School News

5 Year Plan

Thanks to the work of St. Cecilia’s Catholic School Council and the generosity of our community , we’re very happy to announce that we are well ahead of our 5 Year Plan Target Goals initiated in the 2015-16 school year. In addition to supporting traditional Council Initiatives such as  the Sacraments, Graduation, Athletics, and the Arts, here is a short representation of our progress towards ... Continue reading "5 Year Plan"

ShareLife Event

Share Life is the charitable fundraising arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto. It’s agencies help more than 200,000 people in a number of program areas, including children and youth, families at risk, women in need of shelter and abuse counseling. Share Life’s 34 agencies rely heavily on our fundraising efforts to maintain their level of service. As a Catholic School Community, St. Cecilia has ... Continue reading "ShareLife Event"

X Dance – Family Fitness Night

In an attempt to promote active living and mindfulness, St. Cecilia’s Healthy School’s Club is proud to present Family Fitness Night on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.. Staff, students, parents, extended family members, and community leaders will take a journey together around the world to explore and engage in a variety of trending dances, led by the talented group from X Movement – ... Continue reading "X Dance – Family Fitness Night"

The Great Big Crunch Challenge

On Thursday, March 9th, at 2:30 pm, St. Cecilia will be participating in the Great Big Crunch. This year on March 9th, marks the 10th anniversary of the Great Big Crunch, where everyone gets together and bites into a crunchy fruit or vegetable to celebrate and enjoy healthy snacking! Since 2008, over 900,000 people have joined the Great Big Crunch for an annual moment of ... Continue reading "The Great Big Crunch Challenge"

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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"

Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee

York District Catholic School Board Seeks 2 Volunteer Community Members to Serve on its Audit Committee

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking 2 community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee for a 3-year term effective April 1, 2017.

The Audit Committee is comprised of 3 trustees and 2 independent members drawn from the community ... Continue reading "Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee"

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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