|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".
|Sowing the Seeds of Friendship
06/19/2014 - Students from the grade 4/5 class at Holy Cross along with the the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) class at St.Benedict's got together recently and did some planting. Together they sowed some seeds and established some friendships in the process!
|Second Annual Cubs and Bears Junior Co-ed Soccer Tournament Results
06/17/2014 - On June 15, 2014, Holy Cross Catholic Elementary and St. Benedict Catholic Secondary Schools hosted the second annual Cubs and Bears Junior Co-ed soccer tournament. Participating were 15 teams from 3 different schools boards - the English and French Catholic boards as well as the French Public.
|Bears Soccer Finish 4th in Ontario
06/09/2014 - The St. Benedict Bears Sr. Boys Soccer team finished 4th at OFSAA in London, Ontario (June 5-7, 2014). This is the second straight final 4 appearance for the team at the provincial championships. The squad won their round-robin pool with a perfect 3-0 record. The squad then won the quarter-final 3-1 over Port Hope. Unfortunately, the Bears would fall 2-0 to Glegarry SS from Ottawa in the semi-final, who eventually went onto win the gold medal. The Bears lost a close 2-1 match to Ridley College from St. Catharines in the consolation game. The team finished with it's best results in program history and a season record of 13-2 (only losing on the final day of the season).
|St. Benedict Graduate Now a Published Author
06/05/2014 - St. Benedict graduate, Michaela Smet is now a published author. Available through Friesen Press, Smet's novel, Promise, tells the story of a girl who has big ambitions and overcomes many obstacles to keep a promise to herself for a better life. According to the website, Smet's desire to become an author "stems from her passion for writing and a desire to share her dreams and memories. She is currently dividing her time between writing and completing a degree in Architecture."
|St. Benedict Off to OFFSA
06/02/2014 - After a 1st place finish in the Sudbury regular season and a playoff city championship in Sudbury (8-0), the St. Benedict Bears Senior Boys Soccer team beat Chippewa Secondary School (of North Bay) 4-0 on Friday afternoon in North Bay. The squad remains a perfect 9-0-0, with 29 goals for and 1 against. The Bears beat the Raiders by a score of 4-0, with goals by Shawn Wilcox (3) and Josh Rancourt (1). The shutout was recorded by Connor Vande Weghe. With the win, the squad returns to OFSAA (hosted in London this year on June 4-7) where it earned a 4th place finish last year.