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Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď December 13, 2019 3:20 p.m.

December 13, 2019
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike, involving a one-day, full withdrawal of services, on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, unless a settlement is reached prior to this...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď December 6, 2019 3:10 p.m.

December 06, 2019
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is aware that at other school board locations across the province, members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will participate in a legal strike, involving a one-day full withdrawal of services, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, unless a settlement is reached prior...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď December 4, 2019 3 p.m.

December 04, 2019
‚ÄčReminder: All secondary schools and programs are open to students on Thursday, December 5, 2019.
Please continue to visit the LKDSB website regularly for update-to-date information regarding contract negotiations: www.lkdsb.net

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Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď December 4, 2019 12:30 a.m.

December 04, 2019
‚ÄčThe Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) has confirmed its members will join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike, involving a one-day, full withdrawal of services, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board secondary schools or any programs currently under the supervision...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď December 3, 2019 9 p.m.

December 03, 2019
‚ÄčContract negotiations between the Ministry of Education, the Ontario Public School Boards' Association and Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) are ongoing and the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is hopeful a fair agreement can be reached, and the full, one-day strike action on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 will be...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď November 29, 2019 2:10 p.m.

November 29, 2019
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike, involving a one-day, full withdrawal of services, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, unless a settlement is reached prior to this...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď November 28, 2019 6:15 p.m.

November 28, 2019
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike, involving a one-day full withdrawal of services, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, unless a settlement is reached prior to this...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď November 22, 2019 11:30 a.m.

November 22, 2019
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike, involving a partial withdrawal of services, effective Tuesday, November 26, 2019, unless a settlement is reached prior to this date....

Buses in all zones cancelled this morning (Nov. 19) due to fog

November 19, 2019
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled this morning (Tuesday, Nov. 19) due to fog conditions, but will run as normal this afternoon. All schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.


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LKDSB Raising Awareness about Bullying Nov. 18-22

November 15, 2019
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 18-22, 2019 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...

‚ÄčSchool buses cancelled today (Nov. 12)

November 12, 2019
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton are cancelled today (Nov. 12) due to road and weather conditions. All schools will remain open.
Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

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Message to parents/guardians regarding drinking water testing

November 11, 2019
‚ÄčThe health and safety of our students, staff and visitors to our buildings is a top priority for the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). The LKDSB is committed to ensuring its facilities are compliant with Ministry regulations regarding drinking water testing. Any areas of concern are addressed in accordance with...

LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 4-8

November 01, 2019
  The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) commemorates Treaties Recognition Week on November 4-8, 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 will be focused on increasing awareness and understanding...

Join CLASS in Celebrating National School Bus Safety Week October 21-25, 2019

October 22, 2019
‚Äč Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) encourages parents, students, school staff and motorists to recognize the importance of school bus safety within our communities.
School Bus Driver Appreciation Day, which is also a nationally recognized observance, on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.  CLASS encourages children and parents to say a special...

Message from Director John Howitt regarding drinking water testing

October 11, 2019
The health and safety of students, staff and visitors in Lambton Kent District School Board buildings is a top priority. Under Regulation 243/07, school boards and child care providers are required to flush the plumbing in schools and child care centres; sample and test the drinking water for lead content; as...

School Climate Survey results now available

October 08, 2019
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has released board-wide and individual school results from the School Climate Survey conducted April 1-12, 2019. The survey gathered input from students in Grades 4-12, staff and parents/guardians to assist with planning programs and decision-making related to supporting safe and inclusive school environments.
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Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

October 07, 2019
‚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 community,...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 6, 2019 (9:20 p.m.)

October 06, 2019
Today, the Ministry of Education and the trustees' association announced they have reached a tentative provincial agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools and facilities will be open to students on Monday, October 7, 2019. We thank you for...

LKDSB celebrates staff and volunteers on Oct. 4

October 04, 2019

‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) celebrates those who dedicate their time to support student success during Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day on Friday, October 4. At the 44th Session of the International Conference on Education, a United Nations agency declared Oct. 5 as World Teachers' Day. In...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 3, 2019 (1:30 p.m.)‚Äč

October 03, 2019
‚Äč On October 2, 2019, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced that they would begin a legal full withdrawal of services (strike action) in Ontario schools beginning on Monday, October 7, 2019 unless there is progress at the central bargaining table with the Ministry of Education and...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 2, 2019 (3:30 p.m.)

October 02, 2019
‚ÄčToday, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced that they would begin a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in Ontario schools beginning on Monday, October 7, 2019 unless there is progress at the central bargaining table. Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is currently assessing the impact...

Update regarding CUPE contract negotiations

October 02, 2019
‚ÄčOn Wednesday, October 2, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario announced that in the absence of a negotiated settlement, its members will escalate labour sanctions to include a full strike at Ontario school boards, effective Monday, October 7, 2019. The Lambton Kent District School Board is currently reviewing what the impacts...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

October 02, 2019
‚Äč 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...

Update from CLASS regarding Community Use of Schools permits

October 01, 2019
‚ÄčChatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) has been notified by the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) and St. Clair Catholic District School Board (SCCDSB) that members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Locals 1238 & 4168 have joined their colleagues across the province in implementing labour sanctions against...

LKDSB releases 2019 School Climate Survey results

September 27, 2019

‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has released board-wide results from the School Climate Survey conducted April 1-12, 2019. The survey gathered input from students in Grades 4-12, staff and parents/guardians to assist with planning programs and decision-making related to supporting safe and inclusive school environments.
A total of...

Message from Director Howitt regarding an update on contract negotiations

September 26, 2019
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians, The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1238 will join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike, which includes a partial withdrawal of services, effective Monday, September 30, 2019. However, contract negotiations between...

LKDSB commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

September 23, 2019

‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) joins school boards across the province in commemorating Orange Shirt Day on September 30 to acknowledge and honour the survivors of residential schools, as well as the children and young people who never returned home. We encourage staff and students to wear an...

Message on behalf of Director John Howitt

September 03, 2019

Welcome back for the 2019-2020 school year! I hope you had an opportunity to relax this summer with family and friends. I am excited to begin as Director of Education and I look forward to visiting schools and meeting students, staff and families as I learn more about our unique...

Service Disruption: All Lambton Kent District School Board locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2

August 29, 2019
All Lambton Kent District School Board locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for Labour Day.
All locations will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Service Disruption - Phone services at all LKDSB locations will be unavailable on August 21, 2019 at 3:30-7:30 p.m.

August 08, 2019

Please be advised there will be a phone service disruption at all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) locations on Wednesday, August 21 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. due to a system upgrade. During this time, all inbound and outbound calls will be unavailable.
Should you need to contact the LKDSB during this...

Secondary Administrative Changes for the 2019 - 2020 School Year

July 25, 2019
‚ÄčDue to some recent administrative appointments, the following secondary school administrative changes will be in effect as of September 1, 2019:

Secondary Principals

    Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School: Derek Stenton
    Great Lakes Secondary School: Jim Stewart

Secondary Vice-Principals

    Lambton Central Collegiate & Vocational Institute: Scott Watson
    Northern Collegiate Institute & Vocational School: Nathan Jeffrey
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Students and Families Enrolled in Student Accident Insurance Program

June 05, 2019
DISCONTINUATION OF KIDS PLUS‚ĄĘ ACCIDENT INSURANCE PROGRAM
This is to inform you that the Kids Plus‚ĄĘ Accident Insurance Program will be discontinued effective with the 2019-2020 school year.
iA Financial Group (distributor of Kids Plus‚ĄĘ) has stated that all policies currently in force for the 2018-2019 school year will...

LKDSB Pride: Supporting LGBTQ+ Communities

May 22, 2019
‚Äč The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. In accordance with the Ministry of Education's commitment to student achievement and well-being, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is joining school boards throughout the province in supporting the LGBTQ+ community with the display of the Pride...

Memo regarding inclement weather during OSSLT

March 22, 2019
‚ÄčWednesday, March 27 is the date all secondary schools across Ontario are scheduled to administer the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). EQAO, as well as the Lambton Kent District School Board, will be monitoring weather forecasts in the days leading up to the administration of the test to anticipate any...

Letter to parents/guardians re: Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP) Update

March 07, 2019
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians, As you may be aware, the LKDSB Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP) has been under review for several years. As a result of this ongoing review, Senior Administration has decided to reconfigure TELP for the 2019-2020 school year, based on current budget constraints and anticipated further Ministry funding reductions....

All LKSSAA games cancelled tonight (Feb. 13) due to inclement weather

February 13, 2019
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent Secondary School Athletic Association‚Äôs (LKSSAA) Executive, in coordination with secondary principals, has decided to cancel all games tonight (Feb. 13) due to weather-related concerns. We understand this will have a direct impact on Boys‚Äô Basketball playoffs, however these games will be rescheduled and future dates will be communicated...

All school buses running today (Feb. 13) in Zones 1-8

February 13, 2019
‚ÄčAll school buses in Zones 1-8 are running today (Feb. 13). CLASS is experiencing technical difficulties with its transportation website, however updates on bus delays are available on the MySBI app. CLASS is working to resolve the issues with its website. Download the MySBI app for up-to-date school bus information.

UPDATE: All Lambton Kent District School Board locations are closed today

February 12, 2019
‚ÄčBased on updated information, the Lambton Kent District School Board is closing all locations, including schools, the Chatham and Sarnia Education Centres, and the Adult and Continuing Education Centre in Chatham and Sarnia today (Feb. 12) due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All daycare facilities located within schools are also closed today.

‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Feb. 6) due to poor road conditions

February 06, 2019
School buses in all zones (Zones 1-8) are cancelled today (Feb. 6) due to poor road conditions. All schools will remain open.

Kindergarten registration at the following schools will continue as scheduled from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Queen Elizabeth II Public School - Chatham
Victor Lauriston Public School
Winston Churchill Public...

Black History Month

February 01, 2019
‚Äč Black History is annually celebrated during the month of February, but the role of African Canadians in our history and society is embedded in Lambton Kent District School Board curriculum throughout the year. In addition to activities promoted during the month of February, LKDSB students, families and staff members are...

Travel for Credit - Registration Open

January 29, 2019
‚Äč Registration for the Summer 2019 Civics and Careers opportunity is now open.  Students enrolled in the course earn both 0.5 credits and travel to Ottawa, Montreal and New York City.  The online portion of the course runs for the month of July, with travel July 20 th ‚Äď 26 th...

School buses in Zones 1-4 cancelled today (Jan. 29) due to road conditions

January 29, 2019
School buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Jan. 29) due to poor road conditions. Buses in all other zones are running and all schools will remain open.

Secondary exams at all Sarnia-Lambton secondary schools will be cancelled for the day and the exam schedule will be pushed back one day...

Memo regarding inclement weather during exams

January 23, 2019
The Lambton Kent District School Board and the St. Clair Catholic District School Board have developed the following plan, which is to be followed in the event of disruptions to the examination schedule, due to inclement weather.   ‚Äč Exams ‚ÄĘ  In the event that inclement weather forces the cancellation of...

School buses cancelled today (Jan. 23)

January 23, 2019
‚Äč‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton are cancelled today due to poor road conditions. All schools will remain open. Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

School buses cancelled today (Jan. 21)

January 21, 2019
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton are cancelled today due to poor road conditions. All schools will remain open. Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

Become a member of Special Education Advisory Committee

November 23, 2018
‚ÄčCommunity organizations/associations are invited to apply to serve on the Special Education Advisory Committee. Interested applicants must submit a nomination form and letter by 4 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2018. Click here to learn more about the criteria and the application process. To obtain a copy of the Nomination Form, please contact Lori Gall...

LKDSB Raising Awareness about Bullying Nov. 19-23

November 19, 2018
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, November 19-23, 2018 to help promote safe, welcoming and inclusive learning and work environments. During this week, students, staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being....

Ontario government hosting additional Telephone Town Hall sessions for provincial consultations

November 15, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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...

Letter to parents/guardians regarding Responsible Use of Technology

November 14, 2018
Dear Parent / Guardian, If your child is currently registered in one of Grades 7 to 10 at the LKDSB ‚Äď 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...

LKDSB and St. Clair Catholic to host ‚ÄúExperience the Trades‚ÄĚ Event November 14 and 15

November 12, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

November 08, 2018
‚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 community,...

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...

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. ‚Äď...

Information for parents/guardians, students and staff regarding legalization of cannabis

October 16, 2018
‚ÄčWith 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...

LKDSB Invites Community Organizations/Associations to Apply to Serve on the Special Education Advisory Committee

October 11, 2018
‚ÄčOn 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...

LKDSB Celebrates Staff and Volunteers on Oct. 5

October 02, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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. ‚ÄúWe greatly appreciate the daily dedication of our staff and volunteers who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to promoting student achievement,‚ÄĚ said Chair Elizabeth Hudie. ‚ÄúOn...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 25, 2018
‚Äč 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...

LKDSB commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 27

September 25, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Colour Blast Run Walk and Roll

September 24, 2018
‚ÄčFriday's Colour Blast was a great success with money raised going to the HUB.  Thank you to all the staff, students and community groups for their participation and a special thanks to Mrs. Schoch and the Wellness students for organizing the day!

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...

Kids Plus Accident Insurance

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 Plus‚ĄĘ...

Attendance on Bus Cancellation days

August 29, 2018
‚Äč On school days when bus transportation is cancelled due to inclement weather the school is open and teachers are in their classrooms. Regular attendance is expected of students who do not use bus transportation and walk to school. Regular attendance procedures will be followed for non-bus students on bus cancellation...

Message from Chair Hudie and Director Costello re: Health and Physical Education Curriculum

July 26, 2018
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians, The Ontario government recently announced that the provincial Health and Physical Education curriculum from 1998 will replace the revised curriculum implemented in 2015. While we await the next steps from the Ministry of Education, we want to assure our school communities that the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB)...

LKSSAA athletic activities cancelled today (May 28)

May 28, 2018
‚ÄčIn the interest of student safety, LKSSAA Executive has decided to cancel athletic activities today (Monday, May 28). This decision is based on the special weather statement issued by Environment Canada. All games will be rescheduled by convenors as soon as possible. SWOSSAA has been contacted and will be rescheduling games...

LKSSAA activities cancelled Friday, May 25 due to smog and poor air quality

May 25, 2018
All LKSSAA activities are cancelled today (Friday, May 25), ‚Äčdue to an Environment Canada smog and air health advisory. Student safety is a top priority for the LKSSAA Executive and the Lambton Kent District School Board.  Convenors will work with schools to reschedule the activities. Should you have any questions, please contact your school principal....

LKDSB Celebrates ‚ÄėEquity in Action‚Äô During Education Week, May 7-11

May 03, 2018
‚Äč The Ministry of Education has declared the week of May 7 to May 11 as Education Week across Ontario. In accordance with the Ministry's theme, the Lambton Kent District School Board's (LKDSB) theme for this year is "Equity in Action!" Events and activities will be held across the LKDSB, which highlight...

Message from Director Costello re: Humboldt tragedy

April 09, 2018
We are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the bus accident involving youth from Humboldt, Saskatchewan. We recognize this incident resonates locally, as our students are not isolated from media reports and conversations on social media. Our thoughts go out to students, parents, staff and community members who are impacted by this...

Important message from Director Jim Costello

April 06, 2018
‚ÄčDear Parents & Guardians, I am writing to update you on the recent social media posts regarding an alleged threat to student and staff safety at our schools. The Lambton Kent District School Board takes all alleged threats to students and staff safety seriously and have responded accordingly to ensure student...

LKDSB International Education Looking for Homestay Families

March 05, 2018
Next year LKDSB International Education Program hopes to welcome more international students into our school and our community.  We are looking for homestay families who wish to welcome students from China, Taiwan, Korea, Spain, and other countries for short stays or even for a semester or full year.  We are looking...

Update re: Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP)

March 02, 2018
‚ÄčThe integration of technology in the classroom is a priority for supporting student success and the promotion of innovative learning environments at the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). After careful consideration and community consultation, Senior Administration has decided to continue to the 1-to-1 Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP) program to...

Become a Student Trustee

February 28, 2018
‚Äč Full-time Lambton Kent District School Board secondary students are invited to apply to become a Student Trustee.
Student Trustees provide student voice on the LKDSB Board of Trustees. Elected Trustees will attend all Board Meetings and serve on the Student Senate.
NEW: Indigenous Student Trustee position
Students who...

Message from Director Jim Costello

February 15, 2018
‚ÄčWe are deeply saddened by the incident that occurred on February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people lost their lives and numerous others were injured as victims of a shooting. We all have a responsibility to help our students feel safe and work towards...

Happy Food Day Friday!

January 18, 2018

Cafeteria Menu Jan 15 to 20

January 12, 2018
‚Äč   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday     Cafe Mains       Tuna   Noodle   Casserole   Beef  Enchillada   w  Spanich  Rice   Swiss Steak   w Mash Pot.   & Veg       Poutine       Bahn Mi   Sandwich...

Memo regarding inclement weather during exams

January 11, 2018
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board has developed the following plan, which is to be followed in the event of disruptions to the examination schedule, due to inclement weather. Exams In the event that inclement weather forces the cancellation of buses in any of Zones 1 through 4; exams at all Sarnia-Lambton...

January 2018 Exam Master Schedule

January 10, 2018
Fri. Jan. 26   - Period A EXAM - Time           8:30 - 10:00 am                                   B Campbell         SCH4C1-01   50   C Elliott               ENG1P1-02    P4  A McLean            CHC2P1-01   40   Fri. Jan. 26   -   Period B EXAM - Time 12:00 - 1:30 pm S Baillie                 CGC1P1-01   62...

Menu Dec 11 to 15

December 08, 2017
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Announcements Nov 21

November 21, 2017
‚ÄčWellness - Anti-bullying Week bullying is a violation of human and child rights. you have the right to be safe!

Yearbook Ok AMSS you have one more day to put the finishing touches on your yearbook cover design and get it submitted before the deadline!! Good luck! Please bring submissions...

Update on College Labour Disruption - Nov. 20, 2017

November 20, 2017
‚ÄčOn November 19, the Ontario Government passed back to work legislation that required the legal strike by Ontario College Faculty (as represented by OPSEU) to be terminated through binding mediation-arbitration.  Dual Credit and SWAC Programs
All SWAC classes will resume at the respective colleges on Tuesday, November 21 and Dual Credit...

Update on College Labour Disruption - Nov. 16, 2017

November 16, 2017
‚ÄčFollowing a vote on Nov. 14‚Äď16, 2017, Ontario's college faculty (as represented by OPSEU) rejected the College Employer Council's contract offer. As a result Lambton Kent District School Board's Dual Credit Program continues to be suspended. SWAC Program
SWAC classes will continue at their alternate locations as outlined below:
Lambton College Secondary...

Announcements Wednesday Nov. 15

November 15, 2017
‚ÄčHello all ice hockey players.  We are looking for all students who are currently or have recently played organized ice hockey to make up our student team to play the teachers in the annual Staff vs Student Hockey game this Christmas. If you have experience and equipment please submit your name...

Announcements Monday Nov. 13

November 13, 2017
‚ÄčIntramurals Today is the last day to sign up for Intramural Volleyball! Team lists and schedule will be posted tomorrow, with games starting on Wednesday at lunch! All interested students AND teachers are welcome.
Yearbook Cover Contest The cover contest is on full force!  Get those artistic ideas onto paper...

Announcements Monday Nov 6

November 06, 2017
‚ÄčToday's Five Treaties Fast Facts are: 1. Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out the rights, responsibilities and relationships of First Nations people and the federal and provincial governments of Canada. 2. Treaties in Canada cover things such as: - payments of goods and cash - cession of First...

Cafeteria Menu Nov. 6 to 10

November 06, 2017
‚Äč   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday     Cafe Mains         Creamy   Baked Penne Pasta     Chicken   Fajitas     Cheeseburger & Fries     Pulled Pork Sandwich   w Potato Salad     East Indian Flat Bread    ...

Announcements Thursday, Nov. 2

November 02, 2017
‚ÄčIntramurals Today's Intramural Football Semi-final game between the Hurricanes and the Crimson Tide will be rescheduled to next MONDAY at lunch! There will be Open Gym today and tomorrow starting at 11:10.
Yearbook Cover Contest It's that time of year again! The yearbook cover contest is on. The theme is...

Announcements Wednesday, Nov 1

November 01, 2017
‚ÄčYearbook The polls are in for this year's yearbook theme! You asked and now we will deliver. This year's book will be inspired by the theme "Shooting for the Stars" . Thanks to all of the grade 12 students that voted. Remember this book is to encapsulate your highschool memories. Get...

Yearbook

October 31, 2017
‚ÄčThe polls are in for this year's yearbook theme!  You asked and now we will deliver. This year's book will be inspired by the theme "Shooting for the Stars" .  Thanks to all of the grade 12 students that voted.  Remember this book is to encapsulate your highschool memories.  Get involved!...

Announcements Thursday Oct. 19

October 19, 2017
‚ÄčDual Credit  A 'remind me' notification was sent out to Dual Credit students to let you know that Dual Credit has been cancelled for this week due to strike action at Lambton College. Please see Ms. Anger if you have any questions. Go Girls Program
The Go Girls Program has been...

Announcments Monday Oct. 16

October 16, 2017
‚ÄčGirl's Volleyball Tryouts for the girls' volleyball team will continue after school Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Intramurals Intramural Football action continues today at lunch with a game between the Hurricanes and the Crimson Tide. Kick-off is at 11:05!

Update for students re: St. Clair and Lambton College labour disruption (Oct. 16, 2017)

October 16, 2017
‚ÄčOntario's college faculty, as represented by OPSEU, has not reached a contract deal with the College Employer Council. As a result, all public colleges in Ontario are currently involved in a strike action as of Monday, Oct. 16, including St. Clair and Lambton College. Dual Credit Program As a result of...

Update for students regarding potential St. Clair and Lambton College labour disruption on Oct. 16

October 13, 2017
Ontario's college faculty (as represented by OPSEU) is currently engaged in contract talks with the College Employer Council.  At this point in time, a deal has not been reached. As such, Monday, October 16 has been set as the earliest time that a legal strike or lockout could potentially begin at all...

Cafeteria Oct 16 to 20

October 13, 2017
‚Äč   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday     Cafe Mains         Mac n‚Äô Cheese     Taco Tuesday     Lasagna   Chicken Fingers    & Fries     Cuban Sandwich   & Soup       Pizza         Cheese...

Announcements Oct 12

October 12, 2017
Intramural Football The season kicks off today at lunch with a game between the Buckeyes and the Wolverines! Game time is 11:05 sharp! If you aren't sure which team you are on, please check the team lists on the phys ed announcement board by the gym!

Dr. Dean Kriellaars Presents "Can Physical Activity Promote Emotional Development?"

October 11, 2017
‚ÄčPlease join Dr. Dean Kriellaars and both the Lambton Kent District School Board and St. Clair Catholic District School Board on October 25 at St. Patrick's Catholic High School and October 26 at Winston Churchill Public School from 6:30-8 p.m. to learn about the ABC's of physical activity and how it can...

Announcements October 11

October 11, 2017
Intramurals Any athletes interested in playing Intramural tough football are reminded to sign-up by the end of lunch today! Keep an eye out for team lists and the game schedule posted by the gym!
Picture Retakes Due to the Fog day and bus cancellations yesterday, picture retakes were postponed. The...

Announcements Oct 10

October 10, 2017
‚ÄčCross Country x-country practice for tuesday is cancelled.  x-country meet this week is cancelled.  practice will be wed & thurs after school. 

Cafeteria Menu October 10 to 14

October 10, 2017
‚Äč Oct. 9 - 13       Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday     Cafe Mains         Thanksgiving   Day     Baked Penne Pasta     Cheeseburger   & Fries     Honey-Lime Chicken   w Rice Pilaf & Veg   Buffalo...

Announcements Thursday Oct 5

October 05, 2017
‚ÄčTake Your Kids to Work Day Attention Grade 9 Students: Remember to bring back your Take Our Kids to Work Day permission forms to your Period B teacher as soon as possible!!
Intramural Touch Football Intramural Touch Football sign-ups continue today outside the gym. All students and teachers are welcome!...

Announcements Tuesday Oct 3

October 03, 2017
‚ÄčIntramural Baseball The Intramural Baseball Championship Game will be held today between the Mud Hens and the LumberKings. Game time is 11:05!  Touch Football  5 on 5 Touch Football Sign-ups are now available for interested athletes AND teachers. For more information, please take a look at the Gameplay and Rules sheet...

Announcements Monday Oct 2

October 02, 2017
‚ÄčVolunteer Opportunity Attention all students. Are you looking for Volunteer Hours? There are two opportunities available right now!! 1. The Inn of the Good Shepherd is looking for volunteers to help out with their Annual Food Drive. 2.The Cyber Seniors Group is looking for students to help teach seniors how to...

Cafeteria Menu Oct 2 to 6

September 29, 2017
    Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday     Cafe Mains         Pasta   Alfredo   Beef Enchiladas   w Spanish Rice   Pulled Pork Sandwich   & Pasta Salad   Butter Chicken    & Rice   Philly Steak Sandwich   & Soup  ...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 28, 2017
‚Äč 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...

Announcements Thursday Sept 28

September 28, 2017
Every Child Matters Here at AMSS, we are recognizing today, Thursday September 28th as Orange T-Shirt Day to recognize that Every Child Matters. Orange T-Shirt Day is a National Event Commemorating Residential Schools 150,000 Aboriginal Students 80 Schools across Canada Orange T-shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations People and non-First Nations...

Announcements Wednesday Sept 27

September 27, 2017
Spirit Day Please wear orange on Sept. 28 in support of reconciliation and residential school survivors. Happy Food Day Thursday Drop by Room 70 this Thursday at lunch time for all your Happy Food needs... Hotdogs & nachos with chili and cheese, fresh baked cookies and ice cold pop.
Cookies Fresh...

Announcements Sept. 26

September 26, 2017
Baseball!‚Äč Intramural baseball action continues today at lunch with the semi-final match-up between the Mud Hens and the River Bandits. The winner will face the 1st place LumberKings in the Championship Game on Thursday. In the event of a cancelled game, the semi final will move to Thursday, and the Championship...

Announcements Friday Sept. 22

September 22, 2017
Volunteer Expo‚Äč Are you looking for volunteer hours? The Lambton Mall is holding a Youth Volunteer Expo on Saturday Sept 23rd from 9:30 - 3:00. Your homeroom teacher has more information for you. Yearbooks Yearbook ia available for pick up in Room 75 at lunch. Intramural Baseball Intramural baseball action continues...

Announcement Thursday Sept. 21

September 21, 2017
Volunteer Expo‚Äč Are you looking for volunteer hours? The Lambton Mall is holding a Youth Volunteer Expo on Saturday Sept 23rd from 9:30 - 3:00. Your homeroom teacher has more information for you. Volleyball! Open gym will be cancelled today unless there are enough interested people. Please let Mrs. Colbran know...

Announcements Wed. Sept 20

September 20, 2017
Volunteer Expo‚Äč Are you looking for volunteer hours? The Lambton Mall is holding a Youth Volunteer Expo on Saturday Sept 23rd from 9:30 - 3:00. Your homeroom teacher has more information for you. Volleyball! There will be a volleyball open gym this Thursday after school for any interested staff or students...

Announcements Tuesday Sept. 19

September 19, 2017
Volunteer Expo‚Äč Are you looking for volunteer hours? The Lambton Mall is holding a Youth Volunteer Expo on Saturday Sept 23rd from 9:30 - 3:00. Your homeroom teacher has more information for you. Volleyball! There will be a volleyball open gym this Thursday after school for any interested staff or students...

Cafeteria Sept 18 to 22

September 18, 2017


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Cafe Mains


Baked Penne Pasta
Taco Tuesday Grilled Chicken Club w Potato Salad
Sloppy Joe & Fries
Rueben Sandwich & Soup

Pizza


Cheese
Ham & Cheese
Pepperoni
3 Cheese
Chef’s...

Announcements Monday Sep 18

September 18, 2017
Volunteer Expo‚Äč Are you looking for volunteer hours? The Lambton Mall is holding a Youth Volunteer Expo on Saturday Sept 23rd from 9:30 - 3:00. Your homeroom teacher has more information for you. Volleyball! There will be a volleyball open gym this Thursday after school for any interested staff or students...

Announcements Fri. Sept. 15

September 15, 2017
‚ÄčWeight Room weight room will be open at the start of lunch Intramural baseball  continues today at lunch with a game between the Mud Hens and the River Bandits. Game time is 11:05! Yearbooks Yearbooks will be available for pick up in  Swat Room 75 at lunch to hand out previous year...

Announcements Thurs. Sept 14

September 13, 2017
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Cafeteria Menu Sept 11 to 15

September 13, 2017
‚Äč ‚Äč Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday   Cafe Mains   Mac N' Cheese   Taco Tuesday   Buffalo Chicken Sandwich w Broccoli Salad Cheese Burger & Fries Chicken Stir Fry With Rice   Pizza   Cheese   Ham & Cheese   Pepperoni   3 Cheese   Special   Salad &...

Announcements Wed. Sept 13

September 13, 2017
Intramural baseball begins TODAY over the lunch break! Today's match-up is between the Mud Hens and the LumberKings. Game time is 11:05!
Cross Country x-country practice continues on Wednesday from 2:30 to 3:30

Library The IdeaLab is open today at the library! The IdeaLab will have something different...

Announcements Tues. Sept 12

September 12, 2017
‚ÄčVolleyball Any students interested in playing some volleyball are encouraged to come out after school today from 2:15 to 3:45.

ATTENTION Intermural Baseball Players

The game schedule and team lists are now posted! Please visit the Phys Ed announcement board by the gym to see which team...

Announcements Sept. 8

September 08, 2017
It’s spirit day today! So... did you wear your blue or yellow? If so put your name in the draw to win. The ballot box is in room 52 or resource. Yes… this time blue jeans do count! Also grade twelves think about becoming the 2017-18 president
This is a...

Student Accident Insurance available for voluntary purchase

September 06, 2017
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board does not provide 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 Plus‚ĄĘ...

The LKDSB on the Go App will be discontinued as of Sept. 1, 2017

August 31, 2017
‚ÄčThe LKDSB on the Go App will discontinued as of Sept. 1, 2017. No updates will be made to the app following this date. A survey of staff, students, parents and community members, was conducted to better understand the use of the LKDSB on the Go App and customer satisfaction to...

Provincial government changes to drinking water regulations for schools, effective July 1

June 14, 2017
‚ÄčThe Ontario government has made amendments to Ontario Regulation 243, which came into effect for schools in 2007 and is intended to reduce children's exposure to lead in drinking water. Effective July 1, 2017, amendments to the regulation make it necessary for samples to be collected and tested for lead content...

Share your thoughts on proposed focus areas for accessibility standards for education

May 31, 2017
‚ÄčThe Ministry of Education, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is soliciting public input on the potential scope of the Education Standard Development Committee, which will be established in the fall of 2017. The ESDC will be working towards developing an accessibility standard for education, under...

Ministry of Education conducting online survey and public engagement sessions regarding the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework

May 25, 2017
‚ÄčThe Ministry of Education is conducting an online survey to encourage feedback and inform the development of the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, M√©tis and Inuit Education Policy Framework . This survey is intended to capture the successes and help to identify promising practices and opportunities...

Showcase shines spotlight on AMSS

May 15, 2017
‚ÄčThanks to all that participated and attended our second annual Spring Showcase!  Great success! Read about it by clicking on the link below.
Spring Showcase Observer
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Cafe 23

April 25, 2017
‚ÄčOn May 4th, AMSS Hospitality students will be hosting their 2nd annual Cafe night.  The Specialist High Skills Major students, will prepare and serve a 3 course meal, showcasing the skills they have developed in the Hospitality SHSM program.  Tickets are limited but available at the school.

Prom 2017 - Contracts are available in the office

April 25, 2017
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CLASS Launches Free Mobile App ‚ÄúMySBI‚ÄĚ

April 20, 2017
‚Äč Getting information about school bus cancellations and delays just got a little bit easier.  Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS), which provides transportation services to students of the Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic district school boards, has launched a new mobile app that will provide subscribers with realtime notifications...

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) - Free Tuition for Eligible Students

April 09, 2017

If your child is currently in Grade 12, you should know that applications are now open for college and university programs. The last date for university applications is January 11th. College applications for the fall term should be submitted before February 1st.
Your child may benefit from financial assistance for...

Spring Showcase

April 09, 2017

‚ÄčMark your calendars... our annual Spring Showcase is coming up on Saturday, May 13th.

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1257 Michigan Ave, Sarnia, ON, N7S 3Y3
519-542-5294
Principal: Derek Stenton
Vice Principal: Marty Passmore
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