Education

EQAO scores mostly improve in TLDSB

In late October, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the results from the 2021-2022 testing for both the province and school boards.

CUPE members can no longer make ends meet

'I have three jobs so I can support my children and myself'

“I have three jobs so I can support my children and myself,” Dunham said.

School board races competitive

In 2018, voters in Kawartha Lakes had little opportunity to change their Trillium Lakelands District School Board trustees, with four of five local races featuring only one candidate who was ultimately acclaimed.

Director hoping for labour peace

Wes Hahn, the director of education for the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, is very hopeful that after three school years disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic that this year will be a quiet year for staff and students with a minimum of interruptions, particularly on the labour front.

Ontario eliminated trades classes for intermediate students in the 1990s – and now we’re paying the price

Erastus Burley is offering to pay a sous chef $46,000 to $48,000 a year plus generous perks.

Summer reading club at local libraries will keep kids reading all summer

Kawartha Lakes Public Library has an exciting line up of events planned for this summer, according to a media release.

Local Catholic school board reverses itself, will fly Pride flag this June

In a full reversal of a decision made less than a year ago, the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District School Board has voted to fly the Pride flag at its board facilities commencing this June to recognize Pride Month and support their 2SLGTBQT+ students.