Education

Confederation College Closes Wawa Campus – August 2021

At Confederation College, we regularly evaluate each of our campus operations and after careful consideration, we have made the very difficult decision to close the Wawa Campus this August. The population in the catchment area for our Wawa Campus is small and with low enrolment across the past several years, it is not sustainable for us to maintain the physical ...

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Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open

Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in Thunder Bay as well as 12 different communities across Northern Ontario and online. For over 30 years, Science North has offered innovative and stimulating summer camps that introduce children to the worlds of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Science North’s highly trained staff have all of the tools to inspire ...

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Les élèves de Saint-Joseph se mobilisent pour protéger les tortues !

  Grâce à l’incitation de leur enseignante Mme Kelsey Boisvenue, les élèves de la 5e année à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont vu une activité normale de lecture devenir un superbe projet communautaire! Le livre La tortue musquée, une espèce en danger a définitivement capté l’attention des jeunes lecteurs. Les élèves se sont informés des causes ayant mené à la disparation ...

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École Saint-Joseph students mobilize to protect turtles!

  Thanks to the encouragement of their teacher Ms. Kelsey Boisvenue, grade 5 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) saw a normal reading activity become an impressive community project! The book La tortue musquée, une espèce en danger (The Eastern Musk Turtle, an Endangered Species) definitely captured the attention of young readers. The students learned about the causes that led to ...

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Using Boomwhackers to promote music learning with COVID precautions

  The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes to the methods used in teaching over the past year. For music teachers, the challenges have been numerous but not insurmountable. At. St. Mary’s College, music teacher Kait Tappenden tried an approach that gained popularity because of pandemic restrictions. In the fall, Ms. Tappenden decided to purchase a few sets of ...

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Going outdoor to devour their favourite books

Grade 3 students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) and their teacher, Ms. Charlotte Konan, recently took advantage of the beautiful sun and mild weather to bring their favourite book outdoors. Well dressed, they were able to read while benefiting from the great outdoors. It was a special moment!

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Dévorer des livres en plein air!

Les élèves de la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) et leur enseignante, Mme Charlotte Konan, ont tout récemment profité du beau soleil et d’une température clémente pour aller faire la lecture à l’extérieur. Ils ont pu ainsi dévorer leur livre préféré et remplir leurs poumons d’air frais. Il s’agissait d’un moment privilégié!

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A humorous evening on the role of parents in 2021

With the intention to support families during this pandemic, the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon Parents’ Participation Committee will offer families a comedy talk as well as techno-educational workshops. In light of the important contributions of parents to the learning and well-being of students, these activities aim to strengthen their engagement and encourage their participation in the education of their children. ...

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À Saint-Joseph, c’est tout un carnaval d’hiver

C’est avec enthousiasme que Les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé du 15 au 17 mars à une semaine de carnaval d’hiver.   Un carrousel d’activités qui comprenait la fabrication de bracelets, une salle d’évasion, un cours de yoga, une partie de hockey ainsi qu’une joute de Euchre avait été organisé. On a aussi intégré à cette semaine ...

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A week of winter carnival fun at ÉS Saint-Joseph

It is with much enthusiasm that students of École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) participated from March 15 to 17 in the school’s week of winter carnival activities.   A variety of activities that included bracelet making, an escape room, a yoga class, a hockey game and a game of Euchre had been organized. Saint-Patrick’s Day has also been included in this ...

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Positive leaders at ES Saint-Joseph!

  As part of the Leadership – Recreational Activities course, École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students, guided by their teacher Ms. Annette Lytwenko, studied various styles of leadership and how to integrate them into a recreational activity.   The group of Alexis Chapman, Emma-Jo Beach and Delaney Schumacher planned and implemented an obstacle course in the school. During their personal time, ...

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Des leaders positifs à l’ÉS Saint-Joseph!

  Dans le cadre du cours de Leadership – activités récréatives, les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), guidée par leur enseignante Mme Annette Lytwenko, ont étudié les divers styles de leadership et comment les intégrer lors d’une activité récréative.   Le groupe d’Alexis Chapman, Emma-Jo Beach et Delaney Schumacher ont assuré la planification et la mise en oeuvre d’une ...

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St. Joseph French Immersion – Closed March 18-19

Due to a recurring plumbing issue the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board will be closing St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic Elementary School in Wawa tomorrow (Thursday, March 18) and Friday, March 19th. The issue is a recurrence of the main sewer pipe leading from the facility being plugged with ice. This facility is shared with Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvelon, ...

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École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) closed until Friday, March 19, 2021

The health and safety of students and employees remain CSC Nouvelon’s top priority. Due to frozen pipes in various parts of École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) affecting various parts of the school once again, École Saint-Joseph will be closed for all students from Kindergarten to grade 12 on Thursday, March 18. Students will not be attending school on Friday, March 19, as ...

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New Personal Support Worker Accelerated Program Adds Important Pathway for a Critical Career

Thanks to funding from the Province of Ontario, Confederation College is expanding its Personal Support Worker (PSW) program offerings this spring and summer. The new PSW Accelerated program will enable learners to complete the program in just six months with no tuition fee, alongside funding support for expenses such as textbooks, and a paid work placement. “This new Personal Support ...

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