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Francisco & Jacinta Marto Canonized

On Saturday, May 13th, Pope Francis was in Fatima, Portugal celebrating the 100th Anniversary or centennial of the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

During the ceremony, Pope Francis canonized the two Marto siblings who were present at the apparitions at Fatima. St. Francsico Marto, who died at the age of 10 and St. Jacinta Marto, who died at the age of ... Continue reading "Francisco & Jacinta Marto Canonized"

100th Anniversary of the Miracle at Fatima!

On Friday, May 12th, the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School Community will be coming together to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Miracle at Fatima. On May 13th, 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three sheppard children in Fatima, Portugal. The children reported a prophecy that prayer would lead an end to the Great War, and a prophecy that a miracle would occur ... Continue reading "100th Anniversary of the Miracle at Fatima!"

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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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