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CSCNO students shine in the Great Robotics Challenge

March 2, 2018

Over 120 students from 17 Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario elementary schools competed in the 15th annual Great Robotics Challenge (Grand défi robotique) that was held at Science North in Sudbury on February 28. The Grand défi robotique enables students from grades 4 through 8 to display their creativity, ingenuity and tenacity. This friendly competition encourages teamwork while initiating youngsters to the world of engineering and technology.

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CSCNO students to take part in upcoming Francophone Youth Parliament at Queen’s Park

March 2, 2018

From March 6 to 10, six Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) students will be among the 80 Franco-Ontarian students to take part in the 12th Provincial Francophone Youth Parliament. This activity will enable students to become familiar with Ontario’s parliamentary system and the workings of the Ontario Legislative Assembly.

The following students have been selected to participate in this learning activity: Brook Morneau, and Mélina Chouinard, Collège Notre-Dame (Sudbury); as well as Dakota Mathieu and Aidan Greenfield, École secondaire Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault-Ste-Marie).

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Four CSCNO school teams to compete in the Provincial Cardboard Boat Race Championship

March 1, 2018

Four teams from Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools are making their way to Waterloo for the Provincial Cardboard Boat Race Championship as a result of their outstanding performances at the regional level. The team from École catholique Georges-Vanier (Elliot Lake) will compete in the elementary championship on March 7, 2018, while teams from École secondaire du Sacré-Cœur (Sudbury), École secondaire catholique Champlain (Chelmsford) and École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) will compete at the secondary school level on March 8.

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École secondaire du Sacré-Cœur awarded Ontario’s Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement

February 28, 2018

On February 28, Sudbury’s École secondaire du Sacré-Cœur received the prestigious Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement. This distinction was presented to five francophone schools in Ontario that were successful in helping students with an Individual Education Plan (IEP) reach provincial literacy norms. Several representatives from École secondaire du Sacré-Coeur were on hand to accept the award during the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) Forum in Toronto.