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New and Improved Schools Opening Across Ontario this Fall

New and Improved Schools Opening Across Ontario this Fall

54 Major Renovations, Additions and New Schools Will Support Student Learning Students across Ontario will be returning to class in new and improved learning spaces, with more than 50 new and renovated schools opening in communities across the province this fall. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of [Read more]

Lakehead University appoints first Chair on Truth and Reconciliation

Lakehead University appoints first Chair on Truth and Reconciliation

THUNDER BAY, ON – Lakehead University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Brian Stevenson, has appointed Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux as the University’s Chair on Truth and Reconciliation. This historic appointment takes effect immediately. Since July 2013, Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux has [Read more]

MPS and OLOL Students Participate in Annual Curling Bonspiel

MPS and OLOL Students Participate in Annual Curling Bonspiel

MANTIOUWADGE, ON – This week, Manitouwadge Public School (MPS) Grade 7 and 8 students paired up with  students from Our Lady of Lourdes School (OLOL) and reluctantly left their textbooks behind to spend the day enjoying their Annual Curling Bonspiel.   The young curlers have been preparing [Read more]

Tourism Travel & Eco-Adventure Students Get Hands-On Experience with Wasaya

Tourism Travel & Eco-Adventure Students Get Hands-On Experience with Wasaya

THUNDER BAY, ON – Students in the Tourism – Travel and Eco-Adventure program at Confederation College received hands-on experience today, thanks to a new collaboration with Wasaya. Following a detailed tour of the various sections of the aircraft, the fourteen Flight Attendant students who are [Read more]

Being A Buddy, Not A Bully at MPS

Being A Buddy, Not A Bully at MPS

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Manitouwadge Public School students recently enjoyed a very special day at school, taking  part in Anti-Bullying activities. Throughout the day, there were numerous activities which promoted being ‘a buddy – not a bully’ .  The senior students  facilitated [Read more]

Science North Brings Excitement to Elementary Education in Manitouwadge

Science North Brings Excitement to Elementary Education in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Recently Manitouwadge Public School students and staff enjoyed a visit from Science North out of Sudbury.   Learning about Science from a textbook is great but actually seeing the wonders of Science in motion gives a whole new understanding to that part of our world.  [Read more]

Georges Vanier Students Discover First Nations Culture

Georges Vanier Students Discover First Nations Culture

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – As part of the social studies program, Grade 3 and 4 students at Elliot Lake’s École catholique Georges Vanier studied First Nations culture. Among items studied was the strong belief of First Nations in stories and legends told by the shaman. In his dreams, spirits were [Read more]

Celebrating Aboriginal Culture in Wawa

Celebrating Aboriginal Culture in Wawa

WAWA, ON – The Conseil Scolaire Catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) took great pride in participating in the organization of the June 11th Pow Wow held at the Wawa Community Centre. Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph played a key role in the event as 12 secondary school students joined the [Read more]

Canadian Students Win Top 2 Prizes At International Secondary School Science Fair

Canadian Students Win Top 2 Prizes At International Secondary School Science Fair

From the Editor:Thanks to one of ONN’s readers, scroll down to the comments below the article to learn about the Northwestern Ontario connection to this story! From: Society for Science and the Public The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for [Read more]

OSSTF Recognizes Educational Support Staff Workers

OSSTF Recognizes Educational Support Staff Workers

RED ROCK, ON – On May 6, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation in District 6B – Superior North joins with others across Ontario to celebrate the contribution of educational support staff workers to the education of Superior North students as part of Education Week, said Bernard [Read more]

HSCDSB Schools Claim Three First Lego League Awards

HSCDSB Schools Claim Three First Lego League Awards

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON –  Holy Family Catholic School picked up two awards and Holy Cross Catholic School one in the First LEGO League (FLL) Robotics competition held last Saturday at Sault College.   The team from Holy Family was awarded the “Best Robot Design” and [Read more]

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