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Triple P positive Parenting Program

GSD parents are invited to join OLGC and surrounding schools for the Positive Parenting Program seminars which are a series of three workshops for parents of children ages 0-12. Offering easy to understand and practical strategies, Triple P seminars are a great tool to help families navigate many challenging parenting situations.

When: January 18, 2023: Power of Positive Parenting, February 8, 2023: Raising ... Continue reading "Triple P positive Parenting Program"

French Immersion: SK Students Can Apply Now

The York Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce that the application process for the Regional French Immersion Program is currently underway for the 2023-2024 school year. Good Shepherd SK students are invited to apply for admission into the French Immersion Program at St. Elizabeth Seton CES for grade 1. Applications for grade 1 will continue to be accepted until January 20, 2023. Please ... Continue reading "French Immersion: SK Students Can Apply Now"

Dress For Winter Play

December to March are the coldest months in Canada. Layers under a winter coat plus snow pants are great. All primary students need snow pants in order to play on the field during winter months. Please also include extra mitts, socks, and a hat in your child’s knapsack. An extra set of clothing for younger students is also a good idea.  Students always need to ... Continue reading "Dress For Winter Play"

Christmas Spirit Week

We would like to encourage the spirit of Christmas by dedicating some fun themed dress-up dates for the following days:

  • Mon., Dec. 19: Advent Colour Day (Pink, Purple, White, &/or Green)
  • Tues., Dec. 20: Christmas or Winter Pyjama Day
  • Wed., Dec. 21: Christmas Hat/Headwear or Christmas Colours Day
  • Thurs., Dec. 22: Christmas Accessories or Christmas Colours
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Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21

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November 16, 2022


Dear Families of the York Catholic District School Board,

Earlier today CUPE served notice that they could resume their job action as soon as Monday, November 21, 2022.

In the event of a strike, York Catholic DSB will move to synchronous virtual learning on Monday. Schools will maintain their regular daily learning schedules. St. ... Continue reading "Update re: Possible Strike on Monday, Nov. 21"

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and work throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

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YCDSB 3rd Annual “Nurturing Hope” Spring Food Drive

Benefitting Vulnerable Children & Families Across York Region: March 29 – April 8, 2022


Pope Francis asks us: “When we meet a person truly in need, do we see the face of God?”  

These inspiring words speak to the power of giving, reflection and encountering grace in our journey as Catholics. With this in mind, and in the spirit of ... Continue reading "YCDSB 3rd Annual “Nurturing Hope” Spring Food Drive"

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