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Schools Are Open Monday, September 19, 2022

Algoma District School Board reminds parents that classes are running and schools are open on Monday September 19th.
Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford, previously announced that the day will be marked as a provincial Day of Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The people of Ontario, including students and staff in schools, have been encouraged to observe a moment of silent reflection in honour of Her Majesty’s legacy of service to the people of Canada and across the Commonwealth on, or around, 1:00 p.m on the 19th. Schools have also been encouraged to include information or activities about the many contributions the Queen made to our province, country, and Commonwealth, and the Accession of King Charles III to the Throne. Recognitions and observances of this nature will be conducted in an age-appropriate manner that recognizes the developmental stages of students.

Student Accident Insurance

(Sept 2, 2022) Accidents can and do happen! Each year, many families are left financially unprotected when their children are injured at school, on field trips, while participating in non-school activities, or at home.

Alternative Ways to Contact ADSB

(August 2022) The Algoma District School Board, including our school and board buildings, is currently experiencing phone issues. We are working to resolve these though it may be several weeks before our phones are fully operational with the features they had previously. We have provided alternate ways to contact us.

Remote Learning Parent Considerations for 22/23 School Year

(Aug 5, 2022) We hope our students and families are enjoying a sun-filled, fun-filled summer! While we continue to learn to live with COVID-19, we have many successes to celebrate, thanks to the ongoing patience, understanding and support of our students, families and staff. As we begin to finalize plans for the 2022-2023 school year, we want to advise that protective measures such as hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting, and additional ventilation measures will remain in place, as keeping schools open for in-person learning has been vital to supporting mental health and well-being. Note: Further information about students’ access to learning during COVID-related absences will be coming at the end of August, as we will not be supporting “hybrid” learning for the 2022-2023 school year.

Summer Learning Program 2022

(June 2022) ADSB is pleased to once again offer our Elementary Summer Learning Program which will focus on Primary Literacy, providing literacy intervention while minimizing summer learning loss.

ADSB Indigenous Summer Transition Camps

(June 2022) ADSB, in partnership with Great Lakes Culture Camps, will once again be operating ADSB Indigenous Summer Transition Camps for Indigenous students who are moving from Grade 8 into Grade 9 in the fall. Called 2022 Niibing - Enakamigisyang (Things We Do In Summer), two camps will run this year, one in Serpent River First Nation, the other in Garden River First Nation. (Photos from summer 2021 camp).

ADSB's Covid-19 Advisory Section

(January 17, 2022) In light of the Omicron (B1.1.529) variant of concern and how quickly it is spreading, the COVID-19 case, contact and outbreak management approach is being updated across all sectors, as directed by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health...(Read more)

ADSB Experiences Enrolment Growth

(Sept 21, 2021) ADSB senior staff shared a very positive update and overview of opening enrolment numbers at the first Regular Board meeting.
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