La Renaissance students and staff put on their rose-coloured glasses

La Renaissance students and staff put on their rose-coloured glasses Students and staff at École secondaire catholique La Renaissance (Espanola)  put on their rose-coloured glasses in an effort to see life in a positive way and to appreciate the positive … Continue reading

Sacred Heart Music Program Receives Generous Gift

For the second year in a row Sacred Heart Catholic School in Espanola is the recipient of a special donation from Moose FM CJJM 99.3-Espanola. Moose FM CJJM 99.3-Espanola’s parent company, VISTA Radio, has certain obligations under the licensing agreement … Continue reading

Orange Shirt day well celebrated across the North Shore corridor

Schools from Blind River to Elliot Lake, Massey to Espanola, and Manitoulin Island and beyond took part in Orange Shirt Day yesterday, including the Manitoulin OPP, Mike Mantha and Carol Hughes. Orange Shirt Day recognizes the effects and intergenerational impacts … Continue reading

TERRY FOX CELEBRATED – 40TH ANNIVERSARY: École Saint-Joseph students run and walk for Terry Fox (Blind River)

With clear skies and no rain in the forecast, Tuesday, September 29, was a perfect day for students at École Saint-Joseph (Blind River) to take part in the Terry Fox School Run. As part of this activity, students walked and … Continue reading

Guide contains important information about Rainbow Schools

Students in Rainbow Schools in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin Island can access the 2020-2021 Guide for Students and Parents/Guardians online at The publication contains important information that will serve as a handy reference throughout the school year, including a … Continue reading

Rainbow Board makes masks mandatory in Rainbow Schools

At the regular meeting of Rainbow District School Board held on September 1, 2020, Trustees voted unanimously to make masks mandatory for students in primary grades.   With reasonable exceptions, all students in Rainbow Schools in Grades 1 to 12 … Continue reading

Rainbow District School Board approves $211.9 million budget for 2020-2021

Rainbow District School Board approved a balanced budget of $211.9 million for the 2020-2021 school year at its regular meeting on August 18, 2020.   “Once again, this budget ensures the continuity of programs and services within the funding provided … Continue reading

Gradual return to CSC Nouvelon schools from September 8 to 11

The majority of Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students who have chosen in-class instruction will be returning to school gradually during the first week of school (Tuesday, September 8 to Friday, September 11, 2020). This staggered entry will allow school teams … Continue reading

Rainbow Board and ETFO occasional teachers reach tentative agreement

Rainbow District School Board and the Federation representing approximately 225 occasional elementary teachers in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin Island have reached a tentative agreement at the local level. Details of the agreement will be released once ratified by members of … Continue reading

School off to an early start for Junior Kindergarten students

School is off to an early start for the Rainbow District School Board’s Junior Kindergarten students. Children beginning school this fall are invited to take part in the Board’s Kindergarten Camp. The five-day program will run from 9 am to … Continue reading