Education

Graffiti brightens up the school

Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:38   École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) was thrilled to welcome Dominique “Mique Michelle” Boisvenue who generously donated graffiti murals to the schools. These murals, that now adorn the hallway walls, are a great representation of the region’s culture.   Mique Michelle is a Métis artist from Field, Ontario. Her beautiful and colorful graffiti art can be found on ...

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A snowshoeing expedition

Mar 5, 2018 @ 17:12   Students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had the opportunity to enjoy a fun snowshoeing expedition as part of their outdoor sports and gym classes. Accompanied by teachers Mr. Michel Lemoyne, Mr. Brandon Vachon-Case and Ms. Katrina McCracken, students practiced this great winter sport while also benefiting from the beautiful northern Ontario landscape

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Randonnée en raquettes

Mar 5, 2018 @ 17:05   Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont profité d’une belle randonnée en raquette dans le cadre des cours de sports en plein air et d’éducation physique. Accompagnés des enseignants M. Michel Lemoyne, M. Brandon Vachon-Case et Mme Katrina McCracken, les élèves ont eu l’occasion de découvrir ce sport d’hiver tout en profitant du beau ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – February, Come and Gone

Mar 2, 2018 @ 10:46     February may have come and gone but it certainly was a very busy month for the staff and students of Sir James Dunn.  The Grade 8 Game Changers were busy organizing a few things at the school.  At the beginning of January, each classroom was approached to make some Valentine Cards for the ...

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L’apprentissage par la musique

Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00   Les élèves de la 3e année à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) se sont bien amusés lors de leur cours de musique avec l’enseignant de musique, M. Kirk Whitlock.   Ils ont appris à jouer la chanson Popcorn avec des Boomwhackers (tubes qui produisent un son quand on les frappe sur un objet ou sur une ...

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Learning through music

Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00   Grade 3 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had a time in Mr. Kirk Whitlock’s music class last week.   They learned how to play the Popcorn song with Boomwhackers, a percussion instrument that consists of tubes that make noise when you hit them against an object or a body part. The young musicians definitely ...

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Concours de la Légion !

Feb 25, 2018 @ 11:26   L’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) est fière de tous les élèves qui ont participé au concours des affiches de la Légion. Félicitations à Isabella Gingras, Havana Thibodeau-Bello, Adriana Casavant, Izabelle Lévesque-Gagnon et Madison Hamel qui se sont classées à Wawa.   Élève de 3e année, Adriana Casavant, a gagné la 1re place à Wawa ainsi que ...

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Legion Poster Contest

Feb 25, 2018 @ 11:26   École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) is proud of all their students who took part in this year’s Legion Poster Contest.   Congratulations to Isabella Gingras, Havana Thibodeau-Bello, Adriana Casavant, Izabelle Lévesque-Gagnon and Madison Hamel who placed in Wawa.   Grade 3 student Adriana Casavant placed 1st in Wawa and in the White River to Massey district. ...

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SJD Goes to Searchmont

Feb 23, 2018 @ 08:47     On February 14th, Valentine’s Day, 30 students hit the slopes at the Searchmont Ski Resort in Sault Ste. Marie.  After receiving lessons from qualified instructors the skiers and snowboarders enjoyed a sunny, warm day on the slopes.  Mrs. Bernath and Mr. Culhane were so impressed with how well the students persevered through some ...

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Curling in school hallways

Feb 16, 2018 @ 09:05 Students in grade 3 at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) read about the sport of curling and the Olympics. They then learned all about the rules of the game with the help of their teacher Ms. Ashley Hunt-Robinson. Once they had it all figured out, students were thrilled to have the opportunity to play a little game ...

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Du curling dans les corridors d’école !

Feb 16, 2018 @ 09:05 Les élèves de la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont lu un texte sur le curling aux Olympiques. Par la suite, avec l’aide de leur enseignante, Mme Ashley Hunt-Robinson, ils ont appris tous les règlements du jeu. À leur plus grande joie, les élèves ont pu jouer au curling dans le corridor de l’école ...

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Measuring Indigenous Education Outcomes Key to Progress

Feb 13, 2018 @ 10:03 Collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Measuring Student Outcomes: The Case for Identifying Indigenous Students in Canada’s PISA Sample,” authors John Richards and Parisa Mahboubi encourage provinces ...

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St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School – OFIP French Club

Feb 9, 2018 @ 09:01   St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School runs on a balanced day of half English instruction and half French instruction. This 50/50 model allows students to gain confidence in both English and French languages.       St. Joseph French Immersion offers an after-school French club that is free to the students and runs twice ...

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Fabrication de chapelets à l’école Saint-Joseph

Rosary Making

Feb 7, 2018 @ 13:04 Sous les directives de Mme Julie Lancup, conseillère pédagogique, et la supervision de Mme Ashley Hunt-Robinson, enseignante, les élèves de la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fabriqué des chapelets ! Ce fut une belle activité enrichissante !

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Making Rosaries at École Saint-Joseph

Rosary Making

Feb 7, 2018 @ 13:01 Students in grade 3 at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) made their own rosary thanks to the guidance of educational consultant Ms. Julie Lancup and teacher Ms. Ashley Hunt-Robinson. It was a truly enriching experience for the students!

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