The York Catholic District School Board celebrates Treaty Recognition Week, November 5-11, 2018. The YCDSB recognizes Treaty Week as part of our ongoing journey of healing and reconciliation. As we continue this journey together, we gratefully acknowledge that our York Catholic schools rest on traditional territory of the Chippewas of Georgina Island and The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations.
During Treaty Recognition ... Continue reading "Treaty Recognition Week"
The recreational use of cannabis will become legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. Here’s what members of our York Catholic community should know.
- Cannabis and products that contain cannabis are prohibited on all YCDSB school and Board properties and at all school-related events and activities. Any person found with cannabis and/or products that contain cannabis on school or board property will ... Continue reading "Legalization of Cannabis: What You Need to Know"
Written by: Isobel Ramcharran, Grade 11 student
In the town of Newmarket, situated in a warehouse nestled between auto repair and detailing businesses, lies The Shop: Youth Unlimited. My class at St. Luke North took a trip there to spend two days working on small engines and electrical circuits, car lifts and tire machines, and to connect with the amiable workers there. A ... Continue reading "Reflections on The Shop"
More and more young people are facing issues with mental health. It is important that they feel supported both at home and at school. Parents and school staff, with the help of medical professionals, work together to meet the unique needs of students while at school. At St. Luke, staff collaborate to ensure a safe learning environment for students.
Students are encouraged to ... Continue reading "World Mental Health Day"
This is an important reminder from the York Catholic District School regarding Secondary Credit Saturday International Languages programs. The last day to register for the program is Saturday, October 6th. We offer a variety of languages including: Polish, Italian, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish as well as Learning Strategies and Careers and Civics at different locations. Please visit our website at ycdsb.ca and ... Continue reading "YCDSB International Languages Program"
Get the flu shot as early as possible
The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.
You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean?
Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to and from school or to the ... Continue reading "Active School Travel. Move more, move better."
Health & Physical Education: Start the new school year with healthy habits