Month: September 2016

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month

Throughout October the Learning Disabilities Associations of Ontario will be marking LD Awareness month. In York Region the key event will be their 40th Anniversary Event taking place on September 26th 2016. However this month long effort is about more than events, rather it is about raising awareness and reducing stigma to allow people to get the supports they need to reach their potential. ... Continue reading "October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month"

HNE welcomes Anthony McLean and Gerry Mitchell

Holy Name CES welcomes Anthony McLean, Friday Sept. 23 at 11 am. to speak to our gr. 4-8 students. His performance focuses on delivering a message of Empathy, Inclusivity, and Respect.

Following the AM presentation we welcome Gerry Mitchell; musician and song writer of children’s music, who will be performing her “Do RESPECT” ... Continue reading "HNE welcomes Anthony McLean and Gerry Mitchell"

Pediculosis – Lice

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes concerns related to pediculosis (head lice) at the school and community level.  Pediculosis (head lice) are not a public hazard, as they do not cause illness, but they are a nuisance.  To prevent pediculosis (head lice) from becoming a problem at our school we all need to work together.  Please check your child’s head on a regular basis ... Continue reading "Pediculosis – Lice"

Policy 206-Protection of Students with Asthma

In accordance with the Act to Protect Pupils with Asthma (Ryan’s Law : Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools, 2015) the Board approved a new policy #206: Protection of Students with Asthma at its June 21st Board Meeting. The York Catholic District School Board recognizes that there are some students within the school system who have a diagnosis of asthma which could be ... Continue reading "Policy 206-Protection of Students with Asthma"