News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


Dr. Charles Pascal Visits St. Francis Catholic School

photo
Dr. Charles Pascal took some time to talk with students and staff at St. Francis during his visit to their Best Start Hub recently.

May 25, 2010 - Dr. Charles Pascal visited Sudbury on May 20th and stopped in to see the St. Francis Best Start Hub. Dr. Pascal was appointed by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty to be his special advisor on early learning in November 2007 and was asked to recommend the best way to implement full-day learning for four- and five-year-olds.
On June 15, 2009, Dr. Pascal presented his report, “With Our Best Future in Mind: Implementing Early Learning in Ontario”. The report contains 20 recommendations on how to introduce full-day learning to Ontario students, how to improve education for children up to 12 and how to increase supports for young families. Dr. Pascal interacted with the families at the St. Francis hub and also dropped into one of the senior kindergarten classes to participate in the circle time and story. He visited a number of other Hubs in Sudbury, including Pius XII Best Start Hub as he was in town to see the many great initiatives that support early learning within schools.



Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  Pius Students 'Activate their Recess' to promote fitness and physical activity!
•  Give your Input: Proposed 2018-2019 School Calendar
•  Friday January 12 2018- Bus Transportation Cancelled!
•  Their Story Begins Here - Kindergarten Registration info night taking place January 24!
•  St. Francis School Raises Over $2000 for Ronald McDonald House!
•  St. Benedict Students donate more than 1500 toys to Salvation Army!
•  Students spread joy and cheer with cards to celebrate Advent!
•  Immaculate Cougars raise 1500 cans for St. Vincent de Paul!
•  Coding Crusader saves the day and brings students some coding fun!
•  Tuesday December 12 - Transportation Cancelled!
•  Students Shop with a Cop to foster positive community relationships!
•  Chair and Vice-Chair Re-Elected!
•  St. Charles Students Explore Social Skills for Success by LDAS!
•  Grade 7 and 8 students craft and send Christmas cards for Noah!
•  Students receive special visit from local miner and book author!

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved