During #nationalindigenoushistorymonth we celebrate and recognize the musician contributions of Robbie Robertson, whose family resides in the Six Nations Reserve just south of Toronto. His work is well known in Hollywood films by Martin Scorsese! 🎼🎶 #IndigenousHistoryMonth
In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. #nationalindigenoushistorymonth#yrdsb
The news of a mass grave at a former residential school in Canada is truly heartbreaking. As a sign of mourning, starting May 31, all YRDSB flags will be lowered for 215 hours. Parents, here are some tips for speaking with your child after a tragic event. www2.yrdsb.ca/student-suppor…
To honour the lives of the 215 children recently found in a mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, York Regional Council offers its condolences and will fly the flags at York Region’s Administrative Centre at half-mast for nine days or 215 hours.
The YRDSB Survey for Students and Families is now available!
Please take 15-20 minutes to provide your feedback on your experiences at school over the past year.
Available May 26 - June 18.
Learn more: ow.ly/YpK630rHo11
YRDSB is inviting students and families to participate in the YRDSB Student and Family Surveys.
These surveys will help us to better understand the experiences of students and families during this school year.
Learn more: ow.ly/YpK630rHo11
During #AsianHeritageMonth we recognized the honorable Vicienne Poy , a former Canadian senator, the first of Asian ancestry. She is also known for her role in designating the month of May as Asian Heritage Month.
Attention: All Thornlea Students!
You are invited to attend Thornlea Virtual Conference "Arts and Business Blend - Turning Your Passion into Purpose".
This event will take place on May 27th after school at 3:30pm. SIGN UP TODAY using the link -->bit.ly/Mayarts
Today marks the 12th anniversary of the Tamil Genocide in Sri Lanka. The Civil War lasted from 1983 to 2009, where many Tamils were murdered or missing, leaving thousands of children orphaned. We acknowledge today, May 18, #tamilygenocideremembranceday
In honor of #asianheritagemonth we celebrate actor Sandra Oh for her accomplishments on and off the screen. Born in Nepean, Ontario, the daughter of Korean immigrants. Her work has been groundbreaking for the visibility it has brought to roles for Asian actors in North America.
In honor of #asianheritagemonth we recognize Canadian poet Rupi Kaur. She immigrated to Canada at the age of four, and the experience of learning English upon moving to Canada as well as her heritage has influenced her writing style.
In honor of #jewishheritagemonth, we recognize comedic actor and tv personality star Dan Levy. Most notable for his role in Schitts Creek, he has made a significant difference in promoting acceptance for the 2+LGBTQ community.