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Trustees approve balanced budget for 2017-2018
06/22/2017
Trustees of the Limestone District School Board approved a balanced budget for the 2017-2018 school year, which includes total expenses of $268,970,131 at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
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Trustee acclaimed as President of OPSBA
06/13/2017
Limestone District School Board Trustee Laurie French has been acclaimed as President of the Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) for the 2017-2018 school year at its Annual General Meeting held on June 9, 2017.
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Board approves closure of Yarker Family School
06/05/2017
At a Special Meeting of the Limestone District School Board of Trustees June 5, 2017, Trustees voted to close Yarker Family School in September 2018 and relocate its students to Odessa Public School.
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Limestone graduation rate surpasses provincial target
05/09/2017
More students in the Limestone District School Board are graduating than ever before as a result of focused efforts by educators and engaging specialty programs aimed at helping students achieve success whatever their strengths, interests and career goals.
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Kingston Intermediate/Secondary School to proceed to tender phase
04/12/2017
The Limestone District School Board is ready to proceed to tender for construction of the new Kingston intermediate and secondary school following Ministry approval of the design and cost consulting phase.
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LDSB among organization recognized for work with Syrian newcomers
02/14/2017
The coalition of nearly 30 Kingston organizations helping Syrian newcomers has been awarded the 2017 Family Advocacy Award - the highest award given by Family and Children's Services or Frontenac, Lennox and Addington.
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Board & City partner to provide experiential learning to secondary students
11/23/2016
Community and curriculum will come together when students from the Katarokwi Aboriginal School and Second Chance program work together to cull overcrowded trees that will later be used in the construction of two indigenous teepees for use in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB).
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Board approves accommodation review for Yarker & Odessa schools
10/20/2016
The School Enrolment/School Capacity Committee (SE/SCC) of the Limestone District School Board voted on Sept. 28 to recommend a Pupil Accommodation Review, or PAR, be initiated for Yarker Family School & Odessa Public School to begin in the fall of 2016.
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Previously unsuccessful students meet provincial standards in EQAO assessments
09/21/2016
Today the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released 2016 results of assessments in primary and junior division literacy and mathematics, Grade 9 mathematics and the Grade 10 literacy test.
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The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.