East Gwillimbury community invited to say goodbye to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School, located at 53 Morton Avenue in East Gwillimbury’s Sharon community, will close at the end of June. A new school facility will open nearby at 801 Murrell Blvd. in September 2017. Our Lady of Good Counsel CES will host a School Closing Ceremony on Saturday, June 3, … Continue reading “East Gwillimbury community invited to say goodbye to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School”

St Cecilia FDK students fundraise for orphanage in Kenya

“To live charitably means not looking out for our own interest but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us.” Pope Francis In early March, Ms. Cicinelli and Ms. Badiali began reading the picture books written by Eric Walters, one of Canada’s well known authors, to their Kindergarten class. They are the true … Continue reading “St Cecilia FDK students fundraise for orphanage in Kenya”

Indigenous Education Survey

The Ministry of Education is committed to improving Indigenous education in Ontario, improving student achievement and well-being, and closing the achievement gap between Indigenous students and all students. In 2007, the Ontario Ministry of Education launched the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework (the Framework). The Framework guides the Ministry of Education, school boards and … Continue reading “Indigenous Education Survey”

Students win first place at international DECA conference

St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS DECA club members Hayden Cheung, Jeffrey Ng and Alexia Tecsa, recently earned DECA’s highest honours at this year’s DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California. They earned First Place in the Buying and Merchandising Operations Research written category.  There were about 16,000 students competing for international awards and scholarships as … Continue reading “Students win first place at international DECA conference”

St. Margaret Mary student acted as YRP Chief for a Day

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Bianca Basso, Grade 5 student at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Elementary School in Vaughan on being selected by York Regional Police to be the YRP Chief for a day. Bianca was selected as the winner of the annual Chief-for-a-Day contest thanks to her fantastic delivery of an essay she wrote … Continue reading “St. Margaret Mary student acted as YRP Chief for a Day”

Two students selected to advise the Minister of Education

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Emiliano Laing, Grade 9 student at Cardinal Carter CHS in Aurora, and Dominic Ziobrowski, Grade 11 student at St. Elizabeth CHS in Vaughan on being selected to be part of the Minister of Education’s Student Advisory Council. Emilano and Dominic are among 60 students from across Ontario who were selected to be … Continue reading “Two students selected to advise the Minister of Education”

Ed Tech Fair at St. Joseph the Worker

On May 3, 2017, students at St. Joseph the Worker CES in Vaughan participated in an Ed. Tech (Education Technology) Fair at the school. Students in all grades developed their leadership skills and their knowledge of 21st Century learning through student-led technology-based educational exhibits that were set up in the library. Some of the exhibits included: Google … Continue reading “Ed Tech Fair at St. Joseph the Worker”

St. Augustine’s first-ever Alumni Career Café a success!

Late last month, St. Augustine CHS in Markham welcomed over 60 of its alumni, who work in 20 different industries to its very first alumni career event called, Career Café. At the Career Café, the school’s current students had the chance to speak one-on-one with the alumni to learn about their careers and educational journeys. Students learned … Continue reading “St. Augustine’s first-ever Alumni Career Café a success!”

YCDSB Hosts Province-Wide Ontario Catholic Student Leadership Conference

High school students and staff from all across Ontario engaged in an exciting, educational 3-day conference from April 27 to 29 at the Sheraton Hotel in Richmond Hill hosted and organized by the YCDSB. The conference theme was “Responding to the Call.” We respond to the call through our leadership and by integrating our faith … Continue reading “YCDSB Hosts Province-Wide Ontario Catholic Student Leadership Conference”