ÉSC Franco-Ouest graduating students celebrated

On June 25, the grade 12 students graduating from École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest in Espanola were celebrated by the school community and family. As a result of government health and social distancing measures taken to counter the spread of COVID-19, … Continue reading

CSC Nouvelon students honoured with Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation Scholarship

This year, 16 Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students were awarded a Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation Scholarship. The Foundations’s Performance Excellence Scholarship, valued at $1,000, was awarded to graduates of Catholic secondary schools in the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie who … Continue reading


Graduating from ÉSC Franco-Ouest with fond memories Christen Ramsay, a grade 12 student at École secondaire catholique Franco-Ouest (Espanola), is very involved in school life. While maintaining a very high academic average, she contributes enormously to her school’s student life. … Continue reading

NEW students encouraged to REGISTER NOW for the new school year

If you are not already registered: Don’t delay. Register today. That’s the message from Rainbow District School Board as it looks ahead to the start of a new school year in the current climate of COVID-19.   “We are preparing … Continue reading

Board invites input on distance learning, school re-opening and mental health

In preparation for the 2020-2021 school year, Rainbow District School Board is inviting students and families to complete an online survey on distance learning, school re-opening and mental health.   The surveys can be accessed at the following links: Parent … Continue reading

Video celebrates the contributions and resiliency of Indigenous Peoples

Sunday, June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. To mark the occasion, Rainbow District School Board’s Indigenous Education team has produced a video celebrating the contributions and resiliency of Indigenous Peoples.   The video can be accessed at the following … Continue reading

Marking EHS Graduation 2020

Espanola High School principal, Kristina Rivard says next week the staff will have graduate pictures posted in the front of the school in a large EHS banner. Students and parents can visit the school at their leisure and take pictures … Continue reading

Rainbow Board offers virtual remedial and upgrading courses for secondary students

  Rainbow District School Board will offer virtual Summer School remedial and upgrading courses at the secondary level. To register, students must have taken the course during the current academic school year.   Classes will be offered from Thursday, July … Continue reading

The Show Must Go On … online that is.

Sacred Heart Drama Club and musical talents have been working hard over the last three months to put on the virtual drama presentation, The Show Must Go Online. Music/drama teacher Jodi Bourcier says the show was created by Beat by … Continue reading

Appointment of CSC Nouvelon Principal and Vice-Principal

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon school board has approved some new appointments for schools in Espanola and Elliot Lake. Education director Paul Henry says Pier-Olivier Arsenault has been appointed as Principal at École catholique Georges-Vanier in Elliot Lake and Mireille Miron … Continue reading