Action Plan Timeline and Activities

The following list outlines the activities St. Michael’s College School has undertaken during the months of November and December 2018. This document will continue to be updated to reflect ongoing activities. The objectives highlight which aspect of the plan the activity addresses.

October 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
October 1SMCS students and teachers participate in inaugural Teacher Advisory Group (TAG) sessionsCurriculum Expansion
October 3SMCS updates parents and community on the status of court casesDaily Communication
October 10Fr. Andrew Leung, CSB appointed President of St. Micheal's College SchoolNew Staff Positions
October 15TAG session for students and teachersCurriculum Expansion
October 16Sheldon Kennedy addresses students during
the morning announcements
Curriculum Expansion
October 24Dr. Mark Broussenko '07, MD and Ms. Liat Benzacar, M.S.W., RSW speak with parents on supporting your son in recognizing and responding to anxiety and stress at our ParenTalks eventCurriculum Expansion
October 29TAG session for students and teachersCurriculum Expansion

September 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
September 4Student workshops - building awareness and respect - Fall SportsRespect and Resiliency Workshop
September 5Karl Subban, author of 'How We Did It', speaks with parents about supporting your son in reaching his potential at our ParenTalks event.Curriculum Expansion
September 10SMCS Implementation Committee holds its first meetingIndependent Respect and Culture review

August 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
August 6SMCS Respect and Culture Review Committee updates Final Report StatusIndependent Respect and Culture review
August 13SMCS Respect and Culture Review Committee presents final report to the Board of Directors at a board meetingIndependent Respect and Culture review
August 15SMCS releases the Respect and Culture Review Committee Final Report to the publicIndependent Respect and Culture review
August 15SMCS releases statement and video in response to the Respect and Culture Review Committee's Final ReportIndependent Respect and Culture review
August 26Business staff participate in Diversity and Equity Workshop provided by Borden Ladner Gervais LLPRespect and Resiliency Workshop

June 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
June 5SMCS announces the hiring of Student Wellness Officer, Ms. Liat BenzacarNew Staff Positions
June 18Staff and Faculty participate in athletics professional development workshop 'Coaching in Ontario Schools'Respect and Resiliency Workshop
June 19SMCS announces reinstatement of football
programme for the 2019-20 academic year
Football and Basketball
June 25Faculty participate in Diversity and Equity Workshop provided by Borden Ladner Gervais LLPRespect and Resiliency Workshop

May 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
May 1-8White Ribbon facilitated workshops for students focusing on bystander intervention trainingRespect and Resiliency Workshop
May 2Guest Speaker Dr. Mark Broussenko '07, MD addresses parents (in person and livestream) on supporting their son's mental wellness in our inaugural ParenTalks seriesCurriculum Expansion
May 9SMCS Announces the hiring of Principal Mr. James McKinnon effective August 2019New Staff Positions
May 29SMCS Respect and Culture Review Committee holds Town Hall MeetingCommunity Town Hall

April 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
April 2Paul Davis addresses students and parents on social networking safetyCurriculum Expansion
April 9Independent Respect and Culture Review Student Survey ConductedIndependent Respect and Culture review
April 11-12Independent Respect and Culture Review
Survey sent to Staff, Faculty, Former Faculty,
Parents, and Alumni
Independent Respect and Culture review
April 16Independent Respect and Culture Review Committee meets with Alumni ExecutiveIndependent Respect and Culture review
April 29-30White Ribbon facilitated workshops for students focusing on bystander intervention trainingRespect and Resiliency Workshop

March 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
March 26Independent Respect and Culture Review Student AssemblyIndependent Respect and Culture review
March 26Student workshops – building awareness &
respect – Spring Sports
Respect and Resiliency Workshop

February 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
February 4-5, 7Classroom workshops - positive masculinity, consent and emotional intelligenceFollow-up on key messages delivered by Alexis Jones
February 14Extension of Fr. Andrew Leung, CSB as Interim President announced (June 2020)New Staff Positions

January 2019

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
January 7New Dean of Students begins starts at SMCSNew Staff Positions
January 16Reinstatement of Varsity Basketball teamFootball and Basketball
January 31Guest speaker Alexis Jones addressed students and parentsCurriculum Expansion

December 2018

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
December 3Student workshop – coping & resiliencyRespect and Resiliency Workshop
December 3Classroom support counsellor visits (Gr. 11 and 12)Counselling Services
December 3Internal Review Committee announcedInternal Review Committee
December 4Prospective & current parents breakfastCommunity Town Hall
December 4Prospective & current students breakfastCommunity Town Hall
December 4Grade 12 students information sessionCommunity Town Hall
December 4Job Posting – student wellness officerNew Staff Position
December 5White Ribbon Campaign educationCurriculum Expansion
December 5Staff & faculty meeting (co-curriculars)Community Town Hall
December 6Job Posting – Dean of StudentsNew Staff Position
December 7Staff workshop summary reportRespect and Resiliency Workshops
December 10Decision to return to full co-curricular programming in January 2019Co-curricular Winter programme
December 11Cancelled Junior and Varsity football seasons for 2019-20 academic year; cancelled 2018-19 Varsity basketball seasonFootball and Basketball
December 12Basketball parents meetingCommunity Town Hall
December 12Prospective & current parent breakfastCommunity Town Hall
December 12 Prospective & current student breakfastCommunity Town Hall
December 17Student Wellness initiativeCo-curricular Winter programme
December 18Football parent's town hallFootball and Basketball
December 19Staff WorkshopRespect and resiliency workshops

November 2018

DATEACTIVITYOBJECTIVE
November 12TAG session for students and teachersCurriculum Expansion
November 14Student debrief assembly (Grade 7,8, 9-12)Community Town Hall
November 14Mentorship programme (ongoing)Mentorship Programme
November 15Cancelled remainder of 2018 Junior football seasonFootball
November 15Staff support counsellorCounselling Services
November 15Student debrief assembly (Grade 9)Community Town Hall
November 15Junior football team meetingCommunity Town Hall
November 15Security presenceSchool Security
November 16Current parents town hall #1Community Town Hall
November 16Current Parents town hall #2Community Town Hall
November 18Respect and Culture Review announcedIndependent Respect and Culture review
November 18Daily online updatesDaily Communication
November 19Voicemail activationAnonymous Student Reporting Tools
November 19Support resources introduced (Student Affairs)Counselling Services
November 19Cancellation of mid-year Assessments
November 20Co-curriculars suspendedCo-curricular Winter programme
November 20Student voice town hall 1Community Town Hall
November 20Grade 12 parents & student meetingCommunity Town Hall
November 20Alumni town hallCommunity Town Hall
November 21Police classroom visitsSchool Security
November 21Student voice town hall 2Community Town Hall
November 21Prospective parents town hallCommunity Town Hall
November 23Drop-in, intramural sports introducedCo-curricular Winter programme
November 26Digital reporting solution (app)Anonymous Student Reporting Tools
November 26Jr. football team town hallCommunity Town Hall
November 26Jr. football meeting #2Community Town Hall
November 27Grade 12 parents & students town hallCommunity Town Hall
November 28Parent & guardian support hotlineAnonymous Student Reporting Tools
November 28Classroom support counsellor visits
Grades 9 and 10
Counselling Services
November 28Student support app (My SSP) launchedCounselling Services
November 29Student workshops - building awareness & respect - Winter SportsRespect and Resiliency Workshop
November 29Classroom support counsellor visits
Grades 9 and 10
Counselling Services
November 30Classroom support counsellor visits
Grades 7 and 8
Counselling Services