Kitchener students build a wall to break barriers

The kids at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Elementary School in Kitchener, Ont., are breaking down walls with science, or more accurately, one particular wall in the middle of their school gym. 

Toronto students team up with suffering youth in Attawapiskat through soccer

To the boys on the senior high school soccer team, it was only natural to reach out to people their age who were suffering in the northern part of the province. 

Ontario bishops commit to ‘renewing the promise’ of Catholic education

Catholic schools have a “unique opportunity” to guide young people through the social, ethical and economic challenges of today, Ontario’s bishops say in a pastoral letter for education.

Catholic schools lead students to embrace lessons far from home

Twenty-four Catholic high school students and five adult supervisors gathered in Consuelo, Dominican Republic, to debrief our day. We had toured a batay (sugar workers’ village) outside the city along a road that by Canadian standards would be considered impassible.

Are there lessons to be learned from U.S. educators?

Bigger is better and if we don’t get better we’re going to get beat, is the message one religious education teacher has brought back from a giant American convention for Catholic teachers.

Abolition threats knock on the door of Catholic education

A sampling of recent media indicates voices are again ramping up their call for one school system in Ontario or, in short, for the abolishment of Catholic schools. 

Climate Crusaders creating flood of rain data

WINDSOR, Ont. – They’re called Climate Crusaders, and they’re part of what’s being described as the largest program of its kind in North America.