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Luke 4:18 Students Build Milk Mats

Luke 4:18 students are proud to have woven SIX MATS this year for MILKBAGSUnlimited!  These mats will be distributed in Canada and internationally, providing strong and durable bedding that is moisture-free and UV ray resistant. The students worked in groups to flatten milk bags, cut them into strips (keeping the scraps to stuff pillows), and to loop chains, which were then woven on a loom ... Continue reading "Luke 4:18 Students Build Milk Mats"

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SBN Awarded a School of Character!

Congratulations to all the staff and students at St. Brendan CES for receiving the School of Character Award at the 13th Annual York Region Character Community Awards on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The award is “presented to a school that has systematically developed a sustained character development initiative that positively impacts the climate and culture of their school and community.” Please see below for further ... Continue reading "SBN Awarded a School of Character!"

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St. Brendan ECO News

Our ECO Team has been busy here at SBN this year!  Our goal is to help educate students on protecting the environment and running initiatives to keep our school as green as it can be! We thank you for your participation in the events we have been running like Trashless Thursdays, Walk to School Week, and our Marker and Battery Recycling Drive Earth Rangers! We ... Continue reading "St. Brendan ECO News"

York Catholic to accept registrations for elementary students and assessments for secondary students who are new to Canada during the summer

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"

SBN ECO Team Achieves Platinum Status Again!

Our St. Brendan Gryphon Green ECO team has been busy this year!  Last year, we were one of the few schools in the board to achieve a PLATINUM status and we are happy to announce that once again we were awarded a Platinum certified Ontario Eco school for the 2018-2019 school year. Below are some of the activities completed to assist St. Brendan in achieving ... Continue reading "SBN ECO Team Achieves Platinum Status Again!"

Parents of Black Children York Region – June 2019 Newsletter 

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION:  PARENT ENGAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE  – YRDSB

York Region District School Board (YRDSB) is looking for parents to be part of their Parent, Family and Community Engagement Advisory Committee. THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JUNE 17.  As parents of Black children, this is our opportunity to take up space and bring issues affecting our children directly to those with the ... Continue reading "Parents of Black Children York Region – June 2019 Newsletter "