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MISSISSAUGA, ONT. – Some of Mississauga’s youngest Catholic students will make history this year as the first students in Ontario to attend a Catholic school authorized for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.

Pat Daly takes on familiar post with Ontario trustees

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For the first time since forming in 1930 the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) has elected a president to serve a second term.

TCDSB student filmmakers received red carpet treatment for their films

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TORONTO – Student filmmakers from across the Toronto Catholic District School Board received the red carpet treatment April 21 as they celebrated the big-screen premiere of their short films.

BCN Cafe teaches special needs’ students life skills

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TORONTO – An award-winning program at Blessed Cardinal Newman High School is providing students with special needs the opportunity to learn valuable life skills while serving others.

Bolton students join project tracking satellite in space

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A partnership bridging borders and outer space is expected to expose students at St. John Paul II School in Bolton, Ont. to never-before-seen images of the Earth from hundreds of kilometres above the planet.

100 years of memories from Loretto College

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TORONTO – In many ways, Loretto College School hasn’t changed at all in the past 100 years.

Catholic education can never be neutral

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Pope Francis, speaking to Italian school teachers and parents, said, “Education cannot be neutral. It is either positive or negative; either it enriches or it impoverishes; either it enables a person to grow or it lessens, even corrupts him. The mission of the school is to develop a sense of truth of what is good and beautiful.”

Promoting Catholic education 140 characters at a time

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The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is celebrating Catholic Education Week in 140 characters or less.

Respected educator Kostoff stepping down

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - After spending the better part of four decades with the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, John Kostoff will soon be saying goodbye.

Basilian future looks to the past

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TORONTO - The 200-year tradition of Basilian education is taking a new path into the future — a path first walked by the disciples Jesus sent out two-by-two to connect with the villages of Galilee and change the world.

Eucharist at the heart of Catholic education

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GUELPH, ONT. - In increasingly secular Ontario, the debate about the real or perceived distinctiveness of Catholic education rages on.