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ALCDSB expands mask mandate to include kindergarten students

The mask mandate for students in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has been extended to include kindergarten students. In a letter to families, dated Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, David DeSantis, Director of Education for ALCDSB, announced “at the September 14th Issues & Directions Committee Meeting, the ALCDSB

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LSDB decides how École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School will be renamed

Trustees of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) voted unanimously to initiate a renaming process for École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School at its regular meeting on June 16, 2021. “Changing the name of this school will have a powerful impact on how Indigenous and racialized students see themselves,”

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École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School to be temporarily renamed Kingston East Elementary School

In the final hour of Limestone District School Board’s regular Board meeting on Wed. Jun. 16, 2021, a motion was passed to initiate a renaming process for École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School. A complementary motion was passed to call the school by its original name, Kingston East Elementary

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Limestone Student Achievers Award recipients announced for 2021

The Limestone Student Achievers Awards for 2021 were announced at the Limestone District School Board of Trustees regular meeting on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Eleven secondary students were recognized for their outstanding achievements and exceptional accomplishments which merit recognition beyond the separate categories of awards at the school level, according

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ALCDSB extends mandatory mask requirements to include grades K-3

The Board of Trustees for the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) approved two motions at a special meeting, held Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. The motions were released in a statement dated Friday, Aug. 28, 2020: Whereas unity with coterminous boards has been a guiding principle for the ALCDSB

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Letter to the editor: LDSB’s focus is on student achievement – exactly where it should be

Editorial note: The following is a letter to the editor regarding the transparency of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and its Board of Trustees. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. There is exemplary teaching and learning happening in the Limestone

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Letter of official complaint to Limestone District School Board

The following is a letter to the editor regarding an official complaint filed with the Limestone District School Board. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear Editor, I have submitted the below letter to Chair Ruttan with an official complaint into

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Letter: Reader questions governance of LDSB Board of Trustees

The following is a letter to the editor regarding the governance of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB)’s Board of Trustees. The views and opinons expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear Editor, Three recent developments call into serious question the current governance policy and

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Letter: LDSB has ‘over-reached its powers in the treatment of Trustees’

The following is a letter to the editor regarding the transparency of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and its Board of Trustees. The views and opinons expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear EditorThe Kingstonist As a taxpayer who supports the Limestone District School

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Letter: Reader urges formal investigation into the LDSB Board of Trustees

The following is a letter to the editor entitled ‘We need a formal investigation into the LDSB (Limestone Distric School Board) Board of Trustees.’ The views and opions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. We need a formal investigation into the LDSB Board of Trustees

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Board of Trustees take Oath of Allegiance at inaugural meeting

The Inaugural Meeting of Limestone District School Board Trustees took place on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 with some notable guests in attendance. Elder-in-Residence from Queen’s University, Deb St. Amant; MPP for Kingston and the Islands, Ian Arthur; Mayor of Frontenac Islands, Denis Doyle; Mayor of Township of South Frontenac, Ron

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Public school board trustees elect chair and vice-chair

At a meeting on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, the Limestone District School Board trustees settled into their roles for the next four years, and elected the chair and vice-chair for 2019. Trustee Suzanne Ruttan of the Township of South Frontenac was acclaimed for the position of chair, as no one

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