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CHEX TV Kids Club – OYAP: Preparing for a career in the skilled trades

On this Dec. 20, 2017 segment, CHEX TV Kids Club speaks to Kevin O’Keefe, transportation teacher at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in Lindsay, about the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program, and Grade 12 student Maddy Paulson about her experience in the program.Watch the segment here: Source: PVNC Link: CHEX TV Kids Club - OYAP: [...]

January 16th, 2018|Education|0 Comments

CHEX TV Kids Club – Getting your hands dirty – an environmental lesson at St. Dominic CES

On this Dec. 6, 2017 segment, CHEX TV Kids Club speaks to St. Dominic CES teacher Maggie Sullivan about her classroom’s soil unit, an environmental project in partnership with Fleming College Frost Campus. St. Dominic CES in Lindsay is a Gold rated Ontario Eco School.Watch the segment here: Source: PVNC Link: CHEX TV Kids Club [...]

January 16th, 2018|Education|0 Comments

PVNC raises more than $60,000 for four area United Way campaigns

The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic (PVNC) District School Board is pleased to announce that it has surpassed its United Way fundraising total for 2017.Through special events at schools and the Catholic Education Centre and payroll contributions by staff, PVNC has raised $60,613 for the four United Way campaigns in our jurisdiction. This year’s [...]

December 21st, 2017|Education|0 Comments

St. Mother Teresa students using virtual reality to 'bring joy' to retirement community

By Jillian FollertClarington This Weekhttps://goo.gl/n3AhNG If you’ve ever wanted to see the Northern Lights, go deep sea diving or take a spin through the human body, the kids in Heather Michel’s Grade 6 class can arrange it.The students from St. Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Clarington have spent months studying virtual reality technology — and [...]

December 15th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

CHEX TV Kids Club – Holy Cross prepares students for careers in Sports Excellence & Athletic Leadership 

On this Nov. 22, 2017 segment, Kids Club speaks to Holy Cross CSS teacher Bond Bjorgan about the school’s Sports Excellence & Athletic Leadership (SEAL) Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM). It is the first program of its kind to be offered in the City of Peterborough. Source: PVNC Link: CHEX TV Kids Club - Holy Cross [...]

December 7th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Seven Local Small Business Owners Connected with Funding Through Starter Company Plus

This evening, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre announced the seven grant recipients that will be connected with funding to grow their businesses.A total of $26,000 in competitive grant dollars was awarded to the following business owners who participated in the most recent intake of the entrepreneurship program (full list of grant recipients below). [...]

December 6th, 2017|Economy|0 Comments

First Be Well Day held at Holy Cross Secondary School

By Jason BainPeterborough Examinerhttps://goo.gl/epjoSdThe mind, body and spirit were the focus of a Monday morning event organized by Holy Cross Secondary School Grade 11 and 12 students who are supporting Grade 9 students as they continue their transition into high school. Organizers of Be Well Day - which included a range of wellness activities that [...]

December 5th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

On a mission to build 25 bat houses: Durham's Bat Rangers are back in action

By Jillian FollertClarington This Weekhttps://goo.gl/G5zbvcA group of Durham kids on a mission to save the little brown bat is back in action this year and looking for the community’s help.The Bat Rangers from St. Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School in Courtice are working to raise awareness of white-nose syndrome, a disease killing millions of little [...]

December 4th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Ring in 2018 in Peterborough & the Kawarthas There is something so special about New Year’s Eve and here in Peterborough & the Kawarthas there is no exception! It’s a time for celebration as you reflect on the past year and look forward to a fresh start in the new one. Most importantly it’s a [...]

December 1st, 2017|Sports & Recreation|0 Comments

Back to the land: Kawarthas is for Nature Lovers

“Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before dawn.” I wonder if George Washington Carver, the botanist who’s credited with that quote, would mind if I tweaked his words a little.  While I did indeed stand in awe of a majestic woods one day last summer on a visit to the Kawarthas [...]

November 28th, 2017|Sports & Recreation|0 Comments
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