TORONTO - For years, students at St. Agatha Catholic School have gotten by with “archaic laptop” computers.   But they’ve received a $25,000 surprise that will soon get them plugged into modern technology. 

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TORONTO - Schools could be made safer by eliminating a “code of silence” among students that discourages them from informing on classmates, said the head of a panel on school safety.

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TORONTO - Toronto Catholic students are bringing the story of Jesus Christ to life for their peers during Holy Week.

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TORONTO - An accounting error in the previous budget means that the Toronto Catholic District School Board is expected to end this school year with a $16.9-million deficit.

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TORONTO - Adrian Durlej, 17, was handing out toys, toiletries and food to underprivileged children in the Philippines over the Christmas holidays when one child’s choice fuelled Durlej’s passion for helping others.

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TORONTO - Everton Lewis is trying to raise awareness that black history is as much a part of Canada’s past as the stories of European explorers like Samuel Champlain.

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TORONTO - Parents of Toronto Catholic kindergarten pupils are becoming better equipped to support, enhance and enrich the development of their child’s communication skills.

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TORONTO - Having their views heard on a world stage has made students from a Toronto Catholic high school realize their voice on climate change does matter.

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Michael Del Grande captured the chair’s seat for the Toronto Catholic District School Board by the luck of the draw.

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TORONTO - A balanced budget for the Toronto Catholic District School Board has made increased class sizes a reality, and that leaves some educators worried about the success of students, specifically those who struggle. 

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TORONTO - In recognition of Fr. Pat Fitzpatrick’s dedication to Catholic education and the faith in general, the Toronto Catholic District School Board presented him with its Award of Merit.

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TORONTO - Three Catholic students will be in Kenya this month building a school through their carpentry pre-apprenticeship program run by the Toronto Catholic District School Board and the Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 27.

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Catholic Education Week is a time to celebrate. We will celebrate excellence in academics, sports and innovation, but as a Catholic community we will also celebrate exemplary practices of community, charity and solidarity.

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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.

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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.

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