St. Gabriel the Archangel raises more than $30K to help find a Cure for Claire

When asked what St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Elementary School thought of Claire Gortnar, they responded, “she is the perfect combination between princess and warrior.” Claire is a junior kindergarten student at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Elementary School. In the classroom, her favourite subjects include music and movement. She also enjoys being around her … Continue reading “St. Gabriel the Archangel raises more than $30K to help find a Cure for Claire”

York Catholic students host their first PuMP+ STEM fair for youths to explore pathways

Last month, York Catholic students members of Prospective Medical Professionals hosted PuMP+, their first science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fair at the Richmond Hill Centre of Performing Arts. The event provided students with the opportunity to partake in STEM activities, speak with industry professionals and learn about the many career pathways available to them. … Continue reading “York Catholic students host their first PuMP+ STEM fair for youths to explore pathways”

St. Monica CES Eco Club raises funds for Australian bushfires with handmade buttons

When the Eco Club at St. Monica Catholic Elementary School heard about the Australian bushfires and the animals it affected, they knew they had to take action. Students came up with the idea to create more than 800 buttons to raise awareness for the bushfires and the animals that inhabit the lands. The button designs … Continue reading “St. Monica CES Eco Club raises funds for Australian bushfires with handmade buttons”

St. Gregory the Great CA duct tapes their principal to the wall to raise more than $20,000

“The proof of love is in the works.” – St. Gregory the Great. Who wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to duct tape their principal to the wall and donate to a great cause at the same time? Since the beginning of the school year, students and staff at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy were … Continue reading “St. Gregory the Great CA duct tapes their principal to the wall to raise more than $20,000”

St. Augustine celebrates new and rekindles old friendships with an inclusive Best Buddies Day Dance

Friendship is in the air at the York Catholic District School Board. For the fourth year in a row, York Catholic schools, in partnership with Best Buddies Canada, an organization that pairs students living with intellectual disabilities with neurotypical peers, hosted a Best Buddies Day Dance. This year, students and staff at St. Augustine Catholic … Continue reading “St. Augustine celebrates new and rekindles old friendships with an inclusive Best Buddies Day Dance”

York Catholic District School Board sisters give it their all in 2020 Olympics Qualifier Tournament

Three of four Uddenberg sisters recently competed in the Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in McAllen, Texas at the HEB Park with the Saint Kitts and Nevis National Football Team. “We are so happy that Kayla and Cloey had this opportunity to participate in such a memorable life experience together with their older sister,” said … Continue reading “York Catholic District School Board sisters give it their all in 2020 Olympics Qualifier Tournament”

St. Maximilian Kolbe’s Graduating Class of 2020 Debuts its Art Exhibit at the Aurora Cultural Centre

On Feb. 5, the 2020 graduating class at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School celebrated the opening of their art gallery exhibit, titled “The Collection” at the Aurora Cultural Centre. The exhibit will be on display throughout the month of February for students, families, staff and community members to enjoy and support local artists. Since … Continue reading “St. Maximilian Kolbe’s Graduating Class of 2020 Debuts its Art Exhibit at the Aurora Cultural Centre”

York Catholic students take home 3 of 4 awards at annual Crime Stoppers poster and video contest

More than 100 students participated in Crime Stoppers of York Region’s Student School Symposium poster and video challenge to promote the theme, “protect each other, and respect each other.” This year, York Catholic District School Board students won three of four awards in efforts to raise awareness about Crime Stoppers in their schools. This also … Continue reading “York Catholic students take home 3 of 4 awards at annual Crime Stoppers poster and video contest”

St. Elizabeth CHS students win Central Ontario Junior Achievement Titan Competition: a first for YCDSB

Grade 12 students, Emma Mucci and Joseph Perera, from St. Elizabeth Catholic High School’s Sports and Entertainment University Marketing class, not only placed first overall at the Central Ontario Junior Achievement (JA) Titan Competition, but they also became the first York Catholic District School Board students to participate and win the title. Grade 10 students … Continue reading “St. Elizabeth CHS students win Central Ontario Junior Achievement Titan Competition: a first for YCDSB”

Father Bressani Catholic High School wins visit from Rogers Hometown Hockey

The entire Father Bressani Catholic High School community rallied together to raise more than 1,050 toys for the City of Vaughan’s Fill the Net Toy Drive Contest. In addition to gathering toy donations, students also contributed more than 1,500 canned goods to the Vaughan Food Bank. As winners of the contest, students and staff won … Continue reading “Father Bressani Catholic High School wins visit from Rogers Hometown Hockey”