Special announcement: .

Strike Update:

Monday, January 20, 2020

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that their members will participate in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) on Monday, January 20, 2020 if a tentative agreement is not reached.

This strike action has no impact on the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch schools.

All provincial schools remain open and instructional programming and residence programming will continue.

All demonstration schools remain open and full instructional programs continue.


Grève

Lundi 20 janvier 2020

La Fédération des enseignantes et des enseignants de l’élémentaire de l’Ontario (FEEO) a annoncé que ses membres participeront à une journée complète de retrait des services (grève) le lundi 20 janvier 2020 si aucun accord de principe n’est conclu.

Les écoles de la DEPA ne seront pas touchées par le mouvement de grève de la FEEO.

Les écoles provinciales et d’application resteront ouvertes, et nos programmes d’enseignement et de services résidentiels seront maintenus.

Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

News

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

Sagonaska Family Tour Day

Date: October 8, 2019 | Categories: sagonaska

October 17, 2019Sagonaska Demonstration School, Belleville, Ontario Welcome Families and Students Information sharing Classroom & residence visits Speak with teachers & students 9:00am – 11:30amOR6:00pm – 8:00pm Register by email or phone: Wendy.O’Neil@ontario.ca(613) 967-2830 ext. 288 Jeff.Hockett@ontario.ca(613) 967-2830 ext. 287

OCT 08

Sagonaska – 2019 Free After School Learning Sessions

Date: October 8, 2019 | Categories: sagonaska

Parents or Educators – Attend Virtually or In Person All About Learning Disabilities October 7, 2019: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Learn about the countless ways in which a learning disability can impact a student in all facets of school and daily life. Discover which accommodations support specific elements of a student’s learning profile and get tips […]

OCT 08