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SJRH Class Placements and Organization for Sept 2024

In the coming weeks, we will begin to plan the school organization for the 2024-2025 school year. It would be appreciated if you advise the office at 905-884-5077 or e-mail enza.oliveri@ycdsb.ca if your family is planning to move out of the St. Joseph boundaries or change schools. 

We are blessed to have an effective and committed group of educators at St. Joseph – ... Continue reading "SJRH Class Placements and Organization for Sept 2024"

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"

Lenten Food Drive

As we prepare our hearts for the joy of Easter Morning, the community of St. Joseph CES  will be partnering once again with the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank to assist families in need during this season of  Lent. We will be participating in a Lenten Food Drive during the week of March 25th-28th. Donations of all types of food and/or toiletries items are greatly ... Continue reading "Lenten Food Drive"

Update on April 8 Early Dismissal

Earlier this month, the York Catholic District School Board announced that to ensure student safety due to the solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, all schools will be dismissing students early.  At that time we communicated that students would be dismissed at 11:25 a.m.  We have since had to change dismal time. Therefore, On April 8, 2024, St. Joseph RH will dismiss all students at ... Continue reading "Update on April 8 Early Dismissal"

School-wide Cereal Box Domino Challenge

Did you know that National Cereal Day is on March 7? From Raisin Bran to Cheerios, and everything in between, cereal is a staple in many pantries across our community. With soaring costs, groceries are becoming a challenge for many. Together, we can help to ease that burden for our brothers and sisters. Our goal is to create a School-wide Cereal Box Domino Course ... Continue reading "School-wide Cereal Box Domino Challenge"

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Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education

“Never miss an opportunity to do good.”

– St. Francis de Sales

February 12, 2024

Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,

I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.

My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"

YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career

York Catholic District School Board Director of Education Domenic Scuglia will retire after a 41-year career promoting equity, excellence and faith in two Canadian provinces.

“The Board of Trustees is grateful for Domenic Scuglia’s many contributions to the YCDSB, in particular for creating stability in our school board during the difficult days near the end of the pandemic,” said Chair of ... Continue reading "YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career"

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