Category Archives: News

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110 th Anniversary

Hello and welcome to 2024! The CTS Alumni is gearing up for a great year in 2025 – our 110th Anniversary!! Plans are in the works for several exciting events and gatherings, even some cool surprises, you never can tell what a TECH student will and can do! Volunteers are always welcome and needed, help […]

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Commencement 2022

CTS Commencement October 6, 2022 Central Technical School was abuzz with excitement on October 6, 2022. After a long period of COVID lock-down, the graduate students at CTS were allowed to have an in-person commencement. School principal Anne Chirakal and CTS faculty and staff worked very hard to prepare the auditorium and school for the […]

Mandela Visit

June 2021 is the 31st anniversary of Nelson and Winnie Mandela’s visit to Central Technical School. The June 19, 1990 visit was attended by dignitaries and 1500 students. CTS alumni Conroy Pottinger was student council president at the time and welcomed the Mandelas on behalf of the students. This is a condensed version of the […]

Sam Richardson Plaque

The CTS Alumni Association proudly announces the installation of the Heritage Toronto Sam Richardson plaque on July 24, 2020. The elegant plaque was made possible by the expertise of Heritage Toronto staff and contractors. The plaque is placed on the south lawn of Central Technical School facing Harbord Street east of Bathurst, situated so that […]

Sam Richardson Way

February 15, 2018, was a special day at Central Technical School, a day to celebrate Olympian Sam Richardson’s accomplishments and athletic legacy by officially naming the path in front of the school Sam Richardson Way. The ceremony was part of CTS’s Black History Month tributes with the Richardson family, other guests, and media in attendance. Representing Canada […]


CTS 100th Anniversary Documentary

The Central Tech 100th Anniversary has passed, but the celebrations continue. It was a wonderful and memorable weekend thanks, in great part, to all who attended. To commemorate this, we produced a 100th Anniversary documentary video, which contains some great archival footage and many vintage photos. We have finished editing this video and have it […]

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Legacy Wall of Fame

Check out our “Legacy Wall of Fame”. We need your support! For a minimum of $100 donation ($250 for non-profit/charitable organizations; $500 for corporate), for which a charitable tax receipt will be provided, a plaque with your name will be mounted on this wall to serve as a lasting legacy of your contribution. If you […]

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CTS in the News

“CTV Toronto: Inside historical Central Tech” CTV Toronto “TDSB to appeal Central Tech field ruling” Globe and Mail – Friday July 11th, 2014 “Central Tech’s sports field could stay closed, board fears” Toronto Star – Sunday March 23, 2014 “Proud Central Tech honours its war veterans” Toronto Sun – Saturday November 02, 2013 Dome up […]

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