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Advent at Seton – “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits and in His word I hope” Psalm 130.5

This year, Advent begins on Sunday, November 28th. Advent is the Latin word for “coming” and marks the beginning of the liturgical year. It celebrates the three-fold coming of the Lord: remembering the events that surrounded the Lord’s coming long ago, celebrating his coming among us today, and looking forward to his final coming in glory. Advent is a season of devout and joyful expectation. ... Continue reading "Advent at Seton – “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits and in His word I hope” Psalm 130.5"

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week at Seton November 21st – November 25th

During this week, students and staff will highlight the importance of bullying prevention, awareness and intervention through theme days and classroom activities that explore all of the ways that, as a school community, we can support one another, show kindness towards each other and reflect on how our words and actions impact others. Since September, students have been exploring how “our words matter” and together ... Continue reading "Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week at Seton November 21st – November 25th"

Appropriate Dress for Cold Weather

With the onset of colder weather, it is important that our students are appropriately dressed for the weather. This means that students are coming to school in full-length clothing and wearing jackets or coats, gloves, hats, mitts, scarves, etc. Students are expected to be outside at recess. Fresh air and exercise support a positive learning environment and good health. When wet weather arrives, it is ... Continue reading "Appropriate Dress for Cold Weather"

Fall Weather

With the onset of colder weather, please ensure your child is dressed appropriately before sending them to school. Students should come to school prepared for the weather forecast that day (e.g sweater, jackets, hats, rain boots).

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Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB

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As a part of the Province of Ontario’s efforts to support learning recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding has been allocated to our schools to implement tutoring support programs in literacy, numeracy and foundational learning skills.

Schools are developing and offering programs to provide students tutoring opportunities during a variety of time slots and formats to meet the learning needs of ... Continue reading "Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB"

Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

November 16, 2022

 

Dear Families of the York Catholic District School Board,

Earlier today CUPE served notice that they could resume their job action as soon as Monday, November 21, 2022.

In the event of a strike, York Catholic DSB will move to synchronous virtual learning on Monday. Schools will maintain their regular daily learning schedules. St. ... Continue reading "Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21"

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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