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LKDSB Congratulates 2022 Recipients of Dr. Jack Parry and Stefanko Awards

June 29, 2022
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) celebrates the athletic and academic achievements of the 2022 recipients of the Dr. Jack Parry Award and Stefanko Award.

The awards honour secondary student-athletes from the Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton areas, respectively, who are outstanding in their athletic and academic achievements, as well...

Wishing students and families a safe and happy summer

June 28, 2022
‚Äč As we come to the end of June, we wish students and families a safe and happy summer break. Thank you for your understanding and kindness toward each other and to staff during another non-traditional school year. We are proud of the efforts of our staff this past year to...

Service Disruption Notice ‚Äď Sarnia Education Centre closed July 11-July 29, 2022

June 27, 2022
‚ÄčThe Sarnia Education Centre will be temporarily closed to the public Monday, July 11, 2022 to Friday, July 29, 2022 to allow for the completion of building upgrades. The Sarnia Education Centre is expected to reopen to the public on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.
The Chatham Regional Education Centre (476 McNaughton...

Register Today for Grades 7-10 Student Summer Workshops to Support Transition to Secondary School

June 23, 2022
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Students in Grades 7-10 are invited to register to participate in summer workshops held at secondary schools throughout the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) in July and August to support students to learn important skills for success at the secondary level.

Applied Behaviour Analysis Specialists will lead the day-long...

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

June 23, 2022
‚Äč The Trustees and staff of the Lambton Kent District School Board would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2022. LKDSB graduates have accomplished incredible things while navigating unprecedented changes over the past two years. We wish all graduating students the very best as they take their next steps in...

Register Your Child for Free Online Summer Reading Tutoring

June 17, 2022
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is excited to offer free online summer reading tutoring for LKDSB students in Kindergarten to Grade 4 to support students and families in July and August.

Students work one-on-one with a teacher for daily 20-minute blocks held weekdays throughout the three-week...

LKDSB Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

June 16, 2022
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. June is National Indigenous History Month, a time for all Canadians to reflect upon and learn the...

GLSS Welcomes Community to June 16 Den and Auditorium Grand Opening

June 13, 2022
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Great Lakes Secondary School and the Lambton Kent District School Board are excited to welcome members of the community to the grand opening of the Kim Henry - Gnaajwi Biidaabiniikwe (Beautiful Morning Woman) Room, also known as Owaanzhgan ‚Äď ‚ÄúThe Den‚ÄĚ and school auditorium on Thursday, June 16 at...

NCIVS Students Return to In-Person Learning Monday, June 13, 2022

June 09, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is committed to prioritizing the safety and well-being of students and staff and we are happy to welcome students back to in-person learning at Northern Collegiate Institute & Vocational School on Monday, June 13, 2022. On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, concerns were raised regarding...

NCIVS Students Moved to Remote Learning Thursday, June 9, 2022

June 08, 2022
‚ÄčIn consultation with the Sarnia Police Service, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has decided to close Northern Collegiate Institute & Vocational School to in-person learning to students on Thursday, June 9, 2022 due to concerns about disturbing messaging found at the school. All classes will move to a virtual...

Important update for LCCVI parents/guardians and students re: June 2 incident

June 07, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has made an arrest in connection with the June 2 incident involving Lambton Central Collegiate and Vocational Institute. The LKDSB appreciates the efforts of the OPP in its investigation and the cooperation of...

2022-23 Transportation Information

June 06, 2022
‚ÄčThis information is shared on behalf of CLASS Shared School Services:
Transportation details for the 2022-23 school year will be available after August 26, 2022.  Courtesy seat applications will be accepted starting August 8, 2022 at 10:00 am. Final Elementary seating assignments will be available on the portal after August...

LCCVI Return to In-Person Student Learning on Monday, June 6, 2022

June 03, 2022
‚Äč The priority for our school community remains the safety and well-being of all students and staff and we are happy to welcome our students back to in-person learning at Lambton Central Collegiate & Vocational Institute (LCCVI) on Monday, June 6, 2022. On Thursday, June 2, 2022, concerns were raised regarding...

LCCVI closed June 3, 2022 due to police concerns regarding potential threat

June 02, 2022
June 3, 2022‚Äč In consultation with the Ontario Provincial Police Service, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has decided to close Lambton Central Collegiate and Vocational School to in-person learning to students on Friday, June 3 due to concerns about a potential threat at the school. All classes will move...

Service Disruption Notice: Power outage at multiple LKDSB schools (June 1, 2022)

June 01, 2022
‚ÄčThere is currently a temporary power outage at the following Lambton Kent District School Board locations (Wednesday, June 1, 2022):
H.W. Burgess Public School
Indian Creek Road Public School
John McGregor Secondary School
Tecumseh Public School
Wallaceburg District Secondary School‚Äč
Please note: The schools remain open. Phone and Internet services are currently...

LKDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June 01, 2022

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time for all Canadians to reflect upon and learn the history, sacrifices, cultures, contributions and strength of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people.
LKDSB will be recognizing June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day. On this day and throughout the year, we...

LKDSB celebrates Pride Month

May 25, 2022
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The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) join s school boards throughout the province in supporting the LGBTQ+ community with the display of the Pride Flag on flagpoles at all school and Board locations throughout the month of...

Service Disruption Notice: Power outage in Tilbury area (May 19, 2022)

May 19, 2022
‚ÄčThere is currently a temporary power outage in the Tilbury area (Thursday, May 19, 2022), which is impacting Tilbury Area Public School and Tilbury District High School. Note: Both schools remain open. Phone and Internet services at the schools are currently unavailable. In the case of an emergency, please contact the Lambton Kent District School Board...

GLSS Grand Opening of ‚ÄúThe Den‚ÄĚ and Auditorium

May 19, 2022

Save the Date: Great Lakes Secondary School Grand Opening of “The Den" and Auditorium on Thursday, June 16
On behalf of the Lambton Kent District School Board and Great Lakes Secondary School, you are invited to attend the grand opening of the Kim Henry - Gnaajwi Biidaabiniikwe (Beautiful Morning...

LKDSB recognizes May 17 - International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 04, 2022

On May 17, 202 2 , the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). On this date, LKDSB celebrate s sexual and gender diversities and denounces discrimination and violence experienced by LGBTQ+ people.   Everyone has a right to an education...

LKDSB recognizes Asian Heritage Month and Jewish Heritage Month in May

May 02, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes Asian Heritage Month and Jewish Heritage Month in May, which is an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the history and ongoing contributions of Canadians of Asian descent and Canadians of Jewish heritage and culture to support ing the growth and prosperity of...

LKDSB Celebrates Education Week May 2-6

April 28, 2022
‚Äč Education‚Äč‚Äč Week 2022
‚Äč‚ÄčWe invite you to visit our schools as they celebrate Education Week May 2-6, 2022.  

Education Week Mes‚Äčsa‚Äčge from D‚Äčirector John Howitt   The Ministry of Education has declared the week of May 2-6, 2022 as Education Week across Ontario. The Lambton Kent...

Local Bus Operators are Hiring

April 27, 2022
The following information is distributed on behalf of Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS):
Looking for a great job? Local bus operators are hiring. Visit the CLASS website to learn how to become a school bus driver.


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LKDSB Senior Administration Presents 2022 Capital Plan to Trustees

April 27, 2022
Senior Administration presented the 2022 Capital Plan to Trustees at the Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 26. The Capital Plan provides an update to community partners on the status of the Lambton Kent District School Board’s (LKDSB) school conditions and demographics.

The total enrolment for the LKDSB in the 2021-2022...

Ontario Improving School in Camlachie

April 25, 2022
Province supports the creation of new student and childcare spaces at Errol Village Public Elementary School
The Ontario government is investing $3.8 million in the Lambton Kent District School Board to for an addition at the Errol Village Public School, helping working families in Camlachie. This investment, announced by Bob...

UPDATE: Power restored at East Lambton Elementary School (12:40 p.m.)

March 28, 2022
‚ÄčElectricity has been restored at East Lambton Elementary School.
Earlier today (March 28), the school experienced a temporary power outage.

Service Disruption Notice: Power outage at East Lambton Elementary School (March 28, 2022)

March 28, 2022
‚ÄčThere is currently a temporary power outage at East Lambton Elementary School (Monday, March 28, 2022), but the school remains open. As such, phone and Internet services are currently unavailable. In the case of an emergency, please contact the Lambton Kent District School Board at 519-336-1500. Local service providers are currently...

Deadline extended to April 8 for Count Me In LKDSB Student Demographic Data Census

March 25, 2022
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is extending the deadline for completion of the Count Me In LKDSB Student Demographic Data Census to April 8, 2022. The Count Me In LKDSB Student Census is voluntary and confidential and will allow us to collect information to better understand our...

Reminder: March 25 Deadline for Virtual Learning Registration for 2022-2023 school year

March 21, 2022
‚ÄčWe are looking forward to a safe return to in-person learning in September 2022. We want to remind families interested in registering their child for virtual learning for the 2022-2023 school year that they must complete the online registration form by March 25 . Unless otherwise indicated, all students will be...

Supporting a safe return to school Monday, March 21

March 10, 2022
‚ÄčWe hope that students and families have a safe and restful March Break. In follow-up to the provincial public health announcement on March 9, 2022, we wanted to share further information to support the safe return to schools on Monday, March 21, 2022.‚Äč
What to expect upon the return to school...

Update regarding provincial public health masking mandate

March 09, 2022
Today, the provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health announced that the mandatory masking requirement for Ontario schools, including elementary and secondary schools in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) will be removed on March 21.
Click here to read the Statement from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health. During the...

Looking ahead to the 2022-2023 school year

March 04, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students and staff for in-person learning in September 2022. Our experience throughout the past couple of years has reinforced that in-person learning best meets the needs of the majority of our students to remain engaged and be successful, as...

School Boards Collaborate on Green Team Initiative Through CLASS

March 03, 2022

An exciting new initiative is underway to help schools of the Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic district school boards educate, inspire and empower school communities to become more environmentally friendly.  The Green Team initiative is being organized and led by Taylor Maris, Energy & Environmental Coordinator for the boards' shared...

Updates regarding Vaccination for Indoor Athletics and March Break Travel Reminders

March 03, 2022
‚ÄčDear parents/guardians and students, As new information is shared locally and provincially regarding Public Health guidelines for schools and the community, we want to make sure that you are informed of changes as they related to your school communities. Vaccination for Indoor Sports ‚Äď Athletes, Spectators, Coaches and Referees We continue...

Message on behalf of Director Howitt to the LKDSB community

February 25, 2022
‚ÄčWe are saddened to see the crisis in Eastern Europe and our thoughts are with our Ukrainian students and community members and the people of Ukraine. We know there are students and staff members who are directly or indirectly impacted by the current events and may be experiencing difficulty at this...

Information on behalf of Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health

February 22, 2022
‚ÄčThe following attached letter is distributed on behalf of Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health. Should you have any specific questions about this information, please follow-up directly with Chatham-Kent or Lambton Public Health.‚Äč Click here to read the letter from Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health.


School buses in all zones cancelled today (Feb. 18)

February 18, 2022
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Friday, Feb. 18) due to inclement weather and road conditions. All elementary schools are  open  to students. Reminder: All Lambton Kent District School Board secondary students attending secondary schools, regardless of whether they ride a bus to school or not, will engage in...

Keeping Students Safe: LKDSB recognizes Feb. 22 National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Canada

February 17, 2022
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On February 22, 2022, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Canada. This day is intended to increase awareness and education, and encourage action to address human trafficking in Canada. Locally, the LKDSB and the Government of Ontario are committed to keeping...

LKDSB launching 'Count Me In LKDSB' Student Demographic Data Census March 1-25, 2022

February 17, 2022

‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is launching the Count Me In LKDSB Student Census March 1-25, 2022 to collect information to better understand its students and school communities.
This voluntary and confidential survey will collect demographic information about students, such as race, ethnicity, language, religion, gender...

School buses in all zones cancelled today (Feb. 17)

February 17, 2022
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Thursday, Feb. 17) due to forecasted inclement weather and road conditions.
All elementary schools are  open  to students. Reminder: All Lambton Kent District School Board secondary students attending secondary schools, regardless of whether they ride a bus to school or not, will engage...

Land Purchase Finalized for Forest Area Kindergarten to Grade 12 School

February 16, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is pleased to announce closing on the purchase of land for the location of the new consolidated Kindergarten to Grade 12 school in the Forest area has been finalized.
The new school will be located on a site directly west of the Shores Recreation...

School buses in Zones 5 and 7 are cancelled today (Feb. 4) due to inclement weather

February 04, 2022
School buses in Zones 5 and 7 are cancelled today (Friday, Feb. 4) due to inclement weather and road conditions. School buses in all other zones are running as normal.
All elementary schools are open to students. Reminder: If buses are cancelled for the bus zone in which the school is...

School buses in all zones cancelled today (Feb. 3)

February 03, 2022
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Thursday, Feb. 3) due to inclement weather and road conditions.
All elementary schools are  open  to students. Secondary schools will be closed to students for in-person learning. Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

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School buses in Zones 1-7 cancelled today (Feb. 2) due to inclement weather

February 02, 2022
‚ÄčSchool buses in Zones 1-7 are cancelled today (Tuesday, Feb. 2) due to inclement weather. School buses in Zone 8 are running as normal.
All elementary schools are open to students. Reminder: If buses are cancelled for the bus zone in which the school is located, all Lambton Kent District School...

Message to the Lambton Kent District School Board community

January 28, 2022
‚ÄčC‚Äčlick on ‚ÄúRead More" to view an important letter to Lambton Kent District School Board families. January 28, 2022 Dear Lambton Kent District School Board Students and Families: I am writing to inform you that a former Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) teacher, Gillian Boere, was found guilty of sexual...

Registration Open for LKDSB Kindergarten Students

January 27, 2022
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is accepting registrations for Kindergarten students for the 2022-23 school year. Children who are four or five years old by December 31, 2022 are eligible to begin full-day Kindergarten in September.

LKDSB invites families in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton to register online‚Äč,...

Letter to parents/guardians from the Minister of Education

January 20, 2022
‚Äč‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding the return to in-person learning. Click on the following links to read the letter (English version/French version).

Important Update re: Return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17

January 12, 2022
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Today, the Minister of Education announced that Ontario schools, including elementary and secondary schools within the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB), will be permitted to reopen for in-person learning on Monday, January 17, 2022. LKDSB virtual learning programming continues to operate on its regular schedule. Click here to...

Update re: Transition to remote learning January 5, 2022

January 03, 2022
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s) and Students: The Ontario government has announced that Ontario elementary and secondary schools, including those in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB), move to remote teacher-led learning starting Wednesday, January 5 until Friday, January 14, 2022. Students registered in virtual learning programming will continue to operate on their...

Return to school for students delayed to Wednesday, January 5, 2022

December 30, 2021
‚ÄčDear Students, Parent(s)/Guardian(s): The Ontario government has announced a delayed return to school for students following the holiday break to Wednesday, January 5, 2022‚Äč for all elementary and secondary students, including those in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, there will be...

Voluntary take-home rapid antigen screening kits for students

December 16, 2021
‚ÄčIn an effort to promote a safer return to the classroom after the winter break, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Lambton Kent District School Board is providing voluntary take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every student participating in in-person learning.
The rapid antigen screening kits are intended for...

UPDATED: Aberarder Central School closed Dec. 16 due to temporary power outage

December 16, 2021
‚ÄčStudents at Aberarder Central School have been dismissed early on Thursday, December 16 due to a power outage in the area. Due to the power outage and the estimated time of restoration, Lambton Kent District School Board has decided to close the school to students for the day on Thursday, Dec....

Update regarding Secondary Second Semester

December 08, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians and Students, With the support of the Ontario Ministry of Education and in consultation with the Medical Officers of Health for Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton, the Lambton Kent District School boards has decided to return to offering four courses a day for Semester Two, beginning in February 2022. From an...

Important Notice: Riverview Central School closed Dec. 8 due to temporary power outage

December 08, 2021
‚ÄčStudents at Riverview Central School have been dismissed early on Wednesday, December 8 due to a power outage in the area. Due to the power outage and the estimated time of restoration, Lambton Kent District School Board has decided to close the school to students for the day on Wednesday, Dec. 8.
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Campbell, Robertson re-elected as leadership of LKDSB Board of Trustees

December 08, 2021
‚ÄčTrustees for the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) re-elected Randy Campbell as Chair and Derek Robertson as Vice-Chair of the Board during the Annual Organization Board Meeting held on December 7, 2021.

Campbell has served as a school board trustee since 2006 and was elected as Board Chair in 2020-2021....

Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

December 03, 2021
‚ÄčIn 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...

Important information for LKDSB parents/guardians

November 25, 2021
‚Äč The following information is distributed on behalf of Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario, Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health, and the Ministry of Education. Should you have any specific questions about this information, please follow-up directly with Public Health or your health care provider. Traveling Outside...

Lambton Kent District School Board and Occasional Teachers of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario ratify collective agreement

November 24, 2021
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) and the Occasional Teachers of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario have announced they have each ratified the collective agreement. 
“We are pleased to announce that we have ratified the collective agreement with the Occasional Teachers of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario and...

LKDSB Presents Pupil Accommodation Report 2021/2022 to Trustees

November 24, 2021

Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) Senior Administration presented the Pupil Accommodation Report 2021/2022 to Trustees at the November 23, 2021 Board Meeting.

In compliance with the LKDSB’s regulation and Ontario Ministry of Education directions, Senior Administration presented the report, which includes the LKDSB’s current and future enrolment demographics, financial considerations...

Important message to secondary parents/guardians and students

November 19, 2021
‚ÄčDear parents/guardians and students, As you may be aware, the Ministry of Education announced on Thursday, November 18, 2021 as part of ‚ÄúBuilding on Ontario's Plan to Keep Schools Safe and Open for In-person Learning" that Ontario school boards are permitted to resume regular timetabling of four courses a day for...

LKDSB Participates in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week November 22-26

November 19, 2021

The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22-26, 2021 to help promote safe, welcoming and inclusive learning and work environments.
During this week, students, staff and parents/guardians are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning...

Ministry of Education announces approval of land purchase for consolidated Kindergarten to Grade 12 school in Forest

November 08, 2021
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is excited to announce the Ministry of Education has approved the acquisition of land for the location of the new consolidated Kindergarten to Grade 12 school in the Forest area.

The new school will be located on a site directly west of the...

Flags lowered in recognition of Indigenous Veterans Day

November 08, 2021
‚ÄčFlags at locations across the Lambton Kent District School Board have been lowered to half-mast on Monday, November 8 in recognition of Indigenous Veterans Day.
On this day, we remember their service and sacrifice, and the freedoms they fought to preserve; along with their commitment to promoting peace throughout the world.
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Message to the Lambton Kent District School Board community

November 05, 2021
Click on ‚ÄúRead More" to view an important letter to Lambton Kent District School Board families.‚Äč November 5, 2021
Dear Lambton Kent District School Board Students and Families: I am writing to inform you that a former Great Lakes Secondary School teacher, Tyler Shaw, was found guilty of sexual assault and sexual...

Lambton Kent District School Board and Occasional Teachers of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario reach a tentative agreement

November 04, 2021
‚Äč‚ÄčOn November 3, 2021, the Lambton Kent District School Board and the Occasional Teachers of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario reached a tentative agreement.
The agreement is subject to ratification by both parties. Details will be available following ratification. “We are pleased to reach a tentative agreement with the Occasional...

LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 1-5

October 29, 2021
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) commemorates Treaties Recognition Week from November 1-5, joining school boards across the province in promoting education and awareness about treaty rights and treaty relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Ontario.

This year, the LKDSB Indigenous Education Team is continuing to focus on...

Reminder re: Inclement Weather-related Bus Cancellations for Secondary Schools

October 27, 2021
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
During the school year, there may be times when school buses are cancelled in particular zones or system-wide due to inclement weather. During the 2021-2022 school year, in the event school bus transportation is cancelled in the bus zone where the school is located (see chart below) or cancelled...

Important information re: Student athletes ages 12 years and older and coaching staff participating in indoor sports

October 26, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians, We are writing today to inform you of orders by the Medical Officers of Health for Lambton and Chatham-Kent, which have a direct impact on student athletes and coaches. Under the order, effective October 31, 2021, all student athletes, age 12 years and older, and coaching staff, who participate in...

Important Information for bus students and their families

October 26, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians,
As we continue to deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that each of us follows the health and safety protocols that are in place to help keep our students safe, both at school and on the bus.
It is especially important that our bus...

Important update re: Spectators at secondary school athletics

October 20, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians,‚Äč As follow-up to our October 4 letter and after careful review and planning, the Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic district school boards are pleased to welcome spectators to attend indoor extracurricular activities beginning on Thursday, October 21, 2021, with specific health and safety protocols in place.
Athletics...

CLASS Celebrates National School Bus Safety Week October 18-22, 2021 and Driver Appreciation Day October 20, 2021

October 13, 2021

Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) is encouraging parents/guardians, students, school staff and motorists to recognize the importance of school bus safety within our communities. In addition, CLASS is urging children and parents/guardians to say a special ‚Äėthank you‚Äô to the many dedicated bus drivers, who ensure students arrive safely...

Important message re: Spectators at secondary school athletics

October 05, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians,
We are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, school sports are returning to secondary school programing.  Athletics is an important part of the high school experience and we enthusiastically welcome its return.
However, the resumption of sporting events will come with some important new changes, as we work to...

LKDSB celebrates staff and volunteers on October 5

October 04, 2021
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) celebrates those who dedicate their time and efforts
to support students during Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, October 5.

At the 44th Session of the International Conference on Education, a United Nations agency declared October 5 as World Teachers’ Day. The...

LKDSB Capital Projects - Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program

September 27, 2021

The Lambton Kent District School Board appreciates the support of the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream ‚Äď Education Related Projects, as part of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program.
These projects are funded in part by the Government of Canada. Click here...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 22, 2021
‚ÄčTo 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 help...

LKDSB recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

September 22, 2021
‚Äč The Government of Canada has formally designated September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day will be federally observed to honour First Nations, Inuit and Metis survivors and their families and communities, and ensure the public commemoration of their history and the legacy of residential schools.
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LKDSB supports Welcome Week 2021

September 10, 2021
The Lambton Kent District School Board  (LKDSB)  is  pleased to participate in the Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton Welcome Week, September 10-19, 2021.   Welcome Week is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of immigrant newcomers, to connect them with services within the respective municipalities and to promote diversity in our communities. LKDSB...

Letter to parents/guardians from the Minister of Education

September 07, 2021
‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding the return to in-person learning. Click here to read the letter.‚Äč
Click here to read the LKDSB's Reopening and Operating Our Schools plan.

Looking forward to a safe 2021-2022 school year

September 03, 2021
Dear parents/guardians and students, 
We hope that you had an opportunity to rest, rejuvenate and reconnect with friends and family this summer. We are excited for the year ahead and look forward to the return of students for in-person learning, as well as those enrolled in virtual programming.  We have been busy planning for...

LKDSB Reopening and Operating our Schools Plan Now Available

August 19, 2021
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students for a safe 2021-2022 school year. LKDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen in September with a return to full-time, in-class learning with required COVID-19 safety measures. The LKDSB's plan for the return to school in September...

Registration Open for Students Interested in LKDSB Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate Program

August 18, 2021
‚ÄčThere is still time for secondary students interested in enrolling in the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program through the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) to register for the 2021-2022 school year.
The Personal Support Worker Program is a program held at Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School (AMSS) and Wallaceburg District Secondary...

Notice: Temporary Phone Service Disruption ‚Äď Friday, August 13

August 11, 2021
‚ÄčThere will be a temporary phone service disruption on Friday, August 13 at 10-10:30 a.m. due to a system update.
Should you need to contact the Lambton Kent District School Board during this time, you may use the Contact Us form or email info@lkdsb.net. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Planning underway for a safe return to school for the 2021-2022 school year

August 03, 2021
‚ÄčThe Ministry of Education has released its COVID-19: Health, safety and operational guidance for schools (2021-2022) and the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is currently reviewing the information and guidance outlined in the document to finalize plans for a safe reopening of schools in September 2021. Planning is...

CLASS Student Transportation for the 2021-2022 School Year

July 20, 2021
‚Äč Transportation details for the 2021-2022 School Year will be available after August 15. Courtesy seat applications will be accepted starting August 3. Final seating assignments will be available on the portal after August 31. Visit www.cklass.ca for more information.

LKDSB celebrates 2021 Stefanko Award recipients

June 30, 2021
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The Lambton Kent District School Board celebrates the athletic and academic achievements of the 2021 recipients of the Stefanko Award.
The award honours two secondary student-athletes from the Sarnia-Lambton area who are outstanding in their athletic and academic achievements and participate in extra-curricular activities.
Below are the award recipients...

Wishing students and families a healthy and safe summer!

June 29, 2021
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Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Thank you for your support throughout the 2020-2021 school year. To all parents and guardians, thank you for being partners in education as we faced challenges and celebrated successes with transitioning between in-person and remote learning, or supporting your child enrolled in virtual learning this year. This school...

Message to the LKDSB community from the LKDSB Chair and Director of Education

June 24, 2021
‚Äč The ‚ÄčLambton Kent District School Board is deeply saddened by the latest news of the horrific discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. The tragic news follows the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at the site of a...

LKDSB honours staff contributions, retirees in virtual ceremony

June 24, 2021

The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) will be honouring the outstanding achievements and significant contributions made by staff members during a special virtual event. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Employee Retirement and 25 Years of Service Recognition Ceremony was paused for the 2019-2020 school year. This year,...

Summer Mental Health and Well-Being Student Supports

June 23, 2021
‚Äč The ‚Äč‚ÄčLambton Kent District School Board is committed to supporting students' mental health and well-being. We recognize the COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for many students and families. As part of the ongoing efforts to support students' mental health and well-being and the transition back to school in September, LKDSB...

LKDSB Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

June 17, 2021

The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. This year is the national 25th anniversary of celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and M√©tis‚Äč peoples.
On this day and throughout the year, the LKDSB honours the...

Message to the LKDSB community

June 08, 2021
‚ÄčWe are deeply saddened and express condolences and support to members of the Muslim community following the tragic event of anti-Muslim hate which occurred in London, Ont.
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is committed to promoting positive, safe, and welcoming environments for all students, staff, parents/guardians, and visitors. In...

LKDSB students to continue with remote learning for remainder of 2020-2021 school year

June 02, 2021
‚ÄčToday, the Government of Ontario announced that students will continue to engage in remote, teacher-led learning for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed to students until the end of June. Read...

LKDSB Celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June 01, 2021
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June is National Indigenous History Month, a time for all Canadians to reflect upon and learn the history, sacrifices, cultures, contributions, and strength of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people. LKDSB will be recognizing June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day. June 21, 2021 is the national 25th anniversary...