April 10, 2019

Briefing - April 9, 2019

​​BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE APRIL 9, 2019

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

Special Presentation

Principal Aileen Padua, Principal Alvin Au and United Way Greater Toronto representatives presented about the 2018 United Way Campaign. The campaign raised a total of $190,664. Eagle Plains Public School was presented with the Harold M. Brathwaite Recognition Award. Glenforest Secondary School, Fernforest Public School and Balmoral Drive Senior Public School were presented United Way Special Recognition Awards.

 

Peel board recognizes Administrative Professionals' Day on April 24

The board will recognize April 24, 2019, as Administrative Professionals' Day. Schools will participate in a variety of activities to express their appreciation and acknowledge the contributions of all administrative staff.

 

Board approves renaming of new school to Pte. Buckam Singh Public School

At Regular Meeting of the Board held on March 25, 2019, trustees approved the naming of a new school for Sikh-Canadian soldier, Buckam Singh. Trustees approved the renaming of Buckam Singh Public School, which will be located at 100 Martin Byrne Drive in Brampton, to Pte. Buckam Singh Public School.

 

Peel board to recognize and celebrate Islamic Heritage Month, Hindu Heritage Month, Sikh Heritage Month and Jewish Heritage Month

The board approved a motion to recognize and celebrate Islamic Heritage Month in October, Hindu Heritage Month in November, Sikh Heritage Month in April and Jewish Heritage Month in May.

 

Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who have/are retiring:

Susan Allen, custodian, will retire May 31, 2019

Mehrnaz Amidi, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Kimberly Arfo, resource teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Michael Bettiol, federation OSSTF, will retire June 30, 2019

Anna Bolinska, adult language instructor, retired March 29, 2019

Sherri Collins, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Belmiro Constantino, custodian, will retire May 31, 2019

Janice Crofoot, principal, will retire June 30, 2019

Moira Crosbie, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Carol Cull, office assistant, will retire April 30, 2019

Tim Cunningham, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Deborah Dasilva, custodian, will retire July 1, 2019

Sharan Deepak, office assistant, will retire May 31, 2019

Shelley Dodd, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Wendy Dowling, associate director, school support services, will retire August 31, 2019

Lorraine Hickling, teacher, will retire August 31, 2019

Leslie Hodgins-Ross, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Margo Houston, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Marylou Hughes, teaching assistant, will retire June 30, 2019

Cynthia Hunter, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Manson Lee, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Gail Mcindoe, teacher, will retire June 12, 2019

Avryl Mckoy, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Mary Morden-Fernandes, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Maria Patille, office manager, will retire June 30, 2019

Katherine Phillips, teaching assistant, will retire March 30, 2019

Ilda Seravic, head custodian, will retire May 31, 2019

Chris Shea, manager, IT planning- LTSS, will retire April 30, 2019

Marion Smith, teacher, will retire June 30, 2019

Kim Vander Glas, principal, will retire June 30, 2019

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