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Our Lady of the Lake CCS Student Wins Award at “Ask a Laureate” Event

The ninth annual “Ask a Laureate” event at the University of Toronto was held on Friday May 11, 2018. Students across Ontario participated in the essay contest in which they wrote about various chemistry topics. Our Lady of the Lake CCS student Bartolomeo Candelma, with the essay entitled “A Nano Level Invention to a Macro Level … Continue reading “Our Lady of the Lake CCS Student Wins Award at “Ask a Laureate” Event”

STL Students compete in The Dragon’s Nest Finale

Six students from St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School competed in The Dragon’s Nest Finale Competition through The Learning Partnership on May 15th, 2018. This competition challenged students to answer a business problem and conceptualize a product/solution to that problem while competing against 7 other schools in the GTA. From 250 video pitches that … Continue reading “STL Students compete in The Dragon’s Nest Finale”

St. Charles Garnier Student Wins Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Poster Challenge

The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) encourages Grade 5 students across the Province to annually participate in a Poster Challenge. They invite students to create posters that tell others what they value about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The challenge helps students to become more community-minded, politically aware and productive citizens, overall making … Continue reading “St. Charles Garnier Student Wins Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Poster Challenge”

Student Led Learning Walk at St. Michael the Archangel

This spring, St. Michael the Archangel CES in Woodbridge hosted its first ever Student Led Learning Walk. The Walk was developed by Mirella Rossi, a TCDSB Administrator, and is described as an “innovative, collaborative community-based leadership practice that documents learning and makes it visible and intentional for all.” During the Walk, students were able to … Continue reading “Student Led Learning Walk at St. Michael the Archangel”

St. Emily’s Mental Health and Wellness Day: Your Attitude Determines Your Direction

Ahead of Mental Health Week, Grade 4-6 students at St. Emily CES in Vaughan participated in a Mental Health and Well Day, themed on the idea that “Your Attitude Determines Your Direction.” This day featured a series of activities that bring awareness to student well-being and gave them insight to real life tools that they … Continue reading “St. Emily’s Mental Health and Wellness Day: Your Attitude Determines Your Direction”

St Michael the Archangel CES invites the community to pray The Living Rosary

The community of St. Michael the Archangel began its Catholic Education Week Celebrations with a beautiful school gathering to share in the Living Rosary. The Grade 5 students as well as their teachers, Mr. Gigliozzi, Ms. Bettencourt, Ms. DiTrani and Madame Alusio led the community in praying the Rosary in both in English and en … Continue reading “St Michael the Archangel CES invites the community to pray The Living Rosary”

Luke 4:18 Social Justice Symposium, “Living the Promise”

The York Catholic District School Board held its biennial Luke 4:18 Social Justice Symposium,  “Living the Promise” for elementary school students on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at its Catholic Education Centre in Aurora. The symposium was attended by elementary students from across the Board who are members of their school’s social justice councils, called Luke … Continue reading “Luke 4:18 Social Justice Symposium, “Living the Promise””

St. John Paul II students lead charitable initiative, “Pencils 4 Girls”

On Tuesday, May 8th, the student leadership team at St. John Paul II CES in Richmond Hill sold hand-decorated pencils to students at their schools to raise money to support global education initiatives, specifically to help provide girls with an education. In some countries, girls are often not granted the same educational opportunities as boys … Continue reading “St. John Paul II students lead charitable initiative, “Pencils 4 Girls””

St. Robert students sweep Debating Championship

Congratulations to St. Robert Catholic High School on its recent performance at the Ontario Pro-Con Debating Forum. The Markham school placed first in the Novice, Junior and Senior Division debates! Congratulations also to Rebecca Geng, who was named the Top Debater in the Novice Division. YCDSB thanks the volunteer judges, teacher-coaches, and parents for offering … Continue reading “St. Robert students sweep Debating Championship”