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ALCDSB to hold virtual graduation ceremonies this month

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) sent a letter to families in the school community yesterday, Monday, June 7, 2021, regarding graduation plans for the school year. “In the interest of equity for students and families, and the logistics around planning graduation ceremonies so late in the

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ALCDSB reminds elementary families of option to switch learning modes

David DeSantis, Director of Education for the Algonquin Lakeshore District School Board (ALCDSB) sent a letter to families of elementary students on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. In the letter, DeSantis reminded families that the date to switch between learning modes – Remote Learning or In-Person – is quickly approaching. Beginning

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ALCDSB updates parents on commitment to student safety

The Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is reminding families that vigilance is critical in preventing community spread of COVID-19. In a letter to parents, dated Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, David DeSantis, Director of Education for ALCDSB expressed his gratitude to all parents/guardians, board and school staff and students

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Local boards respond to schools remaining closed through June 2020

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the provincial government announced that schools in the province will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Premier Doug Ford and Minister Stephen Leccee, Minister of Education, made the announcement at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, and cited the safety of children as

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Local Catholic school board addresses extension of school closures

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has released information for its students after the extension of school closures was announced yesterday. On Monday, Mar. 23, 2020, Premier Doug Ford announced that all schools closures would be extended beyond Monday, Apr. 6, 2020. The Premier also indicated that

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Changing of the guard for Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board student trustees

  The meeting of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) on Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019 was one that held a special moment for two area high school students. That’s because it was the last board meeting as student trustee for Andrea Brown, who is currently completing her

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