Stratford News Public elementary and secondary schools closed on Thursday SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Wednesday, Feb. 12th, 2020 Public elementary and high school in Perth County to be closed Thursday. (Supplied by AMDSB) It’s set to be another day away from class for a majority of students in Perth County. The Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation has announced its members in the Avon Maitland District School Board will be taking job action Thursday. Both elementary and secondary public school students are impacted by the strike and won’t have class. Approximately 1000 Educational Support Staff, Teachers, Occasional Teachers, and Professional Student Services Personnel will picket in three locations including Market Square in Stratford.