news release

June 25, 2013

Since Friday, June 21, students at Sudbury’s École St-Dominique (2096 Montfort St., Sudbury) are participating in the 18th St-Dominique Olympic Games. This school activity, which promotes participation and fair play, will wrap up on Wednesday, June 26, with its closing ceremonies. In 2010, the Our Children-Our Future agency presented an Award of Excellence to École St-Dominique to highlight this excellent activity and acknowledge the capacity of the school and its staff in making a difference in the lives of children, families and the entire community.

Monday, June 17, 2013

The Ministry of Education is encouraging area school boards to work together to address student accommodation needs in Espanola.

As a result, Rainbow District School Board, the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario and the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board are collaborating to determine how best to deliver education in English and in French in this community.

June 14, 2013

The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Lise Dewar as Temporary Principal at École Notre-Dame-du-Sault in Sault Ste. Marie and Mrs. Gisèle Lamy as Principal at École St-Antoine in Noëlville. These changes follow nominations that were previously announced by the Board in April 2013.

June 7, 2013

Mr. Marcel Montpellier, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) President, and Mrs. Lyse-Anne Papineau, CSCNO Director of Education, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Danielle Venne as Director of Learning for Grades 7 to 12.

June 3, 2013

Members of the media are cordially invited to attend the fourth Franco-Espo, a Francophone Catholic Pride rally in Espanola, on Friday, June 7. This event provides an opportunity for École Saint-Joseph and École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest students from kindergarten to grade 12 to celebrate the vitality of their faith, language and culture. This year, students and staff from École Georges Vanier (Elliot Lake), École Sainte-Anne (Spanish) and École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River) will also be taking part in the activity, the only Francophone community activity in Espanola.

Greater Sudbury, May 29, 2013)

On Thursday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m., some 1,900 grade 6, 7 and 8 francophone students from some 20 Greater Sudbury, Sudbury East, North Shore and other Northern Ontario schools will gather at Bell Park’s Grace Hartman Amphitheatre for the St-Jean Baptiste performance featuring the Franco-Ontarian artist Damien Robitaille. The concert is presented jointly by Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO), Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) and La Slague, with support from Laurentian University, the University of Sudbury, Collège Boréal, the Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury, and the Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario du grand Sudbury.

May 21, 2013

On Saturday, May 25, at 11 a.m., some 50 Chapleau residents will take part in the 3nd annual Run for the Fight against Cancer organized by École secondaire catholique Trillium. Participants in this event may choose to walk or run a distance of 2, 5 or 10 kilometres. The registration fee for this fundraising event is $25 for people 12 years of age and over and $15 for participants 12 and under. Organized by school students and staff, this activity is an annual fundraising event in the fight against cancer. Proceeds from the race will be presented to the local Relay for Life organizing committee.