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OSSLT Options for Unsuccessful Students

We hope you are enjoying your summer holidays.  As you are aware,  students in Grade 10 and Grade 11 wrote the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) in the spring. The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) evaluates key skills in reading and writing. Success on the test confirms that a student has met the minimum standard for literacy according to The Ontario Curriculum across ... Continue reading "OSSLT Options for Unsuccessful Students"

Happy Summer Black Bears!

It’s hard to believe that the school has come its official close and what a year it has been! We were so pleased to be able to welcome students and staff back to in-person learning and revitalize many of the much-loved activities that enrich the learning experience of students.

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Year in Review: YCDSB Board of Trustees

We thank the Board of Trustees for their continued support of our schools and ongoing advocacy of Catholic education. In particular, we extend our gratitude to Vice Chair and Trustee Marchese for her support of the St. Jean de Brebeuf community.

St. Jean de Brebeuf Land Acknowledgement

We are proud to share our school’s Land Acknowledgement. It will be recited at the beginning of each week, as well as special events. Please explore the various embedded links to learn more about the greater context of the statement. We extend our sincere thanks to Mim Harder who worked closely with our committee to develop this statement of our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation. ... Continue reading "St. Jean de Brebeuf Land Acknowledgement"

eLearning at St. Jean de Brebeuf in 2022/2023

As a follow-up to the YCDSB communication regarding the new eLearning requirement for next year’s Grades 9, 10 and 11 students, please advised that we will be piloting two classes at St. Jean de Brebeuf. One section of Grade 10 Civics and Careers and one section of Grade 11 Environmental Science were selected. The placement of students in those sections was ... Continue reading "eLearning at St. Jean de Brebeuf in 2022/2023"

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Bell Let’s Talk Day 2022: Supporting ourselves and each other

The York Catholic District School Board is preparing to mark Bell Let’s Talk Day on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. This year’s Bell Let’s Talk Day campaign highlights the ways that we can support ourselves and those we care about through actions like listening, being there and talking. As we continue to focus on action to increase awareness around mental health and mental illness, we ... Continue reading "Bell Let’s Talk Day 2022: Supporting ourselves and each other"

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