Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School was buzzing with excitement as it celebrated the Solemn Blessing and Official Opening of its new building, on April 17, 2018. Although now in a beautiful new facility, the school has been providing Catholic education in the community of Sharon since 1959 when the school was simply … Continue reading “Our Lady of Good Counsel Solemn Blessing and Official Opening of its New Building”
Grade 7 and 8 students at St. Joseph the Worker CES in Thornhill recently hosted a school-wide Bilingual Health Fair in the school’s gym. The fair included 40 exhibits for students to visit and fresh fruit courtesy of the SJW Catholic School Council. Some of the exhibits included information on the benefits of health and … Continue reading “Bilingual Health Fair at St. Joseph the Worker CES”
YCDSB congratulates all the YCDSB students who participated in record numbers this year in the annual York Region Science and Technology Fair, held April 7. After three rounds of judging and many questions, YCDSB students took home an impressive number of medals and awards for their projects, as follows: Gold Medal Winner Mira Bhattacharya of St. … Continue reading “York Catholic Students Win Multiple Medals at York Region Science and Technology Fair”
YCDSB congratulates the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Education School community on its recent work with Second Harvest Food Rescue. Thanks to the school’s donations, 1,220 meals were provided to people in need, and 753 pounds of greenhouse gas equivalents were prevented from entering the atmosphere. Second Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in … Continue reading “Our Lady of Fatima works with Second Harvest Charity”
Blessed Trinity CES has been cooking up a storm! Under the guidance of teacher Livio Porcielli, selected Grade 5 students have been participating in the You’re the Chef – a program designed by York Region Public Health. This purpose of this program is to enable students to develop the skills and confidence necessary to prepare … Continue reading “What’s Cooking at Blessed Trinity CES?”
A truly remarkable way to spend the March Break for anyone would be to travel from north to south in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Italy. That is exactly what students, teachers and supervisors from the YCDSB did this March Break and what a time they had. Close to 50 students … Continue reading “St. Theresa of Lisieux and St. Robert Catholic High Schools Embarked on the 6th Annual March Break Italy Tour”
Art is the gift of God and must be used unto His glory. Michelangelo The tenth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2018. In honour of this internationally recognized day, autism organizations around the world celebrate with unique awareness-raising events. Once again this year, major global landmarks will light up in the colour blue … Continue reading “ASD Art Gallery at the York Catholic District School Board”
This past weekend 50 excited and passionate @ycdsb student leaders and teachers came together to start planning the 29th Annual Arts and Athletics Camp at the school board. The camp will run for 5 days in May for 250 grade 8 graduates!