Espanola construction students keep Plexiglass out of landfill 

By Rosalind Russell – During the pandemic Plexiglass protection was purchased by many businesses and schools, but now that the pandemic is over, an Espanola school is putting them to good use. Espanola High School, being the Platinum Level Eco … Continue reading

CSC Nouvelon students celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day for the first time in their new school

On Monday, September 25, students and staff from various CSC Nouvelon schools in the North Shore area took great pride in displaying green and white clothing and celebrating their Franco-Ontarian identity and their belonging to the Francophonie in Ontario. Kindergarten to … Continue reading

ÉSC Jeunesse-Nord student trustee looks forward to representing students during the 2023-2024 school year

This year, Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon will benefit from the dedication of two student trustees who will serve as student representatives for the Board as well as the Student Senate. Mariska Lamothe and Zackary Vaillancourt will take part in the … Continue reading

CSC Nouvelon students to celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day

Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students will celebrate the provincial Franco-Ontarian Day along with staff and parents in their school on Monday, September 25. They will take part in a multitude of dynamic activities in their schools and communities planned to … Continue reading

September 14: Rainbow Schools Wear Pink on Stand Up Against Bullying Day

  Staff and students in Rainbow Schools will wear pink on Thursday, September 14, 2023 as Rainbow District School Board marks the back-to-school tradition. “For 16 years, we have recognized Stand Up Against Bullying Day at the start of the … Continue reading

Maureen McNamara appointed Superintendent of Schools

Bruce Bourget, Director of Education for Rainbow District School Board, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen McNamara as Superintendent of Schools. Superintendent McNamara assumed her role on August 21, 2023. “Maureen McNamara has extensive experience in education that … Continue reading

Rainbow District School Board welcomes 13,996 students on September 6th

According to official predicted enrolment for the start of the 2023-2024 school year, Rainbow District School Board will welcome 13,996 students in Rainbow Schools when classes resume on Wednesday, September 6, 2023. In the elementary panel, enrolment will total 9,133 … Continue reading

Conseil scolaire du Grand Nord appoints two new directors 

By Rosalind Russell – The Conseil scolaire du Grand Nord has appointed two new directors, one with a focus on innovation, the second on math.  Board communication director Carole Dube says Carole Brouillard-Landry has been promoted to Executive Director, Innovation, Learning … Continue reading

Manitoulin Secondary School receiving new high-tech machine equipment

Manitoulin Secondary School is the latest in the Rainbow District School Board to receive new high-tech machine equipment from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) and Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE). Approximately $80,000 has been allocated for the … Continue reading

EHS caps off successful track and field season

By Rosalind Russell – Four members of the Espanola High School Spartans Track and Field team returned from a successful OFSAA Track and Field Championship meet in Ottawa this weekend.  Hope Brohart finished 10th in Ontario in the Senior Girls … Continue reading