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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"

Amendments to Enrolment Cap at Pope Francis CES

Dear Pope Francis Families and Registrants, 

The purpose of this letter is to provide the Pope Francis CES community with information regarding recent amendments to the enrolment cap at Pope Francis CES, and to provide families information regarding a new SK-Grade 8 entry process for the 2023/24 school year.

At the Monthly Board meeting on February 28, 2023, Trustees ... Continue reading "Amendments to Enrolment Cap at Pope Francis CES"

October Special Education Update

Parents are invited to explore the following links to further support learning at home.

Voila Learning: Students registered with YCDSB have access to online teachers to assist them with French, English and Math homework from Monday to Thursday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (EST) free of charge.  Voilà Learning has prepared a parent letter, explaining the registration process via ... Continue reading "October Special Education Update"

Child Care

Before & After School Extended Day Program Information 2022-2023

Operator Fun on the Run

Ages of Children Eligible for the Programs Kindergarten: 3.8 years to 5 School Age: 6 years to 12 years

Operating Hours 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Contact Information Tel: 905-265-7458 Melissa ... Continue reading "Child Care"

Dress Code Update

As part of our commitment and process to our students the dress code was reviewed this year. Please find attached an updated copy of the current dress code for PFCES. Our school dress code colours continue to be White and Blue. We will always enforce our school dress code on site, and encourage all parents to do the same with our students.