news release

February 25, 2014

High school musicians from the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) had the experience of a lifetime at the 11th annual “Quand ça nous chante” music festival. Some 385 up-and-coming musicians from 41 Ontario francophone secondary schools took part in this gathering which took place from February 20 to 23 in Sudbury.

February 25, 2014

Sudbury’s Collège Notre-Dame (CND) recently launched its 26th annual fundraising campaign in support of the Northern Cancer Research Foundation. With more than 400 students taking part in the February 22 annual door-to-door blitz across Greater Sudbury, the CND was able to raise $26,000. Including this most recent donation, total funds raised by Collège Notre-Dame during the last 26 years has reached $675,000.

February 21, 2014

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

 

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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.