Recent Board News

Advanced Placement Opportunities

Advanced Placement Opportunities

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall is excited to announce that they are now offering Advanced Placement (AP) opportunities for students. For more information visit SJSH website or contact your Guidance cousellor.

Summer Challenge Presents Sister Act July 20-22

Summer Challenge Presents Sister Act July 20-22

Don't miss out on this amazing Summer Challenge production!

  • 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 28, 2017.

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 3234.

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

NPSC Approves 2017-2018 Budget

At its regular meeting held June 27, 2017, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board (NPSC) approved its 2017-2018 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. 

National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day

To recognize National Aboriginal Day, our friends at Mother St. Bride joined the North Bay Indian Friendship Centre for a day of learning and sharing. Classes from Our Lady of Sorrows visited Nbisiing secondary school to take part in interactive activities and collaborative group work. To celebrate National Aboriginal Day during the month of June, approximately 100 Grade 6 students also visited Nbisiing Secondary School this past month as part of an annual retreat to share in a day of workshops and a group pow wow. 

Transportation Reminder: Updating Information

Transportation Reminder: Updating Information

Avoid the September rush!  Are you moving or changing child care providers between now and the start of the next school year?  Now is the time to contact your school to update your address and confirm busing eligibility for next year.

For details, please contact the Nipissing-Parry Sound Student Transportation Services at 705-472-8840 or 705-773-7970, or by visiting www.npssts.ca.

SJSH Recognized as Ontario EcoSchool

SJSH Recognized as Ontario EcoSchool

Congratulations to St. Joseph-Scollard Hall who successfully completed a year-long application process to become a certified Gold-Level Ontario EcoSchoolThe S.O.L.E. (S.J.S.H., Outdoor, Leadership, and Environmental Studies) Program, taught by Terry Dubroy, the Science Club, co-led by teacher Jackie Laberge and several staff members took a leadership role in the Ontario EcoSchool application process. 

Vote for Alexandra!

Vote for Alexandra!

St. Luke student, Alexandra Dech, is representing North Bay in the National Young Citizen’s filmmaker challenge. Alexandra won the Young Citizens Award at the North Bay Heritage Fair for her project about her family's heritage. Her video documents her grandparents' journey from Italy to Canada, featuring interviews with relatives and even a visit to Pier 21 in Halifax. Help Alexandra secure a trip to Ottawa to for the 2017 History Youth Forum by voting for her video. Students from across the country will be vying for a spot at the Forum so let’s help Alexandra share her story! Visit youngcitizens.ca until July 7 to vote.

 

SJSH Academic Awards

SJSH Academic Awards

Congratulations to all SJSH students recognized at the annual Academic Awards Night. This year, students were awarded over $29,000 in Bursaries and Scholarships. Congratulations! A detailed list of recipients is available at sjsh.npsc.ca

SJSH Students Receive Ontario Volunteer Awards

SJSH Students Receive Ontario Volunteer Awards

Congratulations to Boden Brock, Amy Cappadocia, Chloe Carriere, Julianna Head, Liam Magill, Jon Marcil and Jackson Reid who received Ontario Volunteer Awards this week in recognition of their work with the Duke of Edinburgh program.

SJSH Students Give Back

SJSH Students Give Back

Congratulations to our SJSH students, who raised over $1000 for the North Bay Food Bank and Toonies for Tummies as part of their annual Battle of the Grades. They also collected over 500 food items for Big Brothers Big Sisters North Bay and donated 2993lbs of clothing to the Canadian Kidney Foundation! Way to go SJSH!

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