In the Schools

GBCS Announces New Team Name and School Colours


The Meaford school community has spoken - the new team name for the recently reconfigured Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) is the Thunder, while the school’s new colours are black and gold.

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Bluewater District School Board Mourns the Passing of Trustee Linda Hamill

hamill 270Meaford and The Blue Mountains school board trustee Linda Hamill has passed away.

A former teacher, school volunteer, and children’s author, Linda dedicated her life to education and many other pursuits in her community. She was elected as a trustee for the Municipality of Meaford/The Blue Mountains in 2014

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Students and Industry Leaders Team Up for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Event

shsm2016It was an excellent opportunity for Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program to share their ideas and interact with a diverse range of industry-leading local businesses and organizations. The first of three Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) student training events scheduled for the current school year was held on Friday, November 25, at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre in Chesley.

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GBCS Gets Some Help For Purchase of a New Smartboard

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Thanks to the organizers of the Beaver Valley Crawl Triathlon, things are looking up for two classes at Georgian Bay Community School. In conjunction with Beaver Valley Outreach, a donation of $1,620 has been made to the school to help purchase a new Smartboard system.

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