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School News


Families are invited either April 23 or 24 to participate in Family Movie Night.  The movie will begin approximately at 6:30 p.m. Our movie selection for the evening is Sherlock Gnomes (2018). The cost of the evening is $5, which includes a bag of popcorn and a bottle of water. Other snack items such as chips and beverages will also be available for sale that ... Continue reading "FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT"


The Catholic School Council Fundraiser is underway and will run until April 15th.   We are asking students to ask friends and family to help support our school initiatives by making a monetary donation. Please see the attachment for more information.  We thank you in advance for your support. 

Please see the attachment for important information regarding the new hot lunch term for Ciao ... Continue reading "CSC UPCOMING INITIATIVES AND EVENTS"


 The week of April 15th to April 19th will be a Dress Down Week. We are collecting donations for Vaughan in Motion during this week. We are inviting students to donate $1.00 a day for dressing down.  The school that raises the most pledged monies measured on a per student basis, wins:· $1,000. * Of Musical Instruments donated by Arcadia Academy of Music.· *minimum raised ... Continue reading "VAUGHAN IN MOTION"

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Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families,

Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced that we are joining the lawsuit against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok for disruption to student learning and the education system.  We, alongside ten other Ontario schools and boards, allege that these companies have negligently designed and marketed addictive products that have disrupted our board’s ... Continue reading "Social Media Litigation"

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

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