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Dr. George Hall Public School Grade 4 and 5 Class Received Grant For New Books

2022-07-26T08:31:07-04:00

Dr. George Hall Public School students in Megan Clements’ Grades 4 and 5 classes will be returning to a classroom full of new books to dive into this upcoming school year. Clements, a lifelong reader, has always encouraged a love of reading in her students. She engages students’ interactions with books through independent reading time, displaying books by their covers on a gallery wall, and having students assist in organizing books. Posted on the book display wall are lists of the most popular books, filled with names of students anticipating their turn to read them. Clements applied to a United States [...]

Dr. George Hall Public School Grade 4 and 5 Class Received Grant For New Books2022-07-26T08:31:07-04:00

Monck Public School Bakes for Muskoka Animal Shelter

2022-07-06T09:15:14-04:00

Monck Public School students in Mme Clarke’s Grade 2/3 French Immersion class, utilized their entrepreneur skills to organize a bake sale fundraiser for the Muskoka Animal Shelter, a branch of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (OSPCA). Keira Haggert’s recent visit to the animal shelter to adopt a kitten, motivated her to share her experience with other students who also had their own stories to recount. Inspired by their shared experiences, and stories of pets and animals in need of loving homes and care, the group took action. On June 14, the group of students, which included, [...]

Monck Public School Bakes for Muskoka Animal Shelter2022-07-06T09:15:14-04:00

Local Students Receive Scholarships from the Huntsville Festival of the Arts

2022-06-30T09:23:35-04:00

Six local Huntsville students have been awarded scholarships to foster the development of their performing arts talent. Through the Huntsville Festival of the Arts, the scholarship program provides financial assistance for youth (junior and senior) who are currently studying, or who plan to pursue studies in music, theatre, or dance. Congratulations to the following recipients and all students who enjoy participating in the arts! The 2022 recipient for the senior scholarship is Huntsville High School (HHS) Grade 12 student, Oscar Finn, who will be pursuing a Bachelor of Music in the jazz program at Humber College*. The 2022 recipients for the [...]

Local Students Receive Scholarships from the Huntsville Festival of the Arts2022-06-30T09:23:35-04:00

End of Year Message from the Director of Education

2022-06-30T09:22:01-04:00

Dear TLDSB students and families, Most of us would agree that navigating the pandemic has been one of the biggest challenges our society has faced in recent years. We recognize that the impact the pandemic has made affected every individual and family in different ways, however we appreciate that, as a collective, we have all worked together to continue on a path toward a better future. Our communities should be proud of themselves for the resilience, dedication, and strength they have demonstrated during these challenging times. On behalf of our trustees and senior team, I would like to extend a sincere [...]

End of Year Message from the Director of Education2022-06-30T09:22:01-04:00

LCVI Students Pursue Medical Sciences this September!

2022-06-27T09:53:20-04:00

Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI) students will gain hands-on experience in the medical sciences through a new specialist high skills major program (SHSM), launching this September! Ross Memorial Hospital and Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) recently partnered together to create the Health Sciences SHSM program, to inspire, educate, and give students interested in pursuing a career in health care. The course was inspired by a similar program currently running at Norfolk General Hospital. Through this new health science pathway, students will gain seven healthcare related certifications, such as infection control, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), first aid, and [...]

LCVI Students Pursue Medical Sciences this September!2022-06-27T09:53:20-04:00

Media Release: TLDSB 2022-2023 Budget Supports Student Learning

2022-06-24T09:02:05-04:00

BRACEBRIDGE, ON – At the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) Regular Meeting of the Board, that took place on June 14, the trustees approved the budget for the 2022-2023 school year. TLDSB believes in a future where our students develop the competencies, understandings, self-confidence, and resiliency to lead healthy, successful, and fulfilling lives. Equity, achievement, and well-being for the members of our community is a priority. “This budget was designed with our students and educators as the focus,” notes Superintendent of Business Services, Tim Ellis. “Within this budget, there has been a greater emphasis put on supports for students who [...]

Media Release: TLDSB 2022-2023 Budget Supports Student Learning2022-06-24T09:02:05-04:00

Haliburton Mural Wall Unveiled to the Community

2022-06-24T09:00:32-04:00

The following good news story is an update to the previous story published on September 9, 2021, titled, J.D. Hodgson Elementary School students fight for local athletes to be added to the Haliburton Mural Wall of Sports Heroes. On June 18, the Haliburton County community came together for a long overdue celebration to recognize the achievements of two local athletes, 1996 Olympian Lesley Tashlin and CFL player Taly William (1990’s), at an unveiling ceremony at the A.J. LaRue Community Centre. These two athletes are also siblings! Over the past year, a group of Grade 7 and 8 students from J.D. Hodgson Elementary [...]

Haliburton Mural Wall Unveiled to the Community2022-06-24T09:00:32-04:00

Peace Blooms at Muskoka Falls Public School

2022-06-23T09:02:52-04:00

The Peace Bloomers is a fundraiser designed by a team of Grade 6 students at Muskoka Falls Public School (MFPS) with a goal of raising funds to support the citizens of Ukraine. The idea for the fundraiser came from a learning experience where the students were asked to listen to podcasts and stories about the war in the Ukraine. This task was the vehicle that inspired three students, Eveylen Fager, Teva Minler, and Jillian O’Neill, to take action through empathy, kindness, and care. The team spent recesses and nutrition breaks over a number of weeks learning how to design a fundraiser, [...]

Peace Blooms at Muskoka Falls Public School2022-06-23T09:02:52-04:00
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