November 29, 2021
Leamington District Secondary School and Riverside Secondary School will be hosting on-line information presentations on Tuesday, Nov. 30th starting at 6:00 p.m.
This is for Grade 8 students and their families with an interest in pursuing the International Baccalaureate Programme in secondary school.
Visit the schools' websites: Riverside SS
October 26, 2021
Auditions for the 2021-22 school year programs at the Walkerville Centre for the Creative Arts will be held the week of Dec. 3, 2021.
For information and specific details for each discipline visit: WCCA Audition Packages
October 26, 2021
Greater Essex County District School Board students can participate in the Take Our Kids to Work initiative virtually on Wednesday, November 3rd. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, and for the safety of our cohorts, we will not be supporting any in-person shadowing. However, the Learning Partnership
has created an amazing virtual agenda for...
August 24, 2021
The GECDSB has conducted a survey in the region's Black Community to rename the program formally entitled "Change Your Future." They have chosen to rename the program "Create Your Future". The CYF Program (as it can still be known) supports racialized students with course selection, timetable planning, study skills, time management, tutoring, and conflict resolution...
August 23, 2021
The GECDSB is looking for local associations that represent exceptional children or adults to be part of our Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for the upcoming school year. SEAC is an advisory body to the school board regarding the establishment, development and delivery of special education services for exceptional students within the...
June 08, 2021
The GECDSB has concluded that in-person graduation ceremonies are not possible at this time. We will follow the plan developed by the graduation committee to stage on-line ceremonies for Grade 8 and Grade 12 students.
It is also recommended that schools offer some type of personal contact with graduations, possibly an...
May 10, 2021
Each of our 13 GECDSB Families of Schools requires a member on our district Parent Involvement Committee. Our goal is to select a committee that represents all regions of the board, has an elementary/secondary balance, and is reflective of the diversity of our population. Our parent members will join system, trustee and...
May 10, 2021
A brief survey has been created to get an idea how students are feeling.
It's a follow-up to the survey conducted in October, 2020.
The deadline to participate is May 21, 2021. Click here to access the survey
April 15, 2021
The Greater Essex County District School Board is preparing its budget for the 2021-22 school year. Public consultation is an important component of the budget planning process. Public input on the budget will be received at the Public Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 20 th , 2021 at 7:00...
March 16, 2021
In preparation for the 2021-2022 Budget, the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB) invites parents/guardians, students, staff and community members to provide input into the budget development process.
A brief survey has been prepared to gather ideas. It will remain open until Wednesday, March 31st at 5:00 p.m. Click on...
February 18, 2021
The schedule for International Language Program classes has been revised as of Feb. 17, 2021.
(the yellow squares are ILP class days)
February 11, 2021
The GECDSB is hosting an on-line seminar series for parents and guardians to discuss practical strategies for managing the current difficulties faced by many.
There will be 6 events on consecutive Wednesdays beginning February 24th. Click this link for the registration form
January 20, 2021
We consider student mental health and well-being to be a crucial part of student success. This is a priority at the GECDSB.
We are pleased to be able to provide a comprehensive list of agencies and support services that are available to students and their families. Click on this...
December 16, 2020
Any current GECDSB Grade 8 student wishing to attend a secondary school other than their designated secondary school must obtain a post card from their elementary school office. The parent / guardian will then complete the on-line Grade 8 - 9 application form between January 4 - 15. A student may...
December 05, 2020
Massey is now accepting
Enriched applications for students that do not attend a Massey Feeder
School. These applications can be found at https://www.publicboard.ca/school/Massey/Pages/default.aspx#/=
in the top banner or under the For
Parents Information tab. All applications are due on Friday December
11th. Information for future grade 8 students can...
November 26, 2020
Tecumseh Vista Academy will be accepting applications for their E-STEAM program for the 2021-22 school year. An information night for interested parents and students will he hosted on the school's YouTube site on Thursday, Dec. 3rd. For more information read this story - TVA E-STEAM Night
November 25, 2020
The I.B. World School programs at Riverside Secondary School and Leamington District Secondary School are now accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Both schools offer the Preparatory Program for Grade 9 and 10 students as well as the Diploma Programme for Grades 11 and 12. For more information, click this
November 16, 2020
Application Deadline Extended
Grade 8 students now have the opportunity to apply for the Walkerville Centre for the Creative Arts for the 2021-22 school year. The Application Package
is posted on the WCCA website. Applications close on Friday, December 11th. ...
November 13, 2020
As part of the Board and school COVID-19 safety planning we are restricting access to our schools to visitors, including parents. For this reason we have not scheduled traditional Parent-Teacher interviews this November. As always, we encourage and support ongoing communication about student progress between parents / guardians and teachers...
November 11, 2020
The GECDSB will hold its annual Community Planning and Partnership Meeting on Thursday, December 3rd, on-line, via Microsoft Teams beginning at 3:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss potential facility partnership opportunities and exchange ideas with community partners. To see available sites, visit: https://publicboard.ca/Community/Community-Partnerships/Pages/Facility-Partnerships.aspx
October 23, 2020
The GECDSB is once again offering our International Languages program for students in Grades 1-8. Click on this link for information and registration - https://bit.ly/3koyMkN
October 19, 2020
Information from the GECDSB EcoSchools Committee
October 19, 2020
Families of students who have requested a change in learning model from remote (virtual / paper packages) to in-person wishing to utilize student transportation must apply for busing through their school office. This should be done as soon as possible. Windsor-Essex School Transportation System (WESTS) previously removed all remote learning students...
October 15, 2020
The Windsor-Essex County Health
Unit has revised the Protocol For Students With Symptoms of
COVID-19 (Oct 10, 2020). The screening tool helps to define what
the symptoms and self-assessments look like as you engage with the tool
for your own health and the health of your family members.
Protocol For Students With Symptoms of COVID-19
October 06, 2020
To allow for planning and preparation, the deadline to request a change in learning model for students will be Monday, October 19th. A form will be available on-line through the GECDSB website beginning on Wednesday, October 14th, closing at 4:00 p.m. on October 19th. For more information, click here: Request for
October 02, 2020
The GECDSB wants to know how students are feeling. It is open until Friday, October 9th. Answer 4 simple questions by visiting this link: GECDSB
Student Well-Being Survey 2020
October 01, 2020
The Province of Ontario has designed a revised COVID-19 School
Screening tool as of October 1, 2020 that describes and clarifies what the
symptoms look like as you engage with the tool for your own health, and the
health of your family members. The tool is available on line through...
September 30, 2020
The Greater Essex Virtual School is participating in the 40th anniversary of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope. Students will be completing sets of 40 activities on the 40 minute mark of each hour on Friday, beginning at 9:40. Thank you to Ms. Robillard's Grade 2s and Ms. Kozma's Grade 8s for...
September 09, 2020
Greetings from the Greater Essex Virtual School! We have been busy preparing to provide the best educational experience we can for the first term. Beginning on Thursday, September 10 th , 2019 , teachers will be calling families to introduce themselves and get to know your child. You should receive a call...
September 04, 2020
Hello, Virtual School families! We are busy creating classes and setting up all of our virtual classrooms. We can't wait to welcome you to our virtual space. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions document attached to find more information. Teachers will phoning all families next week to go through an orientation and...