Education

EQAO results show students struggling, especially Grade 3

EQAO results show local students struggling, especially Grade 3

Local Grade 3 EQAO results from the Education Quality and Assessment Office (EQAO) show a drop in all three assessment… Continue reading “EQAO results show local students struggling, especially Grade 3”

Board finds needed $2 million in estimated teacher sick leave

As the Trillium Lakelands District School Board grapples with a $2 million funding shortfall in expected revenues, it found the… Continue reading “Board finds needed $2 million in estimated teacher sick leave”

Back To School: Post-Secondary pursuits, past and present

A familiar ritual plays out across Kawartha Lakes on the first Tuesday of September. It’s a ritual that most of… Continue reading “Back To School: Post-Secondary pursuits, past and present”

The aliens are here: Invasive Dog-Strangling Vine threatens Lindsay’s ecosystem

After a quick summer stroll through downtown Lindsay, one can see that this little town of ours is full of… Continue reading “The aliens are here: Invasive Dog-Strangling Vine threatens Lindsay’s ecosystem”

Fleming’s sustainable agriculture program sees big increase in international students

Roderick Benns recently interviewed Brett Goodwin, the dean at Fleming College’s Frost Campus in Lindsay, about the huge rise in… Continue reading “Fleming’s sustainable agriculture program sees big increase in international students”

Summer Reading Club launch swamped by kids and parents

Summer Reading Club launch swamped by kids and parents

Now there’s a headline to gladden the heart of any librarian. It’s accurate, too. On Saturday morning over 300 — precisely… Continue reading “Summer Reading Club launch swamped by kids and parents”

Lyndsay Bowen: New Kawartha Lakes library specialist for outreach and community engagement

New Kawartha Lakes Library specialist for outreach and community engagement

Let’s imagine the ideal candidate for the newly-created position of ‘Library Specialist, Outreach & Community Engagement’ for the Kawartha Lakes Library… Continue reading “New Kawartha Lakes Library specialist for outreach and community engagement”