Orange Shirt Day is commemorated across Canada every September 30th, to acknowledge the impact of the residential school system, raise awareness and honour Indigenous communities, and promote reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day started in the spring of 2013, when a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph … Continue reading “York Catholic to commemorate Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters”
The York Catholic District School Board 2020-2021 School Re-entry Plan was developed with a focus on meeting students’ academic, mental health and wellbeing needs while ensuring a safe re-entry for all in September.
Aditya Ohri, is a Grade 12 student from St. Robert Catholic High School enrolled in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Inspired by his passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Aditya founded the non-profit organization, Court Science, which aims to make engaging in STEM education and data science accessible to youth worldwide through his … Continue reading “St. Robert CHS student creates non-profit organization to engage youth in STEM literacy and opportunities”
Students overcome challenges caused by COVID-19 to embrace distance learning and achieve academic excellence. Top scholars at all YCDSB high schools average outstanding 96.85 per cent
Emanuel Piccininni, Cardinal Carter Catholic High School student, is one of 100 students from across Canada to be named a Schulich Leadership Scholar. Emanuel was awarded the Schulich Leadership Scholarship worth $100,000 for demonstrating academic excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This also makes him the first Cardinal Carter student to receive the … Continue reading “Cardinal Carter CHS student receives prestigious Schulich Leadership Scholarship worth $100,000”
Greetings, I am announcing that for personal and family reasons, the duties of the Chair of the Board will be temporarily performed by Vice-Chair Dino Giuliani. I will continue my work in my capacity as Trustee for Vaughan Area 3, until my return to full duties on July 19, 2020. Thank you, Maria Marchese Chair, … Continue reading “Temporary Delegation of Duties by Board Chair”
Recent events in Canada and the United States have ignited discussion and action focused on the experiences of anti-Black racism. The work needed to dismantle anti-Black racism is complicated, and differentiated depending on our own identities. It will require us to be committed to supporting each other and holding each other accountable. With this in … Continue reading “ABR Guiding Resources”
More than 150 people were honoured during the 2019-2020 YSCPC Awards which were held virtually with this video.
For centuries, many of the first inhabitants would celebrate the arrival of the warm weather and the pleasures of the summer solstice. The summer solstice is the day of the year with the longest light. June 21, the first day of summer, has been chosen as National Indigenous Peoples Day! In 1996, the Governor General … Continue reading “June is National Indigenous History Month”