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Lenten Food Drive

As we continue on our Lenten journey, we are reminded of our many blessings.  In that light, the community of St Paul CES will once again be partnering with the Newmarket Food Pantry to assist families in need in our community during this season of Lent.  Food Banks and Food Pantries across York Region are continuing to support thousands of families per month.  ... Continue reading "Lenten Food Drive"

Graduation Picture Day

Our Grade 8 students will be having their Graduation composite and individual pictures taken on Friday March 24th at 9:30 am.  Students are recommended to wear a collared white shirt or a collared shirt and most definitely bring their SMILE!

Continuing Education Elementary Summer 2023 Program Registration Is Open

Are you looking for high-quality educational summer programs for your child during the month of July?

The YCDSB Continuing Education Department is pleased to announce our elementary program registration is open.  Visit to register.

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Girls Intermediate Basketball Team

A huge congratulations to our intermediate girls basketball team who dominated and won their tournament yesterday in Newmarket.  A special thank you to our coach Mr. Ottaway and the team players which we are all SO proud of!

We wish our team the best of luck as they move on to the next round!  Go Panthers!

World Down Syndrome Day

On Tuesday, March 21st, we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by advocating for the rights, inclusion and well-being of people with Down Syndrome around the world.

Students are encouraged to wear mismatched socks on March 21st as part of a world-wide theme for loving differences.   Announcements and activities will help mark this week/day.

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2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is committed to the effective and efficient management of resources. Our goal is to ensure fiscal accountability while minimizing impacts on our classrooms and continuing to support student success and well-being in a Catholic learning environment. 

To better inform our financial planning, we hope you will  tell us your priorities for the 2023-2024 school year budget. ... Continue reading "2023-24 YCDSB Budget Survey"

Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

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November 16, 2022


Dear Families of the York Catholic District School Board,

Earlier today CUPE served notice that they could resume their job action as soon as Monday, November 21, 2022.

In the event of a strike, York Catholic DSB will move to synchronous virtual learning on Monday. Schools will maintain their regular daily learning schedules. St. ... Continue reading "Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21"

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

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 2022-2023 school year.

... Continue reading "COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures"

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