We weathered the storm – almost! All schools, centres, and services are open today, February 29, except Franklin Elementary and CVR High School which are closed due to power outages.

We weathered the storm – almost! All schools, centres, and services are open today, February 29, except Franklin Elementary and CVR High School which are closed due to power outages.

Public Notices

February 23, 2024 - Change of Date - Council of Commissioners' Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Council of Commissioners, normally scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month, has been rescheduled exceptionally to the second Tuesday in March (March 12, 2024) at 7:00 pm.

Given at Châteauguay, Quebec, on this 20th day of February 2024.

Joyce Donohue
Secretary General

December 11, 2023 - Office Hours/Commissioner Meetings - Holiday Period

PUBLIC NOTICE

Is hereby given that the schools, centres, daycares, administrative offices, and taxation department of the New Frontiers School Board, will be closed from December 25, 2023 to January 5, 2024 inclusively. Public notice is also given that the regular January meeting of the Council of Commissioners, normally scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month, has been cancelled.

Given at Châteauguay, Quebec, this 11th day of December 2023.

Joyce Donohue
Secretary General

November 15, 2023 - Public Notice - 2022-2023 Financial Statements

PUBLIC NOTICE

Is hereby given that, in accordance with sections 286 and 287 of the Education Act, the Council of Commissioners of the New Frontiers School Board will receive the Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Report of the New Frontiers School Board for the 2022-2023 school year which ended on June 30, 2023, at the regular meeting of December 5, 2023, at 19:00 hours. A summary of the School Board’s financial statements can be examined here .

Given at Chateauguay (Quebec), this 15th day of November 2023.

Joyce Donohue
Secretary General

August 3, 2023 - Public Notice of By-Election, Division #10, Huntingdon

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the New Frontiers School Board by Luisa Benvenuti, Returning Officer, that the following position is open for nominations:

Commissioner, Division #10 “Huntingdon”

Nomination papers may be filed at the office of the Returning Officer on the following days and times:

  • Thursday, August 10, 2023 – 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm;
  • Friday, August 11, 2023 – 10:00 am to 12:00 noon; and by the latest, on
  • Sunday, August 13, 2023 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

If two or more candidates are nominated for this position, a poll will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; an advance poll will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2023 from noon to 8 p.m.

A period of revision of the electoral list for Division 10 only will be held from August 21 – 25, 2023; exact dates and locations to be confirmed.

Electors who do not have a child admitted to educational services in the English language school board or the French language school service centre that covers their home address may choose to exercise or revoke their right to vote at an English language school board. This choice is made by sending the Notice, found on the NFSB website (www.nfsb.qc.ca) to the Returning Officer, by August 29, 2023.

I nominate Mike Helm to act as an Assistant authorized to receive nomination papers.

Given at Châteauguay, Québec, this 3rd day of August 2023.

Luisa Benvenuti
Returning Officer
214, McLeod Street, Châteauguay, Québec
450-691-1440 / elections@nfsb.qc.ca

June 8, 2023 - Electoral Divisions - Public Consultation

Public Notice is hereby given that in conformity with Article 9 of the Quebec Act Respecting School Elections, public notice is herby given that the territory of the New Frontiers School Board has been divided, in principle, into the following ten (10) electoral divisions for the purposes of school elections scheduled to take place on the first Sunday in November 2024.

Notice to the reader

The electoral wards are described in clockwise direction.
The use of the words:  street, avenue, boulevard, road, and river is understood to be the median line, unless otherwise stated.
The use of the back lot line of a road indicates that the boundary passes behind the property line of those buildings that face the road in question.
All administrative boundaries used in these descriptions are those that were in place as of February 13, 2023.

Electoral

Division

Description

# of

Electors*

1

Includes the Town of Lery.  Also includes a section of the City of Chateauguay that is described as follows:  starting at a point where the Chateauguay River and the municipal border meet in the north-east, this border, Saint-Bernard road, the Chateauguay River and the municipal border back to the starting point.  This division includes Ile Saint-Bernard

1050

2

Includes a section of the City of Chateauguay described as follows:  starting at a point where Saint-Bernard road and the north-east municipal border meet, this border, St. Jean-Baptiste Boulevard, St. Francis Boulevard, the Chateauguay River and Saint-Bernard road back to the starting point.  This division includes the Kahnawake Native Reserve.

1260

3

Includes a section of the City of Chateauguay described as follows:  starting at a point where St. Francis Boulevard and St-Jean Baptiste Boulevard meet, St. Jean Baptiste Boulevard, D’Anjou Boulevard, the Chateauguay River, St-Francis Boulevard back to the starting point.

1197

4

Includes the City of Mercier.  Also includes a section of the City of Chateauguay described as follows:  starting at a point where D’Anjou Boulevard and St. Jean Baptiste Boulevard meet, St. Jean Baptiste, the municipal border, the Chateauguay River, and D’Anjou Boulevard back to the starting point.

1336

5

Includes the section of the City of Chateauguay that is located to the east of St. Jean Baptiste Boulevard.

1006

6

Includes the municipalities of Beauharnois (V), Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (V), and St. Etienne de Beauharnois (M).

1312

7

Includes the municipalities of Sainte Martine (M), St Urbain-Premier (M), Saint-Chrysostome (M), Sainte-Clothilde (M), Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington (M), Hemmingford (CT), Hemmingford (VL) and Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle (P). Also includes a section of the municipality of Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville that is located east of Autoroute 15 and is within the territory of the School Board.

874

8

Includes the municipalities of Howick (M), Ormstown (M), Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka (M), Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague (P) and Très-Saint-Sacrement (P).

1161

9

Includes the municipalities of Elgin (M), Hinchinbrooke (M), Havelock (CT), and Franklin (M).

912

10

Includes the municipalities of Saint-Anicet (M), Sainte-Barbe (M), Dundee (CT), Godmanchester (CT) and Huntingdon (V).  This division includes the Akwesasne Native Reserve.

1001

*Total number of electors: 11,109 / Number of Electoral Divisions: 10 = Average number of electors per division: 1,111

  • Minimum number of electors per division: 833
  • Maximum number of electors per division: 1389

 

A draft version of the division-in-principle may be viewed at the offices of the New Frontiers School Board located at 214 McLeod Avenue, Chateauguay, Quebec, during normal office hours (Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Fridays, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm).

Objections to the proposed divisions must be submitted in writing to the Director General at the aforementioned address, by 4:30 pm on Monday, June 26, 2023. If the Director General receives more than 100 objections to the proposed division, the Council of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the matter.

Given at Chateauguay, Quebec this 8th day of June 2023.

Luisa Benvenuti
Interim Secretary General

June 8, 2023 - By-Law JCEA "Examination of Complaints" consultation launched

The New Frontiers School Board hereby launches its 30-day public consultation on By-Law JCEA “Examination of Complaints“. The deadline to send feedback to the Secretary General is July 8, 2023.

May 16, 2023 - Annual Report, Special Council Meetings, Summer Office Hours

PUBLIC NOTICE
Is hereby given:

  • That the Council of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on May 30, 2023; and
  • That the Council of Commissioners will present the results of the 2021-2022 Annual Report at the regular Council meeting scheduled for June 6, 2023; and
  • That the Council of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on June 27, 2023; and
  • That the School Board’s budget for the 2023-2024 school year will be presented at the special meeting of June 27, 2023; and
  • That the regular Council meetings of July 4 and August 1, 2023, are cancelled; and
  • That the School Board offices will be open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Thursday, and from 8:30 am to noon on Friday, from July 4 to August 11, 2023; and
  • That the administrative offices and taxation department will be closed from July 24 to August 4, 2023 inclusively.

Given at Châteauguay, Quebec, this 16th day of May 2023. 

Mike Helm
Secretary General 

April 13, 2023 - Changes to By-Law BEC "Executive Committee"

Public Notice – Adoption of By-Law

In conformity with Article 392 of the Education Act, public notice is hereby given that the Council of Commissioners of the New Frontiers School Board will be adopting By-Law BEC “Executive Committee” at its meeting to be held at Howick Elementary School, 5 Lambton, Howick, Quebec on June 6, 2023 at 19:00 hours.  A draft version of this by-law may be viewed at the School Board offices located at 214 McLeod, Chateauguay, Quebec.

Given at Chateauguay, Quebec, this 13th day of April 2023.

Mike Helm
Secretary General

March 15, 2023 - NFSB Announces Mike Helm as new Director General

Chateauguay, March 15, 2023. The Council of Commissioners of the New Frontiers School Board announces the appointment of Mr Mike Helm as Director General of the New Frontiers School Board, effective June 1, 2023. This decision was taken unanimously at the Council meeting of March 14, 2023. Mr Helm, who is currently serving as the Assistant Director General & Secretary General, will be replacing Mr Rob Buttars, who has announced his retirement.

Mr Helm is a proud graduate of not only the Quebec public education system, but that of New Frontiers having graduated from CVR in 1990. He completed a DEC in Social Studies from John Abbott College in 1992, a Bachelor of Education from McGill in 1997, and a Master of Educational Leadership also from McGill in 2012.

Mr Helm brings with him 26 years of classroom and administrative experience, having worked as a teacher, a Vice-Principal and Principal at Howard S. Billings High School, the Director of Educational Services & Transportation, the interim Director of Finance and Material Resources, and for the last 9 years, as our Assistant Director General.

As a Council we look favourably to continuing our work with Mr Helm as our new Director General as he guides New Frontiers into the future.  We know he will meet with success as he works together with our staff, our students and our parents. Congratulations to Mr Helm!

John Ryan, Chair

March 15, 2023 - NFSB DG Announces Retirement

Chateauguay, March 15, 2023 – The Director General of the New Frontiers School Board, Mr Rob Buttars, announces his retirement. At their meeting of March 14, 2023, the Council of Commissioners of the New Frontiers School Board accepted the resignation for retirement purposes of the School Board’s Director General, Mr Rob Buttars.

As Chair of the Council of Commissioners, I wish to pay tribute to Mr Buttars for his outstanding contribution to education during his 18 years of service. His tireless efforts and dedication to New Frontiers have contributed to the School Board’s success; he will certainly be missed.

The Council offers its heartfelt appreciation to Mr Buttars for his leadership and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

John Ryan, Chair

February 13, 2023 - Change of Date - Council of Commissioners' Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Council of Commissioners, normally scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month has been rescheduled exceptionally to the second Tuesday in March (March 14, 2023) at 7:00 pm.

Given at Châteauguay, Quebec, on this 13th day of February 2023.

 

Mike Helm
Secretary General

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