Education

Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Baby Chicks at SJD

May 23, 2018 @ 11:21   It sure is hard to wait and watch four little eggs for 21 days when you are 5 and 6 years old, but in the end, the wait is worth it. The Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn had an opportunity to have 3 baby chicks come to visit their classroom in February.  It ...

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Catholic Education Week – A Celebration

May 15, 2018 @ 08:14   Students and staff of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) celebrated Catholic Education Week with a variety of events over the past five days. One of the defining events of the week was the annual Walk for Justice. The focus for the 9th edition of the walk was water. Students in all schools ...

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Dramatic Play at SJD

May 10, 2018 @ 09:51   A few months ago Mrs. Bernath’s Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn created a list of some of the possible dramatic play center themes that they would enjoy.  Once the list was completed they quickly got to work creating a Post Office.  In order to understand the roles of Post Office staff they toured ...

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Walk 4 Justice

May 10, 2018 @ 08:51   Students at St. Joseph French Immersion School in Wawa walked on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 in support of clean drinking water for all during the Walk for Justice as part of a Catholic Education Week initiative. The Walk for Justice began as a way for students to explore the two feet of social justice and ...

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Happenings at St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School – May 9

May 9, 2018 @ 08:25   Students from JK to Grade 8 at St. Joseph School in Wawa enjoyed planetarium presentations from Science North. During the presentations, students entered into a large inflatable dome where they had the opportunity to experience an interactive show that mixed the elements of traditional storytelling and digital technology.   Students in Kindergarten and Grade ...

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HSCDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) hosts ‘Making Healthy Choices’

May 7, 2018 @ 08:58   The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) of the Huron-Superior Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) hosted a presentation, focusing on the emotional development of children on Monday, April 30. Dr. Jean Clinton, a clinical professor at McMaster University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, was the guest speaker at a workshop for parents ...

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Getting some hands on experience

Apr 19, 2018 @ 09:40   Students in Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph’s transportation technology and fabrication technology courses, along with their teacher, Mr. James Stewart, took part in Collège Boréal’s Challenge optimal des métiers, innovations et technologies (COMIT). During this challenge, held on March 6, students were able to apply their theoretical and practical knowledge in automotive mechanics and welding. ...

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Acquérir de l’expérience pratique

Apr 19, 2018 @ 09:39   Les élèves du cours de technologie des transports et de technologie de la fabrication de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de leur enseignant M. James Stewart, ont participé au Challenge Optimal des Métiers, Innovations et Technologies (COMIT) organisé par le Collège Boréal. Pendant la journée du 6 mars, les élèves ont eu l’occasion de ...

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De jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa pour le Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest Demain

Apr 18, 2018 @ 17:54 Le jeudi 19 avril, quelque 120 jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa afin de participer au cinquième Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest. Présentée par l’école Saint-Joseph de Wawa, cette compétition réunira des élèves francophones provenant des écoles catholiques et publiques suivantes : Saint-Joseph (Wawa), St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault-Ste-Marie), Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne), Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), l’Escalade ...

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Young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament Tomorrow

Apr 18, 2018 @ 17:52 Some 120 young chess masters will meet in Wawa on Thursday, April 19, for the fifth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following Northwestern Ontario French language Catholic and Public schools: École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), École Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault Ste. Marie), École Saint Nom de Jésus ...

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Science workshop

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:03   On Monday April 9th, grade 7 and 8 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had the opportunity to participate in a science activity put on by Science North through a video conference call! Students discussed different types of simple machines and then created their own Archimedes Screw, a type of simple machine that reduces the ...

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Atelier de science

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:03   Le lundi 9 avril, les élèves de 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont eu la chance de participer à un atelier de science offert par Science Nord via une vidéoconférence ! Les élèves ont discuté des différents types de machines simples et ont ensuite créé leur propre Vis d’Archimede, un type ...

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Artistes à l’œuvre

Apr 11, 2018 @ 08:44   Le cours d’arts visuels a permis à plusieurs élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) de développer leurs talents artistiques! Sous les directives de Mme Annette Lytwentko, enseignante en arts visuels, les élèves ont manipulé les couleurs afin de produire de l’art abstrait. Le mélange des couleurs s’est fait sans pinceau et seulement par la ...

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Artists in the making

Apr 11, 2018 @ 08:37   The visual arts course at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) has allowed students to really develop their artistic talents. With the help of art teacher Ms. Annette Lytwentko, students manipulated colours in order to produce abstract art. Students had to mix the colours and create their masterpiece without using a paint brush. The results were ...

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