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MaryAnn Mortensen, the only ...
MaryAnn Mortensen, the only trustee who opposed the board's position, said because it isn't explicit about who wrote the piece anyone reading the newsletter could argue voting Yes was the school's official stance.
"I personally don't agree with boards of education taking a position on a plebiscite and that would extend to classrooms.
I would totally encourage healthy debate and information sharing, but beyond that I would not personally advocate of how one should vote," said Mortensen
To ensure the policy is enforced ...
To ensure the policy is enforced the board created a committee made up of trustees, students, teachers, parents and other stakeholders chaired by trustee MaryAnn Mortensen to monitor its implementation.
"I have not seen anything on ...
"I have not seen anything on that," said trustee MaryAnn Mortensen of the speculation.
"I have concern the project hasn't moved ahead, I've got real big concerns about the timing of [the analysis being done].
I'm really eager for this to move ahead."
is adamant NWSS has to come down and a new one built.
"It could be very easily demonstrated it's not repair that it needs, it needs full replacement," said Mortensen
"We all want to see the school built, the whole community wants to see it built.
I can't foresee a simple repair."
Mortensen and trustee Casey Cook have joined forces with candidate James Pepa in the Nov. 15 civic election campaign.
For the past three years, Mortensen
, Cook and Lisa Graham, who isn't running this time, were frequently at odds with the labour-backed trustees that formed the board's majority.
"I would say there have been mistakes made in the past that have delayed this project," said Mortensen
Trustee MaryAnn Mortensen in ...
Trustee MaryAnn Mortensen in a message on Twitter, gave kudos to the school's staff, students and families for an "impressive showing" in the rankings.
Parents for Public education in New ...
Parents for Public education in New Westminster (P4PE) have backed board of education chair Jonina Campbell and trustee MaryAnn Mortensen.
is an independent who ran under the Voice New Westminster banner in 2011.