Recent Board News

NPSC Raises $2,347 for Heart and Stroke!

NPSC Raises  $2,347 for Heart and Stroke!

Congratulations to our NPSC Big Bike team, the "Catholic Crusaders," who raised $2,347 for Heart and Stroke! We are proud of your leadership!

SJSH Students Take Home Bronze at National Science Fair

SJSH Students Take Home Bronze at National Science Fair

Congratulations to SJSH students Chloe Carriere and Caitlin Howard who won a Bronze medal in the senior Excellence Awards category for their project “Effect of Stinging Nettle on the Alzheimer’s Profile in Drosophila Melanogaster.” 

SJSH Students Selected to Sit on MSAC

SJSH Students Selected to Sit on MSAC

Congratulations to Samantha McKinley and Amanda Derosier, who have been invited to sit on the Minister's Advisory Council for the 2017/2018 school year! This year, over 480 students applied, with only 60 students accepted to sit on the Council. We are excited to hear more about this exciting opportunity! #BearPride

SJSH Students Selected to Sit on Minister’s Student Advisory Council

SJSH Students Selected to Sit on Minister’s Student Advisory Council

Congratulations to Samantha McKinley and Amanda Derosier, who were invited to sit on the Minister's Advisory Council for the 2017/2018 school year! This year, over 480 students applied, with only 60 students accepted to sit on the Council. We are excited to hear more about this exciting opportunity!

NPSC Participates In Heritage Fair

NPSC Participates In Heritage Fair

Schools across the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board participated in the 2017 Regional Heritage Fair this May. Sixteen NPSC students were recognized with awards of distinction, with Jude Zappala being selected to represent North Bay at the provincial level. Congratulations on all of your hard work, students!

Register Now for the 17th Annual Carousel Evening

The 17th Annual Carousel Evening is happening at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall on May 17, 2017. Join us for an evening of workshops, a keynote address and much more!

The theme this year will be "Personalized Learning: Empowering Parents, Children and Youth" with a keynote address by Barb Swartz-Biscaro.

Register here: www.npsc.ca/carousel-evening

Catholic Education Week April 30 - May 5

Catholic Education Week April 30 - May 5

April 30 to May 5, is Catholic Education Week and the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is celebrating with a variety of school events, throughout the week. This year, the theme is Walking Forward Together. See below for a detailed list of school events and activities.

Sister Act Auditions Happening April 28 & 29

Sister Act Auditions Happening April 28 & 29

Summer Challenge will be hosting auditions for the 2017 production, Sister Act. Audition details and performance information available at summerchallenge.npsc.ca/

SJSH Students Advance to National Science Fair Competition

SJSH Students Advance to National Science Fair Competition

Congratulations to Chloe Carriere and Caitlin Howard who received a Gold in the Life Sciences field, a $500 scholarship to Nipissing University and the Rotary Senior community impact award ($150) at the North Bay Regional Science Fair this past month. The pair will also represent North Bay in the National Science fair being held in Regina, Saskatchewan. Way to go Caitlin and Chloe!

 

 

Insights and Sounds April 26

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall annual "Insights and Sounds" will be held Wednesday, April 26. The event will feature a visual art gallery viewing at 6 p.m., and a lineup of performances in music, dance, video production, and drama at 7:00 p.m. in the Bishop Carter Auditorium.

Tickets are $5 at the door. 

For more information, contact Brian Overholt at 705-494-8600, ext 3242

Bears Drama Advance to OFSSAA

Bears Drama Advance to OFSSAA

We are pleased to congratulate the cast and crew of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” who will be moving on to compete at the provincial level May 10th to 13th. An award of Excellence also went to the ensemble for their acting ability! Way to go Bears!

Renewing the Promise

Renewing the Promise

The Institute for Catholic Education and l'Office Provincial de l'Éducation de la foi Catholique de l'Ontario are seeking your input about Catholic education in Ontario. Let us know your view on the challenges and opportunities that face Catholic education today. For more information or to offer your input visit http://signup.thotex.com/iceont/Pyv 

2017/2018 School Calendar Now Available

2017/2018 School Calendar Now Available

At the February 28, 2017 NPSC Board meeting, the School Year Calendar was recommended and approved by the Board of Trustees. The school year will begin on Thursday, August 31, 2017 for staff and Tuesday, September 5, 2017 for students. The school year will end on June 29, 2018 for both students and staff. This recommendation has been approved by the Ministry of Education. Please see the attachment below for more information. We would like to thank all parents, community members and staff for their participation.

SJSH Staff Give Back

SJSH Staff Give Back

Friday April 7, 2017 marked the beginning of a new tradition at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Catholic Secondary School. Staff rallied together to donate food items, prepare a meal, and collect money for The Gathering Place in North Bay. Staff raised over $100 to donate to the Gathering Place and cooked a hearty meal for the Friday evening serving. Thank you for your leadership and stewardship in our community SJSH!