Ideas from our Community

We all share a common goal of ensuring that every St. Michael’s College School student has a positive, safe, and transformational experience. Thank you to everyone in our community who has taken time to share a thoughtful idea for how we can move forward together and strengthen the culture of respect at our school. Take a look below to see the ideas shared so far.

More communication

At the time of the incident, the school did an excellent job in communicating status of events, upcoming changes, etc. However, communication over the last few months has almost disappeared. The only communication we seem to receive is about the…

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A Note of Thanks

Dear Father Leung, We are very pleased (and so are most parents) with all that the school Administration is doing to guide and discipline our boys in order to ensure that they become good St. Michael’s Men. I am so…

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Has St. Mike’s gone too far?

I am writing to you with express concern about the distrustful and suspicious culture that I feel the school has created following the unfortunate incident at the end of first term. Because of the poor decisions of 6-8 boys (who…

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Revisiting Catholic Beliefs

I am a Catholic. While I think your school should maintain Catholic beliefs, it is critical that you revisit them because there is a possibility that some boys may exploit those beliefs to justify their bigotry and hatred. Make sure…

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Catholicity

I think, if you want to get to the root of the problem, you have to address the Catholicity of the school. The school motto is only meaningful if viewed through a Catholic lens. The religious/spiritual culture of the school…

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Spiritual Formation

Goodness comes from acknowledging and accepting the power, presence and loving mercy of God. He gave us gifts, opportunities and talents that we can use freely. Only if we acknowledge His presence everywhere and always, and especially in each and…

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Rename and re-position the role of President

President vs Principal: I think having both positions is very confusing for kids and parents alike. At any level of governance, you need one person in charge, and in the case of a school, this is a Principal. The President…

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More focus on consolidating school values in the grade 9 year

Integrating new kids: I agree with the suggestions around pairing new kids with an older kid who can act as a mentor. With the class year doubling in grade 9, it seems extremely important to focus on the grade 9…

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