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Together, we inspire innovation and a passion for learning in every student.

Take a moment to review District School Board Ontario North East's new Strategic Plan for Student Success for 2013-2018.

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ESCHS Partners with Cochrane Retirement Complex

12/07/2016 - This semester's visual arts students at École Secondaire Cochrane High School and residents of the Cochrane Retirement Complex successfully coordinated an inter-generational program that promoted learning, understanding, and mutual respect. The students made paintings commissioned by the retirement residents to decorate their rooms and the dining room. The residents and students met regularly over coffee and donuts to discuss the painting projects, and to get to know each other a little better.


Board Chair and Vice-Chair Acclaimed

12/07/2016 - District School Board Ontario North East is proud to announce the acclamation of Doug Shearer as Chair of the Board and Bob Brush as Vice-Chair. Elections were held during the Board of Trustees annual inaugural meeting on December 6th. Both Shearer and Brush were the sole nominees for each position. Shearer is the trustee for Haileybury, Cobalt-Coleman Township and Temagami. Bob Brush represents the Timmins area.


Painting of Traditional Thirteen-Sided Drums

11/28/2016 - Students in this semester's Expressing Aboriginal Culture course at École Secondaire Cochrane High School put their creativity to work painting Woodland style inspired imagery onto traditional thirteen-sided drums. The drums were made in the same course last semester with Gary Lavigne. The painted drums are a nice addition to the hallways at Cochrane High. Great job students!

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Director's Corner

Musings from Director of Education Linda Knight

November 30, 2016

At District School Board Ontario North East, we recognize the need to prepare our students for the 21st Century and the world where they will live, learn, labour, and lead. We recognize the need to embrace technology in education, but we also need to influence how students are interacting with and using technology.  Studies show that children spend over six and a half hours per day engaged with various types of media, television, movies, music, electronic games, and computers. This is equal to a 40 hour work week with a few...

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