Clinching point

Dundas Valley Secondary School junior girls volleyball team players celebrate after the clinching point in the fifth set of the city final.

Third consecutive victory

Front row, from left: Maddi Mandronich, Taite Cleland, Rachel Grightmire, Kara Nicholson and Mackenzie Vallee. Back row: Jaiya Morphet, Meira Morphet, Aimee Beaupre, Megan Grosso, Mia Palango and Felicia Malavolta. Also shown are vice-principal Vince Tortis, coach Ezekiel Areghan and principal Michael Gravina.

Saltfleet storms in semifinals

Saltfleet Storm’s Nikki McDonald, right, goes one-on-one with an Ancaster Royals player in Hamilton public high school girls hockey division I semifinal action on Feb. 23 at Stoney Creek Arena. Saltfleet went on to win 5-4 in overtime and will take on the Waterdown Warriors for the championship on Feb. 28 at Chedoke Twin Pad Arena.

Big donation

Janet Lee Elementary School Grade 6 students Liela Harb, Sirwa Salah, Suhana Siddiqui and Jansmeen Sidhu, left to right, as well as Grade 8 student Eisa Salman, second from left, load up clothing for the Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Kidney Clothes Donation program on Feb. 21. Staff, students and parents collected more than 2,000 pounds of boots, hats, mitts and snowsuits, as well as jeans, shoes, sweaters and T-shirts for the program through a drive held Jan. 9 to Feb. 17.

Pat Daly

Pat Daly, trustee on the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board since 1985, has chaired the board since 1991. It can’t be confirmed, but the 26 consecutive terms leading the board are likely an Ontario record.

Ancaster Food Drive

The Ancaster Food Drive will hold its 25th anniversary event March 4 at a new location inside the Ancaster Fairgrounds. The event had been held at St. John's Parish Hall on Halson Street (above). The photo was taken in 2014.

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