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Province commits to new high school theatre build

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After being touted as a feature of the new Niagara West Secondary School going back to the ARC (Accommodations Review Committee) process, inclusion of a theatre component was finally made official last Thursday. ...

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Former DSBN employees charged with defrauding $2.1 million

  Three people have been charged with various offences after the Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit has concluded an 8-month long investigation into financial activities at the District School Board of Niagara ...

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Opinion: Wood not water soluble, is it?

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow This week is a bit of a “corner turner” if you will on a few fronts. With the new super school site for West Niagara Secondary the latest – and likely the most complete information the public is likely to s ...

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Remediation complete, WNSS site build ready

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The site on Hwy. 8 for the new super secondary school is fully remediated and ready for construction, according to the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN). The project has been fraught with financial issues i ...

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Overhaed shot of the new school property.

Opinion: SLHS good enough for elementary students, renovating current sites worthwhile

Dear Editor, Much has already been written about the proposed new High School to be built on the border between Grimsby and Beamsville. As a former student of GDSS and retired teacher of BDSS I would like to make a few additional ...

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Praises sung for new high school

Lincoln Council was aglow Monday night as Mat Miller, soon-to-be principal of the new West Niagara Secondary School (WNSS) announced that the new super school will open its doors to 1,500 students in September 2022. Miller present ...

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DSBN woes not in Grimsby council’s jurisdiction

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A notice of motion at Grimsby council to have the new Niagara West super school cost overruns investigated and for District School Board of Niagara investigate alternatives to keep current high schools ...

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Cost overrun causing mixed DSBN signals

Did they or didn’t they? Trustees offer opposing views on school board’s level of contamination knowledge By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Who knew what when? That is a question which summarizes a whole lot of calls, email, and tex ...

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DSBN claims it was initially unaware super school site contaminated

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The new Niagara West super school money pit will get deeper – and now has the attention of the Ministry of Education – before things get any better. As first reported in NewsNow Dec. 31, the site for ...

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Overhaed shot of the new school property.

Opinion: High school build problems easily foreseen

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Before I get into the serious problems with the new Niagara West high school build, I would just like to note Grimsby is 3-4 more ridiculous moves away by the Grimsby 5 from ensuring Main Street East tu ...

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Huge cost overrun hits high school project

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While the provincial government has given the green light to West Niagara’s new secondary school going out for tender, officials may also be awaiting an explanantion for massive cost overruns on the n ...

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Super school to be built at Durham & Hwy.8

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Niagara West’s new $41 million super high school will be built at Durham Road and Hwy. 8 – the District School Board of Niagara has announced. While the site was announced as a 20-acre parcel at 467 ...

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