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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Proudest Moment of a Teacher’s Life!

BY: SIMONE SMITH TORONTO! As Founder of Hear 2 Help, a Community Development Organization established in 2012, I have made daily efforts in not only improving...

Fish Nor Fowl: Summer 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD It is hard to believe that the 2016/17 school year has come to an end. Across the province, many school boards are...

The Accountability Plan

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The time has come. Inclusion for our Black students especially our male Black students is on the forefront of many Boards across...

Prison Versus School

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The Roy Mcmurtry School (RMS) is a tiny gem situated in the most unlikely of spaces; a juvenile detention center. Why would...

Changes and Optimism

BY: KATHY MCDONALD As we enter into the last month of the school year we are faced with the usual end of the year activities:...

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

Excellence in Eloquence

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Of all the experiences that I have been afforded as a trustee with the Peel District School Board (PDSB), few are as...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

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...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...