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World Down Syndrome Day – March 21st

Tuesday March 21st, is World Down Syndrome Day!  This day is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.  The date for World Down Syndrome Day is important because it is the 21st day of the 3rd month, which was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.  ... Continue reading "World Down Syndrome Day – March 21st"

Shrove Tuesday “Pancake Day” – February 21st

On February 2st, we will be celebrating “Shrove Tuesday”, also known as Pancake Tuesday, the last day before the holy season of Lent. Ms. Hill and some staff helpers will be preparing delicious pancakes on-site at the school using a pancake mix that does not contain peanuts or tree nuts. Dried egg yolk and dried egg whites are on the ingredients list. We will also ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday “Pancake Day” – February 21st"

Humanitarian Relief Collection – Turkey and Syria Earthquake Relief


The Turkiye and Syria relief appeal supports those affected by the deadly earthquake on February 6, 2023. Your gift will fund relief efforts administered through CNEWA, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada, Aid to the Church in Need and Canadian Jesuits International.


POP Skating at the Georgina Ice Palace, Winter 2023

Prince of Peace CES is excited to be participating in a series of skating excursions to the Georgina Ice Palace here in Keswick, at the Blue Pad.  Students who are participating will be taking the bus to and from the Georgina Ice Palace several times throughout this season.  The ice time is free, and busing will be covered by our school fundraising.  Therefore we will ... Continue reading "POP Skating at the Georgina Ice Palace, Winter 2023"

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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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