Febrero 2019,

Registration is now open! Please complete the attached Google Form with your school and students’ information:

Registration is open until April 20. ¡Vengan en gran número!

Diciembre 2018,

El Concurso de Español de las Escuelas Secundarias de Ontario tendrá lugar 

el 4 de Mayo, 2019

en UCC (Upper Canada College), en Toronto.


El periodo de inscripciones será del 15 de febrero al 15 de abril


Mayo 2017

Muchas gracias a todos nuestros participantes en el Concurso de Español de las Escuelas Secundarias de Ontario de 2017!! Lo pasamos super bien con todos!

Aquí están los ganadores del 2017:


1er lugar Nathan Kim University Of Toronto Schools
2do lugar Darleen Ha RH King Academy
3er lugar Sabirah Sadat Langstaff Secondary School


1er lugar Owen Meunier Upper Canada College
2do lugar Jackie Caminit St. Clement`s School
3er lugar Elizabeth Jefferies- Joseph-Oyerinde Richview Collegiate Institute


1er lugar Taiya Talbert-McSherry RH King Academy
2do lugar Simona Rocco St. Clement’s School
3er lugar Jessica Satei Northern SS


1er lugar Yan Hong Cao Cao Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute
2do lugar Wayne Mason Toledo RH King Academy
3er lugar Fabiola Torrejon-Peredo York Mills Collegiate Institute


1er lugar Ben Ding St. Andrews College
2do lugar Ines Timoteo Parkdale Collegiate School
3er lugar Alex Dondish Langstaff Secondary School


Participante Alexandra Irvine Richview Collegiate Institute
Participante Dana King École Jeunes Sans Frontières
Participante Martin Tsevatanov École Jeunes Sans Frontières

April 2017

Dj Mix n Match has made a special mix of Spanish much for the participants, teachers and volunteers of the Ontario Secondary Schools Spanish Contest.

To enjoy , please click on the Dj Mix n Match logo.


¡Nos veremos este jueves en el Concurso de Español de las Escuelas Secundarias de Ontario!

February 2017

Registration is now open! Visit our Registration Form page to sign up your students. Please sign up only when you have gathered all of the necessary information for all of your school’s participants.

Visit our FAQ page for more questions and answers.

Deadline for registration: April 14, 2017

January 2017

¡Feliz Año Nuevo a todos!

Mark your calendars: April 27, 2017

New for this year’s Ontario Secondary Schools Spanish Contest:

The Irena Jares Artistic Expression Award

In memory of a long time Spanish teacher and friend of the contest, whose vibrant energy and love of the Hispanic cultures was a joy for her students, colleagues and friends; the OSSSC is pleased to inaugurate the Irena Jares Artistic Expression award.

Students from participating schools are invited to present their passion for and interest in the Hispanic world by submitting original work in the form of visual art for the 2017 contest year.

Application  procedure:

Students must prepare a visual art representation with a written description in Spanish by the student (max. 150 words) which explains the work and it’s relationship to one of the themes below (the description may be edited by a teacher for clarity)


  1. Technology format: mixed media (movie/ppt production), graphic design or a series of personal photographs (digital)
  2. Handcrafted format: painting, sculpture, fashion piece, ceramics, or printmaking.

Theme Options:

  1. My passion for the language and cultures from the Spanish speaking world
  2. A famous person from the Spanish speaking world that inspires you


  1. Students will register in advance (please refer to the Contest application form).
  2. Students must bring the artistic piece and written description in Spanish the day of (max. 150 words).
  3. Students will be evaluated by a team of judges. A brief conversation between the student and the judges will take place in the morning. Students will not be assessed on the conversation, it is only to facilitate and explain the work.
  4. Students must label the artistic piece with ONLY their full name. All identifying information about the student’s school will be removed.
  5. The teacher and parents must vouch for the originality of the student’s work (please refer to the application form).
  6. The students participating in this category are included as one of the 6 registrants per school.
  7. The students must be enrolled in a Spanish class at your school and cannot be participating in another category (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Spanish Plus and Native Speaker)
  8. There may be more than one participant from the same school in the The Irena Jares Artistic Expression Award category.

October 2016

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El Concurso de Español de las Escuelas

Secundarias de Ontario tendrá lugar

el 27 de abril, 2017 en Glendon College, en

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June 2016

We are sad to announce the passing of our dear friend, colleague and Committee member Irena Jares.




IMG_7734Arum Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica ). Photographed in St Just, Cornwall.

Please direct any questions or comments to:

Barbara Hirsch

North Park SS. – Peel District School Board

The “OSSSC” is a not for profit organization. Charitable #81770 0909 RR 0001

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