Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.I will
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"
Our York Catholic High Schools are looking forward to welcoming Grade 8 students to their upcoming High School Information Nights taking place this Fall.
The High School Information Night provides students and their parents with a chance to tour the high school facility, learn about the various programs and options available to them, and meet current staff and students who can ... Continue reading "High School Information Night For Parents / Guardians of Grade 8 students"
Parents are advised that the Board has passed a new concussion policy and protocol which can be viewed on the Board’s website. Simply stated, a child suspected of a concussion will not be allowed to return to “play” until he/she has been cleared by a physician to do so. Paperwork informing the parents and guardians of their responsibilities will be sent home every time a ... Continue reading "Concussion Protocol"
The policy dealing with students who have asthma has changed. In accordance with the Act to Protect Pupils with Asthma (Ryan’s Law : Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools, 2015) the Board approved a new policy #206: Protection of Students with Asthma at its June 21st Board Meeting. The York Catholic District School Board recognizes that there are some students within the school ... Continue reading "New Asthma Policy"
Please be aware that a member of our school community has a severe allergy to tree nuts. Even though all of our schools are nut-safe, we sometimes let our guard down or forget that members of our school community have life-threatening allergies. The specific allergy in this case is to tree nuts. A snack package that has the symbol linked to this news item does ... Continue reading "Members Of Our School Community With Severe Allergies"