news release

November 7, 2013

On November 5th, the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) presented to the presented to the school community of École Saint-Joseph and École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest school the document entitled “Feasibility Study for the Redevelopment of Catholic Schools in Espanola.” This document, produced jointly with Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board, includes the results of the feasibility study and evaluation of various options pertaining to the utilization of school sites in Espanola.

November 5, 2013

As part of the Ministry of Education’s priority to update learning infrastructures, the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) will evaluate its students’ needs in regards to school facilities in the communities of Hanmer and Val Thérèse. As part of this process, the CSCNO will undertake a feasibility study of École St-Joseph, École Ste-Thérèse and École Notre-Dame as well as the evaluation of potential utilization options of school sites in Hanmer and Val Thérèse.

October 29, 2013

The Ministry of Education is encouraging area school boards to work together to address student accommodation needs in Espanola. The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO), Rainbow District School Board and the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) are collaborating to determine how best to deliver education in English and in French in this community.

October 18, 2013

On Tuesday, October 22, several grade 6 to 8 students from seven Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools will participate in the EcoLeague. This learning-based ecological activity, presented by Learning for a Sustainable Future, will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on the Laurentian University campus. The following CSCNO schools will be represented: École St-Joseph and École St-Denis (Sudbury); École St- Antoine (Noëlville); École Ste-Thérèse (Val Thérèse); École St-Thomas (Warren); École St-Augustin (Garson); and École St-Paul (Sudbury).

October 16, 2013

During the night of October 9, 115 students and seven teachers from École secondaire catholique Champlain (Chelmsford) as well as six elementary school students took part in the Homeless for a Night activity.

October 15, 2013

The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alain Girouard as Vice-Principal at École St-Denisin Sudbury. Mr. Girouard benefits from a wealth of experience having worked as teacher at École Mgr Côté and École Alliance St-Joseph and as curriculum consultant at the Centre franco-ontarien de ressources pédagogiques (CFORP) FARE initiative. He will assume his new functions on October 21, 2013

October 15, 2013

Mélanie-Rose Frappier, a grade 11 student at École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur in Sudbury, was selected as one of the recipients of the Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award. This national distinction, presented annually by the Congress of Aboriginal People’s National Youth Council, recognizes youth for their achievements and contributions as role models. The award ceremony will take place in Ottawa on Friday, October 18.