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

Community Encouraged to Respond to UCDSB Survey

Community Encouraged to Respond to UCDSB Survey

Cornwall Ontario – During the latest round of community pre-budget consultations, participants highlighted that Upper Canada District School Board will base their decision regarding the Pupil Accommodation Review on the results of an online and paper survey it is conducting in the community. MPP Jim McDonell encourages all residents of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry to visit the […]

 Jason Setnyk

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Financial Statements

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Financial Statements

Kemptville Ontario – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario has reviewed and approved the financial statements for the fiscal period of September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016. Ashley Hutchinson, Manager of Finance, presented the Financial Statements for the 2015-2016 school year, followed by Andrew Newman, partner with KPMG, who presented an unqualified […]

 Jason Setnyk

New K-8 Catholic School Approved in Smiths Falls

New K-8 Catholic School Approved in Smiths Falls

Kemptville Ontario – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario is pleased to announce that a new JK to Grade 8 elementary school will be built in Smiths Falls. After submitting a business case, the Ministry of Education has approved funding for the facility, which will replace the existing St. Francis de Sales and […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says over 1500 residents signed petition to save local schools

MPP Jim McDonell says over 1500 residents signed petition to save local schools

Queen’s Park – According to MPP Jim McDonell:  Over 1,500 residents of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry came together to sign an online petition to save our local rural schools from closure. In an underhanded move, last year the Government removed community benefit and local economic benefit factors from the Pupil Accommodation Review Guidelines, the document in which […]