Board Votes on Final Staff Report

At this evening’s Special Board Meeting, the Lakehead District School Board voted on the final staff report from Administration which contained the final recommendations for the North Side and South Side Renewal Plans.

The Board approved the following motion:

South Side Renewal Plan

Approve the consolidation of students from Sir Winston Churchill Collegiate and Vocational Institute into Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute for the 2017-2018 school year and approve the closure of Agnew H. Johnston Public School and Edgewater Park Public School, effective June 30, 2018 relocating students from these schools to a newly constructed elementary school on the Sir Winston Churchill Collegiate and Vocational Institute site, effective September 2018.

Administration will now submit a business case to the Ministry of Education for funding renovations associated with the South Side Renewal Plan. Stakeholders will be consulted regarding transition planning for students.

The Board did not approve the following motion:

North Side Renewal Plan

Approve the consolidation of students from Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute into Hammarskjold High School for the 2017-2018 school year and approve the closure of St. James Public School, C.D. Howe Public School and Vance Chapman Public School, effective June 30, 2018 relocating students from these schools to the renovated Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute site, effective September 2018.

There will be no change to schools on the North Side.

 

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