Peel District School Board press releases and other information.
The Peel District School Board is one of Canada's largest public school boards. It serves the 776 square kilometers (125,000) hectares) of Peel Region. "Lifelong learning: striving to be the best." - Board's vision and mission. Main Phone Number: 905-890-1099
Brampton - This Thanksgiving, more than 400 students from Lorne Park
Public School, Munden Park Public School and Cheyne Middle School will send
letters of support to five-year-old cancer patient, Emma Mcrae, as part of the
Words of Hope program.
Brampton - Prasoon Jha, Fizza Manzoor, Isha Mistry, Vikas Patel and
Varun Muddaluru from Turner Fenton Secondary School achieved the highest
average within the Peel District School Board for the 2012-13 academic year.
Peel - The Peel District School Board won 17 international awards for
communications excellence during the 2011-12 school year. The revamped Welcome to Kindergarten package and the School Food Action Coalition project, which focuses on local food procurement and awareness, are among the projects to be recognized.
Peel - Approximately 1, 200 students will return to school on July 30, when Ray
Lawson and Roberta Bondar public schools open their doors for the 2012-
13 school year. Ray Lawson Public School is the newest balanced
calendar school in Peel and opened this year as a kindergarten to grade 5
school with 275 students. Balanced calendar schools operate year-round
by spreading traditional vacation time throughout the year.
Peel - Three Peel District School Board schools have been recognized with the Premier’s Safe Schools Award. Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School, Lincoln M. Alexander Secondary School and Peel Alternative School are among 10 schools selected to receive the award from across Ontario.
Peel - Over 1,800 grade 3 and 4 students from 14 Peel District School Board
schools will learn about safe bike-riding practices through Helmets on Kids,
a program that aims to prevent brain injuries through education. The
official launch of this year’s program will take place on June 5 at
Springfield Public School.
Peel - Nearly 100 grade 1 to 4 students from five Peel District School Board schools will take part in the Junior First LEGO League Showcase
on May 28 at the HJA Brown Education Centre. The program features a
real-world challenge to be solved by research, critical thinking and