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Posted Friday, December 02, 2022

BAFN The Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) is pleased to announce the successful operator for the Herman Street Public School Childcare Facility as the Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation (BAFN). The centre will be officially known as the Bamoonzhe Daycare . In the Algonquin language, Bamoonzhe means “to care for a child”.
Further details on the official facility opening are still in-progress, and the release providing all final details will be shared with...

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Posted Thursday, December 01, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians,
Did you know that RCDSB has a Parent Involvement Committee? The PIC plays an important part in shaping our children’s experiences at school. The PIC facilitates parent and guardian involvement in our schools; brings the parent voice to the RCDSB, and supports our School Councils. We want to encourage all of our families to join our next meeting on December 5th to find out what it's all about.
Join our next meeting! We meet on December...

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Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022

The RCDSB has launched an exchange partnership with l'Academie Clermont-Ferrand in France, and we are planning a six-week French-Canadian student exchange, beginning in the spring of 2023!   This exchange opportunity is open to students currently in Grade 10 who are studying French Immersion, Extended French, or Core French.   There is a short timescale for turnaround. Applications must be received by our office by Wednesday, December 14th to allow time for...
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Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2022

CUPE Strike Update Earlier today the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) gave their 5-day strike notice to the provincial government. 
Should a deal not be reached between CUPE and the provincial government in the coming days, CUPE will be in a full strike position set to withdraw all services starting Monday, November 21, 2022. 
If negotiations are not successful between the parties, all students at the RCDSB will move to asynchronous learning starting on Monday (November...

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Posted Tuesday, November 15, 2022

RCDHU As respiratory viruses continue to circulate in our school communities, the Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is reminding us to be vigilant when it comes to reducing the spread of illness, and protecting those most vulnerable (including young children). 
 
 
 
These recommendations include:
wearing a mask in public spaces;
staying home if you are sick;
washing your hands regularly;
getting your COVID-19...

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