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Child Care Program Needs Survey
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is conducting a Child Care Program Needs Survey for the 2020-2021 school year. The goal of this survey is to understand the need for childcare programs for school aged children, and assist with child care program and service planning. We are asking all families to complete this survey on child care needs. The survey should take about five minutes to complete and will remain open until March 12, 2021. Click 'read more' to access the link.
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Social Worker Week 2021
The first week of March marks the beginning of Social Work Week in Ontario. Over 20,000 Registered Social Workers are at this moment playing an essential role in the overall mental health and well-being of many Ontarians. We count social workers as among the valued contributors of the NPSC organization and team. Join us as we recognize our social workers by celebrating Social Work Week and their many contributions to the NPSC community!
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Save the Date - 21st Annual Carousel Evening
NPSC's Special Education Advisory and Parent Involvement Committees welcome you to join them on Wednesday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. for their 21st Annual Carousel Evening. This free virtual event will feature keynote speaker Michael Jacques and his presentation "It's My Future....How Do I Get There?". Stay tuned for more details, including how to register!
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Revised School and Child Care Screener and Updated Health and Safety Measures
The Ontario government is committed to student learning and the safety and well-being of all staff and students. Due to the recent emergence of COVID-19 variants of concern in Ontario, new safety measures have been added in Ontario schools and child care centres to keep students, children, and staff safe. As such, the Ministry of Education has provided school boards with updated guidance that builds upon a number of public health and safety measures. Please 'read more' for further details.
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Statement from the Ministry of Education – March Break Postponed
The Ministry of Education has postponed March Break until April in an effort to mitigate transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The new dates are April 12-16, 2021. Please "read more" for a link to the statement.
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Student Success and Well-Being
Student success and well-being are important. If you are the parent of a student or you yourself are a student who is struggling or feeling unable to cope, please be aware there are many ways to seek help, including the many supports offered by the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board Mental Health Team.
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NBPSDHU Information for Parents and Guardians
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has created a resource page for parents and guardians who have school-related questions about Covid-19. Click 'read more' for an updated link to the NBPSDHU website.
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NPSC Virtual Learning Resources
NPSC extends a warm welcome all of our students and families who have selected to complete their Catholic Education virtually as we begin the 2020-2021 school year. As students and their families connect with staff this week, we wanted to share a website that provides general information about virtual learning as well as introductory activities in the core areas of Literacy, Numeracy and French as a Second Language. Please click 'read more' for details.
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Support Catholic Education

Catholic education has been an integral part of Ontario’s history for more than 160 years. As a vital component of the province’s publicly funded education system, Catholic schools educate nearly 600,000 students each year. Learn more about supporting Catholic Education here.

The Ontario Catholic School Trustee Association (OCSTA) has launched a campaign to strengthen the support for Catholic Education in Ontario, called Together in Faith. NPSC invites you to learn more about this campaign at and consider signing your name to show your support.


Student Opportunities

SJSH is proud to offer Advanced Placement opportunities to students.

Building on our tradition of educating well-rounded, competitive students who excel upon graduation in both the community and the job market, SJSH is pleased to provide our students and future community leaders with the opportunity to participate in Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

For more information visit the sjsh website or contact the Guidance Department at (705) 494-8600 ext 40234 or

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