Category: General

Reflections on The Shop

Written by: Isobel Ramcharran, Grade 11 student

In the town of Newmarket, situated in a warehouse nestled between auto repair and detailing businesses, lies The Shop: Youth Unlimited.  My class at St. Luke North  took a trip there to spend two days working on small engines and electrical circuits, car lifts and tire machines, and to connect with the amiable workers there.  A ... Continue reading "Reflections on The Shop"

World Mental Health Day

More and more young people are facing issues with mental health. It is important that they feel supported both at home and at school. Parents and school staff, with the help of medical professionals,  work together to meet the unique needs of students while at school.  At St. Luke, staff collaborate to ensure a safe learning environment for students.

Students are encouraged to ... Continue reading "World Mental Health Day"

YCDSB International Languages Program

This is an important reminder from the York Catholic District School regarding Secondary Credit Saturday International Languages  programs.  The last day to register for the program is Saturday, October 6th.  We offer a variety of languages including: Polish, Italian, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish as well as Learning Strategies and Careers and Civics at different locations.  Please visit our website at and ... Continue reading "YCDSB International Languages Program"

Orange Shirt Day

October 1st, St. Luke will participate in the commemoration of Orange Shirt Day. This day centres on remembering the lives of the numerous children who were lost while in residential schools across the country. This event began in 2013 and was intended to raise awareness about the impact of the residential schools experience on Indigenous communities for over a century. Click here to ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day"

Youth Job Link and Resume Critique

Are you looking for a part-time job? Need help with your resume and cover letter? Could you use some advice about job interviews and assistance with your interview skills?

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity for youth aged 15-29. Click here for dates, times and locations to register for the Youth Job Link Program.  Candidates must be Ontario residents with ... Continue reading "Youth Job Link and Resume Critique"

Attendance Matters

Parents and students are also reminded that regular attendance at school is expected daily. Both sites open its doors to students beginning at 8:45am and breakfast is served. All students should be in school and prepared to participate in the program NO LATER than 9:25am.

Regular attendance factors into decisions such as whether or not a student returns to ... Continue reading "Attendance Matters"