Information Night for Students and Parents. Are you interested in attending Bill Crothers Secondary School for the school year 2020 – 2021?

Bill Crothers Secondary School (BCSS) is a system-wide school with a focus on healthy active living and sport. The school is open for Grade 9 to 12 students. Students and parents from across the region are invited to attend an information evening.  Information will be shared regarding the vision, mission, schedule, programs, the transfer policy, and application process. 

All information sessions will occur at Bill Crothers Secondary School, 44 Main Street, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 2E4 from 7 – 8:30 in the cafetorium and Gym A

Thursday September 26, 2019


Wednesday October 2, 2019

Meet and Greet – 6:15 – 7:00 pm

Presentation 7 – 8:30 pm

Due to building capacity regulations, we request that only students and parents interested in attending BCSS for the school year 2020 – 2021, attend one of these evenings. Parking is limited so we ask that parents carpool or park at the GO Station or the PanAm center.  Markham By-law officers regularly enforce the parking regulations on school property, so please abide by the posted parking regulations. Please respect our neighbors and do not park in their parking lots.

Sharing a Thornhill Community Event

JOIN US SAT. OCT 5. 9:30 – 2:30 PM for the Countrye Faire. 

Please help support Thornhill neighbours in need with some family fun. Free admission, many free games: 20 stations to choose from.

For your shopping pleasure, you’ll find homemade pies, baked goods, preserves, gently used clothes, books & media, crafts, jewelry, holiday decorations, sports equipment, toys & games. For free game coupons and more info about the community programs, please visit

School Council – All Parents are Welcome!

You are invited to join us for our School Council Meeting next Thursday, September 19th, at 7:00 in our Library Learning Commons. The purpose of School Council is to partner with our parent community to support our board and school improvement goals, in service of student achievement and well-being.

Elementary International and Indigenous Languages Program

Dear Families,

York Region District School Board’s Elementary International and Indigenous Languages Program is pleased tooffer over 20 languages at 35 different sites from Tuesday to Friday evenings, and Saturday mornings. Our Board has one of the largest International and Indigenous Languages programs in the province with approximately 15,000 students who register each year.

Classes run 2.5 hours once a week for 30 weeks for Elementary SK-8 students who want to learn a new language or maintain their heritage language.  The cost for the entire program is $20.00.  Program brochures will also be sent home from your child(ren)’s school.

We would like to share with you our program information:  

  • New student registration (New registrants must submit a copy of the Birth Certificate) begins at the language location during the specified registration hours listed on our brochure or on our webpage.
  • Please note online registration through EDSBY is now closed so families must register in person.
  • First day of classes begin at the language location during the specified dates and times listed on our brochure or on our webpage.
  • Students pre-registered online through EDSBY are to attend the first day of classes at the language location during the specified dates and times listed on our brochure.
  • Huron Heights Secondary School is a new language site opening for the 2019-2020 school year.

For elementary courses, registration times and locations, please see our updated flyer.

For elementary program information, please visit:

If you require any further information, please contact us at:

Thank you,

International and Indigenous Languages Program

Important Dates for September

Sept. 3 – First Day of School

Sept. 3 – Pizza, Sub, and Milk Orders posted to School Cash Online

Sept. 10 – Start Up Forms Due

Sept. 15 – Pizza, Sub, and Milk Orders due

Sept. 19 – School Council Elections and Meeting @ 7:00

Sept. 23 – P.A. Day, No School

Sept. 27 – Photo Day – Bring your Smile!

Lunch Programs

Pizza, Sub, and Milk Orders will be posted to School Cash Online on Tuesday September 3rd, however due to heavy computer use at the beginning of the year, it may not be visible to you until September 4. These orders are due on September 15th.

Lunch Lady will be available on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays beginning on September 9th

Due to changes in funding a snack program cannot be offered at this time.