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School News

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"

Junglesport @ SBD

We are very excited to have Junglesport Inc. climbing and adventure programs back at our school.   Junglesport has run programs in schools across Ontario and Quebec for over 20 years, serving over 100,000 participants every year. Their programs have been designed to benefit students of all ages, abilities and needs. Junglesport will run from January 15th to January 18th.


Aubrey Noronha- Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Amid 800+ speaking engagements booked between in the last 2+ years Aubrey Noronha (NA-ROW-NA) is a recognized Safe Schools, Mental Health and Anti-Racism Speaker who is speaking across Canada with his “Make Hope Viral Tour”

VIRTUALLY and IN-PERSON. He has been presenting his programs to students and families all over as well as to professionals, public servants and municipalities. Aubrey is a former ... Continue reading "Aubrey Noronha- Friday, November 3rd, 2023"

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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"

Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education

“Never miss an opportunity to do good.”

– St. Francis de Sales

February 12, 2024

Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,

I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.

My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"

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