News Stories Archive

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”

St. Brother Andre Student Shines at Markham Fair Teen Talent Contest

York Catholic congratulates James Marrin, a Grade 11 student at St. Brother Andre Catholic High School on his recent performance at the Markham Fair’s Teen Variety Talent Contest on September 28, 2018. James’ performance earned him the top spot in the competition. Congratulations also to Matthew Crespo, a recent St. Brother Andre graduate who earned … Continue reading “St. Brother Andre Student Shines at Markham Fair Teen Talent Contest”

October is Learning Disability Awareness Month

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes the month of October as Learning Disability Awareness Month. During October, YCDSB and its community partner, the Learning Disability Association of York Region, aims to raise awareness about the wide-variety of learning disabilities, reduce stigma, and help people with learning disabilities to access the supports needed to thrive. … Continue reading “October is Learning Disability Awareness Month”

Active School Travel. Move more, move better.

What is Active School Travel? You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean? Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to … Continue reading “Active School Travel. Move more, move better.”

Cardinal Carter CHS Connects with Academy Award Winning Director

On Monday, September 17th, Cardinal Carter students in Ms. Brand’s Communications Technology class had the privilege of talking to Academy award winning Director Louie Psihoyos. The students had watched his 2010 Best Documentary The Cove and had lots of questions. Despite a 3 hour time difference, Mr. Psihoyos met with us virtually to share insights … Continue reading “Cardinal Carter CHS Connects with Academy Award Winning Director”

Upcoming Open House for Catholic High School Regional Arts Program

Option for specialist programs in vocal & instrumental music, dance, drama, visual arts, and digital media St. Elizabeth Catholic High School will be holding its annual Open House for its Regional Arts Program on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 7 p.m. the YCDSB Theatre for the Arts, which is located adjacent to the school at … Continue reading “Upcoming Open House for Catholic High School Regional Arts Program”