March

NPSC Newsletter - Spring Issue

NPSC Newsletter - Spring Issue

Find out what's happening inside our Catholic schools. In this issue:

  • St. Luke's participation in Canada's Coolest School Trip
  • Christi Belcourt visits Mother St. Bride
  • St. Joseph Scollard Hall Try Day
  • NPSC Environmental Leadership
  • Two St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Students accepted into the SHAD program...and more!

Dr. Alex Russell Returns to NPSC April 11

Dr. Alex Russell Returns to NPSC April 11

The Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a FREE presentation with Dr. Alex Russell, Clinical Psychologist and author of "Drop the Worry Ball". 

Everyone is welcome! 

Drop the Worry Ball: How to Parent in the Age of Entitlement 
Monday, April 11 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. 

Free Childcare!

Register your attendance and childcare or call 705-472-1201 ext. 2221

St. Luke Places Top Ten

St. Luke Places Top Ten

Grade 8 students at St. Luke ended their March Break on a high note, after winning a spot in the top ten of Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest.

Students are now in the last round of the competition, where a panel of judges will determine the grand prize winner of a trip to Jasper National Park.

Click here to view St. Luke's video, along with the other top ten finalists.

Acclaimed Metis Artist Christi Belcourt Visits Mother St. Bride

Acclaimed Metis Artist Christi Belcourt Visits Mother St. Bride

Students and staff of Mother St. Bride Elementary School enjoyed a day of visual arts, culture and history as acclaimed visual artist and author Christi Belcourt presented to the school and taught several art classes.

Belcourt is featured in the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), the Canadian Museum of Civilization (Ottawa/Hull) and at Centre Block on Parliament Hill. Most recently, she designed the PanAm / ParaPan Medals for the Toronto 2015 Games and was voted #1 “People’s Choice” at the Art Gallery of Ontario in June of 2015.

Annual Carousel Event Happening May 17, 2016

Annual Carousel Event Happening May 17, 2016

Carousel Evening 2016: Inclusion: We All Belong 
May 17, 2016 at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall.

Brought to you by our NPSC Special Education Advisory (SEAC) and Parent Involvement Committees (PIC)

Featuring Keynote Speaker Angie Demarco

Registration is FREE with FREE childcare available

Two SJSH Students Accepted Into SHAD Program

Two SJSH Students Accepted Into SHAD Program

Congratulations to Jilleen Kilroy and Temitope Akintola, who will be representing St. Joseph-Scollard Hall this summer at the prestigious SHAD summer experience program.

SHAD aims to empower exceptional high school students with a focus on developing knowledge in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math). Currently over 30 Rhodes Scholars are SHAD alumni.

Mass and Spaghetti Dinner

Mass and Spaghetti Dinner

The Faith Ambassadors are hosting a Mass and Spaghetti dinner on Tuesday April 19, 2016 at SJSH. 

Mass is at 4:30pm followed by dinner in the cafeteria at 5:30pm.

Dinner is $10 per person or $20 per family.

Tickets available at the Board Office or through your school Faith Ambassador.

Proceeds will benefit the Gathering Place.

Elizabeth Fava Raises Over $1,800 For Special Olympics

Elizabeth Fava Raises Over $1,800 For Special Olympics

Educational Assistant at SJSH, Elizabeth Fava, ‘took the plunge’ on March 20 in the North Bay Polar Bear Dip. Elizabeth raised over $1,800 for Special Olympics. Congratulations on your incredible success Elizabeth!

Click here to view a video of the event.

Buses Cancelled, Schools Open - March 24

Buses Cancelled, Schools Open - March 24

All school buses are cancelled today, Thursday March 24th.  Schools remain open.

Visit the NPSSTS website for more details: http://en.npssts.ca/npssts/en/delays

NPSC Students Making a Difference!

NPSC Students Making a Difference!

The 28th Annual Evening of Applause was held on Wednesday, March 23. Many students from the North Bay community were recognized for their contributions to help end racial discrimination. Three NPSC students were recognized.