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Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 4-10

November 05, 2018
In 2016, the Ontario government passed the Treaties Recognition Week Act to honour the importance of treaties and to help all Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships. This legislation designates the first week of November as Treaties Recognition Week and is intended to bring awareness to the treaty...

ALCDSB Celebrates 20 years (Video)

September 26, 2018

International Student Exchange Program

August 30, 2018
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE – ONTARIO , a registered not-for-profit corporation, offers to Ontario students reciprocal exchanges to Europe and Quebec through the school year and during the summer. Programs are open to students in grades 7 & 8 and to high school students. Note!! There are places available now for students...

2018/2019 School Year Calendar

August 21, 2018
​​​ The School Year calendar begins development in February for the following school year.  After several consultations and approval by the Board, it must then be submitted to the Ministry of Education for approval.  Once approved, the calendar will be posted.​   The school year calendar for 2018/2019 has now been...

Elementary & Secondary Summer Programming

April 11, 2018
Elementary Summer Programs The Algonquin and Lakeshore District School Board Summer Literacy and Numeracy programs will run from July 9 th - July 27 th with the SEVENs Mathematics program running from August 20 th – 24 th .   Primary Literacy and Numeracy Skills (Grades K-2) Primary Literacy and Numeracy...

Call for Catholic Education Week Award Nominations!

January 16, 2018
Catholic Education Week May 6-11, 2018 During the week of May 6-11, 2018 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society those fundamental...

Lung Health & Vaping Presentation at St. Paul Catholic Secondary

December 07, 2017
​ Lung Health: Clean Air is All We should Be Inhaling! What is a vape? What are the rules around vaping? Are they harmless? Are they harmful?

Tuesday, December 12 4:30 p.m. St. Paul Catholic Secondary School 15 Tripp Blvd, Trenton Speakers: David Patterson - Health Promoter Nancy Ray...


November 17, 2017
​Come check out the beautiful crafts from Ten Thousand Villages all next week in the front hallway. Beautiful crafts made by crafts men and women in the Global South who make a just wage for their work.  You can order now and pay later.  The sale is being sponsored by the...

ALCDSB United Way Campaign 2017

October 03, 2017
​ The employees of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board have, for many years, been strong supporters of our local United Way. Once again, we look to you to participate in our United Way campaign by making a donation that will support these agencies within our communities that support...

Community Threat Assessment Protocol

September 19, 2017
​Please find attached information regarding our commitment to providing safe and caring school environments. Fair Notice Letter - 2017-18.pdf

Open House and Catholic School Council elections

September 17, 2017
​Please join us on Thursday, September 28th from 4:00 - 6:00 for our Open House BBQ in partnership with St Peter. We will also hold elections for our Catholic School Council at 5:30 followed by our first meeting.  Come get involved!

Make online payments for school fees with School Cash Online

August 17, 2017
What is School Cash Online? School Cash Online is an online payment system that offers a safe , fast and convenient way to pay for school activities, field trips, hot lunches, and events. Click here to register!  Once parents/guardians register and create an account, they can proceed to adding...

Register today for TechFest!

June 19, 2017

Join ALCDSB on November 4, 2017 for another amazing conference that focuses on deploying, integrating and using technology to enhance student learning in K-12 and beyond. TechFest will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in Kingston with keynote speaker Jon Mundorf.  More information coming soon. Breakfast and lunch are...

Catholic Education Week, May 2017

April 18, 2017
​ During the week of April 30 to May 5, 2017 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made in our communities. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society the fundamental values that underpin Catholic education. The theme...

John Gerretsen Youth Leadership Award

April 03, 2017
Through his compassionate and courageous leadership as a member of Provincial Parliament, and Mayor and City Councillor for the City of Kingston, John Gerretsen has devoted his career to enabling positive change, and to advocating for citizens, young and old, throughout our community and province. In recognition of his long time...

Public Health Units Issuing Alert for Non-Prescription Fentanyl

March 10, 2017
Public Information Session KFL&A Public Health is hosting a parent/caregiver information night on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to speak to parents/caregivers on the opioid situation in KFL&A, to answer questions and concerns on how to keep their children safe.  The event will begin with arrival 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. with refreshments and...

Call for Nominations

February 03, 2017
​During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community partners who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.  Why not nominate someone from your community for one of the many Catholic Education Week awards?? Click for full details​.​

New OSAP removing financial barriers to college & university

December 22, 2016
If your child is currently in Grade 12, you should know that applications are now open for college and university programs. The last date for university applications is January 11th. College applications for the fall term should be submitted before February 1st. Your child may benefit from financial assistance for postsecondary...

Free Microsoft Office 365 access for all students

December 06, 2016
ALCDSB Parents/Guardians & Students, Looking to save a few extra dollars this holiday season if you are purchasing technology for your child? The Learning Technology Services department is excited to announce that the Board has partnered with Microsoft Office 365 and is now offering Office 365 access at home and access...

Save the Date! TechFest is back, November 5

August 30, 2016
If you missed it in 2015, you won't want to miss it again. Please plan to join ALCDSB on November 5, 2016 for what promises to be an amazing conference that focuses on deploying, integrating, and using technology to promote student learning in K-12 and beyond. TechFest will be held at...

2016/2017 School Year Calendar

August 18, 2016
  To view the Calendar:  2016/2017 School Year Calendar​ Please note the following dates on the 2016/2017 School Year Calendar:   ​September 5, 2016 ​Labour Day ​ September 6, 2016 ​First day of Classes ​September 30, 2016 ​PA Day ​October 10, 2016 ​Thanksgiving Day ​October 28, 2016 ​PA Day ​ November 25,...

Celebrating Catholic Education Week

May 05, 2016
Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral & Award Ceremony- As part of Catholic Education Week, students and staff attended Mass and an awards ceremony at St. Mary's Cathedral Each year during Catholic Education Week the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board recognizes students and staff for varioius awards. Please see our winners...

St. Paul Catholic Secondary School student selected as Easter Seals Ambassador

May 02, 2016
​ A  grade 7 St. Paul Catholic Secondary School student has been selected as a 2016 provincial Easter Seals Ambassador. Keirra MacLeod will spend the next year representing Easter Seals and raising awareness for children with physical disabilities.  "As a regional ambassador I saw the power that sharing my experiences had...