School News

Student of the Week

Andrew Collins is always eager to help others by coming to class early to put down the chairs for his peers – he also assisted in the preparation for the Waterloo Math Contest in the library. He always has a friendly demeanor and maintains a positive attitude. He is always willing to offer his assistance without hesitation and always perseveres in his studies. Andrew’s positive ... Continue reading "Student of the Week"

Max Art and MaxTech 4343

Max Art has Joined the Robotics team, MaxTech 4343, to create a dynamic installation.  With a Steampunk aesthetic and an industrial-style vision, the art pieces brought a creative flare to their travelling display.

The collaboration was so well received by judges and spectators alike, earning MaxTech 4343 a notable place in the competition lineup.

Way to go SMK – TEAMWORK! ... Continue reading "Max Art and MaxTech 4343"

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Indigenous Education Survey

The Ministry of Education is committed to improving Indigenous education in Ontario, improving student achievement and well-being, and closing the achievement gap between Indigenous students and all students. In 2007, the Ontario Ministry of Education launched the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework (the Framework). The Framework guides the Ministry of Education, school boards and schools as ... Continue reading "Indigenous Education Survey"

The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation

The Institute for Catholic Education (ICE) would like to hear from all stakeholders in the YCDSB community about Catholic education in Ontario! “Renewing the Promise” is a dialogue to solicit your input about Catholic education in Ontario and will help guide the work of ICE for the future.

Our YCDSB teachers, staff, parents and students play a very important part of this dialogue ... Continue reading "The Critical Role of Catholic Education in Ontario Consultation"

Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program

The York Catholic District School Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan identifies four commitments to our stakeholders.  They include: the Integration of Catholic Faith, the Continuous Improvement of Student Achievement, the Effective Use of Our Resources and Engaging Our Communities. Faced with increasing financial restraints, these commitments continue to guide the Board’s decision-making on new investments and areas for cost reductions.

During the spring 2016 ... Continue reading "Changes to the Winter School Site Maintenance Program"

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