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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...

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...

Thanks for your participation in the LKDSB Thoughtexchange

April 09, 2018
​ The Lambton Kent District School Board appreciates all of the input provided by students, parents/guardians, staff and community members in the Thoughtexchange process for the proposed plan for the City of Sarnia Elementary School phase of pupil accommodation. There were 627 people participated and shared approximately 866 thoughts. We appreciate your...

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...

LKDSB to launch Thoughtexchange regarding Sarnia elementary schools

March 23, 2018
​ On March 26, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is launching a Thoughtexchange community engagement to solicit public input on the City of Sarnia elementary school phase of pupil accommodation. The Thoughtexchange will be open until April 6. Public engagement is important in assisting Senior Administration in making decisions...

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...

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...

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...

School Bus Safety

February 09, 2018
To further enhance school bus safety training across the Province, the Ontario Ministry of Education launched an initiative through the Ontario Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) to create standardized school bus safety videos. The high-quality videos were developed by Intertrain, a well-established expert this field, and the they are now available in both...

Kinderstart Information

January 17, 2018
Our classrooms foster learning through inquiry and wonder.  Please join us at KinderSTARt to find out what makes our classrooms "wonder-full." If your child is four or five years old by December 31, 2018, visit our school on (insert dates/times) to register your child for Full-Day Kindergarten and participate in the...

Host International Students

November 30, 2017

Parent/Teacher Interviews

November 17, 2017
​Check out our Parent/Teacher Interview Flyer! Hope to see you!
Interview flyers (revised).pub ...

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...


October 10, 2017
​ What is OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare? Beginning January 1, 2018, the province will provide free prescription drug coverage for children and youth aged 24 and under, regardless of family income. Under OHIP+, over four million Ontario children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug...

​Drive Away Hunger Campaign

October 05, 2017

The Cathcart Blvd. School Community is thrilled to be participating in the 14 th annual Farm Credit Canada Drive Away Hunger Campaign! Over the next two weeks, members of the school community are encouraged to bring in food donations. The FCC Drive Away Hunger food collection wraps up on October...


October 05, 2017
​ Spring and Fall are the seasons when head lice (pediculosis) are most prevalent in school  children. Your assistance in early detection is greatly appreciated. Please check your child for head lice weekly. If you find evidence of head lice, please contact the school immediately. This will allow us to notify...

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...

Parent Association/ Parent Council

September 12, 2017
​By joining either the Cathcart Parent Association or Parent Council you will be one of the many voices that help to shape our school community. You will help provide input into many important decisions that impact our students on a daily basis. You will be a part of making our school...


September 11, 2017

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all Cathcart Cougar community members! Please feel free to drop into our 2017 Cathcart Cougar Open House on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Come and see all that Cathcart has to offer!
Please ensure that pizza orders for the Cathcart Open House are...

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™...

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...

Munch - A - Lunch

August 24, 2017
​ September, 2017 Dear Parents or Guardians, Munch-A-Lunch orders will be offered online once again this year. Please read the following carefully as there is important information listed below. All hot lunch and milk orders can be made using the Munch-A-Lunch online system however payment is still made through the school...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

P.L.A.Y Event June 2nd from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

May 17, 2017
June 2nd 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. ​Cathcart Public School Parent Council invites students and their parents to participate together in the FREE, fun, activiy inspired evening celebrating physical literacy!  See the flyer below for details. We hope to see you on June 2nd. PLAY event.pdf


May 10, 2017

Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics, Primary and Junior Divisions: Grade 6: Wednesday May 24th, Thursday May 25th, Friday May 26 Grade 3: Monday May 29, Tuesday May 30, Wednesday May 31, EQAO catchup days are Thursday June 1 & 2. If your child is in Grades 3 or 6,...

CLASS Launches Free Mobile App “MySBI”

April 16, 2017
​ Getting information about school bus cancellations and delays just got a little bit easier.  Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS), which provides transportation services to students of the Lambton Kent and St. Clair Catholic district school boards, has launched a new mobile app that will provide subscribers with realtime notifications...


April 16, 2017
Join us for graduation on June 28th.


Cathcart Boulevard Public School
1219 Cathcart Blvd, Sarnia, ON, N7S 2H7
Principal: Anita Sabatini
Vice Principal: Cameron Gordon

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