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Attendance boundary and program changes for September 2018

November 22, 2017—Attendance boundary and school organization/program changes have been determined for some Belleville schools for the 2018-2019 school year. Most of the affected schools were part of a recent accommodation review that concluded in June.

Schools, students and families need this information to plan for the next school year.

“Many people have been anxiously awaiting the new attendance boundaries. Staff have been working diligently to analyze the existing boundaries, review school space requirements and projected enrolment in Belleville,” said Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education.

The changes described below align with recommendations approved by the Board of Trustees in June.

Boundary changes

School board staff worked with Tri-Board Student Transportation Services to determine attendance boundary changes. Based on an analysis of current enrolment and students’ home addresses, the following has been determined for September 2018:

Elementary school changes

Coupled with the above is the need to make school program/organization/grade changes to some Belleville elementary schools. Based on an analysis of current enrolment and students’ home addresses, the following has been determined for September 2018:

Parents of schools affected by these changes will receive communications this week.

Quinte Adult Education

Quinte Adult Education, currently located at Quinte Secondary School, will move to the William R. Kirk building for September 2018.

QSS Child Care Centre

The QSS Child Care Centre, a valued community partner, currently located at Quinte Secondary School, will relocate to a new location. Staff are in discussions with the QSS Child Care Centre and have indicated that space will be available in HPEDSB schools.

SHAPE Program

The SHAPE (South Hastings Alternative Personalized Education) program for current Centennial, Moira and Quinte students will continue to be located at the William R. Kirk building for September 2018.

“We know there is a lot of work ahead as we continue to shape the future of HPEDSB and public education in the communities we serve. This is an exciting time at HPEDSB as we focus on our vision of All students prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow,” added Savery-Whiteway.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]

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