|Peel board committed to negotiating fair, student-focussed settlements with unions and federations|
|January 22, 2009|
|Toronto Argonaut assists in 'kick-off' of father, son reading club|
Damon Allen of the Toronto Argonauts will visit Calderstone Middle School on Jan. 27 to launch the 2009 Father & Son Reading Club. The program has been running for the past couple of years as a way to get pre-teen boys excited about reading.
|Bus cancellations and closing schools due to bad weather.more information|
|The board has streamlined the process to enroll newcomer students. Find out how we are making it easier for families to register for school.|
|Find out more information about Kindergarten Registration.|
|French immersion and extended French report: Viability as stand-alone or co-located programs.|
Replacement of sewage system at Palgrave Public School: The existing sewage system at Palgrave Public School will be replaced, to coincide with the construction of the new replacement school.
|See the board's Annual Planning Document to learn more about new schools, additions to existing schools, identification of schools for potential consolidation, identification of schools for an accomodation review, boundary changes, community maps, information items, enrolment statistics and 10-year projections.|
|Streetsville accommodation review - An accommodation review has been established for the following schools: Russell Langmaid, Ray Underhill, Vista Heights, Willow Way and Edenrose public schools.|
|An Accommodation Review Committee has been established for the following schools: Allan A. Martin Sr. Public School, Byngmount Beach Public School, Lyndwood Public School and Neil C. Matheson Public School. More information. Final report.|
|It's never been easier to 'Get the Facts' and answers to the most frequently asked questions on the Peel board's web site. Looking for general information about the Peel board or your child's education? Call 905-890-1099 for our switchboard. They will direct you to the right individual or department to answer your questions.|
|Peel board considers changes to busing service for students in elementary French immersion and extended French programs. Full details.|
|Floradale Public School Readiness Centre will temporarily be located at T.L. Kennedy Secondary School, 3100 Hurontario Street (entrance off of Hillcrest), effective September 9 for an afternoon program only (1-3:30 pm). More information|
|Student programs will expand on Britannia Farm thanks to new development plan Full Story|
|The Peel board is seeking volunteers for the Roots of Empathy program. More information|
|Education Development Charges Admending By-Law 2008.|
|The Discover Diversity School Program was developed to introduce common values that cultures and faiths share as responsible and committed members of the Canadian Mosaic. More information|
|To guide our review of the special education delivery model, the Peel board held Future Search: Reshaping special education for Peel students. This three-day consultation process proved invaluable in establishing shared goals, standards, implementation strategies and curriculum priorities for the board. More information and full report|
|Teachers and caregivers can pick up recycled creative materials at the Creative Zone.|
|Dr. Leonard Sax will speak at the 21st annual school psychology conference on April 29. More information|
|Discover The Smile Within, the Peel board's 2007 Annual Report. previous reports|
Holy Days and Holidays Calendar 2008-09 helps acknowledge the rich diversity of faith traditions of Peel board staff and students. Some of the days of commemoration are listed in the calendar.
|Find out how to Go Beyond Words with human rights.|
See the goals document for 2005-2008, System planning for student success, the Student success 2005-08, 2-pg flyer (pdf file), and the System Planning for Student Success: Consultation Summary
- Board approves boundary change for Fairview group of schools
Board reviews French immersion program
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