Four York Catholic students win silver medals at the Canada-Wide Science Fair!

Update – May 17, 2019 For the first-time ever, four York Catholic students win silver medals at the Canada-Wide Science Fair! Congratulations to: Yaseen Abbas on his silver medal; Mira Bhattacharya on her silver medal, as well her York University Stem Entrepreneur Bootcamp Scholarship Award ($2,000 value); Ahmed Nadeem on his silver medal; and Patricia … Continue reading “Four York Catholic students win silver medals at the Canada-Wide Science Fair!”

School artifacts on display to mark YCDSB’s 50th Anniversary

Old yearbooks, class photos, uniforms, newspaper clippings among items in YCDSB 50th Anniversary Display at the CEC 50 years ago, the York County Roman Catholic Separate School Board (YCRCSSB), the precursor of the York Catholic District School Board was established. The formation of the YCRCSSB amalgamated the delivery of education of several Catholic schools in … Continue reading “School artifacts on display to mark YCDSB’s 50th Anniversary”

York Catholic students recognized for Challenging Stereotypes

Several York Catholic high school students were recently recognized by the Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA for placing or becoming a finalist in the charity’s annual Creative Minds Youth Contest. High school students were invited to submit an essay, artwork and/or short video on the theme of Challenging Stereotypes – Embracing Uniqueness in Today’s World.  The … Continue reading “York Catholic students recognized for Challenging Stereotypes”

York Catholic students show-off their skills

On Wednesday, March 27th, students from York Catholic secondary schools competed in the first-ever Board-wide Technological Skills Competition. This competition was a qualifying event for the regional and provincial Ontario Technological Skills Competitions. Judged by industry experts, students competed in one of five categories: Auto Service, Coding, Hairstyling, Photography, and TV/Video. Auto Service Students faced … Continue reading “York Catholic students show-off their skills”

Students reflect on the impacts of drug and alcohol use at Power Conference

In late February, St. Augustine’s OSAID (Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving) Council hosted the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Power Conference at the York Catholic District School Board’s Catholic Education in Aurora.  This year’s conference focused on mental health. Approximately 100 students and teachers from OSAID and ESP (Empowered Student Partnerships) councils from 13 different York … Continue reading “Students reflect on the impacts of drug and alcohol use at Power Conference”