news release

April 8, 2013

The girls’ hockey team from Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph dominated at the 2013 Franco-Ontarian Hockey Tournament, held in Pembroke and Petawawa from March 25 to 27. Well prepared for the tournament, the Chevaliers finished atop Division A (smaller schools) following the preliminary round.

April 8, 2013

Starting at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, some 30 students from Collège Notre-Dame in Sudbury will participate in an activity under a fictional starry sky. During approximately 20 hours, gathered in the school with their sleeping bags and flashlights, the students will take part in the third edition of the “Camping Under a Fictional Starry Sky” (Camping sous les étoiles fictives) activity. This reading-camping session will wrap up on Saturday morning, at 11 .a.m., following a pancake breakfast.

April 3, 2013

Sudbury – The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) proudly announces the appointment of CSCNO school principals for the 2013-2014 school year.

April 2, 2013

In February, students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 3 at École St-Joseph in Hanmer enthusiastically took part in the “Biting into Books” (Mordez dans les livres) program. Congratulations to the participants who together read no less than 2,200 books as part of this challenge. Through this initiative offered to its schools, the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario encourages students to become avid readers and to make this activity part of their daily schedule.

March 28, 2013

The Chevaliers from Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph continued their dominance on March 19 and 20 by winning the North Shore Secondary School Athletic Association’s (NSSSAA) girls’ regional junior and senior volleyball championships. With these championship titles, École secondaire Saint-Joseph now has five sports banners hanging in the school.

Since March 18, two Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) are living a unique experience at Queen’s Park as Page in the province’s Legislature. Magalie Malette, a grade 7 student at École catholique Félix-Ricard in Sudbury, and Nicolas Bédard, a grade 8 student at École Jean-Paul II in Val Caron, were selected among hundreds of applicants seeking to participate in the Legislative Page Program.

March 20, 2013

Grade 6 students at Blind River’s École Saint-Joseph met the “Disconnect and Move” challenge (défi Débranchez et bougez) that was offered, from January 21 to 25, to Francophone grade 5 and 6 students in the Greater Sudbury and Algoma districts. Organized by the Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury’s Youth Action team, this activity sought to motivate grade 5 and 6 teachers and students to reduce the time dedicated to technology on a daily basis and to increase the amount of time spent on physical activity. The group of students was rewarded with a bag of sports equipment.