Author Archives: WayeMason

Future of Citadelschools.ca

This site is being moved to a new server.   I will be keeping it online as an archive, and so that people facing similar issues with the same players, be they school boards, provincial governments or consultants have a … Continue reading

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A bitter sweet victory for education.

It has been two and a half years since we started to fight for our children.   We have fought for smaller schools, community schools, parental involvement, board responsibility, government accountability.  During that time, we have tried some ideas that worked, … Continue reading

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St Mary’s – It’s Over!

I hadn’t arrived at tonight’s meeting expecting to be biting my fingers. Quite the opposite, I’d arrived thinking that there was no way the board could possibly elect to close Saint Mary’s. We’d presented too compelling a case to the contrary for … Continue reading

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Board votes to close St. Patrick’s-Alexandra | Herald |

Board votes to close St. Patrick’s -Alexandra By MICHAEL LIGHTSTONE Staff Reporter Wed. Mar 25 – 5:04 AM The Halifax regional school board voted 5-3 Tuesday to close St. Patrick’s-Alexandra School after a review and public meetings on the fate … Continue reading

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HRSB Board Meeting to take place at Citadel High.

It is a big day coming up. Tuesday, March 24, 6:00pm, is the moment of truth for schools facing closure. The board has elected to bring that week’s board meeting to us, into the heart of the Saint Mary’s and … Continue reading

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Kids cry out for school – Students among those who speak at public meeting in effort to prevent closure of Saint Mary’s Elementary | The Herald.

By Herald Staff Wed. Feb 18 – 6:58 AM Carole MacLean, a retired teacher, speaks during a public forum Tuesday discussing the possible closing of Saint Mary’s Elementary School. City councillor Dawn Sloane, who represents the area, waits for her … Continue reading

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Saint Mary’s Elementary: Call to action

We have one more job to do as a school community. It could be our last or the first of a new beginning. The job: show the school board that we care about what we have at Saint Mary’s and … Continue reading

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We are back

Sorry for the website disappearing for a while, I had forgotten to update the payment info and the renewal emails were going to an old email account!

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School Board Election Looms, Public Yawns.

Republished from Halifaxpolitics.ca The school board elections are a short two weeks away.  In Halifax, the new, smaller Board means fewer seats, but the last few years of controversy seems to mean more interest and more candidates.  Election signs and … Continue reading

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Saint Mary’s Elementary: the message

Thursday, September 25, 2008   REPORT FROM THE SAINT MARY’S CLOSURE REVIEW COMMITTEE   At a meeting this past Monday the review committee created a strategy for spreading the Saint Mary’s message. In order to get the public’s attention and support in … Continue reading

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