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Suspect in Custody Following Series of Profane Phone Calls to Several Local Schools

November 16, 2018
​ Earlier this week, several LKDSB and St. Clair Catholic schools in Sarnia, in addition to a number of schools in the Windsor area, received a series of profane phone calls. In each case, the caller appeared to be the same individual. The offensive phone calls were reported to police and...
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Letter to parents/guardians regarding Responsible Use of Technology

November 15, 2018
Dear Parent / Guardian, If your child is currently registered in one of Grades 7 to 10 at the LKDSB – then they are a participant in our one-to-one Technology Enriched Learning Program (TELP).  As part of that program they have received an iPad for their sole use and are allowed...
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Ontario government hosting additional Telephone Town Hall sessions for provincial consultations

November 15, 2018
​The Ontario government has announced additional Telephone Town Hall sessions for the provincial consultations on education reform. The Ministry of Education has informed the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) that two additional dates for the Telephone Town Hall sessions for Southwestern Ontario (which includes the LKDSB catchment area) will be held on the...
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LKDSB Trustees approve John N. Given Learning Centre name

November 13, 2018
​ Trustees of the Lambton Kent District School Board, on the recommendation of the Ad Hoc Naming  Committee, approved the name John N. Given Learning Centre for the former John N. Given Public School site at the November 13, 2018 Board Meeting. Input on the name was gathered from the community...
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LKDSB and St. Clair Catholic to host “Experience the Trades” Event November 14 and 15

November 12, 2018
​ The Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic district school boards are co-hosting an "Experience the Trades" event on November 14-15 at the Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Centre, along with other local school boards and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, to showcase careers in apprenticeable trades. This event is made possible...
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Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

November 08, 2018
​In accordance with Regulation 464/97 made under the Education Act, the Lambton Kent District School Board (with support of the Special Education Advisory Committee) annually reviews the Board's Special Education Plan.  In developing and modifying its Special Education Plan, the LKDSB must take into consideration feedback from members of the community,...
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LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 5-9

November 02, 2018
The Lambton Kent District School Board commemorates Treaties Recognition Week from November 5-9, joining the Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and school boards across the province in promoting education and awareness about treaties and treaty relationships. Throughout the week, LKDSB students and staff will learn more about treaties between Canada...
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LKDSB to host parent/guardian IPRC information nights to support Grade 9 transitions

October 26, 2018
​The Lambton Kent District School Board is hosting parent/guardian information nights on Nov. 13 (Sarnia) and Nov. 14 (Chatham) to support transitions to Grade 9 and provide an overview of the Grade 8 to Grade 9 Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) process. The events will be hosted by Heather Touzin,...
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Ontario government hosting provincial consultations on education reform today (Oct. 23)

October 23, 2018
The Ontario government is hosting provincial consultations on education reform. The Ministry of Education has informed the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) that the first of the Telephone Town Hall sessions for Southwestern Ontario (which includes the LKDSB catchment area) is taking place today (Tuesday, Oct. 23) at 6:30 p.m. –...
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CLASS Celebrates National School Bus Safety Week October 22-26, 2018 and Bus Driver Appreciation Day October 24, 2018

October 22, 2018
​ Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) is encouraging parents, students, school staff and motorists to recognize the importance of school bus safety within our communities.  In addition, CLASS is urging children and parents to say a special 'thank you' to the many dedicated bus drivers, who ensure students arrive safely...
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Process to submit feedback on name of John N. Given Public School site

October 19, 2018
​The Ad Hoc Naming Committee for the John N. Given Public School site will be accepting input from all stakeholder groups on the proposed name John N. Given Learning Centre. The John N. Given Public School site is home to LKDSB’s Adult & Continuing Education program, as well as alternative Special...
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Information for parents/guardians, students and staff regarding legalization of cannabis

October 16, 2018
​With the legalization of cannabis on October 17, 2018, the Ontario Government provides rules that keep cannabis out of the hands of children and youth, and keep our roads safe.  Ontario will have laws in place about how, where and who can buy and possess cannabis in the province.  The Lambton...
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LKDSB and SCCDSB to share $76,000 from Noelle’s Gift

October 15, 2018
​ The Noelle's Gift foundation has donated a total of $76,000 to the Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic district school boards to support students and families in need. "We appreciate the ongoing support of the family of Noelle Paquette and Noelle's Gift for students and families in need," says Jim...
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LKDSB Invites Community Organizations/Associations to Apply to Serve on the Special Education Advisory Committee

October 11, 2018
​On behalf of the Trustees of the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB), community organizations/associations are invited to submit a letter of application nominating an individual (and one alternate) to serve on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for a four-year period, beginning February 2019. SEAC is a statutory committee of the...
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LKDSB Presents Pupil Accommodation Report 2018/2019 to Trustees

October 09, 2018
​ Lambton Kent District School Board Senior Administration presented the Pupil Accommodation Report 2018/2019 to Trustees at the October 9, 2018 Board Meeting. In compliance with the LKDSB's regulation and Ontario Ministry of Education directions, Senior Administration presented the LKDSB's current and future enrolment demographics, financial considerations and school site information...
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LKDSB Trustees review re-envisioned design of CKSS at Oct. 9 Board Meeting

October 09, 2018
​ Lambton Kent District School Board Trustees reviewed an approximately $18 million re-envisioned design for Chatham-Kent Secondary School to modernize the learning spaces, as well as increase opportunities for collaboration and engagement. The re-envisioning exercise includes a five-year, phase-in construction process that will include a new cafeteria; learning commons; theatre; fitness...
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LKDSB Celebrates Staff and Volunteers on Oct. 5

October 02, 2018
​The Lambton Kent District School Board celebrates those who dedicate their time to support student success during Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day, held on Oct. 5. “We greatly appreciate the daily dedication of our staff and volunteers who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to promoting student achievement,” said Chair Elizabeth Hudie. “On...
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Tilbury Area Public School and Tilbury District High School open today

October 01, 2018
Tilbury Area Public School and Tilbury District High School are open to students and staff today (Monday, Oct. 1).
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UPDATE: Tilbury District High School and Tilbury Area Public School closed Sept. 26-27

September 26, 2018
​Tilbury District High School and Tilbury Area Public School will remain closed to students and staff on Thursday, Sept. 27 in order to clean-up the areas impacted by flooding in the buildings. Both schools were closed today (Wednesday, Sept. 26) due to flooding in the buildings and a power outage in the...
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Tilbury District High School and Tilbury Area Public School closed today (Sept. 26) due to flooding and power outage

September 26, 2018
Due flooding in the buildings and a power outage in the area, Tilbury District High School and Tilbury Area Public School will be closed to students and staff on Wednesday, Sept. 26. In addition, all bus routes for Tilbury District High School and Tilbury Area Public School will be cancelled for the...
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Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 25, 2018
​ To Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers of Students in the Lambton Kent District School Board: The Lambton Kent District School Board is committed to providing safe learning environments for all students, staff, school visitors, and community members.  When a student behaves inappropriately, principals will most often employ progressive discipline strategies to...
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LKDSB commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 27

September 25, 2018
​ Although Orange Shirt Day is officially held on Sept. 30, the Lambton Kent District School Board commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 27 to honour the survivors of residential schools, as well as the children and young people who never returned home. We encouraged staff and students to wear orange...
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Share Your Concerns

September 21, 2018
​The Lambton Kent District School Board is committed to providing the best quality learning opportunities for all students. From time to time there may be a misunderstanding, a lack of communication, or a serious situation that needs to be addressed. When this happens everyone must work together to resolve the issue. If...
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LKDSB releases 2017-2018 EQAO results

September 19, 2018
​ The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) continues to focus on improving academic outcomes in the areas of literacy and mathematics, following the release of the 2017-2018 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) results on Sept. 19. LKDSB's EQAO results have remained relatively stable in the LKDSB since 2016-2017. LKDSB...
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LKDSB provides update on Great Lakes Secondary School renovation

September 11, 2018
​Lambton Kent District School Board's (LKDSB) Senior Administration has informed the Great Lakes Secondary School community that it is anticipating the opening of the permanent site to be September 2019. The LKDSB continues to have regular contact with the site contractor, Jasper Construction Corp. Although construction on the site progressed throughout...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians re: Health and Physical Education Curriculum

September 11, 2018
​Dear Parents/Guardians, As you are aware, the Ontario Government has directed all school boards to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Grades 1-8. The 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum will continue to be taught in secondary schools. The Ministry of Education is planning a comprehensive consultation...
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Student Accident Insurance - Voluntary Purchase

September 04, 2018

The Lambton Kent District School Board does not provide insurance coverage to students for accidents occurring at school or during school activities (i.e. athletics, field trips, etc.).  For your convenience, the Board has made arrangements for families wishing to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance. Plans are available through the Kids...