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Celebrating Terry Fox

Forty years ago this year, Canadian Hero Terry Fox was forced to end his “Marathon Of Hope” and his dream to run across Canada. Even though Terry has been gone for many decades, hundreds of thousands of Canadians continue to honour his legacy and acknowledge his contribution to Cancer Research. This year, here at St. Justin Martyr CES, our recognition of his legacy may look ... Continue reading "Celebrating Terry Fox"

St. Justin, Martyr Curriculum and Pizza Night Thursday, September 22, 2022

We invite and welcome all parents/guardians to our 2022-23 Curriculum and Pizza Night.  This will be an opportunity to meet your child’s teacher and explore curriculum connections for the year ahead.  The format is as follows:

5:30 – 6:30 – Pizza in the Schoolyard

6:30 – 7:00 – Open house in classrooms

We are looking forward to ... Continue reading "St. Justin, Martyr Curriculum and Pizza Night Thursday, September 22, 2022"

Terry Fox Run, Friday, September 30, 2022

It was 42 years ago that Terry Fox captivated Canadians with his determination, commitment and energy to find a cure for cancer.  This year St. Justin Martyr will be commemorating the Marathon of Hope by participating in the Terry Fox School Run on Friday, September 30, 2022 (Inclement weather day scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2022).  We will, as a school community, participate together as ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Run, Friday, September 30, 2022"

Black Heritage Month At SJN!!!

On Tuesday, February 8th, in celebration of Black Heritage Month, our Grade 1 through 8 students will be part of a virtual presentation hosted by D.O. Gibson, called “Black Canadian 365 Conference”. Entitled “Change the World,” the event will cover the contributions of African Canadians Viola Desmond, Black contributors to hockey, and black musical contributions from Oscar Peterson to Maestro Fresh Wes ... Continue reading "Black Heritage Month At SJN!!!"

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

“So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph and saw the baby lying in the manger.  When the shepherds saw him, they told them what the angel had said about the child.  All who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said.  Mary remembered all these things and thought deeply about them.  The shepherds went back, singing praises to God for all they ... Continue reading "Merry Christmas & Happy New Year"

Holiday Express- Live Virtual Field Trip

During the month of November, students were able to purchase individually packaged & peanut- free Terra Cotta chocolate chip cookies. With the proceeds of our sales, our students will be a part of a LIVE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP through “The Travelling Stage & Musicians Helping In Partnership With Yamaha Canada”.

On Wednesday, December 15th, students will be engaged through an adaptation of Chris ... Continue reading "Holiday Express- Live Virtual Field Trip"

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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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