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Will your child be learning remotely in September?
04/08/2022
Parents and guardians wishing to opt their child(ren) into remote learning for the entire 2022-2023 school year are asked to call their home school to make the appropriate arrangements by Friday, April 29....
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Student Self-Assessment Confirmation Requirements
01/21/2022
In response to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made several public health recommendations. The Ministry of Education requires all students attending school in-person to complete Ontario’s Daily School Self-Screening Tool and provide a confirmation of self-screening prior to their arrival at school.
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Return to School January 17, 2022
01/14/2022
As you may already be aware, the government of Ontario has confirmed that elementary and secondary students in Ontario will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17, 2022, with enhanced health and safety measures in place.
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Virtual Learning Update January 2022
Virtual Learning Update January 2022
01/04/2022
As you may already be aware, the Government of Ontario has confirmed that elementary and secondary schools in Ontario will be closed for in-class learning following the winter break until at least January 17, 2022. In order to ensure a smooth transition to remote learning for students and to provide time for our school staff to plan for these changes, remote learning for all students will begin Thursday January 6, 2022. NPSC staff will be working on Wednesday January 5, 2022 to prepare students for remote learning and for the distribution of technology.
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Rapid Testing Kits for Students During Christmas Holiday
12/15/2021
In an effort to promote a safer return to the classroom after the winter break, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is pleased to be able to provide take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every child who attends a publicly-funded school in Ontario. Please 'read more' for further details.
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Christmas Holiday Reminders
12/13/2021
We would like to extend our appreciation to all of our families for your continued support during the school reopening process over the past few months. As we enter the Christmas holiday break, please 'read more' for important reminders to families...
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Child & Youth Vaccination Clinic - November 30 @ SJSH
11/25/2021
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit will be offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for children and youth aged 5-17, who may require a first or second dose, on Tuesday, November 30 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall...
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Student Self-Assessment Confirmation Requirements
09/03/2021
As an additional step to support the safe return of in-person learning provincially, the Ministry of Education required all school boards to implement a confirmation of self-screening for all elementary students prior to their arrival at school until Tuesday September 21, 2021. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is requiring all schools within its boundaries to continue daily on-site confirmation of self-screening until October 1, 2021....
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Registration Information
08/26/2021
Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board schools are NOW OPEN for registration. To register your child for school, please contact your nearest Catholic school.....
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Graduation Message from the Minister of Education
06/24/2021
Please click 'read more' to access congratulatory videos addressed to this year’s graduating students from the Minister of Education.
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Return to School Planning Survey 2021
06/01/2021
Parents and guardians are required to declare which learning mode you have chosen for your child(ren) by completing a survey by June 9, 2021. Please note that this decision is for the entire 2021-2022 school year. Click "read more" for the survey link.
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Summer Learning Opportunities
05/20/2021
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is pleased to offer two summer learning opportunities to elementary students. "Read more" for more details, including how to register.
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Extended Stay-at-Home Order and Youth Vaccination Plan
05/14/2021
Please click 'read more' for information about the extended stay-at-home order and the youth vaccination plan.
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Virtual Learning at NPSC Following Spring Break
04/15/2021
On April 12, 2021, the Premier of Ontario announced that Ontario elementary and secondary schools will be closed for in-person learning and that instruction will take place virtually following the spring break. Please 'read more' for important information regarding virtual learning following the spring break.
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Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break
04/12/2021
The Ontario government has announced its decision to move elementary and secondary schools to remote learning following the April 12-16 spring break. All publicly funded elementary and secondary schools in the province will be moving to teacher-led remote learning when students return from the April break on April 19. NPSC will be sharing more details with students and parents over the next few days. Please 'read more' to read the statement, released on April 12.
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Spring Break Information for Parents
04/08/2021
Please 'read more' for important spring break information for parents.
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Asymptomatic Testing Available for NPSC Students and Staff
03/31/2021
COVID-19 rapid antigen testing is now available at select Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaw Pharmacy locations for students, children, and staff of the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board. Testing is voluntary and participants will need to be asymptomatic in-order to be eligible to receive a COVID-19 rapid antigen test. "Read more" for important details.
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March Break 2021
03/01/2021
On February 11, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announced a postponement of March Break. All NPSC schools will remain open the week of March 15-19 and will be closed during the week of April 12-16. Please 'read more' for more information and to view the revised School Year Calendar.
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February 25 Letter to St. Theresa Community
02/25/2021
We have been advised by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) that a member from the St. Theresa School community has tested positive for Covid-19. Through case management and contact tracing, the Health Unit determined that there is no risk to the school community, as the individual was not on premises during their infectious period. The individual and all household members are currently self-isolating. "Read more" for more information.
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Statement from the Ministry of Education – March Break Postponed
02/11/2021
The Ministry of Education has postponed March Break until April in an effort to mitigate transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The new dates are April 12-16, 2021. Please "read more" for a link to the statement.
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Grade 9 Learning Strategies Course – Enroll Today!
02/10/2021
The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is pleased to offer an online after school Grade 9 Learning Strategies course to students currently enrolled in Grade 8. “Read more” for details.
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Schools Return to In-Person Learning January 11
12/23/2020
On December 21, 2020 the Premier of Ontario announced that the province will be entering into a lockdown beginning December 26, 2020. As part of the safety measures put into place during the provincial lockdown, elementary and secondary schools in our district will be closed and all learning will continue to take place virtually from January 4-8, 2021. Both elementary and secondary schools will reopen for in-person learning on Monday, January 11, 2021. Further details regarding virtual learning, distribution of technology and other important information will be available in the near future. Parents are encouraged to continue to check Edsby, the board website and social media for the most recent information from our school board.
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National Principals Month
National Principals Month
10/02/2018
October is National Principal's Month.
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World Teachers' Day
World Teachers' Day
10/01/2018
October 5 is World Teachers' Day!
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