Catholic Education

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.

TCDSB focused on family

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[This article updates and corrects a previous version.]

TORONTO - The province’s largest Catholic school board will place an extra emphasis on the family next September as part of its multi-year strategic plan.

Sex-ed opponents call for student strike

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TORONTO - A parent group is calling for children to be pulled out of school during Education Week in Ontario to protest the province’s new sexual-education curriculum.

Provincial cuts to TCDSB not as drastic as expected

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TORONTO - Toronto’s Catholic school board will still see fewer dollars from the provincial Grants for Student Needs next school year.

St. Agatha gets $25K for ‘outstanding’ green program

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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. 

St. Michael’s College principal is moving to Northmount

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TORONTO - St. Michael College School is preparing to say goodbye to principal Terry Sheridan.

Sheridan, who has spent 17 of his 20 years in education at St. Michael’s, officially takes over Sept. 1 as headmaster at Toronto’s Northmount School for Boys.