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Posted Monday, April 23, 2018

Immaculate Conception BandThe Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School bands were very excited to earn a gold level at the recent Peterborough Kiwanis Music Festival. This year, both the Grade 5 to 8 concert band and the Grade 8 wind ensemble competed, and both groups achieved this highest performance standard. The bands were adjudicated by clinician, instructor, and performer John Kraus, who also shared a short lesson with each group. Thanks to a 2013 MusiCounts Band Aid grant, Immaculate Conception CES was a...

Posted Monday, April 09, 2018

OCSTA LogoOntario Catholic School Trustees’ Association to lead May 1 session The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District School Board will be hosting a workshop on May 1, 2018 for area residents interested in learning more about becoming a Catholic school trustee. Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) Director of Legislative and Political Affairs Stephen Andrews will lead the session. His Excellency Most Reverend Bishop Daniel Miehm will...

Posted Friday, April 06, 2018

IMG_4959Superintendent of Learning/Special Education Anne Marie Duncan was privileged to present cheques totaling $8,196 to Peterborough Police Chief Murray Rodd this week. The proceeds, raised in school collections across the Board, will benefit the Ontario Special Olympics Championships being hosted by Peterborough Police Services and held at KPR and PVNC schools between May 29 to 31, 2018 in Peterborough. “The commitment shown by our school communities to supporting those people in our commun...

Posted Friday, April 06, 2018

Math OlympicsGrade 3 and 4 students from Catholic schools across the Board competed for top honours at the 11th annual Ontario Mathematics Olympics on Thursday at the Catholic Education Centre in Peterborough. Problem solving was the focus of the day. Students exercised creative thinking and exploration using hands-on materials. The event consisted of four events that span all five strands of mathematics: number sense, patterning and algebra, geometry, data management and measurement. The Peterborough Ex...

Posted Thursday, April 05, 2018

Cake AuctionBy Lance Anderson, Peterborough This Week Those with a sweet tooth had a chance to quell their craving on Wednesday (April 4) at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School. The annual World Autism Day Cake Auction was held inside the school’s cafetorium. There, numerous cakes dripping with sugary icing and candies were on display. Students and staff ogled the delights before participating in a live auction headed by physical education teacher Bond Bjorgan. The auction was held as a fundraise...