Year: 2023

Chocolate Fundraiser

Dear Pope Francis CES parents and students, 

It’s time to start our annual FUNDRAISER.  We are very fortunate to have a school community that supports our fundraising efforts.  Each year our fundraising efforts go to support many initiatives that include, Classroom Technology, school trips, special presentations and events and much more. Your support directly helps every student in the school.

See ... Continue reading "Chocolate Fundraiser"

Pope Francis New Land Acknowledgement

Here at Pope Francis Catholic Elementary School, we wanted to make our land acknowledgement more personal, heartfelt, and historically accurate.

Last year a small group of our Grade 8’s, along with Mr. Belvedere and Ms. Marrone, set out to write a land acknowledgement that is specific for the land we are currently learning and living on.

Our new Land Acknowledgement reads ... Continue reading "Pope Francis New Land Acknowledgement"

SafeArrival Information: Keeping Our Kids Safe


As we start a new school year, we hope you will take some time to review the SafeArrival information below. 

When your child is sick, we understand that informing their school can be easily forgotten. But when absent students are not reported and office staff are unable to contact their parent/guardian, schools must assume the child is lost ... Continue reading "SafeArrival Information: Keeping Our Kids Safe"

Celebrate Throughout the Year with the YCDSB

The days that we celebrate help us remember what is most important to us. 

But there are so many days to celebrate throughout the school year – faith days, holidays and social dedications – that it can be easy to lose track of them all. 

To help the entire York Catholic District School Board community celebrate together, we have ... Continue reading "Celebrate Throughout the Year with the YCDSB"