Recent Board News

Some Bus and Route Cancellations, Schools Remain Open - January 19

Some Bus and Route Cancellations, Schools Remain Open - January 19

Some bus and route cancellations today, Friday, January 19. Schools remain open. For transportation details visit http://en.npssts.ca/npssts/en/delays

Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?

Considering French Immersion in Kindergarten?

Learn more about the amazing French Immersion opportunities at Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board:

  • Wednesday, January 24, 6:00 p.m. at St. Theresa School
  • Thursday, January 25, 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis School

Free childcare and refreshments provided!  Kindly RSVP here.

McCool Acclaimed Chair, Bégin Acclaimed Vice-Chair

McCool Acclaimed Chair, Bégin Acclaimed Vice-Chair

At its organizational meeting on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board of Trustees acclaimed Barbara McCool as Chair and acclaimed Jacques Bégin as Vice-Chair. For more information click the link below.

St. Alexander Student Wins James Bartleman Award

St. Alexander Student Wins James Bartleman Award

Congratulations to St. Alexander student, Ava Morin, who received the James Bartleman award for excellence in Indigenous Youth Creative Writing this December. Ava received her award at Queen's Park and took home a $2,500 for her writing which focused on courage and finding faith in oneself. 

NPSC Winter Newsletter Now Available

NPSC Winter Newsletter Now Available

The winter edition of the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board Newsletter, Schools to Believe in, is now available. Click the link below for details about what's happening in our Catholic schools and to learn more about upcoming events.

 

 

Job Posting: Teacher of Native-as-a-Second-Language

If you are interested in joining an exciting, motivated team entrusted to continue the rich tradition of delivering quality English Catholic Education that is rooted in faith and alive in spirit, please visit the employment section of our website for the job posting and application package.

After School Skills Development Program

After School Skills Development Program

NPSC is pleased to showcase a special After School Skills Development Program, which is being offered at St. Alexander School in partnership with One Kid's Place. The Program is for elementary school-aged students (Primary/Junior) with the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As part of their learning, students enrolled in the program have the opportunity to engage in activities which focus on building social skills. See the detailed post for more photos and information. 

Christmas Message from the Board Chair and Director of Education

Christmas 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, Alexandra Duchesne, for sharing her beautiful artwork. \

 

St. Theresa Hosts Camp to Promote Self-Regulation

St. Theresa Hosts Camp to Promote Self-Regulation

Students and staff at St. Theresa School were treated to a day of learning and exploring, with special guests from Camp Olympia Hero Program who organized a day of activities designed to address several key themes, including learning how to self-regulate energy and emotions, learning heartmath, developing heroship life skills and utilizing heroship practices.  

Job Posting: Language-Assistant Program

Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board in partnership with the Odyssey Language Assistant Program is seeking applicants for a paid, professional work experience beginning January 2018. The experience offers participants the opportunity to work as Language-Assistants in a school environment under the supervision of a teacher to motivate, encourage, and enrich the lives of students while sharing their language and culture.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.myodyssey.ca or contact Catherine Teixeira at 416-325-2792 or odyssey.program@ontario.ca.

SJSH Performs Fame Jr.

Students and staff at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall are excited to announce the upcoming performance of Fame Jr., taking place December 7 and 8 at 7:30pm, in the Bishop Carter Auditorium.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children and are available at the SJSH main office or at the door. See the poster below for details.

 

 

NPSC Celebrates the Hour of Code and More!

NPSC Celebrates the Hour of Code and More!

Kicking off the last week of November right through until the Christmas holidays, NPSC is taking part in a variety of activities celebrating 21st century learning. Stay tuned to learn more about amazing student resources like Makey Makeys, Scratch, Flipgrid, Spheros and how our students are engaging in technology-enabled learning!

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

November 19-25 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week and Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic schools will be taking part in a variety of ways. Our schools have planned a variety of events and activities to highlight greater awareness and to promote an inclusive, respectful and caring school environment for all. 

NPSC Recognizes Remembrance Day

NPSC Recognizes Remembrance Day

Schools across NPSC will be taking part in Remembrance day ceremonies this week. Please take a moment to join us in honouring those who have fought for our freedom.