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Board Meeting Highlights - March 5, 2024

Board Meeting Highlights - March 5, 2024
Posted on 03/07/2024
DYS Attendance Project Board Meeting Highlights – March 5, 2024

ETFO- Occasional Teacher Bargaining Tentative Agreement
The Rainy River District School Board of Trustees ratified the Memorandum of Settlement on local terms with the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Occasional Teachers and its Rainy River District Teachers’ Local.

Recognition Of Excellence 
Serena Maharaj, Principal of Donald Young School and Melanie Williams, Vice Principal of Donald Young School presented the Attendance Project at DYS. The project identified students in Grades 4 to 6 with 80% to 90% attendance. The school has applied and implemented strategies to introduce attendance improvement initiatives within the school community.
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Public Delegation
Joh Dutton, Track and Field Coach joined the Board Meeting for a public delegation, seeking to upgrade the outdoor athletic facilities at the Fort Frances High School. 
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System-Program/Curriculum Success
Jen Leishman, Principal of Alternative Education and Tracy Jensen, Alternative Education Program Coordinator at the United Native Friendship Centre, presented on their alternative education program and the ways in which they are improving engagement and achievement with their students.
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Board Reports
The following policies were reviewed at the Policy Committee meeting on February 27, 2024, and presented to the Trustees for approval for stakeholder consultation:
i. Policy 4.16 Safe Schools 
ii. Policy 7.85 Student Safety 
View polices here

Future Board Meetings
Regular Board Meetings are held in person and online and the links to join the meetings will be posted on the RRDSB website.
Tuesday April 2, 2024 
Tuesday May 7, 2024
Tuesday June 4, 2024
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