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In the Spotlight: Yellowknife Catholic Schools

Yellowknife CS photoAlthough students may be forced to nix recess during -30-temperatures for weeks at a time, school life at Yellowknife Catholic Schools is quite typical compared to other Catholic schools from across the country. Simon Taylor, Board Chair for Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS) provided CCSTA with an overview of how the city’s Catholic school system operates as well as its challenges and successes since it first came to life more than 60 years ago.

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How the BC Teachers' Strike Affects BC Catholic Schools

BC LogoWhile the British Columbia Teachers’ strike affects families whose children are enrolled in the schools, there are other groups also feeling the effects, including the province’s Catholic schools.

According to the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, the teachers working within the public system are at the negotiating table with the BC Government over class composition, smaller class sizes, better wages and more prep time. The full-scale strike began June 17, 2014 and the two parties haven’t yet settled on an agreement.

Read more: How the BC Teachers' Strike Affects BC Catholic Schools

CCSTA wishes you a wonderful summer!

CCSTA SummertimeThe Canadian Catholic School Trustees' Association (CCSTA) office wishes you a safe and memorable summer!

Whether you're a trustee, parent, teacher or student, you've finished another successful year and we applaud your dedication to supporting Catholic education in Canada. With that, we hope your summer is refreshing, relaxing and rejuvenating.

Our CCSTA office will be closed throughout July and August and we'll re-open again following the Labour Day weekend. We will be occasionally checking our emails, so please don't hesitate to send us a note at ccsta@ocsb.ca. Please know that we may not get back to you right away, but we'll do our best.

See you in September!

More Articles...

  1. Kingston hosts successful CCSTA AGM
  2. Kevin Feehan Accepts 2014 CCSTA Higgins Award
  3. A Year in the Life of a New Brunswick School: How a non-funded Catholic School works hard to make it work
  4. Catholic School Advocate releases new book on the history of Catholic education in Canada
  5. Read our June 2014 Newsletter!

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