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No school impact, risk from positive COVID-19 cases in area schools

Four area schools have reported positive cases of COVID-19 since in-person learning resumed on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. Two schools in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB), as well as two schools in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), have reported at least one positive case over the

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Queen’s University to purchase KCVI

The former Kingston Collegiate & Vocational Institute (KCVI) building and property, located at 235 Frontenac Street, is on track to be purchased by Queen’s University later this year. Queen’s and Limestone District School Board (LDSB) have received governance approval for the disposition and sale of the former building and property,

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KCHC hopes to see youth complete both COVID-19 doses before fall

Yesterday, Wednesday, June 3, 2021, the provincial government announced schools will not be returning to in-person learning before September. As a result of that announcement, Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC) has intensified their efforts to help eligible students get vaccinated. KCHC is pushing ahead with this agenda in hopes that

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KSS students seek funds for Little Forest outdoor classroom

Kingston Secondary School (KSS) students are asking for your help to plant a “Little Forest” outdoor classroom in Champlain Park. Namirah Quadir, Urban Student Trustee for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and Isadora Ferguson of Friday’s for Future Kingston, both students at KSS, appear in a YouTube video asking

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Indie the intervention dog training to comfort Kingston high school students

Through the doors of the BMO entrance at the Cataraqui Centre stands a group of masked humans, each holding leashes attached to puppies in various stages of their service dog training.  Ability Dogs Canada, the organization training these pups, have brought the dogs to the mall in search of a

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Construction resumes on Kingston Secondary School

Those who live in the neighbour surrounding the site of the future Kingston Secondary School (KSS) have likely noticed that work has resumed on the project after construction was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, Apr. 29, 2020, parents and guardians of students at KCVI received an email

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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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Updates on Kingston Secondary School

If you’ve not been in the area recently, you might be surprised to see how the construction of Kingston Secondary School (KSS) is coming along. Originally intended to open for the 2019-2020 school year, the project is now 86 per cent done, according to those with the Limestone District School

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Sheet metal workers enter fourth week of strike

  Members of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association locals 47, 235, 269, 397, 473, 504, 537, and 562 representing workers in Ottawa, Windsor, Kingston, Thunder Bay, London, Sudbury, and Kitchener are entering their fourth week of striking. The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) advocates for the rights of

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Construction of new high school draws concerns about tar fumes, won’t be complete for next school year

When Jennifer Kehoe brought her son home sick from school, she initially thought he was feigning illness. She’d been called to pick him up from Molly Brant Elementary six of the past 12 school days, but his nausea, headache, and sore throat seemed to go away within an hour of

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