Bells Corners parents will have fewer choices as local schools close amid cutbacks.
Eliminating English kindergarten and weakening Early French Immersion at the public board (where English is losing ground and employees are in turmoil) is just the beginning.
No more English kindergarten at Bells Corners P.S., French immersion watered down at Lakeview P.S., deep cuts to staff (starting with the youngest teachers).
Is our Bells Corners elected representative even allowed to talk about it?
What can she tell us about the safety of the drinking water at D.A. Moodie and Bayshore Public School?
The bumbling bureaucrats at the public board are cutting schools and employees because of declining enrollment.
Exurban sprawl means that a new high school will be opened in Stittsville while older neighbourhoods like Bells Corners stand to lose schools and academic choices.
Bells Corners schools are at risk because of low enrollment: D.A. Moodie, only 351 students in a school with a capacity for 502.
Bells Corners P.S. – 292 students, capacity 488.
The secretive Catholic board is also facing a budget crunch due to falling enrollment – Our Lady of Peace is at risk too.
The Bells Corners MPP likes the status quo: wasteful public funding for only some religious schools; exurban developer-friendly car-centric sprawl and road-widening in the Greenbelt.
Conservative politician Lisa MacLeod sparred with Kevin O’Donnell on school funding.
The Queen is NOT amused that the Bells Corners Hoopla 2016 is cancelled.
Maybe because there was no Conservative funding help this year? Or the Loblaws bullies are to blame?
Is it Tristan or Rick’s fault?
The usual Facebook bullies and local “community” politicians are taking advantage of the flop, sharpening their knives and promoting themselves and their brand.
“Long live the Queen!” cried these jolly Brit tourists. “Long may she reign over Bells Corners! And let’s not Brexit.”
Dog gets a treat at the Dairy Queen.
Email me for a free ride on the Bells-Corners Bike-taxi or the Vélo Festif.