Early Release Day – Wed., June 29

All schools in the York Region District School Board are committed to improving student achievement and well-being. On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 an early release day will take place to allow elementary teachers and support staff to take part in meetings during the afternoon of that day. These meetings will allow for school staff to engage in culminating activities regarding the review and revision of the School’s Improvement Plan as well as year-end and transition activities that support student success.
As has been our practice in the past, students will attend school during the morning of Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 only. Students will be dismissed early that day at 12:00 p.m.  Arrangements will be made to ensure that students who are normally bused to and from school will receive transportation at this time. Parents/guardians whose children attend after school child care should make appropriate arrangements to address this change in schedule.

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Additional PA Day – May 6th, 2016

Additional Elementary and Secondary P.A. Days

As a result of provincial labour negotiations, a P.A. Day has been added for all York Region District School Board elementary schools on Friday, May 6, 2016 and secondary schools on Friday, June 3, 2016. You can see the full updated school year calendars on YRDSB’s website.

These additional P.A. Days are mandated by the Ministry of Education. On these dates, teachers will be taking part in professional development on provincial education priorities identified by the Ministry of Education.

Important Update re. Change in Instructional Day — Thursday, June 25th, 2015.

Dear Families,

As a result of the current job action affecting elementary schools across the province and in York Region, the planned early release for students on June 25 is cancelled. On Thursday, June 25, 2015, schools will be open and classroom instruction will continue for the entire normal school day (9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.). Friday, June 26, 2015 will remain a PA Day.

For more information, please see the June 25th letter.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to speak with Mrs. Crossley or Ms. Murray.