pupil accommodation review

Updates to the North Barrie Catholic School Communities

As part of our commitment to keep all of our Catholic school communities updated following the board of trustees' decision on the North Barrie Pupil Accommodation review, we will provide regular communication updates(click on the links below).

NB PAR Update - March 8, 2013
Open House - Site Re Development Zoning - St. Marguerite d'Youville - March 26, 2013

Final Decision - Board Meeting - February 27, 2013
Notice to Community
Board Report - February 27, 2013
Ministry of Education Administrative Review Process

Final Decision by Board of Trustees - February 27, 2013

The Board of Trustees will make a final decision on the North Barrie Pupil Accommodation Review at its next regularly scheduled meeting of Wednesday, February 27, 2013.  
First Notice of Meeting and Second Notice of Meeting.

Update - February 7, 2013

At the Board meeting of February 6, 2013, staff presented the following information reports:
Update on Enrolment Projections
Board Office Relocation to Monsignor Clair Catholic School
Retrofit Project to St. Joseph's Catholic High School
Driveway Retrofit Project at St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic School

The Board of Trustees received a report on the
North West Barrie Boundary Review at the Board meeting on January 16, 2013.

A report on the
North East Barrie Boundary Review was provided at the Board meeting on November 28, 2012.

Update - Fall 2012 -Two North Barrie Boundary Reviews are under way: in North West Barrie (St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic and The Good Shepherd Catholic schools); and North East Barrie (Monsignor Clair Catholic and St. Monica's Catholic schools).

At the regular Board meeting of  June 8, 2011, the Board of Trustees approved the following recommendation:

"That the Board approve the formation of a Pupil Accommodation Committee for the North Barrie Elementary Schools which include; St.Monica's Catholic School, Monsignor Clair Catholic School, Sister Catherine Donnelly Catholic School, St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic School, St. Mary's Catholic School and The Good Shepherd Catholic School. The Board's Pupil Accommodation Review
Policies and Procedures LE-14 prescribe the study process that the North Barrie Area review will follow, and is based on the Ministry of Education's Guidelines. 

The Board of Trustees approved the recommendations in a report presented at the Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, which defers a decision on the accommodation review, as outlined in the media release and Notice of Deferral.

A special Board Meeting was held Thursday, May 31, 2012 for trustees to receive further information from staff and for further discussions. Here is the staff presentation.

A staff report in follow-up to the public input received at the Special Board meeting was presented to the Board of Trustees on May 23, 2012.

On Monday, May 14, 2012 a special Board Meeting was held to receive public input.

The North Barrie Pupil Accommodation Review Staff report was presented to the Board of Trustees on April 11, 2012.

The Pupil Accommodation Committee delivered their report to the Direction of Education on March 14, 2012.  The appendices to the report can be accessed here.

Staff have prepared follow-up to questions and comments from public meeting #4, which can be accessed here.