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Black Heritage Month #BHM2024

Black Heritage Month

February is Black Heritage Month.  It is a time for Canadians to celebrate and recognize the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who have done so much to make Canada a culturally diverse country. During Black Heritage Month, the students of SJC will be learning about the diverse stories and experiences of Canadians of African Ancestry and we celebrate ... Continue reading "Black Heritage Month #BHM2024"

YCDSB P.A. Day: Friday, January 19, 2024

YCDSB P.A. Day: Friday, January 19, 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, January 19, 2024. Elementary – Report Card Writing Elementary teachers will write report cards, which will be available ... Continue reading "YCDSB P.A. Day: Friday, January 19, 2024"

SJC’s Luke 4:18 and The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The Christmas season is a time to enjoy the many blessings we have and to give to those less fortunate.  We invite you to participate in our Annual St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Drive.  The donations received provide our neighbours in need in the Newmarket area with gift cards and necessities to make their holidays brighter.  The St. Vincent de Paul Organization will purchase food ... Continue reading "SJC’s Luke 4:18 and The Society of St. Vincent de Paul"

Advent Mass

December is about slowing down and preparing our hearts and souls for the coming of Christ.  We begin our Church liturgical year on Sunday, December 3rd, the first Sunday of Advent.  During the month of December, we celebrate the virtue of HOPE, which is strongly associated with the Advent Season.  We invite our SJC families to join us Tuesday, December 5 at 1:30pm,  for our ... Continue reading "Advent Mass"

Treaty Recognition Week Nov. 6-10

The York Catholic District School Board celebrates Treaty Recognition Week, November 6-10, 2023.  The YCDSB recognizes Treaty Recognition Week as part of our ongoing journey of healing and reconciliation.  As we continue this journey together, we gratefully acknowledge that our York Catholic schools rest on traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat.

The York Catholic District School Board celebrates Treaty Recognition Week, November ... Continue reading "Treaty Recognition Week Nov. 6-10"

Halloween Danceathon Fundraiser

On Tuesday, October 31,  students in JK-Grade 8 will be participating in a school dance-a-thon.  We will be fundraising for various school needs and initiatives such as,  school technology, school-wide presentations, and/or musical instruments.

Students have  received an envelope/pledge form.  Individual student pledge forms are due to the classroom teacher on  October 30, 2023.  For every $5 pledged, students will receive one ballot ... Continue reading "Halloween Danceathon Fundraiser"