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Professional basketball player Serresse returns to share his skills at Collège Notre-Dame

December 11, 2017

Professional basketball player and College Notre-Dame graduate Georges Serresse has come back to Sudbury. It didn’t take him long to return to his roots at Collège Notre-dame and give his support to players from all three “Alouettes” boys basketball teams. Thanks to his backing, the Alouettes are planning to make waves on the high school basketball scene this year.

École Notre-Dame (Hanmer) students to receive their martial arts yellow belts

December 7, 2017

After several weeks of training, grades 7 and 8 students from École Notre-Dame (Hanmer) have earned a yellow belt in the Kuk Sool – Hapkido martial arts style. On Saturday, December 9, the students will demonstrate what they have learned and receive their belts.

Members of the media are invited to attend the demonstration, which will start at 9:30 a.m. in the École Notre-Dame gymnasium at 4503 Dennie St., Hanmer. This project was initiated by École Notre-Dame teacher and black belt holder in Kuk Sool – Hapkido, Mr. Robert Tremblay. Kuk Sool – Hapkido style is a mix of traditional and modern martial arts. It includes self-defence techniques, conditioning movements, martial arts demonstration techniques and competition training.

Three CSCNO secondary schools claim medals at regional Cardboard Boat Race competitions

December 6, 2017

Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) secondary schools stood tall at the Regional Cardboard Boat Race competition, taking home three medals. Some 30 Northern Ontario teams from various communities took part in the challenge.

Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph team made up of Démily Thibodeau-Bello, Patrick Chevrier, Aiden Laing and Kalev Trudeau placed first at the November 22 North-Western Competition in Thunder based on their ability to build a quick and sturdy cardboard boat. Their vessel navigated 25 metres in 17.2 seconds and carried a load of 280 kilograms.

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Experience and commitment: CSCNO President and Vice-President renew mandate

December 5, 2017

During its inaugural December 1, 2017 board meeting, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) school trustees re-elected Mr. André Bidal as President for the 2017-2018 school year. Mr. Normand Courtemanche will serve as Vice-President for the same term.