YCDSB congratulates its students who received Centro Scuola Awards

The York Catholic District School Board partners with Centro Scuola to provide enriching study abroad opportunities in Italy for its high school students. Students who participate in these summer credit courses earn high school credits for their work which can be applied towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. This fall, Centro Scuola held an awards night for … Continue reading “YCDSB congratulates its students who received Centro Scuola Awards”

Upcoming Open Houses for students entering High School next September

This fall, the York Catholic District School Board will be hosting a series of High School Information Evenings for all Grade 8 students and their parents in York Region (or in Georgina, for all Grade 6 students and their parents). At the Information Evenings, participants will have the opportunity to tour schools facilities and learn … Continue reading “Upcoming Open Houses for students entering High School next September”

Upcoming Open House for YCDSB’s secondary Regional Arts Program at St. Elizabeth CHS

St. Elizabeth Catholic High School will be holding its annual Open House for the Board’s Regional Arts Program on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. It will be held at the YCDSB Theatre for the Arts, adjacent to the high school at 525 New Westminster Drive in Thornhill. Any York Region student in Grade 8 … Continue reading “Upcoming Open House for YCDSB’s secondary Regional Arts Program at St. Elizabeth CHS”

San Lorenzo CES students recognized as outstanding Altar Servers

On October 11, 2014, two San Lorenzo Ruiz CESGrade 8 students, Angelous G. and Angelo M. were recognized by the Most Reverend Wayne Fitzpatrick as outstanding Altar Servers for St. Patrick Parish in Markham. The pair was selected as outstanding Altar Servers by St. Patrick’s for their sound understanding and appreciation of their responsibilities at the … Continue reading “San Lorenzo CES students recognized as outstanding Altar Servers”

St. Stephen CES Teacher receives the Mother Delphine Award for Service

Paulette Cutler, Teacher at St. Stephen Catholic Elementary School in Woodbridge was recently presented with the Mother Delphine Award for Service at the 2014 ShareLife Recognition Reception at St. Paul’s Basilica. His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins, and Tim Lee Loy, Coordinator of Schools and Employee Campaigns for ShareLife thanked Paulette for her work during the reception. Paulette … Continue reading “St. Stephen CES Teacher receives the Mother Delphine Award for Service”

Thanksgiving Food Drive at San Lorenzo Ruiz CES

“If you can’t feed a million people, than feed just one.” –Mother Teresa The Luke 4:18 Social Justice Committee at San Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Elementary School in Markham has been collecting items for its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive since mid-September, and will continue to take donations until Friday, October 9, 2014. “God tells us that whenever we help … Continue reading “Thanksgiving Food Drive at San Lorenzo Ruiz CES”

Help Change the Culture of Cyberbullying!

All York Catholic District School Board and York Region District School Board students and staff are invited to participate in the Change the Culture of Cyberbullying Video and Poster Contest. A prize of $1,500 will be awarded to the school or department with the winning submission. The contest was launched at the successful #yeswewill Change the Culture … Continue reading “Help Change the Culture of Cyberbullying!”

World Teachers’ Day is October 5th

World Teachers’ Day is celebrated around the world annually on October 5th. Created by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), World Teachers’ Day recognizes the contributions of teachers worldwide and aims to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers. … Continue reading “World Teachers’ Day is October 5th”