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Carnaval d’hiver at STA

The St. Thomas Aquinas winter carnival is coming the week of February 8 to 12!  During our Carnaval d’hiver there will be many exciting activities, including themed spirit wear days!  Students will also participate in Carnival activities within their classes.

Themed Spirit days for the week of February 8 – 12: * Mon., Feb 8: Backwards Day * Tues., Feb. 12: Pajama Day ... Continue reading "Carnaval d’hiver at STA"

STA Winter Walk Day

Keep active this winter! We are excited to announce that STA will be celebrating Winter Walk Day on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Grab your mittens, hats and boots and be a part of this fun winter event! This year, we can’t walk to school, however we can all get bundled up and go for a walk outside. Whether it is before school, at recess, during ... Continue reading "STA Winter Walk Day"

French Immersion Parent Information Night 2020

As we prepare for our 2020-21 French Immersion application process, the YCDSB has decided this year to host a Central Parent Information Evening for parents of students in SK who are considering the French Immersion Program in Grade 1. This event will be held on December 2, 2020, at 7 pm and will be live-streamed via the YCDSB Youtube channel. Please see the attached flyer. ... Continue reading "French Immersion Parent Information Night 2020"

Free Storytelling & Poetry Program for Black Students in Grade 5-7

The York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities, supported by the Government of Canada, is hosting its Sankofa Virtual Saturday Mornings Storytelling and Poetry Program. The program is “rooted in African and Carribean art” and is free for Black students in Grades 5 to 7. It will take place every Saturday beginning November 14, 2020 until March 27, 2021 from 11:30 am ... Continue reading "Free Storytelling & Poetry Program for Black Students in Grade 5-7"

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March 1st is Black Mental Health Day

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"

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