Current articles from community newspapers regarding the Southwest-area board of education plus issues surrounding local schools and youth in the Southwest school district.
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Thanks to the support of local businesses, individuals, and administration at Normanby Community School, students from Grades 5-8 are able to take...
Feb 23, 2017 | Add Comment | Mount Forest Confederate

Normanby Community School's Fit For Learning program promotes physical fitness

Mike Wilson

AYTON – Entering the gymnasium at Normanby Community School during first break, you hear the sounds...

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Ontario | Feb 23, 2017

High school teachers reach tentative deal

Ontario high school teachers reach tentative deal to extend contracts

Ontario | Feb 17, 2017

Embattled trustee resigns over use of slur

Embattled Toronto-area school trustee resigns over use of racial slur

Ontario | Feb 17, 2017

High school teachers plan informal talks

Ontario French teachers ratify new deal extending contracts to 2019

Ontario | Feb 15, 2017

CUPE education workers ratify extension

CUPE education workers ratify two-year contract extension

Canada | Feb 15, 2017
UBC confirms clean fund to be fossil fuel-free-Image1

UBC confirms clean fund to be fossil fuel-free

UBC votes for sustainable investment fund to be free of fossil fuel companies

Ontario | Feb 14, 2017

Ontario agrees to cap kindergarten classes

Ontario to cap kindergarten classes, give teachers raises in tentative deal

Feb 13, 2017

Deal reached for E. Ontario schools

Tentative agreement reached for workers at schools in eastern Ontario

Dec 16, 2016

EQAO announces that next OSSLT will be on paper

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) has announced that the next iteration of the Ontario Secondary School...

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Nov 25, 2016

Four-storey apartment by Central school opposed by Upper Grand board

The public school board is urging Guelph's city council to reject a city staff recommendation that a four-storey apartment...

Guelph Mercury | 2 Comments | by Doug Hallett
Nov 07, 2016

College registrar says parts of proposed legislation 'problematic'

The Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) is worried that the Protecting Students Act could lead to some past discipline...

Mississauga News | Add Comment | by Jason Spencer
Nov 07, 2016

Heart rate study offers something to cheer about

Next time you watch a Hamilton Tiger-Cats game, keep in mind that the hardest-working athletes are not along the line of...

Our London | Add Comment | by Paul Mayne
Nov 04, 2016

UGDSB launches fundraiser for local Syrian newcomers

The Upper Grand District School Board has been pleased to welcome almost 75 Syrian newcomer students into its schools since...

Minto Express | Add Comment
Oct 27, 2016

UPDATE: Police won’t charge two young boys after nine-year-old beaten outside Waverly school in Oshawa

Durham police will not lay charges in the beating of a nine-year-old Oshawa boy outside Waverly Public School because of the...

Oshawa This Week | 7 Comments | by Reka Szekely
Oct 26, 2016

Equine diploma added to Ridgetown Campus offerings

CLINTON – Students interested in pursuing equine studies now have an associate diploma in Equine Care and Management to...

Wingham Advance Times | Add Comment
Oct 20, 2016

Grade 10 literacy test cancelled due to technical issues

Because of widespread technical difficulties, Guelph Grade 10 students will have to wait until the end of March to write the...

Guelph Mercury | Add Comment | by Jessica Lovell
Sep 21, 2016

Upper Grand District School Board continues to significant increases in EQAO testing results

GUELPH – Results from the province’s 2015-16 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) tests have been released and...

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