Mary Ward Becomes Leafs Nation

On most days, students at Mary Ward Catholic Elementary School are dressed in their blue and white dress code gear. But on September 14, staff also got in on the action, and the blue and white was a little outside the norm, as students jumped on the Leafs preseason bandwagon, decked out in team gear […]

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St. Ann Catholic Elementary School Receives National Award from Muscular Dystophy Canada

Congratulations to the students and staff of St. Ann Catholic Elementary School in St. Catharines, the 2018 recipient of the Fred Shaddick Community Award, presented by Muscular Dystrophy Canada. The school has been an active supporter of Muscular Dystrophy Canada, particularly supporting student Chris Mino, who graduated from Grade 8 in June. Chris’s Grade 8 […]

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Retirement and 25-Year Service Recognition Celebration

Every June, Niagara Catholic recognizes retirees and 25-year employees at the annual Retirement and Service Recognition Celebration. This year’s event took place on June 21 at Club Roma, and was attended by more than 16 25-year employees, 22 retirees, Niagara Catholic staff, trustees and the guests of honour family and friends. Student Trustee Nico Tripodi […]

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St. Vincent de Paul Student Wins Crossing Guard Logo Design Contest

Congratulations to Gavin Gascon, a Grade 3 student at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Elementary School, whose entry was selected from the many submitted from across the city in the City of Niagara Falls’ contest to design a new logo for crossing guards. During a pizza party held in Gavin’s classroom over the lunch hour, […]

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Niagara Catholic Hosts Annual Roots of Empathy Celebration

For 18 years, Niagara Catholic has participated in the Roots of Empathy program, a global movement aimed at helping children think beyond themselves and gain empathy for others by following the development of a baby in the classroom throughout the year. The children learn about the needs of others – and about the rapid development […]

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History Projects Displayed at Provincial Level

Congratulations to Bronte Ibbotson, Allie Harrison, Ella Smilsky, Myla Novak and Allan Buri, who were invited to display their Heritage Fair projects at a provincial event at the Royal Ontario Museum last weekend. Bronte, Allie, Ella and Myla attended the event. Allan, whose project was titled Queenston Heights 1812: The Battle for Canada, was unable […]

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Celebrating Young Artists at Niagara Catholic and Brock University

Niagara Catholic held its annual Young Artists Gallery June 6, a celebration of a variety of styles of artwork by more than 100 students from our eight Catholic high schools. For the second year, the show took place at Brock University’s Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts in downtown St. Catharines, and […]

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Students with Autism Bring the Jungle Jamboree to Life

Students on the autism spectrum often don’t get the same opportunities as their classmates when it comes to co-curricular activities. Members of Niagara Catholic’s dedicated Student Support team set out to change that, providing eight young students the chance to perform in an original play. The dedicated young actors and actresses have worked tirelessly for […]

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Celebrating the New St. Martin Catholic Elementary School

Students and staff at St. Martin Catholic Elementary School have spent nearly a year inside their new home away from home, and on May 29, they had a giant housewarming and blessing to celebrate. The Official Blessing and Opening of St. Martin Catholic Elementary School was attended by nearly 400 members of the school and […]

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Niagara Catholic 2018 Graduation Celebration

Niagara Catholic’s 18th Annual Graduation Celebration took place at the Gale Centre in Niagara Falls May 17. The nearly 2,000 students who comprise the Class of 2018 attended, along with members of Senior Staff, principals and trustees. This event, organized by the Niagara Catholic Student Senate, is a key part of a student’s graduating year. […]

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