From Strike Talks to Good News: Here's a round-up of good news pieces coming from Ontario Schools

Because our head office is located in Ottawa, our news feed has been filled with stories outlining the ongoing teacher strike action taking place across all school boards in Ontario,scott mission 0130 including the Catholic School teachers.

As we pray for a result that brings quality education and opportunities to our schools, we thought we’d go beyond the mainstream headlines and showcase some of the amazing things currently happening within Catholic schools across Ontario.

Here are some good ones:

 

Love for Murray and its lasting effects
This one will tug at your heartstrings, as you will learn about how Grade 1 and 2 students from a Durham Catholic District School Board school have created comfort for a senior citizen through a papier mache project. Find out more about how Murray Brings Hope.

 

A Track Star on the Rise
Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board is proudly sharing the recent signing that Grade 12 Sacred Heart High School student Billie Martin did. The track and field athlete – who has made incredible headway in the past two years – recently signed a full scholarship to attend DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Read up on Billie’s recent successes and her future ambitions.

 

Mary Ward School in Toronto Helps the Homeless
When you’ve got a caring teacher who takes initiatives, students will be quick to support good ideas to help others. That’s what happened with Mary Ward School students as they worked together to help the homeless. Discover more about the student's initiative.

 

Father Bressani Catholic High School wins visit from Rogers Hometown Hockey
When Grade 11 students from the York Catholic District School Board collected 1,500 toys for the City of Vaughan’s Fill the Net Toy Drive, they got some attention. Check out how they earned a special visit from Rogers Hometown Hockey as well as who made a surprise guest appearance. Read the story here

 

Students Celebrate Retired Teacher’s 100th Birthday
Oh, here’s another good one. Students from Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board ensured that long-time teacher Bessie Monahan was rightly honoured for her milestone birthday. Read the article here, which was originally published by Lance Anderson of My Kawartha

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