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Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities at the elementary level on Friday, June 28, 2024.

Friday, June 28, 2024 Staff are engaged in closing operations for the end of term.

St. Jerome Canada Soccer Tournament

The Student Council has organized the first-ever St. Jerome Canada Soccer Tournament for our school on Wednesday, May 22nd.  The primary grades will practice soccer skills/drills run by our student leaders and the junior to intermediates will play a game of soccer.  The games will take place on the soccer field to give the students a full experience of playing together.  Each class will represent ... Continue reading "St. Jerome Canada Soccer Tournament"

Introducing Our 2024-2025 Student Council

Student voice and leadership is an important part of St. Jerome!  Engaged student leaders create a more vibrant, inclusive and responsive educational environment. We are proud of all our students for exercising this opportunity and realizing that we could make a difference when we work togther. We are thrilled to announce the Student Council for the upcoming school year!   CONGRATULATIONS!

Annual Family BBQ May 30th Rain or Shine

Celebrating our amazing 2023-2024 school year, our Catholic School Council would like to invite all St. Jerome family to our Annual Family BBQ.  Please refer to an email sent regarding the purchase of food.  All items are pre-ordered using our “School-Day” online platform.  There will also be snacks to purchase onsite as well as face-painting.  A wonderful way to bring our school community together.  We ... Continue reading "Annual Family BBQ May 30th Rain or Shine"

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"

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Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families,

Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced that we are joining the lawsuit against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok for disruption to student learning and the education system.  We, alongside ten other Ontario schools and boards, allege that these companies have negligently designed and marketed addictive products that have disrupted our board’s ... Continue reading "Social Media Litigation"

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

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