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Participation welcome in Ministry of Education review

On Nov. 7, 2019 the Minister of Education announced a review of the Peel District School Board. Two independent reviewers, Suzanne Herbert and Ena Chadha, have been appointed by the Minister and will lead the review process. Click Full Story to learn more. 

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Important information for families regarding OSSTF job action - Dec. 6, 2019

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) has announced that some of their members will be engaged in a one-day strike on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, unless progress is made at the central bargaining table. This one-day strike will affect SOME school boards—NOT the Peel District School Board—next week. All Peel board schools will be open to students on Dec. 11. ​Click "Full Story" to learn more. 

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Review safety procedures with your children

The safety of our students is always a top priority and we will always take whatever precautions are necessary to ensure their safety.

Although our staff emphasizes street-proofing skills with our students, we feel that it is also important that you review the following safety procedures provided by the Peel Regional Police with your child:

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Apply for the Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grant

​The Peel District School Board is currently accepting applications in support of parent engagement projects, initiatives or activities from Peel board School Councils for the 2019-20 school year. Applications will be received and reviewed for consideration in partnership with the board's Parent Involvement Committee (PIC).

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Use of personal devices in Peel District School Board schools

​On Nov. 4, 2019, the Ministry of Education introduced a restriction on the use of personal mobile devices, such as cellphones, in the classroom. It's being referred to as a "cellphone ban" in the media, however, the ministry's direction does allow personal devices to be used for instructional purposes, as directed by an educator. Exceptions are also made if cellphones are required for health or medical purposes, to support special education needs. This direction aligns with the Peel District School Board's current practice and, as such, there is no​ change to the use of technology in Peel schools.​
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STOPR WINTER NEWSLETTER

​Dear Families, Parents and Guardians:

Now that the clocks are turned back an hour winter will soon be here.  It is very important that everyone using the school bus system is familiar wiht STOPR's winter weather procedures.

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