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Cookie Dough Fundraiser

St. Brendan’s Catholic School Council is excited to announce the fall Cookie Dough Fundraiser from November 14th to November 29th, 2022.  Funds raised will go towards guest speakers, curriculum focused programs and school activities/initiatives such as literacy, numeracy, technology, equity, and mental well being to support all SBN students.

All ordering will be online and all payments will be made through ... Continue reading "Cookie Dough Fundraiser"

Holocaust Presentation

On November 22, 2022, the grades 6 – 8 students will learn about the experiences of Myrna Sandler, a Holocaust survivor from Poland.  Myrna’s history is presented by her niece Francine and her nephew Joshua. It is also their father Ben’s story.  Their presentation also includes an interview with the granddaughter of the family who helped to hide Myrna’s family during the Nazi invasion of ... Continue reading "Holocaust Presentation"

Be A Guiding Light Week

The week of November 14 – 18, 2022 is “Be A Guiding Light Week” at St. Brendan.  The week is filled with many activities and workshops for the students to participate in to help foster kindness, leadership, and positive mental health.  A workshop for the Junior and Intermediate students will be run by X Movement.  In addition, the Primary students will participate in a workshop ... Continue reading "Be A Guiding Light Week"

Progress Reports

On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 (after 4:00 PM), the electronic version of students’ Progress Reports will be available via the Parent Portal.  Parents are encouraged to sign-on to the Parent Portal in advance to ensure your username and password will allow access.  An email was sent to all the SBN families with directions to access the Parent Portal.

Parent-Teacher interviews will ... Continue reading "Progress Reports"

Synchronous Virtual Learning

As communicated by the York Catholic District School Board, starting Monday November 7, 2022, schools will be closed to students.  Schools will move to synchronous virtual learning.

Students should have received instructions from their teachers on how to join their virtual classrooms.

The Board will continue to provide updates to families  via email, the YCDSB website and YCDSB Twitter account. ... Continue reading "Synchronous Virtual Learning"

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Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB

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As a part of the Province of Ontario’s efforts to support learning recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding has been allocated to our schools to implement tutoring support programs in literacy, numeracy and foundational learning skills.

Schools are developing and offering programs to provide students tutoring opportunities during a variety of time slots and formats to meet the learning needs of ... Continue reading "Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB"

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"

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