Assumption’s very own, Ian Corbett, competes at the Canada Skills Competition!

Iain, who runs his own summer business, had a feeling he “placed top ten” and decided he would make the drive into Toronto just to see where he placed. As the announcer moved into the top 3 and Iain had not heard his name yet, he was a bit dejected but thought maybe he hadn’t […]

Halton Catholic DSB Young Women’s Summit

Female students in Grades 7 & 8 from the Halton Catholic District School Board are invited to gather for HCDSB’s Young Women’s Summit. The summit features a career carousel and interactive panel of female professionals that will expose students to a variety of pathways. Monday, March 4th, 2019 Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre, Oakville #REACHYOURPEAK […]

A Tech-filled Day of Learning Digital Skills for the Workplace!

On March 2, 2018, students from across HCDSB were invited to Microsoft Canada’s head office for a fun, tech-filled day of creativity, curosity, and excitement! Students received hands-on experience with some of the latest gadgets in technology, while listening to famous technology influencers and learning about the wide-range of careers in technology. ​ According to […]

7th Annual Student Success Conference

This past spring, the Halton Catholic DSB hosted its 7th Annual Student Success Conference at the Oakville Conference Centre. More than 1000 students, staff and parents walked in and explored a variety of career fields, volunteer opportunities, post-secondary and trade booths to help with their pathways planning. All participating schools were treated to a keynote […]

Halton Catholic Students Achieve Great Things at Skills Ontario Competition

From May 1-3, 2017, the Halton Catholic District School Board was thrilled to send 18 elementary and 12 secondary students to the Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre. Earlier this year, students who advanced to Skills Ontario achieved top marks at the Halton Skills Competition, held in March of 2017. Skills Ontario is Canada’s largest […]

12 Volt News recognizes the hard work in building the Bishop Reding Spirit Car!

Project Eclipse has been recognized by Michael Van Horn, CEO of the United States company 12volt.com. 12 Volt specializes in vehicle customization and electronics and has been following the progress of the Bishop Reding Spirit Car. For the full article click here.

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 Grade 4 – 12 from […]

Men and Women as Career Coaches Inspire Halton Catholic Students

On April 22, 2015, Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC)​, a not-for-profit organization connecting industry leaders and the community, hosted a ‘Men as Career Coaches’ event. The evening served as an opportunity for business professionals to inform and inspire male secondary students with their knowledge of post-secondary destinations, occupational pathways and career options. Part of the evening included inspirational videos, […]

St. Thomas Aquinas Students Learn About Workplace Safety

On Monday, April 13, 2015, MySafeWork gave a powerful presentation on workplace safety to students and staff at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Oakville. The Minister of Labour, MPP Kevin Flynn, Mayor of Oakville, Rob Burton, and over 40 members of the business community were amongst the guests and panelists in attendance for the special presentation.  Also […]