YCDSB celebrates groundbreaking of Markham Sports Dome at Father Michael McGivney CA

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that construction has begun on a domed soccer facility at Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy. An official ground-breaking ceremony was held on Monday, June 15, 2015 with members from all of the organizations who have contributed to the future facility. The facility, which will be called … Continue reading “YCDSB celebrates groundbreaking of Markham Sports Dome at Father Michael McGivney CA”

York Catholic District School Board’s Awards Recognition Evening

On Tuesday, June 2, the York Catholic District School Board hosted an Awards Night in recognition of outstanding achievements by it students, staff and school communities during the 2014-15 school year. Awards were presented to recognize achievements in athletics, media contests, social justice projects, skills competitions, science and technology fairs and environmental initiatives. A reception … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board’s Awards Recognition Evening”

Students say ‘Yes, I Can!’

This year, the York Region chapter of the ‘Yes I Can’ Awards Ceremony took place at Richmond Green High School in Richmond Hill on May 21st, 2015. 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 … Continue reading “Students say ‘Yes, I Can!’”

YCDSB is pleased to announce the winner of the Mental Health Slogan Contest

YCDSB recognizes May 4-10 as Mental Health Week. Please visit the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health website for more information on Mental Health Week. Congratulations to Amin Mohsen, a grade 9 student at Jean Vanier CHS. His slogan “A Healthy Mind Means a Healthy Life” will be featured on all Board promotional materials for mental health. Amin … Continue reading “YCDSB is pleased to announce the winner of the Mental Health Slogan Contest”

Schools celebrate Catholic Education Week

Schools across the York Catholic District School Board will celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 4th -8th by hosting a series of special events, including a Province-Wide Mass, which will be held on May 7th. The theme for Catholic Education Week is Exploring Paths of Joy. The week recognizes the significant contributions that Catholic education has … Continue reading “Schools celebrate Catholic Education Week”

York Catholic Board Announces its 2015 Distinguished Alumni

In celebration of Catholic Education Week, May 4-8, the York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce its 2015 Distinguished Alumni. Each year the Board selects six graduates from its secondary schools who have gone on to make significant and unique contributions in their respective careers and communities. Announced each year at the beginning … Continue reading “York Catholic Board Announces its 2015 Distinguished Alumni”

York Catholic’s Michael Way Skinner honoured by CARFLEO

The York Catholic District School Board proudly congratulates Michael Way Skinner, Coordinator: Religion, Family Life, & Equity, who recently was recognized with this year’s Father Angus MacDougall Award for Excellence in Family Life Education by CARFLEO. CARFLEO (Catholic Association of Religious and Family Life Educators of Ontario) honoured Michael Way Skinner for the work he … Continue reading “York Catholic’s Michael Way Skinner honoured by CARFLEO”

Upcoming information session for YCDSB elementary arts program

The York Catholic District School Board offers an Elementary Regional Arts Program for students in Grades 4 – 8 who want to develop their artistic talents and enhance their interest in the arts. The Elementary Regional Arts Program (ERAP) is offered at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill, and any student who qualifies for admission to a … Continue reading “Upcoming information session for YCDSB elementary arts program”

International Special Olympics Bocce Tournament Media Launch

On February 6, Chair of the Board, Elizabeth Crowe and Director of Education, Patricia Preston joined Special Olympics Ontario, Youth Bocce Canada, and Seneca College to officially launch the International Special Olympics Bocce Tournament, which will be held in York Region this Spring. Twenty-four teams, representing 8 different countries will be participating in the tournament. … Continue reading “International Special Olympics Bocce Tournament Media Launch”