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OAPCE recognizes PVNC special education support worker Iman Deal

The Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE) has awarded PVNC itinerant special education support worker Iman Deal with its Father Mazerolle Award.This award is presented annually to a religious or layperson that supports the aims and goals of OAPCE and has substantially contributed to the Catholic School System in their community.Iman serves schools [...]

October 19th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Win This Space is Back!

Do you have a great business idea or an existing business? Do you wish you had a storefront in the heart of Downtown Peterborough? You’re in luck because the Win This Space entrepreneurial competition is back! Win This Space is a partnership that we are undertaking with the Peterborough DBIA, Startup Peterborough and Community Futures [...]

October 19th, 2017|Economy|0 Comments

St. Alphonsus students kick-off Habitat for Humanity contest

Students from St. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough are doing their part to encourage schoolwide participation in the 11th annual Genworth Canada Meaning of Home Contest.Teacher Aaron McFadden brought his class to a current Habitat build in Peterborough to see first-hand the work of Habitat in the community, and learn about the importance of [...]

October 10th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Immaculate Conception CES partners with neighbours for Thanksgiving food drive

East City residents in Peterborough who live near Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School have once again contributed generously to the school’s annual Thanksgiving food collection.Area residents recently received a flyer from the school, asking them to consider leaving a non-perishable food item or two on their front porch.On Wednesday, Oct. 4, the students walked throughout [...]

October 5th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

PVNC earns two CACE Bravo Awards for school board communications

PVNC Communications Manager Galen Eagle took home two Bravo Awards of Distinction for the projects Vimy 100 and A Syrian Journey."It's one thing to celebrate accomplishments as a school board, but quite another and much more satisfying experience to have the stories told in a way that engages the enthusiasm and pride of our communities,” [...]

October 4th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

St. Mary CSS grad earns national Duke of Ed Award

PVNC grad Phoebe Arthurs, who graduated from St. Mary CSS in Cobourg in June, was among 150 students from across Canada who were recently recognized with a Duke of Edinburgh’s International Canada’s Gold Award during a ceremony at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell handed out the awards while His Royal [...]

October 4th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

PVNC adds its support to collective voice condemning racism

Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District School Board adds its voice to the growing, collective response condemning racism and white supremacy in the lead up to an anticipated neo-Nazism rally in Peterborough.On Tuesday, Sept. 26, our Board of Trustees heard from five articulate secondary students from St. Stephen Catholic Secondary School who spoke of [...]

September 28th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

St. Mother Teresa Bat Rangers go viral

If you live in the Clarington area and you use Facebook, there’s a good chance you know a little bit more about the plight of the little brown bat after this summer.That’s thanks to the Bat Rangers of St. Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Courtice and their online PSA that has garnered more than [...]

September 28th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Student voice doubles at PVNC

Student voice has doubled at the PVNC Board level this year.For the first time, two student trustees – a junior and a senior – will sit at the monthly Board of Trustees meetings, representing the Board’s student body.And the Student Liaison Committee has grown as well, increasing from seven to 12 students, including a junior [...]

September 28th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

St. Anne CES takes part in Franco-Ontarian Flag celebration

About 115 St. Anne Catholic Elementary School students gathered at Peterborough City Hall on Monday, Sept. 25 to celebrate the Franco-Ontarian Flag.The annual celebration recognizes the history of Franco-Ontarians and the pride that this community continues to thrive in Ontario.The St. Anne CES students joined students from l’École catholique Monseigneur-Jamot in the ceremony.“This is a [...]

September 27th, 2017|Education|0 Comments
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