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School News

2023/2024 Doorkeeper Society

This was the inaugural year of the St. Brother Andre CHS Doorkeeper Society! Each semester, homeroom teachers nominated a student in their class who has displayed some form of positive spirit, quiet leadership or Catholic values.  Additional attributes teachers were asked to consider, as a connection to our patron saint, St. Andre Bessette included:

  • A positive, optimistic attitude

... Continue reading "2023/2024 Doorkeeper Society"

Canadian Adult Education Credential (CAEC)

On August 2, 2023, the Ministry of Education announced the end  of the General Educational Development (GED)® test,  as of May 2024, and that information on possible future opportunities would be provided in the future.

Ontario has been working with other jurisdictions across Canada for the past year to create the Canadian Adult Education Credential (CAEC) (www.caec-ccea.ca). This new ... Continue reading "Canadian Adult Education Credential (CAEC)"

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Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families,

Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced that we are joining the lawsuit against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok for disruption to student learning and the education system.  We, alongside ten other Ontario schools and boards, allege that these companies have negligently designed and marketed addictive products that have disrupted our board’s ... Continue reading "Social Media Litigation"

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

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