June

SJSH Students Receive Ontario Volunteer Awards

SJSH Students Receive Ontario Volunteer Awards

Congratulations to Boden Brock, Amy Cappadocia, Chloe Carriere, Julianna Head, Liam Magill, Jon Marcil and Jackson Reid who received Ontario Volunteer Awards this week in recognition of their work with the Duke of Edinburgh program.

SJSH Academic Awards

SJSH Academic Awards

Congratulations to all SJSH students recognized at the annual Academic Awards Night. This year, students were awarded over $29,000 in Bursaries and Scholarships. Congratulations! A detailed list of recipients is available at sjsh.npsc.ca

Vote for Alexandra!

Vote for Alexandra!

St. Luke student, Alexandra Dech, is representing North Bay in the National Young Citizen’s filmmaker challenge. Alexandra won the Young Citizens Award at the North Bay Heritage Fair for her project about her family's heritage. Her video documents her grandparents' journey from Italy to Canada, featuring interviews with relatives and even a visit to Pier 21 in Halifax. Help Alexandra secure a trip to Ottawa to for the 2017 History Youth Forum by voting for her video. Students from across the country will be vying for a spot at the Forum so let’s help Alexandra share her story! Visit youngcitizens.ca until July 7 to vote.

 

SJSH Recognized as Ontario EcoSchool

SJSH Recognized as Ontario EcoSchool

Congratulations to St. Joseph-Scollard Hall who successfully completed a year-long application process to become a certified Gold-Level Ontario EcoSchoolThe S.O.L.E. (S.J.S.H., Outdoor, Leadership, and Environmental Studies) Program, taught by Terry Dubroy, the Science Club, co-led by teacher Jackie Laberge and several staff members took a leadership role in the Ontario EcoSchool application process. 

Transportation Reminder: Updating Information

Transportation Reminder: Updating Information

Avoid the September rush!  Are you moving or changing child care providers between now and the start of the next school year?  Now is the time to contact your school to update your address and confirm busing eligibility for next year.

For details, please contact the Nipissing-Parry Sound Student Transportation Services at 705-472-8840 or 705-773-7970, or by visiting www.npssts.ca.

National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day

To recognize National Aboriginal Day, our friends at Mother St. Bride joined the North Bay Indian Friendship Centre for a day of learning and sharing. Classes from Our Lady of Sorrows visited Nbisiing secondary school to take part in interactive activities and collaborative group work. To celebrate National Aboriginal Day during the month of June, approximately 100 Grade 6 students also visited Nbisiing Secondary School this past month as part of an annual retreat to share in a day of workshops and a group pow wow. 

NPSC Approves 2017-2018 Budget

At its regular meeting held June 27, 2017, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board (NPSC) approved its 2017-2018 budget for submission to the Ministry of Education. The budget focuses on programs and services that directly benefit students and is compliant with Ministry of Education balanced budget legislation. For more information, please see the documents below.