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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 Celebrates Education Week May 2-6

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

Education Week Mes​sa​ge from D​irector John Howitt   The Ministry of Education has declared the week of May 2-6, 2022 as Education Week across Ontario. The Lambton Kent...

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

March 25, 2022

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
​We 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
​We 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.​
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
​The 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...

Updates regarding Vaccination for Indoor Athletics and March Break Travel Reminders

March 03, 2022
​Dear 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 – Athletes, Spectators, Coaches and Referees We continue...

Information on behalf of Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health

February 22, 2022
​The 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.​ 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
​School 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...

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

February 17, 2022

​ 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
​School 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
​The 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
​School 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
​School 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...

Registration Open for LKDSB Kindergarten Students

January 27, 2022

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​,...

Letter to parents/guardians from the Minister of Education

January 20, 2022
​​Ontario 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
​Dear 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
​Dear 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
​Dear 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​ 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
​In 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
​Students 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....

Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

December 03, 2021
​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...

Important information for LKDSB parents/guardians

November 25, 2021
​ 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 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
​The 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...

LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 1-5

October 29, 2021

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...

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

October 26, 2021
​Dear 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
​Dear 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...

COVID-19 Advisory – October 14, 2021

October 18, 2021
Lambton Public Health notified the Lambton Kent District School Board on October 14, 2021 that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Aberarder Central School community. Please note: The school remains open. Lambton Public Health is working closely with the school community and has contacted any individuals (students and staff) who...

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 ‘thank you’ to the many dedicated bus drivers, who ensure students arrive safely...

COVID-19 Advisory – October 7, 2021

October 07, 2021
​Lambton Public Health notified the Lambton Kent District School Board on October 6, 2021 that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Aberarder Central School community. Please note: The school remains open. Lambton Public Health is working closely with the school community and is contacting any individuals (students and...

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 28, 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 – 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
​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 help...

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

September 22, 2021
​ 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.
...

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
​Ontario 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.​
Click here to read the LKDSB's Reopening and Operating Our Schools plan.

LKDSB Reopening and Operating our Schools Plan Now Available

August 19, 2021
​ 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...

Notice: Temporary Phone Service Disruption – Friday, August 13

August 11, 2021
​There 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.
...

Planning underway for a safe return to school for the 2021-2022 school year

August 03, 2021
​The 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
​ 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...

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