News Releases & Advisories

January/February 2015

Monday, January 5: Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-16 School Year Opens Today at York Catholic Schools

November/December 2014

Wednesday, December 3: York Catholic names Chair and Vice-Chair at Inaugural Board Meeting

Monday, November 24: St Mary school in Nobleton to host collaborative Science Expo

Wednesday, November 19: York Catholic schools to host local French Immersion information sessions

Thursday, November 6: York Catholic schools hold special events to commemorate Remembrance Day

September/October 2014

Wednesday, October 22: Multi-Year Strategic Plan provides focus for student success now and in the future

Tuesday, October 21: Upcoming Open House for Catholic Regional Arts Program

Monday, October 20: YCDSB Invites York Regionís Grade 8 Students and their Parents to High School Information Evenings

Wednesday, October 1: YCDSB passes motion to introduce French Immersion Program in four secondary schools

Monday, September 29:York Catholic District School Board asks students to Report It!

Wednesday, September 24: York Catholic Secondary Students Successful in EQAO and OSSLT Tests

Friday, September 19: #yeswewill Change the Culture of Cyberbullying

Wednesday, September 17: York Catholic students continue to excel in EQAO testing and outperform provincial peers

July/August 2014

Wednesday, August 27:The York Catholic District School Board Welcomes Students Back to School

Monday, August 18: YCDSB invites newcomer youth to attend high school orientation program

Wednesday, July 9: Jason Manson-Hing from St. Brother Andre CHS named York Catholicís top scholar

May/June 2014

Tuesday, June 24: York Catholic District School Board welcomes new students this summer

Thursday, June 5: Cardinal Carter Catholic High School to celebrate its 25th Anniversary

Monday, May 5: York Catholic Board Announces its 2014 Distinguished Alumni

Friday, May 2: York schools celebrate Catholic Education Week

March/April 2014

Wednesday, April 30: YCDSB Passes motion to invest $3.3 million in music over four years

Tuesday, April 29: Our Lady of Hope Catholic School Council presents workshop on Mental Health Awareness

Thursday, April 17: Schools Celebrate Canonization of Two Great Popes

Tuesday, March 11: YCDSB to launch Strategic Planning Consultation

January/February 2014

Wednesday, February 5: YCDSB taking nominations for Distinguished Alumni honour

Tuesday, February 4: York Catholic schools celebrate Black History Month

Friday, January 17: Rock the Bike tour coming to Our Lady of Hope CES in Richmond Hill

Thursday, January 9: Classes at St. Elizabeth Catholic High School to resume Monday

November/December 2013

Friday, December 13: YCDSB raises over $118K for relief in the Philippines thanks to student, staff, family and community contributions

Wednesday, December 4: Regional FIRST Lego League competition to play out at St. Robert CHS

Tuesday, December 3: York Catholic re-elects Chair and elects new Vice-Chair

Thursday, November 21: Upcoming Public Open House for elementary Regional Arts Program

Tuesday, November 19: York Catholic to host local French Immersion information sessions

Friday, November 15: Student Walk of Faith pilgrimage goes full circle

September/October 2013

Wednesday, October 30: St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS Catholic School Council presents: Building Resilient Youth

Thursday, October 24: St. Elizabeth CHS to host Secondary, Catholic Regional Arts Program Open House for 2014-15

Wednesday, October 9: Notre Dame CES in Newmarket celebrates 50 years of serving the community

Tuesday, October 8: St. Joseph CES in Richmond Hill to celebrate its golden anniversary

Wednesday, September 25: 89 per cent of York Catholic students are successful in academic math and literacy

Wednesday, September 18: York Catholic students continue to outperform their provincial peers in all areas of EQAO testing

Tuesday, September 17: St. Elizabeth Seton CES celebrates 25 years in Newmarket

Monday, September 9: St. John Chrysostom CES celebrates 10 years in Newmarket

July/August 2013

Wednesday, August 14: YCDSB invites Newcomer Youth to attend High School Orientation Program

Wednesday, July 10: Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School to host Special Olympicsí Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition

Tuesday, July 9: Ben Li from St. Robert CHS named York Catholicís top scholar

May/June 2013

Tuesday, June 11: St. Monica CES 20th Anniversary Mass and Peace Garden Blessing

Tuesday, June 11: York Catholic District School Boardís Fall School Registration Information

Wednesday, June 5: St. Theresa of Lisieux musical ensemble to perform at 22nd Annual Richmond Hill Heritage Village Festival

Friday, May 24: Education Minister, Liz Sandals to meet with parents, educators at 11th Annual Maple Trustee Forum

Friday, May 24: St. Elizabeth CHS celebrates 25 years of Catholic Education

Friday, May 24: Cardinal Collins and Bishop Kirkpatrick to officiate at 10th Anniversary Celebrations of St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS

Friday, May 10: St. Brendan CES to celebrate its school Blessing and Official Opening

Friday, May 10: Yes, I Can Awards celebrate exceptional students who excel

Wednesday, May 8: Our Lady of Peace CES to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Tuesday, May 7: Approximately 200 students from 42 schools to participate in Social Justice Conference

Wednesday, May 1: York Catholic's Regional Arts Program turns ten

Wednesday, May 1: Solemn School Blessing and Official Opening of St. Michael the Archangel CES

Wednesday, May 1: Blessed John Paul II CES to celebrate its 10th anniversary

March/April 2013

Tuesday, April 30: St. Rene Goupil-St. Luke Catholic Elementary School to celebrate 30 years of service in Thornhill

Tuesday, April 30: St. Justin, Martyr Catholic Elementary School to celebrate 25 years in Unionville

Wednesday, April 24: 'Disable the Label' Horizons Conference shines spotlight on student leadership

Tuesday, April 23: Holy Name Catholic Elementary School's Solemn School Blessing and Official Opening

Monday, April 15: Our Lady of Peace CES student to take command of York Regional Police

Wednesday, April 3: St. Michael Catholic Academy's Solemn School Blessing & Official Opening

Wednesday, March 20: York Catholic schools in the dark

Wednesday, March 13: St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS presents: Building Resilient Youth

January/February 2013

Tuesday, February 26: Students compete to make the cut in Regional Hairstyling Skills Competition

Wednesday, February 20: Blessed John XXIII CES celebrates 40 years in Unionville

Monday, February 11: Markham principal to receive prestigious national award

Wednesday, January 30: York Catholic schools hold special events to recognize Black History Month


Communications Department