On September 30, 2020, students and staff from across the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) commemorated Orange Shirt Day to acknowledge the impact of the residential school system, raise awareness and honour Indigenous communities, and promote reconciliation. In recognition of this day, students and staff wore an orange shirt in honour of Phyllis (Jack) … Continue reading “York Catholic honours Orange Shirt Day 2020”
In 1994, October 5 was declared World Teachers’ Day to commemorate the anniversary of the collective Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNESCO. On this World Teachers’ Day, we would like to take this opportunity to thank our teachers for their commitment and contributions to ensuring that our … Continue reading “Celebrating YCDSB Teachers on World Teachers’ Day”
Orange Shirt Day is commemorated across Canada every September 30th, to acknowledge the impact of the residential school system, raise awareness and honour Indigenous communities, and promote reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day started in the spring of 2013, when a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph … Continue reading “York Catholic to commemorate Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters”
The York Catholic District School Board 2020-2021 School Re-entry Plan was developed with a focus on meeting students’ academic, mental health and wellbeing needs while ensuring a safe re-entry for all in September.
Greetings, I am announcing that for personal and family reasons, the duties of the Chair of the Board will be temporarily performed by Vice-Chair Dino Giuliani. I will continue my work in my capacity as Trustee for Vaughan Area 3, until my return to full duties on July 19, 2020. Thank you, Maria Marchese Chair, … Continue reading “Temporary Delegation of Duties by Board Chair”
For centuries, many of the first inhabitants would celebrate the arrival of the warm weather and the pleasures of the summer solstice. The summer solstice is the day of the year with the longest light. June 21, the first day of summer, has been chosen as National Indigenous Peoples Day! In 1996, the Governor General … Continue reading “June is National Indigenous History Month”
May 4 to 10, 2020 is Children’s Mental Health Week
While we practice social distancing, it is important to continue to recognize the importance of being truly present to one another, in other ways.
Information for the YCDSB community regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Updated June 15, 2020
Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.