The Ministry of Education has closed schools in Ontario to interrupt the spread of COVID-19. YCDSB students will access remote learning through their virtual classrooms.
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This year’s Catholic Education Week theme is, “Nurturing Hope.” The theme for Catholic Education Week 2021 was inspired by the following considerations:
- Recognition of the special Year of Laudato Si’ which will run through May 24, 2021, announced by Pope Francis on May 24, 2020, the fifth anniversary of his papal encyclical, “On Caring for Our ... Continue reading "Nurturing Hope at OLH !!!"
On behalf of YCDSB we would like to welcome you to the OLH community. We are dedicated to ensuring the development of the whole child – spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically and academically. We are truly honoured that you are choosing OLH for your child’s educational journey and we look forward to working with you to help them reach their God-given potential.
As Easter people, we live in your hope and love.
God of love:
Let reverence and respect hold hands;
Let peace and justice embrace;
Let joy and hope kiss;
Let healing and renewal combine;
So that your children may hear “yes” to the earth and rejoice in your “yes” to ... Continue reading "Journey Towards Easter"
During the season of Advent, Jesus tells us to stay awake and be ready. Have we prepared ourselves to open our hearts to Jesus? Do we need to say sorry to someone for our actions? Have we made peace with those around us? May we reflect the light of Christ as we go about our work and study everyday. May we shine with hope. May ... Continue reading "Advent- We are waiting…"
On November 11th we will be celebrating our Remembrance Day Liturgy of the Word virtually at 10:45 a.m. Our Intermediate students and teachers have been busy preparing a memorable Liturgy of the Word so that we may remember the many men and women who have served and continue to serve our country during times of war and peace.
We honour those who fought ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day"
- Connect with nature to nurture your inner happiness
- Go for a family walk
- Remain positive, you are resilient
Visit the School Mental Health Ontario site for self-care tips.
Healthy eating looks different for everyone. During this season of Lent, let us remember to share what we have with others and do acts of charity.
Last year, with the proclamation of Bill 178, the Black Mental Health Day Act (2020) helped set the stage for all to learn and understand more about the impact of systemic racism. We need to work together to enact meaningful systemic change that will better support Black children and youth and address the historical impact of bias, discrimination and trauma on their mental health and ... Continue reading "March 1st is Black Mental Health Day"