School board focus is on student achievement
There is exemplary teaching and learning happening in the Limestone District School Board because of the collaborative and caring relationship of our educators, support staff, administrators, families and trustees who work together to support our students — our reason for being.
The role of the trustee is to contribute to the board as it carries out its mandate to achieve its mission and goals related to student success and the development of an improved learning environment. It is time to focus on this work. It is time to focus on what is most important, student achievement and well-being, and to direct our collective energy, expertise and time toward supporting this worthy mission.
Trustees of the Limestone District School Board have discussed, at length, concerns raised by a few individuals (less than one per cent of our constituents) requesting a governance review of the board of trustees. Unfortunately, the recent negative attention around a perceived governance issue has nothing to do with student achievement and well-being. It is easy to forget our students when too much attention is given to a small yet vocal group of people who disagree with policy and process; whose campaign to deliberately spread misinformation and false statements puts the integrity and work of good people at risk.