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Grade 9 students have a ‘blast’ at music workshop

Over 60 Grade 9 students from St. Robert CHS, St. Elizabeth CHS and Holy Cross CA participated in York Catholic’s fourth annual Beginner’s Blast music workshop on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Beginner’s Blast is an instrumental enhancement workshop and group performance for Grade 9 music students. It provides beginner instrumentalists with an opportunity to strengthen their … Continue reading “Grade 9 students have a ‘blast’ at music workshop”

SBA student earns a full scholarship to play soccer for Lafayette College

Twelve years of hard work on the soccer field has paid off for Melissa Lamanna, Grade 12 student at St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham. The 17 year old soccer standout recently signed her early commitment letter to Lafayette College in the USA and has earned a full scholarship on the strength of … Continue reading “SBA student earns a full scholarship to play soccer for Lafayette College”

YCDSB students sweep annual Crime Stoppers poster contest

Three York Catholic students won Crime Stoppers of York Region’s annual poster contest; a clean sweep for the Board! The contest challenged students across York Region to design a poster themed on the idea to “Respect Yourself.” The “Respect Yourself” theme emphasizes the importance of fostering a positive and accepting school environment for all students. … Continue reading “YCDSB students sweep annual Crime Stoppers poster contest”

YCDSB Schools Gear up for Jays Care Baseball Program

On Friday, November 9, 2018, a group of educators from across Canada came together to participate in a full day of training for the Challenger Baseball Program. This program, run by the Jays Care Foundation, provides training, programming and equipment to implement a physical activity program for students with physical or intellectual disabilities. While there … Continue reading “YCDSB Schools Gear up for Jays Care Baseball Program”

Upcoming Open House for Catholic High Performer Athlete Program in Vaughan

Flexible academic-based program for elite student athletes expected to double after first year success Holy Cross Catholic Academy offers York Catholic’s High Performer Athlete Program for elite student-athletes aspiring to obtain their high school diploma while also pursuing their competitive athletic ambitions. Grade 8 students, along with their parents/guardians, are invited to attend an Open … Continue reading “Upcoming Open House for Catholic High Performer Athlete Program in Vaughan”

The Teal Pumpkin Project at St. Andrew CES

Staff and students at St. Andrew CES in Woodbridge are getting ready for Halloween by shining a light on the Teal Pumpkin Project. The Teal Pumpkin Project is a nationwide campaign aimed at making trick-or-treating safe and fun for all kids. Many miniature “Halloween size” snacks lack ingredient labels but contain common allergens like nuts, … Continue reading “The Teal Pumpkin Project at St. Andrew CES”