Schools

Trustees for the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) are slated to vote April 19 on a proposal from staff to close three schools in South Burlington. Residents attended the board meeting on April 5 and shared their views on the proposed closures. The residents were overwhelmingly opposed to the closures and asked the trustees to …

Catholic trustees vote on school closures April 19 Read More »

As part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, the city is encouraging Burlington schools, teachers and students to get active and ride their bikes to school during Bike to School Week May 30 – June 3. Schools are eligible to win prizes by registering to participate at www.biketoschoolweek.ca. Schools that register by May 6 will automatically …

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The City of Burlington is encouraging residents to offer their neighbourhood crossing guards a heartfelt thank you during School Crossing Guard Awareness Week, March 7 to 11. Drivers and cyclists can help to keep children and other pedestrians safe by being aware of school crossing areas and obeying the crossing guards. New in Ontario as …

Celebrate school crossing guard awareness week March 7-11 Read More »

  The Halton Catholic District School Board is proceeding with plans for a Pupil Accommodation Review, including South Burlington. This could lead to school closures and/or changes of programming offered at schools. The schools in Burlington that are affected area as follows: Burlington, Southwest of the QEW: St. John (Burlington) Catholic Elementary School (Brant St) St. …

Have your say on Catholic school closures March 8, April 5 Read More »

Several residents have reported to me that they’ve been told by a candidate for public school trustee that “Burlington Central is closing.” You’ve turned to me for accurate information.

The short answer is that no, Burlington Central is not closing – nor is any other Burlington school slated for closure.