May 29, 2020
The ordered closure of schools and the subsequent
cancellations and alterations to field trips, activities and events obliges the
GECDSB to repay or refund money that has already been paid by students and
families. This includes any money pre-paid for meal days, field trips
and graduation fees with either cash or...
May 26, 2020
The Greater Essex County District School Board's Parent Involvement Committee (GECPIC) is accepting applications for parent/guardian members for the 2020-2021 school year. The purpose of the GECPIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent involvement at the Board level to support improved student achievement and well-being. The Greater Essex County Parent...
April 28, 2020
Girls, grades 7-12 are invited to participate, with their parents/guardians in a special digital conference Career Expo - Wednesday, May 27.
April 28, 2020
We are delighted to announce that the 14th annual GECDSB Student
Digital Photography Exhibition will take place this year! Students are invited to submit
entries in three categories: 1. Black and White 2. Colour 3. Digitally Enhanced or
Altered Using Computer Software Due to COVID-19 emergency,
entries cannot be displayed at...
April 20, 2020
On-line learning can be challenging. To support students to use this virtual learning environment, videos have been developed providing instruction and advice. The link (below) will direct you to the location within our website: E-learning Support
February 28, 2020
March 2020 Installment
February 18, 2020
Congratulations to Taya Jackson from Sandwich Secondary School, the Student Senate Student of the Month for February, 2020. Student of the Month Citation
February 11, 2020
The GECDSB Mental Health Seminar Series continues.
February 10, 2020
The Transfer procedure is for any current grade 9 to 12
who wishes to attend a public secondary school outside of their designated
residential attendance area for the school year beginning September 2020. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 14th. 2020 Secondary Transfers.pdf
January 27, 2020
The Minister of Health has provided school boards across
Ontario with important information on the Wuhan novel coronavirus. Please take a moment to read the attached letter (below) which has
information, prevention strategies and pertinent websites for families who wish
to monitor the situation. We appreciate our partnership with our...
January 17, 2020
The GECDSB presents The Storytelling Series - Friday, Jan. 24th at John Campbell Public School.
January 07, 2020
Free seminar series returns - Anxiety in Children and Youth
December 20, 2019
The final International Language classes of 2019 will be Saturday, December 21st. Classes will resumes on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
December 06, 2019
Students and their families may be aware of an incident on Thursday, Dec. 5th which
began at school and concluded elsewhere in the
community. Students, staff, our Vice-Principals and Windsor
Police are to be commended as our protocols worked quickly and
efficiently. Wi ndsor Police has issued a release regarding...
November 25, 2019
A case of Chickenpox was reported at Massey. Please, see the attached letter for symptoms, precautions, and other information. Chickenpox.pdf
November 21, 2019
An update has been posted to the GECDSB Labour Negotiations Page. Click on this link: GECDSB Labour Update
November 05, 2019
In support of the Ontario Ministry of Education's Community Planning and Partnerships initiative, the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB) will explore opportunities to share facilities with community partners. The goal is to optimize the use of public assets owned by the GECDSB to benefit the Board, its students and...
October 22, 2019
"Frozen Over the Moon" November Moon Round Dance
October 18, 2019
Here's an updated calendar of upcoming events from our Student Success department.
October 15, 2019
The Student of the Month for October is Selia Neudorf, a
Grade 12 student at Kingsville District High School. Selia is an outstanding student and is invested in both the
school and greater Kingsville community. She has achieved an above 90% average
every year she has been in high school. She...
September 27, 2019
Collective agreements with education workers in Ontario expired August 31, 2019. During the negotiations process the GECDSB will keep families and the community up to date with the most recent confirmed news and information on the Labour Negotiations 2019
section of this website.
October 6, 2019 A tentative...
September 17, 2019
The Student of the Month for September is Kayla
Kuharski-Baker, a Grade 12 student at Belle River District High School. Over the past few years, Kayla has volunteered for an
organization that provides assistance to residents in
impoverished countries. She helped with a building project in Costa Rica during
September 09, 2019
The GECDSB is seeking to fill vacancies on its Special Education Advisory Committee
(S.E.A.C.) commencing September, 2019. Local Associations that support children with special needs are invited to apply by completing the application (below). Completed application packages must be forwarded to: Mike Wilcox, Superintendent of Special Education, GECDSB, 451 Park St....
September 03, 2019
A message from the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Jessica Sartori - I hope that everyone in the GECDSB community has enjoyed a wonderful summer with rest, relaxation, and maybe even a little casual reading, writing, and ’rithmetic. The return to formal education, at school, is invigorating for all...
June 03, 2019
All schools in the Greater Essex County District School Board, as well as the Administrative Offices, will fly the Pride Flag during the week of June 3 - 7. For insight into the purpose of this action, please read this information pamphlet that has been distributed to all schools: Pride
May 24, 2019
Thursday, June 6th 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. St. Clair College Sportsplex
May 16, 2019
Parent applications are now being accepted for GECPIC (GECDSB Parent Involvement Committee). The deadline is May 31st. For more information visit the GECPIC page through this link: GEC Parent Engagement Page
May 08, 2019
note that the calendar posted on May 6, 2019 incorrectly listed that November
11 was a holiday on the School Year Calendar. That was an error. Please remove
any versions of that calendar and replace with this one.
March 25, 2019
Join us for on Saturday, April 6th for GECPIC PLUS - an informative, day-long learning opportunity for parents / guardians. (Use the QR code - below the poster to access registration forms on line)
March 20, 2019
Join us on Friday, May 3rd to celebrate our athletes and support the GECDSB track & field events.
March 13, 2019
The GECDSB invites public input on the topic of Educational Development Charges on Tuesday, April 2nd. For detailed information visit the EDC page on this website: https://www.publicboard.ca/Board/Budget-Finance/Pages/Education-Development-Charges.aspx
March 07, 2019
The GECDSB Math Task Force has reconvened for another year. It has been almost 3 years since the original report was issued. Part of the work of the MTF is to gather and look at data and in an effort to capture parent / guardian perspective, we invite you to...
February 25, 2019
MusicFest Windsor will be held at Windsor's Capitol Theatre March 4-6. Thirteen GECDSB school bands and choirs will be taking part. Click the link: Windsor MusicFest
for more information
February 13, 2019
The Health Unit will begin issuing suspension orders for students born in 2001 and 2002 if the required immunization information is not received by March 28, 2019. See the attached letter for information and immunization clinic locations and times. Health Unit Letter and Clinics-Feb 2019.pdf
February 05, 2019
School boards are required to conduct anonymous school climate surveys of their students, parent/guardian/community, and staff every two years. In the GECDSB, we have developed our own survey with themes of school climate, equity and inclusion, anti-bullying, and mental health. At the end of the survey are 3 optional questions...
February 04, 2019
Current Grade 9 – Grade 12 Secondary School Students
Application procedures for
Public Secondary School Transfers The Greater Essex County District School Board announces the secondary school student transfer process for all current grade 9 to grade 12 secondary school students of the board who wish to...
February 04, 2019
Secondary Transfers AD- February 2019.pdf
Application procedures for Public Secondary School Student Transfers to a school outside of their designated residential attendance area. Deadlines for September 2019 - Submit application from February 4 through February 15, 2019.
January 17, 2019
The I.E.A.C. will meet on Tuesday, January 29th at John Campbell Public School. Everyone is welcome.
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.
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...
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...
November 23, 2018
A confirmed case of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) has been identified at Massey. Please, read the attached letter for more information.
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.
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...
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.
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,...
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...
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
October 10, 2018
Girls in Grades 9-12: register now for this exciting opportunity.
October 01, 2018
Quick, confidential access to mental health services for yout up to age 18. RCC_WICC_External.pdf
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...
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
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
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
April 23, 2018
Report Cards will be distributed the week of April 30. A Synrevoice (computer) message will be sent at that time.
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
March 27, 2018
Celebrate and support the GECDSB Special Olympics. Tickets are now on sale.
March 12, 2018
Sharing the responsibility for appropriate use of social media.
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....
February 02, 2018
February 20th - March 2nd. Visit the Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 21st at 5:00 p.m.
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.
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
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 - http://www.buskids.ca/sentinel.asp
On Twitter follow @GECDSBPRO for alerts and updates. The Board webpage www.publicboard.ca
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. ...
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
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.
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
October 26, 2017
November Moon Round Dance - a celebration of life with our Indigenous families.
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...
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...
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: webuildadream.com
September 06, 2017
This handbook contains information regarding attendance procedures/protocols, student expectations, assessment and evaluation information and general school policies.
July 14, 2017
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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...
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
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 @...
April 24, 2017
Friday, May 12th for elementary students. Monday, May 15th for Secondary schools. Join us to watch our student-athletes in action.
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.
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...
April 18, 2017
This free workshop on ADHD is open to all families. Sponsored by the Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee.
March 24, 2017
The Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a pair of workshops for parents at Kennedy Collegiate Institute in Windsor.
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
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
March 13, 2017
Saturday, April 8th.
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...
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.
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. ...
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...
January 13, 2017
Application for Out of Boundary students is due by January 20, 2017. Click on file below.
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
November 08, 2016
November 9th 4-7pm No appointment necessary