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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”

York Catholic Schools Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday!

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to be Canadian and to mark Canada 150! Patricia Preston, Director of Education said, “On July 1st, Canada will celebrate the 150th anniversary of confederation. This is an exciting time for our country and our schools have held many special events leading up to Canada Day that … Continue reading “York Catholic Schools Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday!”

Broadway in the Woods at St. Joseph the Worker CES

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Elementary School was proud to present, Broadway in the Woods, on June 14th. The show starred junior and intermediate students, as well as the primary choir from the Thornhill school. This marvelous musical was written and directed by Grade 5 teacher, Mario Tunzi. During this original musical, the audience was … Continue reading “Broadway in the Woods at St. Joseph the Worker CES”

Sacred Canoe Project Answers Call for Truth and Reconciliation

Sacred Heart Catholic High School recently launched the Sacred Canoe project, which was co-created by Dawn Ellis-Mobbs, Department Head of Arts; Julee Colucci, Visual Arts Teacher; and Glenn Marais, Artist in Residence.  This team received funding from a Ministry grant as well as many other sources in order to enable the students to partner with … Continue reading “Sacred Canoe Project Answers Call for Truth and Reconciliation”