2nd Annual Mental Health Symposium at St. John Paul II

St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School in Richmond Hill recently held its 2nd annual Mental Health Symposium. Grade 4 – 8 students participated in the half-day symposium, which was filled with informative and engaging presentations, and workshops. The morning began with a presentation by Dr. Bucci and Ms. Rodrigues about the importance of mental … Continue reading “2nd Annual Mental Health Symposium at St. John Paul II”

Ontario Liberal Party, Common Ground Website

Dear Supporters of Catholic Education, In November, the Ontario Liberal Party launched their “Common Ground” website: commonground.ontarioliberal.ca. This website invites the public to put forward proposals that address particular provincial needs and priorities. One of the current suggestions is a proposal for the amalgamation of all Ontario schools under one non-denominational school board. It is … Continue reading “Ontario Liberal Party, Common Ground Website”

St. Padre Pio Catholic School Community hosts the City of Vaughan 2017 Annual Toy Drive Launch, in support of the CP24 Chum Christmas Wish

St. Padre Pio Catholic School Community rose before sunrise on Monday, November 20th, to participate with such amazing energy in the City of Vaughan 2017 Toy Drive Launch in support of the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish. This year marks the 51st annual CP24 Chum Christmas Wish, and the City of Vaughan’s 8th year participating in … Continue reading “St. Padre Pio Catholic School Community hosts the City of Vaughan 2017 Annual Toy Drive Launch, in support of the CP24 Chum Christmas Wish”

New Specialty Program for High Performer Athletes to be Introduced at Holy Cross CA Next Year

The York Catholic District School Board voted to implement the High Performer Athlete Program at Holy Cross Catholic Academy at its Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The program will kick-off in September 2018, and students and their parents who are interested in enrolling in the program are invited to attend an Open … Continue reading “New Specialty Program for High Performer Athletes to be Introduced at Holy Cross CA Next Year”

The Legacy of Remembrance at St. Elizabeth CHS

Over the years, the St. Elizabeth Catholic High School community has commemorated our fallen men and women with dignity and honour; through engaging and impassioned memorial services, music and verse performances, displays and poppy campaigns to honour our veterans. This year will be no different and will be marked in an historic and special way, … Continue reading “The Legacy of Remembrance at St. Elizabeth CHS”

St. Nicholas honoured with Award from LSRCA

Congratulations to St. Nicholas Catholic Elementary School in Newmarket for being honoured with a Healthy Lands Award from LSRCA (Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority). LSRCA presented the award to St. Nicholas Principal, Deirdre Vance and Teacher, Noelle Mikkelsen, and students at its 36th Annual Conservation Awards ceremony held on November 2, 2017. The annual awards … Continue reading “St. Nicholas honoured with Award from LSRCA”

Corpus Christi Choir Pays Tribute to St. Mary Immaculate Church

This year St. Mary Immaculate Church is celebrating its 160th Anniversary. The Church marked the anniversary with a three day celebration of events from November 3rd to November 5th, culminating in a mass celebrated by his Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins. The Corpus Christi Choir paid tribute to the Church with their performance of Immaculate Mary, lead by … Continue reading “Corpus Christi Choir Pays Tribute to St. Mary Immaculate Church”

Treaty Recognition Week is November 5-11, 2017

YCDSB, along with the province of Ontario, acknowledges November 5-11th as Treaties Recognition Week. Treaties formalize the relationship between the Crown and First Nations groups. These agreements were signed between 1781 and 1930. During Treaty Recognition Week, we acknowledge the many Treaties that the Canadian Government signed with the First Peoples of this land. Those … Continue reading “Treaty Recognition Week is November 5-11, 2017”