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.

School board tackles reading difficulties for students with special needs

This year, the Huron Perth Catholic District School Board has been breaking barriers to help
students with special needs excel in their academic performance.

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Crime Prevention Ottawa honours outstanding Kanata student

When Sarah Becker started her science project in eighth grade, she had no idea that she would be one day be recognized by Crime Prevention Ottawa.

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Lights, camera, action!

The next Steven Spielberg might just be from Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School, where students had the opportunity to turn an art project into a movie using assistive technology.

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Welly the Facility Dog

A new staff member has joined Bishop Macdonell Catholic High School. Welly, a two-­year old Labrador Retriever who was specially bred and trained to support students mentally and emotionally.

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A partnership with Special Olympics Ontario calls for a day of fun

Each year, the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board hosts a day of fun and friendship for students with special needs.

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Milo — The robot changing the face of special needs

The Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is the first board in Ontario, and only second in Canada, to trial the communication and social services of Milo the robot.

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Kincardine school breaking barriers in education for students with special needs

St. Anthony’s Catholic School has never had a segregated class for students with disabilities — the focus has always been on meeting their needs in the classroom with their peers.

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Ready, set, go! Math Mania takes over Peel

Competition heated up at the annual Math Mania Competition at St. Gregory Catholic School in Mississauga on March 2.

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Rick Mercer visits Holy Names Catholic High School

Angela Hormiz and Gabby Botica got the national attention of Rick Mercer for being some of the top fundraisers in the country for his Spread the Net Student Challenge.

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