TCDSB Students Win $5000 YPI Grant for the AFL

Students from St. Mary’s Catholic Academy are transforming the world through witness, faith, innovation and action. Congratulations and thank you to Yeonjoo Choi, Louis Paglicauan, Daniel Vasco, Madelina Fagundes and Kaitlyn Malfara who won a $5000 grant for the Angel Foundation for Learning through a presentation they made for YPI!

Ms Ousovitch, a teacher at St. Mary’s Catholic Academy, added “I’d also like to express my gratitude to all grade 10 Civics students who contributed to other charities in promoting a sense of community and good citizenship. This project allows students to learn, to engage and to be conscious of their everyday privileges as compared to many of those they help service.”


Tom Leon Bursary Presentation

Olaranke Olusegun, from Father Henry Carr and Shane Angelo Avila, from Neil McNeil, received the Tom Leon Bursaries this year from Connie Leon, widow of Tom Leon and Nancy Murdocca, President of  The Angel Foundation for Learning. Each bursary in the amount of $5000 are awarded to two graduating students – one female and one male who require financial assistance in order to pursue post-secondary and have demonstrated academic achievements and have made contributions to the school and/or community that reflect Catholic values. More information on the Tom Leon Bursary and others can be found here.


Holy Angels Catholic School Receives the AFL Literacy Award for Exceptional Students

Holy Angels Catholic School receives the AFL Literacy Award for Exceptional Students from Executive Director, John Yan. The award in the amount of $500 is granted annually to an elementary school in order to enhance and expand literacy materials for children with special needs. More information on this and other awards are available here.

Principal Neil McGrath, Teacher Librarian Emily Moretti and students accept the award and are holding up books already purchased with some of the money.


St. Iasaac Jogues wins AFL Library Award

Library Technician Mike Tamburro, Principal Carol Ann LeMoine and students of St. Iasaac Jogues, accept The Angel Foundation for Learning Library Award in honour of Kathy Harding from Executive Director, John Yan. The $500 grant is awarded to help purchase books for an elementary school library in the TCDSB. More information on Kathy Harding and The Angel Foundation for Learning’s awards can be found here.