International Children’s Digital Library: ICDL has a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Every culture and language is represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children’s literature from the world community.
Homework Help: Homework Help is a free online math help resource for students in Grades 7-10. Homework Help provides live, one-on-one tutoring from Ontario teachers.
ePractice: ePractice is a series of digital interactive mathematics activities to practice and build understanding. Immediate feedback is provided. An electronic copy of the Gap Closing materials can be accessed through ePractice.
Mathies: This site is designed for Ontario Kindergarten to Grade 12 students and parents and provides games, activities, and learning tools.
Research Tools: With so much information available on the Internet, it’s hard to know what’s factual. This site provides links to homework help for Grades 1 to 12, tools to assist with research for projects, and general reference documents.
Career Cruising: This tool encourages students to think about the impact their studies have on achieving future goals. With a few clicks, Career Cruising helps students complete their Individual Pathways Plan, which can be regularly altered to reflect personal interests and career aspirations.
Ministry of Education: This page provides students with a glimpse into the labour market as well as career planning from school to work.
Check out the Ministry of Training Colleges and University’s website to see how you can get help finding a summer job!
Job bank helps you find jobs across Canada and has listings that are updated daily. You can advertise your profile to employers and receive a list of matching jobs.
Youth can search the Student/Youth Job Bank to find work opportunities especially for them, or visit the Youth Canada website for information and resources to help them with their job search, including tips on writing résumés and cover letters.
Don’t forget about scholarship and bursary opportunities – there are many you can apply for. Visit your Guidance Department to find out about scholarships available at your school. Additional websites include:
Your local health unit can provide you with free, confidential information and can help you find programs or services close to home. Browse through the topics listed below, or contact your health unit for more information.
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge Students: Visit www.hkpr.on.ca or call 1-866-888-4577
Muskoka students: Visit www.simcoemuskokahealth.org or call Health Connection at 1-877-721-7520 to talk one-to-one with a public health professional.
Health and Wellness Resources
- Alcohol Misuse
- Enjoying Life
- Influenza (Flu)
- Needle Exchange
- Oral Health
- Physical Activity
- Rethink Your Drink!
- Sexual Health
- Substance Misuse
- Sun Safety
- Youth Engagement
For more detailed information see the Trillium Lakelands District School Board Code of Conduct Policy OP-6020 and Procedure OP-6021 or speak to your school principal. At our schools we believe that relationships are the key to safe and caring communities. We strive to learn and practice the skills that will make us safe and caring individuals. We know certain behaviours are never acceptable in a safe and caring school community and we recognize there are many different approaches to correcting or managing behaviour. The use of a variety of tools and methods when dealing with behaviours demonstrates that we value a safe and caring school environment.
Users of technology and technology services will follow the procedures outlined in the Appropriate Use of Information/Communication Technology and Technology Services Policy BD 3035 and Procedure BD 3036, available on our website.
Users will access School Board technology for educational purposes by:
- Observing standards of courtesy and behaviour consistent with the practices and policies of the Trillium Lakelands District School Board when sending or publishing messages or other information on the Internet;
- Refraining from using technology equipment, systems, and/or services for any purpose which violates the law;
- Using only the login password provided to them.
No user may disrupt other users or compromise the functionality of the School Board network by:
- Using the School Board technology for illegal purposes.
- Knowingly use ways to get around school board digital security.
- Downloading files without permission.
- Posting, publishing, or displaying any defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane, sexually orientated, threatening, or racially offensive messages or pictures from any source.
- Transmitting or downloading information or software in violation of copyright laws.
- Impersonating others.
- Transmitting or knowingly receive software or malware.
- Harming, destroying, altering, copying, or gaining access to data of any person, computer, or network linked to the School Board.
- Damaging or altering software components of any School Board network device.
- Sharing passwords or accounts with others.
Failure to observe these rules could result in the loss of computer privileges. The sequence of the interventions used to discipline students will depend on the circumstances and behaviour of each individual pupil. Although progressive discipline approaches are encouraged where appropriate, a serious incident may warrant a suspension even on the first occurrence. Parents may refer to the Code of Conduct Policy OP6020 and Procedure OP6021 available on our website.