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YCDSB P.A. Day: Friday, June 7, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities at the elementary level on Friday, June 7, 2024. Elementary – Report Card Writing Elementary teachers will write report cards, which will be available … Continue reading “YCDSB P.A. Day: Friday, June 7, 2024”

Canadian Martyrs Helps Students in the Dominican Republic

Pictured left to right: Canadian Martyrs principal Ms. A. Ricciuti-Giustizia, Leslie from Good Samaritan and Canadian Martyrs teachers Ms. Santos, Mr. Sanderson and Mr. Samaha During Catholic Education Week, Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School in Newmarket made a commitment to live the Gospel mission by empowering a class of students in the Dominican Republic. Canadian … Continue reading “Canadian Martyrs Helps Students in the Dominican Republic”

OHL Star Returns to His Former YCDSB School

In the spirit of Catholic Education Week’s theme, “We are Called to Love,” St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School welcomed back one of its own, Frankie Marrelli, a cherished former student and Ontario Hockey League star. As he graced the halls once again, he brought with him a sense of admiration among students and staff alike. … Continue reading “OHL Star Returns to His Former YCDSB School”

Father Henri Nouwen CES Celebrates 25th Anniversary

On Friday, May 10, 2024, the students, staff, families and graduates of Father Henri J.M. Nouwen Catholic Elementary School in Richmond Hill gathered to celebrate their school’s milestone anniversary celebration. Over the past 25 years, the school has earned a reputation for providing excellent, welcoming education. The school proudly proclaims, “We All Belong,” as its … Continue reading “Father Henri Nouwen CES Celebrates 25th Anniversary”

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.”  The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our … Continue reading “Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love”

York Catholic Gives Terry Fox Foundation a Big Boost

In an impressive display of community spirit and dedication, York Catholic District School Board students, staff and families collectively raised an impressive $198,689.77 for The Terry Fox Foundation in 2023. York Catholic DSB schools have a long-standing tradition of participating in annual school-based Terry Fox run, walk and roll-a-thons. Inspired by the amazing courage and … Continue reading “York Catholic Gives Terry Fox Foundation a Big Boost”

2024 Distinguished Alumni Award

In celebration of Catholic Education Week, the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is proud to announce its 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award winners. This is an especially exciting year for the YCDSB, as this is the 20th occasion that a group of Distinguished Alumni have been recognized for their significant contributions to their respective careers … Continue reading “2024 Distinguished Alumni Award”

Funding For a New YCDSB School in Vaughan

We are excited to announce the Ontario government is investing $47.2 million for the construction of two new elementary schools that will share a building in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) in Thornhill. The building will house a York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) elementary school and York Region District School Board (YRDSB) elementary school, … Continue reading “Funding For a New YCDSB School in Vaughan”

YCDSB P.A. Day Disclosure: Friday, May 3, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities at the secondary level on Friday, May 3, 2024. In the morning, teachers will participate in presentations on topics including: Mathematics: High-Impact Instructional … Continue reading “YCDSB P.A. Day Disclosure: Friday, May 3, 2024”

YCDSB Students Make a Splash at OFSAA Swimming Competition

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates three remarkable students from Our Lady Queen of the World Catholic Academy and St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School, in Richmond Hill, as they placed second in each of their respective categories at the 2024 OFSAA Swimming competition held on March 5 and 6, 2024. The OFSAA … Continue reading “YCDSB Students Make a Splash at OFSAA Swimming Competition”