Northern Secondary School’s Brent Couchie went the distance, winning the 2018 OFSAA Midget Boys Javelin title on June 8, 2018 at the Toronto Track and Field Centre at York University. With a field of over 20 athletes from across the province the 15-year-old from Nipissing First Nation threw his personal best of the year with […]
Almaguin Highlands Secondary School Students had a great weekend at OFSAA beating previous personal bests. Aidan Anger finished 4th in the Senior Boys Pole vault amongst a very tight field of over 20 athletes from across the province. Anger, from Burks Falls, beat his own personal and school record in the highly technical vault event […]
May 23, 2018 – The Near North District School Board is pleased to announce that Widdifield Secondary School Visual Arts Teacher Samara Paleczny has been accepted into the Art21 Educators Program. Art21 is a PBS series featuring contemporary artists which provides successful applicants with a year-long professional learning opportunity resulting in six graduate credits from […]
May 14, 2018 – The Chippewa Intermediate Secondary School Band recently traveled to perform at the Atlantic Music Festival in London, Ontario, hosted by Western University. Band members participated in instrument-specific workshops taught by renowned musicians, had the opportunity to perform, and received a silver star rating. In addition, the band was able to experience […]
May 7, 2018 – On Monday, April 30th, grade 10 Chippewa Secondary career studies students participated in a day-long workshop that focused on the global competencies of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship (ICE). The ICE challenge is a concept that was originally generated in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program, but Ontario’s Ministry of Education […]
The Near North District School Board is proud to announce via Media Release that West Ferris Intermediate and Secondary School student, Madison Mattias, has been selected to serve as a member of the Ontario Minister of Education’s 2018-2019 Student Advisory Council.
The Near North District School Board is proud to announce that Almaguin Highlands Secondary School, has been awarded a grant of $10,000.00 from MusiCounts. The grant will be used to purchase new instruments.
A class trip for Northern Secondary School students has resulted in a very generous donation from Honda of Canada Manufacturing that will benefit students for years to come. Their donation of a 2018 Honda Civic Si and two 4-cylinder turbo charged engine transmission assemblies will allow for learning opportunities that align with the current automotive […]