Beach hockey teams head to OFSAA

It’s been an exciting season for hockey leagues at both Neil McNeil High School and Malvern Collegiate Institute. In an unprecedented play, Neil McNeil recently took three teams – upwards of 60 students – including their Junior, Senior and Varsity teams to the TDCAA (Toronto District Catholic Athletic Association) championships. The Juniors won 3 – […]

Dual wins for East End Toronto Catholic schools

It’s an event over 30 years in the making. Neil McNeil Catholic School’s Junior Boys hockey team claimed the Toronto District AA City Championships late last month – a title they haven’t held since 1983. The team was 10-2 in the regular season, finishing in first place. They faced off against Bishop Allen in the […]

Neil McNeil earns OFSAA spot

For a school that just made the big leagues in high school baseball, Neil McNeil is a surprise hit. After stepping up to Tier 1 this season – the only East End Catholic school to do so – the varsity boys team edged past rivals Michael Power to land a spot in the Ontario championships. […]

Police Beat

Police have arrested a Neil McNeil High School staff member on sexual exploitation charges, and believe there may be more victims. The accused worked at the East End boys-only Catholic school as an educational assistant. Police from 41 Division allege he lured and sexually exploited a student on numerous occasions. On Friday, March 13, Patrick […]

St. Pat’s student represents at board

Hannah McGroarty has many people to think about and it shows, mainly on her arms. When the St. Pat’s senior rolls up her sleeves alongside Toronto’s 13 other Catholic school trustees this year, she won’t be the only one in high school — her colleague Christopher MacDonald is also in Grade 12. But McGroarty is […]

Block Ness teaches Neil McNeil robotics team

Three days before a city-wide robotics contest, a freak radio problem had the Neil McNeil team re-thinking fast. The club robot, a.k.a. Block Ness Monster, was mostly behaving – it could carry a hockey puck, slide it on a giant crokinole board, and shoot it with an air-powered piston. (For the uninitiated, crokinole is a […]