Education

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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Halloween at École Saint-Joseph

    Halloween was quite the hit this year at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Students and staff took part in a variety of fun activities throughout the day which included a parade, a bake sale, a pumpkin carving contest and a costume contest.  

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St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School’s very busy September!

We are very happy to welcome teachers Carla Mooney and Adam Carricato back to our school and extend a warm welcome to Steven Rothwell, the newest member of our teaching staff.  Our new kindergarten students are also settling in and cruising the halls with confidence and smiles.   To begin the year, Father Michael led us in prayer with a ...

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Meet Our SJD Team

    Sir James Dunn Public School is off to a great start.  On Thursday, September 27th parents and students were invited to a Welcome Back BBQ filled with food, games and professional face painting.  This was a night for everyone to get to know each other and tour their child’s classroom to observe all that they have accomplished in the ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph students go on to do great things

In celebration of our board’s 20th anniversary, we are profiling 20 outstanding graduates from our high schools all throughout the month of October. Below are the profiles of two graduates from École secondaire Saint-Joseph in Wawa.   Jean-François Meloche, École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), 2008 Jean-François Meloche was a pioneer student at École secondaire Saint-Joseph, one of the school’s first graduates. After completing ...

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NDP statement on Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement for Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day:   “On behalf of Ontario’s Official Opposition and New Democrats across Ontario, I want to extend my sincere gratitude to the thousands of child care workers and early childhood educators who have devoted their careers to enriching the lives of the ...

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Parade D’Épouvantails

  Le 22 septembre dernier, l’École élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a participé à la parade des épouvantails organisée par Mme Carole Beaulieu-Pitre de la ferme Flying Geese. Pendant plusieurs cours d’art, les élèves de la 5e et 6eannée, dirigés par leur enseignante Mme Josée D. Gauthier, ont fabriqué des épouvantails à partir de matériaux recyclés. La créativité était à l’honneur! « Les ...

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Scarecrow Parade

  On September 22, students from École élémentaire Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) grade 5 and 6 class took part in the scarecrow parade organized by Ms. Carole Beaulieu-Pitre at Flying Geese Farm. Students, with the help of their art teacher Ms. Josée D. Gauthier, made scarecrows using recycled materials and a lot of creativity. “The scarecrows were all so unique and really ...

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The Retired Teachers of Wawa and Area Say ‘Thank You’ to Linda Ilola

  On Tuesday, September 4th at 9 a.m. the retired teachers of Wawa and Area gathered at the North of 17 to enjoy a breakfast together. This event has been taking place for the last fourteen years since Linda Ilola retired in June of 2004 and decided to organize this annual event. Every August since then Linda has been busy making ...

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Gagnants – ‘‘Créez un logo’’  et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’

  Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Lance-toi en affaires ont à nouveau présenté deux programmes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’  et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’. Ces programmes sont conçus pour les élèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un logo invite les élèves de la 3e ...

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Winners – Create a Logo & Market Your Thoughts

  Earlier this spring, the Superior East CFDC in partnership with the Head Start in Business Initiative delivered two youth entrepreneurship programs called “Create a Logo” and “Market Your Thoughts”.  The programs are designed for students in grades 3 to 8 to help promote entrepreneurship.  The Create a Logo program asks students in grades 3 to 6 to design a ...

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