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Labour Update - November 20, 2022
11/20/2022
We are delighted to share that CUPE and the province have been able to reach a tentative agreement in labour negotiations. This message is to confirm that all schools will be open to students Monday, November 21 for in-person learning.
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Message from the Director
Message from the Director – Nov. 18, 2022
11/18/2022
I hope families had a safe start to the winter weather presented this morning, and earlier this week. The forecast suggests we will be getting more snow over the next couple of days.
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Chair & Vice-Chair selected for 2022-2023 session
11/17/2022
Trustees of the Limestone District School Board selected Trustees Robin Hutcheon and Bob Godkin to the roles of Chair and Vice-Chair
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CUPE Negotiations Update Nov. 16 2022
11/16/2022
As announced November 16, CUPE has provided five-day notice announcing a full withdrawal of services effective Monday, November 21.
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Boardroom Briefs - November 16, 2022
11/16/2022
Boardroom Briefs is now available for the Initial Meeting of the Board November 16, 2022.
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Message from the Director
Message from the Director - November 15, 2022
11/15/2022
A message from the Director for LDSB families on November 15, 2022
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Tutoring and Online Learning Resources Available
11/14/2022
LDSB is offering an afterschool drop-in Virtual Tutoring Program for Limestone students in Grades 1 to 10.
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KFL&A Public Health Food and Nutrition Literacy Workshop
KFL&A Public Health's Nutrition and Food Literacy Workshop Series
11/11/2022
KFL&A Public Health is offering a series of nutrition and food literacy workshops between November 2022 and April 2023 – available for free to all Limestone students, staff, and families.
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Labour Update to Families - Nov. 7, 2022
11/07/2022
In-person learning will resume at all LDSB schools tomorrow morning, Tues. Nov. 8
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Labour Update for Families – November 6
11/06/2022
At this point in time, it appears the protest by CUPE staff will be continuing to start the week.
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Labour Update - Friday, November 4, 2022
Labour Update - Friday, November 4, 2022
11/04/2022
Currently, it appears a full withdrawal of services by CUPE staff will extend into the start of next week at minimum. Given these circumstances, we anticipate LDSB schools and buildings will remain closed to students and the public for Monday, November 7.
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Statement from Chair of the Board
11/04/2022
With CUPE employees making up 30% of Limestone DSB employees, we had no choice but to close schools for in-person learning due to significant health and safety concerns.
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2021-2022 EQAO Provincial Assessment Results
11/02/2022
The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) has released reports on the 2021–2022 provincial assessments for each publicly funded school board in Ontario. Results for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) are similar to provincial results with achievement across some levels continuing to improve or remaining stable.
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Equity Matters - October 2022
10/31/2022
The month of October intentionally holds space to recognize, celebrate and learn from the past and present contributions/experiences of multiple identities and cultural heritages,
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New Board of Trustees elected for term 2022-2026
10/25/2022
Three new trustees will join seven incumbents on the Limestone District School Board of Trustees for a new four-year term in office,
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Extending our condolences to the family of Grandmother Laurel Claus-Johnson and the community
10/03/2022
The Limestone District School Board extends its condolences to the family of Grandmother Laurel Claus-Johnson and the community
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Equity Matters - Sept. 2022
09/30/2022
Equity Matters focuses on additional opportunity to reconnect with, and learn about, each other in meaningful, collaborative ways.
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2021-2022 Facilities Services Capital Projects
09/26/2022
Over the 2021-2022 school year, the Limestone District School Board Facilities Services Maintenance and Construction teams worked on 223 projects at Limestone schools.
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National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
09/26/2022
Observing National Day of Truth and Reconciliation at Limestone schools and sites
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Boardroom Briefs: September 21, 2022
09/22/2022
Boardroom Briefs is now available for the Regular Meeting of September 21, 2022.
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A Message from the Director
A Message from the Director - September 15, 2022
09/15/2022
I hope you and your family have had a very positive start to the 2022-2023 school year in Limestone.
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Short Hold and Secure as precautionary measure
09/08/2022
On the direction of Kingston Police several schools in the LCVI family of schools
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Updates to the School & Child Care Screening Tool
09/01/2022
Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced updates to the School and Child Care Screening Tool and Management of Cases and Contacts of COVID-19.
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Back to School: What Elementary Students Need to Bring on the First Day
08/16/2022
We hope everyone is having a safe and healthy summer and has been able to spend time with family and friends. As Limestone District School Board continues to work towards welcoming back students on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, we know families are busy preparing for the new school year as well. Here is a suggested list of what elementary students need to prepare to bring on their first day of school.
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Preparing for a New School Year
08/02/2022
We are excited to welcome back all students on Tuesday, September 6 while continuing our focus on wellness, innovation, and collaboration.
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Board Message to Families
Board Message to Families - June 28, 2022
06/28/2022
June is always a time of reflection as we are completing one school year and continuing preparations for the next school year. It is also a time of change at Limestone as we see students graduating from elementary and secondary school, staff retire, and many students prepare for transitions.
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Equity Matters June 2022
06/27/2022
June's Equity Matters provides an overview of Limestone's equity journey and acknowledging the important role we all play in being part of the necessary change.
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BCIP
Building Construction Internship Program (BCIP) are Hosting an Open House
06/24/2022
Limestone District School Board students in the Building Construction Internship Program (BCIP) are hosting an Open House celebrating the eight ‘Tiny Homes’ they have completed this year, marking their 100th house project, on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 45 County Road 6 in Amherstview from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m..
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Boardroom Briefs - June 15, 2022
Boardroom Briefs - June 15, 2022
06/16/2022
Boardroom Briefs is now available for the Regular Meeting of June 15, 2022. Boardroom Briefs is intended to provide highlights of presentations, reports and decisions made at the regular meeting of the Limestone District School Board of Trustees.
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Trustees Approve 2022-2023 Budget
Trustees Approve 2022-2023 Budget
06/15/2022
The Limestone District School Board of Trustees approved a deficit budget balanced with surplus funds for the 2022-2023 school year totaling $295 million at its regular meeting on June 15, 2022.
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2022 Student Achievers Awards
2022 Limestone Student Achievers Awards
06/15/2022
The Limestone District School Board of Trustees honoured 11 secondary students with 2022 Limestone Student Achievers Awards at its regular meeting on June 15, 2022.
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Addressing Acts of Hate
Addressing Acts of Hate
06/13/2022
The Limestone District School Board is working closely with staff and students to provide resources and other supports to confront acts of hate as part of its ongoing efforts to create safe, welcoming, and identity-affirming spaces for everyone.
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LDSB Pride 2022
Limestone Schools to Fly Intersex-Inclusive Progress Pride Flag Throughout June
05/31/2022
The Education Centre and all school across the Limestone District School Board are recognizing Pride Month in KFL&A by flying the Intersex-Inclusive Progress Pride Flag for the month of June.
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Tragic Mass Shooting in Texas
Statement Regarding Mass Shooting in Uvalde, Texas
05/25/2022
Limestone District School Board is very saddened to learn of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas that took the lives of 19 students and 1 teacher. No words can express our condolences deeply enough for those affected. Our thoughts are with the families, classmates, and community in Uvalde.
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Limestone District School Board Trustees Vote to have an Indigenous Trustee Appointed to Board
Limestone District School Board Trustees Vote to have an Indigenous Trustee Appointed to Board
05/20/2022
At the May 18, 2022, Limestone District School Board’s Regular Board Meeting, Trustees unanimously voted to approach the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte for them to appoint an Indigenous Trustee to the Limestone Board of Trustees.
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Boardroom Briefs: May 18, 2022
05/20/2022
Trustee select new name for east-end school, pass motion for Indigenous Trustee and more highlights from May 18 Board meeting.
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Trustees select École Maple ES as new name
05/19/2022
École Maple Elementary School was chosen as the new name for École Kingston East Elementary School
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Human Trafficking Event June 8 2022
Human Trafficking Is Closer Than You Think - Break the Silence. Break the Chains.
05/18/2022
Free event for students as well as an evening session for parents, guardians, and community members. Learn how to prevent and eliminate human trafficking.
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Bridges to Local Employment
Bridges to Local Employment
05/16/2022
The Limestone District School Board, in collaboration with Specialist High Skills Major and Lennox & Addington Economic Development, are pleased to announce the Bridges to Local Employment Event, happening at Napanee District Secondary School on Thursday, May 26 from 10 a.m. –to 12:30 p.m.
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Statement regarding shootings in US
05/16/2022
The LDSB offers our sincere condolences to the communities grieving in the wake of these horrific acts of hatred, and to the family, friends, and anyone affected by this tragic event.
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LDSB Community Equity Advisory Committee
Join the LDSB Community Equity Advisory Committee
05/12/2022
To help support everyone who learns, works, or volunteers in Limestone to value diversity, demonstrate respect for others, and commit to establishing a just and caring society, Limestone has recently formed the Community Equity Advisory Committee.
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K-12 Foundational Literacy Skills Learning Series
05/11/2022
Join us for these engaging one-hour sessions to learn what this aspect of a structured literacy program is, why it is important and how you can integrate it into your everyday literacy practice. You will leave with practical strategies that can be implemented immediately. Sessions will be offered in-person at the LDSB Education Centre. Sessions will be recorded and made available on Minds Online. Participants who attend in-person will receive a free resource! Space is limited to 30 participants.
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Umoja Black Advisory Committee Potluck
05/10/2022
Umoja Black Advisory Committee – Empowering Black Communities: Taking intentional, targeted steps to improve equity of opportunity for Black children & youth regardless of circumstances.
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Board Message to Families - May 5, 2022
05/05/2022
As we enter the remaining weeks of the school year, and as spring feels like it is settling in, we would like to share some important information and updates with families.
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2022-2023 School Year Calendar
2022-2023 School Year Calendar
05/02/2022
The Ministry of Education has approved the Limestone District School Board’s 2022-2023 School Year Calendar.
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Boardroom Briefs: April 27, 2022
04/29/2022
Boardroom Briefs is now available for the Regular Meeting of April 27, 2022. Boardroom Briefs is intended to provide highlights of presentations, reports and decisions made at the regular meeting of the Limestone District School Board of Trustees.
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Equity Matters April 2022
04/27/2022
This edition acknowledges interfaith holidays in April and provides us with inclusive ways to support those observing dates of significance.
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Board Message to Families
04/25/2022
LDSB has created a COVID-19 Related Absence Reporting Dashboard to support our school communities with information about student COVID-19 related absences within our schools.
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Workforce Census and Belonging Survey
Workforce Census and Belonging Survey 2022
04/11/2022
All Limestone District School Board staff are being asked to participate in the voluntary, anonymous, and confidential See Yourself in Limestone Workforce Census and Belonging Survey (WCBS).
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Board Message to Families
04/08/2022
As we have entered the spring season and some warmer weather, we would like to share some important information and updates related to the current status within our school communities, COVID-19 Public Health Protocols, as well as plans for spring extracurriculars and graduation ceremonies in Limestone.
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Boardroom Briefs: March 30, 2022
04/05/2022
Boardroom Briefs is now available for the Regular Meeting of February 23, 2022.
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ÉKEES Final Renaming Survey
03/31/2022
Public ask to vote in ÉKEES Final Renaming Survey four names to choose from
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Incoming Student Trustees 2022-2023
03/31/2022
Student Trustees elected for the 2022-2023 school year ready to represent students across the district.
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KASSAA Finals at SLC
03/25/2022
Spectators are welcome at KASSAA Winter Sports Finals March 29 and 30
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Equity Matters March 2022
03/25/2022
As we move through March, let's do so with mindfulness. Everyone's story is multifaceted and unique.
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What you need to know for Monday, March 21
03/19/2022
For Monday, we wanted to remind you of some of the changes and provide some additional
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Letter Requesting Extension of Mask Requirements
03/17/2022
Province has responded to Trustees request of two-week extension of mask requirements.
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March 2022 Message to Families
Director's Message to Families March 2022
03/11/2022
Virtual school for 2022-2023, short term virtual school, the new online learning graduation requirement and more
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Updated Information for Families
03/10/2022
COVID-19 protocols for schools changing after the March Break
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Budget
Input on the 2022-2023 Budget
03/07/2022
Trustees invite feedback and participation welcome to help identify priorities
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Opt in Opt out
Families to indicate interest in Virtual School for 2022-2023
03/07/2022
LDSB will continue to offer Virtual School to both elementary and secondary school students.
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School Year Calendar for 2022-2023
Proposed School Year Calendar for 2022-2023
03/03/2022
Trustees approve proposed calendar for 2022-2023 school year
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Boardroom Briefs Feb. 23, 2022
02/28/2022
highlights from our February Board meeting where Trustees discussed upcoming trustee elections, budget and more
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Updated Protocols for Extra-curriculars
02/25/2022
Protocol changes allow for a reintroduction of extra-curricular activities
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Russia - Ukraine Conflict: Supports for Students and Families
02/24/2022
How LDSB is supporting students, families and staff in light of recent international event
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Message to Families
Updated Guidance for Schools
02/24/2022
several adjustments being made to protocols for our schools
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Expanding Horizons
Expanding Horizons: Sharing Stories
02/23/2022
Artists are invited to particiapte in this collective creation
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Kindergarten Registration for September 2022
02/23/2022
If your student is four or five by the end of December, now is the time to register for September 2022.
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Director's Message to Families
Message to Families from the Director
02/11/2022
Updates on Black History Month, Return-to-Sports, evolving COVID Protocols and more
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SHSM programs
Your Journey Begins Recordings Available
02/09/2022
Explore post-secondary pathways and our programs that lead to the skilled trades
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KFLAPH COVID Clinics & Consent Forms
02/08/2022
Public Health ensuring access to COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 - 11
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Writer's Workshop with Britta B.
02/04/2022
What is Black Life? Writing with the aim of re-envisioning the Black experience and Black existence
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Support for students in response to hatred
01/31/2022
Supports families can use to open discussions around events that occurred in Ottawa
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KFLAPH: Important COVID-19 Update
01/26/2022
KFL&A Public Health Medical Officer provides important messages about change to COVID case management and reporting.
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Boardroom Briefs Jan. 12, 2022
01/20/2022
Boardroom Briefs provides highlights of presentations, reports and decisions made at the regular meeting of the Limestone District School Board of Trustees.
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Additional return-to-school updates
01/19/2022
Director of Education provides an update on staffing and COVID testing and reporting.
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Take-home COVID-19 test kit updates
01/18/2022
New guidelines for use of take-home PCR and Rapid Antigen Test kits.
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Medical Officers support return to school
01/14/2022
Statement of support from local Medical Officers of Health regarding the return to school
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Quadmester model continues for secondary students
12/14/2021
Secondary learning model will remain at two periods/courses per day for semester two.
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Inclement Weather Protocol Update
11/22/2021
Reminder of what happens if buses are cancelled in Limestone
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Board releases new mental health strategy
11/03/2021
New strategy follows extensive consultation process with stakeholders.
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LLF Books are Back in every elementary school
10/21/2021
Limestone Learning Foundation is providing all Grade 4-6 classrooms in LDSB elementary schools with books to support
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Student Census Preliminary Report now available
10/07/2021
Preliminary data includes a summary of answers without interpretation.
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Updated reporting tool now includes human rights
10/04/2021
Incidents that infringe on human rights can now be reported via on online reporting tool
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Ventilation Measures Report now online
09/02/2021
School boards are sharing ventilation strategy, investment and school-based information in new reporting tool.
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The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.