Catholic Education

TORONTO - To encourage his students to start thinking about the environment of tomorrow today, technology teacher Joe Ferro has brought renewable energy into the classroom at Neil McNeil High School.

An early start to learning about the environment

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TORONTO - The youngest students at James Culnan Catholic School are getting the opportunity to connect with nature as part of their daily life at school.

Unique program connects Canadian Church, schools

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Pre-Vatican II babies remember it as if it were yesterday: Who made you? God made me? Why did God make you? To love Him in this world and to serve Him and be with Him in the next world.

Helping students see the light

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TORONTO - Since its inception four decades ago the Famous PEOPLE Players blacklight show has toured the world several times and been featured in films and documentaries. Now the show’s inspirational message of acceptance and inclusion is being taken into classrooms.

St. Mike’s dean a 21st-century thinker

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TORONTO - James Ginther wants the truth. He finds it by getting help from people all around the world.

King’s puts another green notch in its belt

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King’s University College has always been green, said principal David Sylvester, not just in its school colours but also in practice.

School, community centre to consolidate under one roof

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TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic District School Board and Villa Charities are entering a unique partnership to build a new state-of-the-art shared facility that will house Dante Alighieri Academy and the Columbus Centre.

TCDSB trustees vote down motion to delay sex-ed implementation

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TORONTO - A motion calling for the province to delay implementation of Ontario's controversial new sex-ed curriculum in Toronto Catholic schools has been defeated.

TCDSB project aims to mend poor relations with First Nations

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TORONTO - In the province’s largest and most urbanized Catholic school board, efforts are being made to mend the wounds caused by Indian residential schools.

Revised religious ed curriculum approved

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For the first time in 20 years six- and seven-year-olds are getting new religion textbooks, their teachers are getting new lesson plans and parents are getting new ways of helping kids in religion class.

Student strike has minimal effect on Catholic schools

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TORONTO - As thousands of parents pulled their children from school for a week in protest of Ontario’s sex-ed curriculum, it seems the majority taking part are from the province’s public schools.