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Ontario has designated the week of November 14-18th as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week to help promote safe schools and a positive learning environment. During Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, students at Good Shepherd will be learning more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being. We will renew our commitment to treat everyone with dignity, kindness and respect and promote a safe, ... Continue reading "Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week"
Our Celebration of Life for Mrs. Nardi, former teacher at GSD, has been postponed until Friday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to join us as we remember her and celebrate her life.
Picture date at Good Shepherd is coming up! Don’t forget to show your beautiful smile and say “CHEESE”!
Our school major fundraiser for this year will take place on Halloween, October 31st. This fundraiser will consist of a Halloween Dance-A-Thon, where students will be dancing with their friends in the gymnasium. Students are encouraged to obtain donations from family, neighbours and friends. Weekly prizes with be presented to the top sellers throughout the month. We will also have grand prizes for the overall ... Continue reading "Halloween Dance-A Thon – October 31, 2022"
The Good Shepherd school community is excited to once again be participating in the annual “Terry Fox School Run/Walk”. We are proud to be continuing the legacy of one of our greatest Canadian heroes and once again , we will also be remembering Mrs. Ferrigni-Nardi, a teacher from Good Shepherd, who sadly lost her battle with cancer in August, 2020.
Our Terry Fox ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Run/Walk – September 29th"
As a part of the Province of Ontario’s efforts to support learning recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding has been allocated to our schools to implement tutoring support programs in literacy, numeracy and foundational learning skills.
Schools are developing and offering programs to provide students tutoring opportunities during a variety of time slots and formats to meet the learning needs of ... Continue reading "Tutoring Programs Available at the York Catholic DSB"
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"
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.