Keswick Teacher Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by Queen’s University

Baillie Awards recognize the excellence and influence of high school educators The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Colin Archbell, Department Head of Canadian and World Studies at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Academy in Keswick for earning the Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queens University. Archbell received the award … Continue reading “Keswick Teacher Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by Queen’s University”

YCDSB Alumni to Compete for Canada’s Paralympic Swim Team in Tokyo

Good Luck in Tokyo Matt! The York Catholic District School Board wishes its former student, Matt Cabraja, the best of luck when he represents Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He is one of 19 athletes to be part of the Canadian Paralympic Swimming Team. Matt is an honours graduate of St Jean de … Continue reading “YCDSB Alumni to Compete for Canada’s Paralympic Swim Team in Tokyo”

St. Robert CHS recognized by the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Waterloo

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates the St. Robert CHS Math Department and their students on several recent achievements that led to them being recognized by the University of Waterloo! Ernest Wong, Grade 12 IB student at the Markham school received the Faculty of Mathematics National Scholarship worth $25,000. Ernest was also awarded with … Continue reading “St. Robert CHS recognized by the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Waterloo”

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

The York Catholic District School Board extends a huge CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2021! High schools across York Catholic held their virtual graduation ceremonies on June 29, 2021. Schools also celebrated their Grade 12 students with special events and activities including graduation masses, video tributes, drive by clap-outs and other socially distanced outdoor activities. … Continue reading “Congratulations to the Class of 2021”

St. Cecilia (finally) presents The Little Mermaid Jr.

Production was two years in the making and was well worth the wait! In September 2019, St. Cecilia Catholic Elementary School in Maple announced that devoted staff and students would embark on a journey to present their third musical production, MTI’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”, in April 2020. Together, students and staff worked hard on … Continue reading “St. Cecilia (finally) presents The Little Mermaid Jr.”

Holy Cross Catholic Academy earns official recognition as an IB World School

Applications for IB Programme are currently being accepted for September classes The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Holy Cross Catholic Academy on becoming an authorized IB World School for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. With this new designation, the Woodbridge high school joins a global community of schools committed to developing worldly, knowledgeable and … Continue reading “Holy Cross Catholic Academy earns official recognition as an IB World School”

Two York Catholic students win prestigious $100K Schulich scholarships

Grade 12 students Aimee Petrea Chiripuci and Kiara Mavalwala named Schulich Leader Scholars The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Aimee Petrea Chiripuci, Grade 12 Student at Father Bressani CHS in Woodbridge and Kiara Mavalwala, Grade 12 Student at St. Augustine CHS in Markham on each receiving the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship worth $100,000 for demonstrating … Continue reading “Two York Catholic students win prestigious $100K Schulich scholarships”

St. Michael CA and student Briana Zhong earn Character Community Awards!

Live with Character – Change our World The York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill and Briana Zhong, Grade 10 student at St. Robert Catholic High School in Markham both received awards by the Character Community York Region for their service to the community. St. Michael … Continue reading “St. Michael CA and student Briana Zhong earn Character Community Awards!”

St. Theresa of Lisieux named DECA – IDCD North American Champions

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates St. Theresa of Lisieux students, Sherry Yang, Grade 12, and Angelina Zheng, Grade 11, who placed first place at DECA’s North American Finalist Competition International Career Development Conference (ICDC). Sherry and Angelina represented Ontario in the Finalist Competition, competing against approximately 19,000 students from across North America. Sherry … Continue reading “St. Theresa of Lisieux named DECA – IDCD North American Champions”