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STEM MINDS AND YOUTH CULTURE INC. are providing equal opportunity for students across Ontario to learn in=demand skills Open to students age 15+ and teachers who wish to register for use in the classroom. Students will have FREE ACCESS for 1 YEAR from the date of registration. Some of the courses being offered are:

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Newsletter: From the PhysEd Department

We are Back and Couldn’t Be Happier!

The 2021/2022 school year is off to a very exciting start. Priding ourselves in being an active, vibrant, and inclusive physical education department, we have much to celebrate early this year. At the forefront of those celebrations is in-person learning and the beauty of the school community. We are so happy to be back!

 Fall Athletics ... Continue reading "Newsletter: From the PhysEd Department"

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) 2021-2022

  • This year, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) will be offering the computer-based online OSSLT to eligible students across the province. OSSLT results do not count toward students’ grades, but successful completion of the test is one of the requirements to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
  • The Ministry of Education has waived the literacy graduation requirement for all Grade
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SJA NEWS From The Special Education Department

The Student Services department is almost back in full swing! The Functional Life Skills and Social Communication programs have students participating in food labs, baking Halloween treats, community walks to Maple Bakery, Fresh Juice House, etc. Also, our Pathways to Employability Program (PEP)  is also up and running with students receiving transit training to and from work at Kelsey’s.

Students, both remote and ... Continue reading "SJA NEWS From The Special Education Department"

Advanced Placement Program (AP) @ St. Joan of Arc CHS

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”Thomas Edison

The Advanced Placement Program was added to St. Joan of Arc’s already broad spectrum of programming options in September 2016. The Advanced Placement Program (AP) is a highly academic international program. The curriculum is written by university professors and the program is administered by the College Board in the United States. Successful completion ... Continue reading "Advanced Placement Program (AP) @ St. Joan of Arc CHS"

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York Catholic Remembers…

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the poppy as the official symbol of Remembrance in Canada

On November 11th the York Catholic District School Board will pay tribute to fallen Canadian veterans and all those who serve our country as a member of the Canadian Forces, past and present. Schools across the region will mark Remembrance Day with tributes and special events ... Continue reading "York Catholic Remembers…"

Virtual Open Houses to be held for students entering High School next year

Grade 8 families are invited to get to know their local high school, explore innovative programs and options offered in York Catholic schools

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"

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