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Valentine’s Day & Ash Wednesday on the Same Day this Year

Valentine’s Day (February 14) falls on Ash Wednesday:  This year the Season of Lent begins on February 14th (Ash Wednesday).  It is the time of year when our Catholic Church observes our forty-day journey toward Easter and it is to be a solemn day. Mrs. Hastings class will be leading our school’s Ash Wednesday Liturgy and Fr. Dunstan will be distributing ashes to ... Continue reading "Valentine’s Day & Ash Wednesday on the Same Day this Year"

January 29-February 2 is Carnaval Week at St. Bernadette! 

January 29-February 2:  Carnaval Week will with French Fun!

January 29:  French Stunt Ventriloquist Performance- Master Ventriloquist Tim Holland attempts death defying stunts while arguing with himself. You can try to see if his lips are moving, but you’ll probably miss something funny or amazing. The Zany characters Tim brings to life always steal the show.  Tim has been professionally entertaining for almost ... Continue reading "January 29-February 2 is Carnaval Week at St. Bernadette! "

St. Bernadette is starting the Peer Leadership for Active Youth (PLAY) Program! 

St. Bernadette is starting the PLAY Program!  Students in grades 4-6 are encouraged to sign up to be PLAY Program Leaders.  The Peer Leadership for Active Youth (PLAY) Program is a whole school initiative that trains students in grades 4-6 as students leaders to lead children in K to grade 3 in fun recess games and activities.  PLAY Leaders will receive training and ... Continue reading "St. Bernadette is starting the Peer Leadership for Active Youth (PLAY) Program! "

Scholastic Book Fair at St. Bernadette January 22-26

January 22-26:  The Scholastic Book Fair is coming back to St. Bernadette in the Multi-Purpose Room!  Parents are welcome to visit the Book Fair during the following times:  Monday- 11-4pm; Tuesday- 9-3pm; Wednesday 9-4pm; Thursday 9-3:30pm.  (Book Fair closed daily from 12:05-1:40pm.)  We will have a Wireless Machine, so debit, and credit cards are accepted, as well as cash or cheques ... Continue reading "Scholastic Book Fair at St. Bernadette January 22-26"

Wishing You and Your Families a Merry Christmas!!

Christmas Spirit Week was so fun!  The students looked so adorable in their hats, sweaters, and pajamas.  Congratulations to the students who were recognized during the Virtue Assembly for demonstrating Hope!

Thank you to the entire school community for your Christmas wishes and thoughtful gifts!  As a staff we are very fortunate to belong to the St. Bernadette family!  I pray that we ... Continue reading "Wishing You and Your Families a Merry Christmas!!"

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Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education

“Never miss an opportunity to do good.”

– 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"

YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career

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"

Kindergarten Registration for September 2024 (Starting January 8, 2024)

— 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)"

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