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Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation programs

Virtual programs help newcomers adapt and learn about York Catholic schools The York Catholic District...

York Catholic Students Continue to Beat Provincial Averages on EQAO and OSSLT Results

According to the latest results from the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) and the...

York Catholic Remembers…

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the poppy as the official symbol of Remembrance...

YCDSB’s New Multi-Year Strategic Plan

The York Catholic District School Board’s new Multi-Year Strategic Plan (MYSP) was created with the...

YCDSB Secondary School Open House Schedule

Secondary School Open House (PDF) 2024-2025 Secondary Registration Timeline This fall, the York Catholic District...

YCDSB Elects Elizabeth Crowe as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Maria Marchese elected as the Vice-Chair at the Board’s Inaugural Meeting Wednesday night...

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Elementary YCDSB PA Day: Friday, June 28, 2024

Elementary YCDSB PA Day: 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 elementary level on Friday, June 28, 2024.

Friday, June 28, 2024 Staff are engaged in closing operations for the end of term.

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"

Family Advent Mass – join us!

You are invited to join us as we celebrate the Eucharist with Father Jibin Joy on Thursday, December 7th! Ms. Dionisio’s Grade 2/3 class and Ms. Belcastro’s Grade 3 students have been working hard to prepare for this holy gathering.  All are welcome to attend!

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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"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

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