Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving to all AAEC staff and students! May everyone have a safe and happy holiday. A reminder that there are no classes today, Monday, October 12, 2020. Classes will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Last Day of Block 1 will take place on Friday, October 23, 2020.
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Meet Your Teacher Lisa Uuldriks Location: Lindsay AAEC Job Title: AAEC Principal Reason for Becoming a Teacher: "I had an amazing high school Physics teacher that sparked a passion for the subject in me. I decided that my best path would be to pass on the love of the subject to others" Favourite Quote: "When was the last time you did something for the first time?" - Darius Rucker To learn more about the Adult & Alternate Education Centres, click here.
Dear TLDSB Families; I would like to thank all of our staff, students, and families for your ongoing patience and understanding as we work together to keep our school communities safe. Staff in our schools and staff teaching remotely are working hard to provide the best possible teaching and learning to our students given our current circumstances and we are delighted to see how eager our students are to learn. At the beginning of a typical school year, there are often changes that need to be made as new students arrive at a school and classrooms are adjusted. Sometimes a few [...]
Block 2: Day School Courses The following Day School Courses are available at the Bracebridge, Huntsville and Lindsay Adult & Alternate Education Centres for Block 2 starting October 27, 2020. Bracebridge HSP3C – Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology (Grade 11 College) This course introduces the theories, questions, and issues that are the major concerns of anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the way social scientists approach the topics they study and the research methods they employ. Students will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives and to [...]
Yesterday, the Ontario government released the NEW Ontario COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School. The Ministry of Health has updated the symptoms list and language on school screening. For students, the tool will now have two sets of questions about symptoms that may yield different next steps depending on which symptoms are selected: The first set of questions asks about symptoms, such as fever or persistent cough. Students with any of these symptoms will still be advised to stay home until they are able to consult with a medical provider and receive an alternative diagnosis OR a negative COVID-19 test. The [...]
TLDSB is Honouring Orange Shirt Day - Wed. September 30, 2020 Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters is an event that recognizes the survivors of residential schools – and acknowledges those who did not. Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come. Trillium Lakelands District School Board is committed to advancing the spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. Everyone in TLDSB is asked to get involved in honouring all those who attended residential schools by wearing an orange shirt this Wednesday, September [...]
Half-Mast Notice - Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day Trillium Lakelands District School Board buildings are lowering flags from September 25-28 to half-mast in memory of police and peace officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities safe. Established in 1998, Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day is held on the last Sunday of September each year: https://thememorial.ca/memorial/index/introduction
Meet Your Teacher Melody Dart Location: Gravenhurst AAEC Subjects: English, Co-op, Phys Ed, PLAR, Mathematics, History, Social Sciences... Reason for Becoming a Teacher: "I like helping people and seeing them gain confidence in themselves." Favourite Quote: "When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life." - John Lennon To learn more about the Gravenhurst AAEC where Melody Dart teaches, click here.
AAEC Quarterly Newsletter: August to October 2020 Check out the AAEC Quarterly Newsletter for August to October 2020. To view the live interactive version please click on the image to the right.
Dear TLDSB secondary families; As you are all aware, the numbers of COVID-19 cases are rising in Ontario. Although we are in an area that is not experiencing significant increases, we must be vigilant at all times to ensure we follow public health guidelines to protect our school communities.