Special announcement: .

Strike Update:

Friday, February 21, 2020.

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which includes Provincial Schools Authority Teachers (PSAT), announced that their members will participate in a one-day full withdrawal of services (strike action) on Friday, February 21, 2020 at a number of Ontario school boards across the province, including the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch’s provincial schools, if a tentative agreement is not reached.

All provincial schools will remain open on Friday, February 21, 2020­ however, instructional programming will be suspended. Supervised activities will be provided during the school day. All residential programs will continue.

All demonstration schools remain open and full instructional programs continue.


Mise à jour sur la grève :

Le vendredi 21 février 2020 :

La Fédération des enseignantes et des enseignants des écoles secondaires de l'Ontario (FEESO), qui comprend des enseignantes et enseignants de l’administration des écoles provinciales (PSAT), a annoncé que ses membres participeront à une journée complète de retrait de services (grève) le vendredi 21 février 2020 dans plusieurs conseils scolaires de l’Ontario si aucun accord de principe n’est conclu.

Toutes les écoles provinciales seront ouvertes le vendredi 21 février 2020, mais le programme pédagogique est mise en suspens. Des activités supervisées seront offertes durant la journée scolaire. Il n’y aura aucune interruption aux programmes résidentiels.

Toutes les écoles d’application demeurent ouvertes et les programmes pédagogiques complets sont présentés.

Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

News

In Touch – February 2020

Date: January 31, 2020 | Categories: amethyst | Tags: newsletter

1515 Cheapside StreetLondon, Ontario, N5V 3N9Tel. (519) 453-4400 / 1-866-640-0044Fax (519) 453-4193Website: pdsbnet.ca/amethystTwitter: @AmethystSchoolMrs. Sherry Eacrett (Residence Manager)Mr. Sean Gregory (Principal) Dates to Remember: Fri. Feb. 7 – Report Cards Go Home Tue. Feb. 11 Boler Ski Trip Wed. Feb. 12 – School Council (5:30 pm) Mon. Feb. 17 – Family Day (No Classes) Fri. March 13 […]

JAN 31

Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Date: January 27, 2020 | Categories: provincial and demonstration schools branch

January 27, 2020 Dear school community members: Re: Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) As you will likely know, on January 25, 2020, Ontario identified its first presumptive confirmed case for the Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Today, January 27, 2020, Ontario has confirmed that the wife of the first case has tested positive for the virus at […]

JAN 27

In Touch – January 2020

Date: January 8, 2020 | Categories: amethyst | Tags: newsletter

1515 Cheapside StreetLondon, Ontario, N5V 3N9Tel. (519) 453-4400 / 1-866-640-0044Fax (519) 453-4193Website: pdsbnet.ca/amethystTwitter: @AmethystSchoolMrs. Sherry Eacrett (Residence Manager)Mr. Sean Gregory (Principal) Dates to Remember: Mon. Jan. 6 – Welcome Back! January 24 – 30 (Gr. 9 Exams) Fri. Jan. 31 – PA Day (No Classes) Fri. Feb. 7 – Report Cards Go Home Wed. Feb. 12 – […]

JAN 08

Staff News – December 16, 2019

Date: December 16, 2019 | Categories: provincial and demonstration schools branch | Tags: staff news

Sent on behalf of Holly Moran, Executive Director (A), Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch Hello Everyone, I am pleased to introduce a new Pay and Benefits Liaison to the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch (PDSB). Keenan Peppiatt has accepted a temporary assignment as a Pay and Benefits Liaison with the Milton campus. Keenan has been […]

DEC 16

In Touch – December 2019

Date: November 29, 2019 | Categories: amethyst | Tags: newsletter

1515 Cheapside StreetLondon, Ontario, N5V 3N9Tel. (519) 453-4400 / 1-866-640-0044Fax (519) 453-4193Website: pdsbnet.ca/amethystTwitter: @AmethystSchoolMrs. Sherry Eacrett (Residence Manager)Mr. Sean Gregory (Principal) Dates To Remember: Tue. Dec. 3 – Elementary Volleyball Wed. Dec. 11 – Family Open House Tue. Dec. 17 – Festive Dinner Thu. Dec. 19 – Red & Green Day, Student Skating (pm) Fri. Dec. 20 […]

NOV 29

Staff News – November 29, 2019

Date: November 29, 2019 | Categories: provincial and demonstration schools branch | Tags: staff news

Good afternoon, I would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge and thank Patrick Keyes for taking on the interim Executive Director role for the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch (PDSB) on a short term assignment. As many of you are aware, Patrick joined the branch in September bringing in his knowledge of inclusive education and […]

NOV 29

Staff News – November 13, 2019

Date: November 13, 2019 | Categories: provincial and demonstration schools branch | Tags: staff news

Sent on behalf of Patrick Keyes, Executive Director (A), Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch Hello everyone, I am pleased to announce that Sherry Eacrett was the successful candidate in the recent competition for the position of Residence Manager at the London campus. Sherry graduated in 2004 from Wilfred Laurier University with honours in Sociology. Over the […]

NOV 13

In Touch – November 2019

Date: November 4, 2019 | Categories: amethyst | Tags: newsletter

1515 Cheapside StreetLondon, Ontario, N5V 3N9Tel. (519) 453-4400 / 1-866-640-0044Fax (519) 453-4193Website: pdsbnet.ca/amethystTwitter: @AmethystSchoolMrs. Sherry Eacrett (Residence Manager)Mr. Sean Gregory (Principal) Dates To Remember: Sun. Nov. 3 – *Turn Your Clocks Back Wed. Nov. 6 – School Council (5:30 pm) Fri. Nov. 8 – Picture Re-takes, Remembrance Day (2 pm) Mon. Nov. 11 – PA Day (No […]

NOV 04

Looking forward to seeing you at the Fall SWITO!

Date: October 15, 2019 | Categories: amethyst, ernest c. drury, provincial and demonstration schools branch, resource services, robarts, sagonaska, sir james whitney, trillium, w. ross macdonald

Thursday, November 7, 2019Resource ServicesRobarts School for the Deaf1515 Cheapside Street London, Ontario Registration: $40 per person (Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch) Agenda Critical Literacy Assessment tools sharing Communication: How do you communicate with the classroom teacher? How do you communicate with the parents? Bring: Your favourite book for literacy lessonsBring: Your favourite assessment toolsBring: Your […]

OCT 15

Fair Notice 2019

Date: October 10, 2019 | Categories: ernest c. drury, provincial and demonstration schools branch, trillium

October 10, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, Re: Fair Notice The safety of our children is a top priority for everyone. This letter is to inform you that we have participated in the development of a region wide Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol along with our community partners for responding to situations in which students […]

OCT 10