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.

Guelph Catholic School wins $25,000 Oak Tree prize

St. John Bosco Catholic High School in the Wellington Catholic District School Board was awarded a $25,000 prize to go towards their fight to address student hunger.

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St. Michael student to meet the Queen thanks to award-winning artwork

This Remembrance Day will be an unforgettable one for St. Michael Catholic Academy student Sonja Csik as she prepares to fly to London to meet the Queen of England.

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Kenora student and cancer survivor honoured by City Hall

Chloe Poirier has been battling cancer for 12 years and recently pulled off a victory — getting Kenora City Hall to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Week.

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St. Michael Catholic School teacher wins Search for Goodness contest

A teacher from St. Michael Catholic School showed the nation what it means to embody genuine goodwill when he won the Post Canada Search for Goodness, Teacher Edition prize.

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Catholic Central staff, students bring home two equity awards

The staff and students of Catholic Central High School were in perfect harmony when they won not one but two Harmony Education Foundation Awards.

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Honours graduate self-publishes book on inclusion

While Notre Dame College School graduate Michael Jacques’ autism and intellectual disability means he can’t read or write, he hasn’t let that stop him from writing his first book.

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Community outreach around the globe, and close to home

The students and staff at Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School are taking an inclusive approach to community outreach: one that helps both groups in need, and the students themselves.

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Exceptional student named Junior Student Trustee

Matthew Ho is an accomplished York Catholic District School Board student, who has been selected as the Board’s new Junior Student Trustee for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Meet Flawnson Tong: CIBC intern and digital currencies expert

This week we’re celebrating 18-year-old Flawnson Tong, one of only four students selected to participate in a new CIBC internship program.


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