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Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017

Iman DealThe Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE) has awarded PVNC itinerant special education support worker Iman Deal with its Father Mazerolle Award. This award is presented annually to a religious or layperson that supports the aims and goals of OAPCE and has substantially contributed to the Catholic School System in their community. Iman serves schools in Clarington and Northumberland and previously worked in a specialized classroom at Holy Trinity CSS supporting students l...

Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017

St. Alphonsus StudentsStudents from St. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough are doing their part to encourage schoolwide participation in the 11th annual Genworth Canada Meaning of Home Contest. Teacher Aaron McFadden brought his class to a current Habitat build in Peterborough to see first-hand the work of Habitat in the community, and learn about the importance of safe, decent and affordable housing in preparation for their school’s participation in this year’s contest. The Meaning of...

Posted Thursday, October 05, 2017

Food DriveEast City residents in Peterborough who live near Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School have once again contributed generously to the school’s annual Thanksgiving food collection. Area residents recently received a flyer from the school, asking them to consider leaving a non-perishable food item or two on their front porch. On Wednesday, Oct. 4, the students walked throughout the neighbourhood picking up food items, organized the donations and brought them to St. Vincent de Pa...

Posted Wednesday, October 04, 2017

AwardsPVNC Communications Manager Galen Eagle took home two Bravo Awards of Distinction for the projects Vimy 100 and A Syrian Journey. “It's one thing to celebrate accomplishments as a school board, but quite another and much more satisfying experience to have the stories told in a way that engages the enthusiasm and pride of our communities,” Director of Education Michael Nasello said. “Galen Eagle is a masterful journalist with a keen eye for the story that needs to be told. We ...

Posted Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Prince HarryPVNC grad Phoebe Arthurs, who graduated from St. Mary CSS in Cobourg in June, was among 150 students from across Canada who were recently recognized with a Duke of Edinburgh’s International Canada’s Gold Award during a ceremony at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell handed out the awards while His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales made a Royal appearance to help celebrate with the students. Prince Harry canvased the room, ...