Jack Talks: Youth Talk To Youth About Mental Health

Jack Talks are coming to Rainbow secondary schools in February as part of Rainbow District School Board’s ongoing efforts to continue the conversation about mental health. Guest speakers Ashley Quackenbush and Yasseen Tasabehji from will use the power of … Continue reading

Several CSCNO Schools Heading to Regional Cardboat Boat Races

Several elementary schools from the Sudbury and Algoma districts will be taking part in the regional cardboard boat races in Espanola next week. The competition, organized by Skills Canada, will be taking place at A.B. Ellis School on Tuesday January … Continue reading

Open-House and Kindergarten Registration at Espanola’s École Saint-Joseph

Parents wishing to register their child in a full-time French-language Kindergarten program are invited to come discover École Saint-Joseph (Espanola) during its Open House on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:15 to 4 … Continue reading

What Would Christmas Be Without School Concerts?

Sacred Heart School in Espanola is just one of several schools who held a Christmas pageant to mark the season. Plenty of talent to be found in our younger citizens. Photos by Rosalind Russell

Espanola High School Off To Provincials – Cardboard Boat Race Regional Winners

Photo: Creativity is a huge part of Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Races 2018. Local area high schools have made it to the cardboard boat race provincial finals. Espanola High School, École secondaire catholique Champlain, L’école secondaire Saint-Joseph and École secondaire … Continue reading

Cardboard And Duct Tape Create A Unique Challenge

What can you do with cardboard and duct tape? Build a boat, of course. Skills Ontario hosted Cardboard Boat Races at the Espanola Regional Recreation Complex in early December. Espanola High School students put their design skills to work to … Continue reading

Rainbow secondary schools host Information Nights for Grade 8 students

Photo: From left, Georgia Wilson of Valley View Public School, James Butcher of Churchill Public School and Harrison Wilson, Apollonia Gil-Alfau and Lara El-Darazi of Confederation Secondary School display the Rainbow District School Board Transition Guide to help Grade 8 … Continue reading

Rainbow Schools Host Embrace Diversity: Free To Be Me Conference

The 10th annual symposium for the LGTBQ2S community was hosted by the Rainbow District School Board in Sudbury. The Embrace Diversity: Free to Be Me Conference took place on Thursday, November 22nd from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at Lockerby … Continue reading

Rise and Fall of the Espanola High School Fur Trade

By Jayson Stewart – Students in Mr. Stewart’s Aboriginal Peoples of Canada students did a Fur Trade Simulation that saw Vic become the fort master at the imagined Fort Lalonde and trappers like Tye go out on a scavenger hunt … Continue reading

Makerspace Program a Hit at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Catholic School in Espanola is very grateful and excited with the ongoing results of a province-wide initiative implemented during the 2017-2018 school year. The learnings are being acknowledged, sustained and celebrated because the initiative has been fully embraced … Continue reading