UCC News

  • Varsity and JV football teams split Battle of the Blues

    The Battle of the Blues was fought to a draw on Friday night at the University of Toronto's Varsity Stadium, with the varsity team playing to a 31-17 victory.
    The annual game pits Upper Canada College’s junior varsity and varsity football teams, the Blues, against their counterparts from St. Michael’s College School, the Kerry Blues.
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    Much to cheer about on UCC's 39th Association Day

    It made sense that on an Upper Canada College Association Day that had a “Makers and Innovators” theme, its sports teams came up with strategies that made most of them winners. The school’s youngest students helped kick off the 39th annual A-Day with the Prep Soccerfest filling all of the Prep fields except for Commons, where UCC’s U14 soccer team was beating Royal St. George’s College 7-0.
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  • UCC students created PhotoPoet website for Hack the North

    Two Upper Canada College Year 12 students, who’ve been taking computer science courses at the school since Year 9, have extended what they’ve learned beyond the classroom to hackathons.
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  • Year 9 Amazing Race at Norval Outdoor School

    Upper Canada College Year 9 students took part in one of their favourite activities of the school year, a simulation of The Amazing Race television show at the Norval Outdoor School, on Sept. 13.
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  • Rachel Metalin at Yad Vashem with the memorial to Janusz Korzak and his orphans.

    English teacher Rachel Metalin invited to Holocaust education conference

    Upper Canada College English teacher Rachel Metalin, who’s led three Holocaust education trips for students, was invited to speak at the International Conference on Holocaust Education this summer.
    The event involved 356 educators from 50 different countries and was held at Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies in Jerusalem, Israel from June 24 to 28.
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  • UCC boys and the other Panda Cup competitors

    UCC wins Panda Cup Chinese Speech Contest

    Five Upper Canada College students performed very well at the Panda Cup Chinese Speech Contest held by the Toronto Chinese Consulate-General and the Chinese Culture and Education Society of Canada on Aug. 25.
    This year’s theme was “The Year of Tourism between China and Canada.” More than 80 elementary and high school students from Toronto, York Region, Windsor, Guelph, Waterloo, Winnipeg and Halifax participated in the contest.
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  • The Farastaki family

    UCC's Syrian sponsored family settles in

    The Farastakis, the Syrian refugee family being sponsored by UCC, has had a great time over the summer thanks to the College community. Some of the children went to Canada’s Wonderland thanks to the generosity of an Old Boy. They also attended a Syrian music concert at the University of Toronto that was sponsored by another UCC family.
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  • Raphael Berz

    Raphael Berz cares about food security in Northern Canada

    Upper Canada College Year 12 student Raphael Berz became interested in high food prices in Northern Canada in economics teacher David Borden’s class last school year, and he’s acting on it.
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  • Amnesty International members learn about indigenous cultures

    Five boys from Upper Canada College’s Amnesty International Club, along with seven girls from Havergal College, ventured to Toronto’s Government of Canada building on Nov. 28.
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  • UCC SK students spend time with seniors

    Eighteen Upper Canada College Senior Kindergarten students and 11 seniors from Christie Gardens Retirement Residence took part in a recent exchange program.
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  • UCC students went to Nunavut for March break exchange

    Three boys from Upper Canada College and three girls from St. Mildred’s Lightbourn School took part in a March break exchange with six students from Kugluktuk High School in Nunavut.
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  • UCC-sponsored Syrian family is now in Toronto

    The Upper Canada College-sponsored Syrian refugee family finally arrived in Toronto and was greeted at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Monday as part of the College’s “warm welcome” initiative.
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  • UCC introduces its Summer Life program

    Upper Canada College’s inaugural Summer Life program kicked off this week with 75 participants from Canada, Vietnam, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Oman and Malaysia.
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    Aryan Paliwal receives Western’s Presidential Scholarship

    Recent Upper Canada College graduate Aryan Paliwal is one of 15 students to receive Western University’s Presidential Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000.
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  • UCC volunteers earn Harold A.D. Roberts Award

    The Harold A.D. Roberts Circle Award is presented annually in recognition of substantial contributions made or special service provided by members of the UCC Association, either through short-term involvement or long-term commitment.
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