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Immunization Notice

September 05, 2018
On behalf of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, the GECDSB is obliged to notify families of all students in Kindergarten through Grade 4 that complete immunization records must be submitted to the Health Unit by the end of the day, September 18th, 2018. Families should have received notices advising them of...
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Elementary I.B. Programs Survey

May 10, 2018
​This survey is now closed The GECDSB is interested in seeking input from our community about implementing an International Baccalaureate Programme (I.B.) Primary Years Programme and / or Middle Years Programme. We offer parents / guardians the opportunity to complete a brief, anonymous survey on this page: Elementary I.B. Programs Survey​...
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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
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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
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Focus on Youth Summer Camps

April 26, 2018
  The YMCA Focus on Youth Summer Program is back. Camps July 9th - August 17. See the flyer for more information.   FOY_Registration_Form_2018.pdf               FOY_flyer_2018_Full.pdf​ ​
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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
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Night of Champions

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

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

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

December 22, 2017
Any current Grade 8 students who wish to attend a public secondary school outside their designated residential attendance area for the school year beginning in September 2018 must apply between Monday January 8 th and Friday January 19 th . Applications made after the closing date will not be accepted. For...
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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 - http://www.buskids.ca/sentinel.asp On Twitter follow @GECDSBPRO for alerts and updates. The Board webpage www.publicboard.ca and...
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IB Preparatory Program Information Nights

November 10, 2017
​Grade 7 and 8 students and their families are invited to information sessions on the GECDSB Grade 9 IB Preparatory Program  
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High School Grade 8 Nights (Updated)

November 01, 2017
​ GECDSB high schools each host an evening for Grade 8 students and their families to visit and learn about their high school and to start preparing for Grade 9. To find the date and time for the high school in your area, click on the link, below. GECDSB Grade 8...
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Frozen Over Moon

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

October 13, 2017
​The community is invited to celebrate the completion of the new Leamington District Secondary School and tour our new building.  
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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...
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OTs Acknowledge Support in Schools

October 02, 2017
An Elementary occasional teacher goes to different schools, often on a daily basis, teaching in classrooms they have never visited before. It helps to have someone who goes out of their way to make each day successful. To publicly recognize this type of support the Greater Essex County Occasional teachers branch of ETFO presents...
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Immunization Records

September 20, 2017
​ According to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit there are still a number of students born in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 with incomplete immunization records. Families should have received notices, by mail, in June. To provide an update or to make an appointment at the immunization clinic call the Health Unit...
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International Languages Program

September 07, 2017
​ Once again this year the GECDSB is offering free International Language classes for students in Grades 1-8. 14 languages are being offered this year. To register print the Int Languages Registration Form 2017-2018.docx and submit it to your home school by September 21st. Classes will be offered this year at Forest...
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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: http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/news/national/2017/september/childhood-cancer-month/?region=on
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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 www.firstgroupcareers.com ...
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French Immersion in Leamington

June 15, 2017
​ The Greater Essex County District School Board will offer French Immersion for students in the Leamington area at Gore Hill Public School starting in September, 2017. To begin, there will be a Kindergarten class only, with a grade level added each subsequent school year. To register, contact Gore Hill PS @...
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Amherstburg High School Survey

May 24, 2017
​ A survey has been created to collect ideas, opinions and suggestions about the new high school to be built in Amherstburg. A location has not yet been selected, but input from the community will assist the Board with the design process. This new high school will serve the Amherstburg area...
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Focus on Youth Summer Camps

May 04, 2017
​ This year the GECDSB is pleased, once again, to be partners with the YMCA in summer camps for kids in Grades 1-8. Click here for more information and to access the Camp Registration Form.
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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 @...
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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.  
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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.
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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.  
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A Day in the Life

March 27, 2017
​ A chance for parents / guardians to see learning and teaching in action at your area public school. Check with your school for more details.
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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.    
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Mindforce 2017

March 13, 2017
​Saturday, April 8th.    
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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: https://www.publicboard.ca/News/ourstories/2017SchoolClimateSurveys/Pages/default.aspx
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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.  ...
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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...
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Grade 8 Transition Nights

November 15, 2016
​ GECDSB high schools host information nights for Grade 8 students in Windsor and Essex County to begin their transition to Grade 9. (a number of schools have already held their Grade 8 Information Nights - for information on any GECDSB high schools not listed below please contact the school) ​...
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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...