A lone sentry stands guard at the entrance of our foyer. Silent. Reverent. Dignified. He is unnamed and unknown, but his presence is recognized.
November is the month of Remembrance. It is also the month where we honour the virtue of Justice and the Catholic Graduate Expectation of good citizenship. We remember those who served and continue to serve this country in the ... Continue reading "Remembrance Month"
The Hogwart Express brought the steam and energy to set the stage for a memorable day of music, dance, enthusiasm and fun. The costumes of our students were remarkable. DJ Poon was spinning the tunes, and our Catholic School Council was present; keeping our students hydrated and on the move. Our twenty foot high skeleton kept watch over the proceedings, and our inflatables were more ... Continue reading "Dance-A-Thon Success!"
God picks you from the patch and brings you in. (John 15:16)
Then washes all the dirt off of you (2 Corinthians 5:17)
He asks for you to put trust and faith in Him as the seeds of doubt, hate and greed are removed (Romans 6:6)
Then He carves you a new smiling face (Psalm 71:23)
Our Curriculum Evening/ Open House was a very rewarding, smooth and engaging opportunity for staff and parents to connect. We were thrilled to see the number of community friends and partners who came to familiarize themselves with this year’s curriculum and staff. We are also very grateful for the many food donations submitted as part of our Thanksgiving food drive. It’s going to be a ... Continue reading "The House is Open for Business"
Our annual Terry Fox School Run has revealed itself once again to be a resounding success! The school community responded to the call for participation in a most amazing manner. Students, staff and members of our extended school community as well as many of our partners shared as we walked, skipped, jumped, hopped and ran for this most worthy cause. We have just received confirmation ... Continue reading "Terry Lives Here!"
York Catholic DSB alumni do amazing things around the world every day. From science to sports to business to religious life to community building, there is no limit to what our alumni can do.
To celebrate our amazing York Catholic graduates, every year, our school board asks the community for nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Awards. This is a special way ... Continue reading "Nominations Are Open for the 20th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Awards"
According to the latest results from the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT), York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) students outpace their provincial peers in all areas of testing.
“We are very proud of our students and staff for the high level of achievement they consistently demonstrate throughout the school year,” says Domenic Scuglia, YCDSB ... Continue reading "York Catholic Students Continue to Beat Provincial Averages on EQAO and OSSLT Results"
This fall, the York Catholic District School Board will host a series of in-person high school open houses for parents and graduating elementary school students starting secondary school next September. All Grade 8 students and their parents who reside in ... Continue reading "YCDSB Secondary School Open House Schedule"