news release

April 16, 2013

On Friday, April 19, students from École Notre-Dame (Hanmer), École St-Paul (Lively) and École St-Étienne (Dowling) will have the opportunity to witness a master drummer in action during his tour in two Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools. Amadou Kienou will present a show at 9:30 a.m., at École Notre-Dame, located at 4503 Dennie St., in Hanmer. In the afternoon, at 1 p.m., he will display his musical skills at École St-Paul, located at 185 6th Avenue, in Lively. Members of the media are invited to attend either of the presentations.

April 15, 2013

On Thursday, April 18, and Friday, April 19, some 120 Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) high school students will unleash their passion for music and art at the 5th edition of the cultural-artistic event called Mélomanie. This educational and identity-building experience is one in which secondary school students with a strong interest in the arts can take part in a unique French language activity designed to complement the high 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 10, 2013

WHAT? CSCNO Elementary Junior Coed Basketball Tournament

Media representatives are cordially invited to view the basketball games that will be played by the nine teams competing in the 2013 Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) Elementary Junior Coed Basketball Tournament. This friendly competition will attract the participation of boys and girls in grades 4, 5 and 6 from the following schools: Jean-Paul II (Val Caron), St-Pierre (Sudbury), Félix-Ricard (Sudbury), Notre-Dame (Hanmer), St-Denis (Sudbury) Ste-Thérèse (Val Thérèse) and Hélène-Gravel (Sudbury).

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.