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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”

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”

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”

Terry Fox Fundraiser at Our Lady of Fatima CES

On Thursday, September 27, students and staff at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School in Woodbridge proudly participated in the school’s annual Terry Fox Walk/Run. All students and staff walked or ran laps around the school to raise money for cancer research. The school community pulled together and raised an astonishing $11,293 for this … Continue reading “Terry Fox Fundraiser at Our Lady of Fatima CES”

Students team up with York Regional Police to ask drivers to slow down in school zones

During the first week of October, Grade 5 students from four York Catholic schools joined forces with York Regional Police (YRP) to help enforce the rules of the road, and remind motorists to slow down in school zones. Participating schools included: St. John Paul II CES and St. Elizabeth Seton CES in Newmarket, St. Padre Pio … Continue reading “Students team up with York Regional Police to ask drivers to slow down in school zones”

Cardinal Collins celebrates 25th Anniversary Mass at St. Joan of Arc CHS

The St. Joan of Arc school community was thankful to have His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins and the Pontifical Master of Ceremonies, Father Mark Kolosowski celebrate the Maple school’s 25th Anniversary Mass on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The pastor of St. David’s Church, Father Ernesto De Ciccio, and the pastor of St. Andre Bessette, Father … Continue reading “Cardinal Collins celebrates 25th Anniversary Mass at St. Joan of Arc CHS”

YCDSB celebrates World Teachers’ Day, October 5th

Held annually on October 5th since 1994, World Teachers’ Day was founded by UNESCO in recognition of the significant contributions of teachers worldwide. This year’s theme reminds the global community that the right to education cannot be achieved without the right to trained and qualified teachers. The York Catholic District School Board extends a heartfelt … Continue reading “YCDSB celebrates World Teachers’ Day, October 5th”