news release

140 CSCNO students to take part in the 16th edition of the Great Robotics Challenge

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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Five French Language High Schools to square off in the Tournoi du Gros Cinq Sous

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.

École catholique Félix-Ricard celebrates Black History Month

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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Book Fairs to take place in CSCNO schools

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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