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Peel's Board of Trustees asks for support from Ministry of Education

On Nov. 7, 2019, the Ministry of Education confirmed they will provide the Board of Trustees with assistance. Click "Full Story" to view a statement from the chair and vice-chair of the board. 
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Use of personal devices in Peel District School Board schools

​Today, 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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Applications open for pathway programs including Explore High Skills, Peel Region High Performers Program and secondary Regional Learning Choices Programs

Peel District School Board pathway programs provide a range of diverse and engaging learning opportunities, courses and programs. Applications are currently open for Explore High Skills, Peel Region High Performers Program and secondary Regional Learning Choices Programs.  ​

Click Full Story to learn more about each program. 

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Peel schools recognize Indigenous Heritage Month and Hindu Heritage Month in November

Throughout November, schools across the Peel District School Board will recognize and celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month and Hindu Heritage Month. Schools will participate in a number of activities to honour the rich culture, heritage, contributions and diversity of First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities across Canada,  Hindu Canadians, and Hindu communities from around the world. 
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Peel Public Health shares tips to help prevent the flu

​It's flu season and we want to make sure students stay as healthy as possible this year! Influenza (flu) spreads easily from one person to another and Peel Public Health has some tips to help reduce the risk of catching the flu and spreading it:

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Peel high school information nights start this fall

​Learn about the Peel District School Board advantage and your local Peel board secondary school at an upcoming parent information night. For dates and times, visit www.peelschools.org/schools/informationnights or call the school directly. To find out which secondary school your teen will attend, call 905-890-1010/1-800-668-1146 ext. 2212 or visit www.peelschools.org/schools/findyourschool.​

**Please note that dates and times are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the school directly.

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