Category: General

Orange Shirt Day: September 29th

On Friday September 29th, we will recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, known as Orange Shirt Day.  All Canadians are invited to wear an orange shirt to honour Indigenous people and to show a commitment to the idea that every child matters.  This is a time for remembering — to recall Canada’s Residential Schools and their sad effects on Indigenous families and cultures.  It ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day: September 29th"

Rowan’s Law Day at Holy Name: Wed.Sept.27th

Wednesday September 27th, Students and staff will be recognizing Rowan’s Law Day. Rowan’s Law was named for Rowan Stringer, a high school rugby player from Ottawa, who died in the spring of 2013 from a condition known as second impact syndrome (swelling of the brain caused by a subsequent injury that occurred before a previous injury healed). Rowan is believed to have experienced three concussions ... Continue reading "Rowan’s Law Day at Holy Name: Wed.Sept.27th"

Photo Day: Wednesday October 4th

Our school Photo Day will be on Wednesday, October 4th, 2023. Class group photos and individual photos will be taken on this day. Proof cards will be delivered to the school 3-5 after and will include all ordering information. Picture Re-Take Day is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14th.



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 (HEAD LICE)"