news release

300 CSCNO students to take part in local We Day rally

May 13, 2014

Some 300 grade 7 and 8 students from several Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schools will gather at Sudbury’s École St-Denis (1200 Ramsey View Court) on Thursday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to participate in the We Day rally. Members of the media are invited to attend.

French-language Catholic Education: Providing the tools for students to fashion their future

May 7, 2014

Today, the eight Catholic school boards met for a press conference at Toronto’s Sacré-Coeur Parish to launch an important instrument aimed at providing a guide for the future of French- Catholic education in the 213 elementary and 58 secondary French-language Catholic schools in Ontario. At the beginning of the press conference, Ms. Nathalie Dufour-Séguin, Chair of the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud (CSDCCS), set the tone for the event by stating: "We are delighted to greet our colleagues from other Francophone Catholic school boards in the Queen City, a stone's throw from Queen’s Park, to proclaim loud and clear the benefits of a Catholic French-language education."

Young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

May 12, 2014

Some 110 young chess masters will meet in Wawa on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 for the first ever Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following Northwestern Ontario French Catholic and Public schools: École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne), École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), É.s. l’Orée des bois (Dubreuilville), École Franco-Manitou (Manitowadge) and École l’Escalade (Wawa).

An impressive team of CSCNO students to take part in the Franco-Ontarian Games

May 12, 2014

Some 650 francophone students from 88 French language Catholic and public secondary schools will gather in Hearst from May 16 to 19 to take part in the 21st edition of the Jeux franco-ontariens (Franco-Ontarian Games). Held at École secondaire catholique de Hearst under the theme “Forêt pas manquer ça,” this annual provincial gathering attracts a great deal of attention among students from the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO).