Day: 1 October 2020

Safety Awareness Week

The Week of October 5 – 9 is designated as Safety Awareness Week in the YCDSB.  All Schools will be engaged in the practice of safety drills. Students will be cohorted and engaging in activities as per our established Covid guidelines. These drills are commonplace and part of our established routines for continuous learning.

Synervoice Notification of CSC Nomination and Election Process


As a parent/guardian of a child at this school, you are eligible to self-nominate or nominate another parent/guardian of a child at this school to be a voting member of Catholic School Council.  You will receive an email with a link to a Google Form for the nomination process.  Please ensure that you respond before 3:00 pm on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 ... Continue reading "Synervoice Notification of CSC Nomination and Election Process"

Thanksgiving Food Drive

San Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Elementary School has once again partnered with the Markham Food Bank to engage in collection of non-perishable food items in an effort to help fill the shelves and hopefully, bring hope to the lives of those most in need in our community. Our students have created posters, we have been making announcements, and we are inviting donations from our partners and ... Continue reading "Thanksgiving Food Drive"

Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters

The staff and student of San Lorenzo Ruiz CES will be marking Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday September 30th. On this day, we recognize Canada’s indigenous people, children, and families, impacted by Canada’s Indian Residential Schools Act and the trials faced by our Indigenous population. As Catholics, we often focus on reconciliation; this day marks our commitment to acknowledging that these wrongs should never happen ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters"

Terry Fox School Run Fundraiser

The community of San Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Elementary School is committed to continuing the Marathon of Hope which Terry Fox initiated 40 years ago. On October 9, 2020 we will hold our Terry Fox School Run. Classes will be running in their cohorts (similar to recess) to ensure physical distancing protocols are maintained.  We all know someone who has benefitted from the legacy of Terry’s ... Continue reading "Terry Fox School Run Fundraiser"