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letters to the editor

H A E L ’ S C OL L E GE S C HO OL S T. M I C

The St. Michael’s College School alumni magazine, Blue Banner, is published two times per year. It reflects the history, accomplishments and stories of graduates and its purpose is to promote collegiality, respect and Christian values under the direction of the Basilian Fathers. PRESIDENT: EDITOR: CO-EDITOR:

ONLINE STORE NOW OPEN! shop.stmichaelscollegeschool.com Dianne Levine - Manager Shanna Lacroix - Co-Manager

Terence M. Sheridan ’89 Gavin Davidson ’93 Michael De Pellegrin ’94

CONTACT DIRECTORY St. Michael’s College School: www.stmichaelscollegeschool.com Blue Banner Online: www.mybluebanner.com

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

Basilian Fathers: www.basilian.org

Kimberley Bailey, Jillian Kaster, Fr. Malo ’66, Pat

CISAA (Varsity Athletic Schedule): www.cisaa.ca

Mancuso ’90, Harold Moffat ’52, Marc Montemurro ’93,

Twitter: www.twitter.com/smcs1852

Rick Naranowicz ’73, Joe Younder ’56, Fabiano Micoli ’84, Advancement Office: advancement@smcsmail.com Stephanie Nicholls, Steve Pozgaj ’71

Alumni Affairs: alumni@smcsmail.com Archives Office: archives@smcsmail.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS

You helped us get here...

... now help us celebrate.

40TH ANNIVERSARY GOLF TOURNAMENT Eagle’s Nest Golf Course 416-653-3180 x273

nicholls@smcsmail.com

Blue Banner Feedback: bluebanner@smcsmail.com

Message from the President

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Alumni Association Message

3

Editor’s Letter

4

Fax: 416-653-8789

Letters to the Editor

5

E-mail: info@smcsmail.com

Around St. Mike’s

6

• Admissions (ext. 195)

Men of St. Michael’s: Michael McDonald ’55

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• Advancement (ext. 118)

Communications Office: md@smcsmail.com Tel: 416-653-3180 ext. 292

• Alumni Affairs (ext. 273)

Costello ’53 Inducted to Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

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• Archives (ext. 457)

Con DiNino’13: A Night to Remember

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• Arena (ext. 422) • Communications (ext. 292)

Where Are They Now – Teacher edition: Dan Nicholson

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Securing our Future by Giving Back: The Downs Family

15

A Familiar Legacy: The story of St. Mike’s Legacy Families

16

Where Are They Now

24

In Memoriam

28

The Way We Were: Remembering the Rautins Brothers

32

• Finance (ext. 239) • Main Reception (ext. 0) • Mporium – school store (ext. 431) • Property Manager (ext. 129) • President’s Office (ext. 174) • Principal – Mr. Sheridan ’89 (ext. 139) • Vice Principal – Mr. John ’87 (ext. 156) • Vice Principal – Mr. Lee ’94 (ext. 179) Canada Publications Mail Agreement #40006997 Blue Banner | Fall/Winter 2013

Profile for SMCS Advancement

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