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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"
SBT will celebrate Catholic Education Week, beginning May 2nd. The students will engage in many activities that honour our Catholic Faith and focus on this year’s theme: Nurturing Hope
Ash Wednesday is a day of penitential prayer and fasting, which marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. We are entering a season of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday.
During February, we honour Black History, people in Canada celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and their communities who, throughout history, have done so much to make our country the culturally diverse, compassionate, and prosperous nation it is today. Join us and celebrate!
All students engaged in a week of thought provoking and informative activities about bullying and bully prevention. Students were encouraged to express their feelings and knowledge about the topic through creative art, poems and essay writing. The central messages: “Be kind every time” “treat your neighbour the way you want to be treated”, “I matter, you matter, we ALL matter.”
This fall, the York Catholic District School Board will host a series of virtual high school open houses for graduating elementary school students and their parents who will start secondary school next September. All Grade 8 students and their parents who reside ... Continue reading "Virtual Open Houses to be held for students entering High School next year"
The 21st Annual Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day is Thursday, October 21, 2021!
The York Catholic District School Board takes this opportunity to recognize and thanks its many Early Childhood Educators (ECEs), Child Care Workers and Early Years’ staff who work in our Kindergarten classes, schools, and affiliated child care centres.
YCDSB recognizes that years of research ... Continue reading "October 21st is Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day!"
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!"