The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, has declared a second provincial emergency. Effective January 14, the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, as outlined in the provincial news release. This order and other new and existing public health restrictions are aimed at limiting people’s mobility and reducing the number of daily contacts with those outside an immediate household.
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Smoke alarms Smoke alarms provide early notification of a fire and increase your chance of surviving unharmed by up to 50 percent. It is the law to have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in your home. Make sure to follow these steps: Install smoke alarms outside each separate sleeping area, on every level of your home (including the basement), and in each bedroom. For best protection have alarms interconnected, so when one sounds they all sound. Test your smoke alarms monthly by pressing the test button. Replace all battery and electrically powered smoke alarms every 10 years. Teach young children [...]
Please see the letter from Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, to all Ontario parents regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the return to in-class learning. Letter from the Minister of Education All COVID-19 information can be found on tldsb.ca/covid19/.
The Ontario government has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to temporarily move to remote learning starting on January 4. This means that Trillium Lakelands District School Board elementary schools will be closed for an additional week following the holiday break, with online learning starting on January 4, reopening to in-class learning on January 11. Secondary schools will also remain closed, with online learning starting on January 4, reopening to in-class learning on January 25.
Dear TLDSB families: You may have heard that the Minister of Education advised school boards that schools could potentially have an extended break and be closed beyond January 4, 2021. At this time, no decision has been made by the Ministry of Education. When we learn more from the province, we will inform you. I would like to reassure you, that Trillium Lakelands District School Board is prepared to move to a remote learning environment for your child, should the break be extended.
Meet The Staff Allie Dennis Job Title: Secretary Location: Gravenhurst AAEC Best Part of Your Job: "The people we work with." Favourite Quote: "There's something positive in every day." - Alice Morse Earle To learn more about the Gravenhurst AAEC where Allie works, click here.
Dear TLDSB families, As we approach the end of the year and the holiday break, I would like to take the time to thank all of our staff, students, and families for your patience and understanding as we worked, and are still working, through these challenging times. Your effort and dedication to learning has not gone unnoticed.
Plan and practice a fire drill with your family You and your family may have as little as two minutes to escape if there is a fire in your home. Every family should plan and practice a home escape plan with an outside meeting place. Please keep the following items in mind when reviewing your plan: Have working smoke alarms on every level of your home and outside all sleeping areas. Make a fire escape plan with two ways out of each room. Ensure doors are not blocked by clutter and all windows open. Have a responsible person assigned to help [...]
LINDSAY, ON – Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) trustees approved the appointment of Jay MacJanet as the Board’s new Superintendent of Learning, replacing retiring Superintendent Dave Golden. MacJanet will be supporting schools and working with administrators and teachers to further develop their instructional knowledge.
We are excited to announce the After School Skills Development Program, which seeks to offer social skills learning opportunities for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) outside of the school day. The After School Skills Development Program is made up of four individual programs, each with a specific social skills focus and target age groups. The programs are for students who would benefit from and participate in social skills instruction virtually, using Google Meet and additional support materials provided in a Google Classroom.