Remember this: The people behind the Stones are also behind the Commonwealth games bid. Using the same math, maybe our $750 million dollar games might balloon to $1.8 billion. We have every reason to be concerned. That was me Sept 25 06. And people said I was mad, mad I tell you! Can I call them or what? In other bragging material: Schools are important not just to rural communities – as we discovered in my constituency of Halifax Citadel, read more

Education Shenanigans Continue…

Last night I gave what I am mentally referring to as the “talk” and Inglis Street Elementary. Nice building, nice people. Only three parents made it out to the Home and School meeting this night. And the VP, the P and a teacher. Slightly awkward, when you are reading your prepared text. Ah well. The talk was well received, I think, but… Inglis is one of THOSE buildings. It has asbestos right in the walls. No thumb tacks. No holes read more

Oh dear god…

Cindy Littlefair, parent, activist, friend, and editor of Shambala Sun wrote this blushworthy blog for the Heralds website…. *cringe* 🙂 The Near North by :: Cindy Littlefair Birth of a District Posted by: Cindy Littlefair 01/31/2007 07:59AM Anyone consuming local media in the last few months would have come across stories to do with the proposed closure of three peninsula elementary schools. The Halifax Regional School Board had announced in the fall that construction of a single school to replace read more

test post

I am testing to see how well the ability to post via email works. Why? Because for whatever reason I have been able to make sure that the website is updated before anyone else when it comes to some of these education issues. I wanted to be able to webpost FROM THE PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY. Tomorrow I will webpost from INSIDE the HRSB Board meeting.

The Red Room at the Ledge, and the dirty truth about my day.

Today was a study in contrasts. I took today off work to finish the trim work in the kitchen. My Dad came over and we worked with his nailgun to get the quarterround and other trim in to “finish the kitchen” which has been something we have been “finishing” for over two years. Around 10am I got an email from Leonard Preyra, the Halifax Citadel MLA and an all around outstanding fellow. I have been working on this education stuff read more