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School News

Eric Walters Author Visit

Great news, SMD! Eric Walters, one of Canada’s most recognized and celebrated children and young adult authors, is coming to our school on the morning of Friday, May 17 and presenting to the primary and junior classes! Eric’s novels have won more than 100 awards, including eleven separate children’s choice awards. He is the only three-time winner of both the Ontario Library Association Silver Birch ... Continue reading "Eric Walters Author Visit"

Kindergarten Registration for September 2024

Kindergarten registration

St. Marguerite d’Youville C.E.S. offers Full Day Kindergarten for all of our Junior and Senior Kindergarten classes. Registration is now open. Please click on the link to access the YCDSB Registration Page. We look forward to working with your child in this exciting program.

– Junior Kindergarten (JK) children must be 4 years old by December ... Continue reading "Kindergarten Registration for September 2024"

Welcome to Kindergarten / First Impressions


St. Marguerite d’Youville will be hosting our annual Welcome to Kindergarten / First Impressions on Wednesday, May 22 in the afternoon (1:05 p.m. and 2:05 p.m.). Families who registered their child for the Kindergarten program, beginning September 2024, have already been notified by letter. This day is comprised of a 30 minute parent group information session, followed ... Continue reading "Welcome to Kindergarten / First Impressions"

Mother’s Day Tea – Monday, May 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Catholic School Council and St. Marguerite d’Youville are organizing Mother’s Day Tea on Monday, May 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We would like to cordially invite all mothers, motherly figures and students to join us for tea and treats! If you have not already done so, but plan to attend, please fill out the Google Form no later than Friday, ... Continue reading "Mother’s Day Tea – Monday, May 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m."

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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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