Introducing Tech Courses to Grade 8 students

On November 2, 2016, St. Joan of Arc CHS hosted its fourth annual Pathways to Technology Workshop for Grade 8 students in its feeder elementary schools. The event promoted technology courses at the school that will be available for students entering Grade 9 next year. Over 350 students from Holy Jubilee CES, Blessed Trinity CES, Divine Mercy CES, St. James CES, … Continue reading “Introducing Tech Courses to Grade 8 students”

Children’s Nutrition Presentation: A Whole Foods Approach

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Elementary School in Thornhill held a Children’s Nutrition Workshop for parents on November 15, 2016. The interactive workshop featured Deanna Lombardi Konecny, Nutritional Therapist & Paleo Nutritionist, and Andrea Lombardi, Physician Assistant, who spoke with parents about healthy food choices for children and youth. Parents found the workshop to be informative … Continue reading “Children’s Nutrition Presentation: A Whole Foods Approach”

St. Michael CA students discuss inclusive behaviours, welcoming others

Students at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill participated in a school-wide activity to promote compassion and inclusivity during Anti-Bullying/Pro-Compassion Week, November 21- 25. Students from the school’s social justice club called, Luke 4:18, read an announcement over the school’s PA system every morning that promoted inclusion. All staff at the school created a “Photo Story” of … Continue reading “St. Michael CA students discuss inclusive behaviours, welcoming others”

Family Science Night at St. Rene Goupil-St. Luke CES

The Catholic School Council for St. Rene Goupil – St Luke CES hosted a Family Science Night on Monday, November 14, 2016. The organization, Scientists in the Schools, was present and held various science workshops for students and their parents to explore. Parents and children were immersed in hands-on science activities that inspired scientific inquiry and exploration.  … Continue reading “Family Science Night at St. Rene Goupil-St. Luke CES”

YRP launches its festive RIDE campaign at St. Elizabeth CHS

On Thursday, November 17, 2016, St. Elizabeth Catholic High School in Thornhill proudly hosted the York Regional Police’s annual Festive RIDE launch at the YCDSB Theatre of the Arts, which is adjacent to the school. The RIDE (Reducing Impaired Driving Everywhere) launch featured Kevin Frankish from Breakfast Television, who acted as the emcee for this event. Representatives … Continue reading “YRP launches its festive RIDE campaign at St. Elizabeth CHS”

Celebrating St. Teresa of Calcutta

On Thursday, November 3, 2016, the school community of Mother Teresa CES gathered to celebrate the canonization of the school’s namesake. Father Carlos was the keynote speaker for this event. He spoke about Mother Teresa’s journey to sainthood and held the audience captive with his words and insight.  Father Carlos has traveled the world speaking about saints … Continue reading “Celebrating St. Teresa of Calcutta”

St. Joseph the Worker CES welcomes Warrant Officer, Carmine Corrado

St. Joseph the Worker CES in Thornhill proudly marked Remembrance Day with a school-wide presentation that featured Warrant Officer, Carmine Corrado, and a black light presentation. The school welcomed Warrant Officer, Carmine Corrado, who shared inspirational words about the importance of striving for peace, giving back to others, and remembering how lucky we are to live … Continue reading “St. Joseph the Worker CES welcomes Warrant Officer, Carmine Corrado”

Parents invited to learn about York Catholic’s French Immersion Program

Local information sessions will help parents determine if French Immersion is right for their child. The York Catholic District School Board offers the elementary French Immersion program to students beginning in Grade 1, at 15 Catholic schools throughout York Region. A series of public information sessions will be held throughout York Region for parents and … Continue reading “Parents invited to learn about York Catholic’s French Immersion Program”

Remembering the Unknown: A MAX ART Installation

Art students from St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School in Aurora created a Remembrance Day art installation to represent and commemorate all of the fallen soldiers who have lost their lives in war. The installation was inspired by the Canadian Tomb of the Unknown Soldier which is located in front of the National War Memorial in Confederation … Continue reading “Remembering the Unknown: A MAX ART Installation”