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School News

Summer Blessings!

On behalf of all the staff at OLHC, we wish all our students and their families a fun, safe and restful summer break! May your days be filled with sunshine, laughter and the good company of family and friends.

We are excited to welcome back all our students on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2024. Further information regarding first day procedures and pertinent start-up information ... Continue reading "Summer Blessings!"

OLHC Weekly Updates: 2024-2025 School Year

We are pleased to be sharing the OLHC Weekly Updates for the 2024-2025 school year! The Weekly Update will be sent to families via email each week, with a schedule of upcoming events, important reminders and informational items, and useful links for parents/guardians to easily access in one convenient location. They are also easily accessible on our website by clicking the blue tab ... Continue reading "OLHC Weekly Updates: 2024-2025 School Year"

Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities at the elementary level on Friday, June 28, 2024.

Friday, June 28, 2024 Staff are engaged in closing operations for the end of term.

OLHC Feast Day Mass

All OLHC families are invited to join us in prayer as we gather as a school community to celebrate the feast day of Our Lady Help of Christians. The mass will be celebrated by Fr. Jojo Kachapilly, and will take place on Friday, May, 24th at 10:15 a.m. at the school.  We look forward to this special liturgical celebration, and hope you will join us. ... Continue reading "OLHC Feast Day Mass"

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"

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York Catholic to accept registrations for elementary students during the summer

York Catholic to accept registrations for elementary students during the summer
Elementary Student Registrations

The York Catholic District School Board, which is one of the top-performing school boards in the province, welcomes New and Returning Students for the 2024-2025 school year!  Registrations for students entering elementary school, as well as assessments for secondary students who are new to Canada, will take place at the Board’s head office, the Catholic Education Centre during the summer.

... Continue reading "York Catholic to accept registrations for elementary students during the summer"

Help Us Hire a New Director of Education

Help Us Hire a New Director of Education

“Where there is no guidance, a nation falls, but in an abundance of counsellors there is safety.” –Proverbs 11:14

The connection of home, school, and parish is what makes Catholic education unique. This connection recognizes that the community matters and that everyone benefits when the community is involved in our schools.

With this in mind, the York ... Continue reading "Help Us Hire a New Director of Education"

Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families,

Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced that we are joining the lawsuit against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok for disruption to student learning and the education system.  We, alongside ten other Ontario schools and boards, allege that these companies have negligently designed and marketed addictive products that have disrupted our board’s ... Continue reading "Social Media Litigation"

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