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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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Letter: Thank you to LDSB for consistent masking approach

The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Director Burra and Trustees, I wanted to take a few moments to thank all Trustees, student Trustees, Director Burra and Senior Staff at Limestone District School Board (LDSB) for

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BGCK EarlyON offers online, take-home options for parents

Like so many local agencies, businesses and services, The Boys and Girls Club of Kingston’s (BGCK) EarlyON program has performed a COVID-19 pivot, now offering take-home and online services for Kingston families. “The staff are really really missing families,” said Krista Pretty, manager of the EarlyON program at BGCK. “Right

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ETFO Limestone educators plan united front for one-day strike

As the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) continue rotating one-day strikes, those with the ETFO Limestone local are planning to come together at different picket lines as they participate in tomorrow’s strike. Members of the Limestone ETFO will participate in a one-day strike on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, “to

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