Department Newsletters

Looking for the latest news, tips and resources from some of our Board departments or committees? See their latest newsletters to learn more. 

On this page, you'll find newsletters about:

  • Centre for Black Student Excellence

  • Math and Math Problems of the Month

  • Mental Health

  • Parent, Family and Community Engagement

  • "The Special Edition" Exceptional Learning Strengths and Needs Newsletter

  • Pathways


Diaspora News

Read the monthly newsletter from the Centre for Black Student Excellence for events, updates, resources and more. 



Check out our monthly math newsletter for tips, resources and more to support math learning. 

  • February 2024 - Krypto

    Krypto is a card game designed by Daniel Yovich in 1963. This game is a great opportunity to build flexibility with numbers and operations.

    Goal:  Be the first player to create a sequence to achieve the target card value.

    How to Play: The Krypto deck consists of 56 cards: three each of numbers 1-6, four each of the numbers 7-10, two each of 11-17, one each of 18-25. 

    Math Newsletter


Math Problems

Here is the current math problem of the month as well as the previous month's problem with a solution and extension question.

  • Problem of the Month - February 2024

    When a number is multiplied by itself, the answer is a perfect square. 

    For example, 25 is a perfect square because 5 x 5 is 25. 

    In how many ways can the number 1764 be written as the product (multiply) of two perfect squares?

    Solution(s) will be posted at the end of the month

    Math Problems


Mental Health

Read our monthly newsletter for timely tips, resources and more. 



Parent, Family and Community Engagement Advisory Committee Newsletter 

Visit the PEAC webpage to learn more. 


Pathways' Newsletter - JumpStart

Explore your options, get inspired, build your pathway! Visit Pathways Programs to learn more. 


Special Edition Newsletter

newsletter to support those in York Region who work with students with exceptional learning strengths & needs.