Board Concerned with Proposed New Provincial Legislation
Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2023 01:54 PM
BOARD CONCERNED WITH IMPACTS OF PROPOSED “ONE-SIZE FITS ALL” NEW EDUCATION LEGISLATION
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board Trustees have significant concerns that proposed legislation introduced by the government centralizes decision making provincially and limits the ability to meet the needs of local communities.
On April 17, the government tabled The Better Schools and Student Outcomes Act, 2023 which, if passed, will result in a wide range of potential impacts to Ontario’s public education...
Update for Families: April 26, 2023
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 03:49 PM
My message to you today comes from a place of gratitude, for the ongoing, important contributions and actions of all KPR families and staff - along with a call to Share Your Voice during our Strategic Planning process. Your thoughts are important, please continue to participate in our online conversations.
Today is Administrative Professionals Day, an opportunity for us here at KPR to extend sincere appreciation to all of the administrative assistants, secretaries, and office...
Update for Families: April 5, 2023
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 08:37 AM
Through this week’s message, we are excited to ask everyone to Share Your Voice and help develop KPR’s next strategic plan! Our strategic plan is like a roadmap that focuses our efforts on key student success goals. Every four years, KPR’s Board of Trustees invite students, staff, families and communities to share their thoughts and ideas as part of the strategic planning process.
We strongly encourage all of you to share your ideas and lived experiences by participating in one or...
Update for Families: March 24, 2023
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 03:40 PM
I hope everyone had a wonderful March Break, and that this message finds you well as we get back into school and work routines.
As we mark the beginning of Ramadan this week, I would like to wish a Blessed Ramadan to all students, staff and families observing this holy month. Ramadan is an important time in the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims. It is a time for fasting, spiritual reflection, prayer, doing good deeds and spending time with family and friends. Ramadan begins at...
KPR Statement on Courtice Secondary School Incident
Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 04:41 PM
On the evening of Friday, March 3, 2023, the school administration became aware of a concerning incident of Islamophobia at Courtice Secondary School, which occurred earlier in the day. Specifically, a student damaged a copy of the Quran.
While we cannot comment on individual disciplinary actions, the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board takes all allegations of discrimination seriously and is taking immediate steps to address this very serious incident.
As we shared in a note to families on...