Balance and Innovate
We will continue to provide a balance of exceptional academics, arts and athletics. CDS will lead in outdoor educational experiences and environmental citizenship across all grades and offer a balanced approach to technology.

In the News

List of 15 news stories.

  • Grade 4 Student Places First in Global Math Contest

    Last week, Grade 4 student Ezra Leung received the exciting news that he had tied for 1st place in the Caribou Mathematics Competition! This worldwide online contest is held six times throughout the school year. Each of these days, six contests are offered, one for each of the grade levels 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 and 11/12 and each one in English, French, Persian and Mandarin.
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  • Jazz Combo Delights at Humber College Festival

    The CDS Jazz Combo recently performed at the Humber College Jazz Festival this week in Toronto.

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  • Pink Shirts for Charity

    The Inclusivity Club worked throughout the month of February to prepare for Pink Shirt Day on February 28th. Since Pink Shirt Day symbolizes an important stand against bullying, the club embarked on an ambitious project to create and produce our very own Pink Shirt designs to sell as a fundraiser for Friends of Ruby, an organization dedicated to the well-being of 2SLGTBQIA+ youth through mental health services, social services, and housing. 
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  • CDS Cyclones Performing Well in the Playoffs

    Our Cyclones have enjoyed an incredible winter sports season. Congratulations to all of our athletes!
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  • Adaptive Physical Education in the Junior School

    Last week the Junior School participated in an “abilities awareness week” in Physical Education. They tried out wheelchair basketball, wheeled-sled hockey, bell ball and seated volleyball.
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  • CDS Alumna Introduces Grade 1s to the Bassoon

    The Grade 1 Music classes began to learn about the instruments of the Orchestra recently by using the symphonic tale for children, Peter and the Wolf. This musical composition was written by Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. The narrator tells a children's story, which the orchestra illustrates by using different instruments to play a "theme" that represents each character in the story. It is Prokofiev's most frequently performed work.
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  • Middle School VEX Robotics

    Last Saturday, eight members of the Middle School robotics team attended the VEX Lunar New Year qualifying tournament at the International Centre in Mississauga. Of the 43 teams in attendance, Team 4951A, consisting of Lucas Juhasz, Nikhil Mithra, James Muter and Jahan Somaiya, finished 26th overall, and 4951B of Michael Chen, Austin Cheng, Chauncey Li and Samir Mistry finished a respectable 33rd place. Both teams made CDS proud as they engaged all day in learning, engineering, strategizing, driving, and troubleshooting their robot.
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  • Grade 10 & 12 Art Classes Visit the Art Gallery of Ontario

    On February 2, the Grade 10 and Grade 12 art classes visited the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). While at the gallery, they took part in a tour that focused on the idea of a "Time Machine", examining a variety of art genres and artists and how they related to global connections and cultural exchanges, primarily through memory.
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  • Legacy on the Court: One Student's Journey to Igniting Spirit and Pride

    Drew Schnekenburger ‘24 first started visualizing success for the Senior Boys’ Basketball team last summer. Excited to finish his final year of high school on a high note, especially after missing out on full season experiences during the first two years of COVID, he also wants to leave his mark on CDS athletics as a three-term athlete.
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  • Junior & Senior Drama Students Collaborate in Shared Love for Theatre

    Last Saturday, both the cast and crew of the Senior School play Clue and the Junior School show SpongeBob: The Musical spent the day in our Performing Arts Centre rehearsing for their respective performances. The SpongeBob directors had the incredible idea to bring the two groups together since they were already in the same space. In the afternoon, the two groups had the opportunity to work with our talented head of Drama, Ms. Bevacqua-Tirone. The group took time to get to know each other, shared a scene from their shows with one another, and participated in a fun drama game.
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  • Academic Assembly Highlights: Make Learning Fun!

    One of the themes of Monday’s Middle/Senior Academic Assembly was that education can be fun! Mr. Harvey congratulated our six impressive Math Award recipients (see story below) for choosing to compete in math competitions because they are fun. In the same vein, Ms. Aldoroty recognized three GY students, Matthew, Ryan and Costa, for competing in a DECA Stock Market Challenge that was a lot of work, but also fun for them.
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  • DECA Stock Market Challenge

    Congratulations to three GY students: Matthew Matrosov, Costa Colivas and Ryan Letichever, who recently competed in the DECA Stock Market Challenge!
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  • Igniting Change: A Grade 11 Student's DECA Community Awareness Project

    This fall, Olivia Budweth initiated a project with the goal of spreading awareness about the effects of Northern Canada’s wildfires. She noticed a lack of knowledge within the CDS community, and given the complexity of the issue, decided that something could be done to change this.
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  • Grade 7 Students Learn How to Make Ratatouille

    Salut tout le monde! Hi everyone! This month, the Grade 7s have put their French skills to the test, working on their second unit of the year, Ratatouille. Watching the animated, lighthearted movie, Ratatouille, they had a fun time learning and practicing new vocabulary in the classroom.
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  • MS VEX Robotics Tournament

    On Sunday, December 10, the Middle School robotics team, accompanied by Mr. Jugoon and Ms. Weening, attended their first VEX Robotics tournament of the year at Bayview Glen School in Toronto. Forty-four other teams from the GTA were also in attendance.
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Land Acknowledgment

CDS wishes to recognize and acknowledge the land on which the school operates. For thousands of years, these have been the traditional lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. We also recognize the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat, Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee peoples who also shared this land.  CDS respects the relationship with these lands and recognizes that our connection can be strengthened by our continued relationship with all First Nations, by acknowledging our shared responsibility to respect and care for these lands and waters for future generations.

School Information

13415 Dufferin Street King, Ontario L7B 1K5 
(905) 833-1220

Founded in 1972, The Country Day School is a co-educational private school offering programs in JK-12 and located on 100 acres north of Toronto in King.