The Newfoundland and Labrador English School Board is undertaking a review of the H. L. Strong Academy school system with the potential for the school to close and students attend the Dorset Collegiate school system, beginning in September 2018.
A Notice of Motion has been tabled by the Board and can be found below. Feedback from the school community is requested prior to the vote on the motion, scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018.
The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District has compiled an information booklet which contains details about the review. Members of the school community are encouraged to review the information booklet and then provide feedback to the District.
Please find below the recent Board meeting presentation of the school system review.
The Notice of Motion tabled by the Board of Trustees on November 25, 2017 can be found below:
WHEREAS the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is committed to providing the best possible educational programs for students; and,
WHEREAS school closure is required to achieve that objective;
BE IT RESOLVED that:
H.L. Strong Academy will close effective June 2018.
School community feedback and other information will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees. It is extremely important for members of the school community to provide their feedback during this process and an online feedback form has been established with a link found below. Online feedback will be accepted until Monday, January 22, 2018.
A school community meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Further information on this meeting will be provided in the coming days.
An online feedback form regarding the potential closure of H.L. Strong Academy is available below. Please click the below to provide your comments. This form is available until Monday, January 22, 2018.
All members of the school community are encouraged to provide their feedback to the Board of Trustees to help inform the process.
If a member of the school community does not have Internet access they can call 256-2547, if verbal feedback is preferred, or fax 651-3044.
A schedule of important dates can be found below:
- Register for Presentation - Wednesday, December 20, 2017 (2:00 p.m.)
- School Community Meeting - Tuesday, January 23, 2018
- Feedback Deadline - Monday, January 22, 2018
- Board Meeting - Saturday, February 3, 2018 (St. John's)