Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program

The York Catholic District School Board, in partnership with Catholic Community Services of York Region and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is proud to offer orientation programs for high school students who are new to Canada. The Newcomer Orientation Week (NOW) program will run at three York Catholic high schools from August 29-30th. All newcomer … Continue reading “Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program”

How to register your child for school during the summer

YCDSB Admissions Department to accept new elementary student registrations this summer Download Summer Registration Flyer The York Catholic District School Board welcomes new students for the 2018-2019 school year. Registrations for students entering elementary school will be accepted throughout the summer months commencing July 9, 2018 at the Board’s Head Office located at 320 Bloomington … Continue reading “How to register your child for school during the summer”

Congratulations to the YES I CAN Award Winners

This year, the annual ‘Yes I Can’ Awards Ceremony took place at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School in Aurora on May 23rd, 2018. The ceremony acknowledged the achievements of students with identified needs such as physical disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and developmental disabilities. The awards include student accomplishments in the areas of community service, … Continue reading “Congratulations to the YES I CAN Award Winners”

Luke 4:18 Social Justice Symposium, “Living the Promise”

The York Catholic District School Board held its biennial Luke 4:18 Social Justice Symposium,  “Living the Promise” for elementary school students on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at its Catholic Education Centre in Aurora. The symposium was attended by elementary students from across the Board who are members of their school’s social justice councils, called Luke … Continue reading “Luke 4:18 Social Justice Symposium, “Living the Promise””

YCDSB Proudly Announces its 2018 Distinguished Alumni

School Boards across Ontario are celebrating Catholic Education Week (May 7-11, 2018), and as part of the celebrations, the York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce its 2018 Distinguished Alumni. Each year the Board selects six alumni from its secondary schools who are making significant and unique contributions in their respective careers and … Continue reading “YCDSB Proudly Announces its 2018 Distinguished Alumni”

Congratulations to our Student Mental Health Art Contests Winners

Mental Health Week is May 7-13 YCDSB recognizes May 7-13, 2018 as Mental Health Week. To mark this occasion, elementary students in YCDSB schools were invited to design a sticker, and secondary students were invited to design a poster featuring the Board’s Mental Health Slogan, “A Healthy Mind, Means a Healthy Life”. The stickers and … Continue reading “Congratulations to our Student Mental Health Art Contests Winners”

YCDSB Consultant Receives Fr. Angus McDougall Award

The Board congratulates Kelly Pickard-Lefterys (Elementary Consultant: Religion, Family Life, and Equity) on being named this year’s recipient of the Fr. Angus MacDougall Award for Excellence in Family Life Education by the Catholic Association of Religion and Family Life Educators of Ontario (CARFLEO). Kelly has made valued contributions to Family Life Education at the board, … Continue reading “YCDSB Consultant Receives Fr. Angus McDougall Award”

York Catholic schools prepare to celebrate Catholic Education Week, May 7 – 11

Schools are encouraged to use the hashtag #CatholicEdWk and @ycdsb when sharing photos of their events. The York Catholic District School Board will celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 7 – 11, 2018. All YCDSB schools will mark the occasion by hosting special events and activities that highlight their school communities, as well as the significant contributions that Catholic … Continue reading “York Catholic schools prepare to celebrate Catholic Education Week, May 7 – 11”