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.

Annual tradition celebrates community and Indigenous culture

This year, 1,200 students participated in the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s Northern Spirit Games.

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Staff and students put together donations for their community

Staff from St. Thomas More Catholic School couldn’t believe the student enthusiasm when putting together donations to help Kingston’s less fortunate.

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After school program sparks a commitment to community

Usually, St. Hilary Catholic School’s after school program is about fun — think marshmallows and dodgeball. But sometimes, the students and staff come together to do something special.

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Students and staff celebrate the beginning of the Lenten season

Students and staff hosted their annual pancake breakfast at St. John Catholic Elementary School in Beamsville to mark the beginning of the Lenten season.

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Students perform with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Forty-five students from the Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, of the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), had the opportunity to record a performance with the internationally acclaimed Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO).

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Alumnus inducted into the Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame

Last week, a recent graduate from Saint Michael Catholic High School in the Niagara Region was inducted into the Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame for her outstanding achievement in cross-country running, swimming and track and field.

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School community helps young student walk again

Last year, Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Elementary School in Richmond Hill helped to raise more than $120,000 CAD for a surgery to help their classmate walk again.

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Third grader raises funds for Hurricane Irma relief

Eight-year-old Ava Bartolini from Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School in Niagara Falls
raised an impressive $950 USD in relief funds for Hurricane Irma.

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Meet Luca Ramelli

Luca Ramelli was one of 30 youth delegates selected from across the country to participate in a National Summit for Canada's first Children's Charter.  

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