Education

Minister of Education Statement on ETFO Job Action

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s (ETFO) notification of job action: “It is disappointing that ETFO has decided to escalate to a partial withdrawal of services, which hurts our kids, despite a limited number of outstanding items at the table. The Government and the Council of Trustees’ Association (CTA) ...

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École Saint-Joseph students build friendships with new friends in France

Nov 14, 2019 @ 08:01   Kindergarten students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) and their teacher, Ms. Monique Gendron, and their early childhood educator, Ms. Marie-France Gagnon, are discovering the wonders of France through their friends from Roubaix. Students exchange photos and videos to learn about different customs and cultures. These exchanges also promote the sharing of the pride of the ...

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Les élèves de Saint-Joseph se font de nouveaux amis en France

Nov 14, 2019 @ 08:01   Les élèves du jardin à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ainsi que leur enseignante, Mme Monique Gendron, et leur éducatrice de la petite enfance, Mme Marie-France Gagnon, découvrent les merveilles de la France grâce à leurs amis du Roubaix. Les élèves échangent des photos et des vidéos leur permettant d’apprendre sur les différentes coutumes et cultures. ...

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SJFI – Touring Wilderness Helicopters

On Thursday, November 7th, 2019, the St. Joseph French Immersion Grade 1/2/3 class went on an incredible adventure  to Wilderness Helicopters at the Wawa airport. The class was introduced to pilots; Danny Mercer and Blair Mills, who taught the class about the roles and responsibilities of a pilot in Wawa. They shared stories about flying with the Ontario Ministry of Natural ...

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Students from École catholique Georges Vanier and École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) claim medals at regional Cardboard Boat Race competitions

Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon elementary and secondary schools stood tall at the Regional Cardboard Boat Race competitions which took place in Marathon (October 30) and Sault Ste. Marie (November 5 and 7) with teams from École catholique Georges Vanier (Elliot Lake) and École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) taking home medals. Some 50 Northern Ontario teams from various communities took part in the ...

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SJD Newsflash – For the Love of Science

Students at SJD are never surprised when the Principal,  Dr. Poldmaa, visits their classroom. He is always eager to share what he knows  – especially if it involves Science. On a recent visit to the Grade 1/2 classroom, Dr. Poldmaa found out that the students were learning about Energy in their lives. The students talked about the sun, the wind, ...

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Grade 7/8 Girls at SJD make a SPASH at STEM Challenge!

  A group of Grade 7-8 girls from SJD were down in Sault Ste. Marie on Tuesday, November 5th to represent Sir James Dunn at the Ontario Skills STEM Cardboard Boat Challenge. The teams had to submit a blueprint for their boat design and then they were giving cardboard and duct tape and two hours to construct their boat. The ...

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Wawa Students participate in OFSAA XC

  On November 2nd, 2019, seven Wawa students participated in OFSAA cross-country provincial championship.  OFSAA is one the biggest X-country meets in the world with over 1500 runners competing in the event.  This year the race took place in Sudbury under some grueling conditions. The Wawa X-country Running Team is a mix of student athletes from both Michipicoten High School ...

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Les élèves de Saint-Joseph appuient la banque alimentaire

  Sous le slogan «Ensemble, nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM», les élèves de la 9e à la 12a année à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait preuve de générosité. Grâce à la motivation et aux encouragements de leur enseignante, Mme Stephanie McGregor, les élèves ont amassé des denrées non périssables ainsi que des dons monétaires pour la Wawa Community Food ...

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Saint-Joseph students support Wawa Community Food Bank

  Under the motto “Together, we can eliminate HUNGER” (Ensemble, nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM), students in grades 9 to 12 at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) showed generosity. Motivated and encouraged by their teacher, Ms. Stephanie McGregor, the students raised non-perishable food items and cash donations for the Wawa Community Food Bank. Every food item or donation allowed students to ...

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École Saint-Joseph students motivated to eliminate hunger

  Kindergarten to grade 8 students at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph were very motivated to participate in the fifth edition of Northern Lights Ford’s “We Can Eradicate Hunger” initiative. The students rose to the challenge with flying colors. In fact, during the month of October, students collected no less than 803 non-perishable food items! Some students were motivated by the participation ...

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Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph motivés à éliminer la faim

  C’est avec entrain que les élèves de la maternelle à la 8e année de l’école élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé à la 5e édition de l’initiative « Nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM » de Northern Lights Ford. Les élèves ont relevé le défi avec brio. En effet, pendant le mois d’octobre les élèves ont amassé pas moins de 803 denrées non ...

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Des frissons pour promouvoir la lecture

  La fête de Halloween soulève la passion des élèves et du personnel de l’école Saint-Joseph à Wawa. Sous les directives de M. Kirk Whitlock, enseignant en arts à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), les élèves de 4e et 5e année ont fabriqué des signets sur le thème de l’Halloween. Il va sans dire que leurs signets de Frankenstein vont les aider ...

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