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School News

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"

Family Bingo Night

The St. Mary of the Angels Catholic School Council is excited to host our first annual Family Bingo Night! Order form envelopes were sent home with the eldest child per family on Friday, January 26, 2024. Parents are kindly asked to fill in all sections of the order form and enclose exact cash or cheque (payable to St.Mary of the Angels) in the envelope provided. ... Continue reading "Family Bingo Night"

St. Mary of the Angel’s FDK & Primary Christmas Concert

Dear Parents & Guardians,

All Kindergarten and Primary parents are invited to our FDK & Primary Christmas Concert on Friday, December 15, 2023. Preparations are well underway and we cannot wait for you to see what our students have planned.  The concert will take place from 1:00 – 2:30  p.m. in our gymnasium. Doors will open to parents at 12:30 p.m.  Parents who ... Continue reading "St. Mary of the Angel’s FDK & Primary Christmas Concert"

SAVE THE DATE!! SMS Christmas Market December 6, 2023

Dear Parents & Guardians,

Our Catholic School Council is hosting the SMS Christmas Market on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Come celebrate the joy of the Holiday Season, visit our unique vendors, take photos with Santa, decorate ornaments, and listen to Christmas stories. We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education

“Never miss an opportunity to do good.”

– St. Francis de Sales

February 12, 2024

Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,

I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.

My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"

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