Grand Erie Ready to Welcome Students Back on September 3

Back to school officially begins for all Grand Erie students on Tuesday, September 3, with staff ready to welcome new and returning students for the 2019-20 school year.

“We’re thrilled for the return of our students and their families to our school communities across Grand Erie,” said Brenda Blancher, Director of Education. “During the summer months, an enormous amount of work takes place to prepare our schools and support centers for the new year. Thanks to the efforts of many, we’re ready for Tuesday and can’t wait to kickoff 2019-20.”

Back to School – Important Information to Know:

  • It’s not too late to register for school. Grand Erie’s registration process can be found here.
  • Timetable pick-up for Secondary Students can be found here.
  • Each Grand Erie school website contains key information related to that school, including bell times and contact information. To locate a school’s website, visit the Find a School tab on the board’s website.
  • Parents or students looking for transportation information, such as bus routes, pick-up locations and schedule times, can find the details here. This page also contains contact information for Sharp Bus Lines, which offers transportation services for Grand Erie’s Indigenous students.
  • For those shopping for school supplies, it’s advisable to wait until the first week of classes as individual schools and teachers will be able to recommend grade-specific supplies based on lesson plans and activities scheduled for the year.

Grand Erie District School Board represents more than 25,000 students in 58 elementary and 14 secondary schools within the City of Brantford and Brant, Haldimand, and Norfolk counties. With a dedicated staff of more than 2,000, Grand Erie remains committed to its goal of Success for Every Student.