Creative Minds contest encourages empathy

Students from Father Michael McGivney CA & St. Robert CHS among 9 students recognized throughout the Greater Toronto Area For its first time, students from high schools across York Catholic were invited to participate in the Creative Minds Youth Contest. The theme for 2017-2018 contest was “Empathy: Walking in Another’s Shoes.” Students were encouraged to submit … Continue reading “Creative Minds contest encourages empathy”

City of Vaughan recognizes Holy Cross’ Junior Boys Soccer Team

Holy Cross Catholic Academy’s Junior Boys Soccer Team won this year’s YRAA Championship YCDSB congratulates Holy Cross Catholic Academy’s Junior Boys Soccer Team, which recently claimed the York Region Athletic Association Championship. The team was invited by the City of Vaughan to its Committee of the Whole meeting on December 5, 2018, to be formally … Continue reading “City of Vaughan recognizes Holy Cross’ Junior Boys Soccer Team”

YCDSB employee, student and alumni honoured at the Ontario CEC’s 62nd Annual Special Education Conference

Rick Miraglia, York Catholic’s Behaviour Resource Supervisor receives the President’s Award from the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children The York Catholic District School Board sincerely congratulates Rick Miraglia, Behaviour Resource Supervisor, on his recent receipt of the President’s Award from the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children. Rick was presented with the award, which recognizes a … Continue reading “YCDSB employee, student and alumni honoured at the Ontario CEC’s 62nd Annual Special Education Conference”

York Catholic District School Board Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair

At the December 4 Inaugural Board meeting of the York Catholic District School Board, Dominic Mazzotta, Trustee for Richmond Hill, was elected as Chair by his fellow trustees. He had previously served as a Trustee for eight years. Outgoing Chair Elizabeth Crowe, Trustee for Aurora/King/Whitchurch-Stouffville, who nominated Mazzotta, spoke to his extensive experience as both … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair”

Senior citizens get a second chance to attend prom

Magical moments at the ‘senior prom’ Students in the Luke 4:18 Social Justice Club at St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Elementary School in Maple recently helped residents at the nearby Sherwood Retirement Home mark a milestone that they missed in their earlier days — they went to prom together! The students visited the retirement home … Continue reading “Senior citizens get a second chance to attend prom”

Health and Wellness SHSM students learn from experts at Southlake Regional Health Centre

Students from Sacred Heart Catholic High School in Newmarket and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School in Georgina who are part of the Health and Wellness SHSM (Specialist High Skills Major) program at their school, recently engaged in an experiential learning opportunity with health care professionals from Southlake Regional Health Center. The students … Continue reading “Health and Wellness SHSM students learn from experts at Southlake Regional Health Centre”

Advanced Placement Program coming to Our Lady of the Lake CCS

New AP Program will be first of its kind in Georgina when introduced for the 2019-20 school year The York Catholic District School Board recently voted to implement an Advanced Placement (AP) Program at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School in Georgina at its Regular Board Meeting on October 30, 2018. The Advanced … Continue reading “Advanced Placement Program coming to Our Lady of the Lake CCS”