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Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities at the elementary level on Friday, June 28, 2024.

Friday, June 28, 2024 Staff are engaged in closing operations for the end of term.

This Week at SKTA (April 1 to 5)

The Virtue of Reverence

This month we celebrate the virtues of reverence and respect. Reverence or “fear of the Lord” as it is more traditionally known, refers to the proper attitude we are meant to have toward God. Respect for all persons is another dimension of reverence. Respect literally means to see the other person with new eyes. In a sense, reverence asks ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA (April 1 to 5)"

This Week at SKTA (March 25 to 29)

Lenten Food Drive – March 25 to 28, 2024 Easter Food Drive – St. Kateri Food Drive Letter 2024

Passion Play

Ware thrilled to extend a heartfelt invitation to the entire school community to join us for a profoundly moving performance of the Passion of Christ. This remarkable production, brought to life by our talented students, promises to be an unforgettable ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA (March 25 to 29)"

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Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families,

Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced that we are joining the lawsuit against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok for disruption to student learning and the education system.  We, alongside ten other Ontario schools and boards, allege that these companies have negligently designed and marketed addictive products that have disrupted our board’s ... Continue reading "Social Media Litigation"

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

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