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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Big and Bold

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I was thrilled to see a notable increase in the number of Black and Caribbean families that attend the Numeracy and Beyond...

Numeracy and Beyond

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Numeracy and Beyond is the name of the Peel District School Board’s (PDSB) parent conference for 2017. This annual conference is the...

Forward March

BY KATHY MCDONALD I don’t think there is a happier person on this planet than myself that 2016 is over. I truly shudder at several...

Education: 2016 in Review

BY KATHY MCDONALD I am writing this article in disbelief that this is my final article for the year 2016. It appears that as “mi...

Tis the Season for Exams

BY KATHY MCDONALD  As we are busy preparing for Christmas and various other Holy Days we must remember to keep our finger on the education...

PDSB to Collect Student Data

BY KATHY MCDONALD  At the regular meeting of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) on Tuesday Nov. 22nd 2016, trustees unanimously voted in favour of...

Trump Trauma

BY KATHY MCDONALD I must admit that I had to rewrite my entire column as I was so convinced that common sense would prevail and...

We Rise Together

BY KATHY MCDONALD  We Rise Together: The Peel District School Board’s Action Plan to Support Black Students was officially approved on October 27th 2016. The...

Humble and Kind

BY KATHY MCDONALD  In my humble opinion, pun intended, these two character traits (humility and kindness) are the most important coupling of traits. I say...

‘Tis The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

BY KATHY MCDONALD  Welcome back, greetings, howdy. As we return to school I can only hope it is armed with a rejuvenate self. A self...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....