What’s happening in Rainbow Schools?

March Break postponed to April 12 to 16, 2021
April 19 PA Day rescheduled to March 19

Joint News Release

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon (CSC Nouvelon), Rainbow District School Board (RDSB), Sudbury Catholic District School Board (SCSDB) and Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) have updated the School Year Calendar for 2020-2021.

The Ministry of Education has postponed the March Break until April 12 to 16, 2021.

As a result, teaching and learning will continue the week of March 15 to 19, 2021.

In addition, the April 19th Professional Activity Day has been rescheduled to March 19th.

The four school boards have worked together to produce a common calendar for many years, facilitating the co-ordination of services such as student transportation.

Updated Calendar for the 2020-2021 School Year
Elementary and Secondary Schools

March Break – March 15 to 19, 2021 – Postponed
Good Friday – April 2, 2021
Easter Monday – April 5, 2021
April Break – April 12 to 16, 2021 – NEW
Victoria Day – May 24, 2021
Last Day of School for Students – June 29, 2021

Professional Activity Days
Sudbury/Espanola/Manitoulin Districts

March 19, 2021 – NEW
April 19, 2021 – Cancelled
June 11, 2021

The Updated School Year Calendar for 2020-2021 is available on school board websites:


Media Contacts:
Paul de la Riva
Director of Communications and External Relations
Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon
705-673-5626, ext. 294

Carole Dubé
Director of Communications
Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario
705-671-1533, ext. 2233

Nicole Charette
Senior Advisor, Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning
Rainbow District School Board
705-674-3171, ext. 7217

Carlee Leishman
Communications Officer
Sudbury Catholic District School Board
705-673-5620, ext. 375