School artifacts on display to mark YCDSB’s 50th Anniversary

Old yearbooks, class photos, uniforms, newspaper clippings among items in YCDSB 50th Anniversary Display at the CEC 50 years ago, the York County Roman Catholic Separate School Board (YCRCSSB), the precursor of the York Catholic District School Board was established. The formation of the YCRCSSB amalgamated the delivery of education of several Catholic schools in … Continue reading “School artifacts on display to mark YCDSB’s 50th Anniversary”

Father Michael McGivney CA presents: The Wizard of Oz

FMM Community invited to join Dorothy as she journey’s down the Yellow Brick Road Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy in Markham is proud to present The Wizard of Oz on Thursday, April 11th and Friday, April 12th. With a cast of over 50 students under the helm of Sofia Nardi, Teacher and Producer/Co-Director, the audience is in for … Continue reading “Father Michael McGivney CA presents: The Wizard of Oz

St. Mary of the Angels students perform in Carmen with Opera Belcanto

On April 4th and 6th, students from St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Elementary School in Woodbridge had an amazing and rare opportunity to perform in the opera Carmen with Opera Belcanto of York at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. The dedicated Grade 2-8 students who are part of the school’s chorus … Continue reading “St. Mary of the Angels students perform in Carmen with Opera Belcanto”

York Catholic students recognized for Challenging Stereotypes

Several York Catholic high school students were recently recognized by the Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA for placing or becoming a finalist in the charity’s annual Creative Minds Youth Contest. High school students were invited to submit an essay, artwork and/or short video on the theme of Challenging Stereotypes – Embracing Uniqueness in Today’s World.  The … Continue reading “York Catholic students recognized for Challenging Stereotypes”

York Catholic students show-off their skills

On Wednesday, March 27th, students from York Catholic secondary schools competed in the first-ever Board-wide Technological Skills Competition. This competition was a qualifying event for the regional and provincial Ontario Technological Skills Competitions. Judged by industry experts, students competed in one of five categories: Auto Service, Coding, Hairstyling, Photography, and TV/Video. Auto Service Students faced … Continue reading “York Catholic students show-off their skills”

Sacred Canoe recognized by Canadian Parliament in Ottawa

‘Canoe to the Capital’ continues the ‘Sacred Canoe’ project and tells a story of reconciliation Students and staff from Newmarket’s Sacred Heart Catholic High School, along with community partners in Newmarket presented their Sacred Canoe community-based arts project at the Canadian Parliament on March 21st to help mark the International Day for the Elimination of … Continue reading “Sacred Canoe recognized by Canadian Parliament in Ottawa”

STREAM Night at St. Michael the Archangel a success!

St. Michael the Archangel CES recently partnered with its Catholic School Council to host its first-ever STREAM Night! STREAM stands for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics and the evening featured engaging, fun and educational activities that highlighted these subjects. There were Jump2Math interactive activities as well as MakerSpaces, coding and robots activities, 3D printing … Continue reading “STREAM Night at St. Michael the Archangel a success!”