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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350 Elementary and Secondary Student Leaders Participate in 2017 Student Leadership Conference

On May 11, approximately 350 student leaders from our Catholic elementary and secondary schools participated in the Board’s 17th Annual Student Leadership Symposium. The event took place at Club Roma in St. Catharines, and included the 2017-2018 Elementary and Secondary Student Senate Elections, as well as an incredibly dynamic and powerful keynote address by Orlando […]

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Niagara Catholic Technology Students Host Safety Awareness Day Event at Niagara Launch Centre

In partnership with the Niagara Launch Centre powered by Niagara Catholic District School Board – the Niagara Construction Association (NCA) held its second annual Niagara Safety Awareness Day   at the Niagara Launch Centre.  This was a free community based event focused on bringing awareness to Construction Safety in Niagara! Approximately 80 of our students from Notre Dame College School, […]

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Celebrating Niagara Catholic’s Distinguished Alumni

On May 5, Niagara Catholic recognized five outstanding individuals whose lives were shaped by their years in Niagara Catholic schools. Then 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award celebration honoured Bruno Agostinelli, Christine Dernederlanden, Dr. Philip Eles, Laura Rietveld and Commander John Zorz for their many unique and outstanding contributions to the local and global communities. Bruno was […]

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Two Niagara Catholic Students Bound for Skills Canada

On Monday, May 1st and Tuesday, May 2nd, students who placed gold at the NCDSB’s Technological Skills Competition competed at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre.  Our students did exceptionally well.  Congratulations to Hunter Spicer from Saint Paul Catholic High School and Nicholas Ierfino from Saint Michael Catholic High School, who will […]

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Father Tony Returns for Grade 7 Faith Festival

There’s one thing for sure if you’re in Grade 7 – you do NOT want to be sick or away from school at the end of April, or you might miss a visit from Father Tony. For the uninitiated, Father Tony is Father Tony Ricard, one of the most dynamic, charismatic and downright inspiring priests […]

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Niagara Catholic Salutes Volunteers

Volunteers are the heart and soul of many organizations, and Niagara Catholic  is no different. There are so many ways in which volunteers enrich the lives of our students – whether it is as reading buddies, as coaches of sports teams, organizers of events, members of Catholic School Councils or mentors to students in one […]

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St. Joseph Snyder Students Win Visit from Niagara River Lions for Food Donation

There are 123 students at St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School in Stevensville, but that didn’t stop them from winning a contest hosted by Niagara Nutrition Partners and the Niagara River Lions basketball team, to collect food items for the agency’s cereal and cracker drive in March. The school collected a very impressive 304 boxes of […]

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Patriots Cheer Team Posts Win at OCF Provincial and National Competitions

Last month, the Saint Paul Catholic Cheerleading team competed at the OCF Ontario Challenge Cup  at the Powerade Centre in Brampton, and won first place in the School Intermediate Non Tumbling division. The team was also named the School Intermediate Grand Champions. This past weekend the team returned to the Powerade Centre to compete at the national […]

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14th Annual Bishop’s Gala a Resounding Success!

The 14th Annual Bishop’s Gala, in support of the Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education, took place at Club Roma on April 1, and it was an outstanding evening celebrating Catholic education in Niagara. A cocktail reception, wine tasting by Constellation Brand and antipasto bar began the evening, with entertainment by Christina LeRose, a Niagara Catholic […]

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