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WATERLOO REGION — Nine school outbreaks were announced Monday evening by the Waterloo Region District School Board, mostly in high schools. Eleven new school outbreaks in public, Catholic and private schools were added to the region’s COVID-19 dashboard on Tuesday to reach a total of 19, while two were also declared over on Monday. The …

[ad_1] The Independent School District of Magnolia has suspended the application of gender provisions in its dress code policy for all students until further notice amid an ongoing dispute that claims the rules discriminate against women. boys with long hair. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal granted a preliminary injunction on Thursday that extended aid to …

[ad_1] Heat causes scrums to be canceled Thursday was supposed to be the night of the first scrimmages of the season for many regional teams, but some were called off due to the excessive heat. Among the clashes swept away: Princess Anne at Menchville, Warhill against Denbigh and Windsor at Bruton. Additionally, the Jamestown scrum …

[ad_1] The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) official Twitter account is active with posts urging students to get the shot and letting them know about services around them to get the shot. On July 22, the YRDSB also retweeted its post, claiming that “infection with COVID-19 can have serious consequences for all age groups, …

[ad_1] York Region District School Board administrators voted to rename the Sir John A. Macdonald Public School at a special board meeting on Tuesday. In a statement, the board said the decision to change the name is in line with its school names policy which “requires school names to be based on principles of fairness …

[ad_1] York Region District School Board terminates partnership with autism school – Video – CityNews Toronto Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization purposes, to personalize its online advertising and for other purposes. Find out more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the principles of the Digital Advertising Alliance. By continuing to use our …

[ad_1] The Waterloo Region District School Board has found a replacement for recently retired Director of Education John Bryant. On August 3, Jeewan Chanicka will take the reins of the Waterloo Public School Board. Read more: Waterloo Public Schools to Offer Online Learning for the 2021-22 School Year Board Chair Joanne Weston said Jeewan brings …

[ad_1] School trustees from the Waterloo Region District School Board have approved a new human rights policy. There was no discussion of the new policy on Monday evening as the directors approved the minutes of the last committee meeting on April 19, formally putting the new policy in place. Deepa Ahluwalia, human rights and equity …

[ad_1] The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) said its public health department should consider closing schools and switching to online learning as the number of COVID-19 cases increases daily. The YRDSB says the decision to close schools for in-person learning rests with the local public unit or the Ford government and Education Minister Stephen …

[ad_1] KITCHENER – The Waterloo Region Public School Board plans to offer virtual learning as an option during the 2021-2022 school year. John Bryant, director of education for the board, said in a blog post Monday that the board recognizes that some families may request an e-learning option for their child. “Over the next few …

[ad_1] The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has canceled the 2020-2021 WCSSAA winter sports season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “We recognize how disappointing this news will be for students and families,” the board said in a statement. Read more: Children are not allowed to wear Halloween costumes, bring treats to Waterloo Public …

[ad_1] The Waterloo Region District School Board passed a motion Monday night to conduct a review of the resource officer program. The program, which sees police officers in area schools, was suspended by council in June. Read more: COVID-19 outbreak reported to before and after school program in Waterloo region According to the Waterloo Regional, …

[ad_1] The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) voted unanimously to rename a high school in Vaughan named after the city’s founder because of its racist past. In a statement on Wednesday, the school board announced it would change the name of Vaughan High School, located on Clark Avenue just east of Dufferin Street in …

[ad_1] KITCHENER – The Waterloo Region District School Board announced Monday evening that it is changing its “staggered start” schedule for September. ELEMENTARY STUDENTS The previous plan called for students to return to class in two separate cohorts. Group A was scheduled to start on September 8 and 9, while Group B would return on …

[ad_1] With just over a week before students are ready to attend class, the Waterloo Region District School Board has said it is delaying the start of the school year. The board says this is an effort to give students and staff more time to return to the learning environment both online and in person. …

[ad_1] Just two weeks before the start of the school year, the Waterloo Region District School Board announced it will be hosting a staggered start for elementary school students. In a statement, the board said that “the two-week period will allow students and staff to gradually return to school and devote more time to teaching, …

[ad_1] TORONTO – The York Region District School Board has informed parents that they are planning to stagger the start of the school year. “We are planning a phased entry for elementary and secondary schools to help students learn routines and familiarize themselves with their new learning environments,” YRDSB Director of Education Louise Sirisko said …

[ad_1] Teachers in the Waterloo Region District School Board will soon have access to a new locally developed anti-trafficking curriculum. The program is called RESET, which stands for Recognize Exploitation, a program to end trafficking. This is a series of lessons for Grades 7 and 8 that teaches them how to spot potential traffickers and …

[ad_1] WATERLOO REGION –The Waterloo Region District School Board will no longer use the stepped entrance to bridge the gap between home and classroom for its younger students. As part of a staggered entry, kindergarten children start school in small groups just a few days a week, before the whole class attends together. But some …

[ad_1] WATERLOO REGION – Do children learn best by attending school all year round, rather than taking two full months off in the summer? Three public school trustees have asked the Waterloo Region District School Board to choose two elementary schools to test a schedule that shortens summer vacation. “We know that for some children, …

[ad_1] The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) has apologized to a parent after saying it failed to respond to complaints about racism and the use of racist slurs towards the parent by a former school counselor. “The council acknowledges the ministerial review report’s conclusion that the examiners heard parents and community members characterize the …

[ad_1] York District School Board (YRDSB) review offers a long list of recommendations to the board to address what is described as a “culture of fear” among board members and senior managers, as well as “systemic discrimination.” . Ontario Education Minister Mitzie Hunter issued 22 directives to the school board following a review on Tuesday. …

[ad_1] The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) says it needs to do better when it comes to EQAO test scores. Today, the Office of Education, Quality and Accountability (EQAO) released local results, showing that grades three and six in reading, writing and math were lower. the provincial average, as did the Grade 9 math …