Advanced Placement Program coming to Our Lady of the Lake CCS

New AP Program will be first of its kind in Georgina when introduced for the 2019-20 school year The York Catholic District School Board recently voted to implement an Advanced Placement (AP) Program at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School in Georgina at its Regular Board Meeting on October 30, 2018. The Advanced … Continue reading “Advanced Placement Program coming to Our Lady of the Lake CCS”

SBA student earns a full scholarship to play soccer for Lafayette College

Twelve years of hard work on the soccer field has paid off for Melissa Lamanna, Grade 12 student at St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham. The 17 year old soccer standout recently signed her early commitment letter to Lafayette College in the USA and has earned a full scholarship on the strength of … Continue reading “SBA student earns a full scholarship to play soccer for Lafayette College”

YCDSB students sweep annual Crime Stoppers poster contest

Three York Catholic students won Crime Stoppers of York Region’s annual poster contest; a clean sweep for the Board! The contest challenged students across York Region to design a poster themed on the idea to “Respect Yourself.” The “Respect Yourself” theme emphasizes the importance of fostering a positive and accepting school environment for all students. … Continue reading “YCDSB students sweep annual Crime Stoppers poster contest”

YCDSB Schools Gear up for Jays Care Baseball Program

On Friday, November 9, 2018, a group of educators from across Canada came together to participate in a full day of training for the Challenger Baseball Program. This program, run by the Jays Care Foundation, provides training, programming and equipment to implement a physical activity program for students with physical or intellectual disabilities. While there … Continue reading “YCDSB Schools Gear up for Jays Care Baseball Program”

The Teal Pumpkin Project at St. Andrew CES

Staff and students at St. Andrew CES in Woodbridge are getting ready for Halloween by shining a light on the Teal Pumpkin Project. The Teal Pumpkin Project is a nationwide campaign aimed at making trick-or-treating safe and fun for all kids. Many miniature “Halloween size” snacks lack ingredient labels but contain common allergens like nuts, … Continue reading “The Teal Pumpkin Project at St. Andrew CES”

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”

Terry Fox Fundraiser at Our Lady of Fatima CES

On Thursday, September 27, students and staff at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School in Woodbridge proudly participated in the school’s annual Terry Fox Walk/Run. All students and staff walked or ran laps around the school to raise money for cancer research. The school community pulled together and raised an astonishing $11,293 for this … Continue reading “Terry Fox Fundraiser at Our Lady of Fatima CES”

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”