York Region is rich in culture and diverse in religious beliefs and practices based on faith.
The dates listed below are some faith holidays of particular significance to members of the major faith communities in our Board. We are committed to affirm and value equally the faith diversity in our schools, therefore, events such as field trips, school concerts, conferences, meetings, workshops, other professional events, co-curricular activities, and exams/tests will not be scheduled on these dates:
|July 31, 2020||Eid-ul-Adha* **||Islam|
|September 19-20, 2020||Rosh Hashanah **||Judaism|
|September 28, 2020||Yom Kippur **||Judaism|
|November 14, 2020||Diwali||Hinduism|
|December 25, 2020||Christmas (Western)||Christianity|
|January 7, 2021||Christmas (Eastern)||Christianity|
|February 12, 2021||Lunar New Year||Buddhism|
|March 28, 2021||Pesach/Passover **||Judaism|
|April 2, 2021||Good Friday (Western)||Christianity|
|April 14, 2021||Vaisakhi||Sikhism|
|April 20, 2021||Ridvan||Baha’i|
|April 30, 2021||Holy Friday (Eastern)||Christianity|
|May 13, 2021||Eid-ul-Fitr* **||Islam|
* Tentative dates subject to the sighting of the moon each month.
For additional information please contact your school’s Principal or Superintendent.