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The Lost Class Ring – Are you ‘H.J.D’?‏

Man wants to return your Overlea SS High School ring from 1978 Are you ‘H.J.D’? Man wants to return your Overlea high school ring from 1978 COLIN MCCONNELL / TORONTO STAR John Slade found a ring from what is now Marc Garneau high school in 1979, in the snow in Brampton and has been trying to find its owner ever since. By: Daniel Dale City Hall, Published on Tue Jan 28 2014 John Slade tells people about the ring he found, and then they

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Marc Garneau Collegiate alumni offer gift of education

Former students of what used to be Overlea Secondary have given out $140,000 in scholarships over 20 years to students from Flemingdon and Thorncliffe Park. Please see the link below for the Toronto Star article published on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 http://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2014/01/01/marc_garneau_collegiate_alumni_offer_gift_of_education.html

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What you should know before moving to Canada – Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood makes you believe

What you should know before moving to Canada - Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood makes you believe.‏ Republished article from The Toronto Star : http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2013/12/06/what_you_should_know_before_moving_to_canada.bb.html

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Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013

At first glance Nelson Mandela had no connection to Overlea Secondary School/Marc Garneau Collegiate. But in some ways he became connected to anyone who believed in social justice or building a society where all were truly equal. As a high school student during an era when racism was clearly present in Canadian society I and many of my peers never felt that we were lesser people because of the colour of our skin, our ethnicity, faith or country of

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MGCI’s 40th Anniversary Reunion

http://thereckoner.ca/mgcis-40th-anniversary-reunion/

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Marc Garneau Impressed with MGCI’s Moonbuggy Program

Students at Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute got a visit from the man their school is named after who gave them encouragement to pursue their space dreams. Full article

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Photos from the 40th Anniversary Reunion Gala

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.10151305208468594&type=1 http://www.covesphotography.net/p969568612

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June marks 20 years of supporting students dreams

 The 2012 MGCI commencement to be held in June marks the 20th year that the Alumni Association will be presenting scholarships to deserving graduates. Since its inception the Alumni Association has presented over $140,000 in scholarship awards. After 20 years of service to the Alumni Association Karen Akeson, Raouf Wilson and Sahin Yoruk stepped down from their position on the Alumni Association Board of Directors.  The Association would like

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