Alumni News & Events

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

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 20 times, 20 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 6 times, 6 … Continue reading SPANISH FLU HIT SCHOOLS HARD, TOO

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A CRITICAL ROLE IN A HISTORIC TIME

This is a historic time for staff and students at North Toronto. Many of the events and rites of passage that we took for granted are not happening. Iconic events like Maytime Melodies, the prom, track and field season, athletic banquet, face-to-face student council election campaigns and voting, graduation ceremonies, and end of school parties … Continue reading A CRITICAL ROLE IN A HISTORIC TIME

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Delivering fame and glory

Dan Levy (’02) can add one more (red and grey) feather to his cap. In addition to his many hard-earned successes, he’s lived up to the words of his school song. In September, Schitt’s Creek won a record-setting seven trophies at the Emmy Awards. Levy, who co-created the series with his father Eugene, personally took … Continue reading Delivering fame and glory

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Christie Mary Blatchford (’70)

Renowned Canadian journalist Christie Blatchford was a force to be reckoned with. Born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, she had already started high school when her family moved to Toronto, where NTCI was her school of choice. After Grade 13, Christie studied journalism at Ryerson, and was named the leading journalism graduate. (Visited 14 times, 3 visits … Continue reading Christie Mary Blatchford (’70)

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A special tribute to Barbara Kamienski (’71)

Loyal friend, trusted colleague, brilliant musician, stellar editor, beloved wife and mother—these are all phrases that describe Barbara Kamienski, a much loved and respected member of the North Toronto Foundation Advisory Board who lost her battle with cancer in June 2019. Born in Winnipeg, Barbara was nine when she moved to Toronto with her mother. … Continue reading A special tribute to Barbara Kamienski (’71)

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Michael (“Mike”) Lee Tzekas (’69)

NTCI lost a loyal, long-time supporter of the school when Mike Tzekas passed after a long battle with cancer. Born in Greece, Mike immigrated to Canada at the age of four. After attending Deer Park Public School, he became part of NT’s close-knit class of ’69 and was involved with the planning of its 50th … Continue reading Michael (“Mike”) Lee Tzekas (’69)

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Air Marshall Chief Sir David George Evans (’41)

Sir David Evans was a Second World War pilot and decorated senior commander of the Royal Air Force (Britain). Born in Windsor, Ontario, on July 14, 1924, David was educated in Toronto at Hodgson Public School and NTCI. David joined the Royal Air Force in 1943 and trained as a pilot in Canada. After receiving … Continue reading Air Marshall Chief Sir David George Evans (’41)

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