Education

‘Tell us your stance’ and win some cash!

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) has launched its first local challenge for students in the Algoma region. The “Remote Learning: Tell Us Your Stance” essay competition is a part of SSMIC’s “Up for the Challenge” project that encourages Algoma residents and businesses to think and compete for innovative solutions to challenges on a local, regional, national, and global ...

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April Fool’s Day tradition remain alive at École Saint-Joseph

  For the past eight years, Ms. Lucille Vachon-Case, Principal at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), has loved playing tricks on students and staff to mark April Fool’s Day. Earlier on April 1, 2021, grade 6 students were particularly pampered by this tradition by receiving Ketchup and Mustard garnished Timbits, Pickled Jello and Oreo Cookies made with play dough. This year, Mrs. ...

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La tradition du Poisson d’avril en santé à l’école Saint-Joseph!

  Depuis déjà huit ans, Mme Lucille Vachon-Case, direction à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), adore jouer des tours aux élèves et aux membres du personnel pour souligner la journée du Poisson d’avril. C’est ainsi que le 1er avril 2021, les élèves de 6e année ont été particulièrement choyé par cette tradition en recevant des Timbits au ketchup et moutarde, du Jello ...

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ADSB Technology in Schools increases to 1:1 Devices for Grade 6-10 Students

At Tuesday night’s Algoma District School Board (ADSB) meeting, staff updated the Board of Trustees on the rollout of 1:1 devices for Grade 6 to Grade 10 students in all ADSB schools across the district. The vision of the Algoma District School Board is to engage learners in innovative experiences that build confident learners, caring citizens. One of the Board’s ...

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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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