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 53,000 students in over 300 schools, covering more than 80,000 kilometers … Continue reading “School Transportation Information”
YCDSB’s top graduating student for 2018 keeps his focus on personal development Theodore Ngo from St. Robert Catholic High School in Markham is the York Catholic District School Board’s top graduating student for the 2017-2018 school year. He earned a near-perfect 99.83 per cent average in his top six Grade 12 courses. Theodore was enrolled … Continue reading “St. Robert Catholic High School student, Theodore Ngo, earns impressive 99.83% average”
On Friday, June 22, 2018, students with exceptionalities from YCDSB high schools participated in a Year-End Retreat at Mary Lake Shrine of Our Lady of Grace in King City. The day featured a beautiful Mass in the Chapel, which was followed by a nature walk around the facility’s Rosary Path. Students then enjoyed a pizza … Continue reading “Students with Exceptionalities Celebrate the End of the School Year”
The York Catholic District School Board congratulates its 50 schools that received EcoSchool Certification for the 2017-2018 school year. The Board would especially like to recognize St. Bernadette CES in Sutton and St. Paul CES in Newmarket, which were both new to the EcoSchool program this year and achieved a silver recognition! EcoSchools is an … Continue reading “50 schools earn EcoSchool certification this year”
This spring, four York Catholic high schools held “Relay for Life” events in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Relay For Life is an inspirational, non-competitive, 12-hour relay walk that raises funds for cancer research and community support services.
Blessed Trinity unveiled its Peace Garden just in time for the warmer weather. The garden is an active, edible garden with fruit trees, vegetables, and berries. Native plants and flowers were planted to attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies. An outdoor classroom was created by using repurposed tree trunks for seats. The students are … Continue reading “Blessed Trinity Peace Garden”
Over a hundred student athletes from 13 Catholic high schools across York Region participated in YCDSB’s annual Special Olympics Track and Field Day at Jean Vanier CHS on June 4, 2018. The students participated in various athletic events and activities with the support of student volunteers, educational assistants and teachers. This event celebrated the many … Continue reading “Students show their spirit at YCDSB’s annual Special Olympics Track and Field Day”
On Saturday June 2nd the Students of St. Cecilia along with their Italian Instructor Signora Sinicropi, attended the City of Vaughan celebratory flag raising ceremony in honour of Italian Heritage Month. Italian Heritage Month, which was proclaimed in 2010, recognizes the contributions the Italian Canadian community has made to Ontario’s growth and prosperity. Students were … Continue reading “Italian Heritage Month”