Ear Falls
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Phone: (807) 222-3777
Fax: (807) 222-2207

Jennifer Olsen, Principal

Doris St. Jules, Vice-Principal
40 Spruce Street
PO Box 760
Ear Falls, ON
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Major Renovations to EFPS

13 Sep. 2017

 

 


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Let's Chill & Grill!

06 Sep. 2017

Join us on September 14th from 5:00 - 7:00 PM for Meet the Teacher and a BBQ!

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Welcome Back!

29 Aug. 2017

Welcome back to all of our students, families, and staff! 

Ear Falls Public School is excited for another school year! Stay tuned for news about our Meet the Teacher & Welcome Back BBQ Night!

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KPDSB Accepting Applications for the Office of Trustee for Sioux Lookout

02 Aug. 2017

 

 

Due to a recent resignation, the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board will accept applications for the office of:

TRUSTEE

Representing the interests of ratepayers in:

SIOUX LOOKOUT

Term of Office: September 2017 to November 30, 2018

As per the Education Act, a person is qualified to be elected as a member of the Board if the person is,

  • Canadian citizen;
  • of the full age of eighteen (18) years;
  • a resident within the area of jurisdiction of the Board; and
  • a public school elector.

Applications to be submitted to:

Mr. David Penney, Chair of the Board
Keewatin-Patricia District School Board
79 Casimir Avenue
Dryden, Ontario P8N 2Z6

Closing Date for Applications is August 28, 2017

 

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School Starts on Tuesday, August 29th! Welcome Back from our Director of Education!

23 Aug. 2017

Back to School! Classes start on August 29, 2017!

Message from the Director of Education

What a "Back to School” message means depends a great deal on who you are, where you live and if you are around young people; whether that be as parents, grandparents, elders, teachers or community members. In the days ahead, the relaxed atmosphere of the dog days of July and August, transitions into cooler nights, shorter days, and kids with backpacks walking our sidewalks emitting the sounds of laughter. I always think of the parents of first year kindergarten students, and more specifically their emotions, as they send their greatest investment and achievements...their children, off to start school; and in doing so keeping in the back of their minds that 14 years from now they will hopefully graduate from high school.

As the proud Director of Education for the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, I write this annual message while sifting back and forth between looking out over my favorite Northern Ontario lake in Ear Falls, reflecting on the summer's events dominated by fishing and reading, and feeling the energy and invigoration that working in the service of children brings. I recognize I am biased, but in my own opinion there is no greater calling than EDUCATION.

September is almost here, and I welcome all of our students, staff and families back to our schools!  Our schools in the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board are sparkling.  Much capital work has been completed in Red Lake, Dryden, and Kenora; and work in Sioux Lookout on our new Sioux North High School has begun and is on track! There is a feeling in the air of excitement, enthusiasm, renewed energy and thoughts of the year ahead with all of the promise and hope that public education can bring….education truly is the great leveler of the field. And nowhere in this province of Ontario is education more important than right here in the Northwest.

September marks the beginning of new chapters for many students and families, but also for our staff who eagerly await the arrival of faces of young learners, looking to be inspired and they themselves inspiring those around them with stories of resilience and optimism.

The past year for us in the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board was a powerful reminder of what can be and what hard work and innovation can achieve, when we work together and think outside-of-the-box. I see our hard work and enthusiasm as absolute traits of us Northerners. I also want to take the opportunity to extend best wishes to all in the region for a successful year ahead, and specifically to the students, families and staff of the Kenora Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boreales, and Northwest Catholic    District School Board. May we work together in a spirit of cooperation that supports all students in the name of public education, and as always, put their needs first!

As the Director of Education for the KPDSB, I assure all parents and students that our commitment to the needs of Northern Children, your children, remains resolved, determined and assuredly uncompromising.

Best wishes for 2017-2018.

Sean Monteith,                                                                             
Director of Education

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