Spotlight on Schools

Natural Continuities: A Photography Exhibit in Honour of Lynn MacMillan

The photography students at St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School will host "Natural Continuities: A Photography Exhibit in Honour of Lynn MacMillan" on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Kortight Centre for Conservation. This exhibit will showcase photographs taken by the school's fourth year photography students in naturalised spaces throughout Vaughan and celebrates the natural beauty of their city. The exhibit will honour Lynn Macmillan, the recently deceased Vaughan conservationist whose efforts to preserve nature influenced the students' work and will continue to inspire future generations…

Working together to make a difference for those in need this Christmas season

Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Elementary School, under the leadership of its Luke 4:18 Social Justice Committee, prepared for the coming of Jesus and the joys of the Christmas season by giving back to those in need in their local community. Collaborating with its local parish, Our Lady Queen of the World, Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Elementary School raised $2,080 in monetary donations. This money will go to four families in the community that are being sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society…

3 York Catholic schools shortlisted in OCSTA's Video Contest

Congratulations to St. Michael the Archangel CES in Woodbridge, St. Brendan CES in Stouffville, and St. Jean de Brebeuf CHS in Woodbridge for being shortlisted in OCSTA's The Story Behind the Name of my Catholic School video contest! The Ontario Catholic Schools Trustees' Association (OCSTA) challenged Catholic students across the province to delve into the history of their school's namesake, and create a 2-minute video about their story. All video submissions can be viewed online…

All Saints CES Students Write Christmas Cards to the Troops and Receive beautiful letter in return

Students of All Saints Catholic Elementary School, Thank you for remembering us this Christmas. My name is Michael Allen and I am a Major with the Army but working with the Royal Canadian Air Force in Kuwait. I am a Chaplain and the troops call me Padre. I am in Kuwait in support of our mission in Iraq. Your care cards have been distributed amongst the troops and they want to extend their thank you…

St. Brother Andre students have fun learning about careers in the trades

St. Brother Andre Catholic High School in Markham welcomed Jamie McMillan on December 14th, who presented to the school's Grade 10 students about careers in the trades. McMillan is an ironworker, boilermaker and small business owner. She founded an organization that promotes careers in the trades, especially for women…

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