Danforth CTI’s annual year-end art show opens tonight

Always impressive and inspiring, Danforth CTI’s visual arts department’s annual year-end show turns 10 this year with XHIBITART17. Featuring work by senior students, alumni and staff at the Papermill Gallery at Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Road, the exhibition runs from Wednesday, April 19 through Sunday, April 30 with an opening reception from 5 to 8 […]

Greenwood Secondary, SOLE would move under PARC recommendations

The Toronto Danforth Pupil Accommodation Review Committee revealed its recommendations for East End secondary schools at a busy public meeting at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute on March 11. The provincial ministry initiated the review process when it requested information on all Toronto District School Board facilities that were operating at less than 65 per […]

Engineering students make a splash at Danforth

Teachers, staff, and student council members found themselves under a watery siege at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute after becoming willing targets in the school’s annual trebuchet contest on June 2. A type of medieval-era catapult, trebuchets can be loaded with different counter-weights to accurately hurl wall-busting weapons or, in Danforth’s case, water balloons, at a given range. Reid […]

Danforth students heading to national science fair

Eat dots. Not too many. All greens. To borrow from food writer Michael Pollan, that is basically how life ticks in the artificial ecosystem designed by Evan Farrell and Max Musing, two Grade 12 students in the MaST program at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute. It looks simple, but their computer program tests a big idea. […]

PHOTOS: Students test skills at Danforth C&TI

After baking for a big hotel, the AGO, a small bakery in France and another in Riverdale, Kent Lin returned for one morning to where it all began – the kitchen at Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute. On March 11, Lin was among the many judges watching high school students sautée, bake, and weld their […]

Students warned about potential online crimes

On stage at Danforth Collegiate, a jilted ex posted sexy photos of his former girlfriend online. She felt humiliated as they spread from phone to phone at school. She was hurt when her new guy saw the pictures and called it off.  She got angry when some mean girls used the photos to kick her […]

Hawks soar as city basketball champions

It took some heart-pounding overtime, but the Danforth Hawks clawed their way to victory last week at the city basketball championships. “It was quite the nail-biter,” said Tyrone Smith, head coach of Danforth Collegiate’s senior boys’ basketball team. Ahead for most of the Feb. 17 final, the Forest Hill Falcons managed to sink a game-tying […]

Danforth volleyball team looking for fifth city title

Danforth’s co-ed volleyball team had to dig extra deep for their May 1 win over North Toronto. The game went a full five sets after Danforth, facing a loss, pushed back with a series of deep-court spikes. “We started off slow, but we managed to pull through,” said Limay Hu, a Grade 11 student and […]

Finding time half the battle

By the time he hit 81, Ben Franklin had set up America’s first lending library, made a shocking discovery about electricity, helped draft the U.S. constitution, invented bifocals and kite-surfed across a Boston pond using a string kite and a paddleboard he had made to teach swimming. More than 200 years later, it’s still hard […]