Education

Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation Stage One-Day Strike

  Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation staged a one-day strike to protest planned government changes including larger class sizes and students having to take some e-courses. In Wawa, the striking teachers joined forces and walked up to the Wawa Post Office and then returned to picket outside of Michipicoten High School. Yesterday’s strike followed six days of information pickets – ...

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Les élèves de l’ES Saint-Joseph complètent le programme de traitement des aliments

  Félicitations aux élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), ainsi qu’à leur enseignante, Mme Cindy Franklin, qui ont complété une formation en traitement des aliments et ont pu ainsi obtenir obtenu leur certification dans ce domaine le 13 novembre! On remercie vivement Mme Mariah Tremblay, inspectrice de santé publique, qui a offert la formation des personnes qui dans leurs fonctions ...

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ES Saint-Joseph students complete food handling program

  Congratulations to École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students along with their teacher, Mrs. Cindy Franklin, for completing the Food Handler program on November 13! They are now certified food handlers. Many thanks to Ms. Mariah Tremblay, Public Health Inspector, who provided training for people handling food.

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Minister of Education on Status of Labour Negotiations

Dec 4, 2019 @ 06:13 Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement on the status of negotiations with OSSTF (Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation) on the eve of strike action: “My message to parents, on the eve of potential job action, is that our Government has remained reasonable at the negotiating table, with the objective of keeping ...

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Notice to Parents from Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Re: Labour Relations in Ontario’s Education Sector As you may know, on Friday, November 29,2019, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) provided five (5) days’ notice to engage in a one-day strike on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. This means that OSSTF workers will be on strike for one day, unless an agreement is reached at the provincial bargaining table beforehand. Although many ...

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OSSTF members to hold information pickets throughout Algoma District

Across the province, educational workers, teachers and noon hour aides will be continuing with Phase 1 of their provincial level job action as central negotiations enter into the eighth month. Locally and in the Algoma District, over 400 secondary teachers including occasional teachers and over 700 educational support staff and early childhood educators as well as HSCDSB noon hour aides ...

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Notice to Parents from Algoma District School Board

Nov 29, 2019 @ 21:57 November 29, 2019 Dear ADSB Families of Elementary and Secondary Students: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has provided notice that it is escalating its work-to-rule strike action to a full withdrawal of services (otherwise known as a strike or walkout) for one day, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 if a provincial agreement is ...

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Statement from Education Minister on OSSTF Strike

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding the decision of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) to escalate to a strike only two days after initiating a work-to-rule campaign: Strikes hurt kids. Our Government has been clear, we want deals that keep students in class. For teacher unions to leave the table, to turn their ...

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Tire-toi une bûche!

Nov 28, 2019 @ 08:29 –Afin de promouvoir les expressions francophones, l’enseignante Mme Stephanie McGregor a invité les élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) à participer à un concours donnant le sens à l’expression « Tire-toi une bûche ». Grâce à une démonstration dans le corridor le matin, plusieurs élèves ont déjà pu relever le défi. Félicitations aux gagnants de ...

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Pull yourself a log and sit down!

Nov 28, 2019 @ 08:29 – In order to promote Francophone expressions, teacher Stephanie McGregor invited students from École secondaire Saint-Joseph to take part in a contest giving meaning to the French expression “Tire-toi une bûche“ (pull youself a log). Thanks to a demonstration in the school corridor in the morning, several students have already been able to take up the ...

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New Measures announced to prevent and combat Bullying in Ontario Schools

Nov 28, 2019 @ 08:01 – Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education has announced five new measures to prevent and combat bullying in Ontario schools. Christina Mitas, MPP for Scarborough Centre and former teacher, will now advise Stephen Lecce on education matters with a focus on bullying prevention. A provincial strategy survey will be conducted to understand students’ experiences with bullying; training for educators ...

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Minister of Education Statement on First Day of Work-to-Rule

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement on the first day of work-to-rule action: “I’ve been clear – I want to get deals that keep the children of this province in school. It is regrettable the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) have chosen to escalate to work-to-rule action, ...

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La tradition de la tire de Sainte-Catherine est célébrée à l’école Saint-Joseph

  À l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), la tradition de la tire Sainte-Catherine se poursuit.   Hier, le 25 novembre, Mme Carole Bouffard, enseignante, et les élèves du cours d’art dramatique, Kaléya Bélanger, Ella Leadbetter, Morgandy Leadbeater, Cora Nelson et Kelsey Scott ont préparé de la tire pour tous les élèves de l’école élémentaire et de l’école secondaire! Par ce partage, on ...

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Wawa students celebrate a delicious French-Canada tradition

  The tradition of cooking, pulling and eating taffy on Sainte-Catherine Day is alive and well at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa).   On November 25, Ms. Carole Bouffard, teacher, and students from the drama class, Kaléya Bélanger, Ella Leadbeater, Morgandy Leadbetter, Cora Nelson and Kelsey Scott prepared the delicious St. Catherine’s taffy for all elementary and secondary students. They were able ...

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