Saint Joan of Arc Catholic High School Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Alumni and Faculty reunited at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic High School to celebrate the school’s 25th Anniversary. The Open House featured the return of former school administrators, staff, students, and local dignitaries including the school Trustee Teresa Ciaravella, Director of Education Ab Falconi and former Director of Education Susan LaRosa. York Catholic District School … Continue reading “Saint Joan of Arc Catholic High School Celebrates 25th Anniversary”

St. Patrick school celebrates 50 years of Catholic Education in Schomberg

School first opened on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1968 St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in King Township’s community of Schomberg celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Mass and Open House on Monday, May 14, 2018. The Anniversary Mass was celebrated in the school’s gymnasium by the Most Reverend Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick and Father Paul … Continue reading “St. Patrick school celebrates 50 years of Catholic Education in Schomberg”

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”