Secondary students from all four
secondary schools were able to participate in the first ever SCDSB Model UN
Conference hosted at St. Charles College. The event was an opportunity for
local and international students to come together and unpack an issue from an
Approximately 75 students participated
in this first-ever event! Students worked to find possible solutions within the
United Nations framework to resolve the global human trafficking crisis. The
event leveraged diversity and encouraged participants to develop global
Students were awarded in the following
Best Delegates: Liam Couisneau (St. Charles College) and Rosaria Nero (St. Benedict)
Honourable mentions: Madison Penrose (Bishop Alexander Carter) and Amy Godin (Marymount Academy)
Best international delegates: Ryan Dinh (St. Charles College) and Zihao Wang (St. Benedict)
to all participating students!
Catholic District School Board is proud to announce the recipients of this
year’s Chairperson’s Award. All three individuals embody the Board’s vision as leaders
in learning and faith. They strive to support their school community in any way
they can and have each helped shape the unique culture present within their
Joanne Craig is
an Educational Assistant at St. Charles College. She has worked in the Care and
Development, Life Skills and the Student Success classrooms. Always willing to
help others in need, Joanne demonstrates genuine care and concern for all
students, providing a safe and accepting environment for all. In student
success, Joanne consistently finds a way to relate to students and ensures that
they have the right tools that they need to be successful. Joanne fully embraces our Catholic values,
donating her own time and resources to help others in need. In addition to
giving back at St. Charles College, Joanne also manages the Victoria’s Quilt
group through the Holy Redeemer Parish with a goal to provide handmade quilts
for those living with cancer.
Julie Denomme is
a teacher at Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic Secondary Schools. Seen as a
leader within the school, Julie consistently finds ways to support her students
both in the classroom and outside the classroom. She encourages her students to
take risks in their learning and is eager to see their progress. As a program
leader, she has fully embraced the vertical classroom and team-teaching methods
and continually acts as a support system and sounding board. Julie embraces
faith in every aspect of her life, working diligently with the Chaplaincy Lead
and students to prepare music for school masses and is actively involved in the
Rothensee is the receptionist at the Catholic Learning Centre. Throughout her 12 years in this position, Maria has
consistently exemplified the Board’s values and vision. As the first ‘face’ and
‘voice’ that visitors see at the Catholic Learning Centre, Maria provides a
welcoming and warm environment for all. She is always willing to lend a helping
hand and is the first to assist in any function that occurs at the Board
office. She always treats each visitor as a special guest and guides them if
needed. Always the first to set out treats and decorations, Maria creates a
caring and genuine environment for all that enter through the doors of the
Catholic Learning Centre. She is a true blessing to our organization.
am so very proud of the 2019 recipients of the Chairpersons award,” said
Michael Bellmore, Chair of the Board of Trustees. “Sudbury Catholic schools are
blessed to have caring, compassionate and committed staff who exemplify our
mission, vision and values. These three
professionals have demonstrated through their individual actions an ability to
go above and beyond for their colleagues and the students at Sudbury Catholic
year’s award winners will be honoured on June 5, 2019 during the Sudbury
Catholic District School Board’s annual Employment Recognition celebration.
St. Charles College students are gearing up for their 2nd annual Cards Crush Cancer in support of the Northern Cancer Foundation. The event will be held on May 29th from 10am-2pm at St. Charles College. An outdoor concert, food trucks, bubble soccer, yoga and Zumba are some of the activities taking place that day. As a pre-cursor to the event, Tuesday morning, students paid $1 for a piece of duct tape to tape their Vice Principals Karl Dregger and Jason Michelutti to the wall. All funds raised will go towards the St. Charles College Cards Crush Cancer fundraiser.
Students, parents, teachers and invited guests gathered together on May 8, 2019 to celebrate the work done in this year’s Turning Points Essay Contest Awards ceremony.
Turning Points allows students to reflect on their unique individual journeys and write powerful essays about a significant event or turning point in their lives. Winning students this year were from Marymount Academy, St. Charles College and St. Anne School. Congratulations to all participating students!
Five Sudbury Catholic Secondary Students will be competing at the Skills Ontario From May 6 -8, 2019 in Toronto.
Drake Wickman from Bishop Alexander Carter will be competing in the CNC Wood sign making competition. Easton Laframboise and Griffin Howe from St. Benedict C.S.S will be competing in the carpentry category. St. Charles College will also be represented with student Violet Landrie competing in graphic design-presentation and Sarah Harper competing in the graphic design – studio production category.
We also want to thank their dedicated teachers and coaches for their ongoing support throughout the process.
Good luck to all, we can’t wait to see what you accomplish!