November 13, 2020 Students in Near North District School Board read from an all-star list of authors throughout their education, now, one of their fellow students has joined that list. After being inspired by authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien, R.A. Salvatore and V.E. Schwab, as well as games such as Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons […]
School boards will decide what form of schooling is safe for Ontario’s two million elementary and secondary students as we head into a long, uncertain coronavirus winter, says the province’s Education Ministry. Click here for the story from Ottawa Citizen.
November 6, 2020 Mattawa, Ont. – Students at Mattawa District Public School (MDPS) are looking forward to making a splash with their experiential learning. Before they do that, they need to finish their canoe paddles. The Paddle Build Project engages Grade 6 students at MDPS in an experiential learning opportunity as they build a canoe […]
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Nov. 4, West Ferris Secondary School was placed in a hold and secure due to a trespasser on the property. Staff acted quickly to ensure all students and staff were safe. Police attended and safely handled the situation. The hold and secure was lifted shortly after 3 p.m. Please refer […]
October 30, 2020 Trojan spirit was in full swing at West Ferris Secondary School (WFSS) after a week-long fundraising campaign for a four-year-old girl recovering from brain surgery. Last week, students had a discussion about the situation, and asked administration how they could help. Quickly, staff and students came together to rally behind Ali and […]
For Alex Little, 17, hockey is a passion. The West Ferris Secondary School (WFSS) student was selected as a prospect earlier this year by the North Bay Battalion in the Ontario Hockey League’s annual OHL Under-18 Priority selection, which was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When Little moved to North Bay last year, […]
Students at two North Bay secondary schools are benefiting from an increased student population and the rise of specialized learning opportunities. The consolidation of the three city secondary schools, has provided the Near North District School Board (NNDSB) the ability to offer an increased number of programs for students at the two city schools. West […]
October 15, 2020 Over the last two days, North Bay Fire and Emergency Services virtually read “No Dragons For Tea” to two groups of our Grade 1 and 2 students. Thank you Deputy Chief Saunders, Sparky, and your team for sharing this story and answering questions. […]