Monthly Archives: March 2008

Meeting hears parents’ plea | Metronews Halifax

Parents made passionate pleas to keep their schools open last night at a public meeting for people to share feedback on the school board’s proposed 10-year facilities plan for Halifax and Dartmouth. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” said … Continue reading

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The View from Halifax Needham – Maureen MacDonald, MLA’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

March 19, 2008 Halifax Regional School Board Presentation Imagine Our Schools Maureen MacDonald, MLA Halifax Needham (North and central Halifax Peninsula, Citadel Family of Schools) Given the tight time limits for verbal presentations I have brought a written presentation for … Continue reading

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50 New Classrooms, 4 schools closed? Mike Kilfoil’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

My name is Michael Kilfoil and I am a SAC representative from LeMarchant St. Thomas Elementary in Halifax. It has been well over a year since I first started speaking to the importance of meaningful public consultation to discuss the … Continue reading

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Leave schools alone, parent says | The Herald

By JOHN GILLIS Staff Reporter Thu. Mar 20 – 5:26 AM If the Halifax regional school board wants its schools to be community hubs that produce successful students, it should scrap an idea to combine three Halifax elementary schools, a … Continue reading

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The Process – Sue Dirani’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

My comments tonight will be limited to the public consultation process itself.  I am a member of the SAC for Sir Charles Tupper School and I have attended every meeting of the Imagine Our Schools process, including the so-called SAC … Continue reading

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Cornwallis Junior High – Anne Folkin’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

“In your deleberation on these Recommendations I am requesting: That Cornwallis Junior High be REMOVED from the list of schools for review; That capital fundign related to the future expansion of Gorsebrook Junior High to accomodate Cornwallis students be DEFERRED; … Continue reading

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Joseph Howe Elementary – Lezlie Lowe’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

HRSB – Imagine Our Schools Public Consultation (session two) March 19, 2008. Dartmouth High School Presenter: LEZLIE LOWE Thank you for the opportunity to speak. I am the parent of a child in Primary at Joseph Howe Elementary School. Joseph … Continue reading

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Still Waiting to Be Consulted – Waye Mason’s HRSB Presentation – Imagine Our Schools

My name is Waye Mason. I am the chair of a School Advisory Council on the peninsula and I am the publisher of the parents resource Citadelschools.ca, and my children are in elementary and junior high school. It will be … Continue reading

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Meeting for Halifax Citadel Regarding School Closures

Leonard Preyra, MLA for Halifax Citadel, has organized a meeting to discuss the Imagine Our Schools report, the staff report, and the proposed closure of St Mary’s School, and the impact of all of this on his riding, Halifax Citadel. … Continue reading

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HRSB Public Meetings Regarding Imagine Our Schools

Three meetings have been scheduled to receive feedback from the public: March 17, 2008 Eastern Central HRM (Family of Schools: Auburn Drive, Cole Harbour District, Dartmouth High and Prince Andrew Please Note: The deadline to give notice for a public … Continue reading

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