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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...

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...

COVID-19 Advisory ‚Äď November 3, 2021

November 03, 2021
‚ÄčLambton Public Health notified the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) that on October 28, 2021 Dr. Sudit Ranade, Medical Officer of Health for Lambton County, declared the COVID-19 outbreak involving Cathcart Boulevard Public School over.
The Lambton Kent District School Board appreciates the ongoing partnership and support of Lambton Public Health....

LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 1-5

October 29, 2021
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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
‚ÄčDear 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
‚ÄčDear 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 ‚Äď October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021
Lambton Public Health notified the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) on October 15, 2021 that Dr. Sudit Ranade, Medical Officer of Health for Lambton County, has declared an outbreak at Cathcart Boulevard Public School. Lambton Public Health is working closely with the school community and is contacting any individuals (students and...

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 ‚Äėthank you‚Äô to the many dedicated bus drivers, who ensure students arrive safely...

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 ‚Äď 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
‚ÄčTo 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
‚Äč 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.
...

COVID-19 Advisory ‚Äď September 20, 2021

September 20, 2021
‚ÄčLambton Public Health notified the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) on September 20, 2021 that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Cathcart Boulevard Public School community. Additionally, Lambton Public Health notified LKDSB of a probable case in the school community. At this time, Lambton Public Health Public...

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
‚ÄčOntario 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.‚Äč
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
‚Äč 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 ‚Äď Friday, August 13

August 11, 2021
‚ÄčThere 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.
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Planning underway for a safe return to school for the 2021-2022 school year

August 03, 2021
‚ÄčThe 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
‚Äč 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
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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
‚Äč The ‚ÄčLambton 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
‚Äč The ‚Äč‚ÄčLambton 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 M√©tis‚Äč peoples.
On this day and throughout the year, the LKDSB honours the...

Message to the LKDSB community

June 08, 2021
‚ÄčWe are deeply saddened and express condolences and support to members of the Muslim community following the tragic event of anti-Muslim hate which occurred in London, Ont.
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is committed to promoting positive, safe, and welcoming environments for all students, staff, parents/guardians, and visitors. In...

LKDSB students to continue with remote learning for remainder of 2020-2021 school year

June 02, 2021
‚ÄčToday, the Government of Ontario announced that students will continue to engage in remote, teacher-led learning for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed to students until the end of June. Read...

LKDSB Celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June 01, 2021
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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, 2021 is the national 25th anniversary...

LKDSB celebrates Pride Month

May 31, 2021
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The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. Lambton Kent District School Board joins 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 June. The...

Message to the LKDSB community from the LKDSB Chair and Director of Education

May 31, 2021

On May 31, the Lambton Kent District School Board lowered its flags to half-mast to honour the lives of the 215 children whose remains were found at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
We recognize that the tragic news of the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at the site of...

COVID-19 Vaccine Available for Youth Ages 12-17

May 28, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Please see the attached letter from the Medical Officers of Health for Chatham-Kent and Lambton County below regarding the availability of vaccines for youth ages 12-17. A fact sheet from the Government of Ontario is also attached. Should you have specific health-related questions, please contact your local Public Health...

Update Regarding Provincial Stay-at-Home Order Extension and Schools

May 13, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

Today, the Ontario government announced an extension of the provincial Stay-at-Home Order to address the COVID-19 pandemic to June 2, 2021.

At this time, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary students are expected to continue with remote, teacher-led learning as previously outlined. The provincial government said data will...

LKDSB recognizes Asian Heritage Month in May

May 11, 2021
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes Asian Heritage Month in May, which is an opportunity to reflect on the history and ongoing contributions of Canadians of Asian descent to support the growth and prosperity of Canada.

In support of the LKDSB‚Äôs Strategic Priority, ‚ÄúInclusive Diversity: Champion anti-oppressive education,‚ÄĚ the...

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

May 10, 2021
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On May 17, 2021, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recognizes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). As supported by LKDSB Trustees during the May 26, 2020 Board Meeting, the LKDSB joins organizations globally in recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) on...

Invitation for students to share thoughts on remote/online learning

May 05, 2021
Dear Parents/Guardians,

Student voice is so important in making decisions about the future of education in Ontario.
The Lambton Kent District School Board is assisting the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) to collect information about students’ experiences with remote/online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OPSBA wants to...

Reminder: April 21 Deadline for Virtual Learning Registration for 2021-2022 school year

April 19, 2021
We are looking forward to a safe return to in-person learning in September 2021. We want to remind families interested in registering their child for virtual learning for the 2021-2022 school year must complete the online registration form by Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Unless otherwise indicated, all students will be registered for...

Important Update re: Transition to remote learning April 19, 2021

April 13, 2021
‚Äč‚ÄčDear Students, Parent(s)/Guardian(s): 
  As you are likely aware, the Ontario Minister of Education has announced that Ontario elementary and secondary schools, including those in the Lambton Kent District School Board, will transition to remote teacher-led learning April 19, 2021. No face-to-face, in-person learning in school settings will occur during this...

Voluntary Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing

April 09, 2021
‚ÄčIn a further effort to combat the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, the Lambton Kent District School Board, St. Clair Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique Providence and Conseil scolaire Viamonde have added additional voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing clinics to the testing clinic schedule. These two additional clinics will run during...

Preparing for Spring Break and a safe return to school April 19

April 08, 2021
‚ÄčDear parents/guardians,
Thank you for continuing to follow the public health and safety measures that have kept schools open and safe for students and staff. It is our collective effort that continues to ensure your children can learn in the classroom. As per recent announcements, the province has implemented a provincewide...

Looking ahead to the 2021-2022 school year

April 01, 2021
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is looking forward to welcoming students and staff for in-person learning in September 2021. Our experience this year has reinforced that in-person learning best meets the needs of the majority of our students to remain engaged and be successful, as well as provides a...

Update Regarding Inclement Weather-related Bus Cancellations for Secondary Schools

March 16, 2021
‚ÄčDuring the school year, there may be times when school buses are cancelled in particular zones or system-wide due to inclement weather. Effective immediately, if school bus transportation is cancelled in the bus zone where the school is located (see chart below) or cancelled system-wide due to inclement weather, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) secondary students attending the individual school, regardless of whether they ride a bus to...

March 22 deadline to request change in learning program

March 15, 2021
‚ÄčFamilies wishing to transfer students between face-to-face learning and Learn at Home (or vice versa)  must notify their school by Monday, March 22  by noon (12 p.m.).  Please contact your  home school  and provide the following information by phone or email:  Student name; Learning model choice (face-to-face instruction or Learn at Home); and Phone number for school to follow-up. Students participating in...

Voluntary Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing to Begin in Sarnia March 14

March 11, 2021
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board, St. Clair Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique Providence and Conseil scolaire Viamonde, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CKLASS), will be launching the voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing for students and school staff on Sunday, March 14 at Great Lakes Secondary School...

LKDSB lowers flags to half-mast March 11 to recognize the National Day of Observance for COVID-19

March 11, 2021
‚ÄčFlags across Lambton Kent District School Board schools and Board locations are lowered to half-mast today (Thursday, March 11) in recognition of one-year from the day COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. COVID-19 has impacted, and continues to affect, all LKDSB students, staff,...

Update re: Voluntary Asymptomatic Testing for Students and Updated COVID-19 Daily Screening Tool

February 19, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
We want to inform you of recent updates from the provincial government in support of promoting the safe operation of schools. To continue to support our schools, students, staff and families, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and local Public Health officials, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB)...

School buses in all zones cancelled today (Feb. 16)

February 16, 2021
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Tuesday, Feb. 16) due to weather and road conditions. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.
...

Important Update re: March Break postponed to April 12-16

February 12, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Thank you for your support for a smooth transition to in-person learning this week. As you may be aware, on Thursday, February 11, the Minister of Education announced that March Break, which was scheduled for March 15-19, 2021, has been postponed to a Spring Break on April 12-16, 2021....

Important Update re: Reporting Student Absences

February 08, 2021
‚ÄčAt the Lambton Kent District School Board, one of our greatest priorities is ensuring students have arrived safely at school every day. You may have received notification about your child's absence from our SchoolMessenger automated attendance messaging system. We will soon be adding a SchoolMessenger Parent/Guardian Reporting Tool for you to notify...

Important Reminders re: Return to In-Person Learning Monday, February 8

February 04, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): As you are aware, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary schools will return to in-person learning on Monday, February 8, 2021. LKDSB Virtual Learn at Home schools continue to operate on their regular schedule. We want to remind students and families about important health and safety...

Important Update re: Return to in-person learning on Monday, February 8

February 03, 2021
‚ÄčToday, the Minister of Education announced that additional 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, February 8, 2021.
LKDSB Virtual Learn at Home schools continue to operate on their regular schedule. Click here...

Message regarding Black History/African Heritage Month and Black Lives Matter

February 01, 2021

The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) acknowledges the ongoing impacts of anti-Black racism in our communities, which cause harm, trauma, violence and the loss of Black lives. We know that the intersections of racism and other social and institutional inequalities result in the ongoing oppression and marginalization of the...

LKDSB students to continue with remote learning

January 28, 2021
‚ÄčToday, the Ministry of Education announced that schools within four additional Ontario Public Health units will be permitted to open for in-person learning next week; however, this does not include local Public Health units and schools in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). LKDSB students are expected to continue with...

Update regarding students transferring between learning program delivery (in-person and Virtual Learn at Home)

January 26, 2021
Due to the current remote learning period, the transition for elementary students between in-person learning and Virtual Learn at Home will be delayed pending further information from the Ministry of Education on the return to face-to-face learning. At this time, elementary students will continue in the current learning program of delivery...

Update regarding the extension of the remote learning period

January 21, 2021
‚ÄčAs you are aware, the Ontario Minister of Education extended the remote learning period for elementary and secondary students in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). We received confirmation today from the Ministry of Education that the remote learning period has been extended up-to and including February 10, 2021. Further...

Remote Learning Extended for Elementary and Secondary Students

January 20, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Today, the Ontario Minister of Education extended the remote learning period for elementary and secondary students in the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). The provincial announcement did not state the expected date for the return to in-person learning for schools within the LKDSB. We will share this information...

Update Regarding Provincial State of Emergency and Schools

January 13, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the Ontario government announced a provincial State of Emergency and stay-at-home order to address the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary students are expected to continue with remote, teacher-led learning as previously outlined until January 25,...

Important Update re: Extension of Elementary Remote Learning

January 07, 2021
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Thank you for your support this week as we transitioned to remote, teacher-led learning. The Ontario government has announced that all Ontario elementary schools will continue to participate in remote teacher-led learning Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 22, 2021. No face-to-face, in-person learning in school settings will occur...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

January 05, 2021
‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding elementary and secondary student learning in January; financial relief for parents/guardians; and keeping schools safe in 2021. Read the letter here: English version/French version

Update: Cogeco Internet service disruption Jan. 5 resolved

January 05, 2021
LKDSB students and staff: For those who have Internet provided by Cogeco, LKDSB has been notified by Cogeco that they are experiencing network issues today (January 5) and are working on restoring service. Please continue to attempt connecting to your class throughout the day.
UPDATE: Cogeco has reported this issue...

January 12 deadline to request change in learning program

January 04, 2021
‚ÄčFamilies wishing to transfer students between face-to-face learning and Learn at Home (or vice versa)  must notify their school by Tuesday, January 12  by noon (12 p.m.).  Please contact your  home school  and provide the following information by phone or email:  Student name; Learning model choice (face-to-face instruction or Learn at Home); and Phone number for school to follow-up. Students participating in...

Important Update re. Elementary and Secondary Student Learning in January 2021

December 22, 2020
Dear Students, Parent(s)/Guardian(s):  As you are likely aware, the Ontario Minister of Education has ordered that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools move to remote teacher-led learning January 4-8, 2021. No face-to-face, in-person learning in school settings will occur during this week. LKDSB Virtual Learn at Home schools will continue to operate on their regular schedule. On January...

Important reminders for a safe and healthy holiday break

December 18, 2020
‚ÄčDear parents/guardians, Thank you for your ongoing efforts which have made the school re-opening process possible, and for adhering to public health and safety measures that have ensured schools remain a safe place for our students and staff. The holidays are going to look a little different this year. We understand...

LKDSB Annual Organization Board Meeting rescheduled to Dec. 3

December 01, 2020
Due to anticipated inclement weather, the LKDSB Annual Organization Board Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Sarnia Education Centre.

School buses in Zones 1-7 cancelled today (Dec. 1), Zone 8 buses running as scheduled

December 01, 2020
‚ÄčSchool buses in Zone 1-7 are cancelled today (Tuesday, Dec. 1) due to road and weather conditions. Buses in Zone 8 are operating as scheduled. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website‚Äč or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

...

Reminder: Nov. 17 virtual event with Dr. Karyn Gordon on "Building Confidence"

November 16, 2020
Parents and guardians are invited to join the Lambton Kent District School Board's Parent Involvement Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7-8:30 p.m. for a virtual presentation by leadership and relationship expert and author Dr. Karyn Gordon on ‚ÄúBuilding Confidence."  Pre-registration for the online event is not required. Join the presentation at http://tiny.cc/BuildingConfidence (password: LKDSB).  Learn...

LKDSB Participates in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week Nov. 16-20

November 13, 2020
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 16-20, 2020 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 and well-being, as well...

LKDSB Launches Strategic Priorities 2020/21-2025/26 and Operational Plan for Implementation

November 11, 2020

‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has launched its new Strategic Priorities for 2020/21-2025/26 to continue the LKDSB‚Äôs mission of Fostering Success for Every Student Every Day. The Strategic Priorities 2020/21-2025/26 are: Student Achievement & Well-Being: Advance high standards for innovative and responsive learning; Inclusive Diversity: Champion anti-oppressive education; Sustainable...

LKDSB Commemorates Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 2-6

October 30, 2020

‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) commemorates Treaties Recognition Week on November 2-6, 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...

LKDSB‚Äôs Parent Involvement Committee to host Nov. 17 virtual event on ‚ÄúBuilding Confidence‚ÄĚ

October 29, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board‚Äôs Parent Involvement Committee is hosting an event for parents/guardians featuring leadership and relationship expert and author  Dr. Karyn Gordon . The presentation titled, ‚ÄúBuilding Confidence,‚ÄĚ will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7-8:30 p.m.  
Pre-r egistration for the online event is...

LKDSB supports K-12 Cyber Awareness Month Oct. 26 to Nov. 20

October 26, 2020

‚ÄčThe Ontario Ministry of Education, in partnership with Ontario school boards (including the Lambton Kent District School Board) and the Educational Computing Network of Ontario (ECNO), has prepared multiple resources for school boards to share with teachers, students and staff to promote cyber safety and awareness during K-12 Cyber Awareness Month,...

National School Bus Safety Week October 19-23, 2020

October 16, 2020
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CLASS Celebrates National School Bus Safety Week October 19-23, 2020 and Bus Driver Appreciation Day October 21, 2020
Chatham-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...

LKDSB Seeking Applicants to Fill Trustee Vacancy

October 14, 2020
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees.
The successful candidate will attend bi-monthly Board Meetings, which alternate between the Corporate Office in Sarnia and the Regional Office in Chatham and participate in additional committee work. The specific...

October 22 Deadline to request change in learning program

October 13, 2020
‚ÄčFamilies wishing to transfer students between face-to-face learning and Learn at Home (or vice versa)   must notify their school by Thursday, October 22  by noon (12 p.m.). 
Please contact your  home school  and provide the following information by phone or email:  Student name;
Learning model choice (face-to-face instruction or Learn at Home); and
Phone number for school to follow-up.
Students participating...

Updated - Provincial daily COVID-19 school screening

October 02, 2020
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): ‚Äč The provincial government has updated the COVID-19 school screening daily assessment tool, which is available here:  https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/
The updates include adjustments to the type and number of symptoms needed for a child to stay home for a period of time and seek medical advice. The new...

LKDSB celebrates staff and volunteers on October 5

October 02, 2020



The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) celebrates those who dedicate their time and efforts to support student success during Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day on Monday, 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...

Provincial daily COVID-19 school screening

September 25, 2020
‚ÄčWelcome back to school! We look forward to a safe start to the 2020-2021 school year. The provincial government has released a COVID-19 school screening daily assessment tool, which is available here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ Click here to download a PDF‚Äč version of the COVID-19 school screening.
All students (or parents/guardians on behalf of students),...

‚Äč LKDSB commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

September 22, 2020

The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) joins school boards across the province in commemorating Orange Shirt Day on September 30 to acknowledge and honour the survivors of residential schools, as well as the children and young people who never returned home.
LKDSB encourages staff and students to wear an orange...

Best wishes for a safe and healthy school year

September 09, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) staff is looking forward to welcoming students back to school for a safe start to the 2020-2021 school year. We know that this year will look different from previous years, but our staff remains committed to supporting safe, welcoming and positive school environments...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

August 31, 2020
‚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...

Important Update Regarding LKDSB Start Dates

August 27, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
With the health and safety of students and staff as the top priority, the Lambton Kent District School Board's (LKDSB) plan for a safe reopening of schools continues to evolve and the LKDSB has decided to update its reopening plans to further stagger the entry of students for the...

LKDSB Releases Updated Staggered Entry Safe Return to School Plans

August 27, 2020
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With the health and safety of students and staff as their top priorities, the Lambton Kent District School Board has updated its plans for the safe reopening of schools to further stagger the entry of students for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

The Ministry of Education...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

August 27, 2020
‚Äč Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding the government‚Äôs plan for the safe reopening of schools, public health protocols and additional funding for school boards. Read the letter here: English version/ French version ‚Äč
Click here to read the LKDSB's Reopening Our Schools plan.‚Äč
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LKDSB Releases ‚ÄėReopening Our Schools‚Äô Plan for 2020-2021 School Year

August 13, 2020

‚ÄčThe Ministry of Education has directed that Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary schools will reopen in September with a return to full-time, in-class learning with enhanced safety measures and the LKDSB has released its plan for the safe return to school for the 2020-2021 school year....

Letter to parents/guardians from Chatham-Kent and Lambton Medical Officers of Health

August 12, 2020
‚ÄčThe Medical Officers of Health from Chatham-Kent and Lambton Public Health have issued a joint letter to parents/guardians of school-aged children regarding the return to school in September. Student and staff safety are the top priorities for the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) as we prepare for the 2020-2021 school...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

July 31, 2020
Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has directed that Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) elementary and secondary schools will reopen in September with a return to full-time, in-class learning with enhanced safety measures.
The province's announcement may be found at this link.
The Minister of Education has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding the
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LKDSB Seeking Parent/Guardian Input to Plan for 2020-2021 School Year

July 30, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is looking to gather information from parents/guardians regarding plans for the reopening of schools in September.
Today, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has directed that LKDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen in September with a return to full-time, in-class learning with enhanced safety...

Frequently Asked Questions about School Reopening Plans

July 29, 2020
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board looks forward to welcoming students for the start of the school year on Tuesday, September 8. With student and staff health and safety as our top priorities, the plan for the LKDSB's September 2020 school re-entry will provide a safe launch to the upcoming school...

LKDSB Playground equipment update

July 27, 2020

‚Äč Lambton Kent District School Board playground equipment and outdoor structures are NOT cleaned or sanitized. Individuals accessing LKDSB playground equipment or outdoor structures do so at their own risk. Users must follow health and safety precautions such as physical distancing and proper hand hygiene before and after use. A...

Important Update re: Planning for the 2020-2021 school year

July 22, 2020
Planning is well underway for the 2020-2021 Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) school year. The health and safety of students and staff is the top priority and LKDSB is following the guidance provided by the Ministry of Education and provincial and local Medical Officers of Health as plans are developed.
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Special update about courtesy seat applications for 2020-2021

June 29, 2020
As a result of the anticipated, significant school bus ridership capacity restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are regrettably unable to accept courtesy seat applications for September 2020 at this time . Parents / guardians should consider making plans for contingency arrangements in the event that courtesy seats do not...

COVID-19 Update - June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
From March Break until the end of June, this has been an incredible school year unlike any other. Since the Ontario Minister of Education announced that schools will remain closed to students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) staff has implemented an incredible amount...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

June 22, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding the government‚Äôs plan for the safe reopening of schools. Read the letter here: English version/French version‚Äč



COVID-19 Update - June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020
‚Äč Today, the Ontario government released its safety plan for the resumption of class for the 2020-21 school year, outlining scenarios for how students, teachers and staff can safely return to classrooms in September. The province's announcement may be found at this link. As noted in the provincial government's media release,...

LKDSB Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

June 18, 2020
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. On this day and throughout the year, the LKDSB honours the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
June is National Indigenous History Month, a time for all Canadians to reflect...

LKDSB Celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June 10, 2020

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 honour...

Share your thoughts to support the implementation of LKDSB's new Strategic Priorities

June 10, 2020
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The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is implementing four new strategic priorities for 2020/21-2025/26. We are looking for input from the community to help us move forward with implementing these priorities and commitments.
Strategic Priorities 2020/21-2025/26 Student Achievement & Well-being: Advance high standards for innovative and responsive learning. Inclusive Diversity: Champion...

Message to students, staff and parents/guardians from the LKDSB Chair and Director of Education

June 01, 2020
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is committed to championing anti-oppressive education, as a key strategic priority for the LKDSB moving forward. The recent and ongoing events of anti-Black racism in Canada and the United States highlight the importance of this work.
As educators, we are committed to ensuring our...

LKDSB Pride: Supporting LGBTQ+ Communities

June 01, 2020
‚Äč The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. The Lambton Kent District School Board is committed to student achievement, well-being and championing anti-oppressive education. In support of the LGBTQ+ community, the LKDSB is displaying the Pride Flag from June 1-5.‚Äč The LKDSB believes a safe and...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

May 20, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians regarding the extension of the school closure due to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the letter here: English version/French version



COVID-19 Update - May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020
Today, the Ontario Minister of Education announced that schools will remain closed to students for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic ‚Äč. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed to students until the end of June.
The province's...

Message to the Lambton Kent District School Board community

May 14, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board is committed to promoting positive, safe and welcoming environments for all students, staff, parents/guardians and visitors.
All students, staff, families, and community partners have the right to feel safe in their school community. In support of promoting safe and welcoming schools, the LKDSB reminds students and...

Results from Learning at Home Thoughtexchange are available

May 12, 2020
After a month of implementation, the Lambton Kent District School Board asked parents/guardians for feedback through a Thoughtexchange online engagement process to collect information on the following question:
As we continue with learning at home, what are your challenges, successes, questions, and/or suggestions?
Review the top thoughts from the Thoughtexchange...

Education Week May 4-8 - Staying connected. Learning Together.

May 04, 2020
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Promoting positive mental health and well-being is a top priority for the Lambton Kent District School Board and in our current circumstances, this is even more important. Even though we are apart, we continue learning together through teacher-led, staff supported student learning. We are proud of the innovative ways our...

Important Update for Elementary Parents/Guardians

April 29, 2020
Dear Parents and Guardians,
This update shares information about elementary students' learning, graduation, athletics, and report cards.
Remote Learning for Students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 Teacher-led staff-supported student learning will continue to provide the opportunity for students to be engaged in learning. Kindergarten to Grade 6 students are asked to...

Minister of Education letter to parents/guardians

April 28, 2020
‚Äč‚ÄčOntario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians. Read the letter here: English version/French version

COVID-19 Update - April 27, 2020

April 27, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
The Ontario Minister of Education has announced that schools will remain closed to students until May 31, 2020, due to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed to students until May 31.
The province's announcement may be...

COVID-19 Update ‚Äď April 26, 2020

April 26, 2020
‚ÄčToday, the Ontario Minister of Education announced that schools will remain closed to students until May 31, 2020, due to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed to students until May 31. Read the Government of Ontario media release...

COVID-19 Update ‚Äď April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board has been informed that the Ministry of Education will be extending the school closures due to COVID-19 beyond May 4; however, the date for the extension has not yet been confirmed. The Ministry of Education is expected to provide more information in the coming days....

COVID-19 Update - April 8, 2020

April 08, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Thank you for your patience and support this week as we transitioned to Phase 2 of Learn at Home, involving remote teacher-led, staff supported student learning during the COVID-19 school closures. As parents/guardians, you continue to be your child's first teacher, and we are committed to continuing to support your family...

Service Disruption Notice: LKDSB Schools and Recreational Amenities Closed

April 02, 2020
‚Äč In accordance with Ontario Government Orders and the Lambton Kent District School Board‚Äôs efforts to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, all schools and recreational amenities are closed. Recreational amenities, including but not limited to playgrounds, sports fields, basketball & tennis courts, etc. Additionally, Board-owned asphalt areas are not to...

COVID-19 Update - April 1, 2020

April 01, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): In follow-up to yesterday's announcement that Lambton Kent District School Board schools will remain closed to students until May 4, 2020, please see the letter to parents/guardians from Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce (English and French versions available).
You can view the message here: English version French version
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COVID-19 Update - March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Today, the Ontario Minister of Education announced that schools will remain closed to students until May 4, 2020, due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed to students until May 4.
The province's announcement may be found...

COVID-19 Update - March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
We hope that you and your family are well and staying connected through these unprecedented times. We understand that many families are facing unique challenges and we remain committed to support success and well-being of our students.
As you are aware, the Ontario Ministry of Education has closed schools...

COVID-19 Update - March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Today marks the first day of the school closures following the March Break. We understand that this is an unprecedented time and appreciate your support as we work through this process together.
As we all work together to flatten the curve and practice social distancing, we recognize that this...

Letter to parents/guardians from Minister of Education

March 23, 2020
‚Äč Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has issued a letter to parents/guardians.  Read the letter here - English version/French version.

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď March 21, 2020 11:30 a.m.

March 21, 2020
‚ÄčOn Friday, March 20, the Ministry of Education and the trustees' association announced they have reached a tentative provincial agreement with the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
We are pleased a tentative provincial collective agreement has been reached and appreciate the patience and support of families throughout this process.
Contract...

COVID-19 Update - March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020
‚ÄčThis is a reminder that all schools and board offices under the jurisdiction of the Lambton Kent District School Board are closed from March 23 to April 5, 2020.  As you are aware, the Ontario Minister of Education ordered all Ontario schools to be closed from March 14 to April 5,...

Important message to parents/guardians: LKDSB schools closed March 14-April 5, 2020

March 13, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
As you are likely aware, the Ontario Minister of Education has ordered that all Ontario schools remain closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. This closure extends from the recommendation from the Provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health and...

Important message to LKDSB parents/guardians and community

March 12, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board is aware that the Ontario Minister of Education has ordered that all Ontario schools remain closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19.
The LKDSB is in the process of gathering further information and will provide...

COVID-19 Update - March 11, 2020 4:20 p.m.

March 11, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is aware the World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic. As with all health-related matters, the LKDSB takes direction from the local and provincial Medical Officers of Health, the Public Health Agency of Canada and our Pandemic Influenza Protocol/Plan.
The...

Message to LKDSB parents/guardians re: COVID-19

March 11, 2020
‚Äč I am writing today to provide you with an update about the novel coronavirus ‚Äď COVID-19. Please be assured that student and staff safety are a top priority for the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB). The LKDSB has been closely monitoring information from local and provincial Medical Officers of...

Buses in Zone 1 cancelled today (Feb. 28)

February 28, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčSchool buses in Zone 1 are cancelled today (Friday, Feb. 28) due to road conditions. Buses in all other zones are operating as normal. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website‚Äč or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

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Buses in all zones cancelled today (Feb. 27)

February 27, 2020
‚Äč‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Thursday, Feb. 27) due to road conditions. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website‚Äč or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

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Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 25, 2020 2:10 p.m.

February 25, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that effective Wednesday, February 26, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will escalate the legal strike action, involving a partial withdrawal of services, unless a settlement is reached prior to this date.
At this time, ETFO members will...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 21, 2020 3:20 p.m.

February 21, 2020
‚ÄčReminder: All Lambton Kent District School Board ‚Äčelementary and secondary schools and programs are OPEN to students on Monday, February 24, 2020. Please visit the Lambton Kent District School Board website for up-to-date information regarding labour relations: www.lkdsb.net

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 21, 2020 6 a.m.

February 21, 2020
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) have confirmed their members will join colleagues across the province in a one-day legal strike action (full withdrawal of services) on Friday, February 21, 2020.
As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board elementary and secondary schools and programs...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 20, 2020 9:15 a.m.

February 20, 2020
‚ÄčAs a reminder, if provincial settlements are not reached, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will join colleagues across the province in a one-day legal strike (full withdrawal of services) on Friday, February 21, 2020.
A full strike would mean...

School buses in Zone 1 cancelled today (Feb. 14)

February 14, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčSchool buses in Zone 1 are cancelled today (Friday, Feb. 14) due to weather and road conditions. Buses in all other zones are running as normal. All schools will remain open. Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 13, 2020 1 p.m.

February 13, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) will join colleagues across the province in a one-day legal strike (full withdrawal of services) on Friday, February 21, 2020, unless a settlement...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 11, 2020 6 a.m.

February 11, 2020
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has confirmed its members will join colleagues across the province in a one-day legal strike action (full withdrawal of services) on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board elementary schools and programs are CLOSED to elementary students on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. All...

Kindergarten registration is as easy as 1, 2, 3

February 10, 2020

‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) invites families in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia- Lambton to visit their local public school during the month of February to register their child for Kindergarten. Children ages four or five years old by December 31, 2020 are eligible to register to start school...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 10, 2020 6 a.m.

February 10, 2020
‚ÄčThe Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has confirmed its members will join colleagues throughout the province in a one-day legal strike action (full withdrawal of services) on Monday, February 10, 2020.
As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board elementary schools and programs are CLOSED to elementary students on Monday, February 10, 2020. Additionally,...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 7, 2020 1 p.m.

February 07, 2020
‚ÄčAs a reminder, if a provincial settlement is not reached, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), who are in a legal strike position, will engage in one-day legal strike actions (full withdrawal of services) on Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
Student safety is the top...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 5, 2020 4:15 p.m.

February 05, 2020
‚Äč In addition to the previously announced dates, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will engage in one-day legal strike actions (full withdrawal of services) on Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11, 2020, unless a provincial settlement is reached prior to...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 4, 2020 6 a.m.

February 04, 2020
‚ÄčThe Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) have confirmed their members will join colleagues throughout the province in one-day legal strike actions (full withdrawal of services) on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board elementary and secondary schools or programs are CLOSED...

Wuhan Novel Coronavirus Update

February 03, 2020
‚ÄčAs you are likely aware, Ontario has identified confirmed cases of the Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Students, parents and school communities should rest assured that the province is working together in close cooperation with its partners in both the education and health care sectors to ensure the continued safety and well-being...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď February 3, 2020 8:30 a.m.

February 03, 2020
‚ÄčAs a reminder, if a provincial settlement is not reached, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), who are in a legal strike position, will engage in one-day strike actions (full withdrawal of services) on Tuesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 6, 2020.
A full strike would mean elementary...

Information for parents/guardians regarding child care

January 31, 2020
‚ÄčParents/guardians: For information regarding child care services in the Lambton Kent District School Board area, please visit CLASS Shared School Services' website at https://cklass.ca/services/child-care/
Please contact your individual child care operator for up-to-date information regarding child care services throughout the school year. For additional information about child care, including support for...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 30, 2020 6 a.m.

January 30, 2020
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has confirmed its members will join colleagues throughout the province in a one-day legal strike (full withdrawal of services) on Thursday, January 30, 2020.‚Äč
As such, all Lambton Kent District School Board elementary schools and programs are CLOSED to elementary students on Thursday, January 30. As Friday, January 31...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 28, 2020 4 p.m.

January 28, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) was notified that members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), who are in a legal strike position, will engage in one-day strike actions (full withdrawal of services) on Tuesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 6, 2020, unless a settlement is reached prior...

Information About Coronavirus

January 27, 2020
‚Äč January 27, 2020 Dear school community members: Re: Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) As you will likely know, on January 25, 2020, Ontario identified its first presumptive confirmed case for the Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Today, January 27, 2020, Ontario has confirmed that the wife of the first case has tested...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 25, 2020 1 p.m.

January 25, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) was notified today (Saturday, January 25) that members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), who are in a legal strike position, will engage in a one-day strike (full withdrawal of services) on Thursday, January 30, 2020, unless a settlement is reached prior...

Message to Parents/Guardians re: Kindergarten Communication of Learning and Term 1 Report Cards ‚Äď January 22, 2020

January 22, 2020
‚ÄčDear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):
Due to ongoing provincial contract negotiations and legal strike action involving the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), Kindergarten Communication of Learning and Term 1 report cards (Grades 1-8) will not be issued for elementary students. The absence of a Kindergarten Communication of Learning or Term 1 report card...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 20, 2020 5 p.m.

January 20, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is aware that at other school board locations across the province, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will participate in legal strike actions, involving a one-day full withdrawal of services, on Thursday, January 23 and Friday, January 24, 2020, unless a settlement...

Buses in Zones 1 and 4 cancelled today (Jan. 20)

January 20, 2020
‚ÄčBuses in Zones 1 and 4 are cancelled today (Monday, Jan. 20) due to road and weather conditions. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools are open.
Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.
...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 17, 2020 9:15 a.m.

January 17, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is aware that at other school board locations across the province, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will participate in a legal strike action, involving a one-day full withdrawal of services, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, unless a settlement is reached prior to...

‚Äč Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 16, 2020 8:45 a.m. UPDATED

January 16, 2020
The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is aware that at other school board locations across the province, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will participate in legal strike actions, involving a one-day full withdrawal of services, on Monday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 21, 2020, unless a settlement is reached...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď January 10, 2020 1:25 p.m.

January 10, 2020
‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has been notified that on Monday, January 13, 2020, members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will escalate the legal strike action, involving a partial withdrawal of services, to include field trips and extracurricular activities scheduled outside the regular school day, unless...

School Climate Survey results now available

October 08, 2019
‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has released board-wide and individual school results from the School Climate Survey conducted April 1-12, 2019. The survey gathered input from students in Grades 4-12, staff and parents/guardians to assist with planning programs and decision-making related to supporting safe and inclusive school environments.
...

Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

October 07, 2019
‚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 community,...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 6, 2019 (9:20 p.m.)

October 06, 2019
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 will be open to students on Monday, October 7, 2019. We thank you for...

LKDSB celebrates staff and volunteers on Oct. 4

October 04, 2019

‚Äč The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) celebrates those who dedicate their time to support student success during Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Day on Friday, October 4. At the 44th Session of the International Conference on Education, a United Nations agency declared Oct. 5 as World Teachers' Day. In...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 3, 2019 (1:30 p.m.)‚Äč

October 03, 2019
‚Äč On October 2, 2019, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced that they would begin a legal full withdrawal of services (strike action) in Ontario schools beginning on Monday, October 7, 2019 unless there is progress at the central bargaining table with the Ministry of Education and...

Contract Negotiations Update ‚Äď October 2, 2019 (3:30 p.m.)

October 02, 2019
‚ÄčToday, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced that they would begin a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in Ontario schools beginning on Monday, October 7, 2019 unless there is progress at the central bargaining table. Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is currently assessing the impact...

Update regarding CUPE contract negotiations

October 02, 2019
‚ÄčOn Wednesday, October 2, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario announced that in the absence of a negotiated settlement, its members will escalate labour sanctions to include a full strike at Ontario school boards, effective Monday, October 7, 2019. The Lambton Kent District School Board is currently reviewing what the impacts...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

October 02, 2019
‚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...

Update from CLASS regarding Community Use of Schools permits

October 01, 2019
‚ÄčChatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) has been notified by the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) and St. Clair Catholic District School Board (SCCDSB) that members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Locals 1238 & 4168 have joined their colleagues across the province in implementing labour sanctions against...

LKDSB releases 2019 School Climate Survey results

September 27, 2019

‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has released board-wide results from the School Climate Survey conducted April 1-12, 2019. The survey gathered input from students in Grades 4-12, staff and parents/guardians to assist with planning programs and decision-making related to supporting safe and inclusive school environments.
A total of...

Message from Director Howitt regarding an update on contract negotiations

September 26, 2019
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians, The 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, which includes a partial withdrawal of services, effective Monday, September 30, 2019. However, contract negotiations between...

LKDSB commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

September 23, 2019

‚ÄčThe Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) joins school boards across the province in commemorating Orange Shirt Day on September 30 to acknowledge and honour the survivors of residential schools, as well as the children and young people who never returned home. We encourage staff and students to wear an...

Message on behalf of Director John Howitt

September 03, 2019

Welcome back for the 2019-2020 school year! I hope you had an opportunity to relax this summer with family and friends. I am excited to begin as Director of Education and I look forward to visiting schools and meeting students, staff and families as I learn more about our unique...

Service Disruption: All Lambton Kent District School Board locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2

August 29, 2019
All Lambton Kent District School Board locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for Labour Day.
All locations will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Service Disruption - Phone services at all LKDSB locations will be unavailable on August 21, 2019 at 3:30-7:30 p.m.

August 08, 2019

Please be advised there will be a phone service disruption at all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) locations on Wednesday, August 21 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. due to a system upgrade. During this time, all inbound and outbound calls will be unavailable.
Should you need to contact the LKDSB during this...

CLASS and local school bus operators to host annual ‚ÄúFirst-Time Rider‚ÄĚ Orientation Day on Aug. 17

August 07, 2019
‚ÄčSafety program for students from the Lambton Kent District School Board & St. Clair Catholic District School Board to be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019. As another school year is set to begin, Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) and local school bus operators are preparing parents and first-time riders...

Students and Families Enrolled in Student Accident Insurance Program

June 05, 2019
DISCONTINUATION OF KIDS PLUS‚ĄĘ ACCIDENT INSURANCE PROGRAM
This is to inform you that the Kids Plus‚ĄĘ Accident Insurance Program will be discontinued effective with the 2019-2020 school year.
iA Financial Group (distributor of Kids Plus‚ĄĘ) has stated that all policies currently in force for the 2018-2019 school year will...

LKDSB Pride: Supporting LGBTQ+ Communities

May 22, 2019
‚Äč The month of June is nationally recognized as Pride Month in Canada. In accordance with the Ministry of Education's commitment to student achievement and well-being, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is joining school boards throughout the province in supporting the LGBTQ+ community with the display of the Pride...

First Time Rider 2019

May 07, 2019
‚Äč JK's and SK's! Come and Learn about taking the Bus!
See attached flyer for more details.

Letter to parents/guardians re: Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP) Update

March 07, 2019
‚ÄčDear Parents/Guardians, As you may be aware, the LKDSB Technology Enriched Learning Plan (TELP) has been under review for several years. As a result of this ongoing review, Senior Administration has decided to reconfigure TELP for the 2019-2020 school year, based on current budget constraints and anticipated further Ministry funding reductions....

All school buses running today (Feb. 13) in Zones 1-8

February 13, 2019
‚ÄčAll school buses in Zones 1-8 are running today (Feb. 13). CLASS is experiencing technical difficulties with its transportation website, however updates on bus delays are available on the MySBI app. CLASS is working to resolve the issues with its website. Download the MySBI app for up-to-date school bus information.

UPDATE: All Lambton Kent District School Board locations are closed today

February 12, 2019
‚ÄčBased on updated information, the Lambton Kent District School Board is closing all locations, including schools, the Chatham and Sarnia Education Centres, and the Adult and Continuing Education Centre in Chatham and Sarnia today (Feb. 12) due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All daycare facilities located within schools are also closed today.

‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones are cancelled today (Feb. 6) due to poor road conditions

February 06, 2019
School buses in all zones (Zones 1-8) are cancelled today (Feb. 6) due to poor road conditions. All schools will remain open.

Kindergarten registration at the following schools will continue as scheduled from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: Queen Elizabeth II Public School - Chatham
Victor Lauriston Public School
Winston Churchill Public...

Black History Month

February 01, 2019
‚Äč Black History is annually celebrated during the month of February, but the role of African Canadians in our history and society is embedded in Lambton Kent District School Board curriculum throughout the year. In addition to activities promoted during the month of February, LKDSB students, families and staff members are...

School buses in Zones 1-4 cancelled today (Jan. 29) due to road conditions

January 29, 2019
School buses in Zones 1-4 are cancelled today (Jan. 29) due to poor road conditions. Buses in all other zones are running and all schools will remain open.

Secondary exams at all Sarnia-Lambton secondary schools will be cancelled for the day and the exam schedule will be pushed back one day...

School buses cancelled today (Jan. 23)

January 23, 2019
‚Äč‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton are cancelled today due to poor road conditions. All schools will remain open. Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

School buses cancelled today (Jan. 21)

January 21, 2019
‚ÄčSchool buses in all zones in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton are cancelled today due to poor road conditions. All schools will remain open. Visit the CLASS website or download the MySBI app for school bus updates.

Become a member of Special Education Advisory Committee

November 23, 2018
‚ÄčCommunity organizations/associations are invited to apply to serve on the Special Education Advisory Committee. Interested applicants must submit a nomination form and letter by 4 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2018. Click here to learn more about the criteria and the application process. To obtain a copy of the Nomination Form, please contact Lori Gall...

LKDSB Raising Awareness about Bullying Nov. 19-23

November 19, 2018
‚Äč 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....

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 ‚Äď 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...

Ontario government hosting additional Telephone Town Hall sessions for provincial consultations

November 15, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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...

LKDSB and St. Clair Catholic to host ‚ÄúExperience the Trades‚ÄĚ Event November 14 and 15

November 12, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Share your feedback on the LKDSB's Special Education Plan

November 08, 2018
‚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 community,...

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...

LKDSB to host parent/guardian IPRC information nights to support Grade 9 transitions

October 26, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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,...

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. ‚Äď...

Information for parents/guardians, students and staff regarding legalization of cannabis

October 16, 2018
‚ÄčWith 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...

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

October 11, 2018
‚ÄčOn 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...

LKDSB Celebrates Staff and Volunteers on Oct. 5

October 02, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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. ‚ÄúWe greatly appreciate the daily dedication of our staff and volunteers who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to promoting student achievement,‚ÄĚ said Chair Elizabeth Hudie. ‚ÄúOn...

Fair Notice Communication Regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessment Protocol

September 25, 2018
‚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...

LKDSB commemorates Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 27

September 25, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Letter to Parents/Guardians re: Health and Physical Education Curriculum

September 11, 2018
‚ÄčDear 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...

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...

Message from Chair Hudie and Director Costello re: Health and Physical Education Curriculum

July 26, 2018
‚ÄčDear 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)...

LKDSB Celebrates ‚ÄėEquity in Action‚Äô During Education Week, May 7-11

May 03, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčDear 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
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčThe 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
‚ÄčWe 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...

Parent/Teacher Interviews

November 17, 2017
‚ÄčCheck 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
‚ÄčPlease 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...

OHIP + CHILDREN and YOUTH PHARMACARE

October 10, 2017
‚Äč 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...

‚ÄčDrive 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...

PEDICULOSIS (HEAD LICE)

October 05, 2017
‚Äč 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
‚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...

Parent Association/ Parent Council

September 12, 2017
‚ÄčBy 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...

CATHCART COUGAR OPEN HOUSE 2017

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
‚Äč 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‚ĄĘ...

The LKDSB on the Go App will be discontinued as of Sept. 1, 2017

August 31, 2017
‚ÄčThe 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
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčThe 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
‚ÄčThe 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
‚ÄčThe 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, M√©tis 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. ‚ÄčCathcart 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

EQAO

May 10, 2017
‚Äč
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 ‚ÄúMySBI‚ÄĚ

April 16, 2017
‚Äč 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...

GRADUATION NIGHT is JUNE 28th

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

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1219 Cathcart Blvd, Sarnia, ON, N7S 2H7
519-542-3774
Principal: Anita Sabatini
Vice Principal: Randi McDonald
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