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

July 26, 2018
​Dear 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)...
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LKSSAA athletic activities cancelled today (May 28)

May 28, 2018
​In 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...
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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), ​due 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....
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LKDSB Celebrates ‘Equity in Action’ During Education Week, May 7-11

May 03, 2018
​ 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...
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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...
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Important message from Director Jim Costello

April 06, 2018
​Dear 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...
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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...
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Update re: Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP)

March 02, 2018
​The 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...
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Become a Student Trustee

February 28, 2018
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...
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Message from Director Jim Costello

February 15, 2018
​We 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...
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Ministry of Education Announces $27.4 million to Build New Kindergarten to Grade 12 School in Forest

January 24, 2018
​ The Ministry of Education announced a $27.4 million investment in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) today to build a new Kindergarten to Grade 12 school in Forest and provide 24 new child care spaces. Deb Matthews, MPP London North Centre, announced the capital funding for the new school...
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Memo regarding inclement weather during exams

January 11, 2018
​The 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...
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Update on College Labour Disruption - Nov. 20, 2017

November 20, 2017
​On 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...
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Update on College Labour Disruption - Nov. 16, 2017

November 16, 2017
​Following a vote on Nov. 14–16, 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...
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Update for students re: St. Clair and Lambton College labour disruption (Oct. 16, 2017)

October 16, 2017
​Ontario'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...
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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...
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Dr. Dean Kriellaars Presents "Can Physical Activity Promote Emotional Development?"

October 11, 2017
​Please 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...
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Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 28, 2017
​ 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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Student Accident Insurance available for voluntary purchase

September 06, 2017
​ 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™...
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The LKDSB on the Go App will be discontinued as of Sept. 1, 2017

August 31, 2017
​The 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...
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Host an International Student!

August 07, 2017
​Contact the Canadian Homestay Network if you are interested.  http://canadahomestaynetwork.ca/for-hosts/
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Provincial government changes to drinking water regulations for schools, effective July 1

June 14, 2017
​The 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...
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Share your thoughts on proposed focus areas for accessibility standards for education

May 31, 2017
​The 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...
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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
​The 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, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework . This survey is intended to capture the successes and help to identify promising practices and opportunities...
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RelayForLifeNLSS

April 25, 2017
​Cancer changes everything - so can you!  Join NLSS on May 26.  Noon to Midnight, students, teachers and community memb ers will be walking the track to raise awareness for cancer.
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Music Night

April 12, 2017
​ Join us for an evening of music on Thursday, June 1 at 7pm.
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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) - Free Tuition for Eligible Students

April 12, 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...
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Pre - Register During May

April 12, 2017
​Register for September 2017 by coming to the Main Office in May! Skip the lineups in August and enjoy the last week of summer. We will mail your timetable in mid-August.
Activity $30 Fee + Locker Rental $5 = $ 35
Cash or Point of Sale

Please note: Grade 9s will register...

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