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 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”

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”

Open House for Regional Arts Program at St. Elizabeth CHS

Do you have a passion for dance, digital media, drama, instrumental music, visual arts, or vocal music? Then check out the Regional Arts Program Open House at St. Elizabeth Catholic High School on Wednesday, September 25 from 6-8 pm. St. Elizabeth is located at 525 New Westminster Drive in Thornhill. Any student in Grade 8 who … Continue reading “Open House for Regional Arts Program at St. Elizabeth CHS”

Sacred Heart CHS Student Mahta Gharaei A Worldwide Ambassador for York Catholic

Elite Karate Competitor Adds ‘2019 Miss Teen Globe Americas’ Title To Growing List of Accomplishments 2019 has been a busy year for Sacred Heart CHS student Mahta Gharaei, one filled with intense challenges, international travel, and a growing passion for competition. Earning a reputation in national circles as a talented specialist in Kumite (one of … Continue reading “Sacred Heart CHS Student Mahta Gharaei A Worldwide Ambassador for York Catholic”