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Wearing an orange shirt and promoting the slogan, Every Child Matters, is an affirmation of our commitment to raise awareness of the residential school experience and to ensure that every child matters as we focus on our hope for a better future in which children are empowered to help each other.

Welcome Back! During the Month of September We Celebrate the Virtue of COURAGE!

Welcome back to the 2020-2021 school year. We continue to work with our stakeholders, including the Ministry of Education and York Region Public Health, to ensure a safe return to school.  If you have questions about the York Catholic District School Board’s school re-entry plan, visit to see the full plan, read the FAQs, access parent resources, and more.

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Students and Families, welcome back to to the 2020-2021 school year!  If you have selected remote learning we wish you well and if you are returning to Father Henri Nouwen please follow the current start dates:

September 10: Grades 1, 2      September 11: JK/SK     

September 14: Grades 7 & 8    September 15: Grades 3/4, ... Continue reading "STAGGERED ENTRY DATES FOR SEPTEMBER 2020"

ABR Guiding Resources

Recent events in Canada and the United States have ignited discussion and action focused on the experiences of anti-Black racism. The work needed to dismantle anti-Black racism is complicated, and differentiated depending on our own identities. It will require us to be committed to supporting each other and holding each other accountable.

With this in mind, we have curated resources to assist ... Continue reading "ABR Guiding Resources"