Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest 

About The Contest

The Keeping Christ in Christmas Contest was open to all elementary and secondary students, welcoming traditional artwork, short videos, and original songs to be submitted from November 9 through December 4, 2017.

The submission period, judging and online voting process is now closed. Thank you to all students for their spectacular submissions, as well as to the families, staff, and members of our community for participating this year! 

The Results Are In!

We are pleased to announce that the winners in each of the 4 student divisions (Primary, K-3; Junior, Grades 4-6; Intermediate, Grades 7-8; and Secondary, Grades 9-12) were announced at the December 19th Board Meeting.

Top winners in each division were selected, based on the highest number of online votes recieved through the online voting process (Woobox application, from December 8 through 13, 2017).

Congratulations to our 12 student finalists and award winners! 
Read more information about the contest and student finalists in the December 19th Board Report. 

Lara Gonzalez, Kindergarten student from Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Elementary School (Primary division​)

Mya Jude Sousa Ferreira, Grade 4 student from Guardian Angels Catholic Elementary School
(Junior division)

Michael Yake, Grade 8 student from St. Joseph (Acton) Catholic Elementary School (​Intermediate division)

Olivia Hall, Grade 12 student from St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School (Secondary division)

Contest Details

  • Finalists of this year's contest included 3 separate submissions in each of the 4 student groups (K-3, Grades 4-6, Grades 7-8, Grades 9-12), which means that in total, 12 students were selected as finalists!
  • Due to the overwhelming number and variety of submissions received, the finalist submissions in each of the 4 student groups may be a combination of traditional artwork, original songs, and short videos, but does not guarantee that all of the above-noted categories will be equally represented in the finalist submissions.


Thank you to the Halton OECTA Elementary Association and the Halton OECTA Secondary Association for generously donating prizes and for their ongoing support of the Keeping Christ in Christmas contest.

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