Scenes from our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

On April 8, Niagara Catholic hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, to show our volunteers how much they mean to us for all that they do in our schools every day. Here are a few scenes from the event, which took place at the Holiday Inn Parkway Suites and Convention Centre in St. Catharines. Jump […]

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2019 Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education Benefit Gala

The Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education’s Annual Benefit Gala took place on March 30 at Club Roma. More than 225 people attended the event, raising funds to support the Foundation’s projects, including students in need, scholarships, and providing students in need with eyeglasses. Please enjoy these scenes from the event.

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2019 Technology Skills Competition

Niagara Catholic recently held its 2019 Technology Skills Competition at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. More than 300 students competed in more than 20 events, from culinary arts, baking and welding (at Niagara College a few days prior) to aesthetics and website design. Congratulations to all of the students who participated this year. Take a few […]

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Niagara Catholic Celebrates Huge Sporting Equipment Donation from Marks and Jumpstart

Students and staff at St. Mary Catholic Elementary School in Niagara Falls had a big day on Wednesday. Following the distribution of ashes, students in Grades 4-6 were invited to take part in a question and answer session with two members of the Toronto Argonauts – Matt Black and James Wilder, Jr – an event […]

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Mission Day at St. Kevin Catholic Elementary School

While schools across Niagara Catholic marked Shrove Tuesday with pancakes, students and staff at St. Kevin Catholic Elementary School marked Mission Day, a day when students participate in a day filled with fun activities – and pancakes – in support of Development and Peace. Mission Day is a tradition that goes back some 40 years […]

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Celebrating Pink Shirt Day at Niagara Catholic

Students and staff at schools and sites across the system participated in national Pink Shirt Day, a day dedicated to bullying awareness and prevention, on Wednesday, February 27. We’re pleased to share some of the photos sent to us and posted on social media this week, in case you missed them.

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Cardinal Newman Catholic Elementary School Principal Named One of Canada’s Top 30

Niagara Catholic is extremely proud to announce that Blaine MacDougall, Principal of Cardinal Newman Catholic Elementary School in Niagara Falls, has been named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals by The Learning Partnership. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the Niagara Catholic District School Board is extremely proud of Mr. MacDougall’s recognition as an exemplary […]

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St. George CES, Notre Dame College School, Recognized in OCSTA Video Competition

Last fall, the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association launched its annual short video competition for elementary and secondary student, as a means of showcasing the distinctiveness of a faith-based education in Ontario’s diverse public education system. The theme of this year’s competition was Community Builders. During the OCSTA’s Trustee Seminar in Toronto January 18-20, the […]

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Oh baby! Celebrating the Class of 2036 at our Annual Baby Day

It’s one of the most treasured day at the Catholic Education Centre – our annual Baby Celebration (known here as simply Baby Day), the day in January when we bring together the babies born in the previous 12 months (and their parents) together for a morning of songs and socializing. This year, we had approximately […]

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St. Alexander Kindergarten Students Make and Sell Christmas Ornaments for Pediatric Ward

    Over the past several weeks, Tracy Goodwin’s Kindergarten class at St. Alexander Catholic Elementary School in Fonthill have been hard at work making and selling Christmas ornaments to raise funds for a new pediatric cardiac monitor and defibrillator for the St. Catharines hospital. Take a minute (literally!) of your time to hear the […]

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