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Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bishop MiehmPVNC Chairperson Michelle Griepsma, Director of Education Michael Nasello, trustees, senior administration, and Catholic principals were among those in attendance as Bishop Daniel Miehm was installed as the 13th Bishop for the Diocese of Peterborough in the afternoon of April 19, 2017. The Mass of Installation was celebrated at St. Peter-in-Chains Cathedral in Peterborough. It began with the Rite of Installation which marked the moment when Bishop Miehm officially became the Bishop for the Dioc...

Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Building the Eighth FireNearly 200 students representing each PVNC secondary school participated in the Building the 8th Fire of Justice and Harmony: Supporting Racialized Students in Schools conference in April. PVNC received a $10,000 grant to support the special speaker’s forum, which included participation from 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous students from each of our secondary schools. The project was focused around the culmination of the Anishinaabe Seven Fires Prophecy and the realization of the Eighth ...

Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017

PanekSt. Mary Grafton, Notre Dame Cobourg and St. Anthony Port Hope Catholic elementary schools are hosting a parent engagement event entitled an Evening of Science featuring rocket scientist Natalie Panek on Thursday, May 4 at St. Mary Catholic Secondary School. Doors open at 6 p.m. Rocket scientist, explorer, and champion for women in STEM. Natalie’s love of space and aviation led her to obtain a private pilot’s license, design and subsequently drive a solarpowered car across North Am...

Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017

Vimy RidgeStudents from Peterborough, Cobourg and Bowmanville Catholic secondary schools are returning this week from once in a lifetime tours focused on the 100th commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Students were immersed in history as they participated in trips through England, Netherlands, Belgium and, of course, France, where they all took part in the official Vimy Ridge celebrations at the National Vimy Memorial in France. Here are some media dispatches from our groups from Holy Cross, St. P...

Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017

Mac and CheeseSt. Peter Catholic Secondary School students Emma Wilke Whittington and Josh Simpson won silver at the Durham College Epic Mac and Cheese competition on April 8. The pair were tasked with creating an interesting and delicious mac and cheese dish that would impress the judges, and impress it did. They came up with a Cajun spice mac and cheese that consisted of chicken, bacon, red bell pepper, garlic, onion, and jalapeno peppers mixed into elbow macaroni and covered in a creamy b├ęchamel sauce. T...