Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2022 12:27 PM
Congratulations Zoe Stevenson!
The Student of the Month for January is Zoe Stevenson, a Grade 11 student at Kingsville District High School. Zoe is an inspirational role model for this month's theme of "perseverance".
Zoe has had a tracheostomy since May of 2019 due to a life-threatening accident she was involved in that resulted in a severe throat and airway injury. Since then, she has had over 15 surgeries and drives back and forth to SickKids Hospital for appointments and check-ups. Her condition...
Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2022 08:31 AM
The Greater Essex County District School Board has revised and updated its African-Canadian Roads to Freedom curriculum document (release November 2021). These resources are intended to provide teacher background information on Black Canadian heritage and culture connected directly to specific learning expectations in The Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies/History and Geography (2004).
The teaching of Black Canadian history should not be seen as an "event" but rather as an "ongoing...
Posted on Monday, January 31, 2022 02:48 PM
Recent school upgrades funded by the Governments of Canada and Ontario
The GECDSB has received funding through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream: Education Related program from the provincial and federal governments to perform upgrades in its buildings to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting health and safety.
CVRIS (COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream: Education Related) highlights the schools that were provided funding from the Federal and Provincial governments...
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...
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...