of coding, robotics and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Students are learning how to solve problems, be innovative, test and redesign their robotics and test again; all while being...

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