Year: 2017

Terry Fox Walk ~ Sept. 29th

The St. John Paul II community wholeheartedly endorsed the participation of our students in the Terry Fox Run/Walk on Friday, September 29th. Students gathered in the gym for prayer and a motivating video. They did a ’warm-up’ and headed out on their walk.

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YR Safety Week

Across York Region, September 25th –29th was  “Safety Awareness Week”.  We practiced emergency procedures to familiarize staff and students with the  precautionary steps to take should a situation arise (i.e. warning of severe weather; an intruder; evacuation). Throughout the year, practice drills will be initiated to ensure our school community can respond appropriately in the event of an  emergency.

 

WE Day 2017

 

We Day 2017 was an amazing and inspiring event. We all are so  happy that we were granted the opportunity to attend this one in a lifetime experience. We had the opportunity to see some amazing speakers and performances including; Prince Harry, George Takei, Lily Singh, Hedley, and our favourites -Marc and Craig    Kielburger! All of the speakers had so many things ... Continue reading "WE Day 2017"

York Catholic District School Board Land Acknowledgment

School Boards across Ontario are demonstrating their commitment to Truth and Reconciliation by providing Land Acknowledgements that honour Indigenous Peoples and traditional lands. At the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB), we echo the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO) in their response to the Calls to Action through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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