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Congratulations to our 2019 OECTA Young Authors

York Catholic congratulates its student-winners who were selected for the 2019 Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) Young Authors Awards / Prix Jeunes Ecrivains this past June. Elementary and secondary students from Catholic Boards across Ontario submitted original works, judged in five creative streams: short story, play, poem, fiction, and non-fiction, in both English and … Continue reading “Congratulations to our 2019 OECTA Young Authors”

MaxTech 4343 Robotics Crew thanks Board for support

Mindfulness – Sportsmanship – Positive Inclusion –  Relationship Building:  That’s the secret behind the science and success of the MaxTech 4343 Robotics Crew. This July, two students and a parent-mentor representing St. Maximilian Kolbe’s Robotics Crew, 4343, visited the York Catholic District School Board’s Catholic Education Centre in Aurora to present a plaque of appreciation … Continue reading “MaxTech 4343 Robotics Crew thanks Board for support”

Three York Catholic students graduate with a perfect 100 per cent average

YCDSB’s top students all recognized they wanted to be challenged in high school Three York Catholic students graduated with a perfect 100 per cent average this past June; the Board congratulates Brett Gugel of St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS, Jessica Schneider of St. Robert CHS and James Xu of Father Michael McGivney CA on this … Continue reading “Three York Catholic students graduate with a perfect 100 per cent average”

SBA Graduate, Keeley Aird awarded 70K scholarship from TD

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Keeley Aird, a recent graduate of St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham for earning the prestigious TD Community Leadership Scholarship, which includes $70,000 to put toward her post-secondary studies. Science mentor, youth advocate, Guinness world record holder, York Catholic ambassador, and entrepreneur are all words that … Continue reading “SBA Graduate, Keeley Aird awarded 70K scholarship from TD”

Congratulations to our 2019 Oral Communications winners

The 2019 YCDSB Regional Oral Communications Competition was held at Guardian Angels CES this spring. Participating students wrote and delivered inspiring original speeches that showed off their creative flair and persuasive styles. Thanks go out to staff judges at all levels of the competitive action across York Catholic this year. Congratulations to our winners in … Continue reading “Congratulations to our 2019 Oral Communications winners”

Students Shine in Centro Scuola Literary Contest

Contest celebrated Italian Heritage Month Congratulations to students from St. Gregory the Great CA who participated in the annual Centro Scuola Literary Contest in June at Columbus Centre in Toronto as part of La Festa della Lingua Italiana, The Festival of The Italian Language, which highlighted Italian Heritage Month. This year’s theme was, “Leonardo da … Continue reading “Students Shine in Centro Scuola Literary Contest”

Congratulations to the Autism Behavior Science Program Graduates

On June 19th, graduation ceremonies for the 2019 Autism Behavior Science Graduate Program were held at the Board’s Catholic Education Centre in Aurora. Delivered in collaboration with George Brown College, the program is offered to Educational Assistants and Interveners currently working with YCDSB. This year, a group of 11 outstanding professionals enhanced their existing learning … Continue reading “Congratulations to the Autism Behavior Science Program Graduates”

St. Gregory the Great graduate ‘pays it forward’

Jonathan Soriano, a 2010 alumnus from St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy in Woodbridge was an honoured speaker at the school’s 2019 graduation ceremony on June 25th. His address to students, staff and guests was on the power of perseverance, and the lasting legacy of care and support that his York Catholic teachers provided nearly … Continue reading “St. Gregory the Great graduate ‘pays it forward’”