2019

UCC News

  • Blues win Barrow Varsity Hockey Tournament

    The Blues hosted the 15th annual Barrow Varsity Hockey Tournament this past weekend and used its talent and home ice advantage to claim the title.

    The Blues started the tournament against Le Sommet and had what coach Carl Beaudoin and many of the spectators would have described as their best start, and ultimately best game, to date. They got up early and never looked back, burying Le Sommet 6-0.
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  • Ray Williams, one of the founders of 100 Strong Foundation, with members of UCC’s Black History Club.

    Things to think about beyond Black History Month

    February is Black History Month, and Upper Canada College’s Black History Club is honouring it with a series of awareness-raising events.
     
    According to club head Samar Carmack, the club was started four years ago by those “who felt like there should be a safe space for black students to come together to talk about issues that black people face in a predominantly white school.”
     
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  • Week-long UCC event stressed the importance of language

    World Languages Week is an annual event dedicated to celebrating linguistic diversity and inclusion at Upper Canada College, and this year’s event took place from Jan. 14 to 18.
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  • Students challenged to solve real-world problems

    Upper Canada College hosted the Future Design School’s Future Prize 2019 event on Jan. 31, welcoming teams of students from 20 CIS Ontario member schools challenged to leverage innovative technology to solve a meaningful problem in the local community.
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  • The U14 Year 7 team plays against the U14 Year 8 team.

    Winterfest showcases basketball, hockey and swim talent

    Winterfest annually presents an opportunity for Upper Canada College’s community to come out and support the majority of the school’s basketball and hockey teams all on one day. Students, staff and faculty members, parents and other fans showed their UCC spirit by wearing blue and white clothing on Jan. 25 at locations around the campus.
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  • UCC teacher Fatima Remtulla co-authors math textbook

    Longtime friend and colleague Talei Kunkel asked Remtulla if she’d be interested in working on MYP Mathematics 3 since the two have learned each other’s strengths and how to show them off in each other during 10 years of working well together.
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  • Perrin Beatty '68

    UCC community members join Order of Canada

    Three Upper Canada College community members were named to the Order of Canada in December, joining Old Boy Perrin Beatty ’68, who was honoured in June.
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  • William Wilder '40

    William P. Wilder ’40 and Jason Rabinovitch ’04 to receive Old Boys of Distinction Awards

    Established in 2017, the Old Boy and Young Old Boy of Distinction Awards are among UCC’s highest honours, designed to recognize the achievements of the school’s most illustrious alumni. This year, the school will celebrate the accomplishments of Jason Rabinovitch ’04 and William P. Wilder ’40 and Jason Rabinovitch '04 at Founder’s Dinner on Feb. 11.
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