School News


St. Brendan Feast Day Mass and Cross Divisional Activities

St. Brendan C.S. Feast Day May 16

St. Brendan was born in 484 in Ciarraighe, Luachra near Tralee, County Kerry in Ireland. He was ordained as a priest in 512. Between 512 and 530 Brendan built monastic cells (sacred space in which a monk enters into relationship with God). The two main monasteries were Ardfert and Clonfert where Brendan served as abbot of a community ... Continue reading "St. Brendan Feast Day Mass and Cross Divisional Activities"


2017-18 Kindergarten Registration

2017-18 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration begins January 9, 2017 in all York Catholic schools.   We look forward to welcoming your child into our school, where we emphasize academic success using curriculum that is infused with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  For more information please see flyer attached.


Canadian Cancer Society Campaign

The St. Breandan school community and Luke 4:18 have done it again! After joining forces, we are happy to announce that $633.75 was raised for the Canadian Cancer Society, in support of their Wheels of Hope Campaign. This campaign helps individuals living with cancer get to and from treatment. The Luke 4:18 students were engaged in making posters and announcements to create awareness regarding this initiative.

SBN Speed Stacking Team

Congratulations to the SBN Speed Stacking team!  The team and their coaches participated in the Area Speed Stacking Tournament at Bur Oaks HS on Saturday, May 6th.

The team walked away with several awards and first place times.  Great job team!  You all represented our school well.


CTV Social Media Link – Celebrating Catholic Education Week

Access CTV’s COOL SCHOOL filming with Anwar Knight!  See link below.



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Anwar Knight has your forecast details as he visits the first in a series of ... Continue reading "CTV Social Media Link – Celebrating Catholic Education Week"

SBN Live – CTV News Cool School w/ Anwar Knight

Congratulation St. Brendan CES for being named one of GTA’s COOL SCHOOLS!!!!

SBN will be presenting some of the amazing Clubs and Activities that happen through out the year.

Where: St. Brendan CES (Gym and Peace Garden)

When:  Thursday May 04, 2017 @ 6:45am

Filming for: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Tune in to: Knight In The Morning – ... Continue reading "SBN Live – CTV News Cool School w/ Anwar Knight"

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Board News

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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