Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 11:03 AM
The Student of the Month for September is Rowan Alice, a Grade 12 student at Walkerville Collegiate Institute who displays exceptional qualities of our theme of “athleticism”. Rowan is a gifted athlete and is passionate about active living. Last year, Rowan made the point to engage in every school sport he could and support the ones he couldn’t. He single-handedly established a soccer team at Walkerville, he is a star volleyball player and enthusiastically supported the track and field...
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 07:32 PM
The Student of the Month for June is Sulayman Syed, a Grade 12 student at Vincent Massey Secondary School and an outstanding role model for this month’s theme of “leadership”.
It may be difficult to stand out at Massey, with over 2,000 students and so many passionate leaders working to make the school experience the best it can be. However, Sulayman clearly embodies the spirit of a natural-born leader who is constantly working to better his own leadership skills and advocating for student voice....
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:34 PM
On Wednesday, June 1st we raised the Pride flag at the board administrative offices and at schools throughout the GECDSB.
It’s an important symbol of our commitment to creating safe and welcoming spaces for all students and staff. Full inclusion of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals in our schools and throughout our organization, however, is more than symbolic. It’s a genuine responsibility that we have pledged to accomplish.
Real action has already taken place with the creation of Pride in Education,...
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 10:35 AM
The Greater Essex County District School Board, in partnership with the Run for Rocky, OSSTF, ETFO and Windsor Essex Pride Fest, was proud to host “The Tenth Annual Gender and Sexuality Alliance Conference: A Pride in Education Forum” on May 26th, 2022.
Superintendent Josh Canty, who leads the board’s equity initiatives, strategies and programs, states, “…this GSA conference is an opportunity to renew our commitment to creating schools and spaces where 2SLGBTQAI+ students and staff can feel safe...
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 09:45 AM
The Greater Essex County District School Board and The Gibson Gallery Present: The 17th Annual Student Digital Photography Exhibition.
Primary, Junior and Intermediate students were invited to submit color, black and white or digitally enhanced photos. All photos will be on display at the Gibson Gallery from May 26- June 4. A reception will take place on June 4th from 2-4 p.m. with an awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
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