Runnymede CI Future Scientists and Engineers

Four of Runnymede’s future scientists and engineers participated in the STEM Youth Summit on November 15th, 2017 held at the Toronto Reference Library. They represented RCI with great Pride! Our students even met an Astronaut and the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Ms. Elizabeth Dowdeswell.

Congratulations to RCI’s future scientists/Engineers and their teacher Mr. Kennedy!

Why Runnymede CI is Worth Studying

Did you know?

Runnymede Collegiate Instutute (RCI) graduates gain acceptance into engineering, business, pre-med, architecture, nursing, and arts degrees at top universities, including University of Toronto, McGill University, Queen’s University, Schulich School of Business, McMaster University, Royal Military College, New York University, University of British Columbia, Bishop’s University and University of Waterloo. Many of our students earn substantial scholarships to help subsidize their university tuition.

More than 90 per cent of our graduates pursue post-secondary education.

More than 50 per cent of them receive scholarships with many receiving multiple financial offers.

Students are mentored by experts from universities, colleges and business leaders from a wide variety of fields such as math, engineering, science, law and medicine.

RCI has extremely well-maintained fitness facilities, including two tennis courts, a swimming pool a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art fitness centre, a weight room and two gyms.

Make RCI your choice!

Runnymede Collegiate Institute – WORTH STUDYING

Auditions! Call for Performers!

RCI! the holidays are fast approaching! And with that,  its a clear indication that some of our most exciting performance events are just around the corner! Winter Arts Night (Dec 6)

We are calling all performers for open auditions on Thursday, Nov. 16th @ lunch and After school. Please listen to the announcements,   Check the Aud door for the sign up sheets and see Mrs. Bylykbashi & Mr.  Gayle for more details!

See you there!


MASTERS Entrance Test

The Masters Entrance Test Date is fast approaching! Please visit the “Masters” tab to obtain all important information about the test as well as the overall program!

Masters Entrance Test Details:

Date: Saturday, November 25th 2017

Registration- 9:00- 9:30 am

Entrance Test- 9:30 -11:00am


RCI and Right to Play Celebration at George Syme!

Right to Play Celebration at George Syme with Special Guests, Blue Jay Bird, NHL Hockey Player Shane Corson and the Rogers Foundation!

A Big thank you to Ms. Kristina Kotsopoulos and her amazing team for making this a continued huge success, providing valuable and enriching experiences for all of our students – 10 years running. Just outstanding!

Here are some of the event pics!

RCI Admin: Principal Edwards, VP – Julie Ardell, and VP, Joseph Pollice celebrate along side Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Minister Laura Albanese

Grade 8 Information Night – November 7th @7PM!

Incoming Grade 8 students and families!

Join us on November 7th @ 7PM as we welcome you to our Grade 8 Information Night! Come into our building to tour the classrooms/facilities, meet the teachers/staff, learn about our unique programming and offerings and see what RCI has to over your student. Come and experience first hand why Runnymede Collegiate is WORTH STUDYING!

Click on the link below for our Worth Studying Information Package! It contains valuable information for incoming students on what they can expect and how to prepare for success in Grade 9 @ RCI!

Worth Studying Info Night Package2

Please see, below, the Agenda for the evening:

7:00pm -7:30pm: Runnymede Video Highlights w/ Steel Pan/Band Ensemble

7:30pm: Introduction and Welcome -Overview of Programs Available at RCI

7:40pm: Special Programs

7:50pm: Sports/Athletics/Clubs

7:55pm: Sharing a Personal Perspective: Gr. 9 Student & Gr. 12 Student

8:05pm: Robotics Club

8:10pm: A Runnymede Parent Perspective

8:15pm: Cheerleader Presentation

8:20pm: Why Choose RCI?

8:30pm: Question and Answer Panel

Including Teachers, Parent Representative, Students and Guidance Services

8:45pm Closing Remarks




We’re getting ready for Halloween here at RCI!! On October 31st! RCI’s ATC Dance Students and Arts Dept. present their rendition of Michael Jackson’s Classic- THRILLER! Come and see this amazing production! Students will be called down P2 – seating plan provided! We will also have a Costume Catwalk, Spooky Hallway with a spooky candy table, face painting and dj Booth so you can dance your way into the lunch hour! See yoooou there!

Family Arts Nite!

Friends, Neighbours and Members of our wider RCI community! We invite you to join us on October 30th for our Family Arts Nite in our Main Foyer from 6:30-7:30 PM! All ages are welcome!

The evening is complete with fun faceprinting, Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Station, Musical Instrument Discovery Carousel, Music and much much more!

Come in and experience first hand our school community Arts engagement initiative and see what we have to offer!

See flyer below and we encourage you to share it with your friends and families!