We are so excited to launch the Spring 2021 edition of the #StartMeUp newsletter! In this first edition, we will explore and celebrate some of the diverse opportunities and endeavours students and staff have been involved in during the 2020-2021 school year. To read the full newsletter, visit the #StartMeUp Newsletter page on the TLDSB Pathways and Programs website.
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Last Day of Block 5 The Last Day of Block 5 is Monday, May 10, 2021. If you have any questions regarding your next scheduled course, please contact your AAEC Admin Head for details. Block 6 Block 6 courses will start on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
2020-2021 Skill Development Program (Summer Program) Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) is excited to partner with LEARN Style to provide students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) a virtual summer camp experience in July. Students will learn computation problem-solving strategies and basic coding concepts through graphical code and block code to build friendships through a shared interest in computers, coding and robotics. Who? Students who are in Grades 3-11 with ASD during the 2020-2021 school year and who the school team feels would benefit from and participate in social skills instruction. Participating students must be motivated to participate in a group [...]
Block 6: Day School Courses The following Day School Courses are available at the Huntsville and Lindsay Adult & Alternate Education Centres for Block 6 starting May 13, 2021. Huntsville HIP4O – Personal Life Management (Grade 12 Open) This course focuses on preparing students for living independently and working successfully with others. Students will learn to manage their personal resources to meet their basic needs for food, clothing, and housing. They will also learn about their personal, legal, and financial responsibilities and develop and apply interpersonal skills in order to make wise and [...]
Meet The Staff Leah Kivisaari Job Title: PSW Instructor Location: Lindsay AAEC Best Part of Your Job: "Working with students during long-term care placements, watching their confidence grow and becoming active members of the health care team." Favourite Quote: "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn" - Benjamin Franklin To learn more about the Lindsay AAEC where Leah works, click here.
AAEC Quarterly Newsletter: May-Jul 2021 Check out the AAEC Quarterly Newsletter for May to July 2021. To view the live interactive version please click on the image to the right.
When: Virtually on Thursday, May 6 Time: 6 to 7 p.m., followed by a Q/A session This virtual event is a great opportunity for Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) parents and guardians to learn more about nurturing children’s resilience during the pandemic. Known for his engaging speaking style, Dr. Michael Ungar uses the power of storytelling to drive home essential lessons learned from his experience working with youth, their families, and adults. He is a family therapist and professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Child, Family, and Community Resilience. This event is hosted by TLDSB [...]
Have you recently been receiving a lot of messages from the school or school board? Using the SchoolMessenger app or website, parents/guardians can determine how they would like to receive messages (phone (home, cell or both), email, text, and/or SchoolMessenger app/website) for each of the following message types: Attendance Commercial General Non-School Hours Emergency School Hours Emergency Survey Teacher Messaging Follow the steps below to create an account and set your preferences: Download the SchoolMessenger app, or visit go.schoolmessenger.ca. Create an account (preferably using the email address you have on file with your child’s school). Once you are logged in, go to Preferences on [...]
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to move to remote learning starting Monday, April 19. This means that Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) elementary and secondary schools will be closed to staff and students following the spring break, with online learning starting on Monday, April 19. Online learning instructions All students have access to an online classroom using one of the following platforms: Google Classroom, Seesaw, or Brightspace. The school day schedule will continue to be followed and curriculum will be delivered via a combination of synchronous [...]
Dear TLDSB families, The spring break we’ve all been waiting for is finally here and I want to thank all Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) school communities for continuing to follow public health and safety measures to help keep our schools open. It is crucial to continue to help prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 during the spring break and once students are back to in-school learning by following these guidelines: