Superintendent Tammy Ballantyne reported on the status of the capital projects that were ongoing this past year. The roof project at Ruth Betts is now complete, roofing at Hapnot and McIsaac is ongoing, work on grooming rooms at McIsaac and Ruth Betts continues and replacement of the air handling unit at Hapnot has a completion date set for September 30th. Eight new teachers have been hired for the new year, three at Hapnot, one at Many Faces, one at Ruth Betts and three at McIsaac. The Division also hired a number of Educational Assistants.
Board Chair Leslie Fernandes welcomed back staff and students also thanking Marc Lucas who represented the Division during Pride Week along with the Teacher’s Society’s float in the parade, saying it was a strong example of inclusivity in the Division.