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Martingrove CI art project features cross-cultural reflections on identity

Grade 11 and 12 art students from Martingrove CI had the unique opportunity to display their work for theatre-goers at a production mounted at the Toronto Centre for the Arts’ Greenwin Theatre. The exhibit was featured during the run of My ...
Monday, November 27, 2017
École John English JMS Canada 150 Mosaic Celebrates Diversity

École John English JMS Canada 150 Mosaic Celebrates Diversity

Canada’s strength is built upon a foundation of diversity. That idea prompted  École John English Junior Middle School, home to students from all over the world, to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday with a uniquely ...
Friday, June 16, 2017
Heroes Abound at Kensington CS

Heroes Abound at Kensington CS

What makes a hero? That’s the question that Kelly Crosthwaite’s grade 2/3 class at Kensington CS began exploring as part of African Heritage Month back in February.  Over the weeks and months since Ms. Kelly—as students ...
Monday, April 03, 2017
Student exhibit featured at Aga Khan Museum

Student exhibit featured at Aga Khan Museum

A new student exhibit featured at the Aga Khan Museum called Finding Home: Personal Journeys and Visual Narratives is attracting much deserved attention for giving voice to the experiences and ideas of young people adjusting to life in Canada. ...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Withrow PS unveils magnificent new mural

Withrow PS unveils magnificent new mural

Since this past September, Artist Nancy King (Chief Lady Bird) has worked with the grade 5 and 6 classes of Withrow PS on a beautiful mural honouring Indigenous culture. The mural has Turtle Island at the centre. The Toronto cityscape, as ...
Friday, November 11, 2016
FH Miller PS student shortlisted for international comic book contest

FH Miller PS student shortlisted for international comic book contest

An 11 year old student at FH Miller PS was shortlisted for an international comic book competition. Debis B created his own comic on an iPad using the app Book Creator, first storyboarding his idea, then collecting props and costumes and working ...
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Winona Drive students learn valuable lessons through freedom quilt project

Winona Drive students learn valuable lessons through freedom quilt project

Students in Winona Drive Sr PS’s Learning Disabilities class recently learned about the Underground Railroad with a unique and artistic African Heritage Month project. They learned how slaves sang songs to remember escape route information ...
Friday, March 11, 2016
ESA student up for Euro art prize

ESA student up for Euro art prize

An Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA) student has been shortlisted for a prestigious European art prize. The 2016 Saatchi Gallery/ Deutsche Bank Art Prize for Schools has selected a piece by Max Perone from some 22,000 entries submitted ...
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Runnymede CI receives STEM-sational tech grant

Runnymede CI receives STEM-sational tech grant

Runnymede CI was recently selected as one of only 14 schools across Canada to receive a significant technology grant from Best Buy. As a STEM-lead (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) school, Runnymede CI will use their grant dollars ...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Central Tech artist wins award at Casa Loma art exhibition

Central Tech artist wins award at Casa Loma art exhibition

Central Technical School Art Centre student Diane DiMonte-Mohan won the People’s Choice Award at the Casa Loma Annual Winter Art Exhibition. The exhibition features artwork created by students from around the GTA. The People’s Choice ...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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