Recent Board News

SJSH Hosts Annual Food Drive

SJSH Hosts Annual Food Drive

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall (SJSH) will be holding its annual Fall Food Drive on Thursday, September 26 from 5pm until 8pm.

SJSH students, staff and alumni will be going door to door to collect food in support of the North Bay Food Bank. Community members who wish to contribute, but will not be home during those hours, are asked to leave their donation in a clearly-marked bag on or near their doorstep. Donations can also be dropped off at the St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Main Office on Wednesday, September 26th, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Fall Activities at the North Bay Public Library

There are many great events happening this fall at the North Bay Public Library. See a full list of activities including creative writing clubs, science activities, music for toddlers and much more at the North Bay Public Library Facebook page and website.

Registration Information

Registration Information

Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board schools are now open for registration. To register your child for school, please contact your nearest English Catholic school. 

Student Transportation

Student Transportation

Due to the dynamic nature of student transportation, school transportation routes may change from year to year, including route numbers, stop locations and times of service. Parents/guardians are responsible for verifying your child's information is up to date and accurate.

Please click the "read more" link below for more information about how to update your child's information, access stop locations, times of service and more.

Don't Miss Chicago, July 19-21

Don't Miss Chicago, July 19-21

Don't miss out on this year's amazing Summer Challenge production, Chicago!

  • July 19, 20, 21
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Auditorium
  • Tickets are $10 at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Main Office, Creative Learning or at the door

See the Summer Challenge website for details

Summer Registration Information

Elementary schools are now closed for the summer months. If you require assistance regarding your child's transportation, registration or for new registrations, please contact the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board's summer registration office at 705-494-3888. Elementary school offices will be reopening August 27, 2018.

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall will remain open through the summer months. All transportation and registration questions can be directed to student services at 705-494-8600 ext 40234.

We wish you and your family a safe and happy summer.

NPSC Approves 2018-2019 Budget

At its regular meeting held June 26, 2018, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board (NPSC) approved its 2018-2019 budget for submission to the Ministry of Education. The budget focuses on programs and services that directly benefit students and is compliant with Ministry of Education balanced budget legislation. For more information, please see the documents below. 

Senior Kindergarten Starting September 6, 2018

Senior Kindergarten Starting September 6, 2018

A note to all parents and guardians of Senior Kindergarten students. This year, all Senior Kindergarten students will begin school on Thursday, September 6, 2018. This is a change from our previous practice of Senior Kindergarten students beginning on the first Monday of the second week in September.

Transportation arrangements will continue to be available as per our past practice and will begin on the new start date of September 6, 2018.

St. Luke Raises Funds for Ryan's Well

St. Luke Raises Funds for Ryan's Well

Congratulations to Ms Hamelin's class who raised over $1,900 for the Ryan's Well Foundation. Ryan's Well builds wells and provides safe drinking water for communities in developing countries. So great to see our young leaders developing their global citizenship! Way to go!

NPSC Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

NPSC Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day with a variety of activities in schools across our district. Our Lady of Sorrows hosted a day of learning and celebrating through a series of engaging workshops and a pow wow in the afternoon. Other schools participated in activities such as mask making, pow wows, medicine wheel teachings and much more. Miigwetch to all of our staff, students, volunteers and community partners for providing such rich learning opportunities for our students! 

SJSH Receives Gold Level Status

SJSH Receives Gold Level Status

NPSC is pleased to share that St. Joseph-Scollard Hall has been awarded gold level Ecoschool status again this year! The Ontario Ecoschool Program is designed to empower students to have a positive impact on their school communities, by leading environmental projects and sharing important knowledge with their peers. Special thank you to Kylie Sullivan and Hope Delongchamp for leading this important initiative this year!

Speed and Conditioning Training Camp

Speed and Conditioning Training Camp

All students ages 10 and up are invited participate in the upcoming speed and conditioning training camp, hosted by Canadian Olympian Ben Johnson and St. Joseph-Scollard Hall graduate, Nick Laporte. The training camp will take place July 2 - 6, at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Cundari Field. For more information call (403) 402 6048 or email nikfit.limitless@gmail.com

Summer Events at the North Bay Public Library

The North Bay Public Library Children's Department will be hosting a variety of fun and engaging learning activities for children and their parents this summer. Enjoy a kick off to summer reading or enjoy a series of free science-based learning opportunities. For more information visit the North Bay Public Library website at http://library.cityofnorthbay.ca/.

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 bit.ly/npscfll for everything that you need to know about this amazing opportunity.