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Northern Students spearhead school’s support of ‘No Sweat’ campaign
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
A band of students at Northern Secondary School have become some of the most vocal supporters of the ‘No Sweat’ campaign, along with city...
John Wanless launches fundraising for playground construction
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
The playground committee at John Wanless Junior Public School has a master plan and most of the money it needs, but before the school can...
Effort to ‘naturalize’ schoolyard of Northlea Public School a community endeavour
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
Northlea Public School held its Earth Day celebrations with the day inaugurating a five-year project to ‘naturalize’ the school’s field....
Environmental group helping kids stay ‘active and safe’
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
New signed school walking routes are helping keep kids “active and safe.” Greenest City, a non-profit community based environmental...
Great Canadian Geography Challenge not just a trivial pursuit
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
The Great Canadian Geography Challenge has become much more than the usual trivia competition; it is slowly showing students that geography...
Blessed Sacrament School fosters education in Haitian community
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
In the foyer of Blessed Sacrament School a Canadian and a Haitian flag frame what appears to be an unassuming stack of toy blocks, except...
North York students put heart and sole into fundraiser for Heart and Stroke Foundation
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is staging its 20th annual ‘Jump Rope for Heart,’ an event that has so far raised millions toward...
Author’s new book to help parents become better ‘secondary educators’
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
Due to the changes happening in education overall, parents are being called on to become increasingly more involved in their child’s...
Bully found guilty as B.C. makes a bold statement about decade-old problem
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
I can’t help but make comment on the landmark British Columbia case involving a bullying incident gone terribly awry. When I first...
School board and schools should work together to create strigent cheating guidelines
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
Essentially, there is only one way to prevent any ambiguity surrounding cheating in the school system and that is to have it written in...
SAVE PUBLIC EDUCATION
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
Parents are sending a message to Queen’s Park they hope is loud and clear — “Give students what they Need to Succeed.” Now the only...
TDSB to consult public on mandated cuts
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
Trustees in the Toronto District School Board believe the province’s latest Band-Aid measure for public education will not be enough to...
Memories of John Wanless Jr. PS to be rekindled by 75th anniversary
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
The 75th anniversary of John Wanless Jr. P.S. will not go unnoticed by the school’s students, staff and alumni. On June 1 there will be a...
Separation of church and state at centre of prom debate
Post Date: Friday, June 7, 2002
We are about to find out whether the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms supersedes the right of the Catholic Board of Education to...
Cash infusion needed to avert massive cuts to school system with compliance budget
Post Date: Monday, May 13, 2002
On April 17 the school board’s Budget Committee received a staff report detailing what cuts will be made to balance the budget under the...
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