Jason Setnyk

Students Recognized With Bravo Breakfast Awards

Students Recognized With Bravo Breakfast Awards

Kemptville Ontario – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario celebrated the first of four area Bravo Breakfast Awards yesterday at Hanley Hall in Smiths Falls, recognizing students from the Smiths Falls area schools with the prestigious award. One student from each elementary and secondary school is chosen to receive this award annually, which […]

 Jason Setnyk

OCSTA Together in Faith Campaign

OCSTA Together in Faith Campaign

Cornwall Ontario – In November 2016, the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association launched the Together in Faith campaign to help spread the word about the distinctiveness of Catholic education, and to help build a strong community of support for Catholic education in Ontario. Principal of Religious and Family Life Education, Paul Mantha, presented to the […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

Cornwall Ontario – Following an outpouring of community support for rural education, the Upper Canada District School Board amended its proposals for pupil accommodation to preserve a number of the schools previous slated for closure. The revised plan still recommends the closure of the secondary component of Rothwell-Osnabruck. The loss of South Stormont’s only secondary […]

 Jason Setnyk

Todd Lalonde acclaimed CDSBEO Board Chair

Todd Lalonde acclaimed CDSBEO Board Chair

Kemptville Ontario – Mr. Todd Lalonde, Trustee for City of Cornwall and Glengarry County, has been acclaimed to the position of Chair for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. It will be the first term as Chair for Mr. Lalonde, who is entering his eleventh year as a Catholic School Trustee. Mr. Lalonde […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell tables motion to stop rural school closures

MPP Jim McDonell tables motion to stop rural school closures

Cornwall Ontario – MPP Jim McDonell reports that on November 21st, a large number of people from across rural Ontario, many from Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, converged on Queen’s Park to demand the Government stop the current Pupil Accommodation Review that proposed the closure of up to 600 schools in Ontario. He says, “I have […]

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