Students show their spirit at YCDSB’s annual Special Olympics Track and Field Day

Over a hundred student athletes from 13 Catholic high schools across York Region participated in YCDSB’s annual Special Olympics Track and Field Day at Jean Vanier CHS on June 4, 2018. The students participated in various athletic events and activities with the support of student volunteers, educational assistants and teachers. This event celebrated the many … Continue reading “Students show their spirit at YCDSB’s annual Special Olympics Track and Field Day”

Italian Heritage Month

On Saturday June 2nd the Students of St. Cecilia along with their Italian Instructor Signora Sinicropi, attended the City of Vaughan celebratory flag raising ceremony in honour of Italian Heritage Month. Italian Heritage Month, which was proclaimed in 2010, recognizes the contributions the Italian Canadian community has made to Ontario’s growth and prosperity. Students were … Continue reading “Italian Heritage Month”

Students from Gamètì, Northwest Territories visit Holy Cross CA

On Monday, May 28, 2018, Holy Cross Catholic Academy was thrilled to host students from Jean Wetrade School, located in Gamètì, Northwest Territories. Former Holy Cross teacher, Margaret Ann Phillips, is continuing her teaching career in Gamètì, and along with Principal Ed Lavor, arranged for the week long trip to Toronto. The day at Holy … Continue reading “Students from Gamètì, Northwest Territories visit Holy Cross CA”

St. Padre Pio raise funds for Shannen’s Dream

St. Padre Pio CES was honoured to raise funds and awareness for the initiative, Shannen’s Dream as part of the Canada 150 celebration. Shannen’s Dream is an organization founded by Shannen Koostachin, a youth education advocate from the Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario. Shannen’s Dream main focus is creating a safe and caring school environment … Continue reading “St. Padre Pio raise funds for Shannen’s Dream”

Playing for ‘Kids in Need’: YCDSB ScrabbleFest 2018

By M. Marcuzzi YCDSB ScrabbleFest 2018 was held on the last two Saturdays in April:  April 21 (2nd Annual Elementary) and April 28 (5th Annual Secondary). One hundred and eighteen scrabblers from thirteen YRDSB and YCDSB schools converged to compete in the pairs French Scrabble Tournament, with all proceeds going to Toronto’s SickKids Foundation. St. … Continue reading “Playing for ‘Kids in Need’: YCDSB ScrabbleFest 2018”

St. Mary Presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”

On May 16 and 17, St. Mary Catholic Elementary School proudly presented “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the YCDSB Centre for the Arts Theatre. St Mary’s administration is very proud of the many talented students for their outstanding acting and singing, and to the numerous staff members who devoted their time to help … Continue reading “St. Mary Presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat””

Saint Joan of Arc Catholic High School Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Alumni and Faculty reunited at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic High School to celebrate the school’s 25th Anniversary. The Open House featured the return of former school administrators, staff, students, and local dignitaries including the school Trustee Teresa Ciaravella, Director of Education Ab Falconi and former Director of Education Susan LaRosa. York Catholic District School … Continue reading “Saint Joan of Arc Catholic High School Celebrates 25th Anniversary”

St. Patrick school celebrates 50 years of Catholic Education in Schomberg

School first opened on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1968 St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in King Township’s community of Schomberg celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Mass and Open House on Monday, May 14, 2018. The Anniversary Mass was celebrated in the school’s gymnasium by the Most Reverend Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick and Father Paul … Continue reading “St. Patrick school celebrates 50 years of Catholic Education in Schomberg”