Skills Ontario


A ‘Taste’ of Niagara

On February 9th, grade six students from St. Michael, Lumen Christi and Holy Rosary (B) School took part in an Experiential Learning opportunity at Niagara College’s Niagara on the Lake campus. The purpose of the visit was to introduce our students to the opportunities provided by a college in close […]


HCDSB Students Demonstrate Their Skills

During the months of April and May, over 200 students from our High School and Elementary School panels took part in the Halton and Ontario Skills Competitions. On April 5th, students competed in the Halton Skills Competition at Robert Bateman High School. Halton Skills is an event where students from […]


Float your cardboard boat!

On Tuesday, January 26th, 12grade 8 students and 2 teachers from Ascension School in Burlington participated in the Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Race and Video Challenge. ‘Skills Ontario is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the skilled trades and technologies. For over 20 years, Skills Ontario has been hosting Cardboard […]


2015-2016 Skills Ontario Events

Here is a list of exciting events affiliated with HCDSB schools that both staff and students can take part in for the 2015-2016 school year: Skills Work!® What’s Out There? In School Presentations Elementary and Secondary Cardboard Boat Races Skills Work!® For Women Career Exploration Events and Conferences Aboriginal Programs […]