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NPSC Mathematics Professional Activity Day: Focusing on the Fundamentals of Mathematics and the Pedagogical System

NPSC Mathematics Professional Activity Day:  Focusing on the Fundamentals of  Mathematics and the Pedagogical System

On October 22, 2018, our elementary schools gathered to participate in the NPSC Focusing on the Fundamentals Mathematics Professional Activity Day. The day focused on deepening our understanding of the Focusing on the Fundamentals teaching guide, our NPSC Mathematics Action Plan and the mathematics pedagogical system. We extend our appreciation to all of our school facilitation teams for their leadership and to all of our staff for their participation and engagement as we work together to support our students progress in mathematics.

NPSC Indigenous Education Staff Retreat

NPSC Indigenous Education Staff Retreat

The Annual Indigenous Education Staff Retreat took place this October, with teachers from schools across NPSC participating in lessons and workshops to learn and experience indigenous culture. The four-day event included a focus on the Medicine Wheel teachings, Indigenous History of Canada, the impact of Residential Schools, the Walking the Path Program and integrating Indigenous language, culture and perspectives into classroom instruction. Chi-Miigwech to our team of NPSC educators, George Couchie of Nipissing First Nation and our community partners, who facilitated the retreat.

  • Posted: Oct 26

St. Luke Raises Funds for One Kids Place

St. Luke Raises Funds for One Kids Place

Congratulations to St. Luke student council, who raised $425 for One Kids Place! The students organized a pajama and gum day to raise the funds. Thank you to our staff and students who continue to demonstrate leadership and kindness in our community! 

  • Posted: Oct 19

Treaties Recognition Week

Treaties Recognition Week

November 4-10 is Treaties Recognition Week. Schools across NPSC are celebrating in some very special ways, including using We Are All Treaty People curriculum resources, sharing prayers and creating wampum belts. For more information about Treaties Recognition Week visit

  • Posted: Oct 18

You Be the Chemist

You Be the Chemist

Congratulations to our friends at St. Theresa, who participated in "You Be the Chemist" challenge at Nipissing University. All students were very successful in their efforts. Special congratulations to Liam Kimber and Logan Duchesne who placed in the top 9 and Colin Dreany who placed 1st! Way to go students!

  • Posted: Oct 12

FIRST Lego Leagues at NPSC

FIRST Lego Leagues at NPSC

The Nipissing-Parry Sound CDSB is proud to support FIRST Lego League teams across our schools for the upcoming season! 

FIRST Lego League introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface.  See attached flyer and visit for everything that you need to know about this amazing opportunity.



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Together in Faith

The Ontario Catholic School Trustee Association (OCSTA) is launching a new campaign to strengthen the support for Catholic Education in Ontario. The campaign is called Together in Faith. The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board invites you to learn more about this campaign at and consider signing your name to show your support.



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