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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.
With a carefully curated reading list focused on stories of courage and change, and a goal to empower students to learn, lead and inspire during Black History Month, educator Katy Hager’s grade 6/7 class at Banbury Heights School took a tech-forward approach to equity and inclusion. 
In the first year of a new multi-year strategic plan which places learning, well-being and belonging at its centre, Grand Erie District School Board is investing in additional staffing and resources as it works towards these collective priorities.
For Pink Shirt Day this year, six-year-old Marisa, a student in grade 1 at J.L. Mitchener Public School in Cayuga, decided to use her creative talents to help stamp out bullying.
The Grand Erie Parent Involvement Committee (GEPIC) is thrilled to bring back cyber safety expert Paul Davis for a virtual event aimed at empowering parents and guardians in the digital age. Davis will share his knowledge on topics such as online security, cyberbullying, texting, image sharing, digital trails, and social platforms including TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook, with key information and safety advice to help parents help their children and youth navigate the online space.
In consultation with local public health units, Grand Erie District School Board is relaxing some of the restrictions put in place on sports and extracurricular activities as students returned to in-person learning earlier in January.
Grand Erie secondary schools are introducing Student Learning Support Days in second semester, providing additional opportunities for students requiring further consolidation of learning to take part in order to meet their achievement goals. 
Grand Erie schools are prepared for a return to in-person learning, following new provincial guidance and putting processes in place to support health, safety and learning.
Grand Erie is inviting applications from the community for a new Equity Advisory Group to help the board reduce barriers and support inclusivity.
Elementary schools across Grand Erie are ready to welcome the newest class of young learners next September, with Kindergarten registration now open.
On January 3, the Province of Ontario has directed all Ontario schools to pivot to remote learning for two weeks, with an anticipated return to in-person learning on January 17 for secondary and January 18 for elementary (January 17 is a PA day for elementary). Remote learning classes will begin on Wednesday, January 5.
As southwest Brantford continues to grow, Grand Erie is making adjustments to school boundaries to address growth, capacity and to prepare for a new elementary school at Shellard Lane.