Year: 2016

Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program

The York Catholic District School Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan identifies four commitments to our stakeholders.  They include: the Integration of Catholic Faith, the Continuous Improvement of Student Achievement, the Effective Use of Our Resources and Engaging Our Communities. Faced with increasing financial restraints, these commitments continue to guide the Board’s decision-making on new investments and areas for cost reductions.

During the spring 2016 ... Continue reading "Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program"

Concussion Protocol

Parents are advised that the Board has passed a new concussion policy and protocol which can be viewed on the Board’s website. Simply stated, a child suspected of a concussion will not be allowed to return to “play” until he/she has been cleared by a physician to do so. Paperwork informing the parents and guardians of their responsibilities will be sent home every time a ... Continue reading "Concussion Protocol"

YCDSB celebrates World Teachers’ Day, October 5th

October 5th is World Teachers’ Day. Created by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), World Teachers’ Day recognizes the contributions of teachers worldwide and helps to raise awareness, understanding and appreciation for the invaluable contributions that teachers make to education and development throughout the world.

The York Catholic District School Board extends a heartfelt thank you to all of its ... Continue reading "YCDSB celebrates World Teachers’ Day, October 5th"

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month

Throughout October the Learning Disabilities Associations of Ontario will be marking LD Awareness month. In York Region the key event will be their 40th Anniversary Event taking place on September 26th 2016. However this month long effort is about more than events, rather it is about raising awareness and reducing stigma to allow people to get the supports they need to reach their potential. ... Continue reading "October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month"