Good News Stories

It is sometimes difficult to find good news in today’s world.

Yet there are numerous stories of courage, good will, compassion
and academic success in Ontario’s publicly funded Catholic schools.

Enjoy some good news from across Ontario.

Students get special visit from MPP Cristina Martins

MPP Cristina Martins visited St. Clare Catholic School on Monday, November 28, 2016 with The Tour for Humanity, teaching students how to raise their voices against intolerance. 

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St. Luke’s (Nepean) combines science and compassion

When grade five teachers at St. Luke School (Nepean) began brainstorming a science project for their students, they had no idea that the project would turn into an opportunity for students to live out their Gospel values. 

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Meet Kyne Santos, a remarkable student demonstrating academic excellence and an accepting school community.

Not only is St. Mary’s High School student Kyne Santos a top scholar, he is also a skilled makeup artist, experimenting with dramatic looks and posts online makeup videos.

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Meet Kyla Dumlao, a remarkable student leader demonstrating excellence in her school community.

Kyla is a remarkable student leader who helped launch a new initiative, pairing students with special needs with other students throughout her school.

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Meet Tianna Legacy, a student leader helping to build more accepting communities.

At only 13, Tianna is working hard to help eliminate racism in Canada and around the world through music.  Her faith-based education has sparked her passion for fairness and community and has helped Tianna flourish. 

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How an Ottawa Catholic Board Became a National Innovation Leader

The Ottawa Catholic School Board became a model case study for the Canadian Education Association’s examination into what makes a school system an innovation leader. OCSB was ultimately selected among 35 school districts to participate in CEA’s program and received a $10,000 contribution courtesy of State Farm Canada to support their ongoing innovation.

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Catholic Education Week celebrates Catholic School’s Cultural Mosaic

Cultural awareness was at the forefront at St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough Wednesday, May 4, as the school hosted a cultural symposium as part of Catholic Education Week.

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Passionate teacher Megan Baker brings Innovative 3D Learning Project to École Ste-Marguerite Bourgeoys

The project began when Madame Megan Baker submitted an application to the board’s Idea Lab to purchase a 3D printer, developing various design challenges for her students while making them excited about their learning.  

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2016 Student Short-Video Contest

Faith-based communities celebrate what matters most – inclusivity, diversity, excellence and faith.

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