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Back To School Decision Made But Details Still To Come.

The Ontario Government has announced it’s plan that all publicly funded schools in the province will reopen this fall for a full-time return of students to the classroom. There will be enhanced cleaning and health and safety protocols. Parents will

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More Job Action, Including Strikes, Coming Next Week As ETFO Strikes Today.

As the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has a Province wide Full Withdrawal of Services today, there have been announcements of further job action for next week. While the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has not yet announced

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Over Half Of Grand Erie School Board Schools Gone Green

Grand Erie District School Board this past week announced that more than half of the board’s 72 schools were rewarded for their environmental efforts in 2018-19 with 38 earning EcoSchools Certification. Initiatives led by students include introducing recycling programs, encouraging

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Hamilton Mealshare Program Grows – GNSOTD Friday June 21st 2019

There is an interesting idea which launched in the Hamilton area last week. It is to give one meal for every meal sold at several restaurants, “We’re trying to turn dining out into helping out,” said Heather Laird, the program’s community

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Closed Today Due To Inclement Weather Thursday Feb 7 2019

Once again we are faced with some hazardous road conditions and that has led to some cancellations this morning.   From the Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk Catholic District School Board: transportation is cancelled and all schools and board facilities in all zones are closed to

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Schools Are Closed On Wednesday February 6 2019

Due to the inclement weather both school boards have announced that schools will be closed for Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The Freezing Rain hitting the region has made transport unsafe and therefore parents are encouraged to keep students home for

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Disney To Help Fund Social Programs In Schools With Sandy Hook Promise – GNSOTD Friday Jan 4

Social isolation is the overwhelming feeling of being left out, lonely and treated like you are invisible. It is a growing epidemic in the United States and within schools. Young people who are isolated can become victims of bullying, violence

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Grand Erie Schools Decking the Halls and Adding Holiday Cheer with a Variety of Events

Schools across Grand Erie are celebrating the upcoming holiday season with a variety of events, activities and projects aimed at making the season merrier for all. Musical performances welcoming parents and families, delicious turkey dinners for students and staff, and

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