St. Charles College

Sudbury Catholic Schools Place First and Second in OCSTA Short Video Contest

Huge congratulations goes out to St. Charles College for winning first place in the secondary category and St. David Catholic Elementary School for winning second place in the elementary category in this year’s OCSTA Short Video Contest!

We are so proud of our staff and students for their hard work in making these beautiful videos!

You can view the videos here:

St. Charles College: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqAF2HvDShE

St. David School: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62eXxCrN_cw

Camera’s, lights, action – St. Charles College student is Oklahoma bound for film

Phoenix Wilson

Fourteen year old Phoenix Wilson likes to travel to pursue filming opportunities and next on tap, he is off to Oklahoma.

Wilson worked on a Sun Dance scene for Wild Indian in 2017 which allowed him the opportunity to spend time in Utah, shoot scenes and work with Director Lyle Mitchell Corbiere. That’s where he got noticed and is now prepping for the full film of the same title.

Phoenix will play the role of Mkwaa, a young adult in the film. He shares the role with an actor by the name of Chaske Spencer. Phoenix has already worked with Spencer in the tv series on Netflix called Longmire.

Phoenix received the latest script about two weeks ago and has been rehearsing the lines at home. “The easiest way to remember lines is by chunking the work and reciting the lines to my favourite person.” That favourite person is his mom and cheer leader, Marty Wilson who teaches at St. Charles College where Phoenix attends school.

Phoenix started acting at around the age of six or seven. He was so young he really cannot remember his few roles. He’s been featured Longmire, Letterkenny, Two Lovers in a Bear, Maple Mysteries and Hard Rock Medical. Phoenix leaves on November 25th for Oklahoma.

St. Charles College’s Dance Focus class teams up with Spotlight Dance Company

A group of students dance in a studio.

With the tunes always blaring, Mrs. Patricia Demore’s dance class is the place to be this semester.

The twenty-some students registered in the class have been getting in some intense work outs between their cardio pumping dance sessions and those special surprise days when they get in a field trip to a local dance studio.

The troupe has joined forces with Miss Jamie at Spotlight Dance Company for intense toning and conditioning classes.

Mrs. Patricia Demore says “the curriculum focuses on developing leadership, dedication to sport, time management skills all while having fun and making friends for life.”

The class runs all this semester and many of the girls are also a part of the school dance team which recently auditioned for the upcoming Lion’s Club/CTV Christmas Telethon.

Secondary Students to Compete at Skills Ontario

Four secondary students stand with their respective coaches.

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!

Lights, Camera, Action: Secondary plays to take the stage this Spring!

Stage and curtain

If you’re looking for something to do this Spring, why not come to a Sudbury Catholic School play? Our students show off their talents in singing, dancing, acting, stage production and art with wonderful full length productions!

Here are the dates for our upcoming Spring shows:

Marymount Academy

Bishop Alexander Carter C.S.S

St. Charles College

St. Charles College Students Perform with Foreigner!

Vocal group students from St. Charles College performed with the band Foreigner last week during their concert at the Sudbury Arena.

The performance was part of a contest that the school won. The contest saw many schools within the City audition, and SCC was chosen as the winners!

A video of the performance can be seen here!Way to go Cards!

Sudbury Catholic Students Awarded as 2018 Stars of Excellence!

On Monday, April 23 the Final Concert of the Kiwanis Music Festival recognized the outstanding festival performances of many of our students!

Many students won individual awards for their vocal and instrumental performances! The Sudbury Catholic Schools Band was awarded Top Elementary School Concert Band, while the Marymount Academy Brass Quartet was awarded for for Secondary School Brass Ensemble!

We wish to congratulate all the participants in this year’s Kiwanis festival on a job well done! View all the participants in this year’s festival at the following link

Sudbury Catholic Schools Elementary Instrumental Band receives Gold at Kiwanis Music Festival!

On March 27th, the band performed at the Kiwanis Music Festival and received a Gold standard! The band has grown over the years, and includes 5 schools (St. Benedict, St. Charles College, St. Anne, St. John and St. James) and over 100 band members!

The band also competed at the Northern Ontario Music Festival on March 1 where they received a Silver standard. Congratulations to all band members!

Sudbury Catholic Elementary Band takes silver, gold at the Northern Ontario Music Festival

It’s Festival season, and the Sudbury Catholic Elementary Band did not disappoint! This band is made up of 125 students from 6 schools – St. Charles College, St. Benedict, St. Anne, St. Charles Chelmsford, St. John and St. James – and is directed by Leanne Urso, JoAnne Comisso, Sabrina Clark and Eric Miron.

The students competed at the Northern Ontario Music Festival on Tuesday, March 21st at Sudbury Secondary School and came away with a Silver award. Then, on Tuesday, April 4th, the band competed at the Kiwanis Music Festival at St. Benedict School and improved on their score by winning a Gold award! Congratulations goes out to all the band members for all their hard work.

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