Press Releases

North Bay, December 16, 2016 - Holiday Season at the Village du public in North Bay: Gratitude Community Campaign. On Tuesday, December 20, students from École publique Héritage and École publique Odyssée are launching a community campaign filled with... continue

North Bay, December 9, 2016 - Public consultations well received. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) concluded a series of public consultations in the Parry Sound and Muskoka regions to determine the level of interest in the community for the opening of a French-language public elementary school... continue

North Bay, December 5, 2016 - Highlights from the CSPNE Organizational Meeting: The Board’s Executive is elected. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) held its organizational meeting on December 2 in Timmins... continue

North Bay, November 29, 2016 - Official Opening: École élémentaire publique Jeunesse Active. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce today the official opening of École élémentaire publique Jeunesse Active in Sturgeon Falls... continue

North Bay, November 02, 2016 - CSPNE holds community consultations in the Muskoka region. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) announces it will be launching public consultations in the Muskoka region to determine the level of interest among parents for the opening of a French-language public... continue

North Bay, October 28, 2016 - CSPNE completes major construction projects. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that the expansion projects at École publique Lionel-Gauthier in Timmins and École publique Le Coeur du Nord in Kapuskasing have been completed... continue

North Bay, October 27, 2016 - Conseil scolaire Viamonde, Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario, Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario and Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario are launching a common entity... continue

North Bay, August 18, 2016 - CSPNE introduces its Principals and Vice-Principals for the 2016-2017 school year. The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce the names of its Principals and Vice-Principals... continue

North Bay, August 2, 2016 - CSPNE appoints a new superintendent of education. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce that Irène Charrette has been appointed Superintendent of Education... continue

North Bay, June 3, 2016 - Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) announces the appointment of three student trustees for the 2016-2017 school year. Nicolas Sénécal, a student from École secondaire publique Northern in Sturgeon Falls will act as student Chair with the assistance of...continue

North Bay, April 28, 2016 - Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) would like to announce that two new collective agreements have been ratified. A three-year collective agreement between CSPNE and the members of the teachers’ union AEFO, Local 56 Nord-Est publique...continue

North Bay, February 26, 2016 – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce that Mr. Simon Fecteau has been appointed Director of Education. Originally from Timmins and having worked in the field of education for over 25 years, Mr. Fecteau has held... continue

December 8, 2015 – Highlights from the CSPNE Organizational Meeting The Board’s Executive is elected. Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) held its organizational meeting on December 4 in North Bay. During the inaugural meeting, Board members elected the executive which is comprised of the Chair and Vice-Chairs... continue

October 28, 2015 – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) and Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) are working together to provide a leadership camp for their secondary school students from... continue

North Bay, Ontario, August, 2015 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce the names of its Principals and Vice-Principals for the elementary and secondary schools under its jurisdiction. Here is a list of Principals and Vice-Principals for each community for the coming... continue

North Bay, Ontario, June 25, 2015 – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) announces that the school board has accepted Roch Gallien’s resignation as Director of Education effective Monday, June 15, 2015.... continue

North Bay, Ontario, June 18, 2015 – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce that after a full year of planning and training, École publique Odyssée in North Bay has been recognized as... continue

North Bay and Timmins, May 12, 2015 – The Conseil scolaire catholique de district des Grandes Rivières (CSCDGR) and the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) are happy to announce that the two Boards have signed... continue

Northeastern Ontario, December 9, 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is happy to announce that École publique Lionel Gauthier and École publique Renaissance in Timmins will maintain their respective names. During... continue

Northeastern Ontario, October 1st 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased with student progress and with staff dedication in addressing areas targeted in the Improvement Plan. continue

FYI - NEWS RELEASE – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario et Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord
Jour des Franco-Ontariens et des Franco-Ontariennes continue

Northeastern Ontario, August 30, 2013 – Linda Lacroix appointed Superintendent for the Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l’Ontario continue

Northeastern Ontario, August 14, 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce the following staffing appointments: Valérie Demers-Romaniuk has been appointed to the position of... continue

Northeastern Ontario, July 9th, 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce that Joël Boucher has been appointed as the New Principal of École publique Étoile du Nord in Iroquois Falls... continue

Northeastern Ontario, July 2nd, 2013 – On June 25th, the City of North Bay and Nipissing University announced they were forming a partnership to host an important regional Robotics competition. This event, FIRST Robotics, is part of an international program which will include over 1000 participants, including several hundred... continue

Northeastern Ontario, June 25, 2013 – At the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) regular meeting held on June 21 and 22, 2013, the Board approved a balanced budget of... continue

Northeastern Ontario, May 2nd 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce the creation of a community partnership focusing on mental health and addiction in its student population. With this collaborative effort.... continue

Northeastern Ontario, April 5th, 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mr. Alain Noël as the new Principal for École secondaire publique Northern in Sturgeon Falls... continue

Northeastern, February 7th, 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) wishes to announce that two of the Board’s Trustees have received an Award to recognize over 25 years of Trustee duty. Mrs. Clara McKinnon and Mr. Henri Ménard are the... continue

Northeastern Ontario, January 22, 2013 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to report that the Ministry of Education has approved funding for several important capital projects at École élémentaire publique Jeunesse Active in.... continue

North Bay Ontario, December 17, 2012 – In November, schools were invited to increase their students’ awareness of the dangers of drug, alcohol and tobacco use through planned initiatives. Participants provided awareness raising activities in the form of video submissions, substance abuse prevention games.... continue

Northeastern Ontario, November 20, 2012 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that École secondaire publique Écho du Nord of Kapuskasing is the recipient of the Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement Award.... continue

North Bay, November 20, 2012 – On November 9th, a group of students attending É́cole publique Odyssée was invited to join the mayor of North Bay, Mr. Al McDonald, in signing an official proclamation to fight bullying... continue

Sturgeon Falls, November 7, 2012 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) was proud to officially launch programs and services at the Centre d’apprentissage du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CANO), an alternative learning centre in... continue

Timmins, October 16, 2012 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that the official ground breaking ceremony or the new École élémentaire publique Lionel-Gauthier in Timmins. continue

Northeastern Ontario, March 30, 2012 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) wishes to announce the appointment of Mrs. Chantal MacIvor as Principal of É́cole élémentaire publique Lionel Gauthier in Timmins. continue

North Bay and Timmins, January 30, 2012 – The Conseil scolaire catholique de district des Grandes Rivières (CSCDGR) and the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) are happy to announce that they've received a 10,6 million... continue

Northeastern Ontario, January 18, 2012 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to report that the Ministry of Education has approved funding for several important capital projects at... continue

Northeastern Ontario, December 22, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce that at a special meeting held on December 20th, trustees approved a call for tenders for architectural plans for the new École élémentaire... continue

Northeastern Ontario, December 12, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) held its inaugural meeting and its fourth regular meeting on December 9 and 10, at the CSPNE head office in North Bay. During the inaugural meeting... continue

Northeastern Ontario, October 26, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to invite the general public and the medias to the official opening of École élémentaire publique de Hearst. This new school is... continue

Northeastern Ontario, October 5, 2011 – On this day of the World Teachers Day, the Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is extremely proud to highlight the teaching excellence of Madame France Labonté, a teacher at École publique des... continue

Northeastern Ontario, September 27, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that four of its students have received a Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for... continue

Northeastern Ontario, September 27, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce the launching of three Specialist High Skills Majors... continue

North Bay, September 13, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord (CSCFN) and the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) have joined forces to organize a celebration of Franco-Ontarian Day. The celebration will be... continue

Northeastern Ontario, August 22, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) encourages and fosters continuous feedback from members of its community to gauge the efficiency of its implementation of services that have... continue

Northeastern Ontario, June 16, 2011 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that the Ministry of Education has approved construction of a new building for École élémentaire publique Lionel‐Gauthier in Timmins... continue

Northeastern Ontario, May 25, 2011 – Official Opening of Centre d'apprentissage du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CANO). The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to invite the general public and the medias to... continue

Northeastern Ontario, April 29, 2011– The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) wishes to announce the following new appointments at CSPNE. Mr. Michael Philbin has been appointed Superintendant of Education. Mr. Philbin has been... continue

Northeastern Ontario, February 11, 2011– Francophone parents from the Hearst region will be able to register their children at École élémentaire publique de Hearst as early as March 1st, 2011. This registration event will take place on Tuesday, March 1st, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. continue

Northeastern Ontario, February 7th, 2011– The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) invites parents of Elementary and Junior Level students (Grades 7 and 8) to attend a Report Card session during the week of February 7, 2011. continue

Northeastern Ontario, January 18th, 2011– The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that its students at the secondary level increased their success rate for the school year 2009/2010. continue

Northeastern Ontario, December 6th, 2010– The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) held its inaugural meeting in the City of Temiskaming Shores, on Friday December 3, 2010. continue

Northeastern Ontario, December 3rd, 2010– Students from the Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) are all very excited about the launching of their first Holiday Season CD. The official launching will take place on Wednesday, December 8, at 9:00 am. continue

North Bay and Timmins, December 2nd, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire catholique de district des Grandes Rivières (CSCDGR) and the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) are happy to announce that the two Board have signed a draft agreement for the establishment of a new French language secondary school in Iroquois Falls. continue

Northeastern Ontario, November 22, 2010 – The support staff of the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) took part in a Symposium on Wellness offered in North Bay on November 5, and in Timmins on November 15. continue

Northeastern Ontario, November 16, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce that CSPNE is now on Twitter. Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that allows us to send free shorts messages called “tweets” via Internet, and wireless instant messaging... continue

Northeastern Ontario, November 10th, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that École publique Héritage of North Bay is the recipient of the Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement Award... continue

North Bay, October 29, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario and the Near Near North District School Board are pleased to announce that École secondaire publique Northern Secondary School will re-open for Monday, November 1, 2010. continue

North Bay, October 28, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) advises that today, École secondaire publique Northern remains closed due to a loss of power yesterday. As a result, École secondaire publique Northern will remain closed on Friday, October 29, 2010. continue

Northeastern Ontario, October 21, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to report that the overall satisfaction rate of its personnel with the Board's overall operations is improving. continue

Northeastern Ontario, October 4, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario(CSPNE) is proud to announce that four of its students have received a Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship from the Province of Ontario. continue

Northeastern Ontario, September 29, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is happy to report that during its regular board meeting on September 23, Board members approved...continue

North Bay, July 7th 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) wishes to announce the following appointments...continue

Northeastern Ontario, June 7, 2010 – At the last meeting of the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE), on May 20th, the Board approved changes to titles of several administrative positions, as well as an addition to the CSPNE organizational chart....continue

Northeastern Ontario, May 31th, 2010 – During the last Board meeting of May 20th, 2010, trustees of the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) appointed Madame Pascale Pellerin to the position of Principal at École publique des Navigateurs, in Temiskaming Shores...continue

Northeastern Ontario, May 7th, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is proud to announce that Josée Huard, educational assistant for special needs students at École publique Odyssée of North Bay, was awarded the Premier's Award for Teaching Excellence on May 5th, 2010....continue

North Bay, April 27th 2010 – During an extraordinary meeting on Monday, April 26th, CSPNE Board Members approved the establishment of an Alternative Learning Centre in Downtown North Bay for the 2010-11 school year....continue

North Bay, February 24, 2010 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Normand Lessard to the position of Vice-Principal at École publique Odyssée in North Bay starting February 24, 2010....continue

North Eastern Ontario, December 8, 2009 - The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de
l'Ontario (CSPNE) held its inaugural meeting and its third regular meeting of the school year on December 4 and 5, 2009, in Timmins...continue

Northeastern Ontario, November 3rd, 2009 – Mr. Robert Poirier, Chairperson of Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Roch Gallien as Director of Education....continue

North Bay, October 20, 2009 – Earlier this morning, a mild gas odour was detected at École publique Odyssée, located on Norman Avenue in North Bay. Competent authorities were on site and inspected the school to find a defective unit causing a mild smell of gas....continue

North Eastern Ontario, October 15, 2009 – On September 24, at the first regular meeting of the
2009/2010 school year, the trustees of the Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est (CSDNE) mandated the administration to present potential options for the acquisition of a site for a new elementary school in Hearst...continue

North‐eastern Ontario, October 8th, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de l’Ontario is proud to announce that three of its students have received a “Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top” tuition scholarship...continue

Northeastern Ontario, September 17, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de
l'Ontario has put forward initiatives that contribute to better student achievement...continue

Northeastern Ontario, August 24, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario
(CSDNE) wishes to announce the appointment of Ms. Monique Ménard as Superintendent of
Education...continuer

North‐eastern Ontario, August 19, 2009 – Today, the Conseil scolaire public du Nord‐Est de
l'Ontario (CSDNE) launches its new French public education awareness campaign – Au public,
c'est comme ça!...continue

North Bay, June 16, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its ninth regular meeting of the school year on May 28, 2009 by videoconference....continue

North Bay, May 25 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its eighth regular meeting of the school year on April 23rd 2009, by videoconference....continue

North Bay, May 22 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) will hold a Regional Improvisation Tournament at École secondaire publique Northern, in Sturgeon Falls, on May 26 and 27 2009....continue

North Bay, May 7, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its 8th Regional Public Speaking Competition on Saturday, April 25...continue

North Bay, April 21, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) will host its 8th Regional Public Speaking Contest on Saturday, April 25, 2009, at École publique Odyssée...continue

North Bay, April, 3rd, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario held its seventh regular meeting of the school year on March 26, 2009, by videoconference....continue

North Bay, March 17, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its sixth regular meeting of the school year on February 26, 2009, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, March 17, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its fifth regular meeting of the school year on January 22, 2009, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, January 23, 2009 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) will bring its team together in six Northeastern communities to celebrate the successes of its growing family during the last ten years....continue

North Bay, December 15, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its inaugural meeting and its fourth regular meeting of the school year on December 5 and 6, 2008, at Cedar Meadows in Timmins....continue

North Bay, December 1, 2008 – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) is proud to announce the official opening of its new regional office in Timmins...continue

North Bay, October 24, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its second regular meeting of the 2008-2009 school year on October 17 and 18, 2008, at École publique Jeunesse Active in Sturgeon Falls...continue

North Bay, September 22, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its first regular meeting of the 2008-2009 school year on September 18, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, September 15th, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario is pleased to invite the general public to the official opening of École élémentaire publique des Navigateurs....continue

North Bay, September 18, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) is proud to announce an increase of 22% in the EQAO provincial tests for the year 2007-2008 compared to the 2003-2004 results...continue

North Bay, July 1st 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its tenth and last meeting of the school year on June 20 and 21, 2008, in North Bay...continue

North Bay, April 17, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its seventh regular meeting of the school year on March 29, at the Cedar Meadows, in Timmins...continue

North Bay, March 27, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its sixth regular meeting of the school year on February 28, 2008, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, March 6, 2008 – The chairperson of Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE), Robert Poirier, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ghislain Beaupré to the position of Director of Education and Secretary of the Board....continue

North Bay, February 5, 2008 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its fifth regular meeting of the school year on January 22, 2008, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, December 18, 2007 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its inaugural meeting and the fourth regular meeting of the school year on December 7 and 8, at École publique Jeunesse Active, in Sturgeon Falls....continue

North Bay, December 14, 2007 – It is with great astonishment that the Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est (CSDNE) learned that the Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Grandes Rivières (CSCDGR) had unilaterally decided to build a new secondary school in Iroquois Falls...continuer

North Bay, November 30, 2007 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its third regular meeting of the school year on November 22, 2007, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, November 21 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its second regular meeting of the school year on October 27, 2007, by videoconference...continue

North Bay, November 19, 2007 – The Board is proud to announce that five of its students have received a "Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top" Scholarship...continue

North Bay, November 12th, 2007 - The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) wishes to announce the following appointments for its Northern Region...continue

North Bay, September 25, 2007 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario is proud to announce the 2006-07 results of its students in the Provincial Assessments for the Primary and the Junior Divisions, as well as the Grade 9 results in the Mathematics Assessment...continue

North Bay, September 24th, 2007 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario is pleased to invite the public at large to the official opening of École élémentaire publique Héritage in North Bay..continue

North Bay, July 6, 2007 – The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario (CSDNE) held its tenth regular meeting of the school year on June 22 and 23, in North Bay...continue