June is National Aboriginal Heritage Month

St. Nicholas CES recognizes Indigenous lands at Blessing Ceremony for its new outdoor classroom National Aboriginal Day is celebrated in Canada on June 21st. YCDSB also recognizes June as National Aboriginal History Month. The history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada is rich and diverse. It is the history of the cultures and communities of people who … Continue reading “June is National Aboriginal Heritage Month”

June is Italian Heritage Month

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to recognize June as Italian Heritage Month. The month recognizes the contributions that Italian-Canadians have made to the country. Congratulations to Trustee Dominic Mazzotta, Trustee for Richmond Hill, on being recognized for his support of Italian Language Programming at the Centro Scuola’s Annual Italy-Amo Gala, which was … Continue reading “June is Italian Heritage Month”

Students with exceptionalities compete during YCDSB Special Olympics Track and Field Day

Over 130 student athletes from Catholic high schools across York Region participated in YCDSB’s annual Special Olympics Track and Field Day at Jean Vanier CHS on May 30th. The students participated in various athletic events and activities with the support of student volunteers, educational assistants and teachers. This event celebrated sport, abilities of students, and friendship. An … Continue reading “Students with exceptionalities compete during YCDSB Special Olympics Track and Field Day”

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”

YCDSB Celebrates Catholic Education Week, April 30 – May 5

Schools across the York Catholic District School Board are celebrating Catholic Education Week from April 30 – May 5. The theme for this year’s Catholic Education Week celebration is “Walking Forward Together,” and many of the school events and activities this week will focus on inclusion and social justice. Catholic Education Week is celebrated by … Continue reading “YCDSB Celebrates Catholic Education Week, April 30 – May 5”