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Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute


(GR. 09-12)

Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate, founded in 1969, was built on a solid foundation of academic achievement, community involvement, alumni support and excellence. Students are provided with a wide range of learning experiences, both academic and co-curricular, so that they are prepared for any post-secondary option they may choose.

Excellence in teaching is the cornerstone of Mowat. Teachers are caring professionals who are committed to creating an atmosphere in which students can develop a positive self-image, become independent learners, acquire skills for future employment, enjoy the pursuit of academic excellence, participate in extra-curricular activities, and demonstrate respect for themselves and others.


This year, the TDSB recognizes Children’s Mental Health Week (CMHW) from May 3 to 7, 2021.  To help support student mental health and well-being for all, the Professional Support Services team has developed a wide variety of resources in line with this year’s theme of Coping, Caring and Connecting. Please access these resources below and also the MENTAL HEALTH TOOL KIT for STUDENTS, a TDSB resource for students.

And, join and follow the conversation on Twitter using #copingcaringconnecting and see how schools are supporting mental health and well-being with their students.

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Asian Heritage Month is recognized formally throughout Canada through an official declaration that was signed in May 2002 (   Subsequently, the Province of Ontario passed the Asian Heritage Act (2005) ( , and the Toronto (TDSB) passed a motion to recognize Asian Heritage Month in April 2007 ( .

We are proud to celebrate the numerous achievements of Asian-Canadians and their significant role on the global stage.  This year our theme is Many Voices United as One

The TDSB is the largest and one of the most diverse school boards in Canada. Nearly one-quarter of our students were born outside of Canada and collectively we speak more than 120 languages.  According to the 2017 TDSB Student & Parent Census 40% of TDSB students self-identified as Asian.

During the month of May we are honoured to share with you several opportunities and resources to learn about the traditions, customs, and significant individuals that the Asian heritage brings: 

1. A PowerPoint presentation on Asian Heritage Month reflecting our theme, Many Voices United as One, was created and will be posted to the TDSB public website and internal website Heritage/History Month website under the Asian “tab” (Link:

2. The winning posters from the Poster Contest will be posted shortly to the TDSB public website and internal website Heritage/History Month website under the Asian “tab” (Link:

3. All TDSB students, staff and community are invited to attend the TDSB Asian Heritage Month Virtual Celebration.

Join us to learn about the vibrant and significant contributions that Asian-Canadians have made to our great country that our staff, students, and community members call home. Canada has been enriched by the vibrant traditions that we continue to recognize in our brilliant city by celebrating our heritage proudly through festivals and customs. Join us for an extraordinary time to learn about the Asian Heritage.

Date:                  Monday, May 9th, 2022

Time:                  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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4.     All TDSB students, staff and community are invited to attend a Movie Night at the following schools.  More details will be shared when finalized.  Stay tuned!

  Henry Kelsey Middle School

1200 Huntingwood Dr, Scarborough, ON M1S 1K7

  Martin Grove Collegiate Institute

50 Winterton Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9B 3G7

  Parkdale Junior and Senior Public School 

78 Seaforth Ave, Toronto, ON M6K 3L2

  Zion Heights Middle School

5900 Leslie St, North York, ON M2H 1J9

5.     Students from grades 6 – grades 12 are invited to attend a panel of speaker’s event called, Truth & Reconciliation:  Calls to Action.  Mark your calendars:

Date:      Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Time:      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Registration details to follow. 

The following items are all available on the Heritage/History Month website under Asian Heritage Month:

      Daily Quotes/Proverbs, a selection of daily music, versions of O Canada and Land Acknowledgement that may be used by school administrators and for classroom discussions to learn about Asian Heritage.


      PowerPoint on theme, Many Voices United as One


3. Resources for Children’s Mental Health Week

This year, the TDSB recognizes Children’s Mental Health Week from May 2 to 6, 2022. Equity is central in supporting mental health and well-being. This prioritizes identity affirming support of students and parents/guardians from an anti-oppressive and anti-racist stance.

For this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week, the Mental Health and Well-Being Committee havedeveloped resources in line with this year’s theme of “Intersecting Identities and Well-Being”.

The Committee has created wellness Lesson Plans for Elementary, Middle & Secondary students. 

Each of the links below include Student Voices Video, Caregiver Voices Video and Google Slides Activity Templates for the Lesson Plans:

    Middle & Secondary “Planting Seeds for Wellness” students link:

EQAO Student Engagement Committee Call for Applications

We’re excited to announce the call for applications for the 2022–2023 EQAO Student Engagement Committee. This committee continues to be one of our key sources of student voice. The committee is also an opportunity for interested students to have a positive impact on the agency’s activities. Students are the focus of EQAO’s work, and we value learners’ perspectives on everything we do. Student voices and experiences help EQAO to advance our goal of continuous improvement.

EQAO encourages applications from students from diverse backgrounds to seek inclusive and equitable perspectives and lived experiences. As an accessible agency, we offer accommodation as required, including during the recruitment process.

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

  • Applicants must be enrolled in an Ontario school in Grades 7–12. Applicants must have completed at least one EQAO assessment.

Application Form

You can find the application form at this link: ( To learn more about the committee’s previous work, please visit

Submissions must be received by June 6, 2022, and selected candidates will be notified by the end of June 2022. We appreciate any support you can provide in sharing this opportunity with students. Accommodations are available for students taking part in the application process.

If you have any questions please contact Centrally Assigned Principal, Wendy Terro.




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