Education

Painting away the Stress!

Feb 7, 2018 @ 10:54   As a way to reduce stress during exams at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), Ms. Carole Bouffard facilitated a canvas painting session for the students on Tuesday, January 30th.

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MHS say ‘Thank You’ to Co-operative Education Participants

Feb 7, 2018 @ 10:42 Michipicoten High School would like to sincerely thank Superior Children’s Centre (Wawa and White River), Wawa Rent-All & Repair and the Lady Dunn Health Centre for their support of Co-operative Education this semester. A special thank-you to Eva, Ashley, Jody, Rabecca, Cathy, Tom, Roger, Matthew, Jen and Barb for all of the time you spent ...

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ETFO members’ survey shows violence pervasive in schools

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:45 The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) commissioned Strategic Communications (Stratcom) to conduct a survey of its members from October 21 to November 13, 2017, regarding their experiences of workplace violence from the 2016-2017 school year. The survey results reveal an increase in the number and severity of violent incidents. ETFO members also say that front ...

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Une collecte de fonds pour le club des filles à l’école Saint-Joseph

Feb 2, 2018 @ 13:27 Le 22 janvier M. Pihelgas, délégué du Northern Credit Union, a remis un chèque de 700$ au club de filles de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa)! Le club, sous la direction de l’enseignante Mme Carole Bouffard, a participé à la vente de pâtisseries qui a eu lieu le 15 décembre. Les fonds amassés seront utilisés pour ...

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École Saint-Joseph raises funds for Girls Club

Feb 2, 2018 @ 13:08   On January 22, Mr. Pihelgas from Northern Credit Union presented a $600 cheque to the Girls club at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa). The girls club, under the supervision of teacher Mrs. Carole Bouffard, took part in a bake sale on December 15 to raise the funds. All money raised will be used by the ...

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Visite d’un écrivain

Jan 26, 2018 @ 12:36 Dans le cadre du cours d’English 9e année de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), sous les directives de Mme Stephanie McGregor, les élèves ont étudié le roman « Stranger in the Shadows », soit la suite du roman « The Blue Knight ». Le vendredi 19 janvier, les élèves ont eu le plaisir d’accueillir l’écrivain de ces deux romans, Ray ...

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A visit from a writer

Jan 26, 2018 @ 12:36   Grade 9 students in Ms. Stephanie McGregors class at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), studied the novel “Stranger in the Shadows”, a sequal to the novel “The Blue Knight”. On Friday January 19, students had the opportunity to welcome the author of the book, Ray McGregor, into their classroom. Students were able to ask questions ...

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St Joseph French Immersion School – Thank you Wesdome!

Jan 26, 2018 @ 09:54   St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School staff and students would like to extend our most sincere thanks to Wesdome Gold Mines! Just prior to the Christmas break our school was filled with excitement as we un-wrapped 12 beautiful new chairs for our library space. Wesdome Gold Mines provided the school with a generous donation, ...

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Thank You Rotary Club of Wawa

Jan 25, 2018 @ 10:50 The Staff and Students of St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School would like to thank the Rotary Club of Wawa for their continued support.  They provided the school with a very generous monetary donation to create kinesthetic learning opportunities. We have been able to purchase classroom furniture that allows students the ability to move and learn such as desk ...

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La construction de traîneaux à l’école Saint-Joseph

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:02   Les élèves de la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait un projet STIM (sciences, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques) bien spécial à la fin du mois de décembre.   Sous la direction de leur enseignante, Mme Ashley Hunt-Robinson, les élèves ont construit un traîneau pour leur lutin, Luc.  Les élèves ont dû élaborer ...

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Building sleighs at École Saint-Joseph

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:02   Students in grade 3 at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) worked on a special STEM (science, technology, engineering and Mathematics) project in December.   With the guidance of their teacher, Ms. Ashley Hunt-Robinson, students built a sleigh for their elf, Luc. Students had to establish a plan, choose their material, decide on the décor and assemble ...

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Sir James Dunn – Sports Flash

Jan 23, 2018 @ 18:28 The 23rd Annual Wawa Cup Elementary School Soccer Tournament was held on October 4th at the Michipicoten Community Centre sports field and hosted by Sir James Dunn. Seven teams from Wawa, Chapleau, Hornepayne and Dubreuilville vied for the coveted cup throughout the day. After round-robin, quarter-finals, semi-finals and championship games, Sir James Dunn won the ...

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Consultation under way for 2018 / 2019 school year calendar

Algoma District School Board (ADSB) is in the consultation process for the 2018-2019 School Year Calendar. It is our expectation that everyone in our school communities will have an opportunity to provide their input to ensure a full response to this consultation. With our large area, the many communities and three other District School Boards with whom we need to ...

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SJD December Newsflash

Jan 10, 2018 @ 14:27   The halls of Sir James Dunn were busy for the month of December.  The Grade 8 Game Changers organized a few fun activities.  This group of dedicated students (under the direction of Mrs. McKenzie and Ms. Portis) first organized a winter door decorating contest.  All the classes participated and all the doors were unique ...

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The Run Away Gingerbread Man

Jan 6, 2018 @ 08:30 The Sir James Dunn Kindergarten class had a very busy and exciting week before the Christmas break.  On Monday morning they decided to bake some fresh gingerbread cookies after having read three different versions of the popular Gingerbread Man book.  In all three versions, someone opens the oven while the gingerbread man is baking and ...

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