Niagara Catholic Shares the Bounty with The Hope Centre

On Friday (September 8), Niagara Catholic staff harvested the remaining items from our Community Garden, boxed them up and send them to The Hope Centre to be enjoyed by clients who often find it difficult to afford fresh produce. Thanks to all those who maintained the gardens this summer, and to those who took time […]

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Parents Spreading the Kindness at St. Theresa Catholic Elementary School

Students at St. Theresa Catholic Elementary School received an extra-special welcome to the first day of school on Tuesday – finding a number of brightly painted rocks with motivational messages placed throughout the schoolyard. It’s an extension of the #KindnessRocks project, which has spread around the world. Thanks to the parents who took time to […]

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Celebrating a New St. Martin Catholic Elementary School

The new school year began with a celebration opening the brand-new, $10-million St. Martin Catholic Elementary School in Smithville on September 5. There was excitement throughout the community as students and staff were joined by parents, Board Chair Father Paul MacNeil, Director of Education John Crocco, Superintendent of Education Yolanda Baldasaro, Controller of Facilities Services […]

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Trustees Recognize High-Achieving Students at Committee of the Whole Meeting

It’s an annual tradition at Niagara Catholic: Each year, during the final Committee of the Whole Meeting, Trustees recognize students who have esteemed themselves at the provincial and national level for academics, arts and athletics. Check out the gallery below to see photos of students who were able to attend the celebration, and click here for […]

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Saint Michael Catholic High School Student Represents Niagara and Niagara Catholic at National Science Fair

Congratulations to Bethany Poltl, a Grade 9 student at Saint Michael Catholic High School, who represented Niagara Catholic at the Canada-wide Science Fair in Regina, Saskatchewan in May. Bethany earned her berth at the national event after winning a gold medal for her project, at the Niagara Regional Science and Engineering Fair earlier this year.

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Niagara Catholic Co-Hosts Successful CCSTA Conference

Niagara was centre stage June 1-3, as more than 350 Catholic school board trustees from across Canada travelled to Niagara Falls to attend the Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association’s Conference and Annual General Meeting. This year’s event was co-organized by Niagara’s two Catholic school Boards – Niagara Catholic, and conseil scolaire catholique Mon Avenir – […]

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Saint Michael Student Brings Home Silver Medal from Skills Canada

Congratulations to Nicholas Ierfino, a student at Saint Michael Catholic High School, who recently won the silver medal in the electronics category at Skills Canada in Winnipeg. He was one of two Niagara Catholic students who participated as part of Team Ontario at the national event May 31-June 3. His teammate, Hunter Spice from Saint Paul […]

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Our Lady of Fatima School Community Celebrates Groundbreaking for Expansion

It’s a day that students at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School in Grimsby have been waiting for, practically since the day it opened seven years ago: The official groundbreaking for an expansion to the school. Already well over capacity, construction is under way and, if the weather co-operates, students will be in the […]

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Niagara Catholic’s Festival of Families an Incredible Success!

It had been in the works for three years, and in progress for a year, and on May 25, students and staff from across Niagara Catholic were joined by their families, Trustees, parish priests and members of our communities for the Festival of Families, the culmination of the Board’s Catholic Education Congress. A soggy day […]

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Celebrating the Class of 2017

Niagara Catholic celebrated the Class of 2017 May 18, with the annual Graduation Celebration. This year’s event took place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, and brought together approximately 1,900 students from our eight Catholic high schools for a prayer service and keynote address by “street theologian” Dr. Terry Nelson-Johnson, the founder of Soul Play, and […]

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