A Golden Opportunity for Learning Trades in TLDSB

LCVI’s Gold Star construction program has been running since 2006, giving students interested in trades a very unique opportunity. Students work all day, each day for a semester, in the community on projects such as building homes. More specifically, students get to partake in tasks such as building roofs, sheds, [...]

November 23rd, 2016||

A Unique 21st Century Learning Experience for LCVI SPAR-Tech Students

LCVI's grade nine SPAR-Tech students are currently using Tower Gardens to explore different branches of learning such as gardening, charitable organization outreach, and communications work. The Tower Garden is a vertical garden that can be used to grow a variety of herbs, vegetables, flowers, and some fruits. The tower was [...]

November 22nd, 2016||

5 Tips for Fitting Physical Activity into Your Busy Schedule

Written for students, by students! Did you know that only 14 percent of children aged 5-11 years old get enough exercise every day? (participACTION 2013) And that’s children – the ones who are supposedly full of energy! That percentage drops to a shocking five percent for teenagers aged 12-17 years [...]

November 9th, 2016||

LCVI Teacher to take on Ecuador

A dream turned into a reality for LCVI teacher Kristy Gordon when she found out she had been chosen to participate in a trip to Ecuador as a part of Me to We’s Professional Learning Tour scheduled for the summer of 2017. Kristy Gordon has been teaching a variety of [...]

November 9th, 2016||

Scoring and Reporting Plan | Voluntary Online OSSLT Trial

PLEASE NOTICE BELOW FROM EQAO On Thursday, October 20, EQAO made its first attempt at offering the OSSLT online to students across the province. EQAO has been working toward modernizing the provincial assessment program since September 2014, recognizing that online assessments will provide greater capacity to assess additional future-oriented skills, [...]

November 8th, 2016||

OSSLT Online Trial Cancellation

Yesterday, hundreds of grade 10 students in Trillium Lakelands District School Board secondary schools attempted to write an online version of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. This assessment, required by all students prior to graduation, has previously taken place in March using paper copies of the test. Unfortunately, with students from [...]

October 21st, 2016||