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Upcoming Pathways Session: Next Steps for Graduating Students Pursuing an Apprenticeship

2024-06-12T10:52:26-04:00

Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) graduating students pursuing apprenticeships, their parents/guardians, and educators, are invited to attend an upcoming information session. Attendees will learn about the apprenticeship pathway and the steps students need to take for a smooth transition into an apprenticeship after secondary school. See the details below: When: Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Virtually Meeting link: http://meet.google.com/pay-hmoy-aba If you have any questions, contact TLDSB Pathways consultant and OYAP recruiter, Christine Moore, by email at [email protected].

Upcoming Pathways Session: Next Steps for Graduating Students Pursuing an Apprenticeship2024-06-12T10:52:26-04:00

The Arts Camp was a Success!

2024-06-11T10:49:08-04:00

From May 19 to 24, Grade 7 to 12 students from across the Board visited Camp White Pine in Haliburton for the annual Trillium Lakelands Arts Camp (TLAC). The overnight camp experience gives students the opportunity to receive specialized instruction for instrumental and vocal music, drama, musical theatre, dance, and visual arts through a four period-day. During the evening, campers enjoyed concerts, featuring performances from major artists, presentations from local visual artists, and an art display. Please see an overview of what took place throughout the week by watching the 2024 TLAC Slideshow below, created by students who attended, or by [...]

The Arts Camp was a Success!2024-06-11T10:49:08-04:00

The 2023-2024 After School Skills Development Program was a Success!

2024-06-11T10:48:02-04:00

Over the 2023-2024 school year, Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) had the opportunity to take part in the After School Skills Development Programs. The programs took place in both the fall and spring, and offered social skills learning opportunities through clubs, each with a specific social skills focus and target age groups. The fall program, which took place in November to December, was in partnership with LEARNstyle and targeted students in Grades 4 to 12. The virtual coding camp focused on building friendships through a shared interest in computers, coding, and robotics. There were [...]

The 2023-2024 After School Skills Development Program was a Success!2024-06-11T10:48:02-04:00

TLDSB Educational Assistant Receives City of Kawartha Lakes Accessibility Awareness Recognition Award

2024-06-10T10:36:45-04:00

Please see the City of Kawartha Lakes media release, Accessibility Awareness Recognition Awards 2024, recognizing TLDSB educational assistant, Lee-Anne Grof, for her commitment to supporting students of all abilities so that they can participate to their full potential.

TLDSB Educational Assistant Receives City of Kawartha Lakes Accessibility Awareness Recognition Award2024-06-10T10:36:45-04:00

2024-2025 School Year Calendar

2024-06-07T09:12:51-04:00

The 2024-2025 school year calendar has been approved by the Ministry of Education! Check it out by viewing the Calendar page on the Board’s website. Parents/guardians will receive a hard-copy of the calendar in September.

2024-2025 School Year Calendar2024-06-07T09:12:51-04:00

Gravenhurst High School Welcomes Incoming Grade 9 Students

2024-06-05T08:58:17-04:00

On May 29, Gravenhurst High School hosted a “high school, here we come!” event to prepare incoming students for the transition to secondary school, and as an opportunity to learn about experiential learning opportunities available at the school. Throughout the day, Grade 8 students from Glen Orchard Public School, Gravenhurst Public School, Honey Harbour Public School, K.P. Manson Public School, and Muskoka Beechgrove Public School (MBPS) rotated through six different stations, each with an experiential activity. Stations included, manufacturing and transportation, hospitality and tourism, construction, health and wellness, art, and a question and answer session that focussed on the need to [...]

Gravenhurst High School Welcomes Incoming Grade 9 Students2024-06-05T08:58:17-04:00

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Funds Donated to K.P. Manson Public School

2024-06-05T08:57:13-04:00

From April 29 to May 5, Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada took part in the Smile Cookie campaign. The annual initiative donates 100 percent of cookie sales to local charities and community groups. For the past three years, the Gravenhurst Tim Hortons locations have supported local schools, with this year supporting K.P. Manson Public School! The week-long campaign was fully supported by staff, students, parent council members, and the school community. All classes made posters to hang in the various locations, Grade 7/8 students spent the day at one location “hyping” the event, and staff and families even decorated cookies and thanked [...]

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Funds Donated to K.P. Manson Public School2024-06-05T08:57:13-04:00

Update: TLDSB Represented at the National Skills Ontario Competitions

2024-06-04T10:34:11-04:00

Story #2: Update: TLDSB represented at the National Skills Ontario Competitions Over the past weekend, two Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) students travelled to Quebec City to compete at the National Skills Ontario Competitions as members of Team Ontario. I.E. Weldon Secondary School student, Caleb Dyck, competed in the individual carpentry competition and won gold! Huntsville High School student, Wilson Sinclair, competed in the electrical installations competition and finished in fourth place. Congratulations on your hard work, dedication, and honing your skills! Story #1: Great TLDSB representation at the Skills Ontario Provincial Competitions On May 6 to 7, 33 Trillium [...]

Update: TLDSB Represented at the National Skills Ontario Competitions2024-06-04T10:34:11-04:00

Media Release: TLDSB Hosts First-Ever Forum on Better Understanding Student Absenteeism

2024-06-03T10:01:08-04:00

MUSKOKA, ON – On May 31, Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) director of education, Wes Hahn, alongside associate superintendent of learning, Tanya Fraser, hosted a new forum to better understand student absenteeism. In attendance were trustees, parents/guardians, community agency partners, elementary and secondary administrators and educators, school support staff, central staff, and Mental Health Services Department staff from across the Board. “Parents/guardians and community partners play a key role in supporting positive student attendance and are important groups for TLDSB to engage with to better understand why students may be absent from school,” says Hahn. “This forum wasn’t to come [...]

Media Release: TLDSB Hosts First-Ever Forum on Better Understanding Student Absenteeism2024-06-03T10:01:08-04:00
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