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Today is Truth and Reconciliation Day. St. Francis Xavier Students demonstrated their commitment to change by observing Orange Shirt day. Students engaged in an assembly on Thursday presented by Ms. Toffoli and her Grade 4/5 F/I students to educate us about why we wear an orange shirt. Students also took the time to tie an orange ribbon to the fences surrounding the school to show ... Continue reading "Truth and Reconciliation Day – Orange Shirt Day"
St. Francis Xavier will be having their first Catholic School Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 5th at 6:30 pm in the library. This is a great opportunity for parents to get involved in the school. All parents are welcome to attend.
On Friday, September 30th, our Grade 2 and 3 students attended their first trip of the year to Markham Fair. What a fabulous day they had for the trip.
This coming week, students at St. Francis Xavier will be involved in our Thanksgiving Food Drive supporting the Markham Food Bank. Thank you for your generosity.
This coming week our students at St. Francis Xavier will be participating in Safety Awareness Week. Students will be engaged in learning and practicing important safety drills.
The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and work throughout the 2022-2023 school year.
... Continue reading "It’s time to double check your School Support Designation!"
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Reading Rainbow live-streamed readings are back!
Thanks to the Reading Rainbow Team, all York Catholic elementary schools are once again invited to participate in a live-streamed book reading event in celebration of Black Heritage Month.
On February 24th, student leaders from St. Joan of Arc CHS in Maple, St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS in Richmond Hill and Father Michael ... Continue reading "Black Heritage Month – Reading Rainbow Live Stream Event"