Alumni News & Events

The NTCI Foundation organizes a number of small events each year in addition to the major reunions:

Reunion Announcement: Calling All Members of the Class of ’69…

To celebrate “50 Years Later”, exciting plans are in the works to hold a Class of ’69 reunion this coming October. At this point the exact timing and location of the event is TBD although the tentative plan is to hold a dinner event at a Toronto venue and include a visit to the new … Continue reading Reunion Announcement: Calling All Members of the Class of ’69…

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Ralph Halbert (’48) (1930-2018)

On December 4, 2018, Canada lost a noted visionary and philanthropist, Ralph Halbert. Born in Toronto in 1930, Ralph graduated from NTCI in 1948 having been both a strong student and athlete. He went on to attend the University of Toronto, graduating in 1954 with a degree in dentistry, and continued his studies at the … Continue reading Ralph Halbert (’48) (1930-2018)

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Save the Date: An NT Athletics Fundraiser

In an effort to “Connect the Past with the Present to Build Towards the Future” in support of North Toronto Athletics, an event is being held on April 25th 2019 at Safari Bar and Grill to connect alumni, staff and current NT parents. The event promises great food, good friends, celebrity alumni and a Silent … Continue reading Save the Date: An NT Athletics Fundraiser

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Alumni in the News – Joseph “Joe” Cressy (’03)

A Toronto City Councillor for Ward 10 (Spadina-Fort York) since 2014, NT alumnus Joe Cressy was re-elected in the 2018 municipal election by one of the widest victory margins of any Councillor in the city. Although he is one of the youngest City Councillors, he has already held various appointments, including to the Toronto Board of … Continue reading Alumni in the News – Joseph “Joe” Cressy (’03)

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Alumni In The News – Paul Raff (’86)

The Paul Raff Studio, headed by architect and NT alumnus Paul Raff, has won a prestigious 2018 CODAworx Award for the artwork “Atmospheric Lens”–an architectural feature at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station. Commissioned by the TTC for the Toronto-York Subway Extension as part of an official mandate to recognize the importance of the user’s … Continue reading Alumni In The News – Paul Raff (’86)

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NTCI: A School In Demand…

This time of year, the office staff of NTCI is busy collecting applications from potential future NTCI Alumni–grade 8 students who would like to spend their next four years at North Toronto. This is nothing new as each year hundreds of applications are received from students out of the North Toronto catchment area. While students … Continue reading NTCI: A School In Demand…

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More on the Ostrander Trophy

Many thanks to the alumni who contacted the Foundation with information pertaining to the Ostrander family, and their likely relationship to the trophy. ((Link to the original post) Toronto historian and former Foundation member Mike Filey (’61) shared his thoughts on the origin of the trophy: L.V. Ostrander (b.1889) started his single store jewellery business … Continue reading More on the Ostrander Trophy

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Charity Week: An NT Tradition!

For NT alumni, it’s hard to think about our days at North Toronto without conjuring up memories of Red and Grey Day, Maytime Melodies or receiving the latest copy of Graffiti in homeroom. The same is true for Charity Week, an annual tradition at North Toronto that continues to be a hallmark of NT’s student … Continue reading Charity Week: An NT Tradition!

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Are You a Whiz with Words?

If you are – and have editing experience – the North Toronto Foundation, the voice of NTCI’s alumni needs your help! We are in need of an alumnus interested in joining the Board’s Communications Team to take on the responsibility of being our editor. Formal training as a copy editor is preferred as responsibilities include ensuring … Continue reading Are You a Whiz with Words?

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The Ostrander Trophy

This impressive trophy was awarded to young women for Proficiency and Leadership in Athletics. First presented in 1939, it was last awarded in 1975. The origin of the trophy is a bit of a mystery. The inscription reads that it was presented to N.T.C.I. for Proficiency and Leadership in Athletics. It might have been donated … Continue reading The Ostrander Trophy

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