Education

Saint-Joseph students showcase artistic talent

  The artists in the grade 10 Media Arts class at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had the great honour of hosting their first holographic art exhibition. Two projects, directed by their teacher Mme Valérie Lévesque, were showcased: the Siamese combination while the second project featured life held by a string of wool. Students took pride in sharing the originality of ...

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Biologie et bricolage pour mieux comprendre la génétique !

    CPouvons-nous intégrer le bricolage à la biologie? Oui, le jumelage des deux peut faciliter la compréhension de la génétique! Pendant le cours de biologie, les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) tiennent le rôle de chercheur et chercheuse en génétique et doivent alors découper, assembler et analyser les chromosomes de leur “patient”! Par la suite, Mme Lynne Burnham, ...

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Better understanding genetics through biology and crafts!

    Can we integrate crafts in the study of biology? Yes, mixing both can lead to a better understand genetics! During the biology class, students at École Saint-Joseph in Wawa take on the role of genetics researcher and then cut, assemble and analyze the chromosomes of their “patient”! Thereafter, the teachers Ms. Lynne Burnham, specialist for the subject, evaluates ...

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OSSTF/FEESO to conduct strike vote

After months of delays and inaction by the Ontario government, and no indication that meaningful discussion will take place, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) feels it now has no choice but to begin the process of conducting strike votes among its members across the province in the coming weeks. “The government claims that it wants to resolve these ...

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À la découverte des formes géométriques!

Les élèves de la 5e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont étudié les formes géométriques. Sous les directives de M. Kirk Whitlock, enseignant en arts, les élèves ont sculpté des formes variées avec de la pâte à modeler. Leur premier projet était un automobile et le deuxième sera un animal sauvage! C’est motivant d’apprendre tout en s’amusant et en créant! ...

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Discovering geometric shapes!

Grade 5 students at École Saint-Joseph in Wawa recently studied geometric shapes. Under the direction of arts teacher Mr. Kirk Whitlock, the students sculpted various shapes with modeling clay. Their first project was an automobile and the second will be a wild animal! It’s motivating to learn while having fun and creating! Cars for all tastes! Our little friends reveal ...

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Ted Nolan Foundation Establishes The Rose Nolan Scholarship at Algoma University

  Last night, close to 250 delegates from across Canada attended a gala dinner at the Machine Shop which was organized as part of the 5th annual Building Reconciliation Forum, hosted by Algoma University in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, Nipissing University, Cape Breton University and the University of Northern British Columbia, with support from Universities Canada. As part of ...

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À l’école Saint-Joseph, la francophonie c’est l’affaire de tout le monde!

  Le 25 septembre dernier, les élèves et les membres du personnel de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont affiché leur fierté lors de la Journée des Franco-Ontariens. De nombreuses activités se sont déroulées lors de cette journée spéciale tout en vert et blanc. Les équipes se sont alternées pour participer à des ateliers de danse, de chants, de dessins et de ...

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At École Saint-Joseph, the Francophonie is everyone’s business!

  On September 25, students and staff at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) displayed great pride during Franco-Ontarian Day. Many activities took place during this special day all in green and white. Teams alternated to participate in dance workshops, songs, drawings and tastings! A free barbecue dinner was offered – not easy to feed more than 260 people! In addition, everyone could ...

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À la découverte des cultures autochtone et francophone

    Daniel Richer dit LA FLÈCHE, Abénaquis, était de passage tout récemment à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Cet acteur, conteur et crieur public a pu transmettre aux élèves la richesse de la culture et de l’histoire autochtone et faire des parallèles avec la culture francophone. En utilisant le «Sac de merveilles», il a partagé les légendes et les leçons de ...

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Saint-Joseph students discover Aboriginal and Francophone cultures

    Daniel Richer, dit La flèche, Abenakis, recently visited École Saint-Joseph(Wawa). This actor, storyteller and town crier was able to transmit to students the richness of Aboriginal culture and history and draw parallels with Francophone culture. Using the “Bag of Wonders”, he shared the legends and lessons of Mother Earth. Daniel Richer incorporated First Nations sign language, totem puppets, ...

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Breakfast Program Donation

  The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) is very thankful for a generous donation from United Steel Workers (USW) Local 2251 that will be shared among all eighteen schools in the board.  USW 2251 Local President Michael Da Prat presented the donation of $6,500 at the Board’s Catholic Education Centre in Sault Ste. Marie.  “We are so grateful for ...

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A Statement from Premier Doug Ford

Oct 6, 2019 @ 22:18 Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on the tentative agreement between the Government of Ontario, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and the school board trustee associations: “Throughout this process our goal has been to establish agreements that respect taxpayers, students and families, while also recognizing the important contributions of our front-line ...

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Letter to Parents – All Schools in the HSCDSB will be open Monday

Oct 6, 2019 @ 22:14 October 6, 2019 Dear Parents, We have just learned that this weekend’s central negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA), and the Crown have ended successfully and that a tentative agreement has been reached. As a result, we are pleased to announce that all schools in the Huron-Superior ...

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