In the Schools

MCS Students Learn Lots Through Waste-Free Lunch Challenge

2015wastefreelunchmcs225For some, the concept of sorting and weighing lunch waste might seem like a sticky, smelly nuisance.

Not so for the students at Meaford Community School who are participating in Recycling Council of Ontario’s Waste-Free Lunch Challenge as part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada (Oct. 19-22, 2015).

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Initial Approval For Plan That Would Save GBSS

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The future of Meaford's three schools might be a little less uncertain after school board trustees gave unanimous initial approval to a plan that would see Georgian Bay Secondary School remain open, while the elementary schools would be merged.

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OSSLT Results Improve for Bluewater District School Board

classroom3The latest results released by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) from the 2014 – 2015 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) reveal an increase in the success rate for students in Bluewater District School Board.

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Time to Think About School Bus Safety – Know the Rules

school bus stop sign225Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding drivers that school buses will be back on the road after the Labour Day long weekend.  Drivers need to understand the rules pertaining to passing school buses and the substantial fines for passing buses stopped with signals flashing.  

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