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.

Meet Olivia Freeman: Aurora’s 2018 Teen Idol

Olivia Freeman might just be Canada’s next superstar, after all she was crowned Aurora’s 2018 Teen Idol.

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St. Clair Catholic District School Board offers summer learning camps for students

Students may be out of school for the summer, but many are continuing to spend their days off having fun, making friends and learning at summer day camp.

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Guelph student wins gold at Skills Canada National Competition

For Lia Kirkpatrick, the opportunity to represent Ontario at the Skills Canada National Competition last month was pretty special, it was the final step of a nine-month-long journey of hard work, practice and persistence.

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Meet Matthew Favreau and Shelby Leroux: Two exceptional graduates from KCDSB

As the school year comes to an end, the Kenora community celebrated the achievements of graduates marking the beginning of a new chapter in their lives with many going on to university, college or beginning new careers.

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Students raise $10,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.

This year, grade 5 and 6 students from St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough are breaking barriers, building bridges and giving back to the community to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Students help raise money for the Canadian Wildlife Federation

This year, grades 3 to 8 students from St. Joseph's Catholic Elementary School in Calabogie combined their love of french and giving back to help raise money for the Canadian Wildlife Foundation.

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Young entrepreneurs of tomorrow: students compete in The Dragon’s Nest Finale

Students from St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School were among the eight finalists chosen to compete in The Dragon’s Nest Competition for creating an initiative that helps students in need around the world.

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The ACCESS Adventure class went above and beyond to give back to their community

A group of students in Timmins, Ontario are taking what they have learned in the classroom out into the community by helping to raise awareness of food insecurity in their communities.

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St Mary’s Catholic School encourages inclusive learning in the classroom

It takes time, dedication and persistence to conduct research, but that didn’t stop four students from St.Mary’s Catholic school in Blind River from doing original research on students with special needs.

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