Pelham students hope to generate smiles with painted rocks


Kindergarten students at St. Alexander Catholic Elementary School in Pelham hope to bring smiles to people’s faces in their community. All-day kindergarten teacher Tracy Goodwin said each of the children in her class, as well as the school’s other all-day kindergarten class, painted and then drew or wrote positive images and words on rocks before placing them near Pelham Public […]

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Supporting Niagara Catholic Students in Need


The Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education would appreciate it if consideration could be given to a charitable educational donation that is income tax receiptable, and will pay big dividends as a long-term investment in the future of a student attending Catholic schools in Niagara. Over the past several years through the Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic, more than 600 students have […]

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Four teens recipients of St. Kevin justice scholarships


Four Grade 12 graduates are recipients of the 2017 St. Kevin Food Bank Social Justice Scholarship. They are: Aaron Parry of Blessed Trinity Secondary School, Grimsby; Laura Ferreira of Lakeshore Catholic, Port Colborne, and Emma Mete and Ailene Zamora of Notre Dame, Welland. Each scholarship is valued at $1,000. Parry will be attending McMaster University, Hamilton, where he will study […]

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Catholic Summer Camps


Summer is here and that means that it is time to start exploring the opportunities for kids to attend camp. Choosing a camp can be a daunting task, especially when looking for one that not only provides fun and adventure, but also provides foundations of the Catholic faith. Vacation Bible School and Bible Camp programs are specially designed to lead […]

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Blessed Trinity students win $5,000 award for Canadian Tire’s Jump Start program


Youth in Philanthropy event marks fifth year at Grimsby catholic high school It’s an opportunity to play sports that nearly 751 Grimsby kids wouldn’t have. Now, thanks to four Blessed Trinity students, Canadian Tire’s Jump Start Program has an extra $5,000 to help more kids in the community enrol in sports programs. Blessed Trinity takes part in a program called […]

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NCDSB Grad Rate Second in Ontario – Again

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Niagara Catholic District School Board has again received top marks for its student graduation rate. With 92.1 per cent of its students graduating after four years, the board ranked second highest among Ontario’s 57 English-language school boards, behind York Catholic District School Board’s four-year graduation rate of 94 per cent. The local Catholic board also achieved a 94 per cent […]

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