Citizens choose location for next Rainbow Crosswalk - opposite Catholic School Board

Rainbow on Lakeshore

By Staff June 5, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Rainbow Crosswalk are now part of the Burlington streetscape. The first was put in place across Lakeshore […]

Managers and staff at school bus company might be getting dunked

First student

By Staff June 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Those men and women who drive the school buses have a sense of humour. And like everyone […]

Outdoor Graduation ceremonies - maybe. School boards have heard nothing from the province. Several schools have planned virtual events

Bateman graduation class 2017

By Pepper Parr June 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In a grand gesture yesterday the Premier announced that outdoor graduation events were going to be […]

Kearns withdraws from nomination race - supports Grebenc

Queens Park

By Staff May 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON A statement, jointly released by Lisa Kearns, Councillor for ward 2 and a candidate for the Burlington Provincial […]

Find the will to vaccinate every student and teacher before September

Students at tree dedication

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The back and forth debate over sending students back to school for the three weeks in […]

Halton Public Secondary school students invited to take part in focus groups on racism.

racism

By Staff May 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board Secondary students area invited to participate in focus groups to gather insight into […]

Have you ever wondered how organizations manage to get corporate sponsorship for their events?

Judy Haber sponsorship

By Staff May 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Have you ever wondered how organizations manage to get corporate sponsorship for their events? Festivals Ontario is […]

Public school board appoints new Director of Education; a lot of Toronto based experience

curtis Enns

By Staff May 19th, 221 BURLINGTON, ON Trustees of the Halton District School Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Curtis Ennis as the […]

Parks and Recrearion move fast to get signage in place as part of controlling movement of people in public places

Spencer Smith sign

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Have the people at Parks and Recreation taken dancing lessons? We should know by next weekend […]

Film on how we manage contentedness and disconnectedness during a pandemic

disconnect awaards graphic

By Staff April 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Emergency Preparedness Week (EPW) is an annual Canada-wide initiative encouraging all Canadians to take actions to be […]

Regional Public Health Unit releases video - some are quite lengthy

Regional offices

By Staff April 23, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Region Public Health Unit released the follow: Getting our community vaccinated and protecting our most […]

Public school board hosting Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions

anxious person

By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board – Supporting positive mental health and well-being. The Halton District School Board is […]

Leading American newspaper takes a look at how Canada has handled the pandemic

Christian Science Monitor

By Sarah Miller Liana April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Reprinted from the Christian Science Monitor The headline read: ‘Humbling’: Canada’s self-image slides in pandemic as […]

Public school as we know it could disappear

Child getting off school bus

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of years ago, when the Halton District School Board found itself having to closes […]

Ontario government is discussing making full-time online schooling permanent in public education.

learning on line

By Lana Parker April 16, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite the lack of data documenting benefits to children, and emerging evidence of several drawbacks and […]

Damoff announces federal funding to cover air conditioning in Halton schools

Damoff with big wide open smiles

By Staff April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North Burlington brings some good news for the educators and […]

School Superintendent supports Harvard author - computers will never take over education

FAILURE TO DISRUPT

By Julie Hunt Gibbons April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Many of the challenges of this pandemic have been solved through the use of technology. […]

If you care about the way your children are to be educated - read on

Students - focused - girl

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of weeks ago I heard a CBC interview about a book that talked about […]

Back to remote learning when the Spring Break ends

empty classroom

By Staff April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision […]

Cryptocurrencies have caught on with investors, they may very soon catch on with everyone else

Bit coin examples

By Justin Weinger April 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   For almost a decade now, people have been toying with the idea of paying with Bitcoin, […]

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