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Local students participate in Celebration of Dance virtual event

Today, more than 9,000 local elementary students danced their way to better health during a virtual Celebration of Dance event. The event, held annually at Fort Henry when we’re not in a pandemic situation, is part of the health and physical education curriculum for students in both the Limestone District

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Queen’s University ranked first in Canada for their Sustainable Development Goals

In the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings of global universities that are advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and beyond their local communities, Queen’s University has placed first in Canada and fifth in the world. The rankings measured over 1,200 post-secondary institutions and focused on the

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ExpressiOn Danse program launches at École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier

On Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021, the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) officially launched ExpressiOn Danse, its brand-new specialized classical ballet program for students at École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier in Kingston. The program gives students an excellent opportunity to develop their passion or explore a new discipline with countless

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Update on positive cases of COVID-19 at Amherstview PS

Update (Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021): According to a press release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), further investigation by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has found that no further risk to the larger school population. The Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021 press release indicated that students in

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School boards encourage students to bring home belongings

Out of an “abundance of caution” both the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), and the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) have released statements encouraging students and families to be prepared to return to remote learning after the Easter long weekend. “Given local public health directives, we know that

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Queen’s announces Dr. Wanda Costen as Dean, Smith School of Business

Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane have announced the appointment of Dr. Wanda Costen as Dean, Smith School of Business for a five-year term effective July 1, 2021. According to a release from the university, this appointment comes after a comprehensive search, chaired by Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark

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Update: Schools to reopen – Three LDSB schools closed due to confirmed COVID-19 cases

Update (Monday, Mar. 29, 2021) Bath Public School, Ernestown Secondary School, and Odessa Public School will reopen on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 after being closed due to possible COVID-19 contacts. Since the closure of the three schools was announced on Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021, further investigation and testing by KFL&A

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SLC plans on campus programs for fall 2021

St. Lawrence College (SLC) is looking ahead, and plans to return to face-to-face program delivery and in-person campus services for the fall 2021 term. According to a release from SLC, this will apply to the three campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall as well as satellite offices. As always, this

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Construction begins for new Francophone high school in Kingston

A groundbreaking ceremony was held today, Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021, at the corner of Wheathill and Demers Streets near the RioCan Centre. The new building under constructing will house École secondaire publique Mille-Îles, École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier, a child care center, an Early ON child and family center, and the

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UPDATE: KFLA Public Health orders closure of Land O’Lakes Public School

Update (Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021): Land O’Lakes Public School will remain closed until Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021 and students will continue with remote learning until Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021, however, according to a release from Limestone District School Board (LDSB), KFL&A Public Health has released some individuals from isolation. Students in

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