It is sometimes difficult to find good news in today’s world.
Yet there are numerous stories of courage, good will, compassionand academic success in Ontario’s publicly funded Catholic schools.
Enjoy some good news from across Ontario.
This year, the Huron Perth Catholic District School Board has been breaking barriers to helpstudents with special needs excel in their academic performance.
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.
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.
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.
Each year, the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board hosts a day of fun and friendship for students with 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.
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.
Competition heated up at the annual Math Mania Competition at St. Gregory Catholic School in Mississauga on March 2.
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.