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LKDSB Participates in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week November 21-25

November 22, 2022
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week November 21-25, 2022 to help promote safe, welcoming and inclusive learning environments. During this week, students, staff and families are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being....

Schools open to students Monday, November 21

November 20, 2022
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): 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, except Brooke Central Public School, will be open to students on Monday,...

Contract Negotiations Update - November 16, 2022 - 3:10 p.m.

November 16, 2022
‚ÄčThe 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 involving a full withdrawal of services in Ontario schools, effective Monday, November 21, 2022 unless there is progress...

Contract Negotiations Update - LKDSB schools open to students Tuesday, November 8

November 07, 2022
‚ÄčToday, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1238 notified Lambton Kent District School Board its members will report to work as scheduled on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board schools and facilities will be open to students on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. We thank...

LKDSB Recognizes Treaties Recognition Week November 6-12

November 07, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) commemorates Treaties Recognition Week from November 6-12, joining school boards across the province in promoting education and awareness of treaty rights and relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Treaties Recognition Week is an annual event to recognize the history of treaty rights and why...

Contract Negotiations Update - November 4, 2022 - Labour relations update regarding student learning November 7-11

November 04, 2022
‚ÄčAs of 3:50 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has not been informed that Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1238 staff intend to report to work on Monday, November 7, 2022. LKDSB believes CUPE 1238 staff are likely to continue to participate...

LKDSB 2021-2022 EQAO results now available

November 04, 2022
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board results from the 2021-2022 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) assessment are now available. To view the results from the Assessment of Reading, Writing and Mathematics, Primary and Junior Divisions (Grades 3 and 6), the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics and the Ontario Secondary School...

Contract Negotiations Update - November 3, 2022 - All LKDSB schools closed to students on Friday, November 4

November 03, 2022
‚ÄčLambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) was notified that members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1238 would join their colleagues across the province in a legal strike involving a full withdrawal of services in Ontario schools, effective Friday, November 4, 2022. On Monday, October 31, the Government...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 31, 2022 4:45 p.m.

October 31, 2022
‚ÄčThe 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 involving a full withdrawal of services in Ontario schools, effective Friday, November 4, 2022 unless there is progress...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 30, 2022 - 12:50 p.m.

October 30, 2022
‚ÄčToday, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario announced that in the absence of a negotiated settlement, its members will begin a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in Ontario schools beginning Friday, November 4, 2022 unless there is progress at the central bargaining table. Lambton Kent District School Board...

Government of Ontario Catch Up Payments

October 27, 2022
‚Äč Parents/Guardians: Learn more about the Government of Ontario's Catch Up Payments to support student learning. This one-time funding can be used to support student needs, such as tutoring services, supplies and equipment. ‚Äč

Forest Area of Schools Transition Committee Meeting ‚Äď Wednesday, October 26, 2022

October 25, 2022
‚ÄčThe next public meeting for the Forest Area of Schools Transition Committee to discuss the new Forest Kindergarten to Grade 12 school will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at Aberarder Central School, beginning at 5 p.m. This meeting is open to the public.
 Visit the Forest Area of Schools...

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

October 20, 2022
‚Äč Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
During the school year, there may be times when school buses are cancelled in particular zones or system-wide due to inclement weather. During the 2022-2023 school year, in the event school bus transportation is cancelled in the bus zone where the school is located (see chart below)...

CLASS Celebrates National School Bus Safety Week and Driver Appreciation Day

October 12, 2022
‚ÄčChatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) is encouraging parents, students, school staff and motorists to recognize the importance of school bus safety within our communities. In addition, CLASS is urging children and parents to say a special ‚Äėthank you‚Äô to the many dedicated bus drivers, who ensure students arrive safely at...

Important Safe Schools reminders for the 2022-2023 school year

September 30, 2022
The Lambton Kent District School Board is committed to providing safe and caring learning environments for our students. We encourage students to speak with parents and guardians about personal safety strategies and safe interactions with strangers. Should students have any concerns throughout the year, please speak with a caring adult at home...

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

September 21, 2022
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‚Äč (SEAC) for a four-year period, beginning February 2022.
SEAC is a statutory committee of...

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

September 19, 2022

‚ÄčBeginning in 2021, the Government of Canada formally designated September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is federally observed to honour First Nations, Inuit and Metis survivors and their families and communities, and ensure public commemoration of their history and the legacy of residential schools....

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 06, 2022
‚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...

Welcome back for the 2022-2023 school year

August 25, 2022
Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is excited to welcome students and families back to school in September for the 2022-2023 school year. The first day of school is on Tuesday, September 6 for students in Grades 1-12. The health, safety and well-being of students and staff are top priorities for...

Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) together with local school bus operators are hosting the annual ‚ÄúFIRST TIME RIDER‚ÄĚ Orientation Day

August 17, 2022
School Bus Safety program for students from the Lambton Kent District School Board & St. Clair Catholic District School Board to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022

As another school year begins, CLASS and the local school bus operators are preparing parents and first-time riders from JK ‚Äď Grade...

Join us for free LKDSB Summer Engagement Camp July-August 2022

July 14, 2022
‚Äč Dear Parents and Guardians, Join us for free drop-in summer camps offered by the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) for students in Kindergarten to Grade 5 at a school in your area. The recreation camp is held throughout July and August at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at various...

Register Your Child for Free Online Summer Reading Tutoring

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

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

LKDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June 01, 2022

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

LKDSB celebrates Pride Month

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Supporting a safe return to school Monday, March 21

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

Update regarding provincial public health masking mandate

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

Looking ahead to the 2022-2023 school year

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

Updates regarding Vaccination for Indoor Athletics and March Break Travel Reminders

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

Information on behalf of Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health

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


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

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

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

February 17, 2022

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

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

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

Land Purchase Finalized for Forest Area Kindergarten to Grade 12 School

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration Open for LKDSB Kindergarten Students

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

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

Letter to parents/guardians from the Minister of Education

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

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

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

Update re: Transition to remote learning January 5, 2022

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

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

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

Voluntary take-home rapid antigen screening kits for students

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

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

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

Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

December 03, 2021
‚ÄčIn accordance with Regulation 464/97 made under the Education Act, the Lambton Kent District School Board (with support of the Special Education Advisory Committee) annually reviews the Board's Special Education Plan. 
In developing and modifying its Special Education Plan, the LKDSB must take into consideration feedback from members of the...

Important information for LKDSB parents/guardians

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

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