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The Joy of Speaking

Primary Division Participants

The HSCDSB Public Speaking Competition was held last week at Holy Family Catholic School. All the competitors brought their ‘A’ game.  The audiences were spellbound not only by the speeches but by poise and confidence of the young speakers who made the judging a very difficult job.  Congratulations to each…

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2019-2020 Calendar Approved

Lakes logo with Board name

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board and it’s three coterminous boards have approved the School Year Calendar for 2019-2020. The four school boards have worked together to produce a common calendar, facilitating the co-ordination of services such as student transportation. Each board adopted the calendar, consisting of a 194 day…

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Cold Night, Warm Hearts

HSCDSB Snow Boots Team

The HSCDSB Snow Boots team participated in the Coldest Night of the Year Walk on Saturday.  Led by Curriculum coordinator Michaela Mansfield the team raised over $2800 for St. Vincent Place. Current and former school board employees were part of the team as were spouses and family members. The team…

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Drumming Up a Partnership

A partnership with the Mississauga First Nation has seen female students from St. Mary’s Catholic School in Blind River, Ontario receive drumming and singing lessons. Indigenous elders also visit students in their classrooms. This initiative is being implemented in all HSCDSB schools.

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Fire Safety

Student shown how to use fire extinguisher

Grade 7 and 8 students at St. Paul in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario learned some key fire safety information last week. Public Education Officer Aaron Gravelle of the Sault Fire Services provided a demonstration of the proper use of a fire extinguisher and other fire safety tips during his visit.

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Teaching Healthy Eating

Student sharing cantaloupe pieces

Sacred Heart in Espanola, Ontario is participating in the Northern Fruit & Vegetable Program coordinated by the Public Health Sudbury & Districts. Students cut vegetables into bite sized pieces and distribute around the school to promote healthy snack intake. #NFVP #WellBeing #Relationships

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A Message from the Board Chair

Lindsay Liske was voted to the position of Chair of the Board of Trustees in December.  Earlier this month he gave his opening address after the inaugural mass for trustees at the St. Mary’s College chapel.  The following was his address to the audience on Wednesday, January 16. Welcome to…

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Proud Supporters

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board is proud to support the upcoming Ontario Special Olympics Winter Games in Sault Ste. Marie by adopting seventeen athletes. Leading the schools in the Adopt an Athlete program was St. Mary’s College who adopted six athletes.  The Sault Ste. Marie elementary schools who collected…

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Plenty of Reasons to Smile

Mario Kart tournament for Operation Smile

The 2018 Operation Smile campaign at St. Mary’s College was another resounding success. The campaign, spearheaded by the Grade 12 French Immersion Religion class, was designed to have each of the twenty students in the class raise enough funds to sponsor reconstructive surgery for one child suffering from cleft lip…

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