The District School Board Ontario North East has its two trustees for the current school year. They are Kara McDowell and Jenna Belanger. Both are grade 12 students. Kara attends Timmins High and Vocational School while Jenna is a student at Timiskaming District Secondary School. The students say bullying, stress and mental health are major issues facing students today.

Student trustees

Jenna Belanger (left) and Kara McDowell