St. Mary’s College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is keeping the melodies and harmonies alive, despite pandemic restrictions, with percussion music makers called Boomwhackers. 

Published in Canada

If Kurt Downes’ sixth grade students or fellow teachers are ever looking for him during his lunch break, they can usually find him where they can the rest of the school day — in his classroom.

Published in Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a Saskatchewan public school board’s leave to appeal the Theodore school decision, which enshrines in law public funding for non-Catholic students attending Catholic schools. The Feb. 25 decision confirms the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal’s unanimous decision last March that overturned a 2017 ruling by Justice Donald Layh that sought to limit the funding of non-Catholics in the Prairie province’s Catholic schools.

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Adriana Rereich says Oakville, Ont.’s St. Thomas Catholic Secondary School has a rich tradition of empowering students to tap into the arsenal of their creative talents.

Published in Canada

The Grade 1 class at Sacred Heart School in Wetaskiwin, Alta., is missing its secret weapon.

Published in Canada

Years of construction are finally complete and St. Joseph’s Morrow Park Catholic Secondary School just awaits the lifting of pandemic restrictions to welcome students to their new home.

Published in Canada

In a year marked by event cancellations, pandemic restrictions hindered competition plans for many high school athletes looking to obtain their diploma while also pursuing athletic ambitions in 2020. 

Published in Canada

In a year that has been anything but normal, the Christmas spirit is still alive and well at Ontario Catholic schools.

Published in Christmas

Unique circumstances are part and parcel of Indigenous learning at Catholic schools in Fort McMurray, Alta., in a year where education has already been anything but normal.

Published in Canada

VANCOUVER -- After spending last year in a church basement, the young musicians in St. Mary’s Elementary School’s band class can now breathe easily in their very own fine arts annex.

Published in Canada

Canadian Catholic school boards are about to embark upon a September unlike any other due to COVID-19.  

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For 24 years Antonio Gambale’s classroom has been a place where all have been welcomed and accepted, and for that, the Niagara Region teacher has been recognized with the Rick Hansen Foundation’s Difference Maker Award.

Published in Catholic Education
August 12, 2020

Keeping the faith

MONTREAL -- When young Kevin Donovan left Montreal’s Loyola High School 67 summers ago, he could hardly foresee having a son who would one day lead the school to a landmark legal victory for religious freedom.

Published in Features

They’re schools educating young minds in different regions of Ontario, from the gritty working class streets of Scarborough to the picturesque shores of Georgian Bay in Collingwood.

Published in Canada

Partners in Catholic education are in agreement with Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cancel in-class learning for the rest of this school year. 

Published in Canada
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