Grade 8 Students and their Parents Invited to Upcoming High School Information Nights

This fall, the York Catholic District School Board is hosting a series of local High School Information Nights for Grade 8 students and their parents who reside in York Region. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour high school facilities, learn about the various programs and options available to them, and meet staff and current students who can answer questions they may have.

The information sessions will be held at Catholic high schools across York Region, and while residents are strongly encouraged to attend the information session for their local area high school, those who are interested in learning more about regional programs are welcome at those high school information nights, as well. The York Catholic District School Board offers five regional programs, which include:

International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
a rigorous and intellectually challenging pre-university course of study. Credits are recognized both in Canada and internationally.
Advanced Placement (AP) / Program for Academic and Creative Extension (PACE) Programs
programs with an extended and enriched curriculum that allow students to earn credits or advanced standing at most universities. For the 2016-17 school year, the AP Program will be newly offered at two additional schools, Jean Vanier CHS in Richmond Hill and St. Joan of Arc CHS in Maple.
Regional Arts Program
a program where students specialize in drama, dance, visual arts, instrumental or vocal music, while also obtaining their high school diploma.
Laptop Learning Program
A program that enables students to use their notebook computer, various curriculum specific software applications, and the internet to enhance learning.
English as a Second Language (ESL) / English Literacy Development
programs that provide newcomer students with English language supports in various subject areas.

Information on Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs, skilled trades, athletics and extra-curricular offerings will also be provided at the High School Information Nights.

Admission to York Catholic high schools is open to all students, in accordance with the rules governing open access and a students’ right to attend. More information about the registration process and the documents needed to enrol will be discussed at the various High School Information Nights.

To determine which York Catholic high school serves your local area, please visit http://locator.ycdsb.ca/. Following is a list of all High School Information Nights.

Information Night Dates

School Program Date Location
Cardinal Carter Catholic High School
  • Regular Program
  • IB Program
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7 p.m.

210 Bloomington Road West, Aurora, ON, L4G 0P9

905-727-2455

Father Bressani Catholic High School
  • Regular Program
  • Advanced Placement
  • PACE Program
Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 7 p.m.

250 Ansley Grove Road, Woodbridge, ON, L4L 3W4

905-851-6643

Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy
  • Regular Program (including ESL)
  • IB Program Information
Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

5300 – 14th Avenue, Markham, ON, L3S 3K8

905-472-4961

Holy Cross Catholic Academy Regular Program Revised Date
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 6:45 p.m.

7501 Martin Grove Road, Woodbridge, ON, L4L 1A5

905-851-6699

Jean Vanier Catholic High School Regular Program (including ESL) Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 7 p.m.

10475 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 3P2

905-770-8656

Advanced Placement Program Wednesday, December 2, 2015 7 p.m.
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic College School For Grade 6 students and their parents. Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 7 p.m.

185 Glenwoods Avenue, Keswick, ON, L4P 2W6

905-656-9140

Sacred Heart Catholic High School
  • Regular Program (including ESL)
  • Advanced Placement
  • PACE Program
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7 p.m.

908 Lemar Road, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 1R9

905-895-3340

St. Augustine Catholic High School Laptop Program Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

2188 Rodick Road, Markham, ON, L6C 1S3

905-887-6171

Regular Program Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 7 p.m.
St. Brother Andre Catholic High School
  • Regular Program
  • Advanced Placement
  • PACE Program
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7 p.m.

6160 – 16th Avenue East, Markham, ON, L3P 3K8

905-294-7671

St. Elizabeth Catholic High School Regional Arts Program Open House Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 7 p.m.

525 New Westminster Drive, Thornhill, ON, L4J 7X3

905-882-1460

Regular Program (including ESL) Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 7 p.m.
St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School Regular Program Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7 p.m.

2 Davos Road, Woodbridge, ON, L4H 2Y1

905-851-3529

St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School Regular Program (including ESL) & Advanced Placement Program Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 7 p.m. 1 St. Joan of Arc Avenue, Maple, ON, L6A 1W9 905-832-8882
St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School Regular Program Revised Date
Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 7 p.m.

278 Wellington Street East, Aurora, ON, L4G 1J5

905-727-5652

St. Robert Catholic High School Regular Program (including ESL Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 7 p.m.

8101 Leslie Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7P4

905-889-4982

IB Program Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7 p.m.
St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School Regular Program Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 7 p.m.

230 Shaftsbury Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 0E8

905-787-1407

  • Advanced Placement
  • PACE Program
Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 7 p.m.