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School News

September 28 is Terry Fox Day at St. Bernadette!!

St. Bernadette supports the Terry Fox Run!    On Thursday, September 28, students are invited to wear red and white to support our Canadian hero.  Students will be walking, jogging or running a supervised route around our school.  Students are encouraged to support this worthwhile cause.


Curriculum Night/Open House on Wednesday, September 20, 6:30-7:30pm

Dear Families of St. Bernadette CES,

Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year!  The staff and I are excited to open our doors to 240 students this year.

 We look forward to another wonderful year building partnerships between school, home and parish, as well as meeting you at our upcoming Curriculum Night on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:30 –7:30 pm.  Please come ... Continue reading "Curriculum Night/Open House on Wednesday, September 20, 6:30-7:30pm"

Orange Shirt Day is September 29 at St. Bernadette

Orange Shirt Day (September 30th) is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada and learn more about the history of those schools. September 30th falls during the time of year when Indigenous children were taken away to residential school.

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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"

YCDSB’s New Multi-Year Strategic Plan

The York Catholic District School Board’s new Multi-Year Strategic Plan (MYSP) was created with the support of our community. It will guide our Board from 2023-2028 by defining our Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Commitments. This strategic plan sets priorities that will ensure the YCDSB remains one of the top-performing school boards in Ontario.

To learn more about the YCDSB’s new ... Continue reading "YCDSB’s New Multi-Year Strategic Plan"

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