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Week of Prayer
Week Of Prayer 2022
01/19/2022
Please join us in an on-line prayer service being co-presided by Bishop Thomas Dowd and Anne Germond of the Anglican diocese. Together, we will pray for Christian unity. Date: Thursday January 20, 2022 Time: 7:00 p.m. Zoom link: tinyurl.com/unity2022
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Youth Vaccination Clinic January 20
01/18/2022
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) will be holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for five to 11-year-olds at Woodland Public School this Thursday, Jan. 20 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visit the Health Unit website for details.
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Return to School January 17, 2022
01/14/2022
As you may already be aware, the government of Ontario has confirmed that elementary and secondary students in Ontario will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17, 2022, with enhanced health and safety measures in place.
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Transportation Update
01/13/2022
Please click 'read more' for important information from Nipissing Parry Sound Student Transportation Services.
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Board Appoints New North Bay Trustee
01/06/2022
The Board of Trustees of the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelly Warren as Trustee for the municipality of North Bay. “We are thrilled to have Shelly Warren as a member of our Board of Trustees,” says Leo de Jourdan, Chair of the Board. “Her experience, qualifications and dedication to education will be of great value to our board as we carry on with the important work of helping all of our students reach their full potential.”
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Virtual Learning Update January 2022
01/03/2022
As you may already be aware, the Government of Ontario has confirmed that elementary and secondary schools in Ontario will be closed for in-class learning following the winter break until at least January 17, 2022. In order to ensure a smooth transition to remote learning for students and to provide time for our school staff to plan for these changes, remote learning for all students will begin Thursday January 6, 2022. NPSC staff will be working on Wednesday January 5, 2022 to prepare students for remote learning and for the distribution of technology.
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Christmas Blessings from NPSC
12/25/2021
May the Spirit of Love, Peace and Joy be ever present during this Holy season and throughout the New Year! Artwork by Emilie M., St. Alexander School, 2021.
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de Jourdan and Fitzsimmons Acclaimed Chair, Vice-Chair
12/22/2021
At its organizational meeting on Tuesday December 21, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board appointed by acclamation, Leo de Jourdan as Chair and Shawn Fitzsimmons as Vice-Chair....
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Rapid Testing Kits for Students During Christmas Holiday
12/21/2021
In an effort to promote a safer return to the classroom after the winter break, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is pleased to be able to provide take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every child who attends a publicly-funded school in Ontario. Please 'read more' for further details.
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Director of Education Announces Retirement
12/20/2021
Anna Marie Bitonti, Director of Education for the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board, has announced her intention to retire in the spring of 2022, after a 37-year career in education. She was appointed as Director of Education in 2002....
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Christmas Holiday Reminders
12/13/2021
We would like to extend our appreciation to all of our families for your continued support during the school reopening process over the past few months. As we enter the Christmas holiday break, please 'read more' for important reminders to families...
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NPSSTS Job Opportunity - Administrative Clerk
12/13/2021
The NPSSTS is currently hiring for an Administrative Clerk! Please visit npssts.ca for more details.
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Child & Youth Vaccination Clinic - November 30 @ SJSH
11/25/2021
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit will be offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for children and youth aged 5-17, who may require a first or second dose, on Tuesday, November 30 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall...
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SJSH Bears Musical Theatre Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
11/25/2021
The SJSH Bears Musical Theatre program presents a special performance of the classic Broadway hit: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’! Community members are invited to view the production from the comfort of their own home on Friday December 10 and Saturday December 11, 2021…
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UPDATE: Planning for a Safe Return to Sports & Extra-Curricular Activities
11/15/2021
The four local school boards, with the support of the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, are pleased to announce a protocol that allows spectators at school-related outdoor events, including sports games. This protocol is effective immediately....
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Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week at NPSC
11/12/2021
NPSC is proud to join schools across the province in celebrating Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week (November 15-19)...
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Board of Trustees Vacancy - North Bay
11/11/2021
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Trustees, representing the municipality of North Bay from January 25, 2022 to November 14, 2022. Please 'read more' for application details.
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Remembrance Day At NPSC
11/08/2021
Each year NPSC schools and our community support our students in remembering the men and women who have sacrificed for our country and honour those who continue to serve today. Our students and staff have planned a variety of educational activities...
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NPSC Mourns the Passing of Trustee Linda Jamieson
10/29/2021
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is profoundly saddened by the passing of Trustee Linda Jamieson, on October 28, 2021. Linda represented the municipality of North Bay....
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Treaties Recognition Week
10/28/2021
November 1-5 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. Schools across NPSC are celebrating in some very special ways....
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Pre-Kindergarten Experiences Survey 2021
10/28/2021
Do you have a child who started school for the first time in September 2021? We want to hear from you regarding your child's pre-kindergarten experiences. Follow the link below to access the survey, which is open until November 12...
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Ontario Dress Purple Day
Ontario Dress Purple Day - October 27
10/26/2021
Every October Children’s Aid Societies across the province raise awareness about the right of children and youth to safety and well-being in all spaces, and the responsibility of adults and community services to help children, youth, and families who need support. Join us on October 27 as we raise awareness about this important initiative by wearing purple.
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Media Literacy Week
10/25/2021
It's Media Literacy Week, an annual event promoting digital and media literacy across Canada! Visit https://mediasmarts.ca/media-literacy-week for more details, including: resources, events, becoming a collaborator, and planning digital and media literacy activities for your classroom!
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Child Worker/Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
Child Care Worker/Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
10/21/2021
October 21 is Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day! Please join us as we take a moment to recognize the education, skills, commitment, and dedication of Early Childhood Educators and all child care staff in our schools. Thank you for all of the work that you do!
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School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
10/20/2021
October 20 is School Bus Driver Appreciation Day! Thank you to all bus drivers who take our students safely to and from school each and every day! #SchoolBusSafety
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Local Government Week - October 18-22, 2021
10/18/2021
October 18-22 has been designated by the province as Local Government Week, and was established to increase youth and public awareness about the role local government plays in our communities. This week is an opportunity for the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board to promote and celebrate the distinct and crucial service provided by locally elected Catholic School Trustees/Boards....
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Thanksgiving Holiday Reminders
10/07/2021
As we enter the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, it is important to continue exercising caution and to remember that we can all do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19 by reviewing and following the newly released guidance from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health....
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World Teacher's Day
World Teacher's Day
10/05/2021
October 5 is World Teachers' Day! Join us as we celebrate all of our wonderful education staff. Thank you for continuing to go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of our students!
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National Catholic Health Care Week 2021
10/01/2021
The third annual National Catholic Health Care Week will be held Sunday, October 3 to Saturday, October 9, 2021. Please "read more" for more information, including daily prayers.
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National Principal's Month!
National Principal's Month!
10/01/2021
October is National Principals Month. Join us as we recognize the hard work and dedication our principals demonstrate for our schools each day. Thank you for continuing to show such great leadership in our schools and in our community!
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National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
10/01/2021
October 2 is National Custodial Workers Recognition Day. Please join us in extending a big thank you to our team at NPSC, for all of their hard work!
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Cyber Security Awareness
10/01/2021
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. The Educational Computing Network of Ontario (ECNO) is providing a series of resources to promote awareness in Cyber Security, Online Safety and Online Privacy....
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National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
09/27/2021
September 30 marks Orange Shirt Day and the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. On this day, NPSC students and staff will wear orange to raise awareness of the legacy of residential schools.....
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Saturday, September 25 is Franco-Ontarian Day!
09/24/2021
Saturday, September 25, is Franco-Ontarian Day! So, today our schools are celebrating the French language and culture that we are so proud to have alive and well within our schools! Nous sommes vraiment fiers de nos élèves qui continuent leurs études en francais et anglais. Bravo!
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Federal Election Polling Stations at Designated NPSC Schools
09/09/2021
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board has worked closely with Elections Canada to identify schools to be used as polling stations for the upcoming federal election on September 20, 2021...
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NPSC School Reopening Plan
08/30/2021
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is pleased to share the NPSC School Re-Opening Plan 2021-2022: A Guide for the Safe Return to our Catholic Schools During COVID-19. Please click "read more" to read the document in full.
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Registration Information
08/26/2021
Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board schools are NOW OPEN for registration. To register your child for school, please contact your nearest Catholic school.....
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Updated Ministry of Education Plan for Reopening of Schools September 2021
08/13/2021
On August 3, the The Ministry of Education announced the reopening plan for schools this September. Please click 'read more' to read the most recent version (V2) of the plan, issued August 13, 2021.
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2021-2022 School Year Calendar
05/01/2021
The 2021-2022 school year will begin on Tuesday September 7 and will end on Wednesday, June 29. This recommendation has been approved by the Ministry of Education. Please 'read more' to view the approved school year calendar.
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