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Summer HoursNew hours in effect as of July 4th. Click to learn more.New hours in effect as of July 4th. Click to learn more.June 2017 EditionCheck out our latest InTouch NewsletterCheck out our latest InTouch NewsletterCity of Thunder Bay Needs School Crossing GuardsThe City of Thunder Bay is currently looking for new Crossing Guards.…The City of Thunder Bay is currently looking for new Crossing Guards. Everyone is encouraged to apply.Sargent Named SuperintendentAt a Special Board Meeting on May 17, 2017, the Board of Trustees approved…At a Special Board Meeting on May 17, 2017, the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Allison Sargent as Superintendent of Education.St. Ignatius - Exceptional At National Science CompetitionDuring the month of May, two St. Ignatius High School students placed…During the month of May, two St. Ignatius High School students placed exceptionally well in a nationwide science competition.Two New Student TrusteesThe two new student trustees were introduced at Monday night's board…The two new student trustees were introduced at Monday night's board meeting and will begin their term in SteptemberHere CampaignThis campaign's aim is to build awareness around the attendance issues in…This campaign's aim is to build awareness around the attendance issues in our region and to provide communication tools to help improve attendance in our schoolsConversations About 13 Reasons Why and SuicideDespite the graphic content and the show’s rating, many middle school…Despite the graphic content and the show’s rating, many middle school (grade 7&8) and young teenagers are viewing the series. If your children fall within this age group, know that your children have likely heard of and possibly already watched this popular series, based on a book about the same topic. So, it is important that parents be prepared to talk about the series in order to answer questions or concerns that the series raises.St. Ignatius Students Profiled in the Toronto StarAccording to the most recent Statistics Canada data, only about 10 per cent…According to the most recent Statistics Canada data, only about 10 per cent of indigenous people in Canada between the ages of 25 and 64 have a university degree at the bachelor level or higher, compared to almost 30 per cent of non-indigenous Canadians.Major Facility Upgrades AnnouncedThe football fields at St. Patrick High School and St. Ignatius will soon…The football fields at St. Patrick High School and St. Ignatius will soon be replaced with artificial turf. The Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board held a news conference on Thursday morning to announce the major facility upgrades.Register TodayRegistering your child to attend one of our schools is quicker and easier…Registering your child to attend one of our schools is quicker and easier than ever before. Either register online, drop by your local school or come into our board office at 459 Victoria Ave.Why choose a Thunder Bay Catholic School?Our curriculum is purposely designed to produce graduates with good moral…Our curriculum is purposely designed to produce graduates with good moral character who are responsible citizens, caring family members and collaborative contributors to the common good of Ontario's society.Board Improvement PlanCatholic education addresses the search for meaning and the desire of the…Catholic education addresses the search for meaning and the desire of the person to understand human life as an integration of body, mind and spirit. Rooted in this vision, Catholic education fosters the search for meaning as a lifelong spiritual and academic quest. We are committed to building equitable, inclusive and engaging environments in which all students have the opportunity to learn. In classrooms, this is expressed through the inclusion of every learner, using differentiated instruction and student voice as well as culturally sensitive models of pedagogy and assessment for learning.

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June 2017
Elementary Schools Parents make the difference

Self-esteem is linked to higher grades and improved attendance

Studies show that when children participate in structured after-school activities, their grades are likely to rise.Their attendance is also likely to improve. Why? It may have to do with self-esteem.

After-school programs give kids opportunities to succeed at various activities, and their positive feelings of success may carry over into the classroom.

May 2017

What does your child want to be?

At Thunder Bay Catholic Schools, we support our students' dreams through faith-based education.

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