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This Hour Has Seven Days

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December 7, 2014

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. This week, December 8 through December 14, hundreds even… Continue Reading This Hour Has Seven Days

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GPS Celebrates Student Success

GPS Celebrates Student Success

The Education Quality and Accountability Office(EQAO) recognizes specific schools that are using testing data to improve teaching and student learning. This year Goderich Public School was one of only 14 schools across Ontario honoured by… Continue Reading GPS Celebrates Student Success

Board Meeting Highlights - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Board Meeting Highlights – Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Words of Thanks from Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee Paul Carroll, Coordinator of the Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee appeared before the Board to thank Avon Maitland and it’s Centres for… Continue Reading Board Meeting Highlights – Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Murdoch Mysteries in St. Marys!

Murdoch Mysteries in St. Marys!

The streets of St. Marys went back in time on Tuesday October 28. The town’s downtown core was transformed into a 19th century community as the CBC Television series “The Murdoch Mysteries” came to town.… Continue Reading Murdoch Mysteries in St. Marys!

AMDSB is Choosin' Inclusion!

AMDSB is Choosin’ Inclusion!

The first annual Learning for all Student Symposium was held at the Stratford Rotary Complex and students all secondary schools in Huron and Perth County were invited to attend. The symposium addressed current trends and… Continue Reading AMDSB is Choosin’ Inclusion!

Avon Maitland Remains Provincial Leader in Grade 9 Math

Avon Maitland Remains Provincial Leader in Grade 9 Math

Avon Maitland schools continue to outperform the province in both the Academic and Applied streams in the EQAO Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics. In AMDSB, 61% of students enrolled in Applied mathematics successfully met the… Continue Reading Avon Maitland Remains Provincial Leader in Grade 9 Math

Busting Down Barriers to the Skilled Trades

Busting Down Barriers to the Skilled Trades

The Avon Maitland District School Board partnered with eight surrounding school boards, Conestoga College and the School College Work Initiative (SCWI) to host the Jill Of All Trades Day. AMDSB had 25 young women, from… Continue Reading Busting Down Barriers to the Skilled Trades

GPS Success Story Highlighted by EQAO

GPS Success Story Highlighted by EQAO

Goderich Public School was honoured today with the release of the Ontario Student Achievement Provincial Elementary test results by EQAO (News Release) As part of the release of the results, EQAO recognizes specific schools that… Continue Reading GPS Success Story Highlighted by EQAO

Careers on the Water - From a Tall Ship to College

Careers on the Water – From a Tall Ship to College

A few months ago we sent our videographer to Bayfield to capture what it’s like to sail with the Toronto Brigantine. The brigantines are training vessels operated primarily by students eager to learn more about… Continue Reading Careers on the Water – From a Tall Ship to College

Careers on the Water - Full Sail Ahead with Toronto Brigantine

Careers on the Water – Full Sail Ahead with Toronto Brigantine

Toronto Brigantine is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building character in youth through sail training. While each vessel has a seasoned captain and a handful of youth officers on board, the ship is primarily sailed… Continue Reading Careers on the Water – Full Sail Ahead with Toronto Brigantine