School News • April (2016 - 2017)

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Catholic Secondary School


Parents are invited to join us for an information evening to help navigate their teenagers through anxious times.

WHERE: St. Joseph-Scollard Hall library
WHEN: Monday, May 1, 2017 at 6pm
Please RSVP at 705-494-8600 x3289 or email

Session 1: Trish Tessier

Mental Health Lead at Nipissing Parry Sound Catholic District School Board. Information will be provided about what signs to look for in your child and how to respond. There will also be a question period for parents.

Session 2: HANDS

Strategies and supports available to parents.

This evening is brought to you by the SJSH Catholic School Advisory Council.


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Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Girls volleyball earns OFSAA Sportsmanship Award

The Senior Girls volleyball team earned the OFFSA Sportsmanship Award this past March at Georgian college in Barrie. They were picked out of 20 teams that participated at the AAA provincial tournament.

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Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Summer Uniforms

Summer uniform starts Tuesday, April 18.  Please refer to the uniform posters in the school for summer uniform pieces.

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Posted: Wednesday, April 05, 2017

SJSH prepares meal for Gathering Place

On Friday, April 7, many of our staff participated in a wonderful activity organized by Ms. Lamothe to support the Gathering Place. Staff either helped to cook or covered classes for those who were. Many members donated the food that was prepared. Staff were invited to wear green and gold for the day. We are very fortunate to be a part of this big family and it’s activities like this one that remind us of this. Dennis Chippa (Executive Director of the Gathering Place), visited the grade 12 Social Justice class in the morning to discuss the needs of our community and the power of volunteerism.

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Posted: Friday, April 07, 2017

Dr. Jean Clinton Coming to NPSC April 12

Dr. Jean Clinton Coming to NPSC April 12

Dr. Jean Clinton will be at NPSC for a free event Wednesday, April 12 to discuss how relationships impact learning and development. For details and toRSVP visit

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Posted: Monday, April 10, 2017

Science Fair Results

Quest Ayotte and Jadzea Dickieson did a project showing how plant growth on Mars would be a possibility, while showing that growth of plants with low concentrations of Basalt dust (the dust found on Mars), actually showed an improvement in plant growth.  They received a Silver in the Life Sciences field as well as a $100 cash award, and a $1000 Scholarship to Ottawa University.

Chloe Carriere and Caitlin Howard did a project showing evidence that Stinging Nettle improved the Alzheimer's profile being expressed in fruit flies.  They received a Gold in the Life Sciences field, a $500 scholarship to Nipissing University, the Rotary Senior community impact award ($150), as well as the right to represent North Bay in the National Science fair being held in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

BEARS DRAMA wins at the Sears Regional Drama Festival

BEARS DRAMA wins at the Sears Regional Drama Festival

BEARS DRAMA wins at the Sears Regional Drama Festival. They now head to Chatham, Ontario for the Provincial Festival May 10th to 13th. Students in the production also won an EXCELLENCE award for their acting performance. GO BEARS!!

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Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Graduation information

Graduation information

Graduation information page.

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Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Upcoming Retreats

Grade 9 Retreat
Thursday, May 4th
(For all students in Grade 9 Religion this semester)

Grade 11 Retreat
Friday, May 5th
(For all students in Grade 11 Religion this semester)

Grade 10 Retreat
Friday, May 12th
(For all students in Grade 10 Religion this semester)

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Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017