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Toronto Marlies Annual School Game Day

The Toronto Marlies Annual School Game Day was recently attended by approximately 4,500 York Catholic students. The students had a fantastic time cheering on the Toronto Marlies at the Richoh Colisum in Toronto. Superintendent of Education, Michael Nasello, dropped the ceremonial puck, and was among board executives, trustees, and OECTA staff who presented the Children’s … Continue reading “Toronto Marlies Annual School Game Day”

St. John Bosco students create banner to raise awareness about the Earth

Congratulations to St. John Bosco, Grade 7 and 8 students, Christian B., Sophia C., Escada D., Julia D., Krystina D., Mikaela M. and Samantha S. who won second place in the City of Vaughan’s Earth Hour Banner Project late last month. The Earth Hour Banner Project required student artists to create a design that could be … Continue reading “St. John Bosco students create banner to raise awareness about the Earth”

Holy Cross Student Wins Academic Scholarship

Holy Cross CHS student Cristina Morrone is this year’s recipient of the University of Guelph-Humber ‘s Founders’ Academic Merit Scholarship. The Founders’ Academic Merit Scholarship recognizes academic achievement, leadership and extracurricular activities. Every year, 10 students are awarded the scholarship, and each recipient receives $5,000 per academic year over four years of full-time study, for a total … Continue reading “Holy Cross Student Wins Academic Scholarship”

Markham student wins gold at York Region Sci-Tech Fair for the fourth consecutive year

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates Aidan Aird, Grade 10 student at St. Brother Andre CHS in Markham, for recently winning the gold medal at the York Region Sci-Tech Fair, which took place March 28, 2015 at Stephen Lewis SS in Vaughan. This is the fourth year in a row that Aidan has won gold at … Continue reading “Markham student wins gold at York Region Sci-Tech Fair for the fourth consecutive year”

STL students excel at university ‘hackathon’ competition

The York Catholic District School Board congratulates a team of four Grade 11 students from St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School in Richmond Hill who recently took third place in the Hack Western competition, organized by the University of Western Ontario. The students, Robert Kuramshin, Anthony Reda, Pratham Desai, and Naveed Alaee, were one of 91 … Continue reading “STL students excel at university ‘hackathon’ competition”

York Catholic’s Michael Way Skinner honoured by CARFLEO

The York Catholic District School Board proudly congratulates Michael Way Skinner, Coordinator: Religion, Family Life, & Equity, who recently was recognized with this year’s Father Angus MacDougall Award for Excellence in Family Life Education by CARFLEO. CARFLEO (Catholic Association of Religious and Family Life Educators of Ontario) honoured Michael Way Skinner for the work he … Continue reading “York Catholic’s Michael Way Skinner honoured by CARFLEO”

St. Maximilian Kolbe student makes the cut

On Wednesday March 11, St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School hosted the York Catholic District School Board’s annual Hairstyling Skills Competition, which is a pre-qualifier for the upcoming Ontario Technological Skills Competition. Each student-hairdresser had to complete in three categories: the Men’s “Bombage” haircut, the Women’s Trendy Cut and Style, and the Women’s Long Hair Up-Do. Using … Continue reading “St. Maximilian Kolbe student makes the cut”

April Reimer speaks to students about her #TweetSweet campaign

St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School in Richmond Hill recently welcomed April Reimer, who spoke to the school’s junior and intermediate students about the cyberbullying she endured, and her resulting “Tweet Sweet” campaign that she started to combat the negativity. April Reimer began this campaign after she began receiving extremely negative and harassing messages via … Continue reading “April Reimer speaks to students about her #TweetSweet campaign”