February 03, 2023
The Diplôme d'études en langue française
(DELF) is an internationally recognized test of French proficiency. Students enrolled in an ALCDSB Grade 12 FSL course in the current school year, and who have not previously written the DELF.
This year the Ministry of Education is providing funding to school boards...
January 31, 2023
Black History Month is celebrated across Canada every February. This month is an opportunity to celebrate, learn, and honour the tremendous legacy of Black Canadians of the past and present. One month would never be enough time to fully commemorate and celebrate the often-omitted accomplishments, contributions and true history...
January 25, 2023
Students are reminded to return textbooks to classroom teachers today, or on the morning of your exam. Students are also reminded to be in full uniform for all exams and to leave all electronic devices in your locker. Senior students – be aware of your writing locations, ie…. the rows your...
January 17, 2023
The ALCDSB's 34 th annual memorial basketball tournament kicks off this Thursday, January 19, at 5:30 p.m. at Regiopolis-Notre Dame. The event features a doubleheader of Junior and Senior boy's basketball between the Regi Panthers and the Holy Cross Crusaders. “The Memorial " established in 1989 by Paul Halligan, who at that...
January 12, 2023
Semester one is coming to a close and that means exams are just around the corner! Here is the exam schedule: Period 1 Exam: 8:30 Thursday, January 26 th , 2023
Period 2 Exam: 8:30 Friday, January 27 th , 2023
Period 3 Exam 8:30 Monday, January 30 th , 2023
Period 4 Exam 8:30...
January 11, 2023
Call for Nominations! Each year during Catholic Education Week, the ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community members who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.
We are currently seeking nominations for the 2023 Catholic Education Week awards. Please see each award for a full description. These nominations are completed...
January 10, 2023
Welcome to Grade 9!
If you have a student entering Grade 9 in September, be sure to “ Save the Date ” and join the ALCDSB for a Secondary School Orientation Day or Information E vening at the following school sites . All are welcome . Nicholson Catholic...
January 05, 2023
Earn your high school diploma and upgrade courses for college from Loyola, School of Adult and Continuing Education!
Loyola is an accredited secondary school supported by the Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, where adult students can obtain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma, advance their basic literacy skills and...
December 19, 2022
ALCDSB student artwork is highlighted in the current edition of Journey, a magazine published by the Archdiocese of Kingston. Click here
to view online. Also included in this edition is a full list of local Christmas mass service information.
Chloe Bodzasy, Grade 8 student at St. Patrick Catholic School, E rinsville Come Adore...
December 12, 2022
Kingston, ON - Regiopolis-Notre Dame (RND) Catholic High School students are gearing up to be live on-stage this week. The local Catholic high school is presenting The Addams Family Musical December 15-17.
It is the secondary school’s first time putting on the cheeky take on the iconic television series. The dark, yet...
December 06, 2022
Let the bidding begin! The ALCDSB Virtual Christmas Silent Auction is NOW LIVE and open until Saturday, December 10 at 8:15 p.m.!
Step 1. Create a bidder account on MaxSold.
Step 2. View auction items here.
Step 3. Start bidding on your favourite items! ...
November 23, 2022
The ALCDSB is pleased to present the 2022 Director's Annual Report. Click here
to learn about the admirable achievements and progress taking place in our Catholic learning communities, where each member is loved, inspired, and successful.
November 23, 2022
NAPANEE, ON - A new Chair, Vice-Chair and Chair of the Finance and Operations Committee have been acclaimed at the ALCDSB's Inaugural Meeting of the Board held on November 22, 2022. The Board of Trustees has acclaimed Terry Shea, as Chair of the Board, Brian Evoy as Vice-Chair of the Board...
November 21, 2022
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board’s Recognition Strategy recognizes staff for their actions and results. Nominations are now being accepted for ALCDSB staff members whose work (or actions) has made an impact and are in-line with the Board's core values and exemplifies characteristics that align with the Board's vision, mission and values
November 15, 2022
Join a dietitian and registered nurse from KFL&A Public Health for an information session on how to create meals that are affordable, convenient and tasty. It will be held on Thursday November 24th from 6-7pm at Kingston Secondary School. Register by November 22nd by going to klfaph.ca/familymeals
November 07, 2022
A ll ALCDSB schools will re - open to students and classes will resume in-person tomorrow, T uesday, November 8, 20 22 . S tudents currently enrolled in the remote learning school will continue classes as nor ma l. Any further questions, please contact your school directly. Thank you...
November 06, 2022
Dear families, I am writing to you today to provide an update with regards to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) job action. This union represents the following employees at the ALCDSB; Educational Assistants, Early Childhood Educators, Secretaries, Youth Workers, Custodial Maintenance, and Central Clerical and Technical Staff. CUPE continues its...
October 21, 2022
If you have not yet received your student card please come to the main office.
October 11, 2022
We have had a very successful start to the school year, including the return of student extracurricular activities, field trips and all of the benefits students get from the return of in-person learning experiences. The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is committed to the health and safety of...
October 04, 2022
Picton, ON - The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) have received approval from the province of Ontario for the acquisition of land in Picton's west end for a new school site. The $4.6 million dollars in Land Priorities funding will allow the Board to purchase the property...
October 03, 2022
Napanee , ON – The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board have released an update on year three of their five-year strategic plan. The Multi-Year S trategic Plan (MYSP) was developed in 2020 by a diverse stakeholder group which included ALCDSB staff, parents, school board trustees, and representatives...
September 29, 2022
September 15, 2022
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Kingston, ON – The chapel at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School has been formally named after St. André Bessette. The official naming was marked in a brief liturgy in the chapel Thursday morning. The naming service took place following the first whole school mass of the school...
September 02, 2022
ALCDSB Election s Compliance Audit Committee The Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is seeking interested applicants for appointment to its Election Compliance Audit Committee for the 2022 municipal election. Deadline to apply is September 2 3 , 2022. Compliance Audit Committees are required under the Municipal...
August 31, 2022
This year, the first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 6, 2022 . Kindergarten students may have a staggered start to the first week of school and begin classes on a different date. Schools will contact families directly to confirm start dates.
On behalf of our Board of Trustees and the...
August 22, 2022
The past two school years have been anything but usual. We know that while many students and families are eager to return to a “more normal” school experience, some will be worried about starting back, and what this new school year will look like for them. Remember as parents/caregivers you know...
August 08, 2022
Another set of in-person Art Therapy-based programs are being offered this summer by school mental health clinicians. Students entering G rades 4-6 and 7-9 are eligible to attend a weeklong program of psychoeducation workshops addressing mental health topics this August .
Students will learn strategies through art-based activities ....
July 21, 2022
Every year, the ALCDSB organizes an Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation Golf Tournament. This year marks the 23 rd annual event, which will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Loyalist Golf and Country Club.
We're excited to announce that registration and sponsorship opportunities are now ...
July 21, 2022
Kingston, ON - Congratulations to Concetta Buragina, Special Education Resource Teacher at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School in Kingston for being the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Pin Award, for her outstanding contributions to her community.
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee marks the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's...
July 06, 2022
Luke Coffin, Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School student and wrestling heavy-weight champion of the Cadet Division (U17), proudly represented Canada last month at the Pan-American (Pan-Am) Wrestling Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Coffin, who place third at the international games, is the first athlete to represent the Kingston Wrestling Club...
June 30, 2022
Each year ALCDSB schools apply for EcoSchools certification by undertaking environmental actions, campaigns, and projects, and then recording them in the online EcoSchools Certification Application (ECA) to earn points.
Participation in the program allows our students, teachers, school administrators, caretakers, and parents to authentically integrate learning experiences within the natural...
June 29, 2022
Napanee, ON - The work of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board has been acknowledged in the 2021-22 Ontario Human Rights Commission's (OHRC) Annual Report, in its Education section.
As Year 2 of a 5-year Multi-Year Strategic Plan implementation ends, the board's Science of Reading professional development plan is...
June 24, 2022
The International Baccalaureate program at RND is being praised by grads for setting them up for success in post-secondary. Watch this video
and see if the IB program is right for you.
June 24, 2022
Congratulations to ALCDSB Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School teacher Nadia Bernabei, for being a 2022 recipient of the prestigious Queen's University Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching
Bernabei was nominated for the award by former ALCDSB student Emma Smith. Smith who has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing...
June 24, 2022
L-R: Donna Jongenotter (Educational Assistant), Kristy Sinclair (Early Childhood Educator), Brooklyn (student), Jill Gardiner (Principal), Mason (student), Amanda Kain (teacher)
Bel leville, ON - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School in Belleville has been selected as a recipient for a 2022 Nutrients for Life School Garden grant. This...
June 24, 2022
Napanee, ON –The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) Trustees approved an operating budget of $177,293,497 and a capital budget of $34,402,323 for 2022-23 school year at the Board meeting held on June 21, 2022. The budget reflects the funding information released by the Ministry of Education...
June 23, 2022
Students in the ESL and Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC) programs at Loyola School of Adult and Continuing Education accept awards today during the 2022 presentation of certificates at Zwick's Park. The Susan An award is donated in honour of Susan An who was passionate about ESL instruction. It is given...
June 22, 2022
Napanee, ON – The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) welcomed Loyalist College President and CEO, Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan, to the Board office Tuesday evening to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
(L-R) Sean Monteith, L oyalist College Senior Vice President of Academic and David DeSantis, Direc tor...
June 21, 2022
Incoming student trustees for the 2022/2023 school year took their "Oath of Office" at the June Board Meeting on Tuesday evening.
David DeSantis, Director of Education for the ALCDSB welcomed incoming student trustees Marlow Slatter (left) and Mary Mekhaeil (right) and their families. Mary Mekhaeil, entering grade...
June 07, 2022
Virtual Summer Wellness workshops are being offered to students entering Grade 7 -12 this summer by the ALCDSB Social Work Team and delivered via the Microsoft Teams platform. The objective of the wellness workshops is to offer psychoeducation and accompanying strategies and tools for a range of mental health...
June 01, 2022
Summer is almost here and so is the June edition of the RND Newsletter! June 2022.pdf
June 01, 2022
The girls rugby team has returned from ofssa AAA in kitchener. The girls proudly represented rnd while playing in punishingly hot temperatures that felt like 31c. The last game went into over time to resolve a tie. Outstanding moments can be seen on the offsa website under media, videos. Congrats girls for a...
May 31, 2022
The Maltby Centre (KFLA's Mental health and Autism service agency) is offering virtual workshops for parents/caregivers and youth this June. See complete list below. To register please visit maltbycentre.ca
JUNE 1 – AUTISM SERVICES
Coping with Challenging Behaviour
Wednesday, June 1, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
ONLINE – FREE WITH AN...
May 31, 2022
Kingston, ON – Regiopolis-Notre Dame (RND) Catholic High School is back on-stage after over a two-year-long COVID hiatus. The local Catholic high school are presenting Disney's High School Musical on June 2, 3 and 4.
For those familiar with the Original Disney Channel movie, the musical is a high-energy, large-scale...
May 25, 2022
Napanee, ON - The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) 2022 Environmental Stewardship of Creation Award was presented to Janet Kenny, Educational Assistant (EA) for St. Paul Catholic Elementary School in Kingston, Tuesday night at the ALCDSB Meeting of the Board. Kenny has been in the role of...
May 19, 2022
McCarthy Uniforms is holding a Fit Show from 12:00pm-7:00pm on Tuesday, June 14th. Come in to make sure you look your best for the 2022-23 school year. Get full details by downloading the Fit Show Flyer.pdf
May 18, 2022
We are grateful to welcome the new ALCDSB grad coach Mahaley Brant! See poster for more details.
May 10, 2022
The Ontario Ministry of Health and the Ontario Ministry of Education have updated their COVID-19 screening tools for COVID-19 school and child care screening
. Revisions have been made to align with federal guidance for fully vaccinated travelers who are exempt from quarantine.
Staff, students, children, and visitors...
May 09, 2022
Survey data will support improvement planning, accountability
Napanee, ON – Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) students and families are invited to participate in the first-ever See Me in ALCDSB survey, a confidential and voluntary student census happening from May 9 to 20. The student census will collect...
May 06, 2022
The Ministry of Education has approved the ALCDSB School Year Calendar for 2022/2023. This calendar includes the additional criteria identified by the ministry and supports the strategic priority “Ensure fiscally responsible, transparent and accountable decision making practices and resource allocation of all school, Board and provincial resources to achieve goals that equitably meet...
May 04, 2022
Due to missing cans, KanJam will not run Thursday at lunch. MHA will reschedule the event in the next couple of weeks.
May 04, 2022
Today, RND begins the COMPASS survey in morning classes. We have 8 school days to do the ½ hour survey. The survey is done online, and it is voluntary. It covers topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, smoking, alcohol and drug-use, academic achievement, bullying and harassment, experiences of...
May 03, 2022
The ALCDSB Catholic Education Week video has premiered! Watch to see how the ALCDSB is celebrating the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada.
This Catholic Education video highlights ALCDSB school initiatives and includes narrative on this year's Catholic Education Week's theme Rebuild,...
May 02, 2022
During the week of May 2 to May 6, 2022, The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) are celebrating the significant contributions that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB schools will also recognize Mental Health Week as an...
April 29, 2022
Catholic Education and Mental Health Week will be celebrated across the ALCDSB during the week of May 2 – 6, 2022.
The theme of Catholic Education Week is Rebuild, Restore, Renew Together. This year, Mental Health Week focuses on how empathy is important for our mental health.
During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB schools will celebrate...
April 27, 2022
Napanee, Ontario - Secondary School Student Trustee representatives in the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board have been elected by their Student Senate for the upcoming 2022/2023 school year.
The ALCDSB student Senate met at the board office Tuesday morning where the group of secondary...
April 12, 2022
The action of this week moves from the triumph of the palm procession through the agony and death of the Lord to his glorious resurrection from the dead. During Holy Week, the people of God take time to reflect and pray about what Jesus has done for us...
April 07, 2022
5 Things to Know About the See Me in ALCDSB Survey
The first-ever See Me in ALCDSB Survey, a confidential student census, takes place May 9 to 20. We hope all students and families will participate. Here are five things to know about the survey:
April 07, 2022
SPEAK UP FOR ABILITY - PARENTS FORUM Join the Learning Disabilities Association of Kingston for their annual forum ONLINE
Saturday April 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Topic: Building Children's Literacy Skills Keynote presentation by the OHRC on the Right to Read Inquiry. Sessions for...
April 05, 2022
There will be a very important meeting for all IB students writing exams this May on Thursday at lunch in the Learning Commons. This is a mandatory meeting. Meeting begins at 11:15am
April 04, 2022
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) students and parents are invited to complete the first-ever See Me in ALCDSB Survey, a confidential and voluntary student census , from May 9 to 20. The See Me in ALCDSB survey asks about: Student i dentity, including race, gender, sexual...
March 30, 2022
Students enrolled in a ALCDSB Grade 12 FSL course this school year, and who have not previously written the DELF are eligible to take t he Diplôme d'études en langue française
DELF is an internationally recognized test of French proficiency. It is based on...
March 28, 2022
Dear Families of current grade 8 and grade 9 ALCDSB students,
We are writing to inform you about the recently released Policy and Program Memorandum 167 which details the implementation of an online learning graduation requirement for Ontario schools and the associated opt-out process. The Ministry of Education has mandated...
March 21, 2022
Call for Nominations Each year during Catholic Education Week, ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community members who consistently demonstrate outstanding service. We are currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Catholic Education Week awards. Please see each award for a full description. These nominations are completed through Forms. The...
March 01, 2022
As we hear and witness more about the shocking developments in Eastern Europe, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ukraine and the Ukrainian families within our ALCDSB communities.
To support the greater community during this time, LifeWorks has activated their Community Crisis Support Line in response to...
February 22, 2022
ALCDSB is committed to providing a welcoming and caring environment for ALL students, regardless of their religious background or affiliation . We encourage you to get in touch with your local Catholic School if you have any questions about our schools, our programs, or our school board.
Wondering what it's...
February 10, 2022
Come to the Life Skills Centre on Monday for some sweet Valentine treats!
February 07, 2022
ALCDSB families, staff and students are invited to join us for the Spring 2022 Evening Virtual Speaker Series: Helping Our Kids Thrive. Next Session: May 11 | 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Jean Clinton | The Power of Play - Building Relationships and Resilience Through Play Microsoft Teams Link
If you missed...
February 07, 2022
In October 2021, the
entire Church entered into a synod opened by Pope Francis: For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, &
All people are invited
to provide feedback to the local Church. We are asking all
ALCDSB to share your voice and be part of this...
February 03, 2022
Attention Class of 2022! Now is the time to make your appointment to have your grad portraits completed. Portrait sessions are available from February 14th to March 2nd. Schedule your appointment by going to https://schedule.prestigeportraits.ca
Download the grad portrait flyer for complete details. Grad Portrait 2022.pdf
January 25, 2022
Grade 8 Information Night is scheduled for 6pm on Wednesday January 26th. Future RND Students and their families are invited to CLICK HERE
to join the live Zoom meeting.
January 13, 2022
A LCDSB is excited to be able to offer after-school virtual group opportunities between January - June 2022 through the ABA Skills Development Program available for students in Grades K-12 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The form below will serve as the application to the program and we ask that parents/guardians...
January 13, 2022
The 2022-2023 School Year Calendar is currently being drafted for submission by the ALCDSB.
The ALCDSB is currently working to develop the calendar for the 2022-23 school year. In collaboration with our coterminous boards (LDSB and HPEDSB), we have created 3 options. We would like to gather the opinions of many different...
January 07, 2022
To assist our Catholic school Families, please use the links below to access the most up-to-date school screening tool from the Ministry, along with the COVID19 Exposure Guidelines. May God Bless you and keep you safe. School Screening Tool Exposure Guidelines
January 03, 2022
January 3, 2021
As you may be aware, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the decision to move all in-person learning to remote learning for 2 weeks , starting on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. This move has been made...
November 30, 2021
Advent is upon us. Here is the December Newsletter. Merry Christmas! December 2021.pdf
November 22, 2021
Final Quad 1 Grades can be view in the Student ASPEN portal: Open ASPEN Click my info to tab Click Transcript side tab Click specific source to see comment.
October 27, 2021
We're excited to launch year 2 of our Multi-Year Strategic Plan. Use the link below to check out the video update from Director DeSantis and learn about all the amazing progress and achievements being made in the ALCDSB during the second year of our MYSP! #ALCDSBMYSP
ALCDSB Multi-Year Strategic Plan...
October 19, 2021
Did you miss the Post-Secondary Info Night? Are you in grade 12 and need a refresher on the application process? Here is the video of the presentation from Regi Guidance.
October 11, 2021
On Wednesday, October 13th from 6-7pm, Student Services will present to parents and guardians of gr12 students via Zoom. This information session will outline graduation requirements, research tools, as well as the application process for college and university. There will be time allotted for Q & A. The Zoom link will be emailed...
October 01, 2021
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce inter-school athletics for student-athletes in grades 7-12 will resume this week with a mandatory vaccination plan for students, coaches, volunteers, and officials. This decision was made after consultations with our coterminous boards, and...
September 03, 2021
On behalf of our Board of Trustees and senior team I want to reiterate our commitment to the safety, and ongoing well-being of our students and staff as we return to our Catholic schools in person next week. This letter is intended to provide...
August 19, 2021
There are two important dates on the horizon for students enrolled in the Dual Credit Program. Students registered in the St. Lawrence College Dual Credit Trades courses are to attend orientation on September 2nd. Orientation for all other Dual Credit courses will take place on August 31st. Contact Mr. Poser by...
August 12, 2021
The annual Used Uniform Sale is set to go on Monday, August 16th at RND. Come to the Cowdy Street entrance between 10am and 2pm to get a great deal on a previously used uniform.
Dress Shirts …………………………………….....$10.00 Shorts ……………………………………………..$10.00 Golf Shirts ………………………………………....$10.00 Vests...
August 07, 2021
As we continue to navigate COVID-19 together, I am pleased to share an update on enhanced options for buying your school uniform in 2021.
New to 2021, we are introducing a Virtual Agent option, along with On-Line and Call Centre options. Unfortunately, as a result of the provincial guidelines...
July 04, 2021
Want to check your marks from octo 7 or 8? Follow these instructions to navigate ASPEN:
1. Log in to Aspen. 2. Click My Info top tab 3. Click Transcripts side tab That will show the courses and marks for this year. You can click on the specific course...
June 20, 2021
The Ministry of Education has a renewed focus on Equity, and de-streaming in mathematics will begin in September 2021. Jason To, Coordinator of Secondary Mathematics and Academic Pathways in the TDSB, hosted a Live Event for parents in ALCDSB on June 16 th which was recorded. If you were...
June 17, 2021
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will be running several programs throughout the summer of 2021 in support of Mental Health for our students and families. Please use the link below to access an information poster which describes these programs in further detail, and provides links for registration....
June 09, 2021
To All Members of the School Communities in the Hastings Prince Edward, and Kingston,
Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington Counties.
A Joint Statement from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) and Kingston, Frontenac,
and Lennox & Addington Public Health (KFL&A PH) regarding the upcoming...
May 27, 2021
Eligible youth and their parents/guardians attending Regiopolis-Notre Dame and other schools in the KFL&A region are encouraged to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. Find out more in this letter from KFL&A Public Health. Letter From KFLA Public Health.pdf
May 21, 2021
Families of students planning to attend school remotely next year must complete the attached Secondary Remote Learning survey. Unless a survey has been completed indicating a student's intention to learn remotely, it will be assumed that they are attending school in person for the 2021-2022 school...
May 05, 2021
Each year during Catholic Education Week, ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community members who consistently demonstrate outstanding service. Catholic Education Week Awards Poster: 2021 CEW Awards Poster.pdf
Archbishop Francis J. Spence Catholic Teacher of the Year Award
Sarah Cassidy - ALCDSB Board...
April 27, 2021
Secondary Summer Programming at ALCDSB Please find below the Secondary Summer Course offerings running during the month of July.
Reach Ahead Courses
For grade 8 students entering secondary school in September 2021
Course Dates: June 28 – July 23, 2021
Students moving from grade 8 into grade 9...
April 19, 2021
ALCE Foundation's Silent Auction to raise funds for families in financial crisis starts today ! Silent Auction LINK
Bidding will begin at 5pm on Monday, April 19th . Relax and browse the 147 items that are up for bid to help raise much needed funds for the students and families in our Catholic...
April 07, 2021
Now is the time to register for RND's Relay for Life campaign. To register, just go to our sign up page
where you can make a donation or enter a team. Anyone interested in volunteering and
helping to plan Relay for Life can contact Hanna Repetti
at email@example.com to learn more on...
March 24, 2021
The Spring Uniform is coming! RND students will be permitted to start wearing the spring uniform on Monday, April 19th, which is the start of Octomester 7. The uniform shop is not currently open at RND, so new spring uniforms must be purchased online through McCarthy Uniforms. Go to mccarthyuniforms.ca to place your order. Current delivery times...
March 23, 2021
The RND Chess Club is moving online! All students are invited to join us for our chess tournament this Friday, March 26th. It's easy to sign up:
Step1: Get a chess.com account (it's free)
Step 2: Search under "Clubs" for RND Chess and request to join.
Step 3: Register...
March 18, 2021
Join us for our Relay for Life Rally. Watch it anytime on Friday on our Youtube Channel.
March 17, 2021
Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
2021-22 Remote Learning Plan
Dear Families, The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will continue offering families the opportunity for their children to learn remotely through virtual modes in the 2021-2022 school year. Ideally, all students would...
March 08, 2021
Participate by raising money for going without food and participate virtually with youth from across Canada this Thursday-Friday starting at 3pm. See Mary Elaine for more information. Pledge sheets are available by the chapel.
February 23, 2021
Students who would like to get their school portrait redone can do so on the morning of March 12th. There is no need to make an appointment as students will be called down by grade. This portrait session is also open to students who did not get their portrait taken...
February 02, 2021
The ALCDSB 2021-2022 School Year Calendar is being finalized and we are seeking input from our school communities and stakeholders on different options for things like starting dates, PA days, and final day of instruction dates.
This survey will be open for responses from February 2 until 6pm on February 16th. Please...
February 02, 2021
You must screen for Covid everyday before coming to school.
Decide if you should or should not go to school today by using the Covid Self-Screening Tool.
January 11, 2021
If you are a Grade 9 student who is currently not registered at an ALCDSB school and would like to attend Regiopolis-Notre Dame in the fall, then the time to register is now! Download these forms in order to reserve your spot at RND and become part of Canada's Oldest...
December 12, 2020
Book a studio appointment to get your school photo taken. Appointments are available from January 11-18th. Appointments are only accepted at the Lifetouch/Prestige studio located at 3055 Princess Street. Additional information including session instructions will be emailed once your appointment is booked. Book your appointment here!
December 07, 2020
November 22, 2020
November 24, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians,
Following our message to you this past Sunday (November 22, 2020) regarding our inclement weather day process this year, we would like to provide further clarification on some key points:
ALCDSB is keeping our schools open during inclement weather days when buses are cancelled....
November 10, 2020
At Attention Class of 2021! Book your appointment for your grad photos now. Photos will be taken at the Lifetouch studio by appointment only between November 16th and December 18th. Use this link
to get your appointment before it's too late!
November 03, 2020
Greetings Parents/Guardians & Students!
It is with much regret that students won't be able to enjoy the amazing experience of job shadowing in a real work place, but we have been planning to ensure that all have access to enriching experiences that celebrate the spirit of the day! These resources...
November 02, 2020
What's happening at RND in November? Find out in our monthly newsletter. November 2020.pdf
October 29, 2020
The Halloween Coffee House is scheduled for Thursday October 29th at 6:30pm. Check out the incredible talents of RND students on our YouTube Channel
October 19, 2020
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 our students and families within our communities.
October 07, 2020
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is excited to announce a new Multi-Year Strategic Plan. This five-year plan will guide ALCDSB to higher levels of excellence in all that we do in service of Catholic education.
ALCDSB's new Multi-Year Strategic plan will focus on four main priorities over...
October 06, 2020
Find out what's happening at Regiopolis-Notre Dame. Here is the October Newsletter. October 2020.pdf
October 05, 2020
Social workers and psychotherapists talk about how anxiety affects children and youth. Ask questions and learn how to help your child.
Virtual Town Hall
October 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Click Here to Register
September 29, 2020
You must screen for COVID-19 everyday before coming to school. Use this link
and answer the questions to decide if you should come to school today or not.
September 17, 2020
TriBoard Bus Transportation anticipates more delays and route cancellations than normal this year due to the pandemic. TriBoard is asking all families to ensure they have subscribed to their notification system and are aware of other ways to track bus delays and cancellations. Click here to subscribe by email...
August 21, 2020
We are pleased to announce that we are having a used uniform sale on Wednesday August 26 th from 12:30pm to 3:30pm .
Monies raised from the used uniform sale go to RND students in need. The sale will be held outdoors at the Cowdy Street entrance. Upon arrival,...
July 30, 2020
Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September
Province Providing Critical Investments and Resources to Keep Students and Staff Safe Office of the Premier
TORONTO — The Ontario government is announcing the safe reopening of schools for in-class instruction beginning this September. The government has unveiled a plan that prioritizes the...
June 25, 2020
The 2020 Spring Graduation is virtual for the first time. It will premiere at 7pm on June 25th. You can link to the video by using the URL below. https://youtu.be/UVU6cvEt_jY
June 17, 2020
The last three months have been a time of learning for all of us at ALCDSB. We had to quickly change how we connect with our students and families as a result of the province's Emergency Closure Order.
We are looking for your feedback on how we did and how we...
June 11, 2020
To book “Retrieval of Personal Belongings" times, please Register an account. If you have one from semester 1 Parent-Teacher interviews then login using the credentials created at that time. Once logged in, click Manage Students . Then Add New . You must add the name of each person who...
May 26, 2020
Each year RND gathers information on our graduates through a grad survey. This year the survey is located on your student home page. Click the “Grad Survey" icon to begin. This survey is used to help determine graduation awards and provides our school with valuable information. It will only...
May 20, 2020
Hey Panthers! Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Relay For Life events have been cancelled. But this year, the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting a virtual Relay For Life on June 13th at 7 PM for everyone across Canada. We made a team for the entire school to join!!...
May 14, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, teachers are unable to check their voicemail. If you need to get in contact with your child's teacher, the best method at this time is through email. Here is a list of email addresses for RND's teachers. Teacher Email.pdf
May 12, 2020
Please find below the Secondary Summer Course offerings running this July.
Students must email their home school guidance counsellors to register for these programs. eLearning: June 29 – July 24, 2020 PLEASE NOTE: This program is not part of the ALCDSB Academic and Well Being: Emergency Remote Learning. ...
May 11, 2020
Week Eight - Emergency Learning from Home Good morning RND Community. Welcome to the start of Week Eight of Emergency Learning from Home. I hope and trust all are faring well and looking out for your own well-being and that of the common good. There is no doubt these...
May 11, 2020
At this time, all families, especially families of incoming grade nines, are asked to register with McCarthy Uniforms at www.mccarthyuniforms.ca and prepare to shop for school uniforms online. Registration will provide you with: access to updated information on where and how to shop over the summer months
access to flexible...
May 11, 2020
At this time, the 2020 Secondary Summer School program will consist of eLearning courses. However adjustments may be made if Ministry direction changes. As new programs are added information will be distributed.
Students must email their home school guidance counsellors to register for this program. eLearning: June 29 – July...
May 04, 2020
It's Catholic Education Week and Mental Health Awareness Week. Here's a handy placement to help you get the most out of the event.
April 28, 2020
Please see the following attachment for daily resources for Catholic Education Week and Mental Health Week. CEW-MHW 2020 Placemat
April 08, 2020
MEGILL, Barbara Rowena (nee Rose) Suddenly at her home in Kingston on Thursday April 2nd, 2020. Daughter of the late Colin and Lolly Rose. Loved Mom of Matthew Schwehr (Jenna) and Ashleigh Dalcourt (Jeremy). Nana of Kali, Hunter, Ella, Roman, and Ezzie. Dear sister of Michael, Lisa (Sean), Gayla (Brian), and Carrie (Andrew). Remembered with...
April 05, 2020
As we enter into Holy Week, check out the following resources for families and educators on daily Gospel readings, infographics/video reflections, music and actions: Holy Week 2020
April 01, 2020
Student Services We hope our students are staying healthy and active right now. To keep up-to-date on what is happening with Student Services, you should check Regi Guidance in d2L or via Twitter. If you don't see it, let us know. Your teachers and counsellors are reaching out to...
April 01, 2020
On March 31, 2020, the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced that schools would remain closed until at least May 4, 2020
As a result, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will continue to work to create a plan to best support our students academically.
March 24, 2020
PHASE TWO On March 31, 2020 the Premier of Ontario and Minister of Education announced the launch of the second phase of Learn at Home . The second phase establishes clarity for parents/guardians, enhances education supports and creates opportunities for teachers and educators to connect with students. Letter from the Minister of...
March 12, 2020
Dear ALCDSB families, guardians and staff,
The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. We work in collaboration with all of our public health units who have asked us to share information about COVID-19.
The Algonquin and Lakeshore...
March 05, 2020
March 4, 2020
The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. We work in collaboration with all of our public health units who have asked us to share information about COVID-19.
On January 30, 2020 the World Health Organization declared...
March 03, 2020
Here is the RND Newsletter for March 2020! March 2020.pdf
March 03, 2020
Your donations in your Period 3 class help to provide desks and seating for students in the overcrowded classrooms of Nelson Mandela School in Tanzania. Please do your part to give alms, pray and fast during Lent as spiritual preparation for Easter!
February 25, 2020
Friday, Feb. 28 and Sat. Feb. 29 mark the first time RND has hosted the CIG Kingston regional tournament! Come out and watch the junior and senior Improv teams perform with the other talented teams from our region. In the cafetorium: Juniors - 5:30pm Seniors 7:30pm Tickets $10 students/$12 adults...
February 25, 2020
Congratulations to the Regi wrestling team for hosting the EOSSAA Championship Wrestling Tournament. Strong showings by all who competed. Gold and Silver medalists who will be travelling to beautiful Sault Ste Marie next week to battle at OFSAA include: Kiara Vecchio, Chelsea Turcotte, Victoria Baker and Neebin Rayne-Hunter for the girls...
February 19, 2020
This Lent RND will be fundraising to help Nelson Mandela Public School in Tanzania in their need for more desks and chairs. This is through a Canadian Catholic Sponsor agency called "Chalice" who are also responsible for helping us suppor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttjE-sA1u1M&feature=youtu.be t tour sponsor child from Haiti. Please see the video...
February 18, 2020
February 28, 2020 The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) have announced a one-day full withdrawal of services on Thursday, March 5, 2020. As a result, all ALCDSB schools will be closed to students. This affects both elementary and secondary students. All information will continue to be posted on the board...
February 10, 2020
Support the students going on the mission trip to Costa Rica, by purchasing reading materials at Indigo at the Cataraqui Centre this Wednesday from 4-9pm. A portion of all sales will be donated to trip.
February 05, 2020
Second semester has arrived and so has the RND Newsletter for the month of February!
January 13, 2020
The following information will be sent home with all secondary students on Monday, January 13:
The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) has announced that they will be taking administrative job action starting on Monday, January 13, 2020. As a result of this partial withdrawal of services, secondary students in...
January 08, 2020
January 14, 2020
On Monday, January 13, 2020 OECTA announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 if an agreement is not reached prior to this date. Due to this full withdrawal of services, all ALCDSB schools will be...
January 07, 2020
2020 has arrived ans so has the January edition of the RND Newsletter. Happy New Year! January 2020.pdf
November 25, 2019
The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception needs your help with its Coat Drive. The Coat Drive had 150 visitors in the first 50 minutes of operation this year. As a result The Cathedral Of St. Mary Of The Immaculate Conception is in very short supply of coats...
November 24, 2019
The RND Arts Department is presenting Matilda from December 11th-14th. Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for students (under 17). Get your tickets online by clicking here
and selecting your show time. You can also get tickets in the RND Student Common at lunch starting November 27th.
November 11, 2019
What is the ABA Skill Development Program?
This program is offering free skills development programming to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder using the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). The program will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, emotional regulation, daily living, and communication based on...
November 04, 2019
Take Our Kids to Work Day is set for Wednesday, November 6th. All Grade 9 students across Canada will be job shadowing a parent, family member or acquaintance during their regular work day. Permission forms, which can be found at the following link, must be returned to Students Services by Tuesday,...
October 31, 2019
[Strive for Five poster created by Abby Daicar, Grade 12 Communications Technology Student at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School]
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board continues to focus on Every School
Day Counts in supporting staff and families with strategies to promote good attendance as...
October 16, 2019
Parents, guardians, students and the general community are invited to learn more about e-cigarettes and vaping during presentation being hosted by KFL&A Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore. The presentation is being held from 7-8:30pm on Wednesday November 13 on Frontenac Secondary School. This is a free event. Dr....
October 04, 2019
Our Experiential Learning team has been working with our partners at the Limestone District School Board to secure spaces for their upcoming Women in Trades Day held at St. Lawrence College on October 21st. This initiative dovetails nicely with the Ministry's focus on promoting all pathways with particular focus...
September 26, 2019
Join RND's Run for the Cure team today. Just click here
September 25, 2019
Sunday, October 6
On Sunday, October 6 the Minister of Education announced that a tentative agreement has been made with CUPE. ALL ALCDSB schools will be open on Monday, October 7. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
We look forward to welcoming all students and...
September 16, 2019
There is an important meeting on Thursday September 19th, for parents of students who will moving on to post-secondary in 2020-21. The meeting is scheduled to go from 6-7pm in the Cafeteria. Contact Student Services if you need more information.
September 16, 2019
We want to hear from YOU as we work to create a new MYSP for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board! Send us your thoughts: https://my.thoughtexchange.com/#821842860
Every school board in Ontario is governed by a board of trustees that has a legislated requirement to ensure the creation...
September 06, 2019
Driver's Education course will be commencing here at RND on October 1st. If you are interested in participating in this course, come to the main office for complete details.
July 01, 2019
Did you miss the Grad video? Don't worry. We've got it for you here!
June 26, 2019
Watch the full Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2019 LIVE! Click this link
June 07, 2019
We hope that graduates, their families and RND Staff, will join us for Mass at 12 o’clock noon on Thursday, June 27th (St. John the Apostle Parish - 88 Patrick St.) This is a great way for families and extended family to share in the excitement of the day...
May 28, 2019
Please see Poster for more info
May 22, 2019
The 2019/2020 School Year Calendar has now been approved. To view the full calendar: 2019-2020 ALCDSB School Year Calendar .pdf
Please note the following dates: First Day of School - Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Christmas Break - Monday, December 23, 2019 - Friday, January 3, 2020 March Break -...
May 22, 2019
Regiopolis- Notre Dame Catholic High School is participating in an online school survey for parents and guardians called the OurSCHOOL Parent Survey. We invite you to review the information below, and complete the survey using the login information provided. Who : All parents and/or guardians of students in grades 9-12. When...
May 15, 2019
2019 REGIOPOLIS UNIFORM SHOP SUMMER HOURS The Regi Uniform Shop will be closing as of Monday, June 24 th and re-opening on Monday, August 12 th . Grade 9's/New Students are asked to make an appointment to purchase or to be fitted for their uniform prior to June 24 th...
May 01, 2019
Congratulations to all the candidates involved in the 2019-2020 RND Student Elections. The successful candidates were: Head Boy: Zach Dodge, Head Girl: Gwen Van Duinen, Treasurer: Roxanne Forget, PAW: Sydney Kalin, Communications: Rachel Oleschuk. Applications are now being accepted for Cabinet positions. All students interested in applying for a Cabinet...
April 18, 2019
Get your volunteer hours this summer helping run activities and games at a Catholic kids day camp! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
March 25, 2019
The McCarthy Uniform Shop WILL BE HOSTING EXTENDED SPRING UNIFORM SHOPPING HOURS ON Monday, April 8 th from 3:30pm to 7:30pm & Monday, April 15 th from 3:30pm to 7:30pm Crested Golf Shirt….$31.49 (+Taxes) Walking Shorts….....$32.99 (+Taxes) * Regular shop hours are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am to 3pm. ...
March 21, 2019
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...
February 27, 2019
RND School Council is hosting a screening of Over 18: A Documentary About Porn. Over 18 is an examination of online pornography and its effect on children and youth. The goal is to educate parents on the realities of online pornography and propose solutions to help parents talk with their children...
February 20, 2019
The RND Improv team experienced a thrilling win at the regional tournament and is now off to Nationals in Ottawa from April 1 to April 4! Our annual Improvaganza evening is coming up on Friday, March 1 at 7pm in the cafeteria and this year we have some friends from other regional teams...
February 20, 2019
The RND Wrestlers made the long
trek up to Renfrew yesterday in hopes of capturing another EOSSAA title
but came up one point short to finish second.
medalists were Devan Desai, who had to defeat his own team mate Xavier
Trudel-Whan in the final. Xavier walked away with...
February 19, 2019
Catholic Education Week
May 6-11, 2019
During the week of May 6-11, 2019 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 values...
February 13, 2019
The Catholic School Council meeting for February has been moved to February 19th due to the poor weather. It will start at 6:30pm in the Pluard Library.
February 08, 2019
The African Caribbean Student group and Queen's mentors will be meeting after school on Thurs. February 14th from 2:30-4:30 to work on some Black History Month Posters. Everyone is welcome.
February 07, 2019
Here's RND's latest newsletter. Download it to see what's going on at our school. February 2019.pdf
January 15, 2019
Join us for FREE TUTORING in any subject in the Student Success room (Room 101) every Wednesday at 2:45. For one-on-one tutoring, contact email@example.com
December 10, 2018
December 10- Update from Kingston Police Investigation Continuing into Threats against Local Schools The threats made to several local schools on December 5 and 6, 2018 has been investigated by the Kingston Police. They have been found to be unsubstantiated and no actual danger existed at any of the schools...
November 28, 2018
Parents of Grade 8 students who are planning to attend Regiopolis-Notre Dame in the 2019-2020 school year are invited to an information night on January 16th. The evening starts with an International Baccalaureate information session at 5:30 in the Upper Room and is followed by a general information session at...
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...