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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"

Valentine’s Dance-a-Thon

A big congratulations and thank you to our families for supporting our Dance-a-Thon Fundraiser. This year we successfully generated $5,420, surpassing last year’s total by $300. Thank you for your consistent support; these funds will greatly contribute to assisting our students.

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Pink Shirt Day

On Wednesday, February 28th, we recognize Pink Shirt Day. All students are invited to wear pink shirts and/or accessories. Pink Shirt Day raises awareness about anti-bullying and encourages us to celebrate the things that make us unique. Students will receive opportunities to reflect on kindness and respect for one another, within our Catholic school community.

Valentine’s Day Dance-A-Thon on Friday, February 16th, 2024

This year the Catholic School Council will again host a DANCE-A-THON, which has always been a successful fundraiser for our school. This Valentine’s Day dance will be held during the day on Friday, February 16. We are counting on this as a wonderful way for our students to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day, and at the same time, contribute their efforts to help our school.  ... Continue reading "Valentine’s Day Dance-A-Thon on Friday, February 16th, 2024"

Winter Carnival

Winter Carnival is in the air at St. Joseph School! We will be celebrating Carnaval the week of February 5-9. Throughout the week, the students will be involved in a variety of activities while learning about the traditions surrounding the Quebec Winter Carnival, and other Carnival celebrations around the world. Activities include LOTO (Bingo), Snow-sculpture making, participating in various theme days, and much more! On ... Continue reading "Winter Carnival"

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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"

Kindergarten Registration for September 2024 (Starting January 8, 2024)

— Starting Kindergarten is an exciting time in a young child’s life, filled with new experiences and opportunities to learn and grow. Kindergarten registration at the York Catholic District School Board begins on January 8th for the 2024-25 school year that begins in September, 2024.  Children must be four years old by December 31, 2024 and born in 2020 to register in Junior Kindergarten, or ... Continue reading "Kindergarten Registration for September 2024 (Starting January 8, 2024)"

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