Media Releases
Board Endorses Action Plan to Address AG Recommendations
Posted: Mon Nov 05 00:00:00 NST 2018

A media release regarding discussions at the November 3, 2018 meeting of the Board of Trustees can be found at the link below or through the picture linked to this story.

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Trustees to Gather for Regular Public Meeting
Posted: Mon Oct 29 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John's.

The meeting agenda can be found below.

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Board Executive Named at Annual General Meeting
Posted: Mon Oct 22 00:00:00 NDT 2018
Trustees gather in St. John's for their AGM on Sunday, October 21

The Annual General Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District was held at the District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, on Sunday October 21, 2018. As required by the Board bylaws, trustees voted for the role of Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board, as well as the Executive Committee of the Board.

More information is available in the news release attached below.

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Board of Trustees Examines Auditor General's Report
Posted: Sat Oct 20 00:00:00 NDT 2018

Please see attached a media release regarding a working session of the Board held Saturday, October 20, 2018 which focused on the recent Auditor General's Report.
 

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Board of Trustees to Hold Annual General Meeting
Posted: Fri Oct 05 00:00:00 NDT 2018
NLESD File Photo: A recent meeting of the NLESD Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will hold their Public Annual General Meeting on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The meeting will get underway at 9:00 a.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 Sunday.

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Board Chair Clarifies Student Assistant Allocation Numbers
Posted: Tue Oct 02 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board of Trustee responded today to information being shared by the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association (NLTA) on the subject of the allocation of student assistant hours.

"While we appreciate the NLTA’s advocacy role in seeking additional classroom supports, it is important to note that the District is fully funded by the Provincial Government and deploys available student assistant resources, according to its budget, on a priority basis throughout more than 250 schools in the province," said Chair Goronwy Price. "Furthermore, students with identified needs also avail of multiple supports within the school environment - including support from the classroom teacher, administration, Instructional Resource Teachers, educational psychologists, guidance counsellors, speech-language pathologists, itinerant teachers with specialized training and expertise in a wide range of exceptionalities, and more."

The full text of the new release can be found in the document attached.

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District Chair and CEO to be Available to Media to Respond to AG Report
Posted: Tue Sep 11 00:00:00 NDT 2018

Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board, Goronwy Price, and Director of Education/CEO Tony Stack will hold a media availability Wednesday, September 12 to respond to the Auditor General’s report into purchasing activities at the District.
 

More information can be found in the advisory attached.

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Foundation Announces 2017-18 Scholarship Winners
Posted: Fri Aug 24 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The Newfoundland and Labrador Education Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017-18 Scholarship Awards program. A total of 27 students from schools throughout the province were selected from among more than 120 applications.

Details on this year's winners can be found in the release attached.

Further information on the scholarship program can be found on the NL Education Foundation website.

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Trustees prepare for 2018-19 School Year
Posted: Fri Aug 17 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District held a public meeting on Saturday, August 11 to discuss a number of items in preparation for the upcoming school year. The meeting, held at the District Conference Centre in St. John's, was broadcast live on the District website.  

Trustees were pleased to note the new Teacher and Learning Assistant (TLA) positions have been established in anticipation of the upcoming school year. The TLA positions are a result of a recommendation made by the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes, and the subsequent Education Action Plan, released by the Provincial Government in July. In the first phase of implementation, 53 TLAs will begin working with students this September in select District schools.

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Trustees Prepare for 2018-19 School Year
Posted: Fri Aug 17 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District held a public meeting on Saturday, August 11 to discuss a number of items in preparation for the upcoming school year. The meeting, held at the District Conference Centre in St. John’s, was broadcast live on the District website.  

Trustees were pleased to note the new Teacher and Learning Assistant (TLA) positions have been established in anticipation of the upcoming school year. The TLA positions are a result of a recommendation made by the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes, and the subsequent Education Action Plan, released by the Provincial Government in July. In the first phase of implementation, 53 TLAs will begin working with students this September in select District schools.

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Board to Hold Regular Public Meeting
Posted: Mon Aug 06 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Rd., St. John's.

The agenda can be found below.

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Trustees Approve Policies, Postpone Aspects of School Review
Posted: Thu Jun 21 00:00:00 NDT 2018

Please see attached a media release regarding issues discussed at the June 16, 2018 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

(Document available below, as well as visual attached)

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Next Public Board Meeting
Posted: Fri Jun 08 00:00:00 NDT 2018

The next public meeting of the Board of Trustees takes place Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Rd., St. John's.

The agenda can be found below.

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Public Advisory - 2018-2019 School Calendar Available
Posted: Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 NST 2018

Public Advisory regarding the release of the 2018-2019 school year calendar can be found below.

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Public Advisory - Public Tenders
Posted: Thu Feb 22 00:00:00 NST 2018

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District has issued a public advisory concerning the upcoming public tender offering of three former St. John's schools. The tender opens Friday, February 23, with a closing date of Wednesday, March 28.

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Student Safety Reminder
Posted: Fri Jan 05 00:00:00 NST 2018

Please find below a media release reminding everyone to practive apprropriate safety as students return to school Monday, January 8, 2018.

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