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In the Schools

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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School Trustee End of School Year Report

classroomThe budget for the 2015-2016 school year has now been set. It was a most difficult experience and trustees passed the budget with great reluctance.

Bluewater District School Board basically receives all its funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education in the form of grants. We receive allotments for various areas. One of these areas is Special Education. This year the ministry cut our budget for this area by $1.5 million. It has become very necessary that we spend within that allotment.


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