news release

February 21, 2014

Olympic themed activity to take place at École Alliance St-Joseph



Olympic theme activity at École Alliance St-Joseph

Media representatives are cordially invited to attend an Olympic themed day of activities offered to students at Chelmsford’s École Alliance St-Joseph. During this activity, students will take part in Wii games, play bingo (with Olympic symbols) and take part in dance activities. Students will also make bracelets that will include the colours of the five Olympic rings. This activity is part of a fund-raising initiative lead by the school this year in support of Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer (NOFCC)

February 21, 2014

The month of February has been a very special one for Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph Chevaliers senior girls’ volleyball team. After competing in the Franco-Ontarian Volleyball Championship in Whitby where they finished in the top eight, the Chevaliers returned to Wawa on February 11. The following day, the girls from É.s.c. Saint-Joseph resumed activities to face the Manitouwadge Secondary School Wolverines in Manitouwadge in a tie-breaker to determine who would advance to the North Shore Secondary School Athletic Association (NSSSAA) finals. The Chevaliers upset their rivals in three very exciting sets.

February 20, 2014

On Thursday, February 27, 74 Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) students will meet at the Science North Cavern in Sudbury for the 2014 Great Robotic Challenge (Le Grand Défi Robotique). This friendly contest for students representing nine CSCNO French Catholic elementary schools will see them strive to build the most efficient robot. This year, a video contest will also take place during this event. Members of the media are invited to attend the competition, scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

February 19, 2014

Last week, the girls’ volleyball team from Espanola’s École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest won first place at the North Shore Secondary School Athletics (NSSSA) Championships. In a very competitive final round, the Franco-Ouest Lynx defeated Wikwemikong High School Warriors by a score of 3 games to 2.

February 19, 2014

On February 10, Blind River’s École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord won the North Shore Secondary School Athletics (NSSSA) Basketball Championship in the Boys B Division. With a perfect record of six wins and no losses in regular season play, Jeunesse-Nord was the host team for the regional tournament. The Jeunesse-Nord Aigles started the tournament by defeating École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest (Espanola) by the score of 38-27 before dominating Elliot Lake’s École secondaire Villa française des jeunes by a walkaway score of 49 to 29.

February 19, 2014

The Franco-Ontarian techno-trad band Swing will present a special exclusive concert to grade 7 and 8 students from Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools in Greater Sudbury on Friday, February 21, at 12:45 p.m. This concert, which will serve as a prelaunch event of the band’s new mini album entitled "Le temps s’arrête," will take place at the Science North Cavern (100 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury). This will be the first album to be released by Swing in close to five years. Members of the media are invited.

February 7, 2014

École St-Joseph (Sudbury) and École St-Augustin (Garson) will host a book fair featuring French-language books and educational products on February 19 and 20. The book fairs will allow students and their families to choose from a variety of French-language educational products such as books, videos, DVDs, software, and educational games.