Solar Eclipse – April 8, 2024
Earlier this week, York Catholic District School Board announced that to ensure student safety and minimize loss of instructional time due to the solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, all schools will be dismissing students early.
As such, St. Kateri Tekakwitha CES will dismiss at 11:55am. On April 8, 2024, all students will be dismissed ... Continue reading "This Week @ SKTA (Feb 19 to 23)"
CSC Events – Shrove Tuesday and Hot Dog Hot Lunch
Please see the attached letter regarding Shrove Tuesday hosted by our Catholic School Council: Shrove Tuesday February 13, 2024
Our upcoming Hot Dog Hot Lunch is now available for purchase using School-Day. For further information please consult the email from the middle of last week.
Arrival Information ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA! (Feb 12 to 16)"
The Virtue of Wisdom.
This month we celebrate the virtue of wisdom, one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In fact the spirit of wisdom is perhaps the virtue most closely associated with the Third Person of the Trinity. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: “Wisdom is a breath of the power of God, and a pure emanation of ... Continue reading "This Week @ SKTA (Feb 5 to Feb 9/24)"
Dental Screening @ St. Kateri Tekakwitha CES
Dental health contributes to general health and well-being. St. Kateri families are asked to review the following information by York Public Health regarding dental screening will be conducted here at the school by a Registered Dental Hygienist.
All students in grades JK, SK, 2, and 7 will be screened as well as others as ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA! (Jan 29 to Feb 2)"
St. Kateri Tekakwitha is a fragrance/scent safe building-free! This means that we kindly request everyone’s (All staff, students and visitors) cooperation in refraining or minimizing the use of scented products on school premises as they can result in adverse effects on the health of others.
These products may include: perfume/cologne, hair spray, lotion/creams, body spray, essential oils, air fresheners, ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA ( Jan 22)"
– St. Francis de Sales
February 12, 2024
Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,
I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.
My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"
York Catholic District School Board Director of Education Domenic Scuglia will retire after a 41-year career promoting equity, excellence and faith in two Canadian provinces.
“The Board of Trustees is grateful for Domenic Scuglia’s many contributions to the YCDSB, in particular for creating stability in our school board during the difficult days near the end of the pandemic,” said Chair of ... Continue reading "YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career"
— Starting Kindergarten is an exciting time in a young child’s life, filled with new experiences and opportunities to learn and grow. Kindergarten registration at the York Catholic District School Board begins on January 8th for the 2024-25 school year that begins in September, 2024. Children must be four years old by December 31, 2024 and born in 2020 to register in Junior Kindergarten, or ... Continue reading "Kindergarten Registration for September 2024 (Starting January 8, 2024)"