Month: September 2020

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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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Rowan’s Law

On March 7, 2018, Ontario passed Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), 2018 and related amendments to the Education Act. It is observed across Ontario on the last Wednesday in September each year. The purpose of Rowan’s Law Day is to increase concussion education awareness, especially in schools.

Rowan’s Law is in honor of Rowan Stringer.  In May of 2013, 17-year old Rowan ... Continue reading "Rowan’s Law"

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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"

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Information for Remote Learners

Hello St. Justin, Martyr Community,

Remote learners have access to VLE support through the following:

https://help.ycdsb.ca/VLE/

A reminder that the remote learning day begins at 9:00 a.m. and finishes at 3:30 p.m.

Happy learning!