YCDSB recognizes January 27th as Holocaust Awareness Day

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes January 27th 2018 as the United Nations International Holocaust Awareness Day. January 27th, 2018, marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and as such, all YCDSB schools will participate in age-appropriate teachings about the Shoah (Holocaust). Holocaust Awareness Day serves to commemorate the … Continue reading “YCDSB recognizes January 27th as Holocaust Awareness Day”

Boundary Review: Pope Francis CES and Our Lady of Fatima CES

Consistent with the Board’s Long Term Accommodation Plan, a boundary change has been proposed involving Pope Francis CES and Our Lady of Fatima CES. Accommodation Options will include the redirection of areas located north of Major Mackenzie Drive, currently attending Our Lady of Fatima CES, to Pope Francis CES. Board staff would like to discuss … Continue reading “Boundary Review: Pope Francis CES and Our Lady of Fatima CES”

Ontario Liberal Party, Common Ground Website

Dear Supporters of Catholic Education, In November, the Ontario Liberal Party launched their “Common Ground” website: commonground.ontarioliberal.ca. This website invites the public to put forward proposals that address particular provincial needs and priorities. One of the current suggestions is a proposal for the amalgamation of all Ontario schools under one non-denominational school board. It is … Continue reading “Ontario Liberal Party, Common Ground Website”

York Catholic District School Board Land Acknowledgment

School Boards across Ontario are demonstrating their commitment to Truth and Reconciliation by providing Land Acknowledgements that honour Indigenous Peoples and traditional lands. At the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB), we echo the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO) in their response to the Calls … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board Land Acknowledgment”

Important Information regarding School Transportation for 2017-2018

Student Transportation Services of York Region (STSYR) is the transportation consortium for the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) and the York Region District School Board (YRDSB). STSYR provides service to more than 53,000 students and over 300 schools, covering more than 80,000 kilometers across York Region daily. Parents/Guardians are reminded to confirm busing arrangements … Continue reading “Important Information regarding School Transportation for 2017-2018”