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York Region Public Students Head Back to School
Media Advisory
8/28/2014
York Region Public Students Head Back to School

Aurora, ON – Tuesday, September 2, 2014 will mark the first day of the school year for most York Region District School Board students.

The following schools will be available for media opportunities:

SCHOOL
START TIME
PRINCIPAL
Beckett Farm Public School
78 Beckett Avenue
Unionville
9:10 a.m.
Michael Matt
289-746-3276
Robert Munsch Public School
395 King Street East
Mount Albert
8:10 a.m.
Greg Collins
905-473-0110
Little Rouge Public School
571 Country Glen Road
Markham
9:00 a.m.
Nancy Dodds
905-202-5960
Charles Howitt Public School
30 Pearson Avenue
Richmond Hill
9:00 a.m.
Tim Gervais
905-889-2522
Julliard Public School
61 Julliard Drive
Maple
8:00 a.m.
Claire Levy-Freedman
905-832-3311

“We are looking forward to welcoming over 121,000 students and their families back into our schools as well as meeting the new students to our Board,” said Anna DeBartolo, Chair of the York Region District School Board. “Our teachers, administrators and support staff are working hard to give students in York Region the best education possible.”
 
“We have dedicated and skilled staff in 206 public schools who are committed to delivering high-quality programs for students,” said J. Philip Parappally, new Director of Education for the York Region District School Board. “I am proud to be serving students and staff in the capacity of Director and am looking forward to a successful year.”

York Region District School Board is the third largest school district in Ontario with over 121,000 students in 174 elementary schools and 32 secondary schools. York Region students consistently perform above average in provincial testing and the Board is one of the top achievers in Ontario. For more information about the York Region District School Board, please visit our website: www.yrdsb.ca and follow us on Twitter: @YRDSB.

For more information contact:
Erin Bain
Public Affairs & Communications Services
Tel: 905-727-0022, x2520
Email: erin.bain@yrdsb.ca

 
 
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