Rebranding Riverside Secondary School
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 09:39 AM
The Greater Essex County District School Board is committed to dismantling all forms of systemic racism and oppression to create safe, caring and inclusive learning and working environments for all students and staff.
To this end, we are ethically and legally compelled to immediately and completely remove the team name, Rebels, from Riverside Secondary School and to discontinue the use of the mascot "Captain Rebel".
The Rebel name and related imagery are associated with white supremacy, anti-Black...
Student of the Month December 2021
Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 02:06 PM
Congratulations Catie Lenover!
The Student of the Month for December is Catie Lenover, a Grade 12 student from Walkerville Collegiate Institute. Catie is a WCCA media arts student and exemplifies this month’s theme of “collaboration”.
A talented and well-rounded student athlete, Catie is captain of Walkerville’s senior girls' basketball team, plays hockey, has been a member of the swim team and also takes dance classes. As both a team captain and a player, Catie consistently practices collaboration...
Survey Says The Goodfellows
Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 02:41 PM
A rousing tournament of the popular game show Family Feud at the GECDSB administration building made a winner of the Windsor Goodfellows in the week before the winter holiday break.
The Goodfellows are always the # 1 answer when employees at the board's office are raising money for a good cause. Not only is the organization a next door neighbour, they assist - directly and indirectly - many GECDSB students and their families.
On December 16th Director of Education Erin Kelly and...
Heritage Recognition Awards
Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 03:00 PM
The Greater Essex County District School Board has been presented with Heritage Recognition awards by the City of Windsor for recent work at W.C. Kennedy Collegiate Institute and John Campbell Public School.
Originally built in 1928, Kennedy received some much needed improvements to its exterior with repairs to the front facing, leaded windows, repointing of the masonry and upgrades to the main entry area.
Campbell dates back to 1926 but was rebuilt in 2009, preserving the historic facade...
Student of the Month November 2021
Posted on Monday, December 06, 2021 11:24 AM
Congratulations Soteara Kong!
Soteara is a Grade 11 student at Vincent Massey Secondary School who exemplifies the theme of "kindness".
Soteara is consistently considerate, generous and caring towards others within the Massey community. She is quick to say a kind word, pleasant to be around and ready to lend a helping hand. Radiating with positive energy, Soteara makes friends easily and encourages others which ultimately makes our school community a better place.
Day after day, Soteara sets a perfect...