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Boardroom Newsbrief February 28, 2017

(The newsbrief is meant to provide the highlights of the decisions made at the Board meeting for the benefit of our community. The notes do not serve as the official record of the meeting. Please refer to Board or Committee minutes).

Report 17-014, School Year Calendar: Key Dates

Members of the OCDSB’s ad hoc School Year Calendar Consultative Committee have completed their discussions regarding the official 2017-2018 school year calendar for elementary and secondary schools.  The Board approved the proposed calendar and will now send for the Ministry of Education’s approval.

Elementary School Program Operation

Start of School Year for students 05 September 2017
PA Day - Provincial Priorities 06 October 2017
PA Day - Parent/Teacher Interviews 24 November 2017
Winter Holiday Vacation Break 25 December 2017 to
05 January 2018
PA Day - Report Card Development 26 January 2018
PA Day –Provincial Priorities 16 February 2018
March Break 12 March 2018 to 16 March 2018
PA Day –District Priorities 27 April 2018
PA Day – Report Card Development 8 June 2018
Last Day of School for students 28 June 2018
PA Day- Provincial Priorities 29 June 2018    

Secondary School Program Operation

Start of the School Year for students 05 September 2017
PA Day - Provincial Priorities 06 October 2017
PA Day- Provincial Priorities 24 November 2017
Winter Holiday Vacation Break 25 December 2017 to
05 January 2018
Final Examinations for Semester One 25-31 January 2018
Start of Semester Two 01 February 2018
PA Day- Provincial Priorities 16 February 2018
March Break 12 March 2018 to 16 March 2018
PA Day –District Priorities 27 April 2018
Final Examinations for Semester Two 20-26 June 2018
Last Day of School for students 26 June 2018
PA Day-District Priorities 27 June 2018 to 29 June 2018  

Report 17-017, Appointment of an External Member to the Audit Committee

Erik Husband, CPA, CMA, was appointed to the Audit Committee as an external member for a three-year term commencing 01 December 2016 and ending on 01 December 2019.

Report 17-015, Appointment of an Alternate Member for Association for Bright Children of Ontario to the Special Education Advisory Committee

Dragos Popa was appointed as the Alternate Member representing Association for Bright Children of Ontario to the Special Education Advisory Committee for the term ending 30 November 2018.

Report 17-018, Appointment of a Trustee to the Gifted Review Advisory Group

Trustee Boothby was appointed as the trustee representative to the Gifted Review Advisory Group.

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