news release

February 28, 2019

Mr. André Bidal, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) President, and Ms. Lyse-Anne Papineau, CSCNO Director of Education, are proud to announce the nomination of Mr. Paul Henry and Ms. Tracey-Lynn Foucault to the position of Superintendent of Education. Mr. Henry and Ms. Foucault each possess a rich and varied experience in teaching and school administration at the elementary and secondary levels in Ontario.

February 26, 2019

In an effort to promote Pink Shirt Day, École catholique Félix-Ricard will host a variety of awareness activities for students that are aimed at helping them stand up to bullying both in and beyond the school environment. The day’s events will also serve to support one of the school’s students, who is ill with cancer. While the Pink Shirt Day is officially February 27, the activities at Félix-Ricard are scheduled for Thursday, February 28. Members of the media are welcome to attend.

February 22, 2019

On Wednesday, February 27, 140 students from several Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) elementary schools will be at Sudbury’s Lexington Hotel at 50 Brady St. from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the 16th edition of the Great Robotics Challenge (Le Grand Défi Robotique). Thirty-one teams will set out to build the most efficient robot while seven teams will take part in the video reporting contest. Members of the media are invited to attend the competition.

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February 19, 2019

On Friday, February 22, 13 teams of grade 9 to 12 students from six French-language schools will gather at École secondaire catholique Champlain (61 Brookside Drive, Chelmsford) to square off in the Tournoi du Gros Cinq Sous (Big Nickel Tournament), a knowledge-based questions-and-answer competition inspired by the former Reach for the Top competition broadcast by CBC. Members of the media are invited to view the competition.

February 13, 2019

Black History Month will be celebrated in several Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools this year. École catholique Félix-Ricard (Sudbury) teacher Mr. Jean-Marie Ngouabe will take advantage of this opportunity to sensitize students at his school about African-American history and culture through events scheduled from February 19 to 21. Media representatives are welcome to attend these activities, which will take place at École Félix-Ricard, 691 Lasalle Blvd.

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February 8, 2019

Several Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario schools will be hosting a book fair featuring French-language books and educational products this month. The book fairs will allow students and their families to choose from a variety of French-language educational products such as books, videos, DVDs, software, and educational games. The book fairs will also benefit the schools, as part of the profits will go towards the purchase of new educational resources. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome.

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January 31, 2019

During its January 29 board meeting, the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) proceeded with the selection of a new school board trustee to represent constituents living in North Shore’s Zone 1. Mr. Normand Courtemanche was the selected candidate and will serve in this position until the next school board elections in 2022. The position of trustee for Zone 1 became available following the resignation of Mr. Gabriel Trembly who was elected during last fall’s school board election.

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