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Minister of Education message to parents/guardians

September 06, 2023
‚Äč‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a message to parents/guardians. Click on the links below to read the message or watch the videos.
Read a letter to parents/guardians:  English Version / French Version
‚Äč Back to s c hool  video messages in  English  and  ...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 05, 2023
‚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 help...

Welcome back for the 2023 - 2024 school year

September 01, 2023
‚ÄčLambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is excited to welcome students and families back to school in September for the 2023-2024 school year. The first day of school is on Tuesday, September 5 for students in Grades 1-12 .  To support a positive transition to school, Kindergarten students will have a...

Ministry of Education approves additional $12.4 million to support Forest Area Kindergarten-Grade 12 school

July 21, 2023
‚ÄčThe Ontario Ministry of Education has approved an additional $12.4 million to support increased pupil spaces and child care rooms in the new Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) Kindergarten to Grade 12 school in Forest. The new school will be located on a site directly west of the Shores Recreation...

LKDSB supports the University of Waterloo

June 30, 2023
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is saddened by the act of hate that occurred at the University of Waterloo on Wednesday, June 28 2023.  Our thoughts go to the victims of this Homophobic and Transphobic attack and to the entire 2SLGBTQIA+ community. These events remind us that Ontario learning institutions uphold...

Share your thoughts on the name of Forest Area Kindergarten to Grade 12 school

June 27, 2023
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is inviting members of the Forest area community to share their thoughts on a potential name for the Forest Area Kindergarten to Grade 12 school.   The new school will be a consolidation of Aberarder Central School , Bosanquet Central School , Kinnwood...

Join us for a free LKDSB Summer Engagement Camp July-August 2023

June 27, 2023
‚ÄčDear Parents and Guardians, Join us for a 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 Monday to Thursday from July 4 to August 25, 2023 at 9-11...

Minister of Education message to parents/guardians, students and graduates

June 26, 2023
‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a message to parents/guardians, students and graduates. Click on the links below to read the message or watch the videos.
Read a letter to parents/guardians: English Version/French Version
End of 2022-2023 school year video message to students: English/French
Video message to 2023 graduates: English/French‚Äč

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LKDSB Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

June 20, 2023
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
Throughout the month of June during National Indigenous History Month, and in particular on June 21, it...

LKDSB celebrates Pride Month

June 01, 2023
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The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. Lambton Kent District School Board with support of the Ontario Ministry of Education joins school boards throughout the province in supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community with the display of the Progress Pride Flag on flagpoles at all school...

LKDSB Celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June 01, 2023
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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, 2023 is designated for celebrating the heritage,...

Join us for a LKDSB Parent Involvement Committee virtual event on ‚ÄúBig Picture Parenting‚ÄĚ

May 29, 2023
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board's (LKDSB) Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a monthly virtual event series for parents/guardians and community members featuring Ann Douglas, author of Happy Parents, Happy Kids and Parenting Through the Storm . Join the conversation on ‚ÄúBig Picture Parenting" on Monday, June 5 at 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Visit...

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

May 15, 2023

‚ÄčOn May 17, 2023, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). On this date, LKDSB celebrates sexual and gender diversities and denounces discrimination and violence experienced by LGBTQ+ peo‚Äč‚Äčple.  Everyone has a right to an education free from discrimination and...

Celebrating the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen Consort

May 03, 2023
‚Äč The following message is shared on behalf of Minister of Education Stephen Lecce.
As previously announced by Premier Doug Ford, Ontario will celebrate the upcoming coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty the Queen. This will mark the first coronation of a Canadian Head of State...

LKDSB Celebrates Education Week May 1-5

May 01, 2023
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Education Week 2023 We invite you to visit our schools as they celebrate Education Week May 1-5, 2023. 

Education Week Message from Director John Howitt  The Ministry of Education has declared the week of May 1-5, 2023 as Education Week across Ontario. The Lambton Kent District School Board's...

LKDSB April 28 Elementary Equity PD Day - Workshops

May 01, 2023
‚ÄčThrough the recent release of the LKDSB Voluntary Student Demographic Census Report and the LKDSB Staff Census Report, and as the Board engages in an upcoming Equity Audit, the LKDSB is aware of the need to provide professional development opportunities for staff to better understand Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. On April...

Website Service Disruption Notice ‚Äď Wednesday, April 5, 2023

April 04, 2023
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board public website will be temporarily unavailable on Wednesday, April 5 at 8 p.m. for approximately one hour due to a service update.

Update Regarding LKDSB Virtual Learning Programming

March 22, 2023
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has confirmed it will offer the virtual learning option for elementary and secondary programming for the 2023-2024 school year. No further action is required if your child will be attending in-person learning for the 2023-2024 school year or if parents/guardians have already registered for...

School buses in Zones 1-4 cancelled today (March 3) due to inclement weather forecast

March 03, 2023
‚ÄčSchool buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Friday, March 3) due to the inclement weather forecast. 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 located, all LKDSB...

All school buses cancelled Feb. 23; Harwich-Raleigh Public School, Merlin Area Public School, W.J. Baird Public School, Wheatley Area Public School and BDHS closed to students Feb. 23

February 23, 2023
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Thursday, February 23) due to the inclement weather conditions. ‚Äč
Due to power outages in the area and the estimated time of restoration, Harwich-Raleigh Public School, Merlin Area Public School, W.J. Baird Public School and Wheatley Area Public School will be closed to...

School buses in all zones cancelled Wednesday, February 22

February 22, 2023
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Wednesday, February 22) due to the inclement weather forecast. All elementary schools are open to students.
All Lambton Kent District School Board secondary students, regardless of whether they ride a bus to school or not, will engage in one-day remote, teacher-led virtual...

School buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Feb. 17) due to inclement weather

February 17, 2023
‚ÄčSchool buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Friday, February 17) 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 located, all...

School buses in all zones cancelled today (Jan. 25)

January 25, 2023
School buses in all zones are cancelled today (Wednesday, January 25, 2023) due to the inclement weather forecast. All elementary schools are open to students. All Lambton Kent District School Board secondary students, regardless of whether they ride a bus to school or not, will engage in one-day remote, teacher-led virtual...

School buses in Zones 5-7 cancelled Jan. 12 morning only

January 12, 2023
‚ÄčSchool buses in Zones 5-7 are cancelled this morning (Thursday, January 12) due to fog conditions. School buses in all other zones are running as normal. School buses in Zones 5-7 will run in the afternoon as scheduled.
All elementary and secondary schools are open to students. 

All LKDSB schools and facilities closed Friday, Dec. 23 due to inclement weather and road conditions

December 22, 2022
Based on the most recent information from Environment Canada regarding ongoing weather conditions and anticipated road conditions throughout the day, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is closing all schools and LKDSB facilities, including the Chatham and Sarnia Education Centres on Friday, December 23, 2022 to ensure the safety of...

Minister of Education holiday message to students and families

December 22, 2022
‚Äč Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a holiday video message to students and families. Watch the video message.

Message to parents/guardians re: Winter weather preparations

December 22, 2022
‚ÄčDear parents/guardians, Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement alerting residents in areas of Ontario, including Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton, of a significant winter storm expected to begin Thursday and continue through the weekend. We hope we will not need to implement inclement weather procedures; however, based on the Environment Canada...

‚ÄčSchool buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Dec. 15) due to inclement weather

December 15, 2022
‚ÄčSchool buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Thursday, December 15) 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 located, all...

Updated School and Child Care Screening Tool

December 06, 2022
Parents/Guardians: Please note that the  School and Child Care Screening Tool has been updated to align with recent recommendations from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health. Download the COVID‚ÄĎ19 school and child care screening to use offline and in other languages. Prior to attending school, it is strongly recommended that all students,...

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...

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Principal: Lisa MacDonald
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