Crossing guard retires with parade

Crossing guard Raymond Monckton had no idea what wild traffic he would see on Dec. 19, his last day helping Gledhill students across Danforth Avenue. While Monckton slipped a caution vest over his winter coat and got his stop sign ready, dozens of kids and parents were quietly gathering just out of sight – as […]

Trustee candidates tackle funding, class size

Aging portables, crowded kindergartens, under-used schools and playing nice with Queen’s Park. Judging by all the issues parents raised at a Sept. 30 debate at Community Centre 55, the next public school trustee for Beaches-East York has plenty to do after Toronto’s Oct. 27 election. Sheila Cary-Meagher, Marietta Fox, Navarius Mombo and Jen Sagar are […]

No agreement over shared school space

City and public school officials are asking why, after 12 years, they have yet to sign an agreement on how they share buildings. “Our schools, especially in older parts of our city, are often the home of our community centres,” said Ward 31 councillor Janet Davis. Davis is asking for an update on the marathon […]