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”

Grade 9 students have a ‘blast’ at music workshop

Over 60 Grade 9 students from St. Robert CHS, St. Elizabeth CHS and Holy Cross CA participated in York Catholic’s fourth annual Beginner’s Blast music workshop on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Beginner’s Blast is an instrumental enhancement workshop and group performance for Grade 9 music students. It provides beginner instrumentalists with an opportunity to strengthen their … Continue reading “Grade 9 students have a ‘blast’ at music workshop”

SBA student earns a full scholarship to play soccer for Lafayette College

Twelve years of hard work on the soccer field has paid off for Melissa Lamanna, Grade 12 student at St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham. The 17 year old soccer standout recently signed her early commitment letter to Lafayette College in the USA and has earned a full scholarship on the strength of … Continue reading “SBA student earns a full scholarship to play soccer for Lafayette College”

YCDSB students sweep annual Crime Stoppers poster contest

Three York Catholic students won Crime Stoppers of York Region’s annual poster contest; a clean sweep for the Board! The contest challenged students across York Region to design a poster themed on the idea to “Respect Yourself.” The “Respect Yourself” theme emphasizes the importance of fostering a positive and accepting school environment for all students. … Continue reading “YCDSB students sweep annual Crime Stoppers poster contest”

YCDSB Schools Gear up for Jays Care Baseball Program

On Friday, November 9, 2018, a group of educators from across Canada came together to participate in a full day of training for the Challenger Baseball Program. This program, run by the Jays Care Foundation, provides training, programming and equipment to implement a physical activity program for students with physical or intellectual disabilities. While there … Continue reading “YCDSB Schools Gear up for Jays Care Baseball Program”