TCDSB committee aims to close the learning gap

TORONTO - A Catholic Social Justice Committee has been formed for Toronto Catholic schools to address the gap in learning opportunities found in different areas of the city.

St. Michael's mourns loss of Fr. Thomas Mohan

TORONTO - Basilian Father Thomas Mohan, who is credited with bringing stability to St. Michael's College School during the 1990s, died Dec. 8 after a month's-long battle with leukemia. He was 84.

Symposium tackles student mental health

TORONTO - Victoria Doucet took part in the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s 2013 Mental Health Symposium because she, like more than 10 per cent of the population 15 or older, suffers from a mental health disorder.

New chair for Toronto Catholic

TORONTO - Jo-Ann Davis woke up on Nov. 29 both excited and the new chair of the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Catholic governance course has its first graduates

TORONTO - Graduation time has come for the first crop of the Certificate in Catholic School Governance continuing education course offered to Ontario's Catholic school trustees.

Donor passes along the gift of education

TORONTO - A student at St. Michael’s Choir School was able to return to class at the renowned Toronto school this September thanks to the financial assistance of an anonymous donor who is covering his tuition of about $5,000.

New supervisor for Windsor board

A new set of eyes is keeping watch on the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board.

By simplifying the complicated, Brantford student earns honours

Sarah Wu is using the complexities of science to simplify malaria screening.

Thunder Bay teacher rocks on

Catholic elementary school teacher Krista McCarville is taking one more crack at competitive curling before giving it up to focus on her career and family.

Call of the north helps dream come alive

TORONTO - Pamila Jesuthasan knows teaching is her vocation. Because of this, she took a leap of faith by moving more than 2,000 kilometres away from the comforts of her Toronto home to the isolated village of Ivujivik, Que.

Young Tommy balances school, acting career

STRATFORD, ONT. - Conor Bergauer considers himself more of a singer than an actor but the young teen jumped at the chance to play “the deaf, dumb and blind,” kid in the summer hit at the Stratford Festival. The Grade 7 Catholic student from Waterloo, Ont. is sharing the lead role in the hit musical Tommy through the summer and into the fall.