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November Virtue Recipients

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"

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October – 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"

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EQAO Webinar for Parents

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"

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September Virtue Recipients

Please join us in congratulating our September Virtue Recipients for the virtue of Courage.

VIRTUE OF THE MONTH: September

As part of York Region’s Character Community, the YCDSB celebrates a virtue or character attribute every month. This month we celebrate one of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit:  COURAGE.  We celebrate the courage students may need to trust themselves ... Continue reading "September Virtue Recipients"

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Friday Oct 6 – “Wear Purple”

Friday Oct 6 – “Wear Purple”

Rett syndrome is a rare genetic neurological disorder that occurs almost exclusively in girls, more rarely in boys, and leads to severe impairments, affecting nearly every aspect of the child’s life: their ability to speak, walk, eat, and even breathe easily. 

Let’s all acknowledge and learn a little more about Rett Syndrome this month! ... Continue reading "Friday Oct 6 – “Wear Purple”"

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Terry Fox School Walk – September 21

Terry Fox School Walk – September 21 

St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School is proud to once again be participating in the Terry Fox School Walk on Thursday September 21st, 2023. This event will support cancer research while also building incredible school spirit for our students.  Let’s show the great strength and resiliency of our school community with your support of one of our greatest Canadian ... Continue reading "Terry Fox School Walk – September 21"

Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 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, June 28, 2024.

Friday, June 28, 2024 Staff are engaged in closing operations for the end of term.

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"