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Different Dates       Presentations made to NOTL Town Council and the DSBN
         
Wednesday July 14, 2010   The Education Reporter   Throwing NDSS' future to the court
Wednesday July 14, 2010   NiagaraAdvance   Friends of NDSS ask for judicial review of school closure
Wednesday July 14, 2010   NiagaraAdvance   Paolo Miele joins race for school trustee
Thursday July 8, 2010   Niagara Advance   Laura Secord doors close for last time
Thursday July 1, 2010   Niagara Advance   Last NDSS grad
Wednesday June 30, 2010   Niagara This Week   Town honours top volunteers
Wednesday June 30, 2010   Niagara This Week   End of the year, era for Niagara District
Thursday June 17. 2010   Niagara Advance   Final Days for NDSS kids
Friday June 11, 2010   Niagara This Week   New Virgil school breaks ground
Thursday June 10, 2010   Niagara Advance   Minister says no to NDSS
Thursday June 10, 2010   Niagara Advance   Minister says no to NDSS
Thursday June 10, 2010   Niagara Advance   Conflicting emotions for many this week
Thursday June 10, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   New Virgil school given a name
Wednesday June 9, 2010   New School Ground Breaking!   Video from the ground breaking ceremony for the new elementary school
Friday June 4, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Education minster won't save NDSS
Friday June 4, 2010   Niagara This Week   Province won't help keep NDSS open
Thursday June 3, 2010   Niagara Advance   Ground-breaking ceremony for school Wednesday
Wednesday May 26, 2010   The Retired Educator   Eden H.S. has nothing to do with NDSS closing
Tuesday May 25, 2010   The Toronto Sun   Revenge of faith-based schools?: Blizzard
Thursday May 13, 2010   The Niagara Advance   Newschool needs a name
Tuesday May 11, 2010   DSBN   Videos from the DSBN Trustee Meeting
Thursday April 30, 2010   Niagara This Week   Council rallying for NDSS support
Wednesday April 28, 2010   The Niagara Advance   Town council encourages support for NDSS
Wednesday April 28, 2010   The Niagara Advance   If you care about community education, read the town’s petition
Thursday, April 22, 2010   The Education Reporter   Cooler heads prevail in NOTL
Friday April 16, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS petition full steam ahead
Friday April 16, 2010   Niagara This Week   Town, DSBN strike deal
Thursday April 15, 2010   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor
Thursday April 15, 2010   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor
Thursday April 15, 2010   Niagara Advance   Editorial
Thursday April 15, 2010   Niagara Advance   DSBN provides concessions
Thursday April 15, 2010   Niagara Advance   Town drops opposition to Virgil school site
Tuesday April 13, 2010   DSBN Meeting   Videos from the DSBN Trustee Meeting
Tuesday April 13, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Virgil school fight settled
Tuesday April 13, 2010   DSBN Media Release   New Virgil Public School Given Green Light by Town and District School Board of Niagara
Tuesday April 13, 2010   DSBN via Twitter   "DSBN and the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake have agreed on a partnership that will see the construction of a new elementary school in Virgil."
Monday April 12, 2010   SOS   Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council at a meeting last week, voted to drop their opposition to the by-law changes for Line 2. This information was presented at the opening day of the OMB hearings. At the end of first day of hearings, the OMB ruled that the DSBN can proceed with it's purchase and construction of a new Virgil/Col John Butler elementary school.
Saturday April 10, 2010   The Education Reporter   On Failure
Thursday April 8, 2010   Niagara This Week   Petition passes - Council moves NDSS Strategy Committee’s petition ahead
Thursday April 8, 2010   The Education Reporter   NDSS Update
Thursday April 8, 2010   Niagara Advance   Good news for NDSS
Thursday April 8, 2010   Niagara Advance   NDSS Friends commend community, council for support
Thursday April 8, 2010   Niagara Advance   Council takes next step to retain local high school
Friday April 2, 2010   Niagara This Week   NCDSB responds to strategy committee’s petition
Friday April 2, 2010   Niagara This Week   Town rallies for NDSS
Thursday April 2, 2010   Town of Niagara-on-The-Lake   NDSS Petition - April 2010
Thursday April 1, 2010   Niagara Advance   Students protest - NDSS students picket to let the town know how they feel about their school.
Thursday April 1, 2010   Niagara Advance   NDSS brief approval delayed - Eden objections send report back to strategy committee for fine-tuning.
Wednesday March 24, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Tueday March 23, 2010   Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake   NDSS Petition to Province of Ontario Minister of Education, March 2010
Thursday March 11, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Standard to host online forum
Thursday March 11, 2010   Niagara Advance   New school ‘first class facility’ - School board moving ahead with site plan application but Ontario Municipal Board will have to rule on Line 2 location.
Friday March 5, 2010   The Education Reporter   ARCs a plenty
Friday March 5, 2010   Niagara This Week   Crowland parents ask board to save school
Friday February 26, 2010   NiagaraThis Week   True cost of legal battles
Friday February 26, 2010   Niagara Advance   Trustee tries to guarantee NOTL representation
Thursday February 25, 2010   The Education Reporter   MacDonald profiles Dombrowsky
Thursday February 25, 2010   The Toronto Sun   Dombrowsky is head of Ontario’s class - School closures, full-day kindergarten, nothing fazes our new education boss
Wednesday February 17, 2010   The Education Reporter   K-12ing in eastern Ontario
Wednesday February 17, 2010   The Education Reporter   NOTL / NDSS wrap
Friday February 12, 2010   Niagara This Week   Campbell files trustee papers
Friday February 12, 2010   Niagara This Week   International Baccalaureate program dream expires
Friday February 12, 2010   NiagaraThis Week   Town’s 101-page plan for NDSS strategy
Friday February 12, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   More fodder provided for education angst in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Friday February 12, 2010   Niagara This Week   Letter to the Editor
Thursday February 11, 2010   Niagara Advance   It’s clean, it’s safe but it’s served its time
Thursday February 11, 2010   Niagara Advance   NDSS report causes stir
Thursday February 11, 2010   Niagara Advance   IB program a lost opportunity
Thursday February 11, 2010   Niagara Advance   Report outlines options, not threats
Thursday February 11, 2010   Niagara Advance   Campbell hopes for second term
Monday February 8, 2010   NOTL Town Council   NOTL Town Council Special Meeting , NDSS Strategy Committee Report
Monday February 8th, 2010   The Education Reporter   Busy days in NOTL
Friday February 5. 2010   Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake   Click on the date at the left to get all details. To directly download the 101 page PDF file titled, "A Brief to the Province of Ontario Minister of Education From Niagar District Secondary School (NDSS) Strategy Committee", click here.
Friday February 5. 2010   Niagara This Week   Town to host special meeting to address NDSS
Thursday February 4, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Strategy Revealed/OMB Battle
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   School board, town need to build bridges
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   Town, school board at odds
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   Parents want boundary issues addressed now
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   Parliament Oak students celebrate science
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   Virgil students, parents raise $3,480 for Haiti
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   Laura Secord looking for photographs, memorabilia
Thursday February 4, 2010   Niagara Advance   NDSS students making tough decisions
Monday February 1, 2010   NOTL Town Council   NOTL Town Council Meeting
Friday January 29, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Tuesday January 26, 2010   Save Our School   Please Contact Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council
Tuesday January 26, 2010   DSBN   DSBN Meeting
Tuesday January 26, 2010   The Education Reporter   'Save us, Leona'
Monday January 25, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Thursday January 21, 2010   Niagara Advance   St. Davids principal investigating child care needs
Thursday January 21, 2010   Niagara Advance   Cabinet shuffle could be positive for NDSS battle
Tuesday January 19, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Editorial - Acceptance is hard, but is necessary for healing
Tuesday January 19, 2010   The Toronto Star   Dalton McGuinty orders a transfusion - Premier promotes four backbenchers, fires three veterans, shifts key portfolios
Tuesday January 19, 2010   The Education Reporter   Dombrowsky for Wynne
Sunday January 17, 2010   The Education Reporter   On persistance vs. knowing when to call it a day
Saturday January 16, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Judicial review urged into vote to close NDSS
Friday January 15, 2010   Niagara This Week   DSBN and town will face off in OMB hearing
Friday January 15, 2010   Niagara This Week   St. Michael students staying put
Friday January 15, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS supporter questions board's equity rules
Thursday January 14, 2010   The Education Reporter   NDSS coverage update No. 4
Thursday January 14, 2010   Niagara Advance   Editorial - Battle not over to give NOTL teens high school they deserve
Thursday January 14, 2010   Niagara Advance   Hearing to debate new elementary school site zoning delayed until April
Wednesday January 13, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Friday January 8, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   School zoning dispute to be settled in spring
Thursday January 7, 2010   Niagara Advance   Town, board representatives fail to reach compromise
Wednesday January 6, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   Board, NOTL to work on redrawing Virgil boundaries
Tuesday January 5, 2010   The Globe and Mail   Remedial lessons for the decade - Reviewing the top 10 events in Canadian education
Sunday January 3, 2010   St. Catharines Standard   No shortage of issues for Niagara school boards
Thursday December 24, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Local trustees laud scrapping fall report card
Wednesday December 23, 2009   Niagara Advance   NOTL trustee, board vice-chair up for challenges in new year
Tuesday December 22, 2009   Niagara Advance   Good news for St. Mike parents - for now
Friday December 18, 2009   Niagara This Week   Butler parent pleads for new school
Friday December 18, 2009   Niagara This Week   Council throws support behind St. Michael parents
Friday December 18, 2009   Niagara This Week   NOTL trustee elected vice-chair at DSBN
Friday December 18, 2009   Niagara This Week   Future use for Laura Secord
Thursday December 17, 2009   Niagara Advance   Addition, renovations to St. Davids coming along
Thursday December 17, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor (unedited version)
Monday December 14, 2009   NOTL Town Council   Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council
Friday December 11, 2009   Niagara This Week   Parents speak out against proposed boundary changes
Friday December 11, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Thursday December 10, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor
Thursday December 10, 2009   Niagara Advance   St. Michael families take stand against proposed boundary changes
Thursday December 10, 2009   Niagara Advance   Zalepa optimistic about renewed NDSS discussions in New Year
Wednesday December 9, 2009   Parlilament Oak Parent Council   Letter to the Editor
Wednesday December 9, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Trustees peeved with bus plan for NOTL
Friday December 4, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Closing NDSS will affect more than just NOTL
Thursday December 3, 2009   Niagara Advance   St. Michael school community may be divided through boundary change
Thursday December 3, 2009   Niagara Advance   'Biased and incorrect' survey angers councillor, Parliament Oak parent
Thursday November 26, 2009   Niagara Advance   Council moves ahead on proposed school property, B&B issues and town dock zoning
Thursday November 26, 2009   The Education Reporter   The board, the OMB, the town and... the lawsuit?
Thursday November 26, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Committee considering DSBN lawsuit
Wednesday November 25, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Niagara-on-the-Lake council rejects good argument for stupid one
Saturday November 21, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Another DSBN failure
Friday November 20, 2009   The Education Reporter   NOTL shenanigans-- UPDATED
Friday November 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   Group formed to save NDSS
Thursday November 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   Board, town battle over old and new
Thursday November 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   Town holding back on zoning for elementary school—decision could go to OMB
Thursday November 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   Special council meeting discusses strategy to fight for NDSS
Tuesday November 17, 2009   Welland Tribune   School accommodation review committee holding public consultation
Friday November 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Fight still on to keep NDSS open
Thursday November 12, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor
Wednesday November 11, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Monday November 9, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Trustee kicks NDSS while it's down
Saturday November 7, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School board brass agree to stay away from NDSS graduation ceremony
Friday November 6, 2009   Niagara This Week   Council vows to stay the course in NDSS fight
Thursday November 5, 2009   610 CKTB   DSBN and NDSS agreement
Thursday November 5, 2009   Niagara Advance   Students don’t want board staff at NDSS graduation ceremony
Wednesday November 4, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Shaw teams up with Catholic school board
Tuesday November 3, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Lord mayor refers to school board as 'the enemy'
Sunday November 1, 2009   The Education Reporter   All options expire for NDSS
Saturday October 31, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Closing NDSS will hit NOTL's economy hard
Saturday October 31, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Hoping for an NDSS miracle
Friday October 30, 2009   Niagara This Week   Last ditch efforts fail; NDSS will close in June
Thursday October 29, 2009   Niagara Advance   Early years program helps kids learn
Thursday October 29, 2009   Niagara Advance   Butler aiming to keep Eco School gold status for second year
Thursday October 29, 2009   Niagara Advance   Halloween for Hunger fundraiser—join NDSS students for scary movies
Thursday October 29, 2009   Niagara Advance   St. Davids will have state-of-the-art library, with help from community
Thursday October 29, 2009   Niagara Advance   Trustees say no to reprieve for NDSS
Wednesday October 28, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School debate bogs down in procedure
Tuesday October 27, 2009   DSBN   DSBN Meeting
Thursday October 22, 2009   Niagara Advance   Virgil and Butler hold twinned events to get students working together
Wednesday October 21, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Agriculture program proposed in bid to save Niagara-on-the-Lake high school
Tuesday October 20, 2009   The Education Reporter   Niagara on full-day kindergarten: Us first, please
Tuesday October 20, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Region hopeful for prominent role in implementation of full-day early learning
Friday October 16, 2009   Niagara This Week   Education roundtable lacks public
Friday October 16, 2009   Niagara Falls Review   Fight continues to save Niagara-on-the-Lake school
Friday October 16, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Classes could grow new crop of farmers
Thursday October 15, 2009   Niagara Advance   Trustee pulling out all stops in attempt to save NDSS
Thursday October 15, 2009   Niagara Advance   Community has made ‘massive contributions’
Thursday October 15, 2009   Niagara Advance   Provincial grant may be life-saver for NDSS
Wednesday October 14, 2009   The Education Reporter   Six motions too late?
Wednesday October 14, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Trustee makes another attempt to save NDSS
Tuesday October 13, 2009   DSBN   DSBN Meeting
Monday October 12, 2009   The Education Reporter   DSBN parking lot
Friday October 2, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Thursday October 1, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor
Wednesday September 30, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Friday September 25, 2009   Niagara This Week   Ziraldo wants NDSS Agriculture program
Thursday September 24, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   NOTL chamber polls residents on future of education in town
Wednesday September 23, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Double gym added to Virgil school plan
Wednesday September 23, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   NOTL councillors invite DSBN for a meeting
Wednesday September 23, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Tuesday September 22, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Friday September 18, 2009   The Education Reporter   NDSS coverage, cont'd, again #3
Friday September 18, 2009   Niagara This Week   NDSS still falls short in enrolment
Friday September 18, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Thursday September 17, 2009   Niagara Advance   Closed down wing in high school could be used as Town’s space says Zalepa
Saturday September 12, 2009   The Education Reporter   Quick, create 100 more high school students!
Saturday September 12, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS efforts to hike enrolment still 100 short
Friday September 11, 2009   Niagara This Week   Schools share future
Thursday September 10, 2009   Niagara Advance   Students return to schools with renewed energy and high spirits
Saturday September 4, 2009   Niagara This Week   Council revisits public survey
Thursday September 2, 2009   Niagara Advance   Local MPP pleads for help with moratorium for NDSS
Thursday September 2, 2009   Niagara Advance   With deadline looming, councillors drop idea of high school survey
Thursday September 2, 2009   Niagara Advance   Crossing guard would like to help more kids
Wednesday September 2, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Sunday August 30, 2009   The Education Reporter   An Idea
Friday August 28, 2009   Niagara This Week   Need for crossing guards studied
Thursday August 27, 2009   Niagara Advance   Study will determine how many crossing guards needed for Parliament Oak
Thursday August 27, 2009   Niagara Advance   Friends of NDSS hold first community ‘indoor street dance’
Thursday August 27, 2009   Niagara Advance   Maybe idea of moving Grades 7 and 8 should be reconsidered
Wednesday August 26, 2009   Welland Tribune   DSBN education director eyes new partnerships
Warren Hoshizaki plans to work with Wellanders, including on accommodation review
Tuesday August 25, 2009   The Education Reporter   Draft Policy
(copy was presented to CSA during the meeting in Ottawa - SOS Ed.)
Monday August 24, 2009   The Education Reporter   Wynne speaks on CSA
Monday August 24, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Minister won't bend on school closures
EDUCATION: Boards urged to work with communities
Friday August 20, 2009   The Education Reporter   More CSA Coverage
Friday August 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   Alliance meets with education minister to discuss moratorium on disputed closures
Thursday August 20, 2009   The Education Reporter   Alliance meets with minister, holds inaugural mtg
Thursday August 20, 2009   Niagara Advance   Alliance meets with education minister to discuss moratorium on disputed closures
Thursday August 20, 2009   London Free Press   Schools alliance lobbies minister
Friday August 14, 2009   Niagara This Week   CSA gets meeting with Minister of Education
Thursday August 13, 2009   Niagara Advance   Concerned parents want crosswalk on King Street for Parliament Oak students
Thursday August 13, 2009   Niagara Advance   Community Schools Alliance to meet with Minister
Friday August 7, 2009   Niagara This Week   Discrimination by DSBN?
Friday August 7, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Saturday August 1, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Friday July 31, 2009   Niagara This Week   School site debate at council Comprehnsive zoning bylaw passed by politicians
Wednesday July 28, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Monday July 27, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Saturday July 25, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Friday July 24, 2009   Niagara This Week   Friends of NDSS to hold ‘Summer Bash’
Friday July 24, 2009   Niagara This Week   Alliance forms to address school issues
Friday July 24, 2009   Niagara This Week   School site debated at bylaw meeting
Thursday July 23, 2009   The Education Reporter   Vindictiveness-- the municipal strategy?
Thursday July 22, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Thursday July 22, 2009   Niagara Advance   Ontario municipalities asked to support moratorium that could save NDSS
Thursday July 22, 2009   Niagara Advance   Zoning revisions could hinder new elementary school
Wednesday July 22, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Monday July 20, 2009   NOTL Town Council   Presentations made to Town Council
Monday July 20, 2009   The Education Reporter   NDSS Update
Monday July 20, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS supporter says Eden breaking rules
Monday July 20, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Friday July 17, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Thursday July 16, 2009   Niagara Advance   Provincial group hoping to save rural schools
Thursday July 16, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Tuesday July 14, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Monday July 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Saturday July 11, 2009   Crux of the Matter   CSA’s political interference re school closures
Friday July 10, 2009   Niagara This Week   Parent challenges change to policy
Miele wants to see review of policies on religious programming offered at Eden
Friday July 10, 2009   Niagara This Week   An education in sports at NDSS
Friday July 10, 2009   The Education Reporter   Community Schools Alliance on the web
Friday July 10, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NOTL mayor joins fledgling group to save Ontario rural schools
Thursday July 9, 2009   Niagara Advance   Elite sports training is attracting international students to NDSS
Tuesday July 7, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Arguing neighbours is what the DSBN wants
Tuesday July 7, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Where is the Catholic high school in NOTL?
Sunday July 5, 2009   Crux of the Matter   Blizzard column on John Tory misleading re Eden & NDSS
Sunday July 5, 2009   The Toronto Sun   Tory as 'whipping boy' unfair - Ex-Conservative leader tried to address Ontario's confusing policies, but he wasn't the only one
Friday July 3, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Niagara Academy joins effort to save NDSS
Thursday July 2, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letters to the Editor
Saturday June 27, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
DSBN is dividing the NOTL community
Friday June 26, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Board shares blame for shortfall, MPP says
Friday June 26, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Partnerships make small schools sustainable
Friday June 26, 2009   Niagara This Week   School board to appeal rezoning
Friday June 26, 2009   Niagara This Week   ‘I see us having two schools’: Flynn
Thursday June 25, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
School board must operate like a business
Thursday June 25, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
From prettiest to pettiest
Thursday June 25, 2009   Niagara Advance   Town puts up more roadblocks
Thursday June 25, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letters to the Editor
Thursday June 25, 2009   Niagara Advance   St.Davids students hope Laura Secord building will be preserved
Wednesday June 24, 2009   The Education Reporter   Let's all go to the OMB
Wednesday June 23, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NOTL refuses to change land designation to allow school
Monday June 22, 2009   DSBN   DSBN Meeting
Monday June 22   St. Catharines Standard   Catholic school system is an alternative for NOTL
Saturday June 20   St. Catharines Standard   Letters to the editor
Friday June 19, 2009   The Education Reporter   Resist the urge, DSBN.
Friday June 19, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School board ponders hiring company to get clear picture of future enrolment figures
Friday June 19, 2009   Niagara This Week   Zoning change blocks school construction
Friday June 19, 2009   Niagara This Week   Province supports St. Davids with funding - $1.6M to be used for construction
Thursday June 18, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letters to the Editor
Thursday June 18, 2009   Niagara Advance   Opinion:
Whatever the motivation councillors made wise choice
Thursday June 18, 2009   Niagara Advance   Town says no to rezoning for new Virgil elementary school
Thursday June 18, 2009   Niagara Advance   Same old name, new classrooms for St. Davids
Wednesday June 17, 2009   The Education Reporter   NDSS coverage, cont'd, again #2
Tuesday June 16, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NOTL planning decision won’t deter school board
DSBN will continue plans for the Line 2 school site despite possible zoning roadblock, superintendent says
Tuesday June 16, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Saturday June 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letters to the Editor
Friday June 12, 2009   Niagara This Week   Motions to save NDSS shot down by DSBN
Friday June 12, 2009   Niagara This Week   School receives ‘new’ name
Friday June 12, 2009   Niagara This Week   Maybe it’s time to return to school councils
Thursday June 11, 2009   Niagara Advance   Time to strategize new battle tactics
Thursday June 11, 2009   Niagara Advance   No lifeline for NDSS as school trustee wrangling shuts down debate
Thursday June 11, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Stifling free speech is no way to operate
Wednesday June 10th, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School denied reprieve
Tuesday June 9, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Monday June 8, 2009   The Education Reporter   NDSS coverage, cont'd, again
Friday June 5, 2009   Niagara This Week   Friendly chat between DSBN, council - NDSS discussed at Town organized meeting that was closed to the public
Friday June 5, 2009   Niagara This Week   One step closer to IB - Work progressing in recruiting foreign students for education program
Friday June 5, 2009   Niagara This Week   Football back on track at Niagara District
Friday June 5, 2009   Niagara This Week   Town wants football equipment
Thursday June 4, 2009   Niagara Advance   'Candid discussion' leads up to important board vote on future of NDSS
Thursday June 4, 2009   Niagara Advance   Town puts up cash to help NDSS supporters pulling for football team
Wednesday June 3, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Councillors want more time to save school
Wednesday June 3, 2009   The Education Reporter   NDSS Update #2
Tuesday June 2, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Trustees will have to deal with NDSS again and again
Monday June 1, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Less impact by closing a St. Catharines school
Saturday May 30, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS supporters pin hopes on baccalaureate program
Friday May 29, 2009   Niagara This Week   Extension not granted
Trustee’s motion to breathe life into NDSS dismissed
Thursday May 28, 2009   Niagara Falls Review   One more door closes for NDSS
Thursday May 28, 2009   Niagara Advance   Battle to extend life of NDSS continues at board meetings
Wednesday May 27th, 2009   The Education Reporter   NDSS Updates
Wednesday May 27th, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS lifeline defeated
Wednesday May 20, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
NOTL elementary site is a waste of tax dollars
Friday May 15, 2009   Niagara This Week   Atamanyk asks for Eden student list - DSBN trustee blasted for requesting contact information from board
Thursday May 14, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor
Something at the DSBN needs fixing
Thursday May 14, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letter to the Editor
Butler students plead for future of NDSS
Wednesday May 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Motion to give Niagara District extension deferred
Wednesday May 13, 2009   610 CKTB AM   Atamanyk Delays Motion
Tuesday May 12, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Monday May 11, 2009   610 CKTB AM   IB Info Sessions
Monday May 11, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Sustainable high school enrolment debated
Friday May 8, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   International Baccalaureate info sessions planned
Friday May 8, 2009   Niagara This Week   Football team punted from NDSS curriculum
Friday May 8, 2009   Niagara This Week   Lord Mayor wants to chat
Burroughs suggests meeting with DSBN officials next week to discuss ongoing high school issues
Friday May 8, 2009   Niagara This Week   Student concerned about his future at NDSS
Thursday May 7, 2009   Niagara Advance   Principal's nix on football seen as 'double-crossing' high school supporters
Tuesday May 5, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NOTL committee's job is to fight for NDSS
Tuesday May 5, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Plans scrapped to reinstate football team at NDSS
Friday May 1, 2009   Niagara This Week   New site, new school - DSBN acquires land in Virgil
Thursday April 30, 2009   Niagara Advance   Trustee asks board to look into mystery of missing phone number
Thursday April 30, 2009   Niagara Advance   Mayor wants 'frank and candid talk' about NDSS
Thursday April 30, 2009   Niagara Advance   Collard updates board on IB program, internatioal students hoping to come to NDSS
Thursday April 30, 2009   Niagara Advance   Board purchases Virgil property for new elementary school
Thursday April 30, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
No advantage for students by closing NDSS
Thursday April 30, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
No matter how you look at it, Eden is faith based
Re:Eden is not a 'faith-based, publicly-funded' school(April 20).
Wednesday April 29, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Site picked for new NOTL school
Wednesday April 29, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NOTL mayor calls for 'frank discussions' with school board on fate of NDSS
Tuesday April 28, 2009   DSBN Press Release   DSBN Selects Elementary School Site
Tuesday April 28, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Monday April 27, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
DSBN trustee has failed the people he represents
Friday April 23, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
The DSBN is marching to its own drummer
Friday April 23, 2009   Niagara This Week   The good old (school) days in NOTL
Friday April 23, 2009   Niagara This Week   Five years is achievable: Flynn
Council to seek extension from DSBN to make Niagara District viable
Thursday April 23, 2009   Niagara Advance   Various Letters to the Editor
Thursday April 23, 2009   Niagara Advance   Lots of good news from board for NOTL schools
Thursday April 23, 2009   Niagara Advance   No air of despair in the halls of NDSS
Thursday April 23, 2009   Niagara Advance   Excitement in the air over IB program at NDSS
Thursday April 23, 2009   Niagara Advance   Councillors asking school board to give Niagara District five years
Thursday April 23, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
We must think outside the box to save NDSS
Wednesday April 22, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
Trustees have turned their backs on NDSS
Re:Three times not a charm for NDSS(April 15).
Monday April 20, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
Eden is not a 'faith-based publicly-funded' school - Re:NDSS needs Wynne to do the right thing(April 9).
Saturday April 18, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   No need to 'destroy' Eden to save Niagara District, lord mayor says
Friday April 17, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Millions for new NOTL school but site a mystery
Friday April 17, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
DSBN needs to employ 'geographical catchment'
Friday April 17, 2009   Niagara This Week   Options to save NDSS vetoed by school board
Friday April 17, 2009   Niagara This Week   Eden high school debate causes stir during DSBN meeting
Thursday April 16, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor:
Only private schools offer true faith-based education (Re:Motion to force kids to attend NDSS may be illegal)
Thursday April 16, 2009   Niagara Advance   Eden, NDSS supporters call for fairness for NOTL students
Thursday April 16, 2009   Niagara Advance   Three trustees, three motions fail to secure future at NDSS
Thursday April 16, 2009   Niagara Advance   Letters to the Editor:
"When will we see new community centre?" and "Imagine town without youth"
Thursday April 16, 2009   Niagara Advance   Board’s refusal to give an inch brings shame on them
Wednesday April 15, 2009   610 CKTB   NDSS Hot Topic at DSBN Meeting
Wednesday April 15, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Three times not a charm for NDSS - EDUCATION: Trio of motions nixed to keep high school
Tuesday April 14, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Thursday April 9. 2009   Niagara Advance   Students, community asked to help name school
Thursday April 9. 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS needs Wynne to do the right thing
Wednesday April 8, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Extend the deadline for NDSS to attract students
Tuesday April 7, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Motion to force kids to attend NDSS may be illegal
Monday April 6. 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Preserve our freedom of choice for schools
Friday April 3, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Extremely divisive motion should be withdrawn
Thursday April 2, 2009   Niagara Advance   Grades 9 and 10 same at all high schools
Thursday March 26, 2009   Letter   Letter to the Editor - Why are we waiting for board to decide?
Friday March 20, 2009   The St. Catharines Standard   Don't deny freedom of school choice to NOTL
Friday March 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   DSBN, media relation 'frustrating': Mayor Burroughs says school board communicating with reporters rather than town
Frrday March 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   Increase in Grade 9 students says trustee
Friday March 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   Not a penny - Parent wonders why DSBN is not spending money on NOTL schools
Thursday March 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   Finding day care space a problem for families who live, work in town
Thursday March 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   $94 million for school repairs hasn’t helped one NOTL school
Friday March 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Latest attempt to save town's high school a potentially divisive one
Friday March 13, 2009   Niagara Falls Review   NOTL writes to province over school closures
Friday March 13, 2009   Niagara This Week   IB program: the right fit for NDSS?
Friday March 13, 2009   Niagara This Week   One hundred students short of goal DSBN releases numbers for fall enrollment at NDSS
Friday March 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Board official calls NOTL's school argument 'a bit of a stretch'
Thursday March 12, 2009   Niagara Advance   Town wants answer about community centre from board by April 15
Thursday March 12, 2009   Niagara Advance   Enrolment up for Grade 9 but work needs to continue to reach target of 350 students
Thursday March 12, 2009   Niagara Advance   Many reasons to be upbeat about future of NDSS
Tuesday March 10, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Monday March 9, 2009   St. Catharines Stanard   Niagara District Secondary School 100 students shy of board-imposed enrollment target
Friday March 6, 2009   Niagara This Week   Bunny trail to hop for last time at hall this Easter
Friday March 6, 2009   Niagara This Week   Virgil parent calls for DSBN to fix degrading school
Friday March 6, 2009   Niagara This Week   Trojan football returns?
Thursday March 5, 2009   Niagara Advance   Football teaches life-lessons, draws community together
Thursday February 26, 2009   Niagara Advance   Talks with school board set to decide community centre site
Thursday February 26, 2009   Niagara Advance   International students could keep NDSS open but they need a place to stay
Thursday February 26, 2009   Niagara Advance   Football a go at NDSS
Thursday February 26, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   DSBN 'dysfunctional': NOTL parent
Wednesday February 25, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   New NOTL community centre location discussed Friday
Tuesday February 24, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School board going over NDSS enrolment numbers 'with a fine-tooth comb'
Tuesday February 24, 2009   Ministry of Education   Share Your Ideas! The Ministry of Education invites you to share your ideas on how to improve and modernize education governance.

Read more about the Governance Review Committee and the discussions they are engaging here. Submissions must be received by the Ministry by Friday February 28th, 2009.
Friday February 20, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Letter to the Editor - Parliament Oak parent guilty as charged
Friday February 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   Community centre closer to breaking ground
Friday February 20, 2009   Niagara This Week   No evidence of failure: Green
Thursday February 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   Community Centre a go, thanks to federal, provincial money
Thursday February 19, 2009   Niagara Advance   NDSS supporters will forge ahead despite report that upholds review process
Thursday February 19, 2009   Letter   Letter to the Editor - 'Guilty as charged', parent says in response to letter-writers
Thursday February 19, 2009   Letter   Letter to the Editor - We All Have Valid Opinions
Saturday February 14, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NOTL gets $4M to build community centre
Saturday February 14, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School board makes grade
Friday February 13, 2009   Ontario Ministry of Education   Administrative Review Completed At District School Board of Niagara [ARTICLE] - [REPORT - PDF]
Thursday February 12, 2009   Niagara Advance   Laura Secord School ‘full of memories for generations’
Wednesday February 11, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Build new elementary school, board urged
Tuesday February 10, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Thursday February 5, 2009   Niagara Advance   NOTL families could begin hosting high school students September 2009
Friday January 30, 2009   Niagara This Week   School location to be revealed: Love Trustee says Butler/Virgil school could be brought up at next DSBN meeting
Friday January 30, 2009   Niagara This Week   A school with worldly flavour - Niagara District Secondary granted candidate status for IB program
Wednesday January 28, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   Board rejects trustee's bid to adopt policy on saving high schools
Friday January 23, 2009   Ontario Ministry of Education   Administrative Review Completed At Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board [ARTICLE] - [REPORT - PDF]
Friday January 23, 2009   Ontario Ministry of Education   Administrative Review Completed At Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board [ARTICLE] - [REPORT - PDF]
Friday January 16, 2009   Niagara This Week   Friends of NDSS has yet to hear back from ministry facilitator
Friday January 16, 2009   Niagara This Week   Students announce their intentions. Grade 8s choose future
Friday January 16, 2009   Niagara This Week   Town to help NDSS raise funds for new program. $18k needed for high school golf program
Thursday January 15, 2009   Niagara Advance   Energy, interest at Gr. 8 open house bodes well for high school’s future
Thursday January 15, 2009   Niagara Advance   Courtesy busing to end, including from NOTL to Eden and from Falls to NDSS
Thursday January 15, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   School board putting an end to courtesy busing
Wednesday January 14, 2009   Niagara This Week   School board cuts bus routes. No more courtesy transportation: DSBN
Tuesday January 13, 2009   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Tuesday January 13, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS a candidate for baccalaureate program
Thursday January 8, 2009   ParentCentral.ca   Ontario elementary teachers ponder March strike
Thursday January 8, 2009   Niagara Advance   Parents, students encouraged to learn about great opportuniities at NDSS
Thursday January 8, 2009   Niagara Advance   Opinion - Important decisions ahead for students, high school
Wednesday January 7, 2009   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS supporters banking on open house to lure students - School faced with closure if it does not have 350 pupils enrolled
Tuesday January 6, 2009   610 CKTB   Ministry of Education Update
Tuesday January 6, 2009   Nwt-O-T-L   Warmer in Yellowknife - choose 49
Wednesday December 24, 2008   Niagara This Week   Busing haulted to Eden. NDSS, Parliament Oak affected by school board transportation policy change
Friday December 19, 2008   St. Catharines Standard   Catholic board staff recommend closing downtown school
Friday December 19, 2008   Niagara This Week   School could lose busing
Thursday December 18, 2008   Niagara Advance   Town, DSBN ink deal that sets out progress on IB program for 5 years
Wednesday December 17, 2008   St. Catharines Standard   NDSS issue is tearing a community apart
Friday December 12, 2008   Niagara This Week   NDSS shares learning materials - Loans common occurence says principal
Thursday December 11, 2008   Niagara Advance   Lenient policy toward school boundaries, busing leading to sinking of 'good ship NDSS'
Tuesday December 9, 2008   DSBN   Delegations to the DSBN
Saturday December 6, 2008   St. Catharines Standard   Having Faith in Eden High
Friday December 5, 2008   Niagara This Week   The great NOTL busing debate. Trustee calls for stop of courtesy shuttle to Eden
Friday December 5, 2008   Niagara This Week   DSBN creating barriers says parent
Thursday December 4, 2008   Niagara Advance   A tale of two students
Thursday December 4, 2008   Letter   Watch Out Eden Parents, You're Next
Friday November 27, 2008   Niagara This Week   School debate divides community
Thursday November 27, 2008   Niagara Advance   Turn the other cheek? No more
Thursday November 27, 2008   Niagara Advance   Behind the campaign: what is the International Baccalaureate program?
Thursday November 27, 2008   Niagara Advance   IB program would be part-not all-of NDSS solution
Thursday November 27, 2008   Niagara Advance   Mayor and NDSS supporters losing patience with school board
Thursday November 27, 2008   Letter   Save Our School Supports Elementary and Secondary School in NOTL
Tuesday November 25, 2008   Letter   Board statement about videotaping presentations made to the DSBN
Thursday May 15, 2008   Niagara Advance   Virgil parents demonstrate support for elementary school on NDSS property




 
     

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