Thursday, 6 February 2014

Accommodation Review Committee February 18th 6 p.m.

2014 02 04

This is a reminder that the last public meeting of the Accommodation Review Committee (ARC) will take place on Tuesday,
February 18, 2014, 6 pm. at Catholic Central High School. The Committee is preparing its Draft Recommendation Report, and is currently considering the following options for the students of Catholic Central, Immaculate Conception and St. Angela Catholic School:

    Build a new Catholic Central at the Windsor Arena Site at McDougall and Wyandotte (including the Windsor Water World building).  Investigate the possibility of acquiring Wigle Park for an outdoor athletic complex; Consolidate St. Angela and Immaculate Conception in a new school building at the same site, with the high school and elementary school sharing a field house

    Consolidate Catholic Central High School at Brennan:  Consolidate Immaculate Conception at St. Angela.

      Build a new Catholic Central at the Windsor Arena site at McDougall and Wyandotte (including the Windsor Water World Building); Immaculate Conception and St. Angela status quo.  Investigate the possibility of acquiring Wigle Park for an outdoor athletic complex.

    Build a new Catholic Central at the Windsor Arena site at McDougall and Wyandotte (including the Windsor Water World Building); Move Immaculate Conception in a new building at the same site, with the high school and elementary school sharing a field house; St. Angela status quo.  Investigate the possibility of acquiring Wigle Park for an outdoor athletic complex.  

      Build a new Catholic Central at the Windsor Arena site at McDougall and Wyandotte (including the Water World building); Consolidate St. Angela School and Immaculate Conception School at the existing St. Angela Site.  Investigate the possibility of acquiring Wigle Park for an outdoor athletic complex.

That Draft Report will be presented for the community‘s input at the public meeting on February 18th, and will be available for your review prior to the meeting on the Board’s public website at www.wecdsb.on.ca, or can be obtained through your school principal.

You are encouraged to come out and express your views on the recommendations presented.  The Committee will consider all input received at the meeting, and throughout the ARC process, and will make any necessary changes to its report, before the final draft is presented to the Director of Education in March.  Should you wish to appear as a delegate at the meeting, please contact Colleen Norris at Colleen_Norris@wecdsb.on.ca, or at (519)253-2481 by end of day Thursday, February 13, 2014.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting on February 18. 

Further notification will be sent to you as the process proceeds.  The Director of Education will be preparing a report once he has received the ARC recommendation.  You will again have an opportunity for input at a special public meeting of the Board of Trustees expected to take place in April, where the ARC and Director’s reports will be presented.  You will receive notice once that meeting has been scheduled.

Thank you for your participation in the Board’s Accommodation Review Process and for the valuable information that has been received to date in assisting the Committee as it completes its work.