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Aurora’s St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS to celebrate milestone anniversary in May

Tickets and details available on recently launched SMK10 Anniversary website St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School will celebrate its 10th anniversary on May 10, 2019. Alumni, former staff and friends of the Aurora high school are invited to attend the celebrations which will include a Mass, pep rally and rugby match during the day, as … Continue reading “Aurora’s St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS to celebrate milestone anniversary in May”

Multi-Year Strategic Plan Public Consultation Sessions

The York Catholic District School Board has begun to develop the next iteration of its Multi-Year Strategic Plan. The purpose of this process is to clearly identify what our goals will be within our strategic priorities for the next five years. An important part of this exercise is to engage you, our parents and guardians … Continue reading “Multi-Year Strategic Plan Public Consultation Sessions”

St.Ez Productions presents Back to the 80’s…the Totally Awesome Musical!

From the era that brought the world the Rubik’s Cube, Max Headroom and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes the ‘totally awesome’ musical Back to the 80’s. In the style of movies such as Back to the Future, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Karate Kid, Back to the 80’s will be a nostalgic romp through the greatest hits of the decade. … Continue reading “St.Ez Productions presents Back to the 80’s…the Totally Awesome Musical!”

Cardinal Carter’s CSC & Jack.org to host Mental Health Summit March 21st

Cardinal Carter’s Jack.org Chapter and Catholic School Council have teamed up to organize a Mental Health Summit that will address the growing need for mental health supports for youth. The Summit will take place across from the Aurora school at the YCDSB Catholic Education Centre on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 9 … Continue reading “Cardinal Carter’s CSC & Jack.org to host Mental Health Summit March 21st”

Students reflect on the impacts of drug and alcohol use at Power Conference

In late February, St. Augustine’s OSAID (Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving) Council hosted the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Power Conference at the York Catholic District School Board’s Catholic Education in Aurora.  This year’s conference focused on mental health. Approximately 100 students and teachers from OSAID and ESP (Empowered Student Partnerships) councils from 13 different York … Continue reading “Students reflect on the impacts of drug and alcohol use at Power Conference”

SBA Cardinals win YRAA Jr. Boys Basketball Championship

Congratulations to the St. Brother Andre Jr. Boys Basketball Team which ended a decade-long title drought by beating rival Vaughan Secondary School to take the YRAA (York Region Athletic Association) Championship in late February. The dedicated team led by Teacher-coaches Anthony Atletico, Adrian Cerzosimo, and Blake Cunningham have prepared for this victory all season putting … Continue reading “SBA Cardinals win YRAA Jr. Boys Basketball Championship”

SBA students finish in 1st & 2nd place at Toronto Automotive Skills Competition

For the third year in a row, students from Markham’s St. Brother Andre CHS earn the top spot! The 20th annual Toronto Automotive Skills Competition took place yesterday, February 13th at the Toronto Convention Centre. 20 schools from across the Greater Toronto Area sent teams to compete at the annual event and YCDSB is most proud … Continue reading “SBA students finish in 1st & 2nd place at Toronto Automotive Skills Competition”

First-ever PA Day for International Languages Instructors strengthened the community

On Saturday, February 2nd, Instructors from YCDSB’s Elementary International Languages Program gathered at the Board’s Catholic Education Centre for their first-ever Professional Activity (PA) Day. The PA Day was devoted to strengthening the International Languages (IL) Learning Community through the use of Google Drive tools and a curriculum resource guide. The PA Day included an … Continue reading “First-ever PA Day for International Languages Instructors strengthened the community”