MaxTech 4343 Robotics Crew thanks Board for support

Mindfulness – Sportsmanship – Positive Inclusion –  Relationship Building:  That’s the secret behind the science and success of the MaxTech 4343 Robotics Crew. This July, two students and a parent-mentor representing St. Maximilian Kolbe’s Robotics Crew, 4343, visited the York Catholic District School Board’s Catholic Education Centre in Aurora to present a plaque of appreciation … Continue reading “MaxTech 4343 Robotics Crew thanks Board for support”

SBA Graduate, Keeley Aird awarded 70K scholarship from TD

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Keeley Aird, a recent graduate of St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham for earning the prestigious TD Community Leadership Scholarship, which includes $70,000 to put toward her post-secondary studies. Science mentor, youth advocate, Guinness world record holder, York Catholic ambassador, and entrepreneur are all words that … Continue reading “SBA Graduate, Keeley Aird awarded 70K scholarship from TD”

Students Shine in Centro Scuola Literary Contest

Contest celebrated Italian Heritage Month Congratulations to students from St. Gregory the Great CA who participated in the annual Centro Scuola Literary Contest in June at Columbus Centre in Toronto as part of La Festa della Lingua Italiana, The Festival of The Italian Language, which highlighted Italian Heritage Month. This year’s theme was, “Leonardo da … Continue reading “Students Shine in Centro Scuola Literary Contest”

St. Gregory the Great graduate ‘pays it forward’

Jonathan Soriano, a 2010 alumnus from St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy in Woodbridge was an honoured speaker at the school’s 2019 graduation ceremony on June 25th. His address to students, staff and guests was on the power of perseverance, and the lasting legacy of care and support that his York Catholic teachers provided nearly … Continue reading “St. Gregory the Great graduate ‘pays it forward’”

St. Brother Andre student plays Carnegie Hall

Young pianist has won 16 major competitions in 2019! Congratulations to St. Brother Andre CHS student Richard Yeh for his outstanding artistry, musicianship, and winning spirit! 2019 has been a busy year for this SBA student who successfully balances his studies with piano practice, awards, and honours. Dominating the Ontario piano community, Richard has won … Continue reading “St. Brother Andre student plays Carnegie Hall”

St. Catherine of Siena hosts first Elementary Special Olympics Sports Festival

On Wednesday, June 5th, students, staff, friends and family gathered at St. Catherine of Siena CES in Woodbridge for YCDSB’s first-ever Elementary Special Olympics Sports Festival. 31 student athletes with exceptionalities from Catholic elementary schools across York Region participated in a variety of events, supported and encouraged by student volunteers, educational assistants, teachers and supporters.  … Continue reading “St. Catherine of Siena hosts first Elementary Special Olympics Sports Festival”

Relationships built between Thornhill and Attawapiskat students

Unexpected friendships form in the spirit of Reconciliation Students and staff from St. Elizabeth CHS in Thornhill and Bishop Marrocco Thomas Merton SS in Toronto were recently recognized by the Canadian Parliament for their work with the Attawapiskat First Nations community. What started as a soccer camp by St. Elizabeth Teacher, Dan Romano and Bishop … Continue reading “Relationships built between Thornhill and Attawapiskat students”

St. Mark celebrates active living in support of Camp Ooch

Students, staff, families, and friends of St. Mark Catholic Elementary School teamed up with neighbouring school, Glad Park PS on May 30th to celebrate Active Living and to raise funds for Camp Ooch. The event encouraged students, parents, and guardians to choose an active form of travel to get to and from school, such as … Continue reading “St. Mark celebrates active living in support of Camp Ooch”