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Peel board reduces transportation distance eligibility for students in grades 9 to 12

​Based on feedback from parents and community members, Peel District School Board trustees have approved a change to reduce the transportation distance eligibility for students in grades 9 to 12 from 4.8 km to 3.8 km. Grade 9 to 12 students who live 3.8 km or more from school will now be able to take the bus to and from school.

Erindale students achieve excellence and are 'on track'....

Congratulations to Dustin Verheggen for receiving the TTOP Electrical Leadership and Excellence Award and Stefan Iwankewich for receiving the academic achievement award from the Sheridan Skills Learning Centre. Congratulations to Braydon Rennie who has been selected to represent Canada in the 1500 meter race at the World Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China in August. Way to go Braydon and good luck in China.

What Do I Need to Graduate? - 40 Hours Community Volunteer Service

Click on the full story link below to access the community service hours form and find links to information from the Ministry of Education that helps answer the question - What Do I Need to Graduate? (including guidelines on the types of volunteer activities that are approved).

Ontario Education Resource Bank (OERB) - for students, parents and teachers

The OERB gives teachers, students and parents of public school systems access to thousands of online resources to support student learning. Users can search the database by keyword, topic, course and course expectations. Resources exist for students in all grades and in a variety of formats (e.g. interactive, document, pdf, multimedia). The database is continually added to by the Ministry of Education and educators. Click on the OERB link on the left hand side of this page. Contact our school librarian to obtain password information. Click on the full story link to access a preview of the 'OERB' via the Ministry of Education.

Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The Smoke-Free Act came into force on May 31st, 2006. The act prohibits smoking in enclosed public places in Ontario in order to protect workers and the public from the hazards of second-hand smoke. Smoking or holding lit tobacco products anywhere on school property or by anyone (regardless of age)is strictly prohibited (including inside vehicles). There is a $365 fine for sharing, supplying or selling tobacco to anyone under the age of 19. There is a $305 fine for smoking or holding lit tobacco products anywhere on school property. The act and the fines apply to everyone, anytime and anywhere on school property. For more information about the act, click on the full story link below.

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

EQAO releases provincial highlights of the OSSLT results. Visit for more information.
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