The Ontario Government has recognized 10 Safe and Accepting Schools teams across the province through the Premier's Awards for Accepting Schools. These awards are given out annually to recognize teams of students, educators, and parents for creativity and leadership in creating positive school environments, and supporting student achievement and well-being. Fenelon Falls Secondary [...]
Monck Public School children are enjoying their newly installed playground. The new addition was built with support from the school council and the school board. A special ribbon cutting ceremony for the equipment took place at the school last week.
Converting existing exterior lighting at Monck Public School to LED lighting has saved Trillium Lakelands District School Board more than an environmental footprint. Lakeland Power presented the board with a cheque for $1,702 for a 16,485 kwh reducation. Part of the Ontario Save on Energy program, the school board applied [...]
La Course Incroyable - known as 'The Amazing Race' in English, took place at Huntsville Public School on June 15, 2016. Over 12 teams and 31 finalists from HPS classrooms participated in the event, made possible by Mr. Beaton and Mrs. Lindsay. Students had to complete a series of roadblocks or challenges [...]
Student's in Ms. Gerris' Grade 12 Foods Class enjoyed hosting a luncheon for special guests on May 13, 2016. Using tablets, students had to compare prices of locally grown products at different grocery stores, and shop for the meal they were going to prepare for staff and trustees. Students enjoyed [...]
Hundreds of family members, parents, and students attended the Juried Art Exhibition hosted by Trillium Lakelands District School Board on June 16, 2016. Over 200 pieces of art were on display in three Board locations – the Lindsay Education Centre, Muskoka Education Centre, and the Haliburton County Education Centre. Students were invited to [...]
Over 150 students and staff contributed to a successful event in Bracebridge on June 11, 2016. 'Band on the Run' stemmed from the idea of building a quality task that was practical and meaningful for each and every student in the fitness program at Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School. The event provided students [...]
On June 1, TLDSB hosted their 9th annual celebration of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit education. Parents and community members were invited to attend an evening with cultural entertainer Jowi Taylor to enjoy a presentation about various cultures, communities, and characters from across Canada through the Six String Nation guitar. Jowi also visited Monck PS, where he spoke to over [...]
Over 100 athletes from nine schools had fun with some friendly competition on May 31 2016, during the 10th annual Special Olympics track and field meet held at IE Weldon Secondary School. Everyone had a great time, and everyone was a winner! Check out the pictures from the day below!
On May 19 and 20, 2016, Trillium Lakelands District School Board hosted the sixth annual LGBTQ Youth and Allies conference, 'Out all Day, Up All Night', at Camp Wanakita in Haliburton. Gay Straight Alliances (GSA) are student-led groups that provide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, queer, and questioning youth and their allies a [...]