Education

Vive le vent et l’esprit de Noël!

Le jeudi 13 décembre dernier, des élèves de la classe de 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de Mme Isabella Impératori et Mme Suzanne Trudel, ont fait du porte-à-porte pour chanter de belles chansons de Noël! Cet événement est toujours très attendu dans la communauté Wawa! Cette guignolée est parmi de nombreux prélèvements de fonds que font ...

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Time for Christmas Carols!

On the evening of Thursday, December 13, grade 7 and 8 students of École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) accompanied by Ms. Isabella and Ms Suzanne went from door to door in the community singing Christmas carols. This is always a highly anticipated event in Wawa. This activity was aimed at raising funds for the students’ end of year trip to Toronto as ...

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Une expérience nord-ontarienne pour un élève de l’Allemagne

  L’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a accueilli, encore cette année, un élève du programme d’échange Rotary. Eric Schulz de l’Allemagne est à l’école Saint-Joseph depuis septembre et y sera jusqu’en juin 2019 afin de faire une pleine année scolaire. Ainsi, il a tout récemment eu l’occasion de participer à une activité typique du nord de l’Ontario : la raquette. Il était ...

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Rotary Exchange Student from Germany experiencing northern-Ontario

  École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed again this year an exchange student through the Rotary Exchange Program. Eric Schulz from Germany has been at École Saint-Joseph since September and will be staying until June to complete his academic year. In order to ensure Eric gets a true northern-Ontario experience, students and staff took him out snowshoeing, a sport he was ...

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New Chair and Vice-Chair for HSCDSB

  The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) has new leadership when it comes to its Board of Trustees.  At the monthly meeting Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Catholic Education Centre in Sault Ste. Marie Lindsay Liske moved into the Chair position and Sandra Turco the Vice-Chair role.  Liske becomes Chair for the second time in his career as ...

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Un débat animé sur les jeux vidéo

Pendant leur cours de citoyenneté, les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont eu l’occasion de prendre part à un débat. Avec l’appui de leur enseignante, Mme Annette Lytwenko, les élèves ont fait de la recherche afin d’identifier les effets des jeux vidéo sur les adolescents. Ils ont analysé les aspects culturels, comportementaux, sociaux et académiques pour ensuite en discuter ...

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Debating video games

During their Citizenship course, students at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) got to take part in a debate. With the help of their teacher, Ms. Annette Lytwenko, students conducted research in order to identify the effects of video games on teenagers. They analyzed the cultural, behavioural, social and academic impact of video games and then discussed these while approaching the topic ...

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École Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) Champions de volleyball

  Le 27 novembre, « Les Loups » de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé au tournoi local annuel de volleyball. L’équipe de filles et l’équipe de garçons ont remporté une première place. Au retour à l’école, les jeunes athlètes furent accueillis par des applaudissements de la part de tous les élèves de l’école.   Les athlètes ont bien démontré ce qu’il faut ...

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École Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) Volleyball champions

  On November 27th, École Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) girls’ team and boys’ team both claimed first place at the annual, local, volleyball tournament. When they returned to school, they were greeted by cheers and applause from all the students at the school. These athletes successfully demonstrated what it takes to win first place: teamwork, dedication, encouragement from peers and, most importantly, ...

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Algoma District School Board welcomes four new Trustees

At the December 4th Inaugural Meeting, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) introduced and welcomed four new Trustees for the December 1, 2018, to November 30, 2022 term.   Greg Bowman is the new ADSB Trustee representing Ward 3. Greg is a Senior Electrical Planner working at Central Trades at Algoma Steel. For over 15 years, he has been a committed member of ...

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Rocking their mocs à École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

  Several students at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) didn’t just wear their moccasins on November 15 for “Rock Your Mocs” day, they learned how to make them! Students also started reading the book “Indian Horse” by Richard Wagamese in an effort to better understand the realities of residential schools and their impact on indigenous people.  “Rock Your Mocs” is a ...

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Les équipes de l’école Saint-Joseph se démarquent aux compétitions régionales des courses de bateaux de carton

  Les équipes de l’école élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait belle figure lors de la compétition régionale de courses de bateaux en carton à Marathon le 5 novembre dernier. L’équipe composée de Marguerite Bouffard, Sébastien Chevrier, Devin Forbes et Quinn Laing a remporté la médaille d’or. Cette formation s’est distinguée en raison de sa capacité de construire un bateau en ...

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École Saint-Joseph teams standout at regional Cardboard Boat Races

  Both École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) teams stood tall at the Regional Cardboard Boat Race competition in Marathon on November 5th. One of the teams, made up Marguerite Bouffard, Sébastien Chevrier, Devin Forbes, and Quinn Laing, placed first based on their ability to build a quick and sturdy cardboard boat. Their vessel navigated 25 metres in 28.5 seconds and carried a ...

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What’s Happening at Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre

Long-time residents may not know that Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre, formally known as the North Algoma Literacy Centre, has been in operation for over 29 years. Funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities, we also partner with the Regional Employment Help Centre, and Algoma District School Board. We work with our community to promote and provide life-long learning ...

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L’Halloween à l’école Saint-Joseph!

    Les élèves et le personnel de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont bien profité de l’Halloween cette année! Ce fut une journée remplie d’activités amusantes: une parade, une vente de pâtisseries, un concours de citrouilles et un concours de costumes!  

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