If Pearson closes - what happens to the co-op nursery program?

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By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Should the Halton District School Board trustees decide that the Lester B. Pearson High School should […]

Road map to Ontario Arts Council grant money is to be explained at a meeting in Hamilton - might be worth a trip across the bay.

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By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an Ontario Arts Council workshop where valuable guidance on applying to the OAC’s Visual […]

Central high school parents roll out an impressive research list.

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By Pepper Parr October 25, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a team of four people, Dania Thurman, Michael Kukhta, Lynn Crosby and David Sykes, […]

Parents beginning to organize for crucial meetings on which, if any, high schools in Burlington should be closed.

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By Pepper Parr October 24, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The meetings to explain the Program Accommodation Review to patents will take place on the dates and […]

School board now has a Code of conduct for its trustees - City Council has been avoiding creating a code for a number of years.

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By Pepper Parr October 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The following is not something you are likely to see coming out of Burlington’s city council. […]

Parents at Lester B. Pearson are worried - many don't like what M.M. Robinson offers - the Catholic school board might benefit.

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By Pepper Parr October 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   For the parents at Lester B. Pearson high school the thought of their school closing is […]

School board trustees vote to form Program Accommodation Review Committees to review the staff recommendation to close two high schools - Central and Lester B. Pearson.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There will be a Program Accommodation Review (PAC) – and it is going to keep the parents […]

Burlington Junction Station in 1920 - a first person story of life around the Freeman station.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It is just under a month away but registration for this event is going to fill […]

Central High School parents are going to ask school board trustees to slow down the process that could result in the closing of the school - They want to get it right and need more time to complete their homework.

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By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   You knew before the meeting was over that this was a group of parents who were […]

Province announces a program to convince you to take the GO train - while you are actually in your car on the QEW.

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By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Not quite sure how to take this announcement from our provincial government – let’s see what […]

Central high parents group has a new Facebook page - check it out - it will be their prime source for sharing information. Web site to follow,

By Staff October 13, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   To a considerable degree the group of parents working to ensure that the Burlington Central High school […]

If BCHS is a community school - then let's hear what the community wants their school to become - let's not limit yourselves to just struggling to keep it open.

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By Pepper Parr October 13, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It was interesting, exciting and exhilarating to watch some 60+ parents, several with children in tow […]

Parents organize to keep Central High School open.

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By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District school Board recently decided that they needed to look at the number of […]

329 healthy food packages were handed out to students this weekend - they didn't include turkeys.

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By Pepper Parr October 10th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   As we move into the Thanksgiving weekend teachers in the Region use one of their Professional […]

Ward 4 school board trustee withholds any comment on decision to undertake a Program and Accommodation Review.

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By Staff October 8th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette asked Halton District school Board trustee Richelle Papin, ward 4, if she had made any […]

District school board staff recommending the closure of two high schools June 2018 - Central and Lester B. Pearson.

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By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington does not take to change all that well. A change in the configuration of traffic […]

Historical burial ground opened to the public during Open Doors last Saturday.

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By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   I’d heard about it; drove by the place hundreds of times, knew what it was but […]

Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson will be at Crawford Lake October 15th.

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By Staff October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the […]

Walk to school day takes place on Wednesday - let the kids know today because they are probably going to expect you to drive them.

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By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time when everyone walked to school – you met up with friends at […]

Keith Hoey and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce: He says it is the best networking deal in town - and he might be right.

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By Pepper Parr September 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   So – you’ve been in business for a reasonable period of time and you now need […]