Let’s Scare Hunger Campaign A Success

École Secondaire Catholique Franco-Ouest students rocked it out this Halloween. Joanna Castonguay says the students took part in the Scare Away Hunger campaign with huge success. Over 1,500 non-perishable items were collected for the Espanola and Massey Food Banks on … Continue reading

Rainbow Schools participate in Take Our Kids to Work on November 14th

Grade 9 students in Rainbow Schools will spend the day at work job shadowing a parent, relative, friend or volunteer host on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 as part of the national Take Our Kids to Work program. “Grade 9 students … Continue reading

Rainbow Schools celebrate Indigenous culture with Rock Your Mocs Day

Students and staff in Rainbow Schools will walk in harmony wearing their favourite moccasins on Thursday, November 15, 2018. “Moccasins are an important part of Indigenous culture and are as unique as the individuals who wear them,” says Rainbow District … Continue reading

Rainbow Schools go paperless on November 6th

Rainbow District School Board is inviting students and staff to go paperless in support of World Paper Free Day on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Staff and students are challenged to create 21st century paperless classrooms by avoiding the use of … Continue reading

2017-2018 EQAO results show significant gains in secondary math

The most impressive gains in the Rainbow District School Board’s EQAO results were in the secondary panel, where the board recorded its best results ever in Grade 9 academic math and its greatest gains in Grade 9 applied math. A … Continue reading

Rainbow District School Board Adopts Mental Health Strategic Plan

Rainbow District School Board adopted its first Mental Health Strategic Plan. The plan, which was carried unanimously, will guide the board’s work over the next three years. It aligns with the Board’s Strategic Directions, creating a learning environment where young … Continue reading

A Focus on Joy Sault Ste. Marie

Living as Joyful Disciples, while delivering Catholic education, was the focus of Faith Day 2018 hosted by the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) on Friday, September 28. Employees from all eighteen HSCDSB schools, representing the communities of Blind River, … Continue reading

Student Trustee Hails From Espanola

An Espanola student will be representing her peers on the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario school board Cloey Odenback, a grade 11 student at École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest in Espanola, will represent the Algoma and Manitoulin Districts students. As for … Continue reading

CSCNO Students Celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day

Hundreds of French Catholic students, staff and parents celebrated Franco-Ontarian Day. Students Saint-Joseph and Jeunesse-Nord in Blind River took part in a flag-raising ceremony at the Blind River Visitor Information Center on Tuesday, September 25th. This was the first time … Continue reading

Rainbow Schools invited to wear orange on Thursday, September 27th

Staff and students in Rainbow Schools have been invited to wear orange on Thursday, September 27, 2018 to show support for residential school survivors. “Orange Shirt Day” recognizes the effects and intergenerational impacts of the residential school system on First … Continue reading