Category: School News


October – Virtue Recipients

Please join us in congratulating our October Virtue Recipients for the virtue of Compassion.


As part of York Region’s Character Community, the YCDSB celebrates a virtue or character attribute every month. In October we celebrated the virtue of compassion. In Luke’s Gospel we read, “Be compassionate as God is compassionate.”  (Luke 6:17)  Although we might first ... Continue reading "October – Virtue Recipients"

CCAT Testing

The York Catholic District School Board offers the opportunity for all grade four students to participate in a screening process for possible identification as a gifted student and participation in our Program for Academic and Creative Extension (PACE). The Screening Process for Entry into the PACE program is a three stage process.

Stage One:

Board-Wide Screening: will take place in Fall ... Continue reading "CCAT Testing"

Black Heritage Month – Reading Rainbow Live Stream Event

Reading Rainbow live-streamed readings are back!

Thanks to the Reading Rainbow Team, all York Catholic elementary schools are once again invited to participate in a live-streamed book reading event in celebration of Black Heritage Month.

On February 24th, student leaders from St. Joan of Arc CHS in Maple, St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS in Richmond Hill and Father Michael ... Continue reading "Black Heritage Month – Reading Rainbow Live Stream Event"

Winter Walk Day is February 2nd

York Catholic schools are pleased to join schools across Canada in celebrating Winter Walk Day on Wednesday, February 2, 2022! Each year, Winter Walk Day takes place on the first Wednesday of February. Walking to and from school is fun every day, so we encourage you to journey outside throughout the entire month of February! If you are remote learning, you can always plan to ... Continue reading "Winter Walk Day is February 2nd"