St. Maximilian Kolbe (SMK) Rugby Phenom Lara Jorgensen Named to Team Canada U18 Women’s Squad

SMK Mustangs Varsity Girls 7s Leader Brings Her Game To The Next Level Congratulations to YCDSBs own Lara Jorgensen for launching the 2019-2020 school year in style! In addition to being named SMK Female Athlete of the Month for September, this exceptional player, leader, friend, and sports ambassador was chosen this month to join the … Continue reading “St. Maximilian Kolbe (SMK) Rugby Phenom Lara Jorgensen Named to Team Canada U18 Women’s Squad”

York Catholic’s Local “High School Information Nights” Showcase Course Offerings for September 2020-2021 Academic Year: Parents, Students Can Explore Innovative Program Options

Beginning October 30th, the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) will showcase their annual series of local High School Information Nights for Grade 8 students and their parents who reside in York Region, as well as Grade 6 students and their parents who reside in the Town of Georgina.  Attendees will have an opportunity to … Continue reading “York Catholic’s Local “High School Information Nights” Showcase Course Offerings for September 2020-2021 Academic Year: Parents, Students Can Explore Innovative Program Options”

YCDSB Students Reach Top of Competitive Stacking World!

National Team Places In Top 10 at Junior Olympics For more than a decade, students across the YCDSB have been participating in the hugely popular international activity of Sport Stacking as part of the physical education curriculum, both as a rainy day activity, or part of a Family Fitness night.  Many of these students have … Continue reading “YCDSB Students Reach Top of Competitive Stacking World!”

St. Raphael The Archangel CES Chosen To Represent YCDSB In Global Environmental Study

On September 19th St. Raphael the Archangel CES (SRA) hosted an interactive day of Environmental Action, welcoming researchers from the University Of St. Andrews in Scotland to a special edition of the SRA ‘Milk Mats’ Weaving Workshop. Under the auspices of a Universal Scholarship, Biology Graduate Students Milly Clover and Sophie Dorothe Lieke consulted with … Continue reading “St. Raphael The Archangel CES Chosen To Represent YCDSB In Global Environmental Study”

YCDSB celebrates World Teachers’ Day, October 5th

Held annually on October 5th since 1994, World Teachers’ Day was founded by UNESCO in recognition of the significant contributions of teachers worldwide. The York Catholic District School Board extends a heartfelt thank you to all of our teachers for their commitment to Catholic Education, and for their guidance and leadership of the students and … Continue reading “YCDSB celebrates World Teachers’ Day, October 5th”

October is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes the month of October as Autism Awareness Month, which aims to increase awareness and promote understanding and inclusion for people living with autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a life-long neurological disorder that affects the way a person communicates and relates to the people and world around them. ASD … Continue reading “October is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month”

October is Learning Disability Awareness Month

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes the month of October as Learning Disability Awareness Month. During October, YCDSB and its community partner, the Learning Disability Association of York Region, aims to raise awareness about the wide-variety of learning disabilities, reduce stigma, and help people with learning disabilities to access the supports needed to thrive. Help … Continue reading “October is Learning Disability Awareness Month”

October is International Walk to School Month

October is International Walk to School Month (IWALK), and on October 2, 2019, YCDSB will join communities across the globe in celebrating International Walk to School Day! Join the movement! Teachers, administrators and Catholic School Councils can learn more about IWALK or register their school to participate in IWALK Day through the Ontario Active School Travel website. … Continue reading “October is International Walk to School Month”

“Our Lady of Peace Catholic Learning Centre” Opens in Maple

On Friday, September 27th, the new “Our Lady of Peace Catholic Learning Centre” in Maple olp.ycdsb.ca opened its doors, with celebrations including a Prayer of Dedication, Flag Raising and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  Hosted by YCDSB Director of Education Ab Falconi,  the event featured Special Guest Speaker, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education for Ontario. … Continue reading ““Our Lady of Peace Catholic Learning Centre” Opens in Maple”

Meet Your New Student Trustee: Teresa Siby

A Grade 11 student at St. Robert Catholic High School in Thornhill, Teresa is a passionate lifelong learner and youth advocate, inspired by her faith, and an active approach to service. In May 2019, Teresa was elected Junior Student Trustee for the York Catholic District School Board. In late August, she was and officially Commissioned, in a … Continue reading “Meet Your New Student Trustee: Teresa Siby”