Since our last update regarding the messaging from Ontario's chief medical officer, Dr. Kieran Moore, we have now received communications from all three Health Units with whom we work (Porcupine Health Unit, Public Health Sudbury and Algoma Public Health), advising that they too are strongly recommending that masks be worn in public settings, including schools and childcare facilities.
News & Announcements
Algoma District School Board Pathways Team Excited to Help Grade 8 Students Begin Planning for High School
(Oct 20, 2022) Grade 8 students are enjoying their final year as intermediate students. While they have graduation and school trips to look forward to, they also have high school on the horizon and may have thoughts and questions about their transition to Grade 9. Algoma District School Board (ADSB) has planned an event that will encourage Grade 8 students to begin thinking not only about entering high school, but also about planning for their future.
At the November 15th Inaugural Meeting, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) welcomed four new Trustees for the November 2022 to November 2026 term.
(Nov 16, 2022) Algoma District School Board (ADSB) held their Inaugural Meeting on November 15, 2022. Jennifer Sarlo was acclaimed and will continue in her role as Chair of the Board while Elaine Johnston was nominated by Trustee Susan Myers and elected as ADSB’s new Vice Chair.
(Oct 4, 2022) This fall Algoma District School Board (ADSB) has seen a significant increase in the number of Multilingual Learners registered with the Board. In August and September alone, ADSB welcomed 68 students from 13 countries to 23 of our schools speaking 16 different languages. Trustees at ADSB’s October 4th Committee of the Whole meeting learned more about the supports that are in place to welcome and register these students into our schools from Megan Turner McMillan (the Board’s K-12 ELL Coordinator) and Linda Kirby (ADSB’s Program System Administrator.)
Algoma District School Board (ADSB) senior staff shared a very positive update and overview of opening enrolment numbers at Algoma District School Board’s first Regular Board meeting held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
(Sept 2, 2022) Accidents can and do happen! Each year, many families are left financially unprotected when their children are injured at school, on field trips, while participating in non-school activities, or at home.
(Aug 2021) Accidents can and do happen! Each year, many families spend thousands of dollars when their children are injured at school, on field trips, while participating in non-school activities, or at home. Our School Board does not provide accident insurance coverage for student injuries that occur on school property or during school activities, including extracurricular sports. (Please read more...)