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”

Holy Cross CA athletes victorious at inaugural Invitational Youth Games

Congratulations to Marlene C.P., Emil A., Thomas M., and an honourable mention to Kevin C. for representing York Catholic and Holy Cross Catholic Academy at the Inaugural “Invitational Youth Games” May 14-17 in Toronto. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics Ontario, the event welcomed over 2,000 athletes and 500 coaches, from seven international regions, … Continue reading “Holy Cross CA athletes victorious at inaugural Invitational Youth Games”

St. Mark CES Student Wins “Mayor For A Day” Contest in Whitchurch-Stouffville

Congratulations to Gabriella B., Grade 6 student at St. Mark CES for winner the first-ever Mayor For a Day Contest in Whitchurch-Stouffville! Open to students in Grades 5 – 7, the contest gave young people an opportunity to share ideas on how to make Whitchurch-Stouffville an even better place to live.  Applicants were invited to … Continue reading “St. Mark CES Student Wins “Mayor For A Day” Contest in Whitchurch-Stouffville”

Young Entrepreneurs at St. Mary Immaculate CES Win BMO Financial Innovation Award

Congratulations to the Grade 2 students in Mrs. Swirla’s class at St. Mary Immaculate CES in Richmond Hill for winning the BMO Financial Group National Student Innovation Award Enterprising Spirit. This award recognizes classes that leverage available and unique talents/resources of teacher, business partner, students, school and/or community.  The award is one of only 12 … Continue reading “Young Entrepreneurs at St. Mary Immaculate CES Win BMO Financial Innovation Award”

Innovators, Coders, Curious Minds Gather at St. Padre Pio CES

Parents, guardians and friends joined the students and staff of St. Padre Pio CES on May 9th to experience the thrill of STREAM. Visitors travelled around the school’s FDK to Grade 8 classrooms as part of this special event. What is STREAM? Today, it is critical for young learners to have the opportunity to explore all … Continue reading “Innovators, Coders, Curious Minds Gather at St. Padre Pio CES”

St. John Chrysostom breaks ground for a greener school

On June 6th, students, staff, friends and special guests of St John Chrysostom CES in Newmarket joined together to celebrate a special green initiative, the “De-Paving & Naturalization” of the school’s Kindergarten space. All in attendance worked together to achieve the school’s globally-focused objective of becoming a more environmentally-responsible facility and mindful student community. Along … Continue reading “St. John Chrysostom breaks ground for a greener school”

Prince of Peace Catholic school marks 25 years in Keswick

All-day anniversary event featured Mass, speeches, student performances, fun fair and more Prince of Peace Catholic Elementary School in Keswick celebrated its 25th anniversary on Thursday, May 30, 2019. The milestone celebration included a Mass celebrated by Fr. Paul Hancko, which was followed by brief speeches by Board and community dignitaries and student performances. There … Continue reading “Prince of Peace Catholic school marks 25 years in Keswick”

Holy Name Catholic school in King City celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Milestone anniversary event featured Mass, official ceremony, and school celebration Holy Name Catholic Elementary School in King City celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The milestone celebration included a Mass at Sacred Heart Parish celebrated by The Most Reverend Bishop Wayne Kirkpatrick, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto, as well as … Continue reading “Holy Name Catholic school in King City celebrates its 50th Anniversary”

Blessed Trinity wins second in Classroom of the Future Challenge

Congratulations to Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School‘s Media Film Club for recently winning second place in the Classroom of the Future Challenge! Blessed Trinity is the first-ever York Catholic school to place in this challenge. The Classroom of the Future Contest is hosted by MindShare Learning Technology. It challenges teachers and students from across Canada … Continue reading “Blessed Trinity wins second in Classroom of the Future Challenge”