York Region Public Health continues to provide the guidelines for safe school attendance and in school safety practices. They have provided all families in York Region with a tip sheet that you can use if your child has developed any symptoms.
WHAT IS ORANGE SHIRT DAY? Orange Shirt Day was inspired by the experience and story of Phyllis Webstad whose shiny new orange shirt was taken away on her first day of residential school. Her story and Orange Shirt Day has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all aspects of residential schools happening annually.
HOW CAN WE SUPPORT ORANGE SHIRT DAY? Orange ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day – September 30, 2020"
As our students gradually return to school, they are learning about new safety measures that we have in place in our building. Words and phrases like “physical distancing”, “stay in your lane”, “follow the arrows”, “sanitize your hands”, and “don and doff your mask” will become commonplace, as they learn to navigate the environment. Teachers are working diligently and creatively to engage the students to ... Continue reading "We’re back!"
Welcome back to Guardian Angels Catholic Elementary School. To our new families, we are excited to have you join our community of learners. We will be welcoming our students a little differently this year, with staggered start dates as follows:
Thursday, September 10th– Grades 1, 2, and 3 starts and continue every day thereafter
Friday, September 11th ... Continue reading "Welcome back! We Missed You!"
I will stand up for what I know is right and just.
I will face challenges, fears and difficulties with fortitude.
I will take responsibility for reaching my potential.
Recent events in Canada and the United States have ignited discussion and action focused on the experiences of anti-Black racism. The work needed to dismantle anti-Black racism is complicated, and differentiated depending on our own identities. It will require us to be committed to supporting each other and holding each other accountable.