As part of our continued effort to support our local charities and partners, as well as promote healthy active living to our students and community, we will be holding our annual Jump Rope For Heart Event on May 5, 2017 in the afternoon at the school. Please join us.
May is the month of our blessed mother, Mary. Many thanks to our partners, the Rosary Apostolate who will be celebrating with us on May 4. It is a beautiful celebration where we will recite the Rosary in devotion to our Holy Mother as a school and as a community of believers.
On May 5, our students from grade 4 to grade 8 will participate in a wonderful production at the school which celebrates Canadian music. As we will be celebrating the 150th year of the birth of our nation, we will be focussing on the music of Canadian artists from all regions of Canada. We look forward to an outstanding representation and celebration of our nation’s ... Continue reading "Celebration of Music"
Our Luke 4:18 Committee is holding a Spring Food Drive for our local food banks which are depleted. We will hope to collect enough food to last through to Thanksgiving. The generosity of our school community has always been considerable, and we look forward to yet another successful campaign. Thanks to all for your continued support.
The Food Drive will run from May ... Continue reading "Spring Food Drive"
We are excited to have Sara Westbrook present at our school on May 23. Please see the attached information. Our entire community is invited to attend her presentation where information and strategies will be shared about resilient families and how to develop strong, confident, resilient family units. Space is limited, and registration is on a first come, first serve basis.
The Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) would like to hear from all stakeholders in the YCDSB community about Catholic education in Ontario! “Renewing the Promise” is a dialogue to solicit your input about Catholic education in Ontario and will help guide the work of ICE for the future.
Our YCDSB teachers, staff, parents and students play a very important part of this dialogue ... Continue reading "The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation"
The York Catholic District School Board is seeking 2 community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee for a 3-year term effective April 1, 2017.
The Audit Committee is comprised of 3 trustees and 2 independent members drawn from the community ... Continue reading "Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee"
The York Catholic District School Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan identifies four commitments to our stakeholders. They include: the Integration of Catholic Faith, the Continuous Improvement of Student Achievement, the Effective Use of Our Resources and Engaging Our Communities. Faced with increasing financial restraints, these commitments continue to guide the Board’s decision-making on new investments and areas for cost reductions.
During the spring 2016 ... Continue reading "Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program"