On November 5th a reunion took place to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the amazing Norsemen victory in the city championship for Senior Football. The reunion was planned by team members Andy Maize. Hugh Murray and Geoff Reeves, who conjured up the idea during their regularly scheduled “guys nights” over beers in a local pub. … Continue reading 40th Anniversary of 1977 Senior Football City Championship
As part of its mission to support current students through scholarships and grants, the North Toronto Foundation recently invited students from interested clubs, teams and initiatives to apply for funds from the Foundation. Dubbed the Dragons’ Den by Foundation members, events such as these give alumni board members a chance to meet with current students … Continue reading NTCI’s Own Dragons’ Den
25 Bright Red Binders When I took over the care of the NT Archives in the 1990s, they were situated in a former kitchen in the basement of the old school. At the time, I noticed a stack of binders piled high amid the rafters of the storage room. There were 25 of these bright … Continue reading Don Wright’s Legacy Finds a New Home
Two NTCI’s best athletes have retired from their respective professions this spring and capped off amazing athletic careers.
“Back to school” is a time for goal setting, and the NTCI Foundation has set its goals high. Please contribute to the scholarships, extra-curricular activities and heritage represented by our new initiative: a trophy case that will display our symbols of excellence in academics, arts, athletics and citizenship. As we look forward to acknowledging the … Continue reading Celebrating Excellence at NTCI
Red & Grey Day Homecoming Red and Grey Day Homecoming returns to the school on Thursday, October 13, 1:00-5:30, sponsored in part by the NTCI Foundation. Celebrate: the continuing Red and Grey school spirit and new facilities at the school and old connections. Highlights: intercollegiate games will be scheduled throughout the day: 8:00 – Field … Continue reading Red and Grey Day Homecoming
Missing the camaraderie and fellowship with classmates at NTCI? Did you miss some people you wanted to reconnect with at the 100th Reunion in May 2012? The Foundation knows that most strong alumni associations rely on the existence of vibrant class organizations. We know that several NT classes have been able to maintain their contacts … Continue reading NTCI Class Rep Workshop @ Red and Grey Day
We all know that NT grads are out in the world making a difference. Just as we were finalizing our content for this issue, we received the following inspiring report from Harry McMurtry (’81) and knew it simply had to be shared among the NTCI alumni community: My first day at NTCI was 40 years ago. These … Continue reading NTCI Alumni Helping NTCI Alumni for Parkinson’s!
For generations, people who care about North Toronto Collegiate have collected NT memorabilia. Each time I am in the Archives room, I try to lure in the students who have lockers nearby to admire the riches within. Just last week, I chatted with Sophia Rutherford, a second-generation NT student, and was able to show her the 1970s collection from her parents’ … Continue reading The Archives: A Treasure Trove of History
Last November, the Foundation invited students seeking funding for their various clubs and endeavours into the socalled Dragons’ Den. The evening of presentations, planned and executed both intelligently and professionally, made one thing very clear: the kids are alright! Once again, NTCI students proved that they are reaching for the stars as academics, athletes and musicians. The groups applying for grants … Continue reading Dragons’ Den: Putting Your Donations to Work