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‚ÄčThe GECDSB is not impacted by any rotating strikes

1/23/2020
  
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1/21/2020
  
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‚ÄčGECDSB schools will all be open, as usual, on Wednesday, January 15th...area OSSTF members will not be participating in the latest rotating strike action

1/15/2020
  
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‚ÄčDue to a one day strike by Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation all GECDSB elementary and secondary schools will be closed to students and student transportation will not operate.

Schools will reopen and student transportation will resume on Thursday, January 9th.

1/8/2020
  
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‚ÄčImportant information in regard to a possible strike by OSSTF on Wednesday, January 8th - if the one day strike is not averted GECDSB elementary and secondary schools will be closed

Labour Negotiations Update Page

1/6/2020
  
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‚ÄčThursday, January 9, 2020 at 6:00pm in General Amherst High School gymnasium, there will a community meeting to view the new High School Plans (General Amherst and Western). There will also be an opportunity for anyone to provide input and speak to members of the committee. 

1/24/2020
  
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‚ÄčThursday, January 9, at 6:00pm at General Amherst High School. Anyone welcome to see the new designs for our Western and General Amherst merge. There will be opportunity for community input that evening as well. Hope to see everyone there. 

12/17/2019
  
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‚ÄčThe latest job action undertaken by the OSSTF will not have an affect on GECDSB schools.

12/18/2019
  
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‚ÄčFollow this link - Live Stream

Broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. 

12/10/2019
  
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‚ÄčThe latest job action undertaken by OSSTF will not affect GECDSB school

12/11/2019
  
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‚ÄčElementary, secondary and continuing education schools will be open and student transportation will operate for GECDSB students.

12/5/2019
  
Alert

‚Äčdue to a one day strike by members of the Ontario Secondary Schools Teachers' Federation.

Student transportation for GECDSB students is cancelled.‚Äč

See this link for more information - Labour Negotiations 2019‚Äč
 

12/3/2019
  
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‚ÄčClick this link for - Live Stream

Broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m.

12/2/2019
  
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‚ÄčIf a one day strike by OSSTF occurs then all GECDSB schools - Elementary, Secondary, Continuing Education - will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 4th.

For detailed information visit this link: Labour Negotiations 2019‚Äč

12/3/2019
  
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‚ÄčCheck the latest information on negotiations and job actions

Update Nov. 29, 2019

12/1/2019
  
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‚ÄčClick here for Live Streaming

Broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. 

11/19/2019
  
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‚ÄčAll student transportation has been cancelled for today (Tuesday, Nov. 12) Schools are open!

11/12/2019
  
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11/5/2019
  
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‚ÄčClick here: for Live Stream - Broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. 

10/15/2019
  
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‚ÄčQuestions about your rental? Contact 519-966-0034 ext. 10553

10/11/2019
  
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‚ÄčAs of Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 and until further notice all Community Use of Schools rental permits will be paused 

Labour Update‚Äč

‚ÄčPlease follow our website and GECDSB social media for information and updates

10/6/2019
  
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‚ÄčTentative agreement reached with CUPE 

10/8/2019
  
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‚ÄčAll student transportation will be operating as usual

All Greater Essex County District School Board schools will be open and student transportation will operate as usual on Monday, October 7th, regardless of the outcome of contract talks scheduled for this weekend on a new collective agreement for employees represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

GECDSB teachers, administrators and education support staff will still be in schools and a plan will be in place to maintain student safety and building operations in the absence of striking staff, should a work stoppage occur.

For the latest information consult the Labour Updates page on this website 

 

10/5/2019
  
Transport

‚ÄčAll student transportation - both morning and afternoon - has been cancelled for Wednesday, February 27th - schools are open

2/27/2019
  
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‚ÄčAll student transportation (morning and afternoon) for today - Tuesday, Feb. 12 - is cancelled in both the city and the county.

Schools are open.

2/12/2019
  
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‚ÄčAll grade 10 students in Ontario are required to write the OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test) as a requirement for graduation.  The test is March 27th (no other day until the following year).  General Amherst is offering help sessions to those students who are interested.  Please click the link for information on the available sessions. 

Date 

Topic 

Support for specific writers (Classroom Period) 

Support for all Students (Location) 

February 20th 

Paragraph Writing (Short Writing, Open Response) 

 

All Period 1 Classes 

February 22nd  

Multiple choice decoding and strategies 

Period 3 & 4 Classes 

Lunchtime - Library 

February 27th 

Paragraph Writing (Short Writing, Open Response) 

 

All Period 2 Classes 

March 1st 

Open Response short paragraph writing  

Period 3 Class 

Lunchtime - Library 

March 6th 

Paragraph Writing (Short Writing, Open Response) 

 

All Period 3 Classes 

March 7th  

Long Writing (Multiple Paragraphs) 

Period 1 Class 

Lunchtime - Library 

March 20th  

Paragraph Writing (Short Writing, Open Response) 

  

All Period 4 Classes 

March 21st 

News Report Writing 

Period 2 Class 

Lunchtime - Library 

March 27th  

OSSLT Test Day ‚Äď Begins at 8:25am 

 

Please encourage your child to attend the lunchtime workshops.  All are welcome.  

If you have any questions, please contact the school at 519-736-2149.‚Äč

3/27/2019
  
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‚ÄčPlease click the following link Mental Health & Well-being Resources‚Äč ‚Äčto access resources for students, parents and staff.

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6/28/2019
  
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‚ÄčAll student transportation has been cancelled today because of slippery road conditions

Schools are open

2/6/2019
  
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‚ÄčExams are now scheduled for Tuesday (Period 3) and Wednesday (Period 4)

1/28/2019
  
Transport

‚ÄčBased on the weather forecast, which calls for snow and high winds, all student transportation has been cancelled for Mon. Jan. 28th.

‚ÄčHigh school students with exams - check at your school for your updated schedule

1/28/2019
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