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‘Active Seating for Active Minds’ wins Awesome Kingston March grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1,000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator(s). These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same: No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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Province approves construction of new joint French-language secondary school in Kingston

Kingston will soon be home to a new joint French-language secondary school, the Province of Ontario has announced. The province has given Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) and Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO) approval to proceed with the construction of the new secondary school

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LDSB: new dates to move between in-class and Virtual School model

As Kingston students complete the seventh week of the 2020-2021, Limestone District School Board (LDSB) is providing a chance to revisit their choice between in-person or virtual learning. “Students and teachers have done an amazing job of adapting to the new routines and health and safety procedures,” said LDSB. In

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Questions remain as schools prepare for fall reopening

Limestone District School Board, the largest of four Kingston-area boards, is finalizing its reopening plans as September draws near. “We anticipate additional information coming our way next week from our medical health partners,” said Jane Douglas-Charanduk, Communications Specialist for LDSB. “By then, we may be able to provide an update

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Multiple schools set to shut Wednesday due to rotating OSSTF strike

The rotating strikes of the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation (OSSTF) will affect local students as the strike hits Kingston on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Secondary students in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and both elementary and secondary students within the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) and

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School board addresses possible teacher strike action

The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) wants parents and students to know that no changes to student learning should the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) take strike action next week. The ETFO represents elementary teachers, and has indicated that job action

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Students walk out in protest of cuts and changes to education

Hundreds of students could be seen throughout the city and county today as they walked out of school and voiced their concerns about the changes and cuts to education at the provincial level. Approximately 650 secondary school students walked out of school and either walked, drove, or took public transit

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Kingston students walkout, march to protest curriculum changes

Chanting “We can’t go back to ’98!” and “We as youth deserve to know!” approximately 1,000 secondary students in Kingston chose to walk out of school today and organize in the downtown core. The students came from a variety of different secondary schools in the city, but they all had

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