news release

April 22, 2014

Sudbury’s École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur will host a book fair featuring French-language books and educational products on Wednesday, April 30, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The book fair 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. The book fair will benefit students, since part of the profits will go towards the purchase of educational resources for the school. Admission is free and everyone is invited.

April 17, 2014

SUDBURY – The University of Sudbury and Sudbury’s École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur will highlight their common history and links during an event on Tuesday, April 22, for Earth Day. Their collaboration will allow them to plant 100 trees, generously donated by Collège Boréal. This green event will begin at 10:30 a.m. on the grounds of École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur (261, Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury).  Presentations pertaining to Earth Day will be given by Marcel Bénéteau, Coordinator of the Folklore program at the University of Sudbury; Kevin FitzMaurice, Chair of the Indigenous Studies Department at the University of Sudbury; and Mélanie Smits, Aboriginal Education Consultant at the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario.   

April 17, 2014

On Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, some 130 Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) high school students will unleash their passion for music and art at the 6th edition of the Mélomanie cultural-artistic event. During this educational and identity-building experience, Catholic secondary school students with a strong interest in the arts will take part in a unique French language activity designed to complement the top-quality musical and arts programs offered in CSCNO high schools. The activities will take place on the Laurentian University campus. Members of the media are most welcome to attend all activities.

April 16, 2014

On Wednesday, April 30, Collège Notre-Dame’s Le Bistro singing café will present its new repertoire to the public. Doors open at 7 pm at the school located at 100 Lévis Street in Sudbury. Snacks will be available for purchase during the intermission. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the Collège Notre-Dame main office or at the door prior to show time. All profits will go towards cancer research.

April 15, 2014

As in past years, young basketball enthusiasts from Greater Sudbury will be able to fine-tune their sports skills during the upcoming Franco Basket Camp organized by the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO). Available to children ages 8 to 13 years, the camp will be held between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., from Monday, July 7, to Friday, July 11, at Collège Notre-Dame, located at 100 Lévis St, in Sudbury. The registration fee is $145 per child.

April 14, 2014

Mélanie-Rose Frappier, a grade 11 student at École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur in Sudbury, was honoured during the Gathering Our Voices 2014 Aboriginal Youth Conference. Held in Vancouver from March 18 to 21, this conference brought together some 2,000 youths (14 to 24 years of age) as well as presenters and guests. The goal of the event was to promote the knowledge sharing and networking and to support the young leaders in learning new skills. During the conference, Mélanie-Rose Frappier was awarded the Aboriginal Youth Award in recognition of her outstanding commitment and achievement in her community.

April 1, 2014

During its recent board of trustees meeting held on March 26, 2014 the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) approved the placement of school principals and vice-principals for the 2014-2015 school year.