Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School

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Monsignor E. A. Doyle Catholic Secondary School
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185 Myers Road
Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 7H2 CAMBRIDGE
School type Public, Separate
Motto We walk the path of learning, faith, and respect together.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Founded 1976
School board Waterloo Catholic District School Board
Principal Lou Bellini
Grades 9-12
Enrollment ~1000 (September 2015)
Language English
Campus Suburban South Galt
Area St. Ambrose Parish, Cambridge
Colour(s) Maroon and Gold         
Mascot Morris the Mustang
Team name Mustangs
Feeder schools Holy Spirit Elementary School
St. Francis Elementary School
St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School
St. Augustine Elementary School
St. Brigid Elementary School
St. Anne Elementary School
St. Patrick Elementary School (formerly)
St. Ambrose Elementary School (formerly)

Coordinates: 43°23′28″N 80°18′05″W / 43.3912°N 80.3014°W / 43.3912; -80.3014 Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School is a public, Catholic High School in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada which opened in 1976 as a junior high school, and is the second smallest Catholic secondary school of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. In the mid-1980s, Catholic education received full funding and all the Catholic junior high schools in Waterloo Region converted to high schools teaching grade 9 - 12 and OAC. The school bears its name after Monsignor E.A. Doyle, who was a much beloved and well-respected pastor of Cambridge. Much of his tenure was at St. Patrick Parish as a Catholic leader in the community.[citation needed] He was a man of religious commitment and in recognition of his many educational contributions, the school was named in his honor. School teams are known as the "Doyle" Mustangs and are known for their exceptional performance in Badminton, Wrestling, Track & Field, Soccer, and Volleyball. The school has received public attention several times over the years[citation needed] due to an Anti-Bullying initiative run by the school's leadership program which saw the school participate in Family Channels Stand Up Wave. CTV also arrived for the banning, and subsequent un-banning of girls shorts in early fall 2009, caused by female students rolling up and hemming the shorts. In mid-2007 the school saw a lockdown which lasted 2 hours. It is home to a generally large European and Newfoundlander population, and is one of the two Catholic High Schools in Cambridge, drawing students from most of South Galt.

In 2006, the school received an addition onto the back of the school, adding fourteen classrooms and a second story, which removed the 12 portables that previously littered the area. The school's student council has worked towards creating better school spirit by pushing for a uniform free week, as well as a second semi-formal.

Monsignor Doyle is a member of the eight team District 8 Athletic Association

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