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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Truedell Public School

With three active cases of COVID-19 among students there, an outbreak has been declared at Truedell Public School, according to Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health. The outbreak was declared on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, four days after the first case of COVID-19 was detected among the student

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Two COVID-19 cases at Rideau Public School, one at Rideau Heights Public School

On Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, KFL&A Public Health confirmed that two students at Rideau Public School, located at 9 Dundas Street in Kingston, have tested positive for COVID-19. According to a notification from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), the students are isolating at home and following directives from KFL&A Public Health.

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Six cases of COVID-19 identified in LDSB this week, affected schools remain open

Six cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) this week. One case at Rideau Public School has one class cohort and one bus cohort isolating, but the affected schools remain open, according to a release from the school board. Case breakdown: One student at

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Cohorts dismissed due to positive COVID-19 case at Loughborough Public School

A student at Loughborough Public School has tested positive for COVID-19, and one class cohort and one bus cohort have been dismissed early, according to a release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). The school remains open at this time and all affected members of the school community have

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Positive COVID-19 case moves Ernestown Secondary School to virtual learning

A staff member at Ernestown Secondary School has tested positive for COVID-19, and the school will transition to virtual learning for the remainder of the week. “Two classroom cohorts and several staff are considered ‘close contacts’ because of this exposure and there is a chance they could develop COVID-19,” Limestone District

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LCVI student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Loyalist Collegiate & Vocational Institute (LCVI) has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). The Board announced that the case had been detected, and that Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has been notified of the case, on Wednesday, Sept.

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Cohort dismissed at Frontenac Secondary School due to positive COVID-19 case

KFL&A Public Health has been notified that one student at Frontenac Secondary School (FSS) has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), the student is isolating at home, and is following directives from KFL&A Public Health. The affected cohort from FSS was

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Kingston teacher helping people in Haiti affected by earthquake

Linda Adams, a local teacher from Kingston, has traveled to Les Cayes, Haiti, for over 15 years, teaching teachers and leading community outreach and leadership development programs for youth. She is now also helping people affected by the recent earthquake by raising funds with Vision Citadelle (a Haitian-led organization based

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Return to school update provided by LDSB Director of Education

On Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, Krishna Burra, Director of Education for the Limestone District School Board provided a return to school update through a letter to families in the school board: Dear families, I am writing to provide you with an update on the Limestone District School Board’s continued planning for

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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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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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