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FUNDRAISING

A big THANK YOU to SJW’s Catholic School Council for generously committing to half the cost of our new project and board and providing funding for additional STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) based resources. The new board makes storytime so much more engaging for our students and teaching more efficient for the Teacher Librarian. Other purchases have been made towards items such ... Continue reading "FUNDRAISING"

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VISITORS TO THE SCHOOL

The safety of your children is of utmost importance to us. It is imperative that the staff know the identity of all visitors to the school and the purpose of their visits. All parents, visitors and/or volunteers must sign in at the office and pick up a visitor’s tag.

SCHOOL BUS CANCELLATION

Occasionally, because of inclement weather or other emergency situations, buses may have to be cancelled. Information regarding bus cancellation and other emergency announcements can be obtained by listening to your local radio and television stations, by checking the Board website at www.ycdsb.ca or by visiting schoolbuscity.com.  Listen attentively to ensure the radio announcement is for the York Catholic District ... Continue reading "SCHOOL BUS CANCELLATION"

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WINTER IS UPON US…

Winter weather conditions require students to be prepared for the outdoors. As articulated in Board Policy 221, normal outdoor routine will continue until the temperature of wind chill reaches that which was determined by the parent council. At St. Joseph the Worker, the extreme cold set temperature with wind chill was set at a range from -15 degrees Celsius to -20 degrees Celsius. When the ... Continue reading "WINTER IS UPON US…"

CONCUSSION PROTOCOL

Unfortunately accidents happen at school from time to time. If your child hits his or her head while at school, the office will notify you and we will also provide a standard “Concussion Protocol” package for you to review. It is strongly encouraged that you bring your child to the doctor and have the doctor fill out the package provided by the school and return ... Continue reading "CONCUSSION PROTOCOL"

NUT SAFE SCHOOL

We thank you for your continuing efforts to make St. Joseph the Worker a nut safe school. Your vigilance is greatly appreciated and expected as some of our students have life-threatening allergies to nut products. Please carefully read the labels of prepackaged items to ensure they do not contain nut products, oils or a warning that the item “May contain nuts.” Please see the attached ... Continue reading "NUT SAFE SCHOOL"