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To our new Kindergarten families, please visit our Full Day Kindergarten website link to find any information you will need regarding Welcome to Kindergarten. This includes school information, classroom information, and what to expect in the kindergarten program. We look forward to beginning this journey with your child in Catholic education.
Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.I will
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"
Our Prince of Peace Catholic School Council is having its first meeting of the year on Monday, October 4th, virtually, starting at 6:30 pm. The nominations are now closed, and on Monday the new council will be instated following the dissolving of last years council. Welcome back to the returning council members and a big thank you and welcome to the new members who participated ... Continue reading "Prince of Peace Catholic School Council"
Please open the link to view a September 2021 Message from Trustee McNicol.
A communication has gone home (last week) to help parents schedule a time for curbside drop off (tech) and pick up (personal items). Parents can sign up for an hour window during the following three periods: Friday, June 25th (8:00 am to 3:00 pm), Monday, June 28th (12:00 to 3:00 pm), or Tuesday, June 29th (12:00 to 3:00).
If you have any questions ... Continue reading "End of Year: Dropping off Tech Loaner Devices and Picking up Personal items"
Prince of Peace CES is happy to congratulate our grade six students and to wish them the best as they depart for OLL or other schools to continue their learning journeys!
The school will be celebrating with a virtual farewell meet with both prerecorded and live presentations on Thursday, June 24th at 12:30 pm.
The Clap-out for our grade sixes will ... Continue reading "Grade Six Farewell"
World Teachers’ Day is held annually on October 5th to celebrate all teachers around the world. Our York Catholic schools, as well as those right across the globe have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The support of teachers is essential to the worldwide recovery and that is why the theme for this year’s World Teachers Day is, “Teachers at the heart of ... Continue reading "Today is World Teachers’ Day!"
The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Colin Archbell, Department Head of Canadian and World Studies at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Academy in Keswick for earning the Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queens University.
Archbell received the award as part of Queens University’s Class ... Continue reading "Keswick Teacher Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by Queen’s University"
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 2021-2022 school year.