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Sudbury Catholic Schools awarded as Stars of Excellence at 2017 Kiwanis Music Festival

04/27/2017 - Several of Sudbury Catholic Schools took part in the 72nd Annual Kiwanis Music Festival of Sudbury on April 24, 2017.  Read more...


Renewing the Promise: Exploring the Critical Role of Catholic Education in Contemporary Society

04/21/2017 - The Sudbury Catholic District School Board is very pleased to support the Institute for Catholic Education in gathering data with respect to Catholic education in Ontario. Read more...


Special presentation: Get involved in your child’s learning with keynote speaker George Couros

04/20/2017 - The Parent Involvement Committee is presenting an evening of learning with keynote speaker George Couros – innovator and educator.  Read more...


To all parents of first time school bus riders

04/18/2017 - The Sudbury Student Services Consortium in cooperation with school bus operators invites all Kindergarten and first time bus riders to a School Bus Safety Awareness session to be held at College Boreal on 21 Lasalle Boulevard in Sudbury. Read more...


Paint Social at Immaculate

04/13/2017 - On the evening of Wednesday April 12, parents and staff participated in a paint social at Immaculate Conception. Read more...


Bishop Carter CSS presents The Wizard of Oz on May 11 & 12

04/13/2017 - Bishop A. Carter is proud to present the Wizard of Oz on May 11th and 12th at 6:30pm. Tickets will be available at the door or by calling the school at 705-969-2212. Read more...


Information session on hosting international students to be held May 4

04/13/2017 - Canada Homestay Network invites you to an information session on hosting international students. Meet our team and learn more about our Homestay program and how to welcome an international student into your home. Read more...


Immaculate Student Loves to Read

02/22/2017 - On February 16, superintendent Rossella Bagnato visited Immaculate Conception Catholic School. Read more...


Family Literacy Day Fun at Immaculate

01/30/2017 - Students and their families celebrated Family Literacy Day at Immaculate Conception School on January 27th, 2017. Read more...


Immaculate students donate to Infant Food Bank

12/16/2016 - Students in Mrs. Lotter's Grade 2/3 class organized a "baby drive" of formula, diapers, clothing and other necessities. Many from our school community donated and the items were offered during our 4th week of Advent celebration in the gym. Read more...


Michael Bellmore acclaimed to second consecutive term as Board Chair

12/09/2016 - On Tuesday, December 6th at its inaugural board meeting, Michael Bellmore was acclaimed Chair of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board for a second consecutive term. Michael Bellmore is a proud alumnus of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board. Read more...


Catholic Parent Involvement Committee hosts 2nd annual Carousel

12/02/2016 - Thank you to all of the families and staff that were able to attend the second annual Carousel Night offered by the Catholic Parent Involvement Committee! Read more...


Christmas craft and vendor fair at Immaculate Conception School

11/30/2016 - Immaculate Conception School will be hosting a Christmas Craft and Vendor Fair fundraiser on December 11th, 2016 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. There will be a $2.00 entrance fee for adults and the first 10 children to attend the event will receive a small gift from Scholars Choice Sudbury. Read more...


Immaculate Conception Put a Sock on Bullying During Bullying Awareness Week

11/28/2016 - This year at Immaculate Conception School we decided to do something a little different in showing our support towards Anti-Bullying Awareness Week. Today we celebrated our differences by “Putting a Sock on Bullying. Read more...


October 26 is World ECE/Child Care Worker Day

10/26/2016 - On Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day we would like to thank our ECEs and EAs for your dedication and service to the Sudbury Catholic District School Board. Your efforts in supporting our students to be the best they can be are very much appreciated. Read more...


Global Read Aloud - Global Friends

10/21/2016 - Students in Mrs. Lotter's Grade 2/3 class from Immaculate Conception have been participating in the Global Read Aloud. They had the opportunity to connect with Mrs. Herrod's Grade 2 class from York, Maine during a real-time discussion about the book, called the BFG. Both classes will meet again during the rest of the read-aloud.  Read more...


Greater Sudbury Police inspire JK student at Immaculate Conception

10/21/2016 - Sage Wawia, a JK student from Ms. Marcil and Ms. Eibl's FDK class aspires to become a police officer when he gets older. Constable Coluzzi from the Greater Sudbury Police came to speak to Sage about the role of a police officer.  Read more...


Go Cougars!

10/21/2016 - Immaculate Conception students participated in the Catholic Board's first annual cross country run. Our school may be small but we have students with a BIG passion for running. GO COUGARS! Read more...


Immaculate Celebrates World Math Day

10/17/2016 - On October 14th, 2016 students at Immaculate Conception school celebrated World Math Day in true Cougar style. Families joined students to play cards, dice games and engage in engineering challenges to see who could build the tallest free standing towers. Read more...


Harvest Time at Immaculate Conception School

10/07/2016 - Students in Mrs. Lotter's Grade 2/3 Class used vegetables harvested from the school garden to make a hearty vegetable soup to share with friends in Mrs. Hayden's Grade 1/2 class. Students in both classes also made fresh applesauce after collaborating in apple-themed literacy activities.  Read more...


World Teacher Day

10/05/2016 - October 5 is World Teacher Day! We would like to thank our teachers for their dedication and service to the Sudbury Catholic District School Board. Your efforts in supporting our students to be the best they can be are very much appreciated. Thank you for making a difference! Read more...


October is Attendance Awareness Month at Sudbury Catholic Schools!

10/04/2016 - This year, SCDSB is recognizing October as Attendance Awareness Month, to convey the message that every school day counts. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an Attendance Awareness Month Poster contest.  Read more...


Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson from UCLA Visits Sudbury

06/21/2016 - On June 8, 9 and 10, selected teachers and educational assistants from SCDSB attended a PEERS training session held at Laurentian University. The training sessions were lead by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson, assistant professor from UCLA. Read more...


Dr. Jean Clinton to speak about 'Student Engagement and the Power of Relationships'

05/31/2016 - Parents, Educators and Community Partners are invited to join us to hear Dr. Jean Clinton speak about 'Student Engagement and the Power of Relationships' on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Charles College, 1940 Hawthorne Street.  Read more...


May is for Mary Celebration at Immaculate

05/18/2016 - The student's in grade 1 F.I. at Immaculate Conception lead a prayer service for students and parents to kick off Education Week. Read more...


1st Cancer Society Relay For Life at Immaculate Conception raises $9231.48

05/13/2016 - On May 6th, Immaculate Conception, staff, students and parents participated in their very 1st Relay for Life. Their fundraising goal was to match the $1293.00 donation made by a grade 2 student, Julia Hayden when she cut her hair, at their kick off, to help make wigs for Cancer patients. They were hoping to collect $2400.00.  Read more...


Cancer Society Relay for Life

04/29/2016 - Celebrating or Remembering? Sympathy or Empathy? Fighting back? What motivates us to get involved in events such as the Cancer Society Relay for Life? Come out and see for yourself! Read more...


Marymount Academy presents "A Regal Night" fundraiser

04/27/2016 - Marymount Academy presents "A Regal Night" on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, a talent show and silent auction. Tickets are $30 each and available by calling (705)574-4231 or by stopping by the school's main office. Read more...


To all parents and first time bus riders

04/11/2016 - The Sudbury Student Services Consortium in cooperation with school bus operators invites all Kindergarten and first time bus riders to a School Bus Safety Awareness session to be held in August at College Boreal at 21 Lasalle Boulevard in Sudbury. Read more...


Makerspace visits Immaculate Conception

04/05/2016 - On Monday April 4th, the FDK and Grade 1 classrooms at Immaculate Conception School in Val Caron welcomed into their classes the Greater Sudbury Public Library Makerspace Program.  Read more...


Immaculate Runs Fun Friends All Year Round

02/18/2016 - Thanks to our Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School's Educational Assistant, Moira Swiatek, students in the primary and junior division enjoy the resiliency based program called “Fun Friends.” In their groups, they discuss feelings & emotions, red & green thoughts and how to change the red thoughts into green or positive thoughts. Read more...


Immaculate Loves Literacy Day!

02/11/2016 - Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School family members were invited to participate in Family Literacy Day on January 27th with their children. All enjoyed playing a variety of literacy games and activities. Read more...


Jubilee Year Of Mercy

02/08/2016 - Door of Mercy arrives at Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. Read more...


Winter Family Dance

02/01/2016 - Friday, February 12th, 2016 Read more...


Register Now for Sudbury Catholic Full-Day Kindergarten and SCDSB Secondary Schools!

01/04/2016 - We know that your child will have the best learning experience with our dedicated and hard-working staff at Sudbury Catholic Schools.  Read more...


December 2015 OAPCE Newsletter

12/09/2015 - As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting our Sudbury Catholic parents, the SCDSB would like to provide a link to the latest newsletter from The Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE). Read more...


Bellmore New Chair of the Board at SCDSB

12/02/2015 - On Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Trustee Michael Bellmore was acclaimed as the new Board Chair for the Sudbury Catholic District School Board. Born in Sudbury, Bellmore is a proud alumnus of Sudbury Catholic Schools (Immaculate Conception and St. Charles College). He was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2010, however he was elected to the former Sudbury District Roman Catholic Separate School Board in 1994 as one of the youngest ever elected, and served until 1997. Read more...


Errol Lee Visits Immaculate During Bullying Awareness Week

11/24/2015 - Singer, dancer and motivational speaker Errol Lee rocked the Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School gymnasium with a concert entitled “The Golden Rule” and “Cool to be Kind”. Students enjoyed the rapper’s message of demonstrating Catholic virtues through their interactions with others. While Errol was singing “Lean on Me”, Kylie MacGregor and Emmaleigh Levesque were leaning on each other for support.  Read more...


Immaculate Students Sign a Contract with Greater Sudbury Police

11/23/2015 - Immaculate students sign a contract with Greater Sudbury Police recently to always be kind to others and not to get involved with any bullying actions. Cordelia and Riley Brosha, along with Constable Freeman hold the Greater Sudbury Police shirt that was signed by the students. Read more...


Immaculate Conception "Green Squad" Enjoying the Fruits of their Labour

10/21/2015 - Teacher Sara Lotter's Grade 3 Class at Immaculate Conception is proud to be the 2015-16 Green Squad. The students began in September by harvesting the vegetables in the garden. Some of the beautifully ripened tomatoes were used to make salsa. The salsa was made and enjoyed by Mrs. Hayden and Mrs. Lotter's classes. The Green Squad has prepared the vegetable beds for winter and they look forward to planting in the Spring. Read more...


How to Register Your Child at Sudbury Catholic Schools

07/23/2015 - For our Full Day Kindergarten programming (or any other elementary grades), our elementary schools will be open for registrations beginning Monday, August 31. Contact or drop by your local elementary school on (or after) this date and staff will be on hand to assist you with all of your registration needs. Read more...


June 2015 OAPCE Newsletter

06/16/2015 - As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting our Sudbury Catholic parents, the SCDSB would like to provide a link to the latest newsletter from The Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE). Read more...


2015-2016 Draft Budget

06/10/2015 - The Board is committed to utilizing its resources wisely, effectively and equitably. Views with respect to our strategic priorities and goals for the upcoming year are welcomed. Learn about Sudbury Catholic Schools' budget process and see the draft budget for the upcoming academic year. Read more...


Indigenous Celebration Held

05/01/2015 - The Diocesan Centre is planning an inclusive day of celebration based on indigenous culture, and would love a big turn out at this event. All students, staff, families and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend! It looks to be a great day planned! Read more...


Update on Negotiations

04/24/2015 - You may have heard in the media that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association ((OECTA), representing elementary, secondary and occasional teachers in our Board voted to approve strike action. Central bargaining is continuing between the province, unions and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association (OCSTA), which represents Catholic school boards at the provincial table. At present, we are not aware of any planned labour disruptions by OECTA. Read more...


Update on Negotiations

04/24/2015 - You may have heard in the media that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association ((OECTA), representing elementary, secondary and occasional teachers in our Board voted to approve strike action. Central bargaining is continuing between the province, unions and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association (OCSTA), which represents Catholic school boards at the provincial table. At present, we are not aware of any planned labour disruptions by OECTA. Read more...


OAPCE Monthly Newsletter

03/27/2015 - As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting our Sudbury Catholic parents, we would like to provide a link to the latest newsletter from The Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE). To read this month’s newsletter, click here: Parent Partner Newsletter - Easter 2015 Read more...


Students cut their hair for cancer

12/18/2014 - The Christmas Spirit was in full bloom at Immaculate Conception School in December. Emily Lotter, Grade 1 and Morgan Bradley, Grade 4, teamed up to do something very special – cut their hair for cancer.  Read more...


Digging in the Dirt at Immaculate Conception

09/12/2014 - On September 11, despite the day’s cold temperature, the rain held off for the students and staff from Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary, and they were able to get their new plants, trees and shrubs in the ground thanks to VETAC, Greater Sudbury’s Regreening Advisory Panel. As winners of this year’s “Ugliest School Yard Contest, the school received a cash donation form Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations as well as supplies from several local businesses, and expert advice to help transform their schoolyard into a greener space for the students. Read more...


SCDSB Award Winning Authors

06/19/2014 - Three students from the Sudbury Catholic District School Board have been selected as winners of the Young Authors Award through the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association. Ethan Matte, a student at Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary Award won for his non-fiction submission entitled "The Art of Fishing". In the secondary panel, St. Benedict student Nikki Lemieux won for her non-fiction submission entitled "Consumer or Consumed". The final winner is Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic Secondary School student Shanleigh Brosseau for her short story submission entitled "La Couleur D'Amour". Read more...


Canadian Cancer Society Fundraiser at Immaculate Conception School

02/27/2014 - The students at Immaculate Conception School have been involved in fundraising for the Canadian Cancer Society during the months of January and February. All monies raised were directed to the Breast Cancer Research.  Read more...


FULL DAY Kindergarten Information/Registration Night -TODAY - Tuesday, February 5, 2013

01/31/2013 - There will be an information/registration night TODAY - Tuesday, February 5, 2013 for all parents interested in registering their child(ren) at one of the Sudbury Catholic elementary schools for FULL DAY Kindergarten beginning September, 2013. The information/registration night will start at 6:00 p.m. For more information about this event, please contact your local Catholic elementary school. For contact information about each school, go to http://www.scdsb.edu.on.ca/schools/schools.php, or contact the board office at (705)673-5620. Read more...


Immaculate Student Bikes for Lung Research

10/16/2012 - Last September, Tanner Levesque decided to organize, with the help of his parents, a fundraising event in memory of his grandfather, Howard Fairburn of Webbwood, who died of lung cancer in May. Young Tanner, escorted by a police cruiser, family and friends, decided to ride his bike from his home in Val Therese to the Revenue Canada Taxation Centre in New Sudbury. He raised $1600.00. Read more...


Hair Cut for Cancer Event at Immaculate Conception

09/26/2012 - On Monday, September 24th, 2012 Louisa Bianchin, principal of Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School kicked off the Student of the Month assembly with something special. Grade four student, Dennica Hallett, had her hair cut in front of the whole school in order to donate it to make wigs for people who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatments. Brenda Morrow, Dennica’s aunt was the hair stylist on hand who prepared and cut her hair for donation.  Read more...


Immaculate Students Continue to Inspire Change

04/18/2012 - Several months ago, a group of three students in teacher Chantal Rancourt’s grade 5/6 class were inspired to make a difference in the world. All on their own, these grade 6 Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary students - Abigail Morgan, Sydney Hall and Alexa Connors -decided that they wanted to start fundraising for the Ryan’s Well Foundation, which helps buy and build wells in countries where there is little access to clean water. In December they launched their own school fundraiser with the goal of raising $2000 to contribute to this foundation.  Read more...


Students at Immaculate Conception Reflect on Holy Thursday

04/10/2012 - On Holy Thursday, the students, staff and parents at Immaculate Conception reflected on the night before the Passover, where Jesus took a towel, basin and water to wash the feet of all his disciples. As he washed his disciples' feet, he said to them: "You, then, should wash one another's feet. I have set an example for you, so that you will do just what I have done for you". Read more...


Partners Sign Community Threat Assessment Protocol

04/04/2012 - Representatives of the Greater Sudbury Police Service, area school boards and local agencies signed a Community Threat Assessment Protocol on March 27, 2012, pledging to work together to ensure schools remain safe for students and staff. The Community Threat Assessment Protocol is a collaborative response to student behaviour that may pose a risk to other students, staff and members of the community. Under the initiative, school boards, police and community partners will share information, advice and support. Plans will be developed to minimize risk.  Read more...


Franco-Fun Day at Immaculate Conception

03/26/2012 - On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 Immaculate Conception School held its second Franco-Fun Day celebrating French language and culture. In the morning, students, dressed in green and white clothes, laughed and cheered as they closely watched the Amazing Rene perform his magic tricks. Students enjoyed all the magic tricks and even learned some magic words in French. Mme. Boudreau, with the help of all the teachers at Immaculate Conception School, organized fun French language activities which all students had an opportunity to learn and play. Read more...


From Project to Plan... Three Immaculate Students Are Making a Difference

12/14/2011 - Abigail Morgan, Sydney Hall and Alexa Connors are inspired – inspired to make a difference on the other side of the world. Read more...


Hula Hooping at Immaculate

11/14/2011 - Each month students at Immaculate Conception School are able to demonstrate their athletic abilities in a physical ability challenge. This month the Cougars demonstrated their hula hooping abilities! Read more...


Immaculate Conception Students "Remember"

11/11/2011 - The students at Immaculate Conception School honoured and remembered all of the men and women who served and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Knights of Columbus in full uniform helped our young Canadian students understand and appreciate all those who have served our community and died for our country so that they could leave us with the gift of peace, freedom, community and democracy.  Read more...


Nickels for the North at Immaculate

10/26/2011 - During the month of October, the children at Immaculate Conception School have been busy collection "Nickels" and other change for the "Nickels for the North" for "Easter Seals Kids", supporting children with physical disabilities and their families. We have been doing this for the past 4 years. Last year, we collected $700.00. Thank You Cougars! Read more...


A "Snakesational" Visit at Immaculate

10/07/2011 - On Thursday, September 29th, Immaculate Conception students learned about “Reptiles at Risk” from the Reptiles at Risk: On the Road team which is funded by the Ministry of Natural Resources. Reptiles at Risk is an outreach education program which is designed to spread the important message of reptile conservation in areas where these reptiles are actually found. The Reptiles at Risk: On the Road program is an exciting, hands-on program featuring live reptiles.  Read more...


Grade 5 Immaculate Conception Student Inspires with a Bike Ride

09/19/2011 - On Saturday, September 17th, Tanner Levesque, a student at Immaculate Conception Elementary School decided to make a difference with a bike ride. This Grade 5 student planned a bike ride beginning at Demarais St. in Val Therese, and ending at the Taxation Centre in Sudbury – a distance of approximately 15 kilometres, to support the Sudbury Cancer Society. This bike adventure was inspired by the passing of his grandfather earlier in the year to cancer, and was something that Levesque felt was important. Read more...


Immaculate Conception Students Lay Down the Cards

06/13/2011 - This past month, Immaculate Conception School organized a Family Numeracy Hour. Parents and grandparents were invited to come play cards with their children. Not only was it fun, but parents and grandparents became involved in helping their children learn math while they engaged in “hands-on learning” with playing cards. JK and SK students practiced number recognition, primary students focused on adding card numbers together and junior students practiced their multiplication skills by playing a new version of High Card.  Read more...


Immaculate Conception School is Drug Aware

06/06/2011 - On Wednesday, May 25, 2011- Immaculate Conception School held its first Drug Awareness Community Partnerships Night. James Bolan, Substance Abuse Counsellor, Brenda Stankiewicz, Public Health Nurse and Constable Julie Midena shared valuable information with parents and community partners about the different types of street drugs that are out in our community. James Bolan shared stories and information which captivated everyone sitting in the audience. His message is very clear when it comes to drug use, “Be aware of drugs, don’t start and say “No”.  Read more...


Immaculate Conception Students Lay Down the Cards

05/19/2011 - On Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Immaculate Conception School organized a Family Numeracy Hour. Parents and grandparents were invited to come play cards with their children. Not only was it fun, but parents and grandparents became involved in helping their children learn math while they engaged in “hands-on learning” with playing cards. JK and SK students practiced number recognition, primary students focused on adding card numbers together and junior students practiced their multiplication skills by playing a new version of High Card. All students received a deck of cards to bring home so that they can play exciting “math” card games with their parents. Parents have a very important role in helping their child practice math skills at home, and when it is disguised as a math game, students enjoy it so much more!  Read more...


A Journey Through Time at Immaculate

05/05/2011 - As part of their Catholic Education Week activities, students at Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School have been working tirelessly for the past few months to prepare for their Journey Through Time event on May 4, 2011. The school’s gym was filled to capacity with students, staff, parents and a variety of family members who wanted to experience a “journey through time” and visit various different eras in our history. The grade ¾ class focused on pioneer times and First Nation culture, the grade 4 class focused on medieval times and the grade 5 class concentrated on ancient times.  Read more...


Sudbury Catholic Supports the Gift of Life

05/02/2011 - During National Organ Donation Week, staff at the Sudbury Catholic District School Board showed their support by purchasing t-shirts with the logo - Life Life then Give Life. The t-shirts are available for $10 at all of the Board's four secondary schools and are being sold to raise awareness about the importance of the Gift of Life. Read more...


Community Inspired by Equity Advocate

03/27/2011 - On Thursday, March 24, staff from both the Sudbury Catholic District School Board and the Rainbow District School Board were given the opportunity to attend a workshop with Chris D’Souza on Building Inclusive Schools and Communities. Approximately 300 teachers, administrators, Education Assistants and community members attended the presentation at the Holiday Inn to listen to D’Souza’s important message about the eradication of discrimination in our communities.  Read more...


Sudbury Catholic Enhances Social Media Presence with Launch of Facebook Page

02/15/2011 - As a follow up to the launch of Board’s Social Media initiative, the Sudbury Catholic District School Board is extremely excited to announce that it has launched the Sudbury Catholic Facebook Page. As with the Board’s other social media initiatives, Facebook will be used to celebrate new programming initiatives, school events, upcoming events as well as a means to disseminate any urgent or otherwise important information out to parents, guardians, students and other stakeholders. Read more...


Immaculate Students Chat Live with Olympic Athlete

06/14/2010 - Over the past year, Immaculate Conception teacher Tania Lacroix has given her students the amazing opportunity to be penpals with a true Canadian Olympian. The grade 1/2 class has been following the training and athletic performances of Kristina Groves, a Canadian long track speedskater who won both a silver and bronze medal at the 2010 Olympic Games.  Read more...


Order in the Court for Grade 5 Students at Immaculate

05/05/2010 - The grade 5 students at Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School had an exciting opportunity on May 2, 2010 to take part in a “Law Day”. As part of the Grade 5 curriculum, students are required to learn about citizenship and government so Immaculate teacher Chantal Rancourt felt that having her students visit the courthouse would make the material much more meaningful and interesting. Read more...


Another SMART Opportunity at Immaculate

04/01/2010 - Some of our French Immersion students had the opportunity to learn some new things about our SMART Boards. Read more...


Immaculate Conception Students and Staff Full of Olympic Spirit

02/24/2010 - The students and staff of Immaculate Conception showed up to school on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 dressed from head to toe in red and white and Olympic gear. The entire group was excited to show their Olympic spirit as they gathered together for a picture showcasing the school's enthusiasm and love of the Olympics.  Read more...


Celebrating 100 Days of School at Immaculate Conception

02/15/2010 - What does 100 look like?  Read more...


"Chewing Gum" for Haiti at Immaculate Conception

01/27/2010 - In an effort to raise money for our friends in Haiti, many schools from the Sudbury Catholic District School Board have been doing some fundraising. On Wednesday, January 27th, Mrs. Rychlo, a teacher from Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School coordinated a “Chewing for Charity” fundraiser at which students had the opportunity to purchase a bubblegum from an old fashioned bubble gum machine. Read more...


Lent and Almsgiving at Immaculate Conception Catholic School

02/13/2008 - The students at Immaculate Conception Catholic School have come to realize that the Lenten season calls us to pray, to fast and to give alms. By giving alms, Jesus teaches us to make the needs of others our own, especially the needy of our world. Read more...


Immaculate Conception in the Spirit of Giving

12/12/2007 - Diana Salvador, Principal of Immaculate Conception Catholic School thanks the students and staff for opening their hearts throughout the Advent Season. Read more...


Al the Waste Man Contest

11/06/2007 -  Read more...


Nickel Belt Candidates to Visit Immaculate Conception Catholic School

09/24/2007 - With the Provincial election quickly approaching, Immaculate Conception Catholic School, Grade 5 students are learning how the voting process is carried out and how to make informed decisions. By taking part in the Student-Vote program, students are given the opportunity for critical thinking and thoughtful discussion-essential in a democracy. The goal of the Student Vote program is to teach young Canadians to develop a habit of civic participation. Read more...


A Medieval Feast

05/07/2007 -  Read more...


Diversity through Literacy

05/07/2007 -  Read more...


Kaylee LeBreton wins Royal Canadian Legion Regional Poster Contest.

03/27/2007 -  Read more...


WACKY HAIR DAY A WONDERFUL SUCCESS!

03/08/2007 -  Read more...


Pancake Breakfast a Hit with Staff and Students

02/21/2007 -  Read more...


Immaculate Conception Students Help Stock the Shelves of Local Food Bank

12/18/2006 - Eighteen hundred and ninety! That's the number of food items that students at Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Val Caron raised in a ten-day period during their annual Christmas Food Drive. Quickly doing the math that works out to over six items per student in the JK to Grade 6 school. (Photo) Members of Immaculate Conception’s Student Council display collected food items with Teacher, Sara Lotter. Read more...


Operation Christmas Child

11/21/2006 - Immaculate collects close to 100 shoeboxes for children worldwide. Read more...


Immaculate Conception, Topper's Pizza Team Up for "Feed Your Mind" Reading Program

06/26/2006 - The students at Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Val Caron have been participating in the Topper's Pizza, Feed Your Mind program this school year. The program encourages young people to set and achieve specific reading goals. The school's goal was to read 7,500 books by the end of June, however the students were so excited about the program that they reached their target by spring. Read more...


Learning Carpets in Action

04/16/2006 - Student's in Mrs. LeRoy's Grade 2 class... Read more...


Trip to Lake Laurentian

04/16/2006 - Grade 1 and 2 students from Immaculate Conception enjoyed a day of winter science activities at Lake Laurentian Conservation Authority.  Read more...


Immaculate Conception Catholic School Celebrates Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday in Preparation for the Lenten Season

03/03/2006 - Tuedsay and Wednesday were exciting days at Immaculate Conception School as staff, students and parents worked together to organize a pancake breakfast and Ash Wednesday celebration. Read more...


Immaculate Conception Promotes Healthy Eating

02/23/2006 - Staff and students at Immaculate Conception Catholic School stress the importance of healthy eating and proper nutrition by designating one day per month as Healthy Snack Day. This past Wednesday, all students were provided with a fruit snack of their choice served on a platter by volunteer parents. Read more...


Immaculate Conception Students Help Stock Shelves of St. Vincent de Paul

12/05/2005 - Sixteen hundred and forty- four! That's the number of food items that students at Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Val Caron raised in an eight-day period in their Christmas Food Drive. Quickly doing the math that works out to six items per student in the JK to Grade 6 school. Read more...


Immaculate Conception Catholic School Wins SCDSB Fitness Challenge

11/15/2005 - Immaculate Conception School has won the Sudbury Catholic District School Board Fitness Challenge. The goal of the program is to lower the resting and exercise heart rates of the Board's students over the course of the school year. Read more...





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