Education

Halloween at École Saint-Joseph

    Halloween was quite the hit this year at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Students and staff took part in a variety of fun activities throughout the day which included a parade, a bake sale, a pumpkin carving contest and a costume contest.  

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St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School’s very busy September!

We are very happy to welcome teachers Carla Mooney and Adam Carricato back to our school and extend a warm welcome to Steven Rothwell, the newest member of our teaching staff.  Our new kindergarten students are also settling in and cruising the halls with confidence and smiles.   To begin the year, Father Michael led us in prayer with a ...

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Meet Our SJD Team

    Sir James Dunn Public School is off to a great start.  On Thursday, September 27th parents and students were invited to a Welcome Back BBQ filled with food, games and professional face painting.  This was a night for everyone to get to know each other and tour their child’s classroom to observe all that they have accomplished in the ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph students go on to do great things

In celebration of our board’s 20th anniversary, we are profiling 20 outstanding graduates from our high schools all throughout the month of October. Below are the profiles of two graduates from École secondaire Saint-Joseph in Wawa.   Jean-François Meloche, École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), 2008 Jean-François Meloche was a pioneer student at École secondaire Saint-Joseph, one of the school’s first graduates. After completing ...

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NDP statement on Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement for Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day:   “On behalf of Ontario’s Official Opposition and New Democrats across Ontario, I want to extend my sincere gratitude to the thousands of child care workers and early childhood educators who have devoted their careers to enriching the lives of the ...

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Parade D’Épouvantails

  Le 22 septembre dernier, l’École élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a participé à la parade des épouvantails organisée par Mme Carole Beaulieu-Pitre de la ferme Flying Geese. Pendant plusieurs cours d’art, les élèves de la 5e et 6eannée, dirigés par leur enseignante Mme Josée D. Gauthier, ont fabriqué des épouvantails à partir de matériaux recyclés. La créativité était à l’honneur! « Les ...

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Scarecrow Parade

  On September 22, students from École élémentaire Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) grade 5 and 6 class took part in the scarecrow parade organized by Ms. Carole Beaulieu-Pitre at Flying Geese Farm. Students, with the help of their art teacher Ms. Josée D. Gauthier, made scarecrows using recycled materials and a lot of creativity. “The scarecrows were all so unique and really ...

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The Retired Teachers of Wawa and Area Say ‘Thank You’ to Linda Ilola

  On Tuesday, September 4th at 9 a.m. the retired teachers of Wawa and Area gathered at the North of 17 to enjoy a breakfast together. This event has been taking place for the last fourteen years since Linda Ilola retired in June of 2004 and decided to organize this annual event. Every August since then Linda has been busy making ...

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Gagnants – ‘‘Créez un logo’’  et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’

  Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Lance-toi en affaires ont à nouveau présenté deux programmes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’  et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’. Ces programmes sont conçus pour les élèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un logo invite les élèves de la 3e ...

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Winners – Create a Logo & Market Your Thoughts

  Earlier this spring, the Superior East CFDC in partnership with the Head Start in Business Initiative delivered two youth entrepreneurship programs called “Create a Logo” and “Market Your Thoughts”.  The programs are designed for students in grades 3 to 8 to help promote entrepreneurship.  The Create a Logo program asks students in grades 3 to 6 to design a ...

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Girls Run Strong Program at SJD

Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:23 For 8 weeks now, Sir James Dunn Public School has been running a Girls Run Strong Program. This program is geared towards girls in grade 4-6.   The Girls Run Strong Program helps the girls develop confidence, teamwork and strengthen their friendships through activities and games. Each week the coaches, Mrs. Chandor-Hall and Mlle. Skalecki ...

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Learning Opportunities All Summer Long

Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:37 This summer, the Algoma District School Board (ADSB) will offer students of all ages a variety of program options. These opportunities were outlined by ADSB Superintendents at the final board meeting held on Tuesday, June 12th. All of these summer learning opportunities, aside from VexIQ Summer Camp, are offered at no charge. eLearning Summer School  ...

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Visite au site historique Fort William

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:16     Dix élèves de l’école secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de Mme Carole Bouffard et M. James Stewart, se sont rendus au site historique du Fort William à Thunder Bay. Costumés comme des voyageurs arrivant au fort en 1815, les élèves se sont mis dans la peau des gens qui habitaient à l’époque de ...

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Visit to Fort William Historical Park

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:15     Ten students from École secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa), along with teachers Ms. Carole Bouffard and Mr. James Stewart, made their way to the Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay. Dressed like voyageurs arriving to the fort in 1815, students were able to get a feel for what life was like during the ...

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