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Youth aged 12-17 now eligible to book a vaccination appointment
Registration is now open for Grand Erie students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 interested in taking advantage of learning opportunities available this summer, with a focus no longer just on secondary students recovering credits. 
Today on June 2, the Province of Ontario has announced that all schools in Ontario remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Students will continue to learn remotely.
Grand Erie District School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Graham to the role of Superintendent of Education, effective September 1. 
Throughout the month of June, students and staff across Grand Erie will celebrate Pride Month. Pride month is a time for us to centre the voices of our 2SLBTQ+ students, parents and staff who identify as part of this community, and celebrate their contributions toward making our schools safer and more inclusive spaces for everyone.
When an unacceptable comment was heard on the school yard at Thompson Creek Elementary School this year, Grade 6 teacher Shannon McLeod did what educators do best – she turned it into a teachable moment.
June is National Indigenous History Month. Throughout this month & always, we take this opportunity to celebrate the rich history, heritage, diversity & significant contributions that First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples have made in shaping Canada. We continue to work with our Indigenous communities, including our local First Nations, both Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, as we continue to learn from their stories, traditions and cultures. 
Beginning today, May 31, all flags across Grand Erie District School Board schools and worksites, will be lowered to mourn the 215 children whose remains were recently found at the site of the former Kamloops Residential School in Kamloops, BC. The flags will be lowered for nine days, which amounts to 215 hours to represent the life of each child lost.
The Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) has opened COVID-19 vaccine clinics for those between 12 to 17 years-of-age.
Sunday, May 16 is World Education Support Personnel Day! On this day and always, the Grand Erie District School Board wants to take this opportunity to acknowledge the important roles that our education support staff play in our schools. Join us and others around the world as we celebrate their achievements and significant contributions to student success.
On May 13, 2021, the Ontario government provided an update about the current Stay-at-Home Order, virtual learning and vaccine eligibility for youth. Below is information on what this means for the Grand Erie District School Board.
Brian Kingshott, teacher at Paris District High School, is a 2021 recipient of the Baillie Award, recognizing excellence in secondary school teaching. The award is especially meaningful, given that teachers are nominated by graduating students in Queen’s University undergraduate programs as they reflect on their success and honour a teacher who had a formative influence on their academic journeys.
Teaching hands-on art lessons during remote learning can be one of the trickier subjects to translate online, but Grand Erie educators are finding ways of adopting new approaches that ensure the arts stays front and centre so students can continue to flex their creative muscles. 
The Grand Erie District School Board is pleased to share that in response to the direction received from the Ministry of Education, all active Grand Erie staff will be eligible to book their first COVID-19 vaccination, beginning May 6.
It's Education Week! Each year, throughout Education Week, students, families, staff and community members across Grand Erie celebrate all our collective achievements, lived experiences and express our gratitude to one another. During this unprecedented time, it is more important than ever that we are reminded of these successes to continue being a beacon of light for our communities. 
May is Asian Heritage Month. Grand Erie would like to take this opportunity to invite staff and students to celebrate and learn more about the many contributions that Asian Canadians have made to our community and to our country.
Tomorrow, May 1, marks National Principal’s Day. The Grand Erie District School Board acknowledges, celebrates, and thanks all the principals and vice-principals who lead our schools every day.
Each year, staff and students at Grand Erie join millions of people from across the country as we raise awareness and encourage dialogue surrounding mental health. Mental Health Week (May 3 to 7) is an additional opportunity for us to remind ourselves that in times when we’re feeling anxious or stressed, our mental health is a priority.
April 28 is National Day of Mourning. On this day, we take a moment to remember and honour those who have been killed or injured on a work site.
Today, April 28, marks Administrative Professionals’ Day. We would like to take this opportunity to recognize and celebrate all the administrative professionals who keep our schools running smoothly and efficiently every day.