Announcements
Trustees to Hold First Meeting of New School Year
Posted: September 20, 2021
(File Photo of past meeting of the Board of Trustees from April 2021)

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, September 26 at 1:30 p.m. (NST).
The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road in St. John's. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Trustees Come Together for June Board Meeting
Posted: June 7, 2021
District file photo from the recent April 2021 meeting of the Board

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. (NST).
The meeting will be held online, with staff and trustees joining from District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road in St. John's. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Science Team NL to Represent All Regions at National Virtual Competition
Posted: May 3, 2021
As a result of virtual science fairs being held in all regions of the province, Science Team NL has now officially been assembled to take part in an upcoming National Virtual Competition.
 
Due in large part to the commitment of science educators throughout the province, in early April students in 6 different schools throughout the Labrador, Western and Central regions competed to demonstrate their scientific learning and compete for a spot on the national team. More information on this event can be found here. 
 
 
In late April, students from 5 different schools in the Avalon region competed as part of the Husky Energy Eastern Newfoundland Science and Technology Fair - the second time in as many years the event has been held online. Despite lower participation rates in the virtual environments, 19 medals were handed out at the awards ceremony. More details can be found here.
 
 
Science Team NL now consists of 12 students from across the province. This will be the first time in many years that Newfoundland and Labrador will send a full 12 person delegation to participate in the National Science Fair and all participants are very excited.
 
Congratulations to all students, staff, families and volunteers for all you do to continue to make learning engaging, fun and even exciting for students throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. For more details and updates, visit http://enstf.ca/
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Trustees to Hold Virtual Public Meeting April 24
Posted: April 19, 2021
Trustees (and staff) during the March, 2021 Public Board Meeting (NLESD File Photo)

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, April 24 at 3:00 p.m. (NST).
The meeting will be held online, with staff and trustees joining from District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road in St. John's. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Trustees to Hold Virtual March Meeting
Posted: March 25, 2021
Trustees gather in person and online during the January, 2021 Public Meeting

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. (NST).
The meeting will be held online, with staff joining from District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road in St. John's. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Tuesday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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District and Public Health Suspend Inclass Instruction at Mount Pearl Senior
Posted: February 7, 2021

On Sunday, February 7, two individuals at Mount Pearl Senior High tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Public Health and the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) are working diligently to offer COVID-19 testing to relevant individuals. The evening of February 7, the District provided advanced notice of the suspension of inclass instruction via social media. The memo attached below was shared with District staff, stakeholders and families.

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Virtual Info Sessions Scheduled for Families Interested in Late French Immersion
Posted: January 20, 2021

The District will be hosting virtual information sessions for families of current Grade 6 students interested in the optional Late French Immersion program for September, 2021. All sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Avalon Region
Monday, January 25 
Wednesday, January 27 

Western Region (Corner Brook)
Tuesday, February 16 

Login information and details for the virtual sessions are being sent home with Grade 6 students. If you require more information, please contact your school administration. Information is also available on the District webpage at https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/french/lfi.jsp

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Trustees to Hold First Public Meeting of 2021
Posted: January 18, 2021
(District file photo - Board Meeting of September, 2020)

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. NST. The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road in St. John's. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Regular Public Meeting to Follow Board AGM
Posted: November 16, 2020

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place following the Annual General Meeting schedueld for Saturday, November 21, 2020. The public meeting will get underway as of 3:00 p.m. NST.  The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, St. John's. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Board of Trustees Annual General Meeting for 2020 Scheduled
Posted: November 5, 2020
District File Photo - Board Meeting of September, 2020

The Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold their Public Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website. The meeting will get underway at 1:00 p.m.  

Please find the meeting agenda linked below. Any media intending to attend in person should contact District staff to make arrangements.

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District Shares Google Resources for Families
Posted: October 16, 2020

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District has released a resource for families to help support and assist students in the Google environment. The 5-page hand-out, which is linked below, is designed to provide parents and families with information to understand the tools used in the school environment and help support students to get the best possible results out of these interactive resources.

The resource is accessible from the link below or can be accessed from your student's teacher.

 

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District Advises of Changes to Snow Clearing and Ice Control Tenders
Posted: October 9, 2020
(NLESD File Photo: Central, 2019)

The Newfoundland & Labrador English School District ​has announced a number of changes to its Snow Clearing & Ice Control Tenders issued from October 2020 onwards.

Complete information is available at the memo linked below.

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Board Agenda for September Meeting Available
Posted: September 21, 2020
File photo of Trustees during their June, 2020 Virtual Public Meeting

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. NST. The meeting will be held at the District Conference Centre, Strawberry Marsh Road. As a result of the ongoing pandemic, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. However, a livestream of the meeting will be available on Saturday from the District website.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Back to School Resources Available for Families of Students with Autism
Posted: September 7, 2020

Staff of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District held a virtual information session for families of students with Autism on Friday, September 4, 2020.

In an effort to ensure those who wanted to access resources and a recording following the event, District staff have compiled the attached resource to be shared with school communities and stakeholders as necessary.

If families have specific questions related to their student, please connect with your school's team to discuss further.

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Education Foundation Names 2019-20 Scholarship Recipients
Posted: August 26, 2020

The Newfoundland and Labrador Education Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019-20 Scholarship Program. As a result of the global pandemic and in recognition of the challenges faced by many families throughout the province, this year a total of $50,000 will be shared among 50 successful applicants, nearly doubling the number of scholarships offered. 

The Education Foundation is a registered, charitable organization run by a volunteer board committed to enhancing the educational experience of students in the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to raise and allocate funding for scholarships and initiatives which are supportive of student achievement and success throughout the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District. Visit the Education Foundation website for more information.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Education Foundation congratulates all scholarship recipients and wishes them well in their future pursuits. Please see the attached file for complete information.

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Board Chair Thanks Staff, Students, Looks Forward to September
Posted: June 25, 2020

Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board Chair, Goronwy Price, took the opportunity on what would have been the last day of classes for the 2019-20 school year to thank staff and students for their efforts in this odd year. He also outlined his hopes and the collective focus of our Board to re-engage with students and staff in a new normal as we approach September, 2020.

The full text of the message is attached below.

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Virtual Public Board Meeting Scheduled to End 2019-20 School Year
Posted: June 5, 2020
Board members at their first public virtual board meeting, in March, 2020

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees will take place Friday, June 12, 2020 beginning at 12:00 p.m. (11:30 a.m. in most of Labrador).
As the District continues to manage staff and trustee interactions during the on-going public health emergency, the meeting will take place through video conferencing. Members of the public will be able to watch the proceedings via a live-stream link, which will be available on the District website Friday, in advance of the meeting.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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March Board Meeting Proceeds Electronically, Agenda Available
Posted: March 23, 2020

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees will take place Saturday, March 28, 2020 beginning at 2:00 p.m. (1:30 p.m. in most of Labrador).
Due to the ongoing efforts to manage response efforts to Covid-19, the meeting will take place through video conferencing. Members of the public will be able to watch the proceedings via a live-stream link, which will be available on the District website Saturday, in advance of the afternoon meeting.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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Update Provided for Bishop Feild School Community
Posted: February 19, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District provided an update to the Bishop Feild school community to apprise them of the latest information on the repair process for the Bond Street building. The move back to the Bond Street facility is now scheduled to occur for September, 2020.

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

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Province-wide Info Session on International Baccalaureate Program
Posted: January 30, 2020

Is your student interested in attending an internationally recognized university preparation program offered right here in Newfoundland and Labrador?

On Tuesday, February 4th, the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will host an information session for parents/guardians of current Grade 9 students interested in learning more about the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. The meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the District Conference Centre on 40 Strawberry Marsh Road in St. John’s. Families will be able to access further details on the program, ask questions of District staff, and evaluate whether the IB Program could be of benefit to their young adult. For those unable to attend in person, this session will also be live broadcast via Skype. Please check with your high school administration anywhere in the province for link access.

The IB Program aims to educate students through comprehensive curriculum to become creative, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and globally-aware citizens. The IB Diploma program is presented with close consideration of complying with provincial diploma requirements as a challenging alternative for those who seek to expand their educational horizons.  The Program offers high quality international education to a worldwide community of schools and is recognized as such by post-secondary institutions. There are more than 900,000 IB students in over 140 countries.

The IB Program is provincially sponsored by the District and any student in the province may apply to attend. The District's IB Program is hosted at Holy Heart of Mary High School in St. John’s and students who enroll are required to attend in person at that school.

Complete information on the District’s IB Program is available here: http://www.holyheart.ca/ib/ 

For families who may be interested, current Grade 9 students should apply by Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 for consideration into the IB Program for a September, 2020 start.

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Revised Dates for Late French Immersion Info Sessions
Posted: January 28, 2020

Please see below the dates and locations for upcoming Late French Immersion Information Sessions for families:

  • January 30 at 7:00 pm Crescent Collegiate, Blaketown
  • February 3 at 7:00 pm Holy Redeemer Elementary, Spaniard's Bay

Please see below for revised dates and locations for sessions previously postponed because of weather:

  • NEW DATE Tuesday, February 4th - Villanova Junior High, Conception Bay South at 7:00 pm
  • NEW DATE Wednesday, February 5th - District Conference Center, 40 Strawberry Marsh Rd., St. John's at 7:00 pm
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Agenda Available for February Board Meeting
Posted: January 27, 2020
Members of the Board of Trustees during a previous meeting of the Board (file photo)

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m in St. John's. The meeting will take place at the District Conference Centre at 40 Strawberry Marsh Road.

The agenda can be found attached below.

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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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