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Thank you to Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whitely, award winning Canadian jazz and blues vocalist and musician duo for visiting with OLR students virtually on Friday, February 19, 2021 and sharing their stories of lesser known Canadian heroes and heroines and the realities of integration schools during Black History Month!
The schedule for St. Joseph the Worker Parish’s Ash Wednesday services on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 can be found on their updated website at https://www.stjwparish.com/special-mass-schedules/ocrv7zn8ykzgmo7sqb2hh24rkryca8
Specifically, there will be:
- A Live Stream Mass at 9 am
Please note ... Continue reading "Ash Wednesday Prayer Services at OLR"
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Please review the latest Parent letter- School Reopening Update – Changes Required for February 16th, 2021, which was just sent by the YCDSB Director’s Office today, February 12, 2021.
Parent Letter – School Reopening Update – Changes required for February 16.pdf ... Continue reading "UPDATE: YCDSB Schools Reopening February 16, 2021."
Dear OLR families:
This is an important message from the YCDSB Pathways and Programs department.
Thank you so very much for your support and the success of our previous Pathways Sessions and would like to let you know that we have added a new session not included in previous communications:
Although one month falls short of recognizing and celebrating the myriad of accomplishments and contributions that North Americans of African heritage past and present have made in the fields of science and medicine, literature, the arts, politics, human and civil rights, athletics and fashion, to name a few, Our Lady of the Rosary would like to honour the importance of Black History Month during... Continue reading "OLR Celebrates Black History Month!"
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"
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