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February is Black History Month. It is a time for Canadians to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. It is also an opportunity to recognize historic and present forms of anti-Black racism in Ontario and challenge negative stereotypes and systems of oppression. ... Continue reading "Black History Month at St. Veronica CES"
As you know Bell Let’s Talk Day is today, Thursday January 28th. This is an opportunity to work in supporting the mental health and well-being of all students, every day, in thoughtful ways. It is also a time to acknowledge that many students are struggling with challenging emotions at this time, in response to the realities of the pandemic, associated public health restrictions, and other ... Continue reading "Mental Health Awareness at St. Veronica C.E.S."
Please be advised of the following changes to the mask wearing policy at all YCDSB Schools:
... Continue reading "Updated Mask Wearing Policy For The YCDSB"
- Students in Grades 1 to 12 will be required to wear a two-layer face mask is now recommended as per Provincial direction and York Region Public Health, as opposed to the previous recommendation of any kind of face covering. Parents/guardians will be
As your are aware the government of Ontario has mandated that our school be closed for in person instruction until February 11, 2021. During this extended time at home, we are aware of some of our families may find this challenging balancing work and their child’s education being delivered remotely. The YCDSB has links for all families to ... Continue reading "Mental Health Resources For Families"
On Friday, December 4th, the Gr. 1 to Gr. 6 students will have an opportunity to participate in a virtual field trip with Earth Rangers. The presentation has been shaped by Covid-19, and has been designed in a way that reflects the changed world we all now find ourselves in. This will not simply be a virtual version of an Earth Rangers live assembly; rather ... Continue reading "Earth Rangers Virtual Presentation/Field Trip"
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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