Big gains for two Neil McNeil wrestlers

Two Grade 11 students from Neil McNeil High School managed to wrestle their way to the win at the Cadet/Juvenile Canadian Championships in Windsor, Ontario on April 7. Adam Scott and Kyle Jordan competed at the championships two weekends ago and both took home wins in their categories. Scott competed in the 69 kg category while […]

Neil McNeil in the fast lane

On November 5 cross country athletes from Neil McNeil attended OFSAA in high spirits, hoping to head home from Trinity College with more wins under their belts. The athletes were confident after walking away with multiple championship titles during the TDCAA cross country championships at the end of October. There, Grade 9 student Liam McKelvey […]

Neil McNeil claims hat trick

Donning their red and white jerseys, not one but three teams of Neil McNeil students stood proudly in front of the field after winning the Toronto Catholic District School Board championships this October. Under the guidance of their current coach, Scott Switzer, as well as grade 12 student coaches, Liam Carr and Marcus Nicoletti, the […]

Neil McNeil student heading to the Rio Olympics

Eighteen-year-old Javier Acevedo now knows that dreams can come true. A competitive swimmer for nearly a decade, earlier this month he became the first man to earn an Olympic nomination at the Team Canada trials and will be heading to Rio this summer for the 2016 Olympic Games. “I’ve been dreaming of this my whole […]

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. […]

PHOTOS: Notre Dame hosts Dance-Off contest

It was standing room only on April 17 in the school’s gym for the annual Dance Off competition. Eleven dance crews from across the TCDSB competed in an energy-filled event. Both Notre Dame and Neil McNeil’s crews put on an impressive effort, but after all the judging was complete, the title went to St. Mary’s Secondary […]

Neil McNeil catches a breeze

Whichever way the wind blows, a new wind turbine is spinning fresh ideas at Neil McNeil High School. Painted with a red-winged ‘N,’ the small turbine charges a mobile battery unit inside the school’s technology class. Students can track the turbine’s output, use the battery for back-up power, even charge their phones. “I was hoping […]

Students have say on YMCA

Students in Neil McNeil’s Grade 12 architecture class recently got an inside tip from the people designing a new YMCA on Kingston Road. Think flexible. Across the city in the century-old West End Y is a former bowling alley that turned into a weight room, said Virginia Dimoglou, assistant manager of the Kingston Road Y. […]