Six HHS Students Pass Welding Certification and School Receives $20,000 in Funding

On June 9, 2017, six Huntsville High School students, Elias Platts-Boyle, Brent Harrison, Devin Picard, Grayden Kubay, Alex Clarke, and Blake Schmitz all became CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) Flat Level 1 certified welders. This is an opportunity that is provided to all students in a [...]

June 12th, 2017||

VLC Student Wins Schulich Leadership Scholarship

Nathan, a Virtual Learning student from Bowmanville, Ontario, was selected as the recipient of a $100,000 Schulich Leadership Scholarship. This is one of Schulich’s top awards, and there is only one winner every year. Overall, 37 students across the country were selected as Schulich Leaders. Nathan was homeschooled in his [...]

June 1st, 2017||

Bracebridge AETC Students Explore the Arts

Bracebridge AETC Teacher, Liz Vandenberg, believes everyone can create beautiful art, and the wonderful works produced by her students proves just that. Liz runs a studio based course which teaches the basic art principles, and encourages students to leave their comfort zone through the creation of large-scale pieces. The course [...]

May 30th, 2017||

IE Weldon Student 1 of 60 chosen for Minister’s Student Advisory Council

Over 480 students applied for a spot on the 2017-18 Minister’s Student Advisory Council, of which only 60 positions were up for grabs. The overwhelming response of applications made it difficult to choose final candidates to represent Ontario’s great cultural, social, economic, and geographic diversity. However, Connor, a student from [...]

May 23rd, 2017||

Fenelon Falls SS Student Wins Second Place in Stephen Leacock Writing Contest

Lauren Radigan of Fenelon Falls Secondary School has won $700 for Shocking New Discovery: The Elusive Elderly Teenager, a short story written for the 2017 Stephen Leacock Student Humour Short Story Competition. After years of being encouraged to write in a more formal style in English class, Lauren jumped at the opportunity [...]

May 23rd, 2017||

Rockfest 2017

Students from 5 different elementary schools across TLDSB showed off their musical talents at the fourth annual Rockfest on May 19, 2017 at Pine Glen Public School. Schools included Pine Glen PS, Spruce Glen PS, Irwin Memorial PS, Riverside PS, and Muskoka Beechgrove PS. There were approximately 35 performers this year.  The [...]

May 23rd, 2017||

Ten TLDSB Schools Receive SpeakUp Project Grants

Ten TLDSB schools were chosen for SpeakUp project grants during the 2016-17 school year.  SpeakUp Projects are part of the Ministry of Education’s Student Voice strategy. Student Voice aims to promote student engagement and success in Ontario’s schools by listening to and learning from students. Student Voice supports students in sharing [...]

May 16th, 2017||

Our Moments Through Tweets | April

April brought the start of a sunnier season and TLDSB students started taking their learning outdoors. We can see through social media great examples of play-based inquiry, staff development, students demonstrating learning goals, and how Feed All Four is woven into everything we do. [<a href="//storify.com/TLDSB/healthytldsb-april" target="_blank">View the story "#HealthyTLDSB [...]

May 15th, 2017||

Glen Orchard PS Opens ‘Gathering Place’

TLDSB, Glen Orchard Public School, and the Wahta Mohawk community have been involved in a collaborative inquiry for the past two years that was facilitated by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The end result was 'Gathering Place', a space where students and staff could increase their understanding of First Nations, [...]

May 11th, 2017||