The Lambton Kent District School Board approved a Motion to establish an Accommodation Review Committee for the Consolidation of the John N. Given Public School Kindergarten to Grade 8 English Language Program at Tecumseh Public School and the Relocation of the John N. Given Public School Grade 7 and 8 French Immersion Program to McNaughton Avenue Public School. Read the complete Initial Staff Report
An Accommodation Review Committee (ARC) was established to represent the schools under review and act as the official conduit for information shared between the LKDSB and the school communities.
More information about the Pupil Accommodation Review is available on the LKDSB website.
The Final Staff Report for the Consolidation of the John N. Given Public School Kindergarten to Grade 8 English Language Program at Tecumseh Public School and the Relocation of the John N. Given Public School Grade 7 and 8 French Immersion Program to McNaughton Avenue Public School will be presented at a Board Meeting on April 11 at 7 p.m. at the Chatham Education Centre. Requests for delegations must be submitted by April 4, 2017. Those interested can also submit a request to delegate to Trustees on the Chatham Area Pupil Accommodation Review at the Regular Board Meeting on April 25. A complete schedule of public meetings
is available on the board website.
Requests to delegate at a Public Pupil Accommodation Review Meeting must be received electronically or in hard copy at the LKDSB Sarnia or Chatham Education Centre by 4:00 p.m., of the Tuesday before the Board Meeting. Requests are to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
We understand parents, students, family and community members will have questions about this process. We invite you to read a helpful Ministry of Education Guide to Pupil Accommodation Reviews
; attend the Public Meetings; email email@example.com
; or speak to members of the Accommodation Review Committee or the LKDSB Board of Trustees.
Please review our Frequently Asked Questions
for more information.
Here is an outline of the proposed Pupil Accommodation Review timelines:
- Pupil Accommodation Review - begins October 2016
- Decision for Consolidation - April 2017
- Updates to Tecumseh Public School - Summer 2017
- John N. Given closed - June 2017
- Consolidated School at Tecumseh Public Site - begins September 2017
- Grade 7 and 8 FI classes at McNaughton Avenue Public School - September 2017
The final decision rests with the Board of Trustees, who will decide the most appropriate pupil accommodation arrangements for the delivery of LKDSB elementary and secondary programs.
Updates about the Accommodation Review Process will be available on the LKDSB website
. Please send any questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org