York Region christens school after Pope Francis

When students attend a new school named Pope Francis, principal Anthony Arcadi hopes children will embrace the Pope’s qualities of caring, compassion and conversation.

Niagara Catholic board teams up with 1972 hockey legends

Catholic students will soon be learning about leadership and Canadian history through an innovative course developed in partnership with some of Canada’s most iconic hockey players.

In praise of school administrators

As students and teachers prepare to start a new school year, it is appropriate to acknowledge the vital role of a group that is often maligned in education — those holding positions in administration.

Pat Daly takes on familiar post with Ontario trustees

For the first time since forming in 1930 the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) has elected a president to serve a second term.

Toronto school sees jump in math grades through unique strategy

TORONTO – Strategies to improve reading skills are helping students at a Toronto French Catholic school improve their math skills.

Dufferin-Peel offers first primary years IB program

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. – Some of Mississauga’s youngest Catholic students will make history this year as the first students in Ontario to attend a Catholic school authorized for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.

Teens program plants seeds of healthy relationships

TORONTO – High school is a formative time in a person’s life. For most people, it is when teens begin to make new friends and start dating.

TCDSB to get huge increase in renewal projects funding

TORONTO – Ontario's largest Catholic school board expects a huge increase in funding for renewal projects over the next two years following an injection of capital from the provincial government. 

Parental education rights on trial in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ONT. – A Hamilton parent’s battle to affirm a parents’ supreme rights over their children in matters of education was the central question argued in a day-long hearing in a downtown Hamilton courtroom June 23.