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York Catholic congratulates 2020 Yes I Can Recipients

The York Catholic District School Board and The Council for Exceptional Children, York Region Chapter 543, would like to acknowledge and congratulate all student and adult recipients of the 2020 Yes I Can Awards. The Yes I Can Awards recognize the accomplishments of exceptional students who have made significant achievements in the categories of School … Continue reading “York Catholic congratulates 2020 Yes I Can Recipients”

Father Michael McGivney’s Music Council sing their way onto Breakfast Television

Students from Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy’s music program, with the support of their teacher, Anthony Moncata, put their beautiful singing voices together to perform Tony Award-Winning Musical Dear Evan Hansen’s song, “You Will Be Found.” “With distance learning, it can be difficult for students to feel connected. In efforts to bring everyone together, the … Continue reading “Father Michael McGivney’s Music Council sing their way onto Breakfast Television”

YCDSB music teachers’ Music Monday tribute to students for Catholic Education Week

Elementary music teachers from across the York Catholic District School Board came together through music as a tribute to their students in honour of Music Monday and to help kick off Catholic Education Week. This years’ Catholic Education Week theme is Igniting Hope. Together, they performed Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles. A special … Continue reading “YCDSB music teachers’ Music Monday tribute to students for Catholic Education Week”

York Catholic schools celebrate Earth Month

April is Earth Month. This year, April 22, 2020 also marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Students and staff across York Catholic celebrated our planet earth by promoting ways to protect it through live-demonstrations, artwork, cleaning up their neighbourhood and more. Take a look at some of these Earth Month celebrations below:

St. Elizabeth CHS student joins Team Canada’s Junior National Team

David Calabrese is a Grade 12 student at St. Elizabeth Catholic High School with a dream to play professional baseball. One might say he lives and breathes the sport. Recently, he has been invited, as one of Canada’s top high school players, to represent his country on the Junior National Team. “David is an outstanding … Continue reading “St. Elizabeth CHS student joins Team Canada’s Junior National Team”