NACCA Black History Month events

The York Catholic District School Board would like to share this information from the Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association (NACCA). NACCA invites the community to participate in its Black History Month events and activities.  This Black History Month, NACCA explores the theme: Leadership and Allyship “Ignorance of each other is what has made unity impossible … Continue reading “NACCA Black History Month events”

Winter Walk Day is February 2nd

York Catholic schools are pleased to join schools across Canada in celebrating Winter Walk Day on Wednesday, February 2, 2022! Each year, Winter Walk Day takes place on the first Wednesday of February. Walking to and from school is fun every day, so we encourage you to journey outside throughout the entire month of February! … Continue reading “Winter Walk Day is February 2nd”

January 27 is Family Literacy Day

January 27 is Family Literacy Day! Celebrated annually it raises awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. This nationwide initiative was created by ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization, in 1999. This year’s Family Literacy Day theme is Learning in the Great Outdoors. Spending time in nature provides many benefits, … Continue reading “January 27 is Family Literacy Day”

October is International Walk to School Month

The first Wednesday of October is I-Walk Day! October is International Walk to School (IWalk) Month and October 6th is International Walk to School Day! Schools across York Region are excited to celebrate IWalk Month again now that most students are back to in-person learning. IWalk Month officially kicks off the Active School Travel program. … Continue reading “October is International Walk to School Month”

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”