news release

The Annual Collège Notre-Dame Northern Cancer Research Foundation Fundraising Blitz

April 18, 2019

Collège Notre-Dame will host its annual Northern Cancer Research Foundation fundraising blitz this coming Thursday, April 25. The school expects that student participation in this year’s annual campaign—which was first held more than 30 years ago—will rise to nearly 300. Since the inception of the drive, close to $763,000 has been collected, and the school hopes to add another $25,000 this year.

CND Table Blitz

CSCNO ranks first in Ontario for energy efficiency

April 17, 2019

The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) is pleased that its efforts in increasing its energy efficiency have not gone unnoticed. In fact, the CSCNO ranked 1st in the 2019 Top Energy Performing School Boards Report that measures the energy efficiency of Ontario school board for the 2016-2017 school year. The 72 school boards in the province were ranked on their energy savings potential, which is the gap between their target and current energy consumption values.

CSCNO teacher honoured for her excellence in teaching science

April 8, 2019

Ms. Anne Ross-Boudreau, a teacher at École Jean-Paul II (Val Caron), was presented with the Sudbury Regional Science Fair’s Ambassador for Science Award during its April 7, 2019, awards ceremony. Ms. Ross-Boudreau, who has been teaching science for over 15 years at various Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools, currently shares her passion for the subject with grades 7 and 8 students at École Jean-Paul II. The Ambassador for Science Award honours a teacher for the help and encouragement provided to students throughout the preparation of their science fair projects.

AnneRoss Boudreau

Over 150 young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

April 8, 2019

Over 150 young chess masters will meet in Wawa on Thursday, April 11, for the sixth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following Northwestern Ontario French language Catholic and Public schools: Saint-Joseph (Wawa), St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault. Ste. Marie), Trillium (Chapleau), Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), Escalade (Wawa), Orée des Bois (Dubreuilville), and Cité-Supérieure (Marathon).