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LKDSB Raising Awareness about Bullying Nov. 19-23

November 19, 2018
​ The Lambton Kent District School Board is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, November 19-23, 2018 to help promote safe, welcoming and inclusive learning and work environments. During this week, students, staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effect on student learning and well-being....
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Letter to parents/guardians regarding Responsible Use of Technology

November 15, 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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Ontario government hosting additional Telephone Town Hall sessions for provincial consultations

November 15, 2018
​The Ontario government has announced additional Telephone Town Hall sessions for the provincial consultations on education reform. The Ministry of Education has informed the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) that two additional dates for the Telephone Town Hall sessions for Southwestern Ontario (which includes the LKDSB catchment area) will be held on the...
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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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LKDSB to host parent/guardian IPRC information nights to support Grade 9 transitions

October 26, 2018
​The Lambton Kent District School Board is hosting parent/guardian information nights on Nov. 13 (Sarnia) and Nov. 14 (Chatham) to support transitions to Grade 9 and provide an overview of the Grade 8 to Grade 9 Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) process. The events will be hosted by Heather Touzin,...
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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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Letter to Parents/Guardians re: Health and Physical Education Curriculum

September 11, 2018
​Dear Parents/Guardians, As you are aware, the Ontario Government has directed all school boards to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Grades 1-8. The 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum will continue to be taught in secondary schools. The Ministry of Education is planning a comprehensive consultation...
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Pay it Forward - Volunteer Opportunity

September 04, 2018
​ We are searching for 5-10 adult volunteers from our school community to "pay it forward" at the 14th Annual New England Arbors Charity Garage Sale. New England Arbors graciously donated the raised garden beds for our school garden and this is an opportunity to offer our thanks! Details of Sale: Saturday,...
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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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Year End & Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

June 03, 2018
To celebrate our accomplishments from this past year, we are having a BBQ to recognize our volunteers. In addition, a former student (Kaden Fulcher) had a tremendous year pursuing his hockey career. On Thursday, June 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 we will recognize our volunteers and Kaden Fulcher. 5:00 - 6:00...
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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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Salad Bar - Feb 28th

February 20, 2018
Brigden Public School is proudly participating in Club V&F!   As part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, Brigden Public School is one of 10 Ontario Student Nutrition Program schools that are participating. During the next few months, your child will take part in two salad bar events and activities involving...
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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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Technology & Makerspace

February 09, 2018
​A great turnout for our Technology & Makerspace night on February 1st with around 160 community members attending. http://www.petroliatopic.com/2018/02/07/brigden-public-school-unveils-learning-commons-makerspace
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KinderSTARt Registration Form

January 29, 2018
​The attached file can be used to register your child for KinderSTARt or for all other registrations.
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Operation Christmas Tree

November 13, 2017
Once again, Brigden Public School will be participating in Operation Christmas Tree to support our local Christmas Hamper program, under the direction of the Optimist Club of Moore. The Operation Christmas Tree committee, is appealing for our support in helping the less fortunate in St. Clair Township to have an enjoyable...
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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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Bus Delays & Cancellations

October 02, 2017
To be kept informed regarding bus delays and/or cancellations, be sure to download the MySBI App to your mobile device. The below link provides the instructions to have notification sent directly to your mobile device. http://cklass.ca/services/student-transportation/download-the-mysbi-mobile-app/
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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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Bicycle Safety

September 26, 2017
The OPP are reminding us that kids under the age of 18 must wear a helmet when riding a bicycle. This is also the case when riding a scooter. Attached you will find a safety booklet produced by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. young-cyclist-guide.pdf
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Terry Fox Assembly Run/Walk

September 25, 2017
On Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 2:15 to 3:15, Brigden Public School will take part in a brief Terry Fox assembly. Immediately after the assembly, students and staff will be invited to take part in a Run/Walk. Donations will be accepted all week long from Monday, September 25 to Thursday, September...
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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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CLASS and school bus operators offer First Time Rider Orientation Day Aug. 19

August 14, 2017
Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS), together with local school bus operators, will host its annual First Time Rider Orientation Day on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. The safety program is for students from the Lambton Kent District School Board & St. Clair Catholic District School Board.
As another school year begins,...
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Need Child Care?

June 21, 2017
​ If you are looking for child care at Brigden Public School, please complete the registration form at www.LambtonOneHSN.com. Currently, Brigden Public School does not offer Child Care.
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Brigden Library to close for the summer to accommodate school renovations

June 16, 2017
​ Lambton County Library's Brigden branch will be closed during the summer to accommodate renovations scheduled at the school.   The library will close at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017 and patrons are encouraged to return their materials by this date as the library drop-off box will be unavailable...
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Honouring our Volunteers

June 14, 2017
Brigden Public School is hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Social on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 12:00 - 1:00 in the Library. It is an open invitation for all volunteers who supported our students throughout the 2016/2017 school year. Whether your support came from volunteering on school trips, reading, EQAO support, transportation, parent...
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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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Luke Holmes - Legion Poem Winner

June 11, 2017
  Congratulations to Luke Holmes for his winning poem submission to the Legion Writing contest earlier this year. Luke received his framed certificate award and $50 cash​ from current Brigden Legion Branch 635 President.
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I Need a Vacation Musical

June 08, 2017
  I Need a Vacation Musical was a huge success at Brigden Public School. Mrs. Kern organized and lead a team of cast members along with Mrs. Hayward and the choir through two entertaining performances. Additional thanks goes out to Mrs. Holmes and Madame Langeveld. The reviews were outstanding and congratulations...
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Moore Museum Canada 150 Quilt Contest

June 05, 2017
  Quilt blocks were created by students at Brigden Public School and submitted to the Moore Museum. A number of entries have been selected for a quilt. Please see the attached documents with the selected blocks that will be made into a quilt. All of the quilt blocks submitted will be...
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Renovations at Brigden Public School

June 02, 2017
The attached letter explains some of the changes that will begin to occur at Brigden Public School during the month of June and into the summer. Please contact Mr. Brown directly if you have any questions. ​
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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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Track & Field Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 15, 2017
​Brigden Public School Track & Field date is set for Thursday, May 18, 2017 starting at 9:30 am. Good luck to all of our Grade 4-8 athletes. The weather forecast looks good at this point with a temperature of 28 degrees (Humidex of 34 degrees). This is a reminder to drink...
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Rio 2016 Olympic Presentation

May 02, 2017
​ Dr. John Vargo shared his Rio 2016 Olympic story with Brigden Public School today. Included in his presentation were "behind the scenes" pictures, Olympic uniform artifacts and personal stories about athletes from around the world. Thank you Dr. Vargo for spending time with us!
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Congratulations to our Girls Basketball team

April 13, 2017

​ Congratulations to our Girls Basketball team for a successful season. The girls finished 2nd in regular season play. Well Done!
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School Council is looking for your input.

April 13, 2017
School Council is looking for your input. Please complete the online survey. Your responses will assist in guiding us for the 2017/2018 school year in regards to fundraisers and volunteers.

https://surveyplanet.com/58e2c1a588a2b0550c014040 ​

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