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Cram A Cruiser Food Drive

Dear St. John Chrysostom Families

St. John Chrysostom has been challenged by Pinball Clemons and York Regional Police to cram a cruiser full of donated non-perishable items for the Food Bank.

JUST GIVE is a campaign designed to inspire kindness throughout our communities by filling the food banks for the summer; a time when they are usually empty and client visits ... Continue reading "Cram A Cruiser Food Drive"

May Update

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April showers bring May flowers and we are anxiously awaiting the arrival of warmer springlike temperatures at St. John Chrysostom. We begin this month celebrating Catholic Education Week across the province of Ontario.  On Thursday May 4th, students will gather for a whole school liturgy celebrating the theme Walking Forward Together. A reminder that we are also collecting used textiles

Hello St. John Chrysostom Families,


The transformation on Yonge Street is underway this summer as road widening and boulevard works commence on the west side of Yonge, between Sawmill Valley Drive and Eagle Street. VivaNext rapid transit projects are carefully planned to manage construction and maintain traffic flow as much as possible.  As infrastructure projects are quite visible and impactful, ... Continue reading ""

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Indigenous Education Survey

The Ministry of Education is committed to improving Indigenous education in Ontario, improving student achievement and well-being, and closing the achievement gap between Indigenous students and all students. In 2007, the Ontario Ministry of Education launched the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework (the Framework). The Framework guides the Ministry of Education, school boards and schools as ... Continue reading "Indigenous Education Survey"

The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation

The Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) would like to hear from all stakeholders in the YCDSB community about Catholic education in Ontario! “Renewing the Promise” is a dialogue to solicit your input about Catholic education in Ontario and will help guide the work of ICE for the future.

Our YCDSB teachers, staff, parents and students play a very important part of this dialogue ... Continue reading "The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation"

Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee

York District Catholic School Board Seeks 2 Volunteer Community Members to Serve on its Audit Committee

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking 2 community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee for a 3-year term effective April 1, 2017.

The Audit Committee is comprised of 3 trustees and 2 independent members drawn from the community ... Continue reading "Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee"

Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program

The York Catholic District School Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan identifies four commitments to our stakeholders.  They include: the Integration of Catholic Faith, the Continuous Improvement of Student Achievement, the Effective Use of Our Resources and Engaging Our Communities. Faced with increasing financial restraints, these commitments continue to guide the Board’s decision-making on new investments and areas for cost reductions.

During the spring 2016 ... Continue reading "Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program"

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