Premier Kathleen Wynne Visits Our Lady of Good Counsel

Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne visited York Catholic’s Our Lady of Good Counsel CES in East Gwillimbury, on October 11, 2017. Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School re-opened in September after moving to a new school facility. The premier was greeted by the school’s Student Ambassadors, Trustee Theresa McNicol, Director Patricia Preston, Associate Director … Continue reading “Premier Kathleen Wynne Visits Our Lady of Good Counsel”

Canada’s Sesquicentennial Tree Planting and Thanksgiving Ceremony at St. Julia Billiart

On Friday October 9, 2017, the St. Julia Billiart school community celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass with Father Joseph Grima. Father Joseph is the newly-appointed Pastor of Blessed Frederic Ozanam in Markham. Following the Mass, the school community moved outdoors and continued the Thanksgiving celebration with a tree planting ceremony. The ceremony was in honour of … Continue reading “Canada’s Sesquicentennial Tree Planting and Thanksgiving Ceremony at St. Julia Billiart”

Our Lady of Grace celebrates International Walk to School Day

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Elementary School celebrated International Walk to School Day on October 4th, with its parent community; School Trustee, Elizabeth Crowe; Aurora Mayor, Geoff Dawe; Activate Aurora members; York Regional Police; and other community partners. International Walk to School Day is a global celebration that encourages students to take active routes to … Continue reading “Our Lady of Grace celebrates International Walk to School Day”

Upcoming Open House for High School Regional Arts Program

St. Elizabeth Catholic High School will be holding its annual Open House for its Regional Arts Program on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the YCDSB Theatre for the Arts, which is located adjacent to the school at 525 New Westminster Drive in Thornhill. The Open House will consist of a Visual Arts Showcase that begins at 6 … Continue reading “Upcoming Open House for High School Regional Arts Program”

St. Elizabeth CHS celebrates its new courtyard

On Tuesday October 3rd, the St. Elizabeth Catholic High School community celebrated its newly renovated courtyard with an outdoor mass at the Vaughan school. The beautiful outdoor space will allow the school to host outdoor masses and other community events. It is also a space where students and staff can go to for personal reflection … Continue reading “St. Elizabeth CHS celebrates its new courtyard”

Students marvel at new Our Lady of Good Counsel school facility on the first day of school

Students at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School in East Gwillimbury returned to a new school facility on September 5, 2017. Students marveled at their new bright and beautiful school as they entered it for the first time. Before the school day began, students, parents, staff, and friends of OLGC gathered outside the … Continue reading “Students marvel at new Our Lady of Good Counsel school facility on the first day of school”

Our Lady of Good Counsel CES set to open in new facility this September

Students at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School in East Gwillimbury will return to a new school facility this September. The old school was built in 1959 and will be replaced with a new, modern facility that features a Library Learning Commons, five Full-Day Kindergarten classrooms, a music room, a double gym, as … Continue reading “Our Lady of Good Counsel CES set to open in new facility this September”

Almost perfect average for Cardinal Carter CHS student, Chris Staykov

Aurora student leads the York Catholic District School Board’s graduating class with an average of 99.67% Chris Staykov from Cardinal Carter Catholic High School in Aurora scored a near perfect, 99.67%, making him the York Catholic District School Board’s top graduating student in 2017. Chris was enrolled in Cardinal Carter’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program, which … Continue reading “Almost perfect average for Cardinal Carter CHS student, Chris Staykov”

Congratulations to our Published OECTA Young Authors

The York Catholic District School Board recently recognized ten of its students who became published authors after submitting winning entries to OECTA’s Young Authors writing competition. The Young Authors/Jeunes Ecrivains Awards is a writing competition sponsored by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) that celebrates the writing talents and accomplishments of students who submit … Continue reading “Congratulations to our Published OECTA Young Authors”