Education

Parents to know on June 8 what next school year will look like

Parents to know on June 8 what next school year will look like

Trillium Lakelands District School Board’s director of education, Wes Hahn, promised parents, staff and students a full report on June 8 that will detail what the next school year will look like.

Hahn said he wants all stakeholders to know sooner than later what will be going on regarding instructional models in September.

Tuition-free PSW program available at Fleming College in Lindsay, Peterborough

Tuition-free PSW program available at Fleming College in Lindsay, Peterborough

Fleming College has started accepting applications for Ontario’s new accelerated training program for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) at Lindsay’s Frost Campus of Fleming College.

The program is part of the Ontario government’s $115 million investment to train up to 8,200 new PSWs as part of the governments’ overall strategy to hire 27,000 new nurses, PSWs, and other health professionals within the next few years, according to a media release.

Board asks parents if they want back to school in person, or online once again for fall

With planning for the 2021-2022 school year in full swing at the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, parents are being asked whether they would like their students in brick and mortar schools or virtual classrooms for the upcoming school year.

Those decisions will go a long way to determining staffing and structures for 2021-2022.

Weldon teacher gets support from students in protest

Greer Pedoe, an I.E. Weldon Secondary School teacher who headed classes in coding, Japanese, and careers, has been put on… Continue reading “Weldon teacher gets support from students in protest”

Protest to be held at Weldon, board office, to show support for local teacher

A protest has been organized by I.E. Weldon Secondary School students for May 13, 11:30 a.m. at Weldon before it… Continue reading “Protest to be held at Weldon, board office, to show support for local teacher”