News and Announcements

May 31: Parent Engagement Opportunity – Supporting your Child/ Teen Through Stress & Anxiety

Parent Engagement Opportunity – Supporting your Child/ Teen Through Stress & Anxiety

On, Wednesday May 31 at 6:30pm, our School Parent Council will be hosting a parent engagement workshop for all parents presented by the Common Compass on Supporting your Child/Teen Through Stress & Anxiety. The workshop will be facilitated by Tsa Alexander, an experienced psychotherapist, who will provide parents with excellent tools and strategies to help your child cope with and through the stress and anxiety post pandemic. The originally scheduled School Parent Council on May 31 will be cancelled to provide this opportunity for parents to attend Wednesday’s workshop in Mackenzie’s library or cafeteria.

A google signup form will be sent to parents by the end of the day May 30th to assist the council in purchasing refreshments for parents, guardians and/or caregivers in attendance. The workshop limit is 200 parents, guardians and/or caregivers. Please do not hesitate to sign up for this informative and interactive workshop once you receive the link tomorrow.
I look forward to seeing as many parents as possible at this engaging event on Wednesday May 31 at 6:30 sharp!

May 15: TDSB Virtual Community Fair: Let’s Talk about Programs and Services for Children/Youth/Young Adults With Special or Complex Needs

Come meet with Community Partners to discuss important planning that needs to occur for your child who has a disability.   Important subjects to be covered are Wills, Trusts, when Guardianship and/or a Power of Attorney is helpful, as well as setting up a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).  We’ll also talk about when these should implemented.

Information about Person-Directed Planning, which supports families and persons with a disability with making a plan for their future will be provided. This will help with identifying the supports, services and resources needed to achieve life goals.

Guests: Pooran Law and Community Living Toronto

When: Monday May 8th, 2023 from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon and the same information will be repeated on

Monday May 15th,  2023 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm           

For more information, email  or contact Jill Elliott Brennan at 647-229-0728 or Larena Case at 416-570-3314

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May 6, 2023: PIAC’S Annual Conference, Ready Set Engage: Bridging the Gap Part II

Parent Involvement Advisory Committee invites all parents to attend the annual Ready Set Engage conference scheduled to take place at Earl Haig Secondary School on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 9am to 3:30pm. The conference will be held in-person, and this year’s edition promises to feature a special theatrical performance themed around student mental health and well-being, which will be held after the workshops.

Register at

Questions and/or inquiries, please contact Latha John at

TDSB Student Elections 2023-24

TDSB Student Elections 2023-24

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is now accepting applications for Student Senate and Student Trustee positions for the 2023-2024 school year.

Student Senate and Student Trustees represent the voice of approximately 247,000 students in the Toronto District School Board. They work closely together to empower and promote student voice and engagement across the district.

Key Dates

  • February 13, 2023 – Application Opens – Apply here
  • February 16, 2023 – Information Session
  • February 21, 2023 – Application Deadline
  • April 24 to 28, 2023 – Campaigning Period
  • April 27 to 28, 2023 – Voting Period

For more information about the roles and responsibilities of the different positions, and the application and elections process, visit our website.

February 24, 2023: Immunization Clinic at MAC

Toronto Public Health will be holding a School Immunization Clinic at MAC on February 24, 2023. The catch-up clinic will offer Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), and Meningococcal vaccines to Grade 9-12 students who are missing one or more doses of these important vaccines. This immunization clinic will be held during school hours for students who attend the school.

For more information please visit the following folder link: TPH Vaccination Clinic at WLMAC.

Final Exam Schedule: Sem 1

Semester 1 final exams are running from January 25th to January 31st.  Please visit the following link for further information:

January 2023 Semester 1 Exam Schedule

Arriving to your examination prepared and in a proper state of mind will improve your liklihood for success.  Mackenzie’s Student Services Team created the following tip sheet to get you started on the right foot:

Exam Prep Guide

Wishing all our students best of luck on their semester 1 exams!

Dec 15: Hockey Buy Out

Team spirit was alive and well at this year’s annual Hockey Buyout Event! Congratulations Mackenzie Lyons and coaches Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Willis and Mr. Di Salle on their 4/1 victory over Northview.  Special thanks to Ms. Mancini and the SAC team for coordinating this year’s Buyout Event as part of Mackenzie’s Spririt Week! To our 250 participating students, thank you for showing up in full spirit cheering our team to victory!

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