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St. Justin, Martyr Family Donation Fundraiser 2022-2023



Every year, your amazing support allows our children to have an enhanced and more engaging school experience. Our fall fundraiser is our most important of the year and allows the school council to fund necessary technology, subsidize field trips, sponsor faith-based activities and much more.  ... Continue reading "St. Justin, Martyr Family Donation Fundraiser 2022-2023"

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Our community will once again be partnering with the Markham Food Bank to assist families in need during this season of gratitude for all of God’s blessings. We will be participating in a Thanksgiving  Fall Food Drive during the week of October 3 -7th.  A pick-up will take place on Friday, October 7th, 2022.

Currently all Food Bank and Food Pantries across York ... Continue reading "Thanksgiving Food Drive"

Orange Shirt Day at SJN

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day, and it has become a very important day because it signifies and honors the strength of Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools.  This day also represents an ongoing commitment to reconciliation and our role to eliminate racism, hate & discrimination.

September 30th is the day that Indigenous children were taken away to residential schools, ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day at SJN"

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Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB

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As a part of the Province of Ontario’s efforts to support learning recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding has been allocated to our schools to implement tutoring support programs in literacy, numeracy and foundational learning skills.

Schools are developing and offering programs to provide students tutoring opportunities during a variety of time slots and formats to meet the learning needs of ... Continue reading "Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB"

Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

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.

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