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Student Accident Insurance 2021/2022

(Aug 2021) Accidents can and do happen! Each year, many families spend thousands of dollars when their children are injured at school, on field trips, while participating in non-school activities, or at home. Our School Board does not provide accident insurance coverage for student injuries that occur on school property or during school activities, including extracurricular sports. (Please read more...)

ADSB's Covid-19 Advisory Section

(September 8, 2021) Algoma District School Board will post information if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 that involves a student or a staff member in a school setting.
If individuals are identified as close contact of a case in a school setting, Public Health will contact them/their parent or guardian directly and provide direction. In the interests of privacy, information provided to school communities will not identify the student or staff member that has received a positive COVID-19 test. (Read more...)

Vaccine Pre-Registration Available for Students Aged 12-17 and Families

The vaccine rollout across the province has accelerated in the last few weeks with first dose vaccinations. In Algoma, almost 65% of adults aged 18 and older have received at least one dose and over 55% for all Algoma residents of all ages. Algoma Public Health continues to work with partners across Algoma to offer vaccination to those aged 12 and older. As vaccine continues to arrive, more clinics will be made available across our region.

Student Mental Health Supports Remain Priority

(January 20, 2021) Mental health and well-being are priorities of the Algoma District School Board (ADSB), especially as the Board navigates through the Covid-19 pandemic. Superintendent Brent Vallee provided an update on ADSB Mental Health Initiatives at the ADSB Regular Board Meeting on January 19, 2021.

Directors of Education and Medical Officers of Health from across Northern Ontario stand united to deliver on COVID-safe schools

(September 2, 2020) On March 13, 2020, schools across Ontario closed their doors without us knowing when they would reopen. Almost six months later, school doors are beginning to re-open to welcome students back for the 2020-2021 school year. These last 25 weeks have been marked with uncertainty, personal and economic sacrifice… and ultimately, with success in flattening the curve of the first wave of COVID-19 in our area.

Labour Updates

In an effort to keep parents, partners and community members informed, the Algoma District School Board will provide updates on Labour related issues on this website.