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Spread Kindness

On February 23, 2022 we encourage everyone to wear a Pink shirt to support Bullying Prevention.  We all have the capacity to be kind and compassionate.  On February 23rd, we invite staff and students of St. Patrick School to wear pink, as a friendly reminder that no matter what our differences, being kind is always a choice worth making.

Welcome Dwayne Morgan

St. Patrick CES, is pleased to welcome Dwayne Morgan, Canadian spoken word artist and motivational speaker to share his personal stories and promote positive artistic contributions of African Canadian influenced artists.  The presentation will take place on February 2, 2023 at 9:00 am for Grades JK-8.


Black Heritage Month

February is Black Heritage Month. During Black Heritage  Month, people in Canada celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and their communities who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate, and prosperous nation it is today. Black Heritage Month is about celebrating Black Excellence.

It is about celebrating resilience, innovation, and determination to work towards ... Continue reading "Black Heritage Month"

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2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is committed to the effective and efficient management of resources. Our goal is to ensure fiscal accountability while minimizing impacts on our classrooms and continuing to support student success and well-being in a Catholic learning environment. 

To better inform our financial planning, we hope you will  tell us your priorities for the 2023-2024 school year budget. ... Continue reading "2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey"

Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

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November 16, 2022


Dear Families of the York Catholic District School Board,

Earlier today CUPE served notice that they could resume their job action as soon as Monday, November 21, 2022.

In the event of a strike, York Catholic DSB will move to synchronous virtual learning on Monday. Schools will maintain their regular daily learning schedules. St. ... Continue reading "Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21"

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and work throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

... Continue reading "COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures"

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