Both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day take place on September 30.
Orange Shirt Day is an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day intended to raise awareness of the individual, family and community inter-generational impacts of residential schools, and to promote the concept of “Every Child Matters”. The orange shirt is a symbol of the stripping away of culture, freedom ... Continue reading "National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023"
“I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything, even the smallest things, for the greater glory of God.”
– St. Dominic Savio –
The Guardian Angels CES Catholic School Council is a group of hardworking parents/guardians with an interest to support the school community just like you! Working alongside the parents/guardians are a ... Continue reading "GNA’s Catholic School Council"
The week of September 25 – 29, 2023 has been designated as “Safety Awareness Week” for the YCDSB. During this week, we will be rehearsing a variety of emergency school procedures to acquaint students and staff with the precautionary steps to take, in the event of such things as a warning of severe weather, or an intruder. In addition, throughout the year we will hold ... Continue reading "Safety Awareness Week – Sept. 25th -29th"
The York Catholic District School Board proudly presents its Director’s Annual Report for the 2021-2022 school year. The YCDSB is proud of its continued commitment to student success and academic excellence guided by Catholic virtues.
Please join us for an informative evening with Mr. Paul Davis in the Guardian Angels gym on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. He will be reviewing privacy, online safety, Snapchat, Tik Tok, digital trails, cyberbullying, and image sharing. As technology is constantly evolving and changing, this helpful presentation will assist us in protecting children and teens online.
Computer Science Education Week takes place from December 5th to 9th. The Hour of Code occurs each year during Computer Science Education week and has become a worldwide initiative to celebrate computer science. . Hour of Code is one initiative that will help provide students an opportunity to be inspired to create through coding. Mrs. Mazza, our teacher librarian, will be continuing coding activities in ... Continue reading "Computer Education Week at GNA"
Please join us in the Guardian Angels gymnasium on Friday, December 2, 2022, anytime between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. for a Merry and Bright Christmas evening of crafts, Santa, songs, and more. Thank you to our Catholic School Council for hosting this wonderful event. Hope to see you there!
It’s December, a class contest is being held. The class that has the highest active /sustainable school travel rate during the month of December will be awarded a pizza party. The contest runs from Dec 1 – Dec 22. What does this mean? It means all students are encouraged to walk, bike, scooter, skateboard or ride the bus to and from school as often as ... Continue reading "Active School Travel Challenge"
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"
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"
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"