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Limestone District School Board appoints new Director of Education

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, Krishna Burra will begin his appointment as Director of Education for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). “On behalf of the Trustees of the Limestone District School Board, I am pleased to welcome Mr. Burra as our new Director of Education,” Limestone District School Board

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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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Kingston Secondary School opening delayed

Parents of students at KCVI received an email on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2020 telling them their children would not be moving to the new Kingston Secondary School (KSS) in the fall as previously planned. The letter, which is signed by the Limestone District School Board’s Director of Education, Debra Rantz,

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LDSB Director of Education announces retirement plans

Director of Education Debra Rantz, who joined the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) in 2015, has shared her plans to retire in August after 27 years in public education. “She is an outstanding leader who embraces our important work to nurture the growth of future citizens,” said Suzanne Ruttan, chairs

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LDSB term one report cards affected by teachers’ unions job action

The recent job action being taken by teachers’ unions will have an impact on term one report cards for both elementary and secondary students in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). As members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) are

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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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