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Annual Writing Contest – A Huge Success!

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, 125 students participated in the awards ceremony for the English/Moderns Department’s Annual Writing Contest. All entrants received participation certificates and each category was celebrated with honourable mentions and winners.  Congratulations to all participants and award recipients.  A special congratulations goes to Sophie Morgan for winning the award for Best Overall submission.  Sophie’s name will be added to the Writing Contest ... Continue reading "Annual Writing Contest – A Huge Success!"

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Student Council Elections

Attention all students.  If you are interested in running for Student Council for the 2017/2018 school year, please fill out the application form. As a potential student leader at Jean Vanier CHS, it is very important that you have represented, and will continue to represent, our school well.  This is of the greatest importance to the selection committee.

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Parenting Through the Storm

Parents, on May 30th, 2017 at 7pm, Jean Vanier CHS will be hosting a speaking engagement by Ann Douglas, author of Parenting Through the Storm, on the topic of Big Picture Parenting.  See flyer for more information.

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*NEW* Student Portal

Dear Students,

We would like to take this opportunity to share with you the release of the York Catholic District School Board’s Maplewood Student Portal for Jean Vanier CHS students. The Student Portal website provides access to view your student contact information, attendance, timetable, report card marks and comments, and transcript information online.

Use the following web site address to access ... Continue reading "*NEW* Student Portal"

Let’s Cook! Take the pledge to cook more often with fresh ingredients

Let’s Cook! It keeps you healthy and independent, connects you with your family and friends, saves you time and money, and helps the environment.

Take the pledge

Pledge now to cook more often with fresh ingredients. By pledging, you will receive delicious, healthy recipes and tips to stay inspired twice a month, straight to your inbox. Everyone ... Continue reading "Let’s Cook! Take the pledge to cook more often with fresh ingredients"

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Indigenous Education Survey

The Ministry of Education is committed to improving Indigenous education in Ontario, improving student achievement and well-being, and closing the achievement gap between Indigenous students and all students. In 2007, the Ontario Ministry of Education launched the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework (the Framework). The Framework guides the Ministry of Education, school boards and schools as ... Continue reading "Indigenous Education Survey"

The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation

The Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) would like to hear from all stakeholders in the YCDSB community about Catholic education in Ontario! “Renewing the Promise” is a dialogue to solicit your input about Catholic education in Ontario and will help guide the work of ICE for the future.

Our YCDSB teachers, staff, parents and students play a very important part of this dialogue ... Continue reading "The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation"

Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee

York District Catholic School Board Seeks 2 Volunteer Community Members to Serve on its Audit Committee

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking 2 community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee for a 3-year term effective April 1, 2017.

The Audit Committee is comprised of 3 trustees and 2 independent members drawn from the community ... Continue reading "Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee"

Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program

The York Catholic District School Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan identifies four commitments to our stakeholders.  They include: the Integration of Catholic Faith, the Continuous Improvement of Student Achievement, the Effective Use of Our Resources and Engaging Our Communities. Faced with increasing financial restraints, these commitments continue to guide the Board’s decision-making on new investments and areas for cost reductions.

During the spring 2016 ... Continue reading "Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program"

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