Iona Catholic Secondary School

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Iona Catholic Secondary School
2170 South Sheridan Way
Mississauga, Ontario, L5J 2M4
School type Catholic School, High School
Motto "Life is a Gift, Faith is a Journey, Learning is Our Challenge"
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic
Founded 1993
School board Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Superintendent David Amaral
Area trustee Sharon Hobin,
Mario Pascucci
Principal Olivia Faraone
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1104
Language English, programs include French, Spanish
Campus Suburban
Area Clarkson

White, Teal and Orange

Mascot Echo
Team name Iona Dolphins

Iona Catholic Secondary School is a school in the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. It provides education to students from the Clarkson and Lorne Park areas of Mississauga, Ontario.

Elementary feeder schools[edit]

  • St. Christopher's Elementary School
  • St. Helen Elementary School
  • St. Luke's Elementary School
  • St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School
  • St. Louis Elementary School

As well as others in the area.

Arts program[edit]

In September 2007, Iona began its first year of the Regional Arts Program (RAP) for grade nine students, allowing them to take either Dance, Drama, Art, or Music for both semesters as their major. In December 2007, Iona hosted their first Arts night as an arts school in their cafetorium (cafeteria/ auditorium). They continued this tradition twice a year, once for Christmas and once for spring. In December 2008 Iona transferred their Arts Night from the cafetorium to the RBC theater in Mississauga Living Arts Center. Due to the popular demand, they transferred to a bigger theater, Hammerson Hall, which is also in Mississauga Living Arts Center.


The very first OFSSA championship was won in Iona soccer history by the varsity girls soccer team, in Hamilton during the 2012 summer. The varsity girls qualified for seven consecutive provincial championships after winning the ROPSSAA "AAA" division.

In 2009 the Iona swim team travelled to OFSAA (Ontario Secondary Schools) Swimming Championships held at The Etobicoke Olympium (Toronto) and won their first OFSAA individual championship in 100 meter backstroke while setting a regional record (103.99- Patrick Gajos). The first OFSAA medal (bronze) being won in swimming, also in the 100m backstroke, by Katie Sax in 2001.[1][2]

The girls soccer team came in third at OFSAA in June 2010.

The boys varsity baseball team won the ROPSSAA (Region of Peel) title in 2011. The first ROPSSAA baseball title won by the school.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gajos golden for Iona". Mississauga News. March 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ "High school results, March 4". Toronto Star. March 4, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Student Success Stories". Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. 
  4. ^ "Gigi Gorgeous Biography". ArticleBio. 

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