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Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2018

St. Mary ChoirPublished in Northumberland News on July 16, 2018 The St. Mary Catholic Secondary School choirs came away with gold and silver at a national competition. The St. Mary choir and the auditioned choir, the Treblemakers, perform throughout the school year but started to participate in competitions in February, said Tanya Earle, teacher and choir director. The choirs came away with gold and silver awards at the Heritage Music Festival, more recently known as World Strides, in Montreal from April 2...

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018

new picWho can complete a Rubik’s Cube fastest, teen or machine? That’s a test that has been taking place in the library at St. Mary Catholic Secondary School in Cobourg since the school’s lunchtime robotics club created and coded MindCuber, a robot designed using Lego Mindstorms that can solve the well-known Rubik's Cube puzzle. Teacher Librarian Pamela Panopalis was looking for a robotics project that would sustain students’ interest over the spring, one that included creati...

Posted Monday, June 25, 2018

welding$650,000 investment for 36 fully-outfitted welding booths; teacher training Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District School Board is excited to announce a $650,000 investment to enhance the welding program at the Board’s six secondary schools located in Peterborough, Cobourg, Lindsay and Clarington. After more than a year of planning and partnership building, 36 new fully-outfitted welding booths will be installed at our secondary schools between no...

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018

St. Francis StudentsThe Grade 8 class at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School in Newcastle poses for pictures for local media outside the community centre a short walking distance from their classroom. When the newspaper article is published on June 20, 2018, the headline reads: “Passionate teens convince Clarington council to accelerate opening of new youth centre.” Read story here: https://www.durhamregion.com/news-story/8674280-newcastle-youth-centre-opening-in-december/ These Grade 8s...

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018

St. Catherine StudentsBy Niki Anastasakis – CHEX News WATCH HERE: https://globalnews.ca/news/4272477/peterborough-students-encourage-grocery-stores-to-donate-food-to-brock-mission-homeless-shelter/ The question that was posed to Mrs. Piotrowski’s Grade 5 class for their deep learning project was, “What action can you take to help heal the planet?” A group of five students from Mrs. Piotrowski’s Grade 5 class at St. Catherine’s Catholic Elementary School have decided to complete ...