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Indigenous Education Action Committee - Community Meeting

January 17, 2019
The I.E.A.C. will meet on Tuesday, January 29th at John Campbell Public School. Everyone is welcome. ​

January Student of the Month

January 15, 2019
Essex District High School Garde 11 student Kaidyn Blair is the Student Senate's Student of the Month for January.
  ​January Student of the Month Citation​ ...

Mental Health Seminar Series

January 14, 2019

December Student of the Month

December 11, 2018
The Student Senate's Student of the Month for December, 2018 is Sandwich Secondary School Grade 9 student, Cullen Roy. To read about Cullen's accomplishments visit the Student Senate's website.

The Facts on Influenza

December 07, 2018
The GECDSB is sharing this important information on behalf of the Windsor Essex County Health Unit :
  The Windsor Essex County Health Unit would like to inform you that there has been a higher number of infants and young children reported with influenza (the flu) this year. If your...

IMPAC & Oven 360 Fundraiser

November 27, 2018
Where - Oven 360 at 1349 Grand Marais Rd. West. When - Monday and Tuesday December 3 & 4 2018. Order online, in person, or by phone (see flyer). Let them know that you are from Massey and a percentage of sales will go toward Massey fundraising.  Good food for a...

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

November 23, 2018
A confirmed case of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) has been identified at Massey.  Please, read the attached letter for more information. ​

November Student of the Month

November 22, 2018
Caitlyn Humber, a Grade 10 student at Belle River District High School is the GECDSB Student Senate Student of the Month for November, 2018. To read about Caitlyn's accomplishments visit the Student Senate website.

Community Planning and Partnerships

November 02, 2018
The Greater Essex County District School Board is inviting community organizations and any interested individuals to attend a public meeting to explore opportunities for sharing facitlities. The meeting will be held Wednesday, November 21st from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the board room at the GECDSB administration building (451 Park St.W., Windsor). The...

Enriched Program Applications

November 01, 2018
​ Instructions and applications for Massey's Enriched Courses Program are located under the Parents tab.  The deadline for out of district applications is December 7, 2018.

International Baccalaureate Applications

October 25, 2018
The application deadline to participate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at either Leamington DSS or Riverside SS in the 2019-20 school year is December 7, 2018. To dowload the application form visit the I.B. page on the GECDSB website. Riverside (for General Amherst, Belle River, Massey, Herman, Tecumseh Vista Academy,...

Consultation on Education Reform

October 22, 2018
Phase 2 of the provincial consultation on education reform will allow parents / guardians and interested individuals to particpate in discussions during Telephone Town Hall sessions. In Southwestern Ontario the sessions will be held: ​- Tuesday, October 23rd 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Thursday, November 1st 6:30 p.m. - 8:30...

Special Education Advisory Committee Applications

October 17, 2018
The GECDSB's Special Education Advisory Committee is soliciting applications from local associations to fill positions for the upcoming term. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, November 2nd. SEAC Ad 2018.pdf​​

Build a Dream 2018

October 10, 2018
 Girls in Grades 9-12: register now for this exciting opportunity. ​

RCC Walk-in Counselling Clinic

October 01, 2018
Quick, confidential access to mental health services for yout up to age 18. RCC_WICC_External.pdf

Transitional Stability Centre

October 01, 2018
Support Services for people 16 and over. Transistionsal Stabilty Centre.pdf


Notice of Lead Exceedance

July 05, 2018
Under Ontario Regulation 243/07 entitled “Schools, Private Schools and Child Care Centres”
enacted under the Safe Drinking Water Act 2002, all school boards are required to test each
school’s water annually to monitor lead levels. Approximately 760 drinking water fountains and
taps throughout the school board are being tested in May and June of...

Water Testing

June 18, 2018
​Click for Information regarding water testing and fountain flushing ​at Massey: Massey SS APPENDIX A Letter (June 18 2018).pdf
Massey SS APPENDIX B Letter (June 18 2018).pdf

Exam Schedule with rooms

June 12, 2018
​ Reminder: Morning exams start at 8:30AM Afternoon exams start at 12:00PM Hallways are out of bounds during exam time.  Access will be available after exams are completed.​ ​ Exam Schedule with Rooms.pdf

GECPIC Parent Applications

May 08, 2018
Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee Applications are now available. Attached, below is the English version. Arabic, Chinese, French and Spanish versions are available as a fillable / printable document @ the GECPIC page on the Board website The submission deadline in May 25, 2018. GECPIC Parent Application 2018 2019.pdf

Ontario Elections

May 02, 2018
As a service to our communities, the GECDSB has posted information on the upcoming provincial and municipal elections. Visit our page: Elections Information

June 2018 Exam schedule

April 23, 2018
Please find attached the exam schedule for June 2018.  Reminder that morning exams start ​at 8:30am and afternoon exams start at 12pm.  Exam schedule June 2018.pdf

Report Cards

April 23, 2018

Report Cards will be distributed the week of April 30.  A Synrevoice (computer) message will be sent at that time.​

Proposed 2018-19 School Year Calendar

March 28, 2018
The GECDSB is inviting comments, input or suggestions on a proposed School Year Calendar for the 2018-19 school year. The deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018. To review: click here

Night of Champions

March 27, 2018
Celebrate and support the GECDSB Special Olympics. Tickets are now on sale. ​

Mental Health Seminar Series

March 12, 2018
Sharing the responsibility for appropriate use of social media.  

Immunization Notice

February 21, 2018
​ On behalf of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, the GECDSB is obliged to notify all students born in 2000 & 2001 that complete immunization records must be submitted by March 19th. Those who have not yet done so will receive school suspension notices from the Health Unit in the mail....

Kindergarten Registration

February 02, 2018
​February 20th - March 2nd. Visit the Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 21st at 5:00 p.m.      

Mental Health Seminar Series

January 17, 2018
The first sessions of this year's Mental Health Seminar Series have been scheduled - January 17th in Windsor and January 24th in Leamington.​

Exam Schedule

January 12, 2018
Please find attached the exam schedule for January 29, 30, and 31, 2018.  Reminder that morning exams start at 8:30 and afternoon exams start at noon.   Monday, January 29, 2018.xlsx Tuesday, January 30, 2018.xlsx  Wednesday, January 31, 2018.xlsx

Winter Weather Transportation Notifications

December 11, 2017
​ With the arrival of winter weather student transportation could be delayed or cancelled depending on road and travelling conditions. For immediate information each morning or for details on the process for cancellations check the Buskids Storm Sentinel page on line - On Twitter follow @GECDSBPRO for alerts and updates. The Board webpage and...

Drinking Water Tests

November 22, 2017
Under Ontario Regulation 243/07 entitled "Schools, Private Schools and Child Care Centres" enacted under the Safe Drinking Water Act 2002 , all school boards are required to test each school's water annually to monitor lead levels.  Approximately 800 drinking water fountain and taps throughout the school board were tested in 2017. ...

Massey Enriched Program Application

November 20, 2017

The information and application for Massey's Enriched Program can be found under the following link.  Applications are due by December 1, 2017. Enriched Program Applications form 2018.pdf​ ...

Exam Schedule

November 17, 2017
Please find attached the exam schedule for January 2018 exams.  Morning exams start at 8:30 and afternoon exams start at 12:00.  ​​​ Jan 2018 Exam Schedule.pdf

Laneway Open

November 09, 2017

Exam Schedule

November 06, 2017
​The exam schedule starts on Monday January 29th, Tuesday January 30th and Wednesday Janaury 31st.  Morning exams start at 8:30 and afternoon exams start at 12:00.  The room assignments will be posted before the winter break. 

Informed Massey Parent Advisory Council

November 06, 2017
​IMPAC will meet Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Massey's library. See the attached agenda. IMPAC-agenda-Nov7-2017.pdf

Letter Regarding Suspected Case of CHicken Pox

October 27, 2017
​ A suspected case of chickenpox has been ​identified within the Massey School community.  Please, click on the attached letter for important information.​ Info Re Suspected Case of Chicken Pox at Massey.pdf

Frozen Over Moon

October 26, 2017
​November Moon Round Dance - a celebration of life with our Indigenous families.  

Water Quality Testing

October 11, 2017
The  Ontario Safe Water Drinking Act( Reg. 243/07) has, since 2007, required school boards to flush the cold water plumbing on a daily or weekly basis, maintain flushing logs, take annual water samples, and report drinking water test results to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).   On July 1 st...

Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committe Applications

October 03, 2017
GECPIC invites parents and guardians of students currently enrolled in a GECDSB school to apply for positions on the Greater Essex County District School Board's Parent Involvement Committee.  The purpose of the committee is to support, encourage, and enhance parent involvement at the Board level to support improved student achievement and...

Build a Dream

September 18, 2017
​Young women in Grades 9, 10 & 11 will learn about career opportunities in the skilled trades and meet employers in the area at the 5th annual Build a Dream event on Thursday, November 2nd. For more information visit:  

Student Handbook

September 06, 2017
​This handbook contains information regarding attendance procedures/protocols, student expectations, assessment and evaluation information and general school policies.  

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 06, 2017
​ The Greater Essex County District School Board recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during September. For more information visit:

Bus Drivers Wanted

July 14, 2017
​ NOW HIRING Are you looking for a few hours work each day? Love driving, like children, no evening or weekend work?   Consider being a Bus Driver!         Contact the following bus companies for information on hiring Bus Company Contact Information First Student 519-969-0184 ...

Student Job Fair

May 11, 2017
​ The Kennedy Collegiate Institute student success team is hosting a job fair, Wednesday, May 17th from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the KCI gymnasium. The fair is geared toward students who do not plan to attend post-secondary schools after graduation and would like to go directly to the workplace. More...

Exam Information

April 28, 2017
Please find attached the exam schedule for June 2017.  Exams start on June 20th and conclude on June 28th.  Morning exams start at 8:30am and afternoon exams start at 12 noon.   Exam Schedule June 2017.pdf

GECDSB Special Olympics Night of Champions

April 26, 2017
​ The annual dinner and celebration of the GECDSB Special Olympics will be held on Friday, May 5th at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts. Tickets are $25 for adults & $20 for children under 10. Tables of 10 can be reserved for $225. For tickets contact Stephen Silvaggio @...

GECDSB Special Olympics

April 24, 2017
​Friday, May 12th for elementary students. Monday, May 15th for Secondary schools. Join us to watch our student-athletes in action.  

Stars of the GECDSB Concert

April 21, 2017
​        An evening of music and dance performed by some of the best student artists from throughout the GECDSB. Tickets available at the door the night of the performance.

Ontario High School Chess Championships

April 20, 2017
Over the past weekend, nine players from the Vincent Massey Chess Club participated in the 2017 Ontario High School Chess Championships in Toronto. The team consisting of E. Tao, L. Zhou, Z. Zhang, J. Mathews, J. Zhu, S. Lee, Y. Zhou, J. Mathews, and R. Tao, finished first in both the Intermediate and the Championship sections, bringing home...

GECPIC Workshop for Parents

April 18, 2017
​This free workshop on ADHD is open to all families. Sponsored by the Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee.  

GECPIC Parent Workshops

March 24, 2017
​The Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a pair of workshops for parents at Kennedy Collegiate Institute in Windsor.    

ADHD Workshop

March 22, 2017
GECPIC will present an ADHD Workshop on April 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the library at Kennedy Collegiate Institute.  Click on the attached flyer for more information. GECPIC ADHD Flyer.pdf

Self Esteem & Eating Disorder Workshop

March 22, 2017
GECPIC will present a Self Esteem, Body Image, and Eating Disorder Workshop ​on March 30, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the library at Kennedy Collegiate Institute.  Click on the flyer for more information.​ GECPIC BANA Flyer.pdf

Mindforce 2017

March 13, 2017
​Saturday, April 8th.    

Student Trustee Applications

February 21, 2017
​Deadline to apply is March 10th. Click on this link for application instructions.

Financing Post Secondary Education

February 07, 2017
​ The University of Windsor is offering an information session to help prospective students and their families plan for financing their university education. Prospective students and their families are invited to attend the Financing Your University Education information session at the University of Windsor.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 7...

2017 School Climate Surveys

February 06, 2017
​ The 2017 GECDSB School Climate Surveys are now being conducted. We encourage all parents/guardians and individuals in our school communities to provide their ideas and opinions. To participate, access the survey by clicking this link:

School Climate Survey

February 06, 2017
Massey Parents and Guardians -  Please, complete our School Sclimate Survey found under the For Parents Menu or on the For Parents page.  This provides useful information for our School and Board's Safe School Teams.

Exams start January 30th at 8:30am

January 24, 2017
​Exams at Massey start on January 30th at 8:30am.  Afternoon exams start at 12:00pm.  Please be on time for your exams. Good luck! Exam January 31, 2017.xlsx Exam January 30, 2017.xlsx Exam February 1, 2017.xlsx

Mental Health Seminar Series

January 18, 2017
​The GECDSB and their community partners are pleased to offer a new 3 part series of Mental Health Seminars to help parents and guardians improve their understanding of mental health issues experienced by young people. Respected and knowledgeable speakers will present on topics that are prevelant in schools and families throughout Windsor and Essex County.  ...

Immunization Deadline for Secondary Students

January 17, 2017
 *Special in school immunization clinics have been scheduled: Monday, Feb. 6th - Vincent Massey SS Friday, Feb. 10th - Leamington DSS Wednesday, Feb. 22nd - Kennedy CI (tentative) The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has made an important announcement regarding immunization records for students born in 1999 and 2000. Students have up...

Out of District Applications

January 13, 2017
​​Application for Out of Boundary students is due by January 20, 2017. Click on file below.

Edsby for Parents

December 20, 2016
  USING MOILE TECHNOLOGY Download the Edsby App Launch the app – server name is publicboard USING OFFICE365 GO TO TILES Click on view my APPS Click on the …. In the top right corner for the Edsby APP and Pin the Edsby tile to App Launcher Click on Sign in...

Promoting Well-Being

December 09, 2016
​ The Ontario Ministry of Education is looking to develop a shared vision of how we can best support the well-being of all students, in collaboration with parents, students, educators and administrators, counsellors, social workers, and community partners across the province. The Ministry wants to learn from, and build on the...

EDSBY Access for Parents

December 07, 2016
​Parents and guardians will soon be able to access Edsby.  This program will allow you to report attendance and monitor your son or daughter's school information.  Please, print, complete, and return the either attached form in order to begin setting up your account. masseyemailform.pdf  masseyemailform.docx

OSSLT Update

November 17, 2016
​ Some Grade 10 students who wrote the Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT) in October before the on-line network was disrupted will receive scores for the exam. The Education Quality Assessment Office (EQAO), which oversees the provincial testing, has completed a review of the recent test administration and released its...

New Schools for the GECDSB

November 08, 2016
A magnificent autumn afternoon was made more glorius with a special announcement in front of the century-old General Amherst High School in Amherstburg. "A new school is exciting and can revitalize a community. It can create a host of possibilities for everyone." Trustee Ron LeClair told the gathering of students, staff and municipal...

Parent/Teacher Interviews

November 08, 2016
​November 9th 4-7pm​ No appointment necessary