Schools

All CSC Nouvelon schools and daycare services to be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020

Yesterday afternoon, the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon was informed that the Ontario government is closing all schools across the province for two weeks (from March 14 to April 5) due to growing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). This ministerial decision aims … Continue reading

Viva Italia – ESC Franco-Ouest students get a taste of Italian culture

Earlier this week, students at École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest (Espanola) learned a great deal during an Italy theme day. One of the highlights of this activity for the students was learning to make homemade pasta as well as various typical … Continue reading

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Rainbow Board tech winners to compete at provincials

The 15th annual Rainbow District School Board Technological Skills Competition held at Cambrian College February 26th had 135 students compete in various tech-related challenges. The board’s Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program Co-ordinator, Dana Kinsella, says the competition provided students with the … Continue reading

Students take part in Francophone Youth Parliament at Queen’s Park

Six students had the opportunity of learning about Parliament first hand. Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon communication director, Paul de la Riva, say the students joined 74 others to take part in the 14th Provincial Francophone Youth Parliament. He says the … Continue reading

Espanola High curling team going to provincials

The Espanola Spartan Boys Curling Team wrote their own Cinderella underdog story en route to claiming the title as the best High School Boys Curling team in Northern Ontario. Dave Gallant says after finishing in third place where only the top … Continue reading

Cambrian College hosts high school skilled trades events 

While Cambrian College students are enjoying a break during Reading Week, local high school students were hard at work on Cambrian’s campus. Renee Scott, Cambrian College’s Director of Student Success and Recruitment, says students from the Rainbow District School Board … Continue reading

Supporting students in their transition from grade 8 to high school

As in past years, École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River) is offering the GLS1O (Learning Strategies for High School Success) course to grade 8 students at École Saint-Joseph. This course, offered in the evening from February until May, allows students … Continue reading

École catholique La Renaissance: a name for Espanola’s new French-language Catholic school

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon proudly adopted the name of its new school in Espanola during its January 28, 2020 board meeting. After consulting students, families and school staff from the community, it was decided that the new school, which … Continue reading

EHS features new mural featuring “Water is Life”    

An established First Nation artist has painted another mural at a local school with the support of the Ontario Arts Council. Michael Cywink of Wiikwemikoong First Nation has spent nearly 11 years working with students on murals highlighting First Nation … Continue reading

Blind River students stand out in Nordic skiing

Several Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon athletes excelled last week in Nordic skiing during the Northern Ontario Secondary School championship held in North Bay. Three students qualified for OFSAA being held this week in Collingwood. Three other students have also been … Continue reading