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School News


Kimberly With An E

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.

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"

Grade 9 Muskoka Woods Orientation

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"

Awards Night at St. Augustine

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"

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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"

YCDSB Director of Education Domenic Scuglia Announces Retirement After Outstanding Teaching Career

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"

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