St. Theresa of Lisieux and St. Robert Catholic High Schools Embarked on the 6th Annual March Break Italy Tour

A truly remarkable way to spend the March Break for anyone would be to travel from north to south in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Italy. That is exactly what students, teachers and supervisors from the YCDSB did this March Break and what a time they had. Close to 50 students … Continue reading “St. Theresa of Lisieux and St. Robert Catholic High Schools Embarked on the 6th Annual March Break Italy Tour”

ASD Art Gallery at the York Catholic District School Board

Art is the gift of God and must be used unto His glory. Michelangelo The tenth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2018. In honour of this internationally recognized day, autism organizations around the world celebrate with unique awareness-raising events. Once again this year, major global landmarks will light up in the colour blue … Continue reading “ASD Art Gallery at the York Catholic District School Board”

Corpus Christi CES wins the Toronto Marlies Middle School Meltdown Tournament

Corpus Christi CES in Richmond Hill won the Toronto Marlies Middle School Meltdown Tournament at the Ricoh Centre on Saturday, February 24, 2018. 16 teams from across the GTA participated in this 5th annual two-day tournament. Corpus Christi tied the game in third period against Royal Orchard Middle School to bring the score to 3-3. … Continue reading “Corpus Christi CES wins the Toronto Marlies Middle School Meltdown Tournament”

Boundary Review: Pope Francis CES and Our Lady of Fatima CES

Consistent with the Board’s Long Term Accommodation Plan, a boundary change has been proposed involving Pope Francis CES and Our Lady of Fatima CES. Accommodation Options will include the redirection of areas located north of Major Mackenzie Drive, currently attending Our Lady of Fatima CES, to Pope Francis CES. Board staff would like to discuss … Continue reading “Boundary Review: Pope Francis CES and Our Lady of Fatima CES”

York Catholic District School Board Names Ab Falconi as New Director of Education

The Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Ab Falconi as the new Director of Education for the York Catholic District School Board, effective April 1, 2018. Mr. Falconi replaces retired Director of Education, Patricia Preston, and Acting Director, Diane Murgaski. “We are pleased and excited to welcome Mr. Falconi as our new Director of … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board Names Ab Falconi as New Director of Education”

St. Anthony CES welcomes award-winning author, Itah Sadu for Black History Month

In honour of Black History Month, St. Anthony CES in Thornhill welcomed Itah Sadu, an award-winning author, storyteller, and owner of Toronto bookstore, A Different Booklist. Sadu shared the rich oral traditions of the Caribbean, Africa and North America with the school’s Grade 1-8 students and teachers through a presentation titled, Stories That Make You Holler. … Continue reading “St. Anthony CES welcomes award-winning author, Itah Sadu for Black History Month”

St. Brother Andre Catholic High School students win TADA skills competition second year in a row

YCDSB congratulates Christopher Giuga and David Vecchiarelli, students from St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham on their recent team win at the TADA skills competition. The two SBA automotive technician students prevailed over 17 other Toronto-area high school teams to win a high-octane skills competition at the Canadian International Auto Show on February 15, 2018. Christopher … Continue reading “St. Brother Andre Catholic High School students win TADA skills competition second year in a row”

Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen speaks to St. Gregory the Great students

St. Gregory the Great Academy students recently participated in a video call with Canadian Astronaut, Jeremy Hansen. The students were inspired to reach for their goals through hard work, perseverance and a focus on maths and science. Hansen explained how the life of an astronaut is a life of adventure and exploration and that astronauts … Continue reading “Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen speaks to St. Gregory the Great students”