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”

Elementary Arts School Nurtures Young People’s Talents

Families filled St. Michael Catholic Academy’s gym, in Thornhill, Ont., on Thursday, February 29, 2024, to learn more about the school’s unique Elementary Regional Arts Program.  Under the Elementary Regional Arts Program’s model, students in grades 4 through 8 complete the regular school curriculum in a compressed time, allowing for an hour per day of … Continue reading “Elementary Arts School Nurtures Young People’s Talents”

Sneak Peak of New Stouffville Schools

On Friday, February 2, 2024, members of the York Catholic District School Board got a special look at the Stouffville Multi-Use Facility, which will be home to Blessed Chiara Badano Catholic Elementary School, St. Katharine Drexel Catholic High School and a child care centre. Here are some photos from the beautiful new building that will … Continue reading “Sneak Peak of New Stouffville Schools”

P.A. Day Disclosure: November 17, 2023

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities for Friday, November 17, 2023. Elementary – Parent/Guardian-Teacher Interviews In the morning at elementary schools, parents/guardians will have an opportunity to meet with … Continue reading “P.A. Day Disclosure: November 17, 2023”

School-day Online Payment Tool

School-Day is an online cashless system for use by parents, teachers and office administrative staff. We are implementing School-Day to minimize the handling of cash by students, teachers and office staff, to reduce paper, and to streamline office efficiencies.   School-Day can be accessed from any web browser and gives parents real-time, secure access to … Continue reading “School-day Online Payment Tool”

Public Information Session – St. Cecilia

Good afternoon. As communicated to St. Cecilia families on June 28, 2023, the Board of Trustees has directed staff to review the secondary school feeder alignment for the St. Cecilia CES community. The secondary boundary review process is underway. The Local Boundary Review Committee (consisting of the school principals, school superintendents, the local Trustee, Planning Services staff … Continue reading “Public Information Session – St. Cecilia”

Board of Trustees Commits to Anti-Bullying Efforts

May 30, 2023   “We are many, we are one in Christ.” –Romans 12:5   Dear Families of the YCDSB, Last night, the Board of Trustees of the York Catholic District School Board committed to expanded efforts to end bullying and harassment in its schools for all students – especially for 2SLGTBQIA+ and Black students, … Continue reading “Board of Trustees Commits to Anti-Bullying Efforts”