Category: General

Community Consultation on Anti- Black Racism

Community Consultation on Anti-Black Racism YCDSB believes that every student deserves an equal opportunity to be successful and is committed to working with all community stakeholders to ensure services are provided in an equitable and inclusive manner. We have committed to a series of community consultations over the next two years with staff, parents and community groups. Work has begun to engage staff, students and ... Continue reading "Community Consultation on Anti- Black Racism"

Winter Weather and Inclement Procedures

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to our Canadian winter!!  Today was the first day of significant winter weather and several of our students were not prepared.  Please note, that classes have 3 scheduled recess breaks throughout the day, with the longest one being 40 minutes during the lunchtime routine.  It is necessary that all children attend school with appropriate clothing including winter boots, ... Continue reading "Winter Weather and Inclement Procedures"

Remembrance Day

All are invited to the Remembrance Day Assembly on Monday, November 11th at 10:45 – 11:20 am in the gym. Together, with the Black River and Upper Canada Child Care communities, we will observe a moment of silence at 11:00 am and be invited to present class wreaths to the Sutton Legion in honour and remembrance of our fallen veterans.

At 1:45 pm, ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day"

Cell Phones Usage

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Effective November 4, 2019, the Provincial Code of Conduct has been updated to address the use of cellphones and other personal mobile devices as outlined in PPM 128. These revisions are designed to restrict the use of all personal mobile devices during instructional time in both elementary and secondary classrooms in order to prevent distractions and maximize learning time. ... Continue reading "Cell Phones Usage"