St. Elizabeth Grad Runs World’s Fastest 400m

A graduate of the St. Elizabeth Catholic High School class of 2022, Christopher Morales, achieved the extraordinary feat of running the world’s fastest indoor 400m track and field race at the SEC championship, clocking an impressive 44.49 seconds.  The track and field race at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship took place February 23 to 24, … Continue reading “St. Elizabeth Grad Runs World’s Fastest 400m”

Black Excellence Celebrated by Quilt Project at YCDSB School

Students and staff of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy in Woodbridge did an extraordinary job participating in the “The Fabric of Our Being” quilt project to celebrate the International Decade for People of African Descent. Community partner Nadine Williams guided the project, and much of the project was inspired by her poem, “The Fabric … Continue reading “Black Excellence Celebrated by Quilt Project at YCDSB School”

YCDSB Student Wins Gold at Skate Canada Challenge

The York Catholic District School Board community congratulates Vienna Vidinovski, a student at St. Patrick CES in Markham who won a gold medal at the 2024 Skate Canada Challenge! “This feels really good, almost unreal,” said Vienna. “I was thinking I’d come top 5-10. I really wasn’t expecting gold. I’m really proud of landing my … Continue reading “YCDSB Student Wins Gold at Skate Canada Challenge”

NOMINEE for February’s Future Goals MOST VALUABLE TEACHER PRESENTED BY SAP – Ms. Palumbo (St. Mary of the Angels CES)

We wish to call on everyone in the York Catholic District School Board community to support Diana Palumbo, a grade 5 teacher at St. Mary of the Angels CES, as she vies for the NHL/NHLPA’s Future Goals Most Valuable Teacher Award!  Ms. Palumbo is one of only 20 teachers selected for this honour in North … Continue reading “NOMINEE for February’s Future Goals MOST VALUABLE TEACHER PRESENTED BY SAP – Ms. Palumbo (St. Mary of the Angels CES)”

York Catholic’s Graduation Rate Is Best in Ontario

In 2022, York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) students once again led the province with their graduation rate – an incredible 97.3 per cent of YCDSB students earned their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) within five years of starting Grade 9. This figure compares to the 89.1 per cent of students provincewide who graduated from … Continue reading “York Catholic’s Graduation Rate Is Best in Ontario”

YCDSB Students Honoured by the Lieutenant Governor

Congratulations to the St. Brendan CES’s 2023 Tree Bee team, who were awarded certificates of achievement from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor on Friday, December 1, at the annual tree lighting ceremony. As was previously reported on ycdsb.ca, Mr. Rudderham’s then-Grade 6 class (the competition happened last school year) topped York Region for their … Continue reading “YCDSB Students Honoured by the Lieutenant Governor”

School-Parish Connection Is Strong at YCDSB

Congratulations to the Our Lady Queen of the World Catholic Academy community for supporting their local parish with delicious baked goods!  Students in Ms. Wang and Ms. Baptista’s hospitality classes recently baked various goodies that were sold at their local parish’s craft show. Their brownies, date squares, and lemon and banana loaves raised money for … Continue reading “School-Parish Connection Is Strong at YCDSB”

YCDSB WOW! Dr. Anna Garito

Congratulations and a great big WOW! goes out to Dr. Anna Garito. Dr. Garito is the Board Leadership Development Strategy Specialist and Additional Qualifications Program Officer at York Catholic District School Board. Over the summer, Dr. Garito was the official keynote speaker at the Dyslexia Intervention Conference for Professionals: International Perspectives, hosted by Peking University … Continue reading “YCDSB WOW! Dr. Anna Garito”