Grade 12 student Ananiya Narmathan wrote and published the book, Kimberley With An E, which was recently included in our school library collection by our teacher librarian Heather Chalmers. The book describes the challenges faced by a girl named Kimberley who struggles to help others understand how to correctly pronounce her name and why that is important.
Our grade 9 students participated in the annual orientation experience at Muskoka Woods. The students had many opportunities to develop new friendships, try exciting activities, and create a sense of community. They were assisted by more than 100 Titan Leaders who helped with many of the experiential and team building activities. More importantly, they served as role models, instilling the values and expectations that all ... Continue reading "Grade 9 Muskoka Woods Orientation"
At our Awards Nights on October 18th and 19th, we acknowledged students in special categories such as the Perseverance Awards, Father Fogarty Catholic Education Award, and the University of Waterloo math and science competitions. The school also recognized those students who earned honour roll certificates and the top marks in courses taught last year. The proficiency Awards for the top overall mark went to: ... Continue reading "Awards Night at St. Augustine"
St. Augustine continues to rank among the top-performing schools in Ontario based on the results of provincial assessments. Last year, 88% of grade 9 students were achieving above the provincial standard. The number of students at Level 4 increased by 9% from the previous year; which reflects the dedication of our students and the efforts of our teachers to deliver an innovative and engaging curriculum. ... Continue reading "EQAO Results and 2023 School Climate Survey"
– 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"
York Catholic District School Board Director of Education Domenic Scuglia will retire after a 41-year career promoting equity, excellence and faith in two Canadian provinces.
“The Board of Trustees is grateful for Domenic Scuglia’s many contributions to the YCDSB, in particular for creating stability in our school board during the difficult days near the end of the pandemic,” said Chair of ... Continue reading "YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career"
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"