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Grand Erie District School Board’s Ryerson Heights Elementary School is set to become Edith Monture Elementary School, honouring the Ohsweken-born World War I veteran who was the first Indigenous woman in the country to become a registered nurse, and the first Indigenous woman and registered band member to gain the right to vote in Canada.
On October 24, Ontarians have the opportunity to vote in the 2022 Municipal and School Board elections.
Whether it’s the best of times or during challenging times, it is always important for us to know and incorporate the practices that keep us healthy and well. 
Volunteers bring a wealth of varied and diverse experiences to enhance student learning, well-being and belonging in our school communities. They are role models and motivators, generous with their time and skills. To celebrate, this week we will feature a series of volunteer profiles from across Grand Erie.
To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’re featuring a daily profile of one of the many volunteers making a difference in Grand Erie. Friday's Volunteer Week profile features Jayme Wilson.
To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’re featuring a daily profile of one of the many volunteers making a difference in Grand Erie. Thursday's Volunteer Week profile features Fran Sararas.
To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’re featuring a daily profile of one of the many volunteers making a difference in Grand Erie. Wednesday's Volunteer Week profile features Mel Elbourn.
To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’re featuring a daily profile of one of the many volunteers making a difference in Grand Erie. Tuesday's Volunteer Week profile features Sonny Pennington.
To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’re featuring a daily profile of one of the many volunteers making a difference in Grand Erie. Monday's Volunteer Week profile features Deb McLoughlin.
The COVID-19 pandemic has required everyone to re-envision how we learn and connect with our school communities, and that’s been especially true for students in the Special Education Life Skills class at Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School. “That’s how the idea for the Nest was born,” says educational assistant Robin Sweers, who works with the Life Skills class and helped students brainstorm.
Driving a school bus is an immense responsibility. A successful school day starts with the trip to school, and drivers set the tone with a safe, welcoming environment onboard for each learner. Now imagine maintaining that environment for students while also contending with fog, construction zones, slippery conditions, deer running into the roadway, tight turns and aggressive, speeding cars – all within a few minutes. 
Students in educator Graham Corrigan's Grade 8 class at James Hillier Public School were the first in Ontario to take part in a unique program to enhance STEM learning with an electron microscope, on loan for a couple of weeks from the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy (CCEM), located at McMaster University, in partnership with its NextGen program and Hitachi's Inspire STEM Education Outreach Program.
The Grand Erie Parent Involvement Committee is thrilled to present an evening of learning for parents and guardians, featuring two renowned subject-matter experts in a unique doubleheader format. This virtual event will provide insightful, interactive learning to equip parents with knowledge and confidence on two timely topics.
King George School is again partnering with the Brantford Police Services to provide Grade 8 students across the district, from any school board, an opportunity to find their special graduation outfit without the price tag.
On Monday, March 28, Grand Erie staff presented the Mid-Term Update to the Board of Trustees, highlighting results-based advances made on the Board’s goals to learn, lead and inspire.
Classrooms across Grand Erie make good use of unlearn materials to generate meaningful discussions around issues of social and cultural inequity, challenge thinking around unconscious biases, and inspire positive change.
Every day in Grand Erie, our dedicated educational assistants (EAs) enable safe, positive learning spaces, and ensure students with differences in medical, physical, intellectual or behavioural needs are included, respected and celebrated. To all of our EAs, thank you for the invaluable service and care you provide to our students and families, today and every day!
Grand Erie is asking families in the school district who want their children enrolled in online learning next school year to declare their choice by April 13, 2022.
Collaborative efforts between support staff, school staff and students at three Grand Erie secondary schools are increasing awareness of mental health topics and resources, and building a commitment to well-being throughout the school community. 
On Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 p.m., Grand Erie will join millions of people across the globe in switching off the lights of our business premises and our homes for one hour as part of Earth Hour, the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.