news release

April 13, 2022

Ella Dubreuil, a grade 10 student at École secondaire Notre-Dame-du-Sault in Sault Ste. Marie, stands out for her singing talent. Having participated in the first round of the Lion's SuperSTARS Vocal Competition, presented by Café Héritage, she was selected to advance to the finals in Sudbury on May 14. As one of the finalists, Ella will be able to take part in a professional singing workshop and will be eligible for one of the grand prizes in the senior category (13-19 years of age).

April 12, 2022

As part of its efforts to encourage and ensure equity, respect and inclusion in its school communities, the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, in collaboration with its Parents’ Participation Committee, will produce a series of four videos. This project seeks to raise awareness within the board’s school communities and provide a better appreciation of the different cultures that surround them, and more particularly the cultures of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit. In addition, these videos will offer a brief overview of the impact of colonization on some forms of artistic expression. This initiative, made possible through funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education, benefits from the support of Parents, partenaires en éducation. 

March 28, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of Mr. André Bidal, Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon (CSC Nouvelon) School Board Trustee for District 5 (Greater Sudbury wards 7–12), on March 28, 2022. In recognition of his important contributions to French-language Catholic education, the flags at the CSC Nouvelon head office and all of its schools will be at half mast during the following days. Details of funeral arrangements are not known at this time.

March 23, 2022

On March 17, the Association franco-ontarienne des conseils scolaires catholiques (Franco-Ontarian Association of Catholic School Boards) (AFOCSC) honoured Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon (CSC Nouvelon) school board trustee for District 5 (Greater Sudbury wards 7–12) André Bidal with the Catholic Education Award of Excellence (Prix d’excellence en éducation catholique). This award recognizes Mr. Bidal’s important contributions to French-language Catholic education in Northern Ontario.

March 4, 2022

This year, parents of Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students will have the opportunity to follow a free French as a second language program. This 10-week course starting March 23 will be offered online by Collège Boréal. This program will support Anglophone parents to learn and communicate in French to better support their child’s learning. Parents of children who will begin kindergarten in a CSC Nouvelon school in September 2022 are also welcomed to join this program. Spaces are however limited.

February 23, 2022

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon (CSC Nouvelon), Rainbow District School Board (RDSB), Sudbury Catholic District School Board (SCSDB) and Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) have approved the School Year Calendar for 2022-2023.

February 22, 2022

Until the end of March, a dozen grade 9 to 12 students studying visual arts at École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River) will benefit from the artistic expertise of Ms. Kariane Lachance. Through this virtual learning project, made possible through a grant from the Ontario Arts Council, students will have access to a dynamic artist who will share her knowledge and love for the arts.