Cops in Catholic schools paying big dividends

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It not only allows police officers and young people to talk in a casual atmosphere, it affects the resource officers themselves. “They are better cops when they come out of it,” McGuire told Niagara Catholic District School Board Tuesday night. There are six Niagara Regional Police officers working in schools. They are contacts for the police service, students, staff and […]

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Students in Need Sponsorship

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Your donation to the Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education will help the Niagara Catholic District School Board maintain high quality education by providing financial assistance to those students who would otherwise not be able to pursue their educational goals. Any contribution will be most helpful for the students

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This Christmas, Sponsor a Student in Need

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Christmas is a joyous time of the year for most, but for families facing nancial hardship, it can be anything but merry. While we often think of providing toys and other gifts to children whose families are in need, the necessities of everyday life for students are often overlooked during the Christmas season. Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education is a […]

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Notre Dame and Saint Michael Winners of the NRP student inter-school board film festival

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When someone gets behind the wheel while drugged, there are many routes to danger. At Denis Morris High School, two filmmakers showed one direction with submissions to an annual film festival hosted by the Niagara Regional Police at Pen Centre’s Landmark Cinema. Director Stacey Kaczmarski, 17, turned her cinematic eye to the conscience of a drugged driver in her 30-second […]

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Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School: Peace sounds like a waterfall

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As part of Remembrance Day reflections, early learning and kindergarten students at Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in St. Catharines suggested what peace feels, tastes and sounds like. The students shared their ideas in a video at Tuesday’s Niagara Catholic District School Board meeting. It was part of the board’s monthly feature on schools. Peace sounds like a waterfall, tastes […]

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Audit shows 2015-16 surplus for Niagara Catholic

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Trustees Tuesday night applauded a financial audit that showed Niagara Catholic District School Board had a $1.25 million-surplus on Aug. 31. A similar audit for Aug. 31, 2015, showed a $1.95-million deficit. The board operated on a $268-million budget in 2015-16. Vice-chairwoman Kathy Burtnik congratulated staff for the change in the financial position over the past three years. “I am […]

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