news release

March 28, 2014

From Monday, March 31 to Friday, April 4, students from four Conseil scolaire du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) elementary schools in Greater Sudbury will interact with Native leaders in a learning activity that will enable both students and teaching staff to benefit by discovering the bounty of Métis and First Cultures. Members of the media are invited to attend.

March 26, 2014

On Tuesday, April 1, and Thursday, April 3, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario  (CSCNO) students in Sudbury will take part in a learning activity that will allow them to discover Native traditions. The activity will be offered at Collège Notre-Dame (100 Lévis St., Sudbury) on Tuesday, April 1, from 8 :30 to 11 a.m., and at École secondaire du Sacré-Cœur (261 Notre-Dame Ave., Sudbury) on Thursday, April 3, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Members of the media are invited to attend.

March 26, 2014

On March 5, three teams representing the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) took part in the Elementary Provincial Cardboard Boat Races held in Waterloo. CSCNO students were very successful among the 21 competing teams with École Ste-Marie (Azilda) finishing 4th overall, while the teams from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) finished 5th and École Alliance St-Joseph (Chelmsford) was 12th.

March 25, 2014

As in past years, students from Val Caron’s École Jean-Paul II will again take part in the Kiwanis Music Festival. This year, the school will enhance the cultural impact of this activity by hosting part of the festival. The portion of the Kiwanis Festival scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, from 9 to 11 a.m., will take place in the École Jean-Paul II gymnasium (located at 1795 Main St., in Val Caron). All music lovers, including parents from the school, are invited to listen to the students perform. Admission is $3 per person.

March 20, 2014

WHAT?  École St-Denis Elementary Senior Boys Basketball Tournament

Media representatives are cordially invited to view the basketball games that will be played by the 12 teams competing in the 2014 École St-Denis Elementary Senior Boys Basketball Tournament. This friendly competition will attract the participation of boys in grades 7and 8 from the area’s four school boards. The following Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario schools are taking part in the tournament: École St-Denis (Sudbury), École Notre-Dame (Hanmer), École St-Pierre (Sudbury) and École Félix-Ricard (Sudbury)

March 20, 2014

Aysha Cotterill, a grade 10 student at Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph is one of the two Grand Prize Winners of the 2013 Citizenship Challenge. Out of 57 000 participants, 15-year-old Aysha was declared “Student Citizen of the Year” after obtaining a perfect score on the Challenge.This É.s. Saint-Joseph student will travel to Ottawa from March 20 to 22. Staying at the Fairmont Château Laurier, Aysha will explore Canada's history and culture with tours of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian War Museum.

March 19, 2014

Students and staff from Val Caron’s École secondaire catholique l’Horizon recently launched the new Éco H2O ecological project. This initiative, linked to the schools High Skills Specialist Major in health and wellness, will make the school community aware of the importance of drinking water in the course of a day while at the same time reducing the number of plastic bottles.