Annual event inspires students with special needs through team involvement
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will host the sixth annual Joe Sax Activity Festival for students in the Mississauga South Family of Schools. This festival offers modified physical activities to students with special needs promoting inclusion through play. Students will physically, socially and psychologically develop positive experiences applying sportsmanship and teamwork.
Since its inception in 2004, special guests have included OHL hockey players, a professional soccer player, a Canadian Olympic coach, and a Canadian Olympic gold medal winner.
WHAT: Joe Sax Activity Festival WHEN: Thursday, May 6 (10:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.) WHERE: Iona Catholic Secondary School 2170 South Sheridan Way, Mississauga
The Joe Sax Activity Festival was named in tribute to Joe Sax, a former teacher at Iona Catholic Secondary School. Joe was a distance coach for the Mississauga Track Club, a member of the Toronto Olympic Club and the former Canadian record holder for the 3000m Steeplechase.
The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is one of the largest and most diverse school districts in Ontario, with approximately 88,000 students in 145 Catholic schools throughout Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and Orangeville. With over 10,000 employees, the board is also one of the largest employers in the region. Visit the board website at www.dpcdsb.org
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 May 2010 19:14
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