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During Grand Erie's Regular Board meeting on Monday, September 25, Tammy Sault assumed the role of trustee, representing the interests, under the Education Services Agreement, of Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) students who attend Grand Erie schools.
The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board (BHNCDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (Grand Erie) have officially obtained ownership of a 6.18-acre site in Caledonia, the future home of a joint-use elementary school site that will serve the needs of the area’s growing population.
We are aware of protests that may occur in locations across the Grand Erie region today. We recognize that these planned demonstrations and associated social media activity may negatively impact Grand Erie students, families and communities, especially for those who are members of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities. 
As students’ needs evolve, Grand Erie does too. For the second year, Grand Erie is providing schools with wellness kits, filled with proactive activities and School Mental Health Ontario resources to help focus awareness and promote positive mental health strategies.
Our public health units have issued a heat warning for our region. A heat warning is issued when Environment and Climate Change Canada forecasts two consecutive days with a maximum daily temperature of 31°C or higher during the day and a minimum temperature of 21°C or higher during the evening, or a humidex of 40°C or higher.
Schools are ready to welcome students back in the Grand Return on Tuesday, September 5! Here are some links and information to help make it a successful start.
As summer begins to wane and new opportunities await, we want to wish all Grand Erie learners and families a wonderful start to the 2023-24 school year!
As the population of our region grows, Grand Erie is growing right along with it. Part of that planning includes a new multi-use facility on Shellard Lane in West Brantford, including an elementary school with a child-care centre, public library and recreation centre that will serve the community’s needs for many years to come. 
Grand Erie is pleased to announce that Peter Ashe and Regan Vankerrebroeck have been appointed as Superintendent of Education for the district.
All across Grand Erie, students and staff are taking action to support a healthy planet. This year, 13 schools participated in EcoSchools, a curriculum-linked program designed to nurture environmental learning and embrace sustainability.
We are excited to announce a remarkable opportunity to join our Audit Committee and assist Grand Erie's Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight.
There’s lots to be proud of as the class of 2023 gets set to move on to new challenges and experiences on their post-secondary paths. For some graduates, the hard work and achievement obtained in secondary school are helping launch this next stage of their academic careers.
We are saddened by the act of hate that happened at the University of Waterloo on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Our thoughts go to the victims of this homophobic and transphobic attack, to the entire 2SLGBTQ+ community, and to those who are impacted by this event. 
What a year this has been! I am so proud of your collective efforts to partner with students, families and communities to build a culture of learning, well-being and belonging to inspire every learner.
Jack Kelly, Grade 12 student at Paris District High School, is ending the year with a touchdown: he recently signed a five-year football contract with Western University, where he’ll start his post-secondary journey in the fall of 2024 after completing the final credits of his secondary school diploma at PDHS this fall.
Grand Erie District School Board approved balanced 2023-24 operating and capital budgets during the Regular Board meeting on Monday, June 26. Both budgets will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education.
Wisdom, love, respect, bravery, honesty, humility and truth. These concepts make up the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) Seven Grandfather Teachings, a set of core values that come from Indigenous ways of knowing, and thanks to a year-long effort at J.L. Mitchener Public School, they’ve become guiding principles that help define the school community. 
Holding an oversized pair of novelty scissors that required both hands, Lorne Johnstone, Grade 12 student at Cayuga Secondary School, cut through a ribbon to officially unveil the school’s upgraded technological education learning space. He was joined by fellow students, staff, and representatives from Stelco and the CWB Welding Foundation, which made the upgrades possible through a donation that added industry-grade welding equipment and machinery in line with today’s workforce. 
At Central Public School and Major Ballachey Public School, staff and students have been hard at work this spring, developing skills that will help them meet challenges both in the classroom and in life. 
Time to huddle up and do something about bullying. That was the message students at Burford District Elementary School got recently during an assembly where we spoke virtually to Boris Bede, a player from the Toronto Argonauts football team.