Rugby teams descend on ESSC

ESSC played host to a series of rugby games on Saturday, seeing six teams compete. Pictured, Mont-Bleu’s Hannah-Gorgette Saha, carrying the ball, sprints for Grande-Rivière’s goal posts.

Donald Teuma-Castelletti
May 12, 2018
High school rugby teams from across the Pontiac and beyond gathered at the Mansfield et Pontefract high school on Saturday, for a full day of games.
Seeing six teams take part, École secondaire Sieur-de-Coulonge (ESSC) played host to the games, while also raising money for one of the popular extracurricular activities at the school.
ESSC teacher Gabie Paré said that the money raised through an on-site barbeque and snack shack will go towards supporting their group, Famille Animalis.
This group sees and cares for a variety of school pets, from rats and ferrets to rabbits and lizards. Paré said that while a science teacher at the school oversees the program, students clean, feed, and document the day-to-day of the animals.

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