Guidance department reports rise in eating disorders, mental health concerns as students navigate pandemic
Thanks to the generosity of donors, the NT Foundation’s inaugural Speaker Series event in September raised $2,840 for the new Wellness Fund, which will help fund mental health resources for students to bolster the already fantastic support from the school’s dedicated guidance department.
We pause on November 11th each year to remember. To mark the end of the First World War in 1918, and to honour the people who have served and continue to serve Canada in times of war, conflict, and peace.
The North Toronto Collegiate Institute Foundation has been operating in one form or another since 1972. It started as a Project Fund and was revised in 1987 to become the NTCI Foundation following the seventy-fifth anniversary celebrations for the school. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Advisory Board made up of alumni, the school’s … Continue reading NTCI Foundation Board Re-Elects Directors For Two-Year Period
On September 29, North Toronto alumni were treated to the inaugural NTCI Alumni Speakers Series event in support of the newly-established NTCI Wellness Fund. The event, “Journalism in a Pandemic”, was moderated by David Brady (‘87), CEO of Cream Productions, and addressed the issues faced by journalists over the last 18 months.
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
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
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
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
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.
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