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Saturday, May 27, 2017

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...

Yantics Presenting New Platform for Youth, By Youth

BY: JELANI GRANT When considering the online spaces available to Toronto youth, not many examples can be presented. Especially not social networks designed specifically for...

Meet the Young Authors of Black Girls Magazine

BY KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN Six young and brilliant minds from the Greater Toronto Area created a magazine of their own work, but not just any magazine....

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...

Professional Development

Not Just Another Change Leadership Event

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU Toronto will be hosting a leadership event that will offer knowledge and tips on improving a business or organization in today's changing...

A Key Strategy to Make Volunteering Meaningful

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Volunteering in Canada is a way of life that is as ubiquitous as the maple leaf insignia. Not only are engagement opportunities...

Who’s Speaking Into Your Ear?

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON There was a point in my journey not long ago when the future seemed a bit cloudy and my confidence weighed precariously...