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Parking Lot Safety

Everyone must feel safe and welcome when they come to our school, and that begins in our parking lot. Please remember that our parking lot is not intended for double parking or stopping. Drivers are reminded to park in available parking spots or use off-street parking where appropriate. Please do not choose haste and convenience over the safety of our children. We highlight parking lot ... Continue reading "Parking Lot Safety"

Popcorn for sale

St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School is pleased to provide our students with healthy and delicious snacks. Every Thursday, starting April 3, popcorn will be available for sale for $2.00 until the end of the school year.

From Farm to Table Popcorn is grown and produced right here in Ontario! It is grown without the use of pesticides or GMOs and is nut-free, peanut-free, ... Continue reading "Popcorn for sale"

World Down Syndrome Day- March 21

SJRH will celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by advocating for the rights, inclusion, and well-being of people with Down syndrome around the world. We ask staff and students to wear mismatched, colourful, or fun socks to celebrate and help raise awareness.

Feast Day of St. Joseph- March 20

At 12:45 pm we will have a Mass to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Joseph. We would like to thank Ms. Haugh, Ms. Salvatore, and the Kindergarten students, for presenting the mass along with Father Jojo. As with all faith celebrations at our school, parents are most welcome to join us.



A big congratulations and thank you to our families for supporting our Valentine Dance-a-Thon Fundraiser.  Thanks to your efforts, we raised just over $5160.  We look forward to supplementing our school. 

 Congratulations to our prize winners: 

Apple AirPods- Federico R.

Electric Razor Scooter- Tiffany A. 

Bikes- Marcus G. & Dreeam L. 

Mini ... Continue reading "Dance-a-thon:"

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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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