As Tyrone Dowling settles into his new role as director of education with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board, he’s keeping equity front and centre.

Published in Canada

In mid-August, Lifeworks, a human resources and technology company focused on developing positive wellbeing solutions, revealed in its monthly Mental Health Index that 56 per cent of Canadians notice their children are still being harmed by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Published in Canada

Graduating with stellar grades isn’t easy but it also doesn’t mean having your head in a book all day. Just ask some of the York Catholic District School Board’s 2022 top scholars.

Published in Education

In Michael Grandsoult’s eighth grade classroom, students are encouraged to use music and rhymes to tell the story of their lives.

Published in Features

Every good coffee shop needs three key ingredients: good coffee, good ambience and good community. St. John Brebeuf Secondary’s new cafe, The Daily Grind, has all three.

Published in Youth Speak News

In the cutthroat world of competitive spaghetti bridge building, all bridges are tested, but none survive.

Published in Youth Speak News

An apparent racial assault on a Grade 9 Black girl who was spit on and punched in the face has parents and equity groups fuming at the inaction of Hamilton-Wentworth’s Catholic District School Board.

Published in Canada

Last autumn gifted me an occasion to reflect upon my experience with Catholic education when I attended Holy Family Academy Elementary School and St. Joseph’s Collegiate  from 1997 to 2010 in Brooks, Alta.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

On Holy Thursday, in the gymnasium at St. Michael Catholic Academy in Thornhill, Ont., the lights are dimmed and reflective music is played as classes walk through an artistic Stations of the Cross display.

Published in Easter

Students at Etobicoke’s St. Elizabeth Catholic School can’t hide their elation with the school’s new and improved library, staff happily report.

Published in Canada

In a year when we often feel beaten down, Catholic education has something to celebrate, and it should. This year will see the completion of the grade school religion program, Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ, Grades 1 to 8. In 2023, the first kindergarten program will be published, followed by entry into secondary school with the first Grade 9 Religion program in 2024.

Published in Guest Columns

An investigation is underway of an incident where police were called on a four-year-old student at John Sweeney Catholic Elementary School in Kitchener, Ont.

Published in Canada

John Paul II Secondary School in London, Ont., is Canada’s first self-sufficient, carbon-neutral school, drawing on solar and geothermal energy for its power needs.

Published in Canada

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
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