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Help Us Hire a New Director of Education

Help Us Hire a New Director of Education

“Where there is no guidance, a nation falls, but in an abundance of counsellors there...
Secondary PA Days: Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024

Secondary PA Days: Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity...

Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families, Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced...
Education Week 2024

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of...

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which...

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide...

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Secondary PA Days: Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024

Secondary PA Days: Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024

In accordance with the Ministry of Education’s new Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days,” the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) is providing the following summary of P.A. Day activities at the secondary level on Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024.

Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024 Staff are engaged in marking exams, participating in ... Continue reading "Secondary PA Days: Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 2024"

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"

Study Help Site

The Curriculum & Assessment Department’s Study Help Google Site is available in order to support students with their note-taking and study habits. This site will be updated frequently with a focus on providing tools for students as they prepare for evaluations and examinations. 

This Google site can be added to your school website or shared directly with students and parents.  

Here ... Continue reading "Study Help Site"

Inclement Weather Information

If School transportation is cancelled due to inclement weather and/or poor road conditions it will be communicated on the School, Board, Twitter and/or www.schoolbuscity.com in the morning after 6 a.m.:

Cafeteria Services at all YCDSB Secondary Schools are closed.

For ALL Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

Please exercise discretion in deciding whether to send your child to school.

The decision to ... Continue reading "Inclement Weather Information"

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Help Us Hire a New Director of Education

Help Us Hire a New Director of Education

“Where there is no guidance, a nation falls, but in an abundance of counsellors there is safety.” –Proverbs 11:14

The connection of home, school, and parish is what makes Catholic education unique. This connection recognizes that the community matters and that everyone benefits when the community is involved in our schools.

With this in mind, the York ... Continue reading "Help Us Hire a New Director of Education"

Social Media Litigation

Dear York Catholic District School Board families,

Today, the York Catholic District School Board announced that we are joining the lawsuit against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok for disruption to student learning and the education system.  We, alongside ten other Ontario schools and boards, allege that these companies have negligently designed and marketed addictive products that have disrupted our board’s ... Continue reading "Social Media Litigation"

Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

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