The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District Board of Trustees held their meetings in St. John's September 30 to October 1. As required by the by-laws, trustees voted in members of their Executive Committee as part of their Annual General Meeting.
More information can be found in the attached news release.
Please find below a link to an information sheet regarding Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.
If you require further information please contact your local public health nurse.
The Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold a public, regular meeting on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The meeting will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Waterford Valley High School, 465 Topsail Road, St. John.s
The Agenda can be found below.
As a number of new schools open for the first time for the 2017-18 school year, their administrators and staff are opening the doors to the community to show their new learning space. The following schools will hold an Open House at the dates and times listed below:
- Gander Elementary - Curriculum night takes place Wednesday, September 27 at 6:30 pm. Directly following, the school will hold an Open House for those interested in viewing the building.
Goronwy Price, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, is encouraging parents and guardians to ensure their children attend school and strive for academic excellence. Chair Price recently sent a letter to all families via schools encouraging parents and guardians to play an active role in encouraging school attendance and demonstrating the value of education.
The Annual General Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2017.
The meeting will occur at Waterford Valley High located at 465 Topsail Road, St. John's at 1:00 p.m.
The agenda for the AGM can be found below.
As school gets underway for the 2017-18 school year, the District is once again making an important health-related fact available for school communities.
Please find attached a fact sheet prepared by the Department of Health and Community Services about the dangerous drug fentanyl.
Should you have questions or concerns, please discuss them with your school or a medical practitioner.
On behalf of the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District and marking the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, Chair Goronwy Price welcomed back to school all students, staff, and families for an exciting and promising time. To read more of the message from the Chair, please see the attached news release.
The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold a regular public board meeting on Friday, August 18, 2017. The meeting will take place at 2:00 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of Waterford Valley High, 465 Topsail Road, St. John's.
The agenda for the meeting can be found below.
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We are hosting a free professional learning workshop for substitute teachers of Grade 7 – 12 science. This workshop will take place September 14 & 15, at the District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John’s. To register and for more information, please contact email@example.com.
Trustees and staff members of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District congratulate Brian Shortall, Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador School Boards Association on the receipt of national honours. At recent meetings of the Canadian School Boards Association, Shortall was awarded Honourary Membership of the Canadian School Boards Association for his outstanding contribution, leadership, and unwavering commitment for quality education for all Canadian students.
More information and a short video outlining his achievements can be viewed here, via the CSBA website.
A statement from Goronwy Price, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, regarding the decision of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Appeal Division, can be found below.
The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is pleased to share news that later this month, 19 students from throughout the province have been selected for a European tour to retrace the journey taken by the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in the First World War. Students were awarded the opportunity as part of the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador's (HSA) Ambassador Program offered through their regional heritage fairs. Students will depart June 28th for a memorable adventure.
For information on students and their projects, please see the attached release.
More information on HSA is available through their website HERE, while details on the Ambassador Awards Program are available HERE.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Education Foundation has announced the winners of the 2016-17 Educator's Innovation Awards and Grants Program.
A total of 10 awards and 10 grants are being provided to deserving educators throughout the District.
A public news release has been issued announcing the successful projects and is attached for review.
A project synopsis for each of this year's successful projects can be found on the Education Foundation website HERE.
The Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board will hold a public meeting Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at District Conference Center, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road. All trustees will attend the meeting virtually.
The meeting agenda is attached for reference.
See attached documentation below for Student Summer School 2017 registration. for Grades 7- Level II (Metro Area).
The name of the new school in Torbay was announced in a surprise assembly today. See the school memo below for details.
The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board held meetings from June 2 – 4, 2017 at Corner Brook Regional High and continued their focus on student achievement and board governance.
Read the media release below.
The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is proud of the participation of many of our schools in the Skills Canada program, which aims to encourage and support a coordinated Canadian approach to promoting skilled trades and technologies to youth. At the national competition held May 31 - June 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the 49 members of Team Newfoundland helped to bring home some 12 medals. Congratulations to all participants and medal winners, particularly the following students from District schools:
Ian Brake – Gold Medal – IT Office Software Applications (Secondary- Holy Spirit High School)
Megan Coles – Silver Medal – Workplace Safety (Secondary- Holy Spirit High School)
Chelsie Cake and Breanna Tilley – Silver Medal – 2D Computer Animation (Secondary- Queen Elizabeth Regional High School)
Matthew Buckingham-Bishop –Bronze Medal – IT Networking (Secondary- Frank Roberts Junior High)
For further information on the competition and other medal winners, please see the attached press release from Skill Canada NL.
The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold its next public meeting on Saturday, June 3, 2017.
The meeting will take place at Corner Brook Regional High's multi-purpose room, 12 University Drive, Corner Brook at 3:00 p.m.
The meeting agenda can be found below.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Education Foundation is once again accepting applications for its annual scholarship program for graduating students who demonstrate outstanding school or community leadership, in addition to academic achievement.
Applications are to be submitted no later than June 23, 2017.
Application forms and more information on the process can be found HERE.
An information session for parents and guardians of Labrador West regarding Early French Immersion will take place in the library of A.P. Low Primary School on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Please find below a fact sheet prepared by the Department of Health and Community Services about the dangerous drug fentanyl.
Should you have questions or concerns please discuss them with your school or a medical practitioner.
Goronwy Price, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, announced today that Mr. Tony Stack has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer / Director of Education on an interim basis.
A news release can be found below.
The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District held meetings at Prince of Wales Collegiate and the District main office in St. John’s during the weekend of April 21-23, 2017 to discuss a number of topics important to education.
The associated media release can be found below.
The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will be offering a 6 week Public Exam Preparation Program from May 1, to June 7, 2017. This program will be offered twice a week, with classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings 7:00 to 10:00 pm at Gonzaga High School, Smithville Crescent, St. John's. For more information, see attached document below.
The new school located in Torbay will open on April 25, 2017 for Grades 5 and 6 students.
A memo prepared by the school administration containing information for families about the new school can be found below.
Goronwy Price, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, has accepted the resignation of Mr. Darrin Pike as CEO/ Director of Education, and extends his best wishes for his future endeavours. The resignation is effective April 25, 2017.
The news release can be read in full below.
The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold its next public meeting on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The meeting will take place in the library of Prince of Wales Collegiate, 24 Paton Street, St. John's at 3:30 p.m.
The meeting agenda can be found below.
Due to inclement weather, StandOut3 was rescheduled for April 28-29, 2017.
StandOut3 - Out Around the Bay Provincial High School GSA (Gender-Sexuality Alliance) Conference (for LGBTQ+ Students and Allies)
Learn more at the link below.
The public meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 4 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's. The agenda for the meeting can be found below.
The public meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District scheduled for April 1, 2017 has been postponed due to impending weather.
Information on the rescheduled date will be provided soon.
General Interview Competitions will be posted online from March 24, 2017 to March 31, 2017, please check under Job Opportunities for more information.
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, in conjunction with the province's school boards, is looking for feedback on the experiences of parents and guardians of students currently in Full-Day Kindergarten in Newfoundland and Labrador.
This feedback will be helpful in future program development and is an important part of the evaluation process.
Please see the attached photo for more information or click this link to visit the survey directly.
Please see below a public advisory from the District providing an update on schools related to weather of this weekend.
Director Darrin Pike attended an event today with community partners and began his remarks with comments about the importance of International Women's Day.
Here is a clip of those remarks.