Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 04:26 PM
The Student of the Month for December is Kyle Stratton, a Grade 12 student at Leamington District Secondary School. Kyle is an outstanding role model for this month’s theme of “collaboration”.
Kyle volunteered to lead Leamington’s can drive this year - a role usually taken on by student council - despite not being an official member. He collaborated with a team of fellow volunteers to organize the work and to promote the collection. In class, Kyle works hard to be successful in school and helps...
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 03:45 PM
Syed Omer Asim was 8 months old when his parents first noticed his fascination with colours. By fifteen months Omer was drawing shapes and mixing beautiful colour combinations, and between the ages of five and eleven he was drawing clear figures with recognizable facial features. Diagnosed with autism at the age of four, Omer has relied on his incredible artwork as a form of self expression and communication.
He is now a 16-year-old Grade 11 student in the Skills To Enhance Personal Success (S.T.E.P.S)...
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 10:49 AM
Staff at the GECDSB Administration Office took part in the third annual “Work Family Feud” event prior to the 2022 winter holidays. Teams of five from various departments competed in a fun-filled daylong tournament that celebrated the end of 2022 and raised money for charity. The International and Student Well-being departments won the championship round.
Staff raised $650.00 and have donated these funds to support the work of the Coalition for Justice, Unity and Equity.
The Coalition for Justice,...
Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 03:35 PM
The following statement can be attributed to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):
“The holiday season is a time for gathering amongst family and friends, which heightens the risk for transmission of respiratory illness. In previous years, the region has experienced large spikes in COVID-19 activity in the month of January. In this regard, WECHU is strongly encouraging residents to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses by taking proven effective measures to protect our most vulnerable...
Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 04:23 PM
Eight GECDSB schools will participate in the CTMA Career Ready Grant that will see new manufacturing technology equipment and tooling donated to schools across Windsor and Essex County.
The CTMA Career Ready project is being funded in-part by Ontario's Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) through the Skills Development Fund.
This project is a partnership between the CTMA, the Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE) and 40 schools in the province to...