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”

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”

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”

York Catholic’s Diane Sharp named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that Diane Sharp, Principal of St. Brendan Catholic Elementary School in Stouffville will be honoured as one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals by The Learning Partnership. The prestigious title is awarded to only 30 principals from across Canada each year. It recognizes the unique and vital … Continue reading “York Catholic’s Diane Sharp named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals”

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”