Alumni News & Events

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

Veteran political journalist Vassy Kapelos (’00) reflects on her career, time at NT

Vassy Kapelos (’00) has loved politics for as long as she can remember. As a child, she would spend her evenings debating policy and current events over dinner with her family. After graduating from NT, Kapelos studied political science at Western University, before receiving a masters degree from Dalhousie University. Now, she’s one of Canada’s … Continue reading Veteran political journalist Vassy Kapelos (’00) reflects on her career, time at NT

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NTCI Speaker Series – September 29, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of journalism. Over the past 18 months, we have turned to journalists for timely, accurate, and relevant information. Join us for an evening of invigorating discussion on the role of journalism during times of crisis, news in a post-truth era, the ever-changing media landscape, and much more. Featuring … Continue reading NTCI Speaker Series – September 29, 2021

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First-Ever Wellness Fund to Support Student Mental Health at NTCI

Developed in response to Canada’s ballooning youth mental health crisis in partnership with the NTCI Guidance Department, the Wellness Fund will support student mental health and wellness initiatives at the school. These include—but are not limited to—individual counselling with a health professional or social worker, participation in programs developed by organizations providing mental health support … Continue reading First-Ever Wellness Fund to Support Student Mental Health at NTCI

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Principal William Mack retires

Principal William Mack announced his retirement from North Toronto today. Mr. Mack has been at North Toronto for the past eight years, four and a half years as Principal and three and half years as Vice Principal. He also served as Vice Principal at Northern SS and Oakwood CI. Before becoming an administrator, he was … Continue reading Principal William Mack retires

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What Happens Behind The Black Screen On A Class Call?

A North Toronto student reveals what goes on when the camera’s off during a virtual class. I can almost guarantee that every student has heard teachers say, “when I can’t see your faces, it feels like I’m speaking into a void,” pretty much every single day in class since the start of school in September. … Continue reading What Happens Behind The Black Screen On A Class Call?

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Slaying An Archivists’ Dragon

For years, I have been on a mission—to wrestle a dragon to his knees—if not to defeat him entirely. My dragon resides in the N.T. archives, in two shoe boxes and one rather large carton of posed and casual pictures, taken by former members of the Pentagon staff from the 1960s to the 1990s. How … Continue reading Slaying An Archivists’ Dragon

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HAVE YOU BOUGHT YOUR NT MASK YET?

Approximately 1,500 masks were delivered to North Toronto last month for students and the 2020 grads. The masks are a gift from the NTCI Foundation, which recognized the NT community needed a little boost in the face of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The limited edition red and grey masks were produced by Soft-Masks, which is … Continue reading HAVE YOU BOUGHT YOUR NT MASK YET?

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TEACHING ON IN SPITE OF COVID-19

North Toronto’s teachers have never been less than dedicated. But for the last nine months, that dedication has meant so much more. Teachers have not only had to adapt to the new normal brought on by Covid-19, they’ve also had to adapt to uncertain schedules, virtual learning, and ever-changing software. Mark Kinoshita (’82)—NT grad, physics teacher, and … Continue reading TEACHING ON IN SPITE OF COVID-19

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LEARNING IN PERSON OR ONLINE?

Wondering how students decided whether to learn in school or online? Read on to hear from two NTCI students, who shared their thoughts in the September 17, 2020 issue of Graffiti. (Visited 89 times, 1 visits today)

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SPANISH FLU HIT SCHOOLS HARD, TOO

Covid-19 is not the first pandemic that North Toronto has had to contend with. Spanish Flu, which infected almost a third of the world’s population between February 1918 and April 1920, hit home for the school that had grown from five to 204 students over the course of its first decade. (Visited 176 times, 1 … Continue reading SPANISH FLU HIT SCHOOLS HARD, TOO

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