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.

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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Living the Words of Saint Teresa

Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School is first and foremost a Catholic high school and proudly celebrates faith not only through a variety of Religion courses, masses and liturgical experiences, but also through conscientiously ensuring that messages of Christ’s Gospel are interwoven throughout everything they do at. 

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Graduate Writes Book about Overcoming Mental Health Struggles

Brandee Videcak, a student in Lakeshore Catholic High School’s Class of 2016, knows what it means to struggle. She has had issues with depression, anxiety and bullying, and, two years ago, considered taking her own life.

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Student Essay on Value of Religious Education Earns International Recognition

When St. Joseph-Scollard Hall student, Finn Seguin, completed his essay on the importance of religion in his education, he had no idea it would earn him a top spot in an international competition and a scholarship for $1,000 USD.

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Toronto CDSB Soccer Team Helps Students in Attawapiskat

The Senior Boys Soccer Team at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton wants to help the students of Attawapiskat.  

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St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School participates in Ontario EcoSchools

For Kayla, a student at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School in Kingston, participation on the EcoTeam underscores the school’s central mission of visible stewardship.

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St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Elementary School named Microsoft Showcase School

"When there is a seamless merge between technology and learning, students benefit from a new level playing field and a realm of limitless possibilities.”

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