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Posted Friday, May 12, 2017

Col. Chris HadfieldCol. Chris Hadfield brings rock star-like buzz to Kawartha Lakes It was like a rock star had entered the gymnasium. And while he did bring a guitar, this rock star was here to talk about science, curiosity, determination and perseverance. Col. Chris Hadfield walked on stage at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Lindsay on Thursday, May 11 to a boisterous applause, where he enthralled more than 550 PVNC secondary and elementary students from the Kawartha Lakes for nearly an hour wi...

Posted Thursday, May 04, 2017

StudentsAs part of Catholic Education Week, which runs April 30 to May 5, Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board (PVNC) honoured 36 students with a Catholic Student Leadership Award during a ceremony at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in Peterborough on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. One student has been selected from each elementary and secondary school and winners were presented with a special medallion. Award recipients were nominated by principals, teachers...

Posted Monday, May 01, 2017

Music MondayFor the fifth year in a row, staff and students at St. Anne Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough took part in Music Monday celebrations on Monday, May 1. St. Mary CES in Campbellford and St. Stephen Catholic Secondary School in Bowmanville also participated. Launched in 2005 by The Coalition for Music Education, Music Monday is the world’s largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students, educators, and music make...

Posted Monday, May 01, 2017

Be WellCatholic Board set to renew Be Well Mental Health Strategy As we recognize Children’s Mental Health Week in the province of Ontario, we would like to take the opportunity to highlight the ongoing commitment to enhancing mental health and well-being for all members of our community in Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board (PVNC). In 2013, as part of the Ontario Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, we launched Be Well, a three-year plan for bu...

Posted Thursday, April 27, 2017

Keewatin DonationDuring Christmas, PVNC school communities donated almost 250 cubic feet of blankets and children’s clothing to the community of God’s Lake Narrows in the Diocese of Keewatin-Le Pas in Manitoba. The Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas has received the boxes and has spread the donations to the communities it serves. The pastor and elders at St. Theresa Point First Nation have sent along their profuse thanks, saying the donations will go a long way to help the children in their community. ...