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Dear Parents and Guardians:
During the week of May 2 to May 7, 2021, the York Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society those fundamental values that underpin Catholic education.
The theme for this year’s Catholic ... Continue reading "Catholic Education Week: May 2-7, 2021 at OLR"
Dear OLR Families:
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Traditionally in May, OLR holds its annual Family Fitness Night. Last year, we encouraged families to submit videos or photos to our Family Fitness Challenge. This year we are going to make it a month long challenge. The classroom teachers will be posting 2 calendars in their Google Classrooms for May. One ... Continue reading "OLR Family Fitness Challenge in May!"
Please see our OLR CES April 2021 Newsletter.
Dear OLR Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
The York Catholic District School Board is a proud supporter of ShareLife and has designated April 6 – 9, 2021 as ShareLife Week. ShareLife is the official charitable arm of the Archdiocese of Toronto, raising funds to support more than 40 Catholic agencies and grant recipients serving the poor and marginalized in the Archdiocese of Toronto and beyond. ShareLife-funded agencies ... Continue reading "ShareLife Week at OLR!"
Dear OLR families:
Please note the following information regarding masses and upcoming Holy Week services at St. JW Parish.
Please register for all Masses and church events online at: https://stjw.eventbrite.ca St. Joseph the Worker, Thornhill.
If you cannot register online, please call the office at 905-660-1253.
Lenten Confessions will be heard
- Connect with nature to nurture your inner happiness
- Go for a family walk
- Remain positive, you are resilient
Visit the School Mental Health Ontario site for self-care tips.
Healthy eating looks different for everyone. During this season of Lent, let us remember to share what we have with others and do acts of charity.
Last year, with the proclamation of Bill 178, the Black Mental Health Day Act (2020) helped set the stage for all to learn and understand more about the impact of systemic racism. We need to work together to enact meaningful systemic change that will better support Black children and youth and address the historical impact of bias, discrimination and trauma on their mental health and ... Continue reading "March 1st is Black Mental Health Day"