YCDSB Math Consultant to receive the 2015 VIP Award from LDAYR

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Connie Quadrini for being named the 2015 VIP by the Learning Disabilities Association of York Region (LDAYR), for her work supporting students with learning disabilities in the areas of mathematics. The LDAYR will present Connie with the 2015 VIP Award at its Annual General Meeting taking place on … Continue reading “YCDSB Math Consultant to receive the 2015 VIP Award from LDAYR”

The York Catholic District School Board welcomes students back to school

The York Catholic District School Board is preparing to welcome over 55,000 Kindergarten to Grade 12 students to its 105 schools this September.  Elementary school students will start classes on Tuesday, September 8th. High school students in Grades 10-12, and students in Grades 8-12 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School in Keswick, … Continue reading “The York Catholic District School Board welcomes students back to school”

Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program

The York Catholic District School Board, in partnership with Catholic Community Services of York Region, the York Region District School Board, and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, is proud to offer orientation programs for high school students who are new to Canada. The Newcomer Orientation Week (NOW) program and the similar, but abbreviated Newcomer Orientation Day … Continue reading “Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program”

YCDSB celebrates groundbreaking of Markham Sports Dome at Father Michael McGivney CA

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that construction has begun on a domed soccer facility at Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy. An official ground-breaking ceremony was held on Monday, June 15, 2015 with members from all of the organizations who have contributed to the future facility. The facility, which will be called … Continue reading “YCDSB celebrates groundbreaking of Markham Sports Dome at Father Michael McGivney CA”

York Catholic District School Board’s Awards Recognition Evening

On Tuesday, June 2, the York Catholic District School Board hosted an Awards Night in recognition of outstanding achievements by it students, staff and school communities during the 2014-15 school year. Awards were presented to recognize achievements in athletics, media contests, social justice projects, skills competitions, science and technology fairs and environmental initiatives. A reception … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board’s Awards Recognition Evening”

Students say ‘Yes, I Can!’

This year, the York Region chapter of the ‘Yes I Can’ Awards Ceremony took place at Richmond Green High School in Richmond Hill on May 21st, 2015. The ceremony acknowledged the achievements of students with identified needs such as physical disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and developmental disabilities. The awards include student accomplishments in the areas … Continue reading “Students say ‘Yes, I Can!’”

YCDSB is pleased to announce the winner of the Mental Health Slogan Contest

YCDSB recognizes May 4-10 as Mental Health Week. Please visit the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health website for more information on Mental Health Week. Congratulations to Amin Mohsen, a grade 9 student at Jean Vanier CHS. His slogan “A Healthy Mind Means a Healthy Life” will be featured on all Board promotional materials for mental health. Amin … Continue reading “YCDSB is pleased to announce the winner of the Mental Health Slogan Contest”

Schools celebrate Catholic Education Week

Schools across the York Catholic District School Board will celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 4th -8th by hosting a series of special events, including a Province-Wide Mass, which will be held on May 7th. The theme for Catholic Education Week is Exploring Paths of Joy. The week recognizes the significant contributions that Catholic education has … Continue reading “Schools celebrate Catholic Education Week”

York Catholic Board Announces its 2015 Distinguished Alumni

In celebration of Catholic Education Week, May 4-8, the York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce its 2015 Distinguished Alumni. Each year the Board selects six graduates from its secondary schools who have gone on to make significant and unique contributions in their respective careers and communities. Announced each year at the beginning … Continue reading “York Catholic Board Announces its 2015 Distinguished Alumni”