It’s been 30 years, but I can still feel the excitement of running football-equipment-clad down the sloping aisle of the auditorium and jumping up onto the stage, as the entire faculty and student body roared out the school song. Today, I have two daughters at my alma mater. Lucky me! That NT Spirit While the … Continue reading NT Athletics Committee: ROI (Return on Involvement)
On Sunday, November 12, 2017, the Orpheus Symfonietta, under the baton of Stuart Beaudoin, performed a Remembrance Day concert in Uxbridge, Ontario. The chamber orchestra included six NTCI grads, spanning five decades, some of whom have participated in this group from as early as its inception in the 1980s. This orchestra (which has gone … Continue reading NT Musicians Keep Popping Up!
At our last Dragons’ Den session, we awarded funding to various clubs, as well as to the committee organizing the Remembrance Day. We thought you might like to hear from the recipients themselves how much your support means to them, so here’s a sampling of the thank you notes we received: Good morning, Ron, I … Continue reading NTCI Says Thanks for Alumni Support
’Tis the season: a time imbued with the spirit of giving. And for us at the Foundation, it’s all about the spirit of giving back. We have many opportunities throughout the school year to meet NT’s current students and to experience their amazing dynamism, intelligence and abilities. Please help us support these incredible young people … Continue reading The Spirit of Giving … Back: Celebrating Excellence at NT
On November 10, North Toronto held a very meaningful and moving Remembrance Day service. The assembly began with a video featuring Terry Kelly’s “A Pittance of Time,” a song that revolves around the two minutes of silence we hold for war veterans on November 11. This was followed by an entry parade of NTCI veterans … Continue reading Remembrance Day Assembly At North Toronto
At the end of the 2016–2017 school year, two alumnae from the class of ’63, Virginia Gibb and Marilyn Kidd, came back to visit their alma mater. They were pleased to see that their names were still displayed as Ontario Scholars in the hallway. In a letter of thanks, Marilyn remarked, “It was wonderful to … Continue reading Alumni Are Always Welcome
HOMECOMING CONCERT – FIRST IN EVERY WAY! For those of you who were able to attend the inaugural Homecoming Concert on October 14th, you know just how lucky you were to be there. Alumni and guests were treated to an intimate concert with Jim Cuddy (’74) and The Skydiggers, including Andy Maize (’78) and Josh … Continue reading Homecoming Concert – First in Every Way!
October 12 and 13 were certainly busy days for North Toronto and its alumni. These two days, which preceded the very successful Homecoming Concert on the 14th, were set up to attract former students to reconnect with each other and visit or revisit their alma mater. Red and Grey Day on the 12th featured a … Continue reading Red & Grey Day / Homecoming 2017
It has been an exciting fall for the NTCI Foundation. Our first major Homecoming event culminated in the concert Saturday night, starring Jim Cuddy and The Skydiggers. It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces and to watch multiple generations of NT musicians perform some of their best-loved music to the many generations in … Continue reading Celebrating Excellence: Keeping the Spirit Alive
NTCI Homecoming Concert: Behind the Scenes IT HAPPENED! It actually happened! After months and months of planning, emailing, phoning, texting, arranging and discussing – NTCI’s first inaugural Homecoming Concert took place in the school auditorium! It took an incredible team of people to create this event: we worked with agents, lighting and sound technicians, our … Continue reading NTCI Homecoming Concert: Behind the Scenes