Recent Board News
Dr. Jean Clinton Coming to NPSC
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Our NPSC Parent Involvement Committee warmly welcomes Dr. Jean Clinton to extend our learning to better understand how relationships impact learning and development and the influence of social media.
Free for everyone!
Bears Basketball NDA Champs
Congratulations to the St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Boys Basketball team, who won the NDA championships this week. We wish the team luck as they advance to NOSSA Championships this weekend!
Child Care Program Needs Survey 2017-2018
Families are invited to complete the 5-minute Child Care Program Needs online survey by March 23, 2017. The goal of this survey is to assist with child care program and service planning for school-aged children for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.
If you require further information, please contact Angela DeCou (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 705-472-1201, ext 2225.
'Polar Bears' Raise $2400 for Special Olympics
Congratulations to the team of five SJSH students and educational Assistant, Elizabeth Fava, who took part in the North Bay Polar Plunge, Saturday March 4. The team successfully raised $2400 for Special Olympics. Congratulations to the 'Polar Bears' and thank you for your leadership!
Evening of Applause
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is thrilled to host the 29th Annual Evening of Applause Thursday, March 23 at St. Joseph Scollard Hall. Join us in celebrating the many students from the North Bay community for their contributions to help end racial discrimination.
Kindergarten Registration Now Open
Kindergarten Registration is now open for all students starting JK and SK in September. Contact the Catholic school nearest you for details and to book a guided tour of the school!
Our Lady of Fatima Donates to Warming Center
Congratulations to Mrs. Sheppard-Boal's class at Our Lady of Fatima school who collected over 200 pairs of socks this past fall. The initiative, called "soctober", will be helping to stock supplies at the Warming Centre. A special thank you to our students and their families for leadership and generosity!
Bell Let's Talk Day
Today is #BellLetsTalk Day! Join the conversation to help raise funds for Mental Health initiatives across Canada. Help break the stigma that surrounds mental illness.
We are all learning together
Please join the kina maamwi gdoo-wiikendaasmin working group and community partners in the City of North Bay for four learning sessions to share knowledge and understanding to work towards reconciliation.
Wednesday February 1—Culture
Wednesday February 8—History
Wednesday February 15—Residential Schools
Wednesday February 22—Celebration
For details please see the brochure below.
Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?
Learn more about the amazing French Immersion opportunities at Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board:
- Tuesday, January 24, 6:00 p.m. at St. Theresa School
- Thursday, January 26, 6:30 p.m. at St. Luke Elementary School
Free childcare and refreshments provided! Kindly RSVP to (705) 472-1201 ext 2213.
NPSC Newsletter - Winter Issue
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board Newsletter is now available. Click the attachment below to find out all the great things happening in our Catholic schools!
We Are Not Alone
The Northern Ontario Centre for Learning Differences (NOCLD) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 We Are Not Alone program.
This is a monthly evening program for parents across the North to be connected through a University of Toronto Vidyo Internet connection to get information, share best practices and support each other. NOCLD are currently looking for parents to participate from across Northern Ontario through the LD offices in Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay and Timmins.
St. Victor Donates to Mattawa Food Bank
Congratulations to our friends at St. Victor, who collected 225lbs for the Mattawa and Area Food Bank. The student council who organized an eight week long food drive called Something For Something. Each week, the students who donated a nonperishable food item, were able to take part in a once a week activity that took place on Thursdays.
A special thank you to Scotia Bank in Mattawa who donated $225 to match the 225lb donation to the Food Bank.
Way to go St. Victor! We are very proud of your leadership and thoughtfulness during this Christmas Season.
An Advent Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education
On behalf of the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board, Chair Barbara McCool and Director of Education, Anna Marie Bitonti, share a special message. Click here to read it in full.
A special thank you to SJSH student, Selena Schafer, for sharing her beautiful artwork.