Recent Board News

Secondary Student Immunization Clinic

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has begun its annual review of vaccination records for secondary school students.  If you received a letter from the Health Unit requesting any missing information or if you are unsure if your child’s immunization records are up to date, please contact the Health Unit directly for more information. 

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall will be hosting an immunization clinic on Monday, February 26. All students are required to register in advance with the Health Unit and have the appropriate signed consent forms. For more information visit: ow.ly/jvkf30hyWLV

Save the date - April 26, 2018

Save the date - April 26, 2018

Our Parent Involvement Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Ungar to NPSC. Dr. Ungar is the founder and Director of the Resilience Research Centre and is Canada's Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience. Join us April 26, 2018, for an engaging presentation to learn practical strategies for parents, caregivers, and educators to help young people of all ages heal, no matter a child’s emotional, psychological or behavioral problems. Registration details available soon!

NPSC and DNSSAB Receive Funding for Child Care Centres

The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board (NPSC) in partnership with the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board (DNSSAB) are pleased to announce new funding from the Ministry of Education to create additional child care spaces in North Bay. The funding will see two schools in North Bay expand services to include childcare for children aged 0 to 4 years of age. 

SJSH Hosting Information Session

SJSH Hosting Information Session

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall is hosting an information session for interested parents and students on Tuesday, February 27 from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Join us to learn more about our academic and extracurricular programs including Advanced Placement, French-as-a-Second Language programming and certifications, outdoor education, dual credit and so much more. Register today at http://sjsh.npsc.ca/registration/Information_Session

School Year Calendar 2018-2019 Consultation

School Year Calendar 2018-2019 Consultation

We are inviting your input for the 2018-2019 school year calendar. To provide your feedback, please review the document below and complete the survey by February 16, 2018.

Proposed 2018-2019 School Year Calendar 

Interested in Learning Ojibwe?

Interested in Learning Ojibwe?

We are thrilled to share the work of Native-as-a-Second Language teacher, Tory Fisher, who has created this online resource to help share the Ojibwe language with our community. Tory's resource is particularly noteworthy because he collaborated with Nbisiing Gchi-nishnaabeg (Nipissing First Nation Elders) and First Language Speakers to capture the Nbisiing Dialect. Miigwech for all of your hard work Tory!

PLAYS Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

PLAYS Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

Parents Lending Autistic Youth Support (PLAYS) is hosting a spaghetti dinner, Tuesday, February 20. Join us at St. Alexander School for a delicious meal, for a great cause.

Fantastically Fearless Fava is Taking the Plunge

Fantastically Fearless Fava is Taking the Plunge

Educational Assistant at SJSH, Elizabeth Fava, is taking the plunge again this year to help raise funds for Special Olympics in North Bay. To show your support visit her donation page at http://bit.ly/2DCkjjA 

St. Gregory Remembrance Day Poster Contest Winners

St. Gregory Remembrance Day Poster Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of the students from St. Gregory School who participated in the Powassan and Area Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day Poster Contest. Great job students!

St. Hubert Learns About Culture

St. Hubert Learns About Culture

Our friends at St. Hubert have been exploring culture and family with the help of some special volunteers. Mrs. Petella joined the kindergarten class to show them how she makes Pizzellas and played the accordion for the class. Great exploratory learning!

Buses Canceled, Schools Remain Open - February 21

Buses Canceled, Schools Remain Open - February 21

Buses are canceled today, Wednesday, February 21. Schools remain open. For transportation details visit http://en.npssts.ca/npssts/en/delays

Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?

Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?

Learn more about the amazing French Immersion opportunities at Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board:

  • Wednesday, January 24, 6:00 p.m. at St. Theresa School
  • Thursday, January 25, 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis School

Free childcare and refreshments provided!  Kindly RSVP here.

McCool Acclaimed Chair, Bégin Acclaimed Vice-Chair

McCool Acclaimed Chair, Bégin Acclaimed Vice-Chair

At its organizational meeting on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board of Trustees acclaimed Barbara McCool as Chair and acclaimed Jacques Bégin as Vice-Chair. For more information click the link below.

St. Alexander Student Wins James Bartleman Award

St. Alexander Student Wins James Bartleman Award

Congratulations to St. Alexander student, Ava Morin, who received the James Bartleman award for excellence in Indigenous Youth Creative Writing this December. Ava received her award at Queen's Park and took home a $2,500 for her writing which focused on courage and finding faith in oneself.