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Modernizing Ontario Secondary School Diploma Requirements

(May 31, 2024) As announced on May 30, 2024, the Ministry of Education is modernizing Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) requirements to ensure that students have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen pathways and continue to build a skilled workforce that strengthens Ontario’s economy and furthers its global competitive advantage.
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Student Trustees for 2023/2024 School Year

(September 20, 2023) The Algoma District School Board (ADSB) welcomes three new Student Trustees for the 2023/2024 school year. They are Casey Bouvier from Chapleau High School, Andrew Vair from Superior Heights and Desirae Schell-Migwans from Superior Heights as our Indigenous Student Trustee. All appointments became effective as of August 1, 2023.
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ADSB Students & Staff Benefit from Generous Tenaris & CWBWF Funding

Tenaris President in Canada Ricardo Prosperi and Joe Saundercook, Manager of Fund & Partnership Development with CWBWF, saw their funding dollars in action as they toured an ADSB Grade 12 manufacturing class in Sault Ste Marie on February 27th. They were joined by ADSB Chair Jennifer Sarlo and other special guests, as they observed equipment in use and spoke with staff and students about how the equipment is impacting their teaching and learning.

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Welcome

Welcome to St. Joseph Island Central School, home of the Spartans. 
 

This website provides information about our school and the activities and special events going on throughout the year.  It also contains forms, a map to the school and resources for parents/guardians. Continue to check back as we will be adding more content soon!
 

We have approximately 100 students in our school and 15 staff to support them. If you have any questions about our school or your child’s progress, please call or arrange to come meet with us at a convenient time.
 

I look forward to working with you and your child this year as a partner in education.
 
Scott Purnis
School Principal
 

It takes a village to raise a child; we have a whole island.

Mission

Confident learners, caring citizens.

Vision

In partnership with our stakeholders, the Algoma District School Board will create a collaborative learning community where all flourish as confident learners who see themselves as capable, self-directed and open to learning and as caring citizens who value good character and contribute positively to our communities.

Values

We are guided by:
ADSB character traits; lifelong learning;
empathy; ethical relationships;
equity & inclusion; accountability