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Honours for second oldest (age 109) retired teacher in Ontario

Orma Slack

Orma Slack, the second oldest retired teacher in Ontario, age 109, was honoured at the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board meeting Monday.
Superintendent of Education Cathy Portt introduced Park Dale School principal Stacey Belanger, vice-principal Barb Allen, Grade 8 student Brianna Palmateer and former superintendent Marg Werkhoven. Together they honoured the former teacher who was the first female principal of a Belleville school.
Mrs. Slack taught at Prince of Wales Public School and was principal at Park Dale School in the 1950s. She recently turned 109 and is known as the second oldest retired teacher in Ontario.
Mrs. Werkhoven wrote an article about Mrs. Slack that is to appear in an upcoming issue of Renaissance, the magazine of Retired Teachers of Ontario. Click here to read her story

Highlights of the meeting:

·  Draft dates for the 2012-2013 school year calendar.

· Revised “Estimates” for the 2011-2012 school year.

· 2012 Budget timelines.

·  Update on the new schools for Stirling and Tweed.

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