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York Catholic to commemorate Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters

Orange Shirt Day is commemorated across Canada every September 30th, to acknowledge the impact of the residential school system, raise awareness and honour Indigenous communities, and promote reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day started in the spring of 2013, when a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph … Continue reading “York Catholic to commemorate Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters”

Upcoming Open House for Catholic High School Regional Arts Program

Option for specialist programs in vocal & instrumental music, dance, drama, visual arts, and digital media St. Elizabeth Catholic High School will be holding its annual Open House for its Regional Arts Program on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 7 p.m. the YCDSB Theatre for the Arts, which is located adjacent to the school at … Continue reading “Upcoming Open House for Catholic High School Regional Arts Program”

St. Padre Pio CES raises $7,000 for Hospice Vaughan

Vaughan, ON – September 14, 2018 – Last school year, the Student Leadership Committee at St. Padre Pio Catholic Elementary School comprised of Grade 6, 7 and 8 students took action and raised funds for Hospice Vaughan a local non-profit that provides compassionate support to individuals and their families facing a life-limiting illness or the loss of a … Continue reading “St. Padre Pio CES raises $7,000 for Hospice Vaughan”

Meet your new 2018-19 Junior Student Trustee, Matthew Ho

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that Matthew Ho, a Grade 11 student from St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School in Richmond Hill is the Board’s new Junior Student Trustee for the 2018-19 school year. Matthew strives for the best and participates extensively in his school community. Previously in high … Continue reading “Meet your new 2018-19 Junior Student Trustee, Matthew Ho”

FMM teacher receives prestigious award from Cardinal Collins

The Jean-Baptiste De La Salle Award is presented by the Catholic Teachers Guild (Toronto Chapter) every August to a teacher who faithfully, joyfully, and humbly witnesses to Christ on a day to day basis in the context of his/her teaching assignment. Only one teacher is selected each year. This year (2018) the award was presented … Continue reading “FMM teacher receives prestigious award from Cardinal Collins”

YCDSB prepares to welcome 53,000 students to school in September

High Performer Athlete program, Secondary French Immersion among new programs at York Catholic District School Board this year The York Catholic District School Board is preparing to welcome over 53,000 students to its 101 schools this September. Elementary school students will begin classes on Tuesday, September 4th and high school students will begin classes on … Continue reading “YCDSB prepares to welcome 53,000 students to school in September”

Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program

The York Catholic District School Board, in partnership with Catholic Community Services of York Region and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is proud to offer orientation programs for high school students who are new to Canada. The Newcomer Orientation Week (NOW) program will run at three York Catholic high schools from August 29-30th. All newcomer … Continue reading “Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program”

School Transportation Information

STSYR oversees school transportation for the York Catholic District School Board 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 in over 300 schools, covering more than 80,000 kilometers … Continue reading “School Transportation Information”

St. Robert Catholic High School student, Theodore Ngo, earns impressive 99.83% average

YCDSB’s top graduating student for 2018 keeps his focus on personal development Theodore Ngo from St. Robert Catholic High School in Markham is the York Catholic District School Board’s top graduating student for the 2017-2018 school year. He earned a near-perfect 99.83 per cent average in his top six Grade 12 courses. Theodore was enrolled … Continue reading “St. Robert Catholic High School student, Theodore Ngo, earns impressive 99.83% average”