AB Ellis welcomes new principal

Some of the Rainbow District School Board’s elementary schools will welcome new Principals when classes resume including Espanola’s AB Ellis Public School. Board media liaison Nicole Charette says Dave St. Amour began his career with the board as a teacher … Continue reading

Rainbow Board and First Nations renew Education Service Agreement

Representatives of Rainbow District School Board and First Nations gathered at Atikameksheng Anishnawbek to celebrate the renewal of the Education Service Agreement. In effect from September 2019 to August 2022, the agreement reaffirms the board’s commitment to First Nations students … Continue reading

Jumping into a new school year

Jump Day 2019 was a big day for new students of Espanola High School. Dozens of grade niners and new students met at the high school yesterday to meet teachers, find their lockers, check out their school schedules and get … Continue reading

Espanola High School sets Jump Day

Students planning to attend Espanola High School will have a chance to check out the school, meet their teachers and obtain their timetables with Jump Day. Every year, towards the end of summer, staff invites all the grade nines and … Continue reading

Cambrian College: new bridge between graduates and jobs

Helping graduates find work is the focus of a new initiative by Cambrian College. Ross Romano, the Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities announced the New Grad Career Bridge, which is designed to assist Cambrian graduates in landing their … Continue reading

Lauren Laginski, ÉSC Franco-Ouest outstanding graduate

Lauren Laginski, a grade 12 student at École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest in Espanola, stands apart from her peers through her sense of respect for others, work well done and perseverance. During her four years of secondary school studies, Lauren played on … Continue reading

Rainbow Schools Collecting School Supplies For Backpack Buddies

If your child has not used up all their school supplies, they can be donated as part of the Backpack Buddies of Sudbury campaign. With cleaning out lockers, students can donate new and gently used school supplies ranging from backpacks … Continue reading


The Espanola High School Spartans held their Annual Athletic Banquet on June 10th. Some of the winners of various athletic awards are as follows: Colin Hood OFSAA Award – McKenna Perlin, Noah Gallant Jr Athletes of the Year – Julia … Continue reading

EHS Holds Car Wash to raise funds for the graduation prom

Espanola High School grads were out on Friday, May 24th washing cars and trucks to raise funds for the graduation prom, which takes place June 14th. About $900 was raised and the Prom Committee has some great plans to make … Continue reading

Espanola School Medals At Northern Ontario Music Festival

The Sacred Heart Catholic School Jazz Band from Espanola performed at the Northern Ontario Music Festival over the weekend of March 2nd. The band, led by Jodi Bourcier, received a silver award and Shannon MacPherson received an award for outstanding … Continue reading