Monthly Archives: November 2006

Big-box school vote delayed – Daily News

“A school board vote on whether to halt plans to build a big-box elementary school in south-end Halifax was postponed last night. Parents waited for more than two hours at last night’s Halifax Regional School Board meeting before the motion … Continue reading

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School board leaves anxious parents hanging over school closures – News 95.7 Halifax

“Concerned parents waited more than two and a half hours at Thursday’s school board meeting to hear a discussion on school closures in south end Halifax – but they left disappointed. South End board member Lynn MacGregor hoped to remove … Continue reading

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Parents want Casey to intervene – The Herald

“Frustrated after being forced to wait almost 2½ hours for no decision from the Halifax regional school board on a planned new school for their area, a group of Halifax parents is looking for help from a higher power. ‘We … Continue reading

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Results of HRSB meeting

I know all the parents and concerned citizens are desperate for information about the meeting tonight. Unfortunately the HRSB voted to refer Lynn’s motion to Carole Olsen for a staff report, who in turn will consult the SACs. There is … Continue reading

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Dear Deborah,

I would like to say a big hello to Deborah Brunt. She is a big fan of citadelschools.ca. For the record, Deb (can I call you that?), in little over a month, this website has gone from an idea, to … Continue reading

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CBC Interview with Waye Mason regarding South End School

A group of concerned parents are fighting their schoolboard’s plans to build a consolidated elementary school in Halifax.(runs 6:04) Click Here to Listen – REALAUDIO

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Even in the big city, smaller schools make sense. – The Herald

“HELP ME OUT with my confusion: Even as Halifax regional council is attempting to direct future population growth to its urban core, the Halifax regional school board is planning to close small elementary schools on the city’s peninsula. What gives?” … Continue reading

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PARENTS LOOKING FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION

HRSB to vote to freeze construction and consult public on proposed School Closures For Immediate Release November 28, 2006 – (Halifax, NS) – Halifax parents are concerned that the Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB) is proposing to close three schools … Continue reading

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Southenders disagree with bigger, fewer schools plan – The Herald

“It’s not that George Kovacs is opposed to a new school for his kids. It’s just that he believes he and other parents should have been consulted before the Halifax regional school board asked the province for a new south-end … Continue reading

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The problem is elementary- The Daily News

“Halifax school board member thinks decision to merge three south-end schools was hasty.” By Lindsay Jones Read the Daily News Cover Story here

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