Markham Teacher named Teacher of the Year by the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children

Congratulations to Josie Addorisio, Special Education Teacher at St. Julia Billiart CES, who was recently recognized as the Teacher of the Year for Region 4 by the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children.  Region 4 includes York Region, as well as Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, Peterborough, and Rideau. The award is given to teachers who have made … Continue reading “Markham Teacher named Teacher of the Year by the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children”

Best Buddies advocate receives scholarship for his work promoting inclusion

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Steven Tomlinson for receiving the Best Buddies’ James Raymond Cowling High School Scholarship. Steven is a recent alumnus of St. Jean de Brebeuf CHS and is currently studying computer programming at Centennial College in Toronto. Steven was nominated for the scholarship by Joanne Spizzirri, a teacher at his former high … Continue reading “Best Buddies advocate receives scholarship for his work promoting inclusion”

Students Celebrate Differences

The 7th Annual Student Crime Stoppers School Symposium was held at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts on November 25, 2015. This year’s theme was “Celebrating Differences”. The theme focused on the promotion of student acceptance of others who face discrimination because of mental health problems, sexual orientation, and diversity differences. Two students … Continue reading “Students Celebrate Differences”