St. Michael student to meet the Queen thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion

Poster created by Grade 6 student, Sonja Csik, is on display at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa Sonja Csik, a Grade 6 student at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill has been invited to meet Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in England in November. Sonja earned the incredible opportunity after her … Continue reading “St. Michael student to meet the Queen thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion”

Students team up with York Regional Police to ask drivers to slow down in school zones

During the first week of October, Grade 5 students from four York Catholic schools joined forces with York Regional Police (YRP) to help enforce the rules of the road, and remind motorists to slow down in school zones. Participating schools included: St. John Paul II CES and St. Elizabeth Seton CES in Newmarket, St. Padre Pio … Continue reading “Students team up with York Regional Police to ask drivers to slow down in school zones”

Cardinal Collins celebrates 25th Anniversary Mass at St. Joan of Arc CHS

The St. Joan of Arc school community was thankful to have His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins and the Pontifical Master of Ceremonies, Father Mark Kolosowski celebrate the Maple school’s 25th Anniversary Mass on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The pastor of St. David’s Church, Father Ernesto De Ciccio, and the pastor of St. Andre Bessette, Father … Continue reading “Cardinal Collins celebrates 25th Anniversary Mass at St. Joan of Arc CHS”

St. Brother Andre Student Shines at Markham Fair Teen Talent Contest

York Catholic congratulates James Marrin, a Grade 11 student at St. Brother Andre Catholic High School on his recent performance at the Markham Fair’s Teen Variety Talent Contest on September 28, 2018. James’ performance earned him the top spot in the competition. Congratulations also to Matthew Crespo, a recent St. Brother Andre graduate who earned … Continue reading “St. Brother Andre Student Shines at Markham Fair Teen Talent Contest”

Cardinal Carter CHS Connects with Academy Award Winning Director

On Monday, September 17th, Cardinal Carter students in Ms. Brand’s Communications Technology class had the privilege of talking to Academy award winning Director Louie Psihoyos. The students had watched his 2010 Best Documentary The Cove and had lots of questions. Despite a 3 hour time difference, Mr. Psihoyos met with us virtually to share insights … Continue reading “Cardinal Carter CHS Connects with Academy Award Winning Director”

St. Padre Pio CES raises $7,000 for Hospice Vaughan

Vaughan, ON – September 14, 2018 – Last school year, the Student Leadership Committee at St. Padre Pio Catholic Elementary School comprised of Grade 6, 7 and 8 students took action and raised funds for Hospice Vaughan a local non-profit that provides compassionate support to individuals and their families facing a life-limiting illness or the loss of a … Continue reading “St. Padre Pio CES raises $7,000 for Hospice Vaughan”

FMM teacher receives prestigious award from Cardinal Collins

The Jean-Baptiste De La Salle Award is presented by the Catholic Teachers Guild (Toronto Chapter) every August to a teacher who faithfully, joyfully, and humbly witnesses to Christ on a day to day basis in the context of his/her teaching assignment. Only one teacher is selected each year. This year (2018) the award was presented … Continue reading “FMM teacher receives prestigious award from Cardinal Collins”

Students with Exceptionalities Celebrate the End of the School Year

On Friday, June 22, 2018, students with exceptionalities from YCDSB high schools participated in a Year-End Retreat at Mary Lake Shrine of Our Lady of Grace in King City. The day featured a beautiful Mass in the Chapel, which was followed by a nature walk around the facility’s Rosary Path. Students then enjoyed a pizza … Continue reading “Students with Exceptionalities Celebrate the End of the School Year”

50 schools earn EcoSchool certification this year

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates its 50 schools that received EcoSchool Certification for the 2017-2018 school year. The Board would especially like to recognize St. Bernadette CES in Sutton and St. Paul CES in Newmarket, which were both new to the EcoSchool program this year and achieved a silver recognition! EcoSchools is an … Continue reading “50 schools earn EcoSchool certification this year”