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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 […]

Unveiling the Sam Richardson Plaque

A Wonderful Event at Central Technical School   May 11th, 2023, was a day of celebration at Central Technical School (CTS). The CTS Alumni Association and CTS supported by Heritage Toronto and the Ontario Black History Society, hosted the unveiling of the Heritage Toronto plaque in honour of 1936 CTS student and Olympian Sam Richardson. […]

Commencement 2023

The CTS Alumni Association Participates in the 2023 CTS Commencement   The CTS Alumni Association was delighted to participate in the 2023 CTS Commencement. On hand were city dignitaries, parents and CTS staff. Guidance teacher Mike Cormier was proud to announce that it was his 25th year as Commencement emcee. CTS Alumni President George Homatidis […]

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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 […]

AGM 2023

AGM 2024

CTS Alumni Association Annual General Meeting Tuesday, June 4, 2024 – 6 p.m. – Room 208 – Central Technical School, Main Building Executive Meeting to follow.  AGENDA Call to Order Approve Agenda Roll Call: Executive; New Attendees Approval of minutes from Executive Meeting, May 7, 2024 Reports: President’s Report; Principal’s Report; Treasurer’s Report; Archives Report; […]

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 […]

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