Canada Reads

These last couple of weeks have culminated in some very proud moments for me as an English teacher at Cardinal Carter.  I have had the opportunity to witness students truly caring about literature (and not just classical literature).  These students moved beyond their comfortable reading patterns and chose a supplementary book to read that was both contemporary and Canadian.  There was no need to look ... Continue reading "Canada Reads"

Ethan DeFina – St. John’s Ambulance Award

On December 13, 2018, Ethan DeFina, our very own Carter grade 11 student, received the prestigious St. John’s Ambulance Award at York Regional Police Headquarters. He received the award for performing CPR on his father when he was only 14 years old. This is how the day unfolded.  It was a day like any other day for the De Fina household. The boys ... Continue reading "Ethan DeFina – St. John’s Ambulance Award"

Breakfast of Champions: Celebrating Students and Catholic Character

On Friday January 11th, Cardinal Carter hosted its first Breakfast of Champions.

One may ask, what makes a champion? A champion is someone who goes about their every day with strong charisma, willingness to learn, and commitment to an inclusive and friendly learning environment. It is through one’s Catholic character of being compassionate, forgiving, and responsible citizens that our school community is stronger ... Continue reading "Breakfast of Champions: Celebrating Students and Catholic Character"

OSSLT Preparation

In preparation for the upcoming Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on Wednesday March, 27th, 2019, Cardinal Carter Catholic High School will be providing students with two support  programs: “Literacy Tuesdays” and after school “Remedial Literacy Classes”. We encourage your child  to participate in these programs in order to become familiar with the test format and build on literacy skills.

LITERACY TUESDAYS ... Continue reading "OSSLT Preparation"

Carter helps 40 Families at Christmas!

Thank you Carter!

Thanks to the generosity of staff and students, we have been able to assist over 40 local families and individuals this holiday season. Each family or individual received  perishable and non-perishable food, toiletries, gifts, and gift cards. The families and individuals we helped were very appreciative and their holidays will be brighter by receiving this assistance.

Special mention goes to ... Continue reading "Carter helps 40 Families at Christmas!"