Green initiatives setting records thanks to critical partnerships

In 2018, the York Catholic District School Board saw yet another successful year of creating green spaces through its School Ground Greening Program. The program is made possible thanks to valuable partnerships with Evergreen and The Regional Municipality of York. A record number of Catholic schools participated in the program this past year, demonstrating the … Continue reading “Green initiatives setting records thanks to critical partnerships”

Nominations now open for York Catholic’s annual Distinguished Alumni honour

You have until February 28th to nominate a great graduate who has made a difference locally or abroad The York Catholic District School Board is now accepting nominations for its annual Distinguished Alumni Campaign. Each year, the highly-anticipated campaign features six graduates from York Catholic secondary schools who have met a high level of success … Continue reading “Nominations now open for York Catholic’s annual Distinguished Alumni honour”

myBlueprint High School Course Selection & Pathways Planner for Grades 7-12 Students

How does my child log into myBlueprint Visit myblueprint.ca/ycdsb and select School Account Log In You can also find the link from the “Students” tab on your high school’s website. Follow log in instructions Enter username and password as instructed For more information regarding myBlueprint, connect with your school guidance counsellor. About myBlueprint The York Catholic … Continue reading “myBlueprint High School Course Selection & Pathways Planner for Grades 7-12 Students”

Creative Minds contest encourages empathy

Students from Father Michael McGivney CA & St. Robert CHS among 9 students recognized throughout the Greater Toronto Area For its first time, students from high schools across York Catholic were invited to participate in the Creative Minds Youth Contest. The theme for 2017-2018 contest was “Empathy: Walking in Another’s Shoes.” Students were encouraged to submit … Continue reading “Creative Minds contest encourages empathy”

YCDSB employee, student and alumni honoured at the Ontario CEC’s 62nd Annual Special Education Conference

Rick Miraglia, York Catholic’s Behaviour Resource Supervisor receives the President’s Award from the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children The York Catholic District School Board sincerely congratulates Rick Miraglia, Behaviour Resource Supervisor, on his recent receipt of the President’s Award from the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children. Rick was presented with the award, which recognizes a … Continue reading “YCDSB employee, student and alumni honoured at the Ontario CEC’s 62nd Annual Special Education Conference”

York Catholic District School Board Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair

At the December 4 Inaugural Board meeting of the York Catholic District School Board, Dominic Mazzotta, Trustee for Richmond Hill, was elected as Chair by his fellow trustees. He had previously served as a Trustee for eight years. Outgoing Chair Elizabeth Crowe, Trustee for Aurora/King/Whitchurch-Stouffville, who nominated Mazzotta, spoke to his extensive experience as both … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair”

Health and Wellness SHSM students learn from experts at Southlake Regional Health Centre

Students from Sacred Heart Catholic High School in Newmarket and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School in Georgina who are part of the Health and Wellness SHSM (Specialist High Skills Major) program at their school, recently engaged in an experiential learning opportunity with health care professionals from Southlake Regional Health Center. The students … Continue reading “Health and Wellness SHSM students learn from experts at Southlake Regional Health Centre”

Grade 9 students have a ‘blast’ at music workshop

Over 60 Grade 9 students from St. Robert CHS, St. Elizabeth CHS and Holy Cross CA participated in York Catholic’s fourth annual Beginner’s Blast music workshop on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Beginner’s Blast is an instrumental enhancement workshop and group performance for Grade 9 music students. It provides beginner instrumentalists with an opportunity to strengthen their … Continue reading “Grade 9 students have a ‘blast’ at music workshop”