Collège Notre-Dame (Sudbury)

at 100 Lévis , P3C 2H1


Collège Notre-Dame (Sudbury)
100 Lévis
Sudbury , ON P3C 2H1
Canada

Description

Collège Notre-Dame is a public separate high school in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. The school is part of the Conseil scolaire de district catholique du Nouvel-Ontario and has a student population of 631. It is one of four French Catholic high schools in the Sudbury region and is renowned for its academic excellence and its sports teams, particularly basketball, flag football, football, gymnastics, and hockey.HistoryThe school was founded in 1948 as le Pensionnat Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil. Originally an all-girls school, boys were finally allowed to attend after the closure of Collège du Sacré-Cœur in the late 1960s. Le Collège du Sacré-Cœur is now known as École secondaire du Sacré-Cœur and is the other French Catholic high school in the city of Sudbury. Collège Notre-Dame is known for its qualities emphasizing on theoretical academics, offering Enriched Mathematics and Integrated Sciences, as well as possessing a gifted students program (Douance). The school also instils a great deal of discipline in its students, which explains why the school remains very popular among parents.In the communityCollège Notre-Dame is currently headed by Mme Joanne Chrétien, and is known throughout the city for its work in fundraising for the Northern Cancer Research Foundation, headed in Sudbury. In the year 2005-06 the school raised over $40,000 CDN for the foundation through such events as the blitz, where a large majority of the students went throughout the city, on assigned streets acquiring door-to-door donations. In 2014, the annual Blitz took place on February 20th and raised $26,000.

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