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Dear St. Bernadette Families,
Another week has quickly passed and we are in the midst of the beauty of the autumn season. Here is a Thanksgiving Prayer families can share over the weekend.
The last day to send in non-perishable items for the Georgina Food Bank will be Tuesday, October 12th. Ms. DiTrani’s Grade 4/5 and Ms. Quagliara’s Grade ... Continue reading "Happy Thanksgiving"
Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.I will
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"
Dear Parents and Guardians,
We are delighted to share our St. Bernadette virtual site. This site is intended to share information regarding what is happening inside St. Bernadette school. Take a peek inside the building and see the wonderful learning that is taking place this year.
Please be reminded that our first Catholic School Council virtual ... Continue reading "SBE Google Site"
Dear Parents and Guardians,
The purpose of the Catholic School Council is to help to improve student achievement and well-being as well as enhance the accountability of the education system to parents. School Councils are advisory organizations and the primary means of achieving their purpose is by making recommendations to the principal of the school and to the school board for the benefit ... Continue reading "Catholic School Council Information"
It is hard to believe that the school year is almost coming to an end. It has been unprecedented and I pray that September will bring a much more normalized start to our school year.
This week, our staff are preparing for the year-end by organizing and cleaning up their classrooms.
Next Tuesday, June 22nd and Wednesday, June 23rd in ... Continue reading "Year End Update"
World Teachers’ Day is held annually on October 5th to celebrate all teachers around the world. Our York Catholic schools, as well as those right across the globe have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The support of teachers is essential to the worldwide recovery and that is why the theme for this year’s World Teachers Day is, “Teachers at the heart of ... Continue reading "Today is World Teachers’ Day!"
The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Colin Archbell, Department Head of Canadian and World Studies at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Academy in Keswick for earning the Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queens University.
Archbell received the award as part of Queens University’s Class ... Continue reading "Keswick Teacher Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by Queen’s University"
The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and work throughout the 2021-2022 school year.