The recreational use of cannabis will become legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. Here’s what members of our York Catholic community should know.
Written by: Isobel Ramcharran, Grade 11 student
In the town of Newmarket, situated in a warehouse nestled between auto repair and detailing businesses, lies The Shop: Youth Unlimited. My class at St. Luke North took a trip there to spend two days working on small engines and electrical circuits, car lifts and tire machines, and to connect with the amiable workers there. A ... Continue reading "Reflections on The Shop"
On October 24th, there will be a provincial day of action to raise awareness about the rights of children and youth to safety and well-being, and the responsibility of adults and community services to help children, youth, and families who need support. All staff and students are asked to support this important day and wear purple!
More and more young people are facing issues with mental health. It is important that they feel supported both at home and at school. Parents and school staff, with the help of medical professionals, work together to meet the unique needs of students while at school. At St. Luke, staff collaborate to ensure a safe learning environment for students.
Students are encouraged to ... Continue reading "World Mental Health Day"
This is an important reminder from the York Catholic District School regarding Secondary Credit Saturday International Languages programs. The last day to register for the program is Saturday, October 6th. We offer a variety of languages including: Polish, Italian, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish as well as Learning Strategies and Careers and Civics at different locations. Please visit our website at ycdsb.ca and ... Continue reading "YCDSB International Languages Program"
Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"