After dominant performances at the Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario Athletic Association (CISAA) championships last month, Upper Canada College’s junior and senior swim teams showed just how talented they were at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) meet on March 5 and 6 at Toronto Pan Am Pool.
Seven Year 11 and 12 Upper Canada College students — and director of community service, clubs and creativity, action and service (CAS) Tom Babits — spent a frigid eight hours helping to build townhouses with Habitat for Humanity on Feb. 1.
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.
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.”
Founder's Dinner 2019 commenced with Principal Sam McKinney leading the community in a moment of silence to honour the passing of the Honourable Michael Wilson ‘55, last year’s inaugural Old Boy of Distinction, Feb. 11. The UCC flag had flown at half-mast the day prior, to recognize the former federal finance minister and business leader.
The annual World Affairs Conference (WAC) drew more than 450 private school students from across the Greater Toronto Area to Upper Canada College on Feb. 4 and 5 to hear experts speak on a range of topics related to the theme of “20/20 Vision.”
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.
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.
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.
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.