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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”

Prayer for Those Affected By The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

As the burials of victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting begin, we join the world in condemning the horror of violence, anti-semitism, and bigotry in all its forms. God of the Israelites, You chose a people to be your own. You extended your loving covenant with the Jewish people to us, by adopting … Continue reading “Prayer for Those Affected By The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting”

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”

Telephone Town Halls on Education Reform

The provincial government has invited all interested parties to provide feedback on education reform. The first phase of consultation asks community members to share input through a submission form and via email to fortheparents@ontario.ca. The next phase of consultation will take place through scheduled Telephone Town Hall sessions. Students, parents, staff and community partners are … Continue reading “Telephone Town Halls on Education Reform”

Parents invited to learn about York Catholic’s French Immersion Program

Local information sessions will help parents determine if French Immersion is right for their child  The York Catholic District School Board offers the French Immersion program at 15 elementary schools and four high schools throughout York Region. A series of public information sessions will be held at local French Immersion elementary schools for parents and … Continue reading “Parents invited to learn about York Catholic’s French Immersion Program”

St. Michael student to meet the Queen thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion

Poster created by Grade 6 student, Sonja Csik, is on display at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa Sonja Csik, a Grade 6 student at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill has been invited to meet Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in England in November. Sonja earned the incredible opportunity after her … Continue reading “St. Michael student to meet the Queen thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion”

Legalization of Cannabis: What You Need To Know

The recreational use of cannabis will become legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. Here’s what members of our York Catholic community should know. Cannabis and products that contain cannabis are prohibited on all YCDSB school and Board properties and at all school-related events and activities. Any person found with cannabis and/or products that contain … Continue reading “Legalization of Cannabis: What You Need To Know”