Recent Board News

Job Posting: Teacher of Native-as-a-Second-Language

If you are interested in joining an exciting, motivated team entrusted to continue the rich tradition of delivering quality English Catholic Education that is rooted in faith and alive in spirit, please visit the employment section of our website for the job posting and application package.

After School Skills Development Program

After School Skills Development Program

NPSC is pleased to showcase a special After School Skills Development Program, which is being offered at St. Alexander School in partnership with One Kid's Place. The Program is for elementary school-aged students (Primary/Junior) with the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As part of their learning, students enrolled in the program have the opportunity to engage in activities which focus on building social skills. See the detailed post for more photos and information. 

Christmas Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education

Christmas 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, Alexandra Duchesne, for sharing her beautiful artwork. \

 

St. Theresa Hosts Camp to Promote Self-Regulation

St. Theresa Hosts Camp to Promote Self-Regulation

Students and staff at St. Theresa School were treated to a day of learning and exploring, with special guests from Camp Olympia Hero Program who organized a day of activities designed to address several key themes, including learning how to self-regulate energy and emotions, learning heartmath, developing heroship life skills and utilizing heroship practices.  

Job Posting: Language-Assistant Program

Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board in partnership with the Odyssey Language Assistant Program is seeking applicants for a paid, professional work experience beginning January 2018. The experience offers participants the opportunity to work as Language-Assistants in a school environment under the supervision of a teacher to motivate, encourage, and enrich the lives of students while sharing their language and culture.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.myodyssey.ca or contact Catherine Teixeira at 416-325-2792 or odyssey.program@ontario.ca.

SJSH Performs Fame Jr.

Students and staff at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall are excited to announce the upcoming performance of Fame Jr., taking place December 7 and 8 at 7:30pm, in the Bishop Carter Auditorium.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children and are available at the SJSH main office or at the door. See the poster below for details.

 

 

NPSC Celebrates the Hour of Code and More!

NPSC Celebrates the Hour of Code and More!

Kicking off the last week of November right through until the Christmas holidays, NPSC is taking part in a variety of activities celebrating 21st century learning. Stay tuned to learn more about amazing student resources like Makey Makeys, Scratch, Flipgrid, Spheros and how our students are engaging in technology-enabled learning!

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

November 19-25 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week and Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic schools will be taking part in a variety of ways. Our schools have planned a variety of events and activities to highlight greater awareness and to promote an inclusive, respectful and caring school environment for all. 

NPSC Recognizes Remembrance Day

NPSC Recognizes Remembrance Day

Schools across NPSC will be taking part in Remembrance day ceremonies this week. Please take a moment to join us in honouring those who have fought for our freedom.

Executive Compensation Program Consultation

Executive Compensation Program Consultation

The Province’s Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act of 2014 (BPSECA), requires broader public sector designated employers, which includes school boards, to develop Executive Compensation Programs to ensure a responsible, transparent, and consistent approach to managing executive salaries. For more information and to provide feedback on our Executive Compensation Program click here.  

SJSH Student and Parent Information Night

SJSH Student and Parent Information Night

All grade 8 students and their parents are invited to join us Tuesday, December 5 at 6:00pm for a high school Information Night at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall. Students and their parents will have the opportunity to tour the school, meet future teachers and ask questions. Find out why it's great to be a bear! We look forward to seeing you on December 5! 

Treaties Recognition Week

Treaties Recognition Week

November 5- 11 is Treaties Recognition Week. Schools across NPSC are celebrating in some very special ways, including using We Are All Treaty People curriculum resources, sharing prayers and creating wampum belts. 

Job Posting: Nipissing Parry Sound Student Transportation Services

Job Posting: Nipissing Parry Sound Student Transportation Services

The Nipissing Parry Sound Student Transportation Services (NPSSTS) is hiring a Chief Administrative Officer. Please see below for posting details. All inquiries can be directed to NPSSTS (contact information in the job posting below). Deadline to apply is November 30.  

Standing Strong Together

Standing Strong Together

Please join kina maamwi gdoo-wiikendaasmin working group and community partners four learning sessions to share knowledge and understanding of local indigenous culture, history and celebrations supporting reconciliation.

  • Wednesday, November 8, 7-9pm: Culture
  • Wednesday, November 15, 7-9pm: History
  • Wednesday, November 22, 7-9pm: Residential Schools
  • Wednesday, November 29, 7-9pm: Celebration

For details, please see the brochure below.