Month: September 2023

Honouring Every Child’s Journey: Orange Shirt Day

September 30th is recognized as Orange Shirt Day in Canada and Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy proudly stands in solidarity with our Indigenous brothers and sisters across this land as we reflect on how we can take meaningful steps towards truth and reconciliation. Today, we join together to honour the resilience, strength and culture of Indigenous peoples, and to remember and reflect upon the lives ... Continue reading "Honouring Every Child’s Journey: Orange Shirt Day"

SafeArrival Information: Keeping Our Kids Safe


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"

Celebrate Throughout the Year with the YCDSB

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"

YCDSB’s New Multi-Year Strategic Plan

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"

Gr. 9 Orientation Day at Camp Robin Hood – Friday September 29, 2023

Friday September 29, 2023 is Gr. 9 Orienation Day at Camp Robin Hood. All Grade 9 students are invited to participate in a full day of fun outdoor activities and team & community building. There will be no Gr. 9 classes that day. The cost for the event is $30 and will include transportation, all activities and lunch. Parents/guardians are asked to please submit payment, ... Continue reading "Gr. 9 Orientation Day at Camp Robin Hood – Friday September 29, 2023"