Please join us in congratulating our November Virtue Recipients for the virtue of Justice.
VIRTUE OF THE MONTH: November – Justice
As part of York Region’s Character Community, the YCDSB celebrates a virtue or character attribute every month. In November we celebrated the virtue of Justice. This is one of the virtues that Jesus modeled through his words and deeds. ... Continue reading "November Virtue Recipients"
Please join us in congratulating our October Virtue Recipients for the virtue of Compassion.
VIRTUE OF THE MONTH: October
As part of York Region’s Character Community, the YCDSB celebrates a virtue or character attribute every month. In October we celebrated the virtue of compassion. In Luke’s Gospel we read, “Be compassionate as God is compassionate.” (Luke 6:17) Although we might first ... Continue reading "October – Virtue Recipients"
EQAO is offering a live webinar where they will present the results of the 2022-2023 Primary (Grade 3) and Junior (Grade 6) Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics. The session will also explain how Ontario’s large-scale assessments are administered. Parents will also learn about the latest research and resources available on eqao.com. The session is approximately 45 minutes, followed by a live Q&A with EQAO ... Continue reading "EQAO Webinar for Parents"
The York Catholic District School Board offers the opportunity for all grade four students to participate in a screening process for possible identification as a gifted student and participation in our Program for Academic and Creative Extension (PACE). The Screening Process for Entry into the PACE program is a three stage process.
Board-Wide Screening: will take place in Fall ... Continue reading "CCAT Testing"
This is a reminder at tomorrow Friday, September 22nd, will be our Staff Faith Day. Our staff will be engaged in various activities throughout the day which will explore this year’s theme, We Are Called to Love. Activities will include: a guest speaker, follow up discussion and group activity sessions in the afternoon. This theme is aligned with the Catholic Education ... Continue reading "Fri. Sept. 22, 2023 – P.A. Day"
Please join us for our 2023 Curriculum Night/Open House scheduled for Thursday, September 21st, 2023. We hope to see you there!
SMILE! Photo day is coming to SMW
Please note the following dates for school photos:
General School Photos – Monday, September 25th
Photo Retake Day – Thursday, November 2nd
As we begin this school year, it is important to address the use of personal electronics during school hours. Please know that if you are sending your child with a cell phone, it must remain off and invisible during the school hours. If you need to connect with your child during the school day, we ask that you call the school office. Also, if your ... Continue reading "Electronic Devices"
– St. Francis de Sales
February 12, 2024
Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,
I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.
My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"
York Catholic District School Board Director of Education Domenic Scuglia will retire after a 41-year career promoting equity, excellence and faith in two Canadian provinces.
“The Board of Trustees is grateful for Domenic Scuglia’s many contributions to the YCDSB, in particular for creating stability in our school board during the difficult days near the end of the pandemic,” said Chair of ... Continue reading "YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career"
— Starting Kindergarten is an exciting time in a young child’s life, filled with new experiences and opportunities to learn and grow. Kindergarten registration at the York Catholic District School Board begins on January 8th for the 2024-25 school year that begins in September, 2024. Children must be four years old by December 31, 2024 and born in 2020 to register in Junior Kindergarten, or ... Continue reading "Kindergarten Registration for September 2024 (Starting January 8, 2024)"