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CLASS Student Transportation for the 2021-2022 School Year

July 20, 2021
​ 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.

Wishing students and families a healthy and safe summer!

June 29, 2021

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
​ The ​Lambton 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
​ The ​​Lambton 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 Métis​ peoples.
On this day and throughout the year, the LKDSB honours the...

Message to the LKDSB community

June 08, 2021
​We 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
​Today, 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

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...

LKDSB celebrates Pride Month

May 31, 2021

The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. Lambton Kent District School Board joins 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 June. The...

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

May 31, 2021

On May 31, the Lambton Kent District School Board lowered its flags to half-mast to honour the lives of the 215 children whose remains were found at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
We recognize that the tragic news of the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at the site of...

COVID-19 Vaccine Available for Youth Ages 12-17

May 28, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Please see the attached letter from the Medical Officers of Health for Chatham-Kent and Lambton County below regarding the availability of vaccines for youth ages 12-17. A fact sheet from the Government of Ontario is also attached. Should you have specific health-related questions, please contact your local Public Health...

Update Regarding Provincial Stay-at-Home Order Extension and Schools

May 13, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

Today, the Ontario government announced an extension of the provincial Stay-at-Home Order to address the COVID-19 pandemic to June 2, 2021.

At this time, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary students are expected to continue with remote, teacher-led learning as previously outlined. The provincial government said data will...

LKDSB recognizes Asian Heritage Month in May

May 11, 2021


The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes Asian Heritage Month in May, which is an opportunity to reflect on the history and ongoing contributions of Canadians of Asian descent to support the growth and prosperity of Canada.

In support of the LKDSB’s Strategic Priority, “Inclusive Diversity: Champion anti-oppressive education,” the...

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

May 10, 2021

On May 17, 2021, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). As supported by LKDSB Trustees during the May 26, 2020 Board Meeting, the LKDSB joins organizations globally in recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) on...

Invitation for students to share thoughts on remote/online learning

May 05, 2021
Dear Parents/Guardians,

Student voice is so important in making decisions about the future of education in Ontario.
The Lambton Kent District School Board is assisting the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) to collect information about students’ experiences with remote/online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OPSBA wants to...

Reminder: April 21 Deadline for Virtual Learning Registration for 2021-2022 school year

April 19, 2021
We are looking forward to a safe return to in-person learning in September 2021. We want to remind families interested in registering their child for virtual learning for the 2021-2022 school year must complete the online registration form by Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Unless otherwise indicated, all students will be registered for...

Important Update re: Transition to remote learning April 19, 2021

April 13, 2021
​​Dear Students, Parent(s)/Guardian(s): 
  As you are likely aware, the Ontario Minister of Education has announced that Ontario elementary and secondary schools, including those in the Lambton Kent District School Board, will transition to remote teacher-led learning April 19, 2021. No face-to-face, in-person learning in school settings will occur during this...

Voluntary Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing

April 09, 2021
​In a further effort to combat the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, the Lambton Kent District School Board, St. Clair Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique Providence and Conseil scolaire Viamonde have added additional voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing clinics to the testing clinic schedule. These two additional clinics will run during...

Preparing for Spring Break and a safe return to school April 19

April 08, 2021
​Dear parents/guardians,
Thank you for continuing to follow the public health and safety measures that have kept schools open and safe for students and staff. It is our collective effort that continues to ensure your children can learn in the classroom. As per recent announcements, the province has implemented a provincewide...

Looking ahead to the 2021-2022 school year

April 01, 2021
​The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students and staff for in-person learning in September 2021. Our experience this year has reinforced that in-person learning best meets the needs of the majority of our students to remain engaged and be successful, as well as provides a...

Update Regarding Inclement Weather-related Bus Cancellations for Secondary Schools

March 16, 2021
​During the school year, there may be times when school buses are cancelled in particular zones or system-wide due to inclement weather. Effective immediately, if school bus transportation is cancelled in the bus zone where the school is located (see chart below) or cancelled system-wide due to inclement weather, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) secondary students attending the individual school, regardless of whether they ride a bus to...

March 22 deadline to request change in learning program

March 15, 2021
​Families wishing to transfer students between face-to-face learning and Learn at Home (or vice versa)  must notify their school by Monday, March 22  by noon (12 p.m.).  Please contact your  home school  and provide the following information by phone or email:  Student name; Learning model choice (face-to-face instruction or Learn at Home); and Phone number for school to follow-up. Students participating in...

Voluntary Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing to Begin in Sarnia March 14

March 11, 2021
​The Lambton Kent District School Board, St. Clair Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique Providence and Conseil scolaire Viamonde, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CKLASS), will be launching the voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing for students and school staff on Sunday, March 14 at Great Lakes Secondary School...

LKDSB lowers flags to half-mast March 11 to recognize the National Day of Observance for COVID-19

March 11, 2021
​Flags across Lambton Kent District School Board schools and Board locations are lowered to half-mast today (Thursday, March 11) in recognition of one-year from the day COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. COVID-19 has impacted, and continues to affect, all LKDSB students, staff,...

Update re: Voluntary Asymptomatic Testing for Students and Updated COVID-19 Daily Screening Tool

February 19, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
We want to inform you of recent updates from the provincial government in support of promoting the safe operation of schools. To continue to support our schools, students, staff and families, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and local Public Health officials, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB)...

School buses in all zones cancelled today (Feb. 16)

February 16, 2021
​School buses in all zones are cancelled today (Tuesday, Feb. 16) due to weather and road conditions. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.
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Important Update re: March Break postponed to April 12-16

February 12, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Thank you for your support for a smooth transition to in-person learning this week. As you may be aware, on Thursday, February 11, the Minister of Education announced that March Break, which was scheduled for March 15-19, 2021, has been postponed to a Spring Break on April 12-16, 2021....

Important Update re: Reporting Student Absences

February 08, 2021
​At the Lambton Kent District School Board, one of our greatest priorities is ensuring students have arrived safely at school every day. You may have received notification about your child's absence from our SchoolMessenger automated attendance messaging system. We will soon be adding a SchoolMessenger Parent/Guardian Reporting Tool for you to notify...

Important Reminders re: Return to In-Person Learning Monday, February 8

February 04, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): As you are aware, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary schools will return to in-person learning on Monday, February 8, 2021. LKDSB Virtual Learn at Home schools continue to operate on their regular schedule. We want to remind students and families about important health and safety...

Important Update re: Return to in-person learning on Monday, February 8

February 03, 2021
​Today, the Minister of Education announced that additional 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, February 8, 2021.
LKDSB Virtual Learn at Home schools continue to operate on their regular schedule. Click here...

Message regarding Black History/African Heritage Month and Black Lives Matter

February 01, 2021

The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) acknowledges the ongoing impacts of anti-Black racism in our communities, which cause harm, trauma, violence and the loss of Black lives. We know that the intersections of racism and other social and institutional inequalities result in the ongoing oppression and marginalization of the...

LKDSB students to continue with remote learning

January 28, 2021
​Today, the Ministry of Education announced that schools within four additional Ontario Public Health units will be permitted to open for in-person learning next week; however, this does not include local Public Health units and schools in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). LKDSB students are expected to continue with...

Update regarding students transferring between learning program delivery (in-person and Virtual Learn at Home)

January 26, 2021
Due to the current remote learning period, the transition for elementary students between in-person learning and Virtual Learn at Home will be delayed pending further information from the Ministry of Education on the return to face-to-face learning. At this time, elementary students will continue in the current learning program of delivery...

Update regarding the extension of the remote learning period

January 21, 2021
​As you are aware, the Ontario Minister of Education extended the remote learning period for elementary and secondary students in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). We received confirmation today from the Ministry of Education that the remote learning period has been extended up-to and including February 10, 2021. Further...

Remote Learning Extended for Elementary and Secondary Students

January 20, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Today, the Ontario Minister of Education extended the remote learning period for elementary and secondary students in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). The provincial announcement did not state the expected date for the return to in-person learning for schools within the LKDSB. We will share this information...

Update Regarding Provincial State of Emergency and Schools

January 13, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the Ontario government announced a provincial State of Emergency and stay-at-home order to address the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary students are expected to continue with remote, teacher-led learning as previously outlined until January 25,...

Important Update re: Extension of Elementary Remote Learning

January 07, 2021
​Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Thank you for your support this week as we transitioned to remote, teacher-led learning. The Ontario government has announced that all Ontario elementary schools will continue to participate in remote teacher-led learning Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 22, 2021. No face-to-face, in-person learning in school settings will occur...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

January 05, 2021
​Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding elementary and secondary student learning in January; financial relief for parents/guardians; and keeping schools safe in 2021. Read the letter here: English version/French version

Update: Cogeco Internet service disruption Jan. 5 resolved

January 05, 2021
LKDSB students and staff: For those who have Internet provided by Cogeco, LKDSB has been notified by Cogeco that they are experiencing network issues today (January 5) and are working on restoring service. Please continue to attempt connecting to your class throughout the day.
UPDATE: Cogeco has reported this issue...

January 12 deadline to request change in learning program

January 04, 2021
​Families wishing to transfer students between face-to-face learning and Learn at Home (or vice versa)  must notify their school by Tuesday, January 12  by noon (12 p.m.).  Please contact your  home school  and provide the following information by phone or email:  Student name; Learning model choice (face-to-face instruction or Learn at Home); and Phone number for school to follow-up. Students participating in...

Important Update re. Elementary and Secondary Student Learning in January 2021

December 22, 2020
Dear Students, Parent(s)/Guardian(s):  As you are likely aware, the Ontario Minister of Education has ordered that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools move to remote teacher-led learning January 4-8, 2021. No face-to-face, in-person learning in school settings will occur during this week. LKDSB Virtual Learn at Home schools will continue to operate on their regular schedule. On January...

Important reminders for a safe and healthy holiday break

December 18, 2020
​Dear parents/guardians, Thank you for your ongoing efforts which have made the school re-opening process possible, and for adhering to public health and safety measures that have ensured schools remain a safe place for our students and staff. The holidays are going to look a little different this year. We understand...

LKDSB Annual Organization Board Meeting rescheduled to Dec. 3

December 01, 2020
Due to anticipated inclement weather, the LKDSB Annual Organization Board Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Sarnia Education Centre.

School buses in Zones 1-7 cancelled today (Dec. 1), Zone 8 buses running as scheduled

December 01, 2020
​School buses in Zone 1-7 are cancelled today (Tuesday, Dec. 1) due to road and weather conditions. Buses in Zone 8 are operating as scheduled. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website​ or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

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Reminder: Nov. 17 virtual event with Dr. Karyn Gordon on "Building Confidence"

November 16, 2020
Parents and guardians are invited to join the Lambton Kent District School Board's Parent Involvement Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7-8:30 p.m. for a virtual presentation by leadership and relationship expert and author Dr. Karyn Gordon on “Building Confidence."  Pre-registration for the online event is not required. Join the presentation at http://tiny.cc/BuildingConfidence (password: LKDSB).  Learn...

LKDSB Participates in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week Nov. 16-20

November 13, 2020


The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 16-20, 2020 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 and well-being, as well...

LKDSB Launches Strategic Priorities 2020/21-2025/26 and Operational Plan for Implementation

November 11, 2020

​The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has launched its new Strategic Priorities for 2020/21-2025/26 to continue the LKDSB’s mission of Fostering Success for Every Student Every Day. The Strategic Priorities 2020/21-2025/26 are: Student Achievement & Well-Being: Advance high standards for innovative and responsive learning; Inclusive Diversity: Champion anti-oppressive education; Sustainable...

LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 2-6

October 30, 2020

​ The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) commemorates Treaties Recognition Week on November 2-6, 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...

LKDSB’s Parent Involvement Committee to host Nov. 17 virtual event on “Building Confidence”

October 29, 2020
​​ The Lambton Kent District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee is hosting an event for parents/guardians featuring leadership and relationship expert and author  Dr. Karyn Gordon . The presentation titled, “Building Confidence,” will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7-8:30 p.m.  
Pre-r egistration for the online event is...

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