Skip to main content
Bus infoStaffEmployment Contact Us
Dresden Area Central School
MENU
News Archive

Announcements Archive

EdWeekFacebook.png

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

Important message from Superintendent Gary Girardi

April 04, 2018
​Student and staff safety is a top priority of the Lambton Kent District School Board and the LKDSB takes all alleged threats to students and staff safety seriously. There has recently been a photo and message circulating through social media that suggests an alleged threat to a school to occur this...
InternationalEd.png

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

UPDATE: All LKDSB schools open Monday, Feb. 26

February 25, 2018
​Flood waters in Thamesville and Chatham have begun to recede. All Lambton Kent District School Board schools will be open on Monday as normal; however, some bus routes may be affected by road closures. Please visit the schoolbusinfo.com website or download the MySBI app for the latest information. The EarlyON child care...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
download.png

DACS Literacy Night

January 17, 2018
​ Come have S'MORE fun at Literacy Night January 18, 2018 ~ 6:00pm - 7:30pm at DACS. Join us for some fun activities: letter hunt, green screen pictures, word stamping, blackout poetry, making bookmarks, iPad games. Featuring special guest Miss Jenn from the CK Library for TWILIGHT TALES! Wear your PJ's...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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™...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
CLASS_Logo.png

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,...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

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...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

REMEMBER TO USE THE CROSSWALK SAFELY

May 15, 2017
With the new crosswalk, there is a need to adjust to crossing nearly unassisted. It is recommended that all students that use the crosswalk do so safely and do not act recklessly when crossing the crosswalk. Please make sure that before crossing the crosswalk that the lights are indeed blinking, all pedestrians are...
AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

Flowers Arriving May 11th

May 02, 2017
Please remember to pick up your flowers May 11th from 2pm-6pm in the school gym. ​

AnnouncementsImgStock.jpg

CLASS Launches Free Mobile App “MySBI”

April 17, 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 real-time notifications whenever...
eqao.jpg

EQAO

April 17, 2017
​ Our Grade 3 and 6 students will be writing the Provincial Assessment between May 23rd to June 8th. Parents are kindly asked to ensure that their child(ren) are on time during this assessment and to try not to arrange any appointments during this time period, if possible. Your cooperation with...

Contact

Dresden Area Central School
941 North St, Dresden, ON, N0P 1M0
519-683-4458
Principal: Byron Hodgson
Bus Zone: 5, 6, 7BUS STATUS

Connect with us

Logo
© 2017 Lambton Kent District School Board Utility links