EMSB to get some radio exposure; coming events; and video links

Divya Aery
LMAC AND JPI ON CJAD: Tune in to The Exchange on CJAD Radio AM 800 on Thursday, September 18 (7:35 p.m.) when host Dave Kaufman welcomes into the studio Laurier Macdonald High School Principal Luigi Santamaria, student Divya Aery, John Paul I Junior High School student Jason Carnevale and one of his teachers. They will talk about the International Baccalaureate Program, the EMSB TV commercials on CTV and upcoming open houses.

PEARSON IMPACT ACADEMY TO BE SHOWCASED ON TSN 690: Lester B. Pearson High School in Montreal North is very excited to continue its very successful partnership with the Montreal Impact Academy. This year nine students from the school’s successful Sport-Études program will take to the field for the Academy. They will be in attendance at Saputo Stadium on Wednesday, September 17 to cheer the Impact on in their CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) Champions League match versus the New York Red Bull.  On Thursday, September 18 (7:23 p.m.), Sports Études Program Coordinator Casey Gagné will be the guest on Oranges at Halftime with host Noel Butler on TSN 690. This is Montreal radio’s most popular soccer program.

IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASES:  There are a number of interesting activities at the EMSB this week.

EMSB RADIO:  You can listen here to  the entire podcast of CJAD’s Andrew Carter broadcasting live from Westmount Park Elementary School.

Andrew Carter with staff and students.

INSPIRATIONS NEWSPAPER: We have published a special online version of Inspirations Newspaper, a snapshot of our special needs community. You can access it here.

NEXT BOARD MEETING:  The EMSB Council of Commissioners will meet for the final time of this mandate on Tuesday, September 23 and adopt the 2014-2015 budget. Proceedings will be broadcast live here beginning at 7:30 p.m. There will be no meeting in October as that is the official election period.

MEDIA COVERAGE:  Here is a look at some of the  Video clips from the start of the academic year at the EMSB. Just click on the links to view.

Part two- which focuses on what the English boards are doing ‘right’ in terms of educating a bilingual group of future Quebec leaders with high success rates..and the challenges facing the boards in terms of budget cuts and viability – airs tomorrow at noon and 6 p.m. on CTV Montreal.


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