BSA Kwanzaa Celebration

The RCI BSA is looking forward to Thursday, December 21st as they bring us Kwanzaa Celebration! Join us in the AUD! All are welcome as we spend time together, share our successes and celebrate before the winter break. Light refreshments & treats will be served!

Albion Hills Leadership Camp

RCI Grade 10 students will have the amazing opportunity to participate in a Leadership Camp at Albion Hills Conservation Area starting Friday, December 15-December 17th.  We look forward to hearing about all the amazing experiences they come back with especially their opportunities to make new friends and bond over leadership activities and events. A big Thank you to our Teacher supervisors and Teacher Volunteers who are assisting with the retreat!

Stay tuned for pics!

Albion Hills Conservation Area – For more information please visit:

RCI Holiday Bash!

Preparations are underway for the Annual RCI Holiday Bash brought to you by RUSTCO!!

We cannot wait to see our students showcase their talents at this fun, energetic and hilarious holiday show! Thank you to RUSTCO for organizing the auditions and getting things all set!

See you Dec 22! Our last day of school before the Winter Holiday Break!

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RCI’s Holiday Cookie Challenge

We are getting into the Holiday Spirit! The RCI Me to We team brings RCI students an amazing opportunity to spread holiday cheer and the gift of giving by participating in a Holiday Cookie Challenge! This “Fun”draiser brings together RCI clubs to raise funds for underprivileged children providing school supplies, clothing, shoes, blankets and other necessities.

We look forward to seeing and tasting the cookies that are made!

Reminder: Second Test Date for MASTERS Program

This is a reminder that there is a scheduled Second Test date for the Masters Program on December 18th, 2017 @ 3:30 PM

Registration will take place in front of the test room, 127. The test will commence at 3:45 PM

Please contact Daniella Fernandes if you have any further questions about this second test date opportunity @

Important note re: Information Letters:

Information letters were mailed out last week Friday, for all students who wrote the Masters exam at the end of November. If students do not receive a letter by the end of this week, they should contact Daniella Fernandes at the above listed email address. Thank you!


On Saturday, December 9th, 2017 RCI was proud to host the First Lego League (FLL) Tournament! This will be the seventh year that Runnymede’s FIRST Robotics team (Team 1310) has run the FLL Tournament. This year, 33 teams from around the TDSB attended the tournament with about 250 students!

Fun fact: over 250,000 students in 88 countries participate! 

And we are just thrilled to be apart of this amazing opportunity for our students!

Schedule of the day:

Team Registration & Pit Setup: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Speakers: Robin Pilkey, TDSB Chair,  Paul Edwards, Principal

Judging Sessions and Practice Rounds: 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

LUNCH – 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Callbacks: 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Official Robot Matches: 1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Awards and Closing Ceremonies 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Some photos of the tournament!

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Winter Arts Night 2017

It was an event to remember and RCI student performers, students, families and friends of the wider community were just beaming after experiencing the outstanding performances of the evening. We want to thank everyone who attended the evening and to the many students volunteers, staff supervisors who helped to support us throughout the evening. This evening was a success because of your dedication and commitment! Thank you! A very special shout out to Ms. Laura Landauer, Christine, The Super Kids and the 9th Toronto Brownies! What an honour it was to have you open our evening. We look forward to many more collaborations! The Arts Department is just thrilled by the turn out and outcome of the evening and look forward to many more successes in the Arts at Runnymede Collegiate Institute. Here are some photos from the evening, the dress rehearsal and the Arts fest leading up to the festivities during the week! Enjoy!

Computer Sciences Education Week! RCI Hosts HOUR OF CODE!

This week marks Computer Sciences Education Week! (December 4th- 10th) The HOUR OF CODE enables students from all over the world the opportunity to engage in and try Computer Science for one-hour!  Runnymede Collegiate Institute is thrilled to be host to a number of schools including Humbercrest PS, Annette PS, Rockcliffe MS, King George and High Park for an HOUR OF CODE!

WELCOME TO ALL! and we look forward to working with you! Thank you to our RCI Tech team and student leaders for your work in preparing for this amazing event!

For further information please visit: and

Twitter:  @CEedWeek @CODEorg