Recent Board News

Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?

Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?

Are you a parent or guardian who is considering French Immersion for a student entering JK or SK in September 2017? Attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the amazing opportunities at Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board:

  • Tuesday, January 24, 6:00 p.m. at St. Theresa School
  • Thursday, January 26, 6:30 p.m. at St. Luke Elementary School

Free childcare and refreshments provided!  Kindly RSVP to (705) 472-1201 ext 2213.

 

NPSC Newsletter - Winter Issue

NPSC Newsletter - Winter Issue

The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board Newsletter is now available. Click the attachment below to find out all the great things happening in our Catholic schools!

We Are Not Alone

We Are Not Alone

The Northern Ontario Centre for Learning Differences (NOCLD) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 We Are Not Alone program.

This is a monthly evening program for parents across the North to be connected through a University of Toronto Vidyo Internet connection to get information, share best practices and support each other. NOCLD are currently looking for parents to participate from across Northern Ontario through the LD offices in Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay and Timmins. 

 

St. Victor Donates to Mattawa Food Bank

St. Victor Donates to Mattawa Food Bank

Congratulations to our friends at St. Victor, who collected 225lbs for the Mattawa and Area Food Bank. The student council who organized an eight week long food drive called Something For Something. Each week, the students who donated a nonperishable food item, were able to take part in a once a week activity that took place on Thursdays. 

A special thank you to Scotia Bank in Mattawa who donated $225 to match the 225lb donation to the Food Bank. 

Way to go St. Victor! We are very proud of your leadership and thoughtfulness during this Christmas Season.

An Advent Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education

An Advent Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education

On behalf of the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board, Chair Barbara McCool and Director of Education, Anna Marie Bitonti, share a special message. Click here to read it in full.

A special thank you to SJSH student, Selena Schafer, for sharing her beautiful artwork. 

Social Justice at SJSH

We are very proud of the Social Justice class at SJSH who made this video in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Thank you for your leadership SJSH!

 

 

 

Bears Annual Christmas Concert

Bears Annual Christmas Concert

The Bears annual Christmas Concert will be held Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30 pm in the Bishop Carter Auditorium. 

Join us for an unforgettable Christmas event!

The Story Behind the Name of our Catholic School

We are thrilled to showcase the submissions from St. Francis school, for the Ontario Catholic Trustees Association (OCSTA) video contest. The theme this year was The Story Behind the Name of Our Catholic School. 

Great work St. Francis!

 

 

 

 

 

 

NPSC Takes Part in the Hour of Code

NPSC Takes Part in the Hour of Code

Computer Science Education Week was December 5-11 and Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board celebrated by participating in the #HourofCode. Classes across the board will be continuing this exciting learning in the new year and we look forward to sharing all of the wonderful activities our schools will be taking part in!

Loran Scholarship Finalists

Congratulations to St. Joseph-Scollard Hall students Temitope Akintola and Julianna Head who are both semifinalists for Loran scholarships. Loran scholarships are prestigious awards, aimed at providing young leaders with opportunities to develop their talents and work towards a better world. Temitope and Julianna will be heading to Sudbury for the next round of interviews. Congratulations to both students for your tremendous success thus far.

Bullying Awareness Week

Over the coming weeks, Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic schools will be celebrating Bullying Awareness and Prevention. Schools have planned a variety of events and activities to highlight greater awareness and to promote an inclusive, respectful and caring community for all.  Please see "Attachment" below for activities by school.

 

Grade 8 Parent Information Night at SJSH

All grade 8 students and their parents are invited to join us Tuesday, December 6 at 6:00pm for a Parent Information Night at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall. Students and their parents will have the opportunity to tour the school, meet future teachers and ask questions. Find out why it's great to be a bear! We look forward to seeing you on December 6! 

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Please join us for one of many Remembrance Day Ceremonies taking place across our Catholic schools. See the schedule below for a list of all the celebrations happening in our schools.

Google Apps for Education Student Summit 2.0

Google Apps for Education Student Summit 2.0

The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board hosted our second annual Google Apps for Education Student Summit Thursday, November 3, 2016, at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall. Students from schools across NPSC had the opportunity to learn about Google Apps for Education, coding and more. For more information visit http://www.npsc.ca/summit