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Music comedy duo offer mentorship to high school students pursuing the arts

High school students considering a future in the arts are being offered a unique mentorship opportunity by internationally-acclaimed music and comedy duo, Bridge & Wolak. Oftentimes when a musically gifted student is thinking about pursuing higher education, they tend to be steered away from pursuing their art in favour of

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Unicorn helps Ontario schools be inclusive of gender diversity

A unicorn named Gegi is now helping Ontario public and Catholic schools welcome gender diversity. Gegi.ca is the creation of Queen’s University researcher, Dr. Lee Airton, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education, and Dr. Kyle Kirkup, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) at

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Limestone Student Achievers Award recipients announced for 2021

The Limestone Student Achievers Awards for 2021 were announced at the Limestone District School Board of Trustees regular meeting on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Eleven secondary students were recognized for their outstanding achievements and exceptional accomplishments which merit recognition beyond the separate categories of awards at the school level, according

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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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Local students participate in Celebration of Dance virtual event

Today, more than 9,000 local elementary students danced their way to better health during a virtual Celebration of Dance event. The event, held annually at Fort Henry when we’re not in a pandemic situation, is part of the health and physical education curriculum for students in both the Limestone District

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LDSB names new student-trustees

The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has elected its student trustees for the 2021-2022 school year. “The Student Trustee position allows students in Grades 11 or 12 to provide greater insight into student activities, programs and needs,” the LDSB said in a press release on Thursday, Apr. 28, 2021. “This

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LDSB confirms positive case of COVID-19 at LCVI

The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has disclosed that a staff member at Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI) tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release sent out by the Board on Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has been notified of

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Positive COVID-19 case identified at Lord Strathcona PS

The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has alerted all families at Lord Strathcona Public School of a positive case of COVID-19 identified at the school. In a letter sent to families with students at Lord Strathcona Public School on Monday, Apr. 5, 2021, the board relayed a message from Kingston,

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School boards encourage students to bring home belongings

Out of an “abundance of caution” both the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), and the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) have released statements encouraging students and families to be prepared to return to remote learning after the Easter long weekend. “Given local public health directives, we know that

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Update: School to reopen – Positive COVID-19 case results in temporary closure of Centreville PS

Update (Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021):According to the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), KFL&A Public Health’s investigation has shown “no further risk to the larger school population at Centreville Public School. The school will reopen on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, the Board relayed in a press release on Thursday, Apr. 1,

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COVID-19 case detected at LaSalle Intermediate and Secondary School

A student at LaSalle Intermediate and Secondary School tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, Mar. 29, 2021, according to the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). The Board said that Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has been notified of the case, and that it has been determined that

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Update: Schools to reopen – Three LDSB schools closed due to confirmed COVID-19 cases

Update (Monday, Mar. 29, 2021) Bath Public School, Ernestown Secondary School, and Odessa Public School will reopen on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 after being closed due to possible COVID-19 contacts. Since the closure of the three schools was announced on Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021, further investigation and testing by KFL&A

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