Song from St. Brother Andre CHS declared Catholic Education Week song winner

The Chance is the official song for #CatholicEducationWeek 2022: Rebuild, Restore, Renew Together The York Catholic District School Board is proud to share that the winning song for this year’s Catholic Education Week (CEW) comes from St. Brother Andre Catholic High School! The Ontario Catholic Schools Trustee Association (OCSTA) declared the song, The Chance, composed, … Continue reading “Song from St. Brother Andre CHS declared Catholic Education Week song winner”

Grade 8 St. Margaret Mary student named winner of ShareLife’s poster contest

For the second year in a row a student from the York Catholic District School Board was named the winner of ShareLife’s Annual Elementary Poster Contest! The Board congratulates Jasmin L., Grade 8 student at St. Margaret Mary CES in Vaughan on winning the Catholic charity’s 14th Annual Poster Contest. Jasmin’s poster will become the … Continue reading “Grade 8 St. Margaret Mary student named winner of ShareLife’s poster contest”

Student Artwork Featured on YCDSB 2021 Christmas Card

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Yza P., Grade 8 student at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill and Isabelle G., Grade 6 student at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Elementary School in Markham for creating the beautiful artwork featured on the Board’s official 2021 Christmas card! Yza’s and Isabelle’s artwork were selected as the … Continue reading “Student Artwork Featured on YCDSB 2021 Christmas Card”

Luke 4:18 Committee’s Northern Neighbours Project a Success! 88 student gifts sent to Nunavut & Northwest Territories

Luke 4:18 Northern Neighbours Project:  A huge thank you to the SJA community for your generous contributions! We were able to send out 88 student gifts and 3 elder gifts to four different northern schools in Northwest Territories and Nunavut!  Thanks to our Luke 4:18 Committee who worked diligently organizing the gifts, decorating the envelopes, … Continue reading “Luke 4:18 Committee’s Northern Neighbours Project a Success! 88 student gifts sent to Nunavut & Northwest Territories”

Terry Fox Run at St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS in Aurora

This year, staff and students at St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS were reminded to “Try Like Terry” as its community continued to forge ahead amidst these challenging times – if we put our minds to it, we can accomplish anything. In honour of Terry’s Marathon of Hope and continuing his legacy at St. Maximilian Kolbe, the … Continue reading “Terry Fox Run at St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS in Aurora”

St. Elizabeth Music Council nurtures hope

The St. Elizabeth CHS Music Council prepared musical performances to help lift the spirits of staff and residents of numerous long term care homes in the community. The students worked hard to create a video displaying the work of instrumental, vocal and dance performances. These students shared their talents and gifts by delivering messages of … Continue reading “St. Elizabeth Music Council nurtures hope”

York Catholic to host large scale Nurturing Hope Spring Food Drive

The York Catholic District School Board will be hosting a large scale food drive involving 59 of its elementary schools that will support eight different York Region area food banks. “I am thinking of what St. Ignatius told us…He pointed out two criteria on love.The first: love is expressed more clearly in actions than in … Continue reading “York Catholic to host large scale Nurturing Hope Spring Food Drive”

Daily themes the focus of Catholic Education Week activities at Divine Mercy CES

Divine Mercy Catholic Elementary School in Maple celebrated Catholic Education Week with a plethora of virtual events and activities centered around each of Catholic Education Week’s daily themes: Preparing the Earth (Monday), Sowing Seeds of Gratitude (Tuesday), Cultivating Relationships (Wednesday), Harvesting New Fruit (Thursday) and Marveling in Wonder (Friday). On Monday, the school livestreamed a … Continue reading “Daily themes the focus of Catholic Education Week activities at Divine Mercy CES”