Announcements
Bishop Feild School Community Update Provided
Posted: December 3, 2019

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District provided an update to the Bishop Feild school community on Monday, December 2, 2019 to apprise them of the latest information on the repair process for the Bond Street building and the expected timeline for occupation in the new year.

The letter is attached below and pictured above for further information.

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Board to Hold Last Public Meeting for 2019
District Conference Centre
Posted: December 2, 2019
Board of Trustees during the October, 2019 meetings.

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3:00 p.m in St. John's. The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road. The meeting will be live-streamed at www.nlesd.ca at the time noted above.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Board to Hold Special Meeting Next Thursday
Posted: November 1, 2019
Trustees gathered in St. John's in October for the Board AGM

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will take place at the District Headquarters, 95 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7.

The meeting is being held to make an amendment to the Motion regarding School System Review 2019-20 related to Zone 6.

The formal agenda is attached below.

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Board AGM and Regular Meeting Livestream
Posted: October 26, 2019

Please note that the scheduled meeting today (Saturday, October 26, 2019) of the District's Board of Trustees will be livestreamed.

To view the proceedings, please visit BOARD LIVE STREAM AGM and REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING.

 

 

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Agenda Available For Regular Public Meeting of the Board
Posted: October 21, 2019

Following the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold their regular public board meeting. The meeting will get underway at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the District Conference Center, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's. 

Please find the meeting agenda attached. The AGM agenda, which was previously posted on October 11, is available in the attachement directly followin the regular public meeting agenda.

For those interested, the meeting will be live broadcast via the District's webpage at the scheduled time of the meeting.

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Annual General Meeting of Board of Trustees Scheduled
Posted: October 11, 2019
(FILE PHOTO: Previously held meeting of the Board of Trustees)

The Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold their Public Annual General Meeting on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The meeting will get underway at 1:30 p.m. at the District Conference Center, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's. 

Please find the meeting agenda attached. For those interested, the meeting will be live broadcast via the District's webpage at the scheduled time of the meeting.

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Special Meeting of the Board Postponed
Posted: October 9, 2019

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, scheduled to take place at the District Headquarters on Thursday, October 10, 2019, has been postponed due to a scheduling issue.

It is expected to be rescheduled in the near future.

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Board of Trustees to Hold Special Meeting
Posted: October 4, 2019

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING UPDATE (October 9): The special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, scheduled to take place at the District Headquarters on Thursday, October 10, 2019, has been postponed due to a scheduling issue. It is expected to be rescheduled in the near future.


A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will take place at the District Headquarters, 95 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's on Thursday, October 10, 2019 beginning at 12 noon.

The meeting is being held in consideration of a recent Executive Committee report.

The formal agenda is attached below.

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Board Trustees to Hold First Meeting of 2019-20 School Year
Posted: September 2, 2019
File photo of a previously held board meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold its first public meeting of the 2019-20 school year on Saturday, September 7 at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John’s. The meeting takes place 2:30 pm and will be broadcast live on the District’s website at https://www.nlesd.ca/.

The formal agenda is attached below.

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Trustees to Vote on Basque Memorial Grade Reconfiguration
Posted: July 30, 2019

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will take place at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John’s, at 12 noon on Monday, August 5, 2019. 

The meeting is being held to consider a Board motion to reconfigure Basques Memorial All Grade in Red Bay from a K-12 school to a K-6 school, effective September 2019. Grades 7-12 students would be transferred to Labrador Straits Academy in L’anse au Loup. This reconfiguration comes at the request of the school community, where parents unanimously agreed to transfer the older students, citing better programming opportunities, more extra-curricular activities, and increased social interaction with peers.

The formal agenda is attached below.

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UPDATED: Information Available on Regional Summer School Sessions
Posted: June 19, 2019

Registration for Summer School 2019 (Grades 7 to Level II) will take place on various dates, as indicated below for specific areas throughout the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District.

In the Avalon region (North-East Avalon), registration will take place on Tuesday, July 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Prince of Wales Collegiate and Mount Pearl Senior High. Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin on Thursday, July 4 and will run daily from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. A 15-minute recess break will be provided each day and no holidays will be observed. After Monday, July 8, no further students will be permitted to register. More information is available here.

In Avalon West, registration will take place on Friday, June 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Amalgamated Academy. Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin on Tuesday, July 2. More information is available here.

In Central Region (Burin/Vista Zones), an online summer school option for Math 1201 only will be available, subject to sufficient interest. Registration will take place on Friday, June 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Marystown Central High School and/or Clarenville High School. Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. More information is available here.

In the Gander/Grand Falls-Windsor/Coast of Bays areas of the Central Region, an online summer school option for Math 1201 only will be available. Registration will take place on Friday, June 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. online via the following link: https://goo.gl/X27P3x Please note, the link will not be active until 9:00 a.m. Friday, June 28th and you will need to sign out the required text book from your school on or before June 28th. More information is available here.

In Western Region, registration for a Level I/Level II summer school opportunity will take place on Tuesday, July 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Corner Brook Regional High. Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin on Thursday, July 4. Further details are available here.

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Registration for the French Immersion Summer Camp
District Conference Centre
Posted: June 14, 2019

Registration for the French Immersion Summer Camp will be extended to Wednesday, June 19th. at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road. The French Language Summer Program is a three week immersion program designed to build an experiential bridge as your child moves from the Elementary French Program to the Intermediate French Immersion Program.  This program will be 1/2 day sessions running from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Cost $150.00.

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Agenda for June Board Meeting in Labrador Available
Posted: June 3, 2019
The Board of Trustees at the recent April, 2019 meeting

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 3:00 p.m in Labrador. The meeting will be held in the gymnasium of Mealy Mountain Collegiate, 1 Voisey Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Online Kindergarten/Kinderstart Registration is now over
Posted: May 23, 2019

Online Kindergarten/Kinderstart Registration is now over. If you missed the opportunity to register your child, you can still register at your local regional school.

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Avalon Region Kindergarten Registration is now OPEN!
District Headquarters
Posted: May 8, 2019

Online Registration for Kindergarten for September 2020 (Kinderstart for September 2019) is now on for Avalon Region. Registration is open till 9pm, Thursday, May 9, 2019.

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Online Kindergarten Registration to Begin Soon
Posted: April 25, 2019
A Kindergarten student playing and learning at St. Andrew's Elementary in St. John's (photo credit: @kinderkuzins on Twitter)

Online Registration will get underway soon for all children starting Kindergarten in September, 2020 within the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District. Depending on the region of the province in which you live, families with children who will be 5 years of age on or before December 31, 2020 can avail of the following registration times.

Wednesday, May 8/ Thursday, May 9, for Avalon Region
Monday, May 13/ Tuesday, May 14, for Central, Western and Labrador regions


Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and will be ongoing for both English and Early French Immersions (EFI) programs (where offered) simultaneously.

To determine your zoned school, please visit our catchment viewer HERE.

To view EFI availability throughout the province, visit our EFI Feeder System information page.

For more information, please visit the Kindergarten Registration page of the District’s website.

Please note, the registration window will not be available in advance of the dates and times noted above.
 

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Chair Extends His Appreciation to School Community Volunteers
Posted: April 12, 2019

On behalf of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board, Chair Goronwy Price extended his thanks to the many volunteers throughout our more than 250 schools.

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Agenda for April Board Meeting Available
Posted: April 8, 2019
(Board of Trustees NLESD File Photo)

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Bishop Feild Update
Bishop Feild Elementary
Posted: April 2, 2019

The Provincial Government, through the Department of Transportation and Works, has announced the awarding of the contract to complete repairs at Bishop Feild Elementary on Bond Street in St. John's.

Further details are available through the correspondence linked below or from the Provincial Government news release available here.

 

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Public Information Session on Early French Immersion
Posted: March 20, 2019

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will be holding public information sessions in the coming weeks for families interested in learning about the Early French Immersion (EFI) program. These sessions are for parents and guardians considering registering for EFI for the 2020-21 school year.

All sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m.

April 16, 2019 (Tuesday) @ Paradise Elementary

April 30, 2019 (Tuesday) @ District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's

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Bay d'Espoir Academy - New School Construction Update
Bay d'Espoir Academy
Posted: February 14, 2019

On Wednesday, February 13, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District updated the Bay d'Espoir Academy school council on the new school being constructed to serve students in the region. The following attached document includes information provided in that update. 

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Bishop Feild - February Update
Bishop Feild Elementary
Posted: February 8, 2019

On February 6, 2019, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) hosted a meeting with Provincial Government (Transportation and Works) representatives and your school council to discuss questions brought forward concerning the Bishop Feild rehabilitation project. See attachment below for more information.

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Night School 2019, Avalon Region
Posted: February 7, 2019

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will be offering a 48 hour Night School for Public Exam courses from February 19th to June 13th, 2019.  Students will be able to register for evening classes, which will be held on Tuesday (Math and Science) and/or Thursday (English and Social Studies). Classes will run from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Gonzaga High School, Smithville Crescent, St. John’s. Depending on the level of interest, English and Social Studies classes may be held on Tuesday evening. Please see attachment below for further information.

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District Provides Latest Update to Bishop Feild School Community
Posted: January 28, 2019

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District provided an update Saturday (January 26, 2019) to the Bishop Feild Elementary school community to apprise them of the latest information on the repair process for the Bond Street building.

The letter is attached below.

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Agenda for Upcoming Public Board Meeting Available
Posted: January 21, 2019

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Late French Immersion Information Sessions Scheduled
District Headquarters
Posted: January 17, 2019

Late French Immersion (LFI) Information Sessions have been scheduled for parents/ guardians of current Grade 6 students who are interested in participating in LFI in September, 2019. Sessions will be held at the following locations:

  • January 24, 2019 - District Conference Centre (7pm).
  • January 28, 2019 - Villanova Junior High (7pm).
  • January 29, 2019 - Corner Brook Intermediate (7pm).
  • January 30, 2019 - Crescent Collegiate (7pm).
  • February 4, 2019 - District Office, Spaniard's Bay (Holy Redeemer)  (7pm).

Again, please note, sessions are open to all parents/guardians interested in having their child attend LFI in September 2019.

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Board of Trustees Extends Christmas Wishes to All
Posted: December 21, 2018

Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board, Goronwy Price, is extending his best wishes for a wonderful holiday season on behalf of the Board's 17 trustees.

Have a safe and enjoyable holiday season - classes resume for students January 7, 2019 unless otherwise communicated by your school.

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Students Succeed at Skills Canada NL Competition
Posted: November 30, 2018

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is extending congratulations to all students who competed at the recent Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Intermediate Challenge and F.I.R.S.T. Lego League Robotics Competition held in St. John's. The event, which took place November 4th, saw more than 350 junior high school students from 28 schools throughout the province compete in eighteen different technology, trade and employability areas for a chance at a medal. A large number of the gold medal winners will now move on to compete in the Skills Canada Provincial Competition in March, 2019.

For a complete list of winners, please see the media release attached. Congratulations to all involved!

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District Provides Latest Update to Bishop Feild School Community
Posted: October 9, 2018

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District provided an update Tuesday (October 9, 2018) to the Bishop Feild Elementary school community to apprise them of the latest available information on the repair process for the Bond Street building.

The memo can be found below.

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District Provides Bottled Water to 7 Metro Area Schools
Posted: September 5, 2018

Before the first day at most schools across the province, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District provided seven (7) school communities with details on plans to manage a water issue impacting areas of St. John's serviced by the Petty Harbour Long Pond water supply. The attached memo was provided to the following school communities:

  • St. John Bosco
  • Beaconsfield Junior High
  • St. Mary's Elementary
  • Hazelwood Elementary
  • Bishop Feild Elementary
  • Waterford Valley High
  • Cowan Heights Elementary

The memo provided to the school communities can be found attached below.

 

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District Provides Update to Bishop Feild Community
Bishop Feild Elementary
Posted: August 22, 2018

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District has provided an update Tuesday (August 21, 2018) to the Bishop Feild Elementary school community regarding the current status and next steps in the process of repairing the Bond Street building.

The memo can be found below.

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Board Chair Congratulates School on Another Successful Year
Posted: June 29, 2018

Please find attached, as pictured, a message for Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board Goronwy Price.

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NL Well Represented at National Skills Canada Competition
Posted: June 7, 2018
(photo credit: Skill Canada NL Twitter feed - @Skills_NL)

After an impressive stint showcasing their skills in Edmonton, Alberta, Team Newfoundland and Labrador are heading back to our province after successfully competiting in the 24th Annual Skills Canada National Competition. The team consisted of some 46 individuals, many of whom attend junior highs and/or high schools across the province, competiting in some 40 different skills areas. When the dust settled and the competition completed, Team NL has brought home 14 national medals in some 12 different skills areas. These include:

Gold Medals

Chelsie Cake and Breanna Tilley – 2D Computer Animation (Queen Elizabeth High School)
Keagan Dalley and Hayley Martin – 3D Computer Animation (Holy Spirit High School and Carbonear Collegiate)

Silver Medals

Matthew Buckingham-Bishop – IT Networking (Queen Elizabeth Regional High School)
Caitlyn Coles – Silver Medal – Job Search (Secondary- Holy Spirit High School)

Bronze Medals

Laura Keefe – Job Skill Demonstration (Ascension Collegiate)
Tyler Hiscock –Public Speaking (Bishop White School)

Congratulations to all! More information and a complete list of all medal winners from this province can be found on the news release attached.

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French Immersion Summer Camp July 3-20, 2018
Posted: June 4, 2018

The French Language Summer Program is a three week immersion program designed to build an experiential bridge as your child moves from the Elementary French Program to the Intermediate French Immersion Program. Click the attachment below for more details.

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Registration for Summer School 2018
Posted: May 29, 2018

Registration for Summer School 2018 will take place on Tuesday July 3rd, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at O’Donel High School and Leary’s Brook Junior High. Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin on Thursday July 5th, 2018 and will run daily from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Classes finish on Wednesday August 1st, 2018. There will be a 15 minute recess break each day.  No holidays will be observed. Students will not be permitted to register after Monday July 9th , 2018. See attached below for more details.

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Temporary Busing Measures in Place for Indian Pond Road
Posted: May 22, 2018

As a result of construction in the area of Indian Pond Road in Seal Cove, Conception Bay South, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, in consultation with the Town of Conception Bay South, has instituted temporary busing measures in the area. Effective Wednesday, May 23, the bus route will begin at the temporary turn around (directly across from 106 Indian Pond Road) and will proceed along Indian Pond Road (Seal Cove Road) to school. These changes impact Upper Gullies Elementary, Frank Roberts Junior High and Queen Elizabeth High School. Impacted families should consult the memo which has gone home, review the correspondence attached to this article, or visit the busing information on the applicable school profile page linked above.

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