Although school offices will be closed, services will be offered at the Board’s head office.
The York Catholic District School Board, which is one of the top-performing school boards in the province, welcomes new students for the 2019-2020 school year! Registrations for students entering elementary school, as well as assessments for secondary students who are new to Canada, will take place ... Continue reading "York Catholic to accept registrations for elementary students and assessments for secondary students who are new to Canada during the summer"
May is the month set aside by the Catholic Church to honour Mary, the mother of Jesus. Mary was a woman of faith, and a model of hope, prayer, compassion and courage. Throughout this month, as always, let us put our trust in Mary’s help so that she can help us by her prayers.
This month we celebrate the virtue of responsibility. Our ... Continue reading "May Principal’s Message"
“Hold fast to stars. Hold fast to the elusive, the intangible, the never-to-be-had. For stars fall from heaven sometimes, and kings are born in barns, and miracles rise up out of little things.” – ANONYMOUS – Catholic Teacher
In October, Mrs. T. Pianezza began reading stories about the virtue of Compassion to her class of Kindergarteners. She has always believed that, regardless of ... Continue reading "Kindergarteners at Our Lady of the Annunciation make “Hats for the Homeless”"
I would like to wish all of the members of the OLA school community a very warm and sincere Happy New Year. The New Year is traditionally a time for God’s blessing on our world. It is a time to remember the coming of the wise men bringing gifts to visit the Christ child, who by so doing “reveal” Jesus to ... Continue reading "January Principal’s Update"
Each year we appeal to the generosity of our community during our annual fundraiser to help us purchase technology and program enhancements. And each year we direct the money generated to a variety of program enhancements (e.g. bullying prevention & intervention presentation, author visits, sacrament keepsakes, Grade 8 Graduation, classroom enhancements, etc.) as well as technology (e.g. chromebooks, ipads, etc.). Indeed, our investments in technology ... Continue reading "Fundraising Update"
Bully Prevention and Intervention Awareness Week is November 19-23. Bullying is a form of repeated aggression intended to cause fear, distress or harm to another individual or group of individuals. Bullying occurs in a context where there is a real or perceived imbalance of power between the child who bullies and the child who is victimized (adapted from PPM 144). At Our Lady of the ... Continue reading "Bullying Prevention and Intervention at OLA"