Education

Algoma District School Board Declares 19 High School Teachers Redundant

Yesterday, 19 high school teachers were declared redundant by the Algoma District School Board. These potential layoffs have come about as a direct result of the Ford government’s proposed increase in average class size ratios from 22:1 to 28:1. “We have not seen this many redundant teachers in years at the Algoma District School Board,” said Malini Leahy, Teacher Bargaining ...

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Let’s talk mental health

  On Tuesday, April 9th, students in the grade 11 English class at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) shared their knowledge of various mental health issues with fellow students and staff. With the help of teacher, Ms. Janie-Céleste Bédard, students developed communication tools to help them with their presentation. These presentations led to great discussions and exchanges between students.

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Parlons de santé mentale

  Afin de souligner la semaine de la santé mentale, les élèves du cours de English, 11e année, à l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont partagé leurs connaissances sur le sujet de la santé mentale avec les élèves et les membres du personnel. Avec l’appui de leur enseignante, Mme Janie-Céleste Bédard, les élèves ont élaboré des outils de communication afin d’améliorer ...

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Une belle Semaine de l’éducation catholique à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont profité d’une semaine d’éducation catholique remplie d’activités telles que des déjeuners aux crêpes en famille, des concours de mathématiques et de robotiques, un tournoi de mini-bâtons de hockey, une présentation sur l’énergie renouvelable, des activités de peinture, un spectacle élèves, des cours d’arts martiaux, une foire de science, et bien d’autres. La semaine ...

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A wonderful Catholic Education Week at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Catholic Education Week at école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) was filled with fun and enriching activities. Students got to enjoy pancake lunches with their families from Monday to Thursday. They also go to take part in mathematics and robotics contests, a mini-sticks tournament, a presentation by renewable energy, painting activities, a student-led recital, martial arts courses and a science fair, to name ...

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Solving their way out

Students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) put their skills to the test in an attempt to solve a series of enigmas in order to get out of the “escape room” in under 60 minutes. Of the sevent teams of students, only three succeeded in escaping. Students really enjoyed this activity which promotes teamwork while also encouraging individual reflection.

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Walk for Justice

  Students from St. Joseph’s French Immersion School held their annual “Walk for Justice” on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The students walked from the school, uptown and back again, chanting ‘Walk for Justice’. This year the main theme for Catholic Education Week is ‘Living as Joyful Disciples’. “This is a special week for all of our school communities. It provides ...

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Catholic Education Week 2019 – “Living as Joyful Disciples

  Students and staff of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) are preparing for Catholic Education Week 2019 which takes place next week from Sunday, May 5 to Friday, May 10. This year the main theme for Catholic Education Week is ‘Living as Joyful Disciples’. “This is a special week for all of our school communities. It provides an ...

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Ensemencement du Lac « Blackington » par des élèves de l’ÉS Saint-Joseph

  Pour une sixième année consécutive, les élèves des cours d’éducation physique 9e et 10e années de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph, Wawa, ont ensemencé un lac. En collaboration avec le ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts, le groupe a ensemencé 1 700 petites truites moulacs dans le lac Blackington le 5 mars dernier. Les élèves, accompagnés de Mme Carole Bouffard, M. ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph students stocking Blackington Lake

  For the sixth year in a row, Grade 9 and 10 students from École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa)’s physical education classes, have stocked a local lake. In collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the group placed 1,700 small trout in Blackington Lake on March 5. The students, accompanied by Mrs. Carole Bouffard, Mr. Michel Lemoyne, Mr. Mark ...

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Soirée peinture à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

  L’École Saint-Joseph, Wawa, a tenu, à la fin mars, quatre soirées peintures pour les élèves de la maternelle à la 8e année et leurs parents. Plus de 200 participants ont profité de ces séances menées par Mme Carole Bouffard. Les artistes ont tous quitté l’activité avec de beaux œuvres d’art!

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Paint night at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

  École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) held for Paint Nights at the end of march for kindergarten to grade 8 students and their parents. More than 200 people took part in these wonderful sessions offered by Ms. Carole Bouffard. Each participant, turned artist, left with a beautiful work of art for their home!

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École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) annual chess tournament bigger than ever!

  École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed 156 young chess masters on Thursday, April 11, for their sixth annual Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. Grade 3 to 12 students from eight French-language Catholic and Public schools gathered in Wawa for the competition. It was a great day for all the participants who successfully applied the often complex tactics and strategies of the game. 3rd ...

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MHS Walkout – #Studentssayno

  On Thursday, April 4th, students from Michipicoten High School joined students throughout Ontario in an afternoon walkout to protest the Ontario Government’s changes to the education system. Some of the changes include: increasing class sizes for students in Grades 4 to 12, mandatory online courses for high school students, a ban on cellphones in class except for instructional purposes. ...

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On IMPROvise” Tournament at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Over 35 Grade 7 to 12 students from three CSCNO schools competed in the “On IMPROvise” (We IMPROvise) tournament at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) on April 2. Teams from école secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) and École Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault Ste. Marie) joined up with the teams from the host school to take part in workshop presented by Stef Paquette who also ...

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