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!”

June is National Indigenous History Month

June is  National Indigenous History Month which celebrates the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.  The York Catholic District School Board is committed to teaching students about the rich and diverse histories of Canada’s First Nations Peoples. Recently, it announced Grade 11 students will take the Understanding Contemporary … Continue reading “June is National Indigenous History Month”

Update: York Catholic students win gold medals, advance to Canada Wide Science Fair, May 17-21

Originally posted May 10, 2021 Update – May 21, 2021 – The Canada Wide Science Fair Award ceremony was held virtually last night in Ottawa. Three projects from our school board received an award! Please see updates in the story below. Watch the full Canada-Wide Science Fair awards ceremony. The annual York Region Science and … Continue reading “Update: York Catholic students win gold medals, advance to Canada Wide Science Fair, May 17-21”

World Down Syndrome Day is March 21

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is celebrated annual on March 21 around the world. It is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate people with Down Syndrome. In 2012, the United Nations declared March 21 – 3-21 as World Down Syndrome Day, because this date signifies the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which … Continue reading “World Down Syndrome Day is March 21”

Choose to Challenge – International Women’s Day 2021

#IWD2021  #ChooseToChallenge International Women’s Day takes place on March 8th every year. It is a global day to advocate for women and girls, to raise awareness about the many challenges they face, and to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.  The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is: Choose to … Continue reading “Choose to Challenge – International Women’s Day 2021”