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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 ...

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018

HCCSS SPCSS in top 20 Terry FoxSt. Peter and Holy Cross Catholic secondary schools in Peterborough have ranked among the top Terry Fox fundraisers in Ontario while 26 participating PVNC schools combined to fundraise $152,365 for cancer research in Canada during the 2017-18 school year. St. Peter CSS, which has long been the province’s top Terry Fox fundraising school, slipped slightly to the second spot this year, having raised $67,130, while Holy Cross ranked 19th in Ontario having raised $13,419. Historically, St. Pe...

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018

Eco SchoolsFrom energy conservation to environmentally-focused classroom lessons, PVNC students are going green. In the 2017-18 school year, 12 PVNC schools were certified with the Ontario EcoSchools program. Three schools received the program’s Platinum designation, five were awarded Gold, two Silver and two Bronze. St. Paul Catholic Elementary School in Lakefield has now earned EcoSchools designation for the past 11 years in a row. Ontario EcoSchools works with 58 school boards to nurture student...

Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Special OlympicsBy Julia Lloyd, Peterborough Examiner VIP guests, athletes and sponsors were welcomed at the Mount Community Centre for a VIP reception Tuesday afternoon to say thanks for all the behind-the-scenes work for the Special Olympics Ontario School Championships. “It seems like just yesterday when the City of Peterborough hosted the 2004 provincial spring games,” said city police Chief Murray Rodd. Rodd was one of many speakers at the reception, including Ray Walt, the community co-ordi...