News Stories Archive

Open House for Regional Arts Program at St. Elizabeth CHS

Do you have a passion for dance, digital media, drama, instrumental music, visual arts, or vocal music? Then check out the Regional Arts Program Open House at St. Elizabeth Catholic High School on Wednesday, September 25 from 6-8 pm. St. Elizabeth is located at 525 New Westminster Drive in Thornhill. Any student in Grade 8 who … Continue reading “Open House for Regional Arts Program at St. Elizabeth CHS”

Summer 2020 Credit Program in Tuscany, Italy

Obtain an Ontario Ministry of Education credit in Grade 11 or Grade 12 Visual Arts/Cultural Studies or Grade 12 University English. Parent Information Evening Thursday, October 3, 2019, 7:00 pm. Catholic Education Centre – Boardroom, 320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora Program Timelines Group departs July 4, 2020 and returns July 26, 2020. Pre-departure in-class sessions … Continue reading “Summer 2020 Credit Program in Tuscany, Italy”

Sacred Heart CHS Student Mahta Gharaei A Worldwide Ambassador for York Catholic

Elite Karate Competitor Adds ‘2019 Miss Teen Globe Americas’ Title To Growing List of Accomplishments 2019 has been a busy year for Sacred Heart CHS student Mahta Gharaei, one filled with intense challenges, international travel, and a growing passion for competition. Earning a reputation in national circles as a talented specialist in Kumite (one of … Continue reading “Sacred Heart CHS Student Mahta Gharaei A Worldwide Ambassador for York Catholic”

West Nile Virus in York Region: A Back-To-School Health & Safety Update

In its ongoing commitment to community safety, the Regional Municipality of York monitors West Nile virus activity by setting mosquito traps, and testing for West Nile Virus (WNV). Recently, a trap in the City of Vaughan, located at Weston Road and Rutherford Road, has tested positive for WNV. As part of York Region’s 2019 West … Continue reading “West Nile Virus in York Region: A Back-To-School Health & Safety Update”

Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program

The York Catholic District School Board, in partnership with Catholic Community Services of York Region and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is proud to offer orientation programs for high school students who are new to Canada. The Newcomer Orientation Week (NOW) program will run at three York Catholic high schools, August 28th to August 29th. … Continue reading “Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation program”

St. Jean De Brebeuf Student Wins WFMP Poster Design Contest

Congratulations to Rachel Gaspar on her recent WFMP (When Faith Meets Pedagogy) Poster Design Contest win! Her poster has been chosen to represent the 2019 When Faith Meets Pedagogy Conference. Rachel recently completed Grade 9 at St. Jean de Brebeuf CHS in Woodbridge and was part of the school’s Integrated Technology Class, where she designed … Continue reading “St. Jean De Brebeuf Student Wins WFMP Poster Design Contest”

School Transportation Information

STSYR oversees school transportation for the York Catholic District School Board Student Transportation Services of York Region (STSYR) is the transportation consortium for the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) and the York Region District School Board (YRDSB). STSYR provides service to more than 55,000 students in over 300 schools, covering more than 80,000 kilometers … Continue reading “School Transportation Information”

Innovation and Entrepreneurship come alive at Our Lady of the Lake CCS

This spring, before school wrapped up, Ms. Bona’s Grade 7 class and Ms. Podlipski’s Grade 8 class at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School in Keswick, worked collaboratively with Y2 Entrepreneurship Labs to help innovation, design-thinking and technology come alive in the classroom. At the center of the program, students were assigned the … Continue reading “Innovation and Entrepreneurship come alive at Our Lady of the Lake CCS”

Congratulations to our 2019 Eco Schools!

2018-2019 was another terrific year for our York Catholic Ontario EcoSchools program, with 46 schools obtaining certification.  In addition, a record number of 15 YCDSB schools achieved platinum status with seven schools achieving platinum for the first time! YCDSB Platinum Certified EcoSchools Secondary Schools Jean Vanier CHS* St. Robert CHS St. Jean de Brebeuf CHS* … Continue reading “Congratulations to our 2019 Eco Schools!”

Congratulations to our 2019 Healthy Schools!

Healthy Schools certification programs recognize and celebrate school communities for promoting and enhancing the health and well-being of students, school staff, and the broader community. This past school year, York Catholic elementary and secondary schools worked as youth champions in both regional and provincial programs, earning Healthy School certifications for their work in areas including … Continue reading “Congratulations to our 2019 Healthy Schools!”