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Posted On Wednesday, 04 December, 2019

OSSTF is conducting a province-wide, one-day walkout on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, and will return to work on Thursday, December 5, 2019.  TVDSB has no other option but to close all secondary schools to students today as there is insufficient supervision to ensure student safety.  This includes ALL secondary schools and Adult and Continuing Education. All out-of-school activities (e.g. field trips, sports, etc.) are cancelled.  Parents/guardians should make......
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Posted On Monday, 02 December, 2019

Middlesex County Trustee Arlene Morell has been re-elected Chair of the Thames Valley District School Board, while Elgin County Trustee Meagan Ruddock has been elected Vice-Chair.  
Chair Morell was recently re-elected to her second term on the Board, as one of two Trustees representing the County of Middlesex. She has over 15 years of experience serving education in numerous leadership capacities locally, at the district school level and at the provincial level. 
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Posted On Tuesday, 26 November, 2019

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 – Important changes have been introduced to Elementary French Immersion programming aimed at strengthening the Board’s ability to deliver consistent, high-quality French Immersion education that is equitable for all students across Thames Valley.
Beginning September 2020, entry into Elementary French Immersion will be consolidated to  Grade 1 – eliminating entry in Senior Kindergarten and Grade 7.
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Posted On Tuesday, 26 November, 2019

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 – New Sarum PS and Springfield PS will remain open after Thames Valley Trustees voted Tuesday to rescind motions previously approved by the Board in May 2017 to close the schools.   New Sarum and Springfield were among five schools Trustees originally decided to close after Administration conducted a significant Pupil Accommodation Review (EPAR-01) of 11 elementary schools in Elgin and Middlesex counties. EPAR-01 also recommended building...
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Posted On Friday, 22 November, 2019

Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 – The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation of Ontario (OSSTF) has announced that its members across Ontario are ready to begin administrative job action starting Tuesday November 26, 2019.
OSSTF has said its members may be set up information pickets before or after school, or during lunch periods, along with other actions outlined on OSSTF’s website:  https://www.osstf.on.ca/en-CA/news/mr-nov-21-2019.aspx
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