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Fenelon Falls Secondary School Hosts Reach for The Top Event


On June 13, Fenelon Falls Secondary School (FFSS) hosted a group of Grade 8 students from each of the six feeder schools for an introduction to the inter-school quiz program, Reach for The Top. Schoolreach is a trivia competition for Canadian secondary schools. Reach teams build their skills within their high school club using game packs and compete at competitions against other school teams in their area. The FFSS team recently travelled to Toronto on April 28 to represent the Peterborough/Kawartha region at the Provincial Championships. The team placed 20th in the province and saw this as an opportunity to encourage others [...]

Fenelon Falls Secondary School Hosts Reach for The Top Event2024-06-24T08:59:43-04:00

Mental Health Services Newsletter – June


The end of the school year can stir up a whole range of emotions; for many there is excitement and anticipation; for others there are feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. With the transition from the school year into summer break, schedules become less predictable and can cause increased stress for parents, caregivers, and children alike. Each child and family is unique, but there are things all parents/guardians can do to support the transition. With the right strategies in place, it’s possible to navigate this time with ease and ensure a smooth transition into the summer months. Learn more about tips for [...]

Mental Health Services Newsletter – June2024-06-24T08:58:25-04:00

Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute Launches a New Website


Congratulations to Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI) on the launch of their new website! The new sites have a number of new features to highlight, including: An accessibility adjustment tool has been included to the site called AccessiBe, which can be found on the bottom left-hand side of any page. A week-ahead calendar has been added to the homepage that highlights school events and initiatives, Dates of Significance, Pathways and Programs events, as well as the five day and secondary tumble calendars. Individuals can see the full calendar of events and even subscribe to each category to receive email notifications! An updated Staff [...]

Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute Launches a New Website2024-06-20T14:37:23-04:00

Media Release: TLDSB 2024-2025 Balanced Budget Approved


LINDSAY, ON – At the June 11 Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) Public Meeting of the Board, trustees approved the budget for the 2024-2025 school year of $264.8 million. TLDSB is committed to a future where our students not only develop their competencies but thrive in their environment. It is important to TLDSB that the system continues to grow student knowledge, self-confidence, and resiliency, as these are key factors in leading a healthy, successful, and fulfilling life. “As a system, a balanced budget is an essential component to operate effectively while meeting the two goals of student achievement and student [...]

Media Release: TLDSB 2024-2025 Balanced Budget Approved2024-06-19T08:53:38-04:00

Langton Public School Playground Gets Fresh Paint


During the month of May, Langton Public School’s (LPS) Practical Academics and Life Skills class, along with their educational assistants and teachers, held a Sticker Sale Fundraiser to raise money to paint their school yard playground. The class collected different genres of stickers – sports, gaming, anime, insects, animals, princesses, and more – and sold them for $1 each. In total, the class raised $1,325! With stickers left over, the class then had the creative idea to hold a pop-up store the following week, selling mystery packs that contained 10 stickers and sold them at $5 each. With these additional funds, [...]

Langton Public School Playground Gets Fresh Paint2024-06-18T11:33:50-04:00

VLC Student Selected as the Recipient of the Schulich Leader Scholarship


Congratulations to Virtual Learning Centre Grade 12 student, Fatima Rain-Mariz Tolentino, who was recently selected as the recipient of the Schulich Leader Scholarship! The Schulich Leader Scholarship represents the top entrepreneurial-minded science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students in their graduating class who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, creativity, and charisma. Through the scholarship, Fatima will receive $100,000 to go towards her post-secondary education, in which she will be studying chemical and physical sciences at McMaster University in the fall. Congratulations!

VLC Student Selected as the Recipient of the Schulich Leader Scholarship2024-06-18T11:32:24-04:00

Huntsville High School Mental Health Committee Creates Inspiring Mural


The Huntsville High School (HHS) Jack.org Mental Health Committee/Chapter recently created a mural to promote and support students’ mental health and well-being. “We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust our sails” was a quote already familiar to students as it existed on the wall in the school. Students in the committee, Tiya Patel, Jillian Fleming, Jorja Hammond, Phoebe Kujala, Ella Carnduff, and Liv Rossett, were inspired by the quote and wanted to bring more attention to it, so they all worked together to design and paint the mural, each having a different role. Duties included drafting ideas, designing the [...]

Huntsville High School Mental Health Committee Creates Inspiring Mural2024-06-17T09:54:17-04:00

TLDSB Pathways Team Hosts Level 1 Apprenticeship Celebration


On June 11, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) Pathways team hosted a celebration of learning event to recognize the hard work of Level 1 Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) students over the past school year. OYAP carpentry, hairstyling, and machining students, their families, and local employers and stakeholders were invited to the TLDSB Muskoka Education Centre for an evening of recognition and networking. Students and families had a chance to hear from a student apprentice, Georgian College Bracebridge campus manager, James Fielding, the Mayor of Bracebridge, Rick Maloney, and an employment and training consultant from the Ministry of Labour, [...]

TLDSB Pathways Team Hosts Level 1 Apprenticeship Celebration2024-06-17T09:53:15-04:00
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