Please click here to read a message from Maria Marchese, Chair of the Board of Trustees and the Director of Education of the York Catholic District School Board.
Our school will be introducing a new Secondary Student Attendance Program starting in the next School Year 2020-2021. This new program is similar to the Safe Arrival program currently in place at our Elementary Schools and is meant to enhance the existing school attendance procedures. This new Attendance reporting system will allow parents to report student absences using a SchoolMessenger App, Website or phone number ... Continue reading "New Secondary Student Attendance Program"
Yesterday, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announced that the closure of all publicly-funded schools in Ontario has been extended until the end of June. Please click here to read more.
Please click here to review the letter from Mary Battista, Superintendent of Curriculum, and Darlene Clapham, Chief Information Officer, about the YCDSB’s Green-Yellow-Red Framework for safe online learning tools.
Youth Speak is a wonderful organization that our school has been working. We have been so fortunate to host guest speakers who are not much older than our own students, who share personal stories as they related to mental health, bullying prevention, addiction and recovery. This semester, we had scheduled workshops every month but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they have since been ... Continue reading "Great Resources from Youth Speak!"
“I will be reliable so people can depend on me.” Positive mental health helps you to embrace each day with a renewed focus and the ability to deal with the challenges we face. Remember to actively take care of your mental health and to teach your child strategies to take care of their well-being.
Ophea has put together a collection of health and ... Continue reading "Taking Care of Our Mental Health and Well-being"
- Connect with nature to nurture your inner happiness
- Go for a family walk, remember to physical distance
- Remain positive, you are resilient
Visit Active Coping Calendar for April’s Active ideas.
“I will stick to the goals I have set for myself”