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Keswick Teacher Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by Queen’s University

Baillie Awards recognize the excellence and influence of high school educators The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Colin Archbell, Department Head of Canadian and World Studies at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Academy in Keswick for earning the Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queens University. Archbell received the award … Continue reading “Keswick Teacher Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by Queen’s University”

2021-2022 School Re-entry Plan for Families

The York Catholic District School Board worked closely with its partners at the Ministry of Education, York Region Public Health, and with Board staff to prepare for the return to school in September. By aligning our practices with their guidance, we are confident our schools will continue to be safe, inclusive places to learn and … Continue reading “2021-2022 School Re-entry Plan for Families”

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

Virtual programs help newcomers adapt and learn about York Catholic schools 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 two school orientation programs for newcomers to Canada. Newcomer students and their parents who moved to Canada in 2021 … Continue reading “Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation programs”

YCDSB Alumni to Compete for Canada’s Paralympic Swim Team in Tokyo

Good Luck in Tokyo Matt! The York Catholic District School Board wishes its former student, Matt Cabraja, the best of luck when he represents Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. He is one of 19 athletes to be part of the Canadian Paralympic Swimming Team. Matt is an honours graduate of St Jean de … Continue reading “YCDSB Alumni to Compete for Canada’s Paralympic Swim Team in Tokyo”

School Transportation Information for the New School Year

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 56,000 students in 300+ schools, covering more than 90,000 kilometers daily. … Continue reading “School Transportation Information for the New School Year”

St. Robert CHS recognized by the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Waterloo

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates the St. Robert CHS Math Department and their students on several recent achievements that led to them being recognized by the University of Waterloo! Ernest Wong, Grade 12 IB student at the Markham school received the Faculty of Mathematics National Scholarship worth $25,000. Ernest was also awarded with … Continue reading “St. Robert CHS recognized by the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Waterloo”

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

The York Catholic District School Board extends a huge CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2021! High schools across York Catholic held their virtual graduation ceremonies on June 29, 2021. Schools also celebrated their Grade 12 students with special events and activities including graduation masses, video tributes, drive by clap-outs and other socially distanced outdoor activities. … Continue reading “Congratulations to the Class of 2021”

St. Cecilia (finally) presents The Little Mermaid Jr.

Production was two years in the making and was well worth the wait! In September 2019, St. Cecilia Catholic Elementary School in Maple announced that devoted staff and students would embark on a journey to present their third musical production, MTI’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”, in April 2020. Together, students and staff worked hard on … Continue reading “St. Cecilia (finally) presents The Little Mermaid Jr.”