The English Montreal School Board will indeed be in the media spotlight on Tuesday, September 2 when classes begin for the 2014-2015 academic year.
- City's Breakfast Television will broadcast live remotes with Wilder Weir from St. Gabriel Elementary School in Pointe St. Charles between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Principal Jim Daskalakis, Commissioner Richard Lalonde, students and teachers will be interviewed.
- CJAD's Andrew Carter Morning Show will broadcast live from Westmount Park Elementary School from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
- EMSB Chair Angela Mancini will be interviewed by Andrew Carter at 8:10 a.m.
- Donna Perlin, a Grade 1 teacher at Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary School in Montreal West, will be a guest on CBC Daybreak 88.5 FM with Mike Finnerty at 6:45 a.m. talking about the first day of school from a teacher's perspective.
- Angela Mancini will be at Roslyn Elementary School in Westmount from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at which time she will introduce a new component to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in conjunction with the ALS Society of Quebec.
- An unprecedented advertising campaign on CTV begins, promoting the EMSB high school system and starring our own students. You can see the ads here.
- EMSB Behavioral Management Specialist Lori Rubin did an outstanding job on CTV Saturday night, describing the anxiety young students face on the first day of school. You can see the interview here.