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NEWS: Police Safety Scholarship winner (August 2020)

September 9th, 2020 · Comments Off on NEWS: Police Safety Scholarship winner (August 2020)

Harbord Collegiate student makes a difference, TPS takes notice

Emily Nguyen receives the Community Safety Scholarship Award from the Toronto Police. From left to right are Monica Yardley (Treasurer of the Community Police Liaison Committee), Emily Nguyen, Brian Burchell (Scholarship Chair and publisher of this newspaper), P.C. Alfred Adjei, P.C. David Shepard, and P.C. Amir Elias.
MARY AN/GLEANER NEWS

By Mary An


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CHATTER: Harbord athlete hits the Major League (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Harbord athlete hits the Major League (Summer 2018)

The Harbord Collegiate Institute varsity baseball team will have to make do without its star catcher when it resumes play in the fall.

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Marking major anniversaries (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on YEAR IN REVIEW: Marking major anniversaries (Dec. 2017)

A celebratory year in review

GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS Ten Editions Bookstore (698 Spadina Ave.) is at the centre of tension between town and gown. Heritage Preservation Services has recommended adding the building to the city’s protected list of heritage sites, but the university wants to tear it down to make way for a new student residence at Spadina and Sussex avenues.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR (AUGUST 2017): An inspiration to us all

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on LETTER TO THE EDITOR (AUGUST 2017): An inspiration to us all

Remembering an unsung hero

On behalf of the Richardson family and the Central Technical School community I would like to thank you for the lovely story on Olympian and Jesse Owens U.S. counterpart, Sam Richardson.

It is important to share the stories and experiences of our fellow school alumni and neighbours, as it enriches our lives.

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ON OUR COVER (APRIL 2017): Celebrating the city’s third oldest school 

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on ON OUR COVER (APRIL 2017): Celebrating the city’s third oldest school 

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Harbord Collegiate Institute teacher Belinda Medeiros-Felix and student volunteers prepare to celebrate the school’s 125th anniversary later this month. They are surrounded by the school’s memorabilia, which are housed in its museum, the first of its kind in Canada. The school is also home to two memorials to the First and Second World wars.

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FOCUS ON EDUCATION (APRIL 2017): A little Oola, a lot of Boola

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FOCUS ON EDUCATION (APRIL 2017): A little Oola, a lot of Boola

Harbord Collegiate celebrates 125 years

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN: A handmade, felt-covered photo album from 1909 sits in the Harbord Collegiate Institute museum, the first of its kind in Canada. Titled The Brownies at Harbord by Simple Simon, it features a caption reading “The Greatest Truths are the Simplest/And so are the Greatest Men”.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Harbord C.I. connects with history

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES: Harbord C.I. connects with history

Fully restored statue returns to school

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS: Our Soldier has watched over Harbord students since 1922.

By Linda Nguyen

A bronze soldier has stood proudly in front of Harbord Collegiate Institute for 83 years. He’s watched students saunter in and out of class each day, watched as they skateboard and chatter at his feet, but most importantly, he’s watched over them.

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CHATTER (MARCH 2017): Decade rooms, formal gala, and talent shows to mark Harbord Collegiate’s 125th anniversary

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (MARCH 2017): Decade rooms, formal gala, and talent shows to mark Harbord Collegiate’s 125th anniversary

Harbord Collegiate Institute is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a weekend of events for neighbours, students, and alumni April 28 to 30. On April 28, the school will host an open house featuring a museum and decade rooms. The creative-arts team will stage a variety of music and talent shows, while the Athletic Association will run a few games. The formal reunion gala will be held at the Parkview Manor on April 29, while individual class reunions will run on April 30. For further information, please visit www.harbordclub.com.

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FOCUS ON EDUCATION (DECEMBER 2016): Decolonizing our schools

December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on FOCUS ON EDUCATION (DECEMBER 2016): Decolonizing our schools

Putting the Indigenous land acknowledgement into practice

By Clarrie Feinstein

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