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Stations of the Cross Presentation

The grade 8 students have been working hard to prepare a presentation of the Stations of the Cross through a series of tableaux and songs, representing Christ’s journey through crucifixion to death on the cross. The presentation will take place on Holy Thursday, April 6th 2023.

World Down Syndrome Day


World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate people with Down Syndrome around the globe. In 2012, the United Nations declared March 21st, the 21st day of the 3rd month of the year, as WDSD.  This signifies the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome. This day was also declared Ontario Down ... Continue reading "World Down Syndrome Day"

The Big Crunch – Thursday, March 9th, 2023

On March 9th, SEY will be taking a big bite out of an apple! The Great Big Crunch is an original initiative from FoodShare Toronto, started in 2008, and it has grown into a Canada-wide event that demonstrates anti-silence in support of a universal school food program by crunching together at the same time in an apple. To date, more than 1 million participants have ... Continue reading "The Big Crunch – Thursday, March 9th, 2023"

Nadine Williams Presentation Feb. 24, 2023.

Multi-award-winning poet, author and arts educator Nadine Williams, is a Jamaican-Canadian who has published three collections of poetry, two children’s books and over fourteen volumes of literature for Black History Month. These creations are a staple in the curricula of several schools in Canada in celebration of Black History.

We are excited to have Nadine Williams join us to celebrate Black Heritage Month ... Continue reading "Nadine Williams Presentation Feb. 24, 2023."

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2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is committed to the effective and efficient management of resources. Our goal is to ensure fiscal accountability while minimizing impacts on our classrooms and continuing to support student success and well-being in a Catholic learning environment. 

To better inform our financial planning, we hope you will  tell us your priorities for the 2023-2024 school year budget. ... Continue reading "2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey"

Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

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November 16, 2022


Dear Families of the York Catholic District School Board,

Earlier today CUPE served notice that they could resume their job action as soon as Monday, November 21, 2022.

In the event of a strike, York Catholic DSB will move to synchronous virtual learning on Monday. Schools will maintain their regular daily learning schedules. St. ... Continue reading "Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21"

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and work throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

... Continue reading "COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures"

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