Category: Board News

Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation programs

Virtual programs help newcomers adapt and learn about York Catholic schools

The York Catholic District School Board, in partnership with Catholic Community Services of York Region and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is proud to offer two school orientation programs for newcomers to Canada. Newcomer students and their parents who moved to Canada in 2021 or 2020, as well as ESL/ELL  students are strongly encouraged ... Continue reading "Youth who are new to Canada are invited to attend school orientation programs"

School Transportation Information for the New School Year

STSYR oversees school transportation for the York Catholic District School Board

Student Transportation Services of York Region (STSYR) is the transportation consortium for the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) and the York Region District School Board (YRDSB). STSYR provides service to more than 56,000 students in 300+ schools, covering more than 90,000 kilometers daily. STSYR works closely with school bus ... Continue reading "School Transportation Information for the New School Year"

Register online for classes starting in September at York Catholic schools

Assessments for secondary students who are new to Canada are also available

The York Catholic District School Board is one of Ontario’s top-performing school boards. It is preparing to welcome new families for the 2021-22 school year, which will start on September 8th. New student registrations, as well as assessments for secondary students who are new to Canada, will take place online throughout the summer ... Continue reading "Register online for classes starting in September at York Catholic schools"

Taking Care of Our Mental Health and Well-being

“I will be reliable so people can depend on me.”  Positive mental health helps you to embrace each day with a renewed focus and the ability to deal with the challenges we face.  Remember to actively take care of your mental health and to teach your child strategies to take care of their well-being.

Ophea has put together a collection of health and ... Continue reading "Taking Care of Our Mental Health and Well-being"