Feb. 3, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced today more schools are set to resume in-class learning. Beginning Feb. 8, MacTier Public School will resume in-class learning, which means all Near North District School Board (NNDSB) schools will now be open for in-class learning. Please continue to monitor NNDSB’s website nearnorthschools.ca […]
Feb. 3, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, This letter is to inform you about a change to the process this year regarding students’ immunization records. Typically, families are notified of out-dated mandatory immunizations and given a timeframe in which to receive the immunization, or update records with the health unit. At the end of that […]
Beginning Feb. 10, all secondary students (Grade 9 -12) will be required to complete a COVID-19 self-screening every day before attending school. A link has been placed on all our secondary school websites and on our Near North DSB website. Secondary school students will access this link to complete their self-screening.
F.J. McElligott Secondary School recently participated in the Motive Power: Universal Skills Initiative. This project is designed to inspire young women to view apprenticeship as a viable pathway and to explore several skilled trades in the motive power sector including Automotive Service Technician and Truck & Coach Technician.
At this time each year, a committee of representatives from the four school boards in our region work together to consult with their respective school communities to establish the upcoming school year calendar.
The Near North District School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Wally Easton to the role of Interim Executive Officer to assist the board and staff during the transition to retirement of Superintendent of Business, Liz Therrien. Mr. Easton’s appointment is effective Feb. 1, 2021. NNDSB staff and some of the board’s stakeholder […]
Jan. 21, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, The purpose of this letter is to provide you with additional information with regards to the Ontario government’s Jan. 20 announcement. Several school boards will be welcoming students back to in-class learning on Jan. 25. There is no change for Near North District School Board (NNDSB) schools. As […]
Secondary schools within Near North District School Board (NNDSB) have found new ways to host information open houses. Historically, open houses for prospective students entering secondary school grade 7-12 would be held in person. As the pandemic continues and best practice keeps people social distancing, secondary school information open houses are being held virtually. Information […]
January 15, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, NNDSB wants to send a friendly reminder to everyone in our school communities about COVID-19 guidelines to be followed while under Ontario’s declared state of emergency. Guidelines for expectations while on NNDSB property can be found here. While off school property, outside of instructional hours, provincial restrictions are in place. Of significance […]
Students of Near North District School Board (NNDSB) who use assistive technology devices are able to benefit from a unique opportunity this school year. In the fall of 2020, NNDSB launched a new training initiative to provide targeted individualized coaching support on their assistive technology devices for students with a learning disability. NNDSB has entered […]