YCDSB Student to Learn About Ontario Politics First-Hand as Legislative Page

A heartfelt congratulations to Malcolm Y., one of St. Elizabeth Seton’s very own Grade 8 French Immersion students who has been selected to serve as a Legislative Page at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The Program is open to students in grades 7 and 8 who have an interest in current affairs and is designed … Continue reading “YCDSB Student to Learn About Ontario Politics First-Hand as Legislative Page”

Equity Seeking and Racialized Leadership – Session #2 – Building Your Leadership Portfolio (April 23, 2024)

  The YCDSB is committed to inclusivity and diversity within the workplace.  As we continue to explore equity seeking and racialized leadership, our upcoming session will focus on important aspects of career development and advancement:  Building your leadership portfolio in preparation for the role of Vice Principal. In this session we will delve into the … Continue reading “Equity Seeking and Racialized Leadership – Session #2 – Building Your Leadership Portfolio (April 23, 2024)”

“We Are Diverse. We Are One in Christ” Stickers

We are pleased to introduce a beautiful new “We Are Diverse. We Are One in Christ” sticker that will appear in York Catholic District School Board schools and workplaces over the coming days.  At the request of the Board of Trustees, these stickers were created to celebrate the peace and unity we find in Jesus … Continue reading ““We Are Diverse. We Are One in Christ” Stickers”

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas. In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun … Continue reading “Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse”

NOMINEE for March’s Future Goals MOST VALUABLE TEACHER PRESENTED BY SAP – Ms. Garel (St. Francis Xavier CES)

We wish to call on everyone in the York Catholic District School Board community to support Leilani Garel, a teacher at St. Francis Xavier CES in Markham, as she vies for the NHL/NHLPA’s Future Goals Most Valuable Teacher Award!  Ms. Garel is one of only 20 teachers selected for this honour in North America and … Continue reading “NOMINEE for March’s Future Goals MOST VALUABLE TEACHER PRESENTED BY SAP – Ms. Garel (St. Francis Xavier CES)”

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with … Continue reading “2024 Lenten Mass”

Social Justice Graffiti Mural

The Social Justice Graffiti Mural Student Committee of the St. Andrew’s Catholic Elementary School in Woodbridge, did an incredible job creating their first graffiti mural at their school.  This opportunity allowed the students to showcase their incredible talent and creativity while collaborating to make an impactful art piece. The school hosted an event to showcase … Continue reading “Social Justice Graffiti Mural”