Director of Education writes all the high school students.


    Pretty sure this is a first for high school students – a letter from the Director of Education explaining the possibility that […]

Introduce your three year old to the world of a public school education. JK is where they start.


By Staff October 26, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Do you remember the day you first went to school? It was certainly a different time – […]

If Pearson closes - what happens to the co-op nursery program?


By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Should the Halton District School Board trustees decide that the Lester B. Pearson High School should […]

Road map to Ontario Arts Council grant money is to be explained at a meeting in Hamilton - might be worth a trip across the bay.

Aerial view - skyway bridge

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an Ontario Arts Council workshop where valuable guidance on applying to the OAC’s Visual […]

Central high school parents roll out an impressive research list.


By Pepper Parr October 25, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a team of four people, Dania Thurman, Michael Kukhta, Lynn Crosby and David Sykes, […]

Parents beginning to organize for crucial meetings on which, if any, high schools in Burlington should be closed.


By Pepper Parr October 24, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The meetings to explain the Program Accommodation Review to patents will take place on the dates and […]

School board now has a Code of conduct for its trustees - City Council has been avoiding creating a code for a number of years.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The following is not something you are likely to see coming out of Burlington’s city council. […]

Parents at Lester B. Pearson are worried - many don't like what M.M. Robinson offers - the Catholic school board might benefit.


By Pepper Parr October 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   For the parents at Lester B. Pearson high school the thought of their school closing is […]

School board trustees vote to form Program Accommodation Review Committees to review the staff recommendation to close two high schools - Central and Lester B. Pearson.

Trustees - fill board +

By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There will be a Program Accommodation Review (PAC) – and it is going to keep the parents […]

Burlington Junction Station in 1920 - a first person story of life around the Freeman station.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It is just under a month away but registration for this event is going to fill […]

Central High School parents are going to ask school board trustees to slow down the process that could result in the closing of the school - They want to get it right and need more time to complete their homework.


By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   You knew before the meeting was over that this was a group of parents who were […]

Province announces a program to convince you to take the GO train - while you are actually in your car on the QEW.


By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Not quite sure how to take this announcement from our provincial government – let’s see what […]

Central high parents group has a new Facebook page - check it out - it will be their prime source for sharing information. Web site to follow,

By Staff October 13, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   To a considerable degree the group of parents working to ensure that the Burlington Central High school […]

If BCHS is a community school - then let's hear what the community wants their school to become - let's not limit yourselves to just struggling to keep it open.


By Pepper Parr October 13, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It was interesting, exciting and exhilarating to watch some 60+ parents, several with children in tow […]

Parents organize to keep Central High School open.


By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District school Board recently decided that they needed to look at the number of […]

329 healthy food packages were handed out to students this weekend - they didn't include turkeys.

Food4kids - bag + apple

By Pepper Parr October 10th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   As we move into the Thanksgiving weekend teachers in the Region use one of their Professional […]

Ward 4 school board trustee withholds any comment on decision to undertake a Program and Accommodation Review.

Richelle Papin

By Staff October 8th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette asked Halton District school Board trustee Richelle Papin, ward 4, if she had made any […]

District school board staff recommending the closure of two high schools June 2018 - Central and Lester B. Pearson.


By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington does not take to change all that well. A change in the configuration of traffic […]

Historical burial ground opened to the public during Open Doors last Saturday.


By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   I’d heard about it; drove by the place hundreds of times, knew what it was but […]

Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson will be at Crawford Lake October 15th.


By Staff October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the […]