Inclement Weather Day - Schools Closed

Due to today’s significant snowfall amount and continuing conditions of roads, sidewalks and school parking lots, schools and board locations will be closed to students on January 18, 2022. Students will learn remotely. Parents do not send your child to school Jan 18.

 

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Confirmation of Completion of Annual Performance Review of the Director​

The York Region District School Board of Trustees is committed to supporting student success through our strategic priorities and management of our sole employee, the Director of Education.  Our performance review process and evaluation criteria for the Director is publicly posted to ensure transparency and accountability to our communities.

End of Year Message

Dear families, As we reach the end of a very different school year, we wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge how challenging this year has been for many, and to express our deepest appreciation to our community. 

Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education

Dear families, As we reach the end of a very different school year, we wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge how challenging this year has been for many, and to express our deepest appreciation to our community. 

End of Year Message

Dear families, As we reach the end of a very different school year, we wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge how challenging this year has been for many, and to express our deepest appreciation to our community. 

National Indigenous Peoples' Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples’ Day. On this day, we honour Indigenous heritage, celebrate Indigenous cultures and recognize the achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In particular, we want to honour the importance of contributions by Indigenous students, staff, and community in education. 

Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples’ Day. On this day, we honour Indigenous heritage, celebrate Indigenous cultures and recognize the achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In particular, we want to honour the importance of contributions by Indigenous students, staff, and community in education. 

Congratulations Graduating Class of 2020

Graduating class of 2020, congratulations! I am sure this is not how you envisioned finishing this milestone year. This is an important moment in your lives, and it has been interrupted. While graduation ceremonies have been delayed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we can still celebrate your achievements and perseverance. This moment is still yours, and we want to make it special for you. 

Addressing Anti-Black Racism

We are dedicated to enabling all students to achieve personal excellence. Our classrooms and workplaces must be safe and inclusive and our environments positively affirm student and staff identities.  Our priority of championing equity and inclusivity has a focus on addressing incidents of anti-Black racism.  We are providing you with an update on our progress this year and details on our plans for the year ahead.  Transparency and accountability are essential elements of our plan.

Anti-Black Racism

I would like to update you on our commitment to anti-Black racism. Regrettably, anti-Black racism exists in Canada and in our communities. We know that racist incidents also occur in our schools and how we address them is critical in our work to reduce them and address systemic barriers. Discrimination and oppression of racialized individuals has occurred for hundreds of years.

Anti-Black Racism

We have all seen the disturbing and heart-wrenching video of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died while in police custody in the City of Minneapolis. Many may also have seen coverage of the resulting protests that erupted in Minneapolis and across the US. While this incident of anti-Black racism occurred in the US, we know we have to face the truth of anti-Black racism in Canada, in York Region and in our schools.