November 27, 2020 Robots are taking classrooms by storm, but not like any of those futuristic type movies. Instead, students are being immersed in valuable experiential learning opportunities, which will help them in their careers after secondary school. Grade 9 students at Northern Secondary School have incorporated robotics in ways that you didn’t think were […]
Dear Parents/Guardians, With winter weather starting to settle in, the following communication outlines the Near North District School Board’s response to inclement weather days when school transportation is cancelled due to student safety concerns. The Nipissing-Parry Sound Student Transportation Services (NPSSTS) manages and coordinates transportation for our district. On inclement weather days, when buses are […]
As part of Near North District School Board’s on-going commitment to educating students for the future, as a parent or guardian, learning doesn’t stop once you graduate. Last week, in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, NNDSB hosted an informational session on “Online Risks and Emerging Trends” to educate parents and guardians on […]
NNDSB Parents/Gaurdians, This communication is to inform you that Monday, November 30, 2020 is the date of our annual Elementary staffing re-organization for all NNDSB schools. Re-organization occurs every fall in response to evolving enrollment data, to optimize class sizes and to accommodate ministry staffing guidelines. This year due to the impact of COVID-19 and […]
A friendly reminder that Friday, November 20 is a PD Day for both Near North District School Board elementary and secondary schools.
November 18, 2020 Across Canada, schools are celebrating Pink Shirt Day as a day to stamp-out bullying. Today, students within Near North District School Board are encouraged to wear pink as a symbol of anti-bullying. As Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week continues, today, secondary students will participate in a workshop created and hosted by Kylee […]
November 16, 2020 Near North District School Board is working to make schools safer by implementing a safe schools framework that focuses on three key concepts: citizenship and community; conflict resolution; and bullying awareness. All school boards across the province are participating in an annual Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week November 16 – 20 and […]
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 […]