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Catholic Education Week

During the week of May 1st to May 5th we celebrate Catholic Education Week.   The theme of this week is “Walking Forward Together with Creation”.  On Wednesday May 3rd and Thursday May 4th students will be performing “The Maple Leaf Forever” production.  Performances will be at 1:00pm and 7:00pm on both evenings.  Tickets are required.

St.Padre Pio will also be hosting our Book ... Continue reading "Catholic Education Week"

Let’s Cook! Take the pledge to cook more often with fresh ingredients

Let’s Cook! It keeps you healthy and independent, connects you with your family and friends, saves you time and money, and helps the environment.

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Pledge now to cook more often with fresh ingredients. By pledging, you will receive delicious, healthy recipes and tips to stay inspired twice a month, straight to your inbox. Everyone ... Continue reading "Let’s Cook! Take the pledge to cook more often with fresh ingredients"

Coding and Computer Courses

Creative Coding and Creative Computing classes are being offered at St. Padre Pio Mondays and Thursdays during the months of February to March. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to develop their computing skills. Courses are held after school and are $100 each. Flyers have gone home with students. Please call the office for further information.

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Indigenous Education Survey

The Ministry of Education is committed to improving Indigenous education in Ontario, improving student achievement and well-being, and closing the achievement gap between Indigenous students and all students. In 2007, the Ontario Ministry of Education launched the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework (the Framework). The Framework guides the Ministry of Education, school boards and schools as ... Continue reading "Indigenous Education Survey"

The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation

The Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) would like to hear from all stakeholders in the YCDSB community about Catholic education in Ontario! “Renewing the Promise” is a dialogue to solicit your input about Catholic education in Ontario and will help guide the work of ICE for the future.

Our YCDSB teachers, staff, parents and students play a very important part of this dialogue ... Continue reading "The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation"

Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee

York District Catholic School Board Seeks 2 Volunteer Community Members to Serve on its Audit Committee

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking 2 community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee for a 3-year term effective April 1, 2017.

The Audit Committee is comprised of 3 trustees and 2 independent members drawn from the community ... Continue reading "Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee"

Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program

The York Catholic District School Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan identifies four commitments to our stakeholders.  They include: the Integration of Catholic Faith, the Continuous Improvement of Student Achievement, the Effective Use of Our Resources and Engaging Our Communities. Faced with increasing financial restraints, these commitments continue to guide the Board’s decision-making on new investments and areas for cost reductions.

During the spring 2016 ... Continue reading "Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program"

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