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COVID-19 Update – April 7


The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has declared a third provincial emergency and stay-at-home order.  Effective April 8, 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 in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 transmission, the threat on the province’s hospital system capacity, and the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants. During the stay-at-home order, all Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) elementary and secondary schools will [...]

COVID-19 Update – April 72021-04-08T09:23:15-04:00

Parent Engagement Tips April 2021


Resilience Resilience is the idea that despite life’s difficulties, one can bounce back and recover. Research shows us that we can build on this capacity for resilience. Here are some tips you might use as a parent or caregiver: Make connections – be a friend to get a friend. Learning how to be a friend can be empowering! Maintain a daily routine – this is especially true for younger kids, as structure helps them know what they can depend on. Take a break – while routine is important, so too is our self care, and focusing on fun ‘down times’ can help turn our [...]

Parent Engagement Tips April 20212021-04-08T09:21:54-04:00

TLAC Home Edition Registration is Now Open!


We are thrilled that we are able to continue to celebrate the Arts and offer a virtual TLAC experience to our students this school year! TLAC Home Edition will be available to Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) Grade 7 to 12 students after school (4-8 p.m.) on May 10 to May 20. Specialized programs will be offered for Instrumental and Vocal Music, Drama, Musical Theatre, Dance, and Visual Arts, all within an exciting camp experience. How to register: Students are asked to log into their TLDSB student account and go to StudentConnect, where they will find the TLAC Home Edition website [...]

TLAC Home Edition Registration is Now Open!2021-04-06T09:17:50-04:00

COVID-19 Update – April 1


The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has declared a province-wide emergency shutdown effective Saturday, April 3. During the shutdown, all Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) elementary and secondary schools will remain open to staff and students, and in-person learning will continue. All COVID-19 information and updates can be found at tldsb.ca/covid19/.

COVID-19 Update – April 12021-04-06T09:16:13-04:00

Meet Your Teacher – Greg Neumann


Meet Your Teacher Greg Neumann Location: Lindsay AAEC Subjects: A.C.E. (Grade 9-10 Core Subjects) & REAL Reason for Becoming a Teacher: "As a teen, my role models were often my coaches and my teachers. They were hard-working, intelligent, funny characters that helped me and others achieve our goals and learn important life lessons. Being a person that likes to learn, be organized, and help others, teaching was an easy career choice for me." Favourite Quote: "The time is always right to do what is right." - Martin Luther King, Jr. To learn more about the [...]

Meet Your Teacher – Greg Neumann2021-04-01T09:00:15-04:00

TLDSB Launches the #StartMeUp Campaign


The skilled trades is a growing industry. Over the next ten years, as baby boomers retire, there will be a great need for skilled trade workers. Skills Canada estimates that 40 percent of new jobs created this decade will be in the skilled trades. TLDSB has launched the #StartMeUp campaign in order to increase the knowledge and awareness of all regarding the incredible opportunities that are available for students in the area of the skilled trades and apprenticeships. We hope to explore current and future opportunities, start conversations, and plan for our students’ futures together. Learn more about #StartMeUp by visiting [...]

TLDSB Launches the #StartMeUp Campaign2021-03-29T14:46:09-04:00

Media Release: TLDSB Receives Funds to Help Families


LINDSAY, ON – Three community groups recently augmented the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) Feed All Four Fund: in January, the Board received $1,500 from the Optimist Club of Lindsay; in February, the Muskoka Community Foundation presented the Board with grants totalling $20,000; and in March, the Board received $1,270 from the Children’s Foundation of Muskoka. At the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, TLDSB staff had the opportunity to contribute to a Feed All Four Fund to help support student well-being and families in need, particularly those most challenged due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. While much of the [...]

Media Release: TLDSB Receives Funds to Help Families2021-03-29T14:44:39-04:00

Message from the Director of Education – March 17


Dear parents/guardians, It has been quite a year for all of us at Trillium Lakelands District School Board! The challenges faced by families and by staff alike have been numerous and frequent. I want to thank you for your continued support and patience as we have navigated our way during the pandemic. Before the end of the school year we will be providing an opportunity for your feedback on important things you’d like to share about your child’s learning experience during the pandemic.

Message from the Director of Education – March 172021-03-29T14:42:56-04:00

Last Day of Block 4 – Mar 17, 2021


Last Day of Block 4 The Last Day of Block 4 is Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  If you have any questions regarding your next scheduled course, please contact your AAEC Admin Head for details. Block 5 Block 5 courses will start on Monday, March 22, 2021.

Last Day of Block 4 – Mar 17, 20212021-03-15T09:13:12-04:00
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