News Stories

S.T.R.E.A.M.: Engaging Student Innovation!

Over the last several weeks a team of innovative and creative Grade 8 student leaders (Ava, Kirsten, Olivia, Charlotte, Julia, Grace)  took on the challenge of creating a visual representation of the our new S.T.R.E.A.M. initiative. The goal of the project was to inform students, staff and parents of what S.T.R.E.A.M. is and also showcase an example of it’s application. Students were committed to bringing ... Continue reading "S.T.R.E.A.M.: Engaging Student Innovation!"

African-Canadian Community Engagement Event

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 ... Continue reading "African-Canadian Community Engagement Event"

St. Nicholas Intermediate Volleyball Teams

The Boys’ and Girls’ Intermediate Volleyball teams put in a great deal of time and effort as they worked towards building their skills and team development. Throughout various exhibition games during the season, both teams demonstrated perseverance and determination, with all players experiencing growth and developing a greater understanding of the game. At the Area tournaments, the teams played in hard-fought games and never gave ... Continue reading "St. Nicholas Intermediate Volleyball Teams"

Engaging Student Learning

On Tuesday November 12th St. Nicholas welcomed a very special guest into our Grade 3 classrooms, Mr. Todd Jamieson. Todd Jamieson is a very talented First Nations artist who came in to engage our student on the First Nations way of life. He brought such a wonderful hands on experience with opportunities to engage with First Nation artifacts (tools, clothing, hides) and crafts. Students created ... Continue reading "Engaging Student Learning"

Remembrance Day Liturgy

Yesterday, Monday, November 11th, our Grade 7s, lead by Ms. O’Brien, prepared a beautiful Remembrance Day Liturgy. As a whole school, we paused our day to remind ourselves of how fortunate we are to live in this great country of Canada. We prayed, sang and reflected on what it means to be peacemakers in our world and in our school. In addition, throughout the last ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day Liturgy"