news release

École St-Étienne Lends a Helping Hand to École Carrefour du Savoir in Africa

November 2, 2017

The WE Committee at École St-Étienne (Dowling) has set an ambitious goal this year: raising no less than $5,500 to build a drinking water well at École Carrefour du Savoir in Togo, Africa. To reach this goal, the school has already started fundraising activities, with numerous other activities planned during the school year.

CSCNO stands out among Ontario school boards for energy efficiency performance

October 30, 2017

The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) is pleased to be ranked in 4th place in the 2017 Top Energy Performing School Boards Report that measures the energy efficiency of Ontario’s 72 school boards. This achievement is the result of a process of continuous improvement to upgrade CSCNO buildings since 1990 that has enabled the school board to earn its place as one of the top five energy-efficient Ontario school boards in 2016, and again in 2017. The CSCNO predicts that its ongoing commitment to this cause will allow it to remain a leader in reducing energy consumption.

A Successful Visit From delegates of Belgian Catholic Educational Institutions to the CSCNO

October 27, 2017

Delegates from several Belgian Catholic francophone educational institutions visited Sudbury from October 22 to 26 to share strategies and ideas with staff from the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO). The ten principals from Belgium toured five CSCNO schools and took part in discussions regarding the implementation of professional learning communities as well as other educational initiatives and practices.

ESC Champlain’s Homeless for a Night activity a great success

October 27, 2017

École secondaire catholique Champlain’s 9th annual Homeless for a Night activity which took place October 4–5, was a great success. The determination of the 119 participating students and school staff, paired with the community’s generosity, led to a grand total of $5,270 raised and ten large boxes of non perishable food items collected for the Chelmsford Food Bank.