Statement on the School Resource Officer Program

You have most likely read in the news that last week a majority of my colleagues and I voted in favour of ending the School Resource Officer (SRO) Program. I believe that we voted for equitable, safe, and nurturing school environments and not against police.

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Statement on the Enhancing Equity Task Force Recommendations

Over the past month, many parents and students have reached out to my office to express their concerns about rumours that have been circulating regarding the draft recommendations brought forward by the Enhancing Equity Task Force.

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David Crombie Park Update

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Halloween Safety Tips

Hallowe'en provides an opportunity for parents and children to spend time together creating costumes, carving pumpkins, planning trick or treat activities and participating in family parties. Hallowe'en is a big event at schools and provides opportunities for parties, creative activities, art programs, and impromptu history lessons. Hallowe'en is also a time for students, parents, and schools to take extra care to ensure safety and security.

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October Board Meeting Digest

Here is a summary of the decisions made by the TDSB Trustees at our Board Meeting on October 18, 2017.

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Info on Split Classes

Combined grades are the practice of creating classrooms made up of two different grades of students. For example grades 2 and 3. They are sometimes called 'split classes', ‘split grades' or 'multi-age classes' (though often the multi-age classroom is made up of more than two different grades).

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Winchester Washroom Update

The basement washrooms are closed because they are not suitable for use. The Principal and facilities staff agreed to a plan which will add three new washrooms in the building, two on the ground floor and one on the third floor. The washrooms should be ready for September 2018.

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Welcome Back to School


Welcome back! This update is quite large so I will keep my update short. It has been a very busy summer at many of our schools across the ward. From boiler replacements, to roof replacements, to new playgrounds/fields being installed. While a few of our project's timelines were not met due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances, I am very grateful and thankful for the hard work our staff have put in over the summer.

I am very much looking forward to engaging with more of you over the next year so that together we can improve our schools and communities. I hope you will make an effort to come out to our Ward Forums and to tune into my Virtual Town Halls.

Have a successful school year!

~ Chris

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August Board Meeting Digest

Here is a summary of the decisions made by the TDSB Trustees at our Board Meeting on August 30, 2017.

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ICYMI: Ward Forum on School Facilities

We had such a great Ward Forum on School Facilities yesterday that I wanted to ensure you received the information you may have missed.

Watch the full Ward Forum livestream here: https://www.facebook.com/ChrisMoiseTO/videos/1428310607181112/

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