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ALCE Foundation Spring Silent Auction - May 4-7

April 15, 2024
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The ALCDSB is delighted to announce that the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation Virtual Silent Auction will be held from Satur day, May 4 to Tuesday, May 7, concurrent with Catholic Education Week!   Stay tuned for a series of teaser posts on ALCDSB social media feeds for...

Together to Learn Series: Youth Substance Use and Gambling

April 10, 2024
ALCDSB families are invite to attend a free, impactful online series for parents and caregivers ‚Äčdelving into youth substance use and gambling.  Led by experts Steve Keller, Drug Free Kids Canada, and Joe Wedlock, YMCA of Central East Ontario,  this four-part series is your guide to crucial conversations. April 18, 2024 |...

The Easter Season

March 29, 2024
‚Äč For fifty days, the people of God reflect on the meaning of Jesus‚Äô resurrection and of their sharing in it through baptism: dying to sin and living for God. For seven weeks we celebrate the presence of Jesus among us. We celebrate his ascension and pray to him, seated in...

ALCDSB 2023-2024 Student Achievement Plan

March 28, 2024
T he Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is pleased to present the  2023-2024 Student Achievement Plan . The ALCDSB 2023-2024 Student Achievement Plan has been developed in accordance with the Better Schools and Student Outcomes Act (2023) and aligns with the provincial priorities and goals. ‚Äč‚Äč

Tri-Board Application Deadline for 2024/25 School Year

March 27, 2024
‚Äč ‚ÄčBelow is a l etter from Tri-Board Student Transportation Services regarding the application deadline to secure student transportation for the 2024/25 school year:
Tri-Board Student Transportation Services begins planning school bus routes for the next school year in early April for more than 30,000 students for our school boards...

Holy Week - March 24 - 30, 2024

March 22, 2024
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 in his love....

Boccia Family Drop-In Nights being held in Kingston & Belleville

March 19, 2024
‚Äč‚ÄčThe ALCDSB is inviting students & their families to try Boccia at one of our Family Drop-In Nights! Kingston Boccia Family Drop-In
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Between 6:00-7:30 p.m.
St Thomas More Catholic School
234 Norman Rogers Drive
Belleville‚Äč Boccia Family Drop-In
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 6:00-7:30 p.m.
St. Joseph Catholic School
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Ministry of Education - Parent’s Guide to Ontario’s Education System

March 06, 2024
‚Äč‚Äč The Mini stry of Education has launched the  Parent‚Äôs Guide to Ontario‚Äôs Education System . This new resource will provide parents with helpful information that allows them to have a stronger role and actively participate in their children‚Äôs education. The guide covers a number of subjects such as  knowing how...

SHINE Club Debuts at ALCDSB

February 26, 2024
  The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is pleased to partner with and learn from V. Ophelia Rigault, a Resiliency Leadership Specialist, to create the SHINE Club in five ALCDSB schools.
The SHINE Club aims to inspire and support racialized and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People (Children)...

Kindergarten Pre-Registration is NOW OPEN!

February 23, 2024
Welcome to Kindergarten! ‚ÄčThe ALCDSB is committed to providing a welcoming and caring environment for  ALL students, regardless of their religious background or affiliation. ‚Äč
The ‚ÄčALCDSB offers pre-registration online for all incoming kindergarten students. This application will take  approximately 15 minutes. After you complete this form, you will still need to call...

Curiosity Creates Change - Grade 6 Info

February 23, 2024
Dear families, As your child prepares to enter grade seven, I am excited to share information with you regarding the exciting initiative for Intermediate students: Curiosity Creates Change (C3). C3 is an initiative embedded in all ALCDSB Intermediate classrooms through teaching the curriculum with a student-centered learning approach. Learning begins with...

Introducing Grade 7-8 Math Makers Program ‚Äď Register Today!

February 16, 2024
We are excited to announce the launch of our Grade 7-8 math boost program "Math Makers".  The program is designed to provide students in grades 7 and 8 with additional support and to enrich their mathematical journey. The deadline to register is  Monday, February 26 . 

Early registration is encouraged, as we have limited...

Lent 2024

February 14, 2024
‚Äč During Lent, the Church prepares to celebrate the dying and rising of the Lord Jesus. It is also the time for preparation for Baptism: for those who will be baptized at Easter and for all who will renew their baptismal promises at the Vigil and on Easter Day.    Lent begins...

Homestay Virtual Information Session

February 06, 2024
‚Äč Interested in becoming a homestay family to an international student this September?  Plan to attend a virtual information session on Tuesday, February 20 at 7 p.m. 
During this session you‚Äôll find out how hosting students from around the world can be an enriching experience for all.  
REGISTER TODAY!...

2024-2025 School Year Calendar Survey Now Open!

January 30, 2024
The ‚Äč Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is currently working to develop the calendar for the 2024-2025 school year. In collaboration with our coterminous boards (Limestone District School Board and Hastings Prince Edward District School Board), w e have created three options. All feedback will be taken into consideration...

Catholic Education Week Awards Nominations Now Open

January 08, 2024
‚Äč 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 2024 Catholic Education Week awards. P‚Äčlease see each award for a full description. These nominations are completed...

Welcome to Grade 9!

January 04, 2024
‚Äč The ALCDSB welcomes each student with open arms! Whether new to our Board or joining us from an ALCDSB Catholic elementary school, we want to ensure your process to registering for Gade 9 is a seamless experience.  Each individual ALCDSB secondary school offers a specific set of academic programming and...

April 2024 PA Day Date Change

December 13, 2023
Due to a total solar eclipse that is predicted to occur on April 8th, 2024, the new   date for the April PA Day is Monday, April 8, 2024. ‚Äč   Parts of the ALCDSB ‚Äč‚Äčwill be in the path of totality, which means that these regions will experience complete darkness at approximately...

Regiopolis-Notre Dame Presents Cinderella Musical

December 11, 2023
‚Äč KINGSTON, ON - Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School proudly presents the timeless classic, Cinderella. Opening night is this Thursday, December 14 at 7:00PM. The production will run until Saturday, December 16. Click here for Show Times & Tickets.
Described as a ‚Äúgolden age musical‚ÄĚ by production Musical Director Justine...

25-Year Anniversary Timeline Wall Unveiled

November 23, 2023
Napanee, ON - As we wrap up our 25th year the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is excited to unveil a timeline wall of achievements, and commemorative video‚Äč , celebrating 25 years of Excellence in Catholic Education.  
 
Located at the front entrance of the Board office in Napanee,...

Emergency Response Procedures

November 20, 2023
A t times, to keep ALCDSB schools safe, we need to practice emergency response procedures.  By having a clear process in place, school administrators can navigate possible threats to school safety in a calm and organized manner.  
 
To better serve parents, guardians, and community members, we thought it may be helpful to...

Draft Long-Term Accommodation Plan Review

November 15, 2023
‚Äč We value the input of our community members and stakeholders, which is why the the ALCDSB is inviting staff, families, and community members to review and provide feedback on the ALCDSB's 2023 Draft Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP). Feedback can be submitted via this online form from November 15,...

Participate in GivingTuesday this month!

November 14, 2023
  During the spring of 2024, t he ALCDSB will be putting on a Silent Auction concurrent with Catholic Education Week during the first week of May to raise funds for the Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation.    For GivingTuesday on November 28 , we invite all to participate by...

Treaties Recognition Week

November 03, 2023
‚Äč Treaties Recognition Week takes place this year, from November 5 -11. This week was introduced by the province in 2016 to honor the importance of treaties and to help us to learn more about treaty rights, treaty relationships and their relevance today.   
During Treaties Recognition Week, students across the ALCSB...

P.A. Day for Staff on November 10, 2023

October 27, 2023

Professional Development Day Focus for November 10, 2023
P.A. days are professional activity and professional development opportunities for all school staff to engage in and learn.  There are seven P.A. days throughout the 2023/24 school year, approximately once a month. To view the school year calendar, click   here ...

ALCDSB Student Trustee Participates in Mayors of the Week Program

October 25, 2023
Students from local high schools participated in the Rotary Club of Belleville's Mayors of the Week program from October 2-6.
Representing the ALCDSB was Shivani Narendranath, grade 12 student at Nicolson Catholic College and Student Trustee. ‚Äč ‚ÄčS tudent participants were selected by their high school. Narendran‚Äčath was chosen for...

Grade 7 & 8 students participate in C3 Local Government Week mock Council

October 20, 2023





‚Äč PICTON, ON - Grade 7 and 8 students from St. Gregory Catholic School in Picton will get an inside look at local government this week.  As part of Local Government Week, the County of Prince Edward is offering an inquiry-based beyond classroom program for students to learn...

Pizza & Milk Due October 22, 2023

October 19, 2023
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‚ÄčMilk and Pizza is due on School Cash Sunday October 22nd, 2023

‚Äč Student Senate

October 18, 2023
Students from all 5 secondary schools came together at Nicholson Catholic College today to discuss the role of student leadership in our Catholic Learning communities. Students engaged in discussions around student mental health and well-being, student safety and how to reach and represent those whose voices are missing or underrepresented in...

P.A. Day for Staff on October 27, 2023

October 12, 2023
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‚ÄčProfessional Development Day Focus for October 27
P.A. days are professional activity and professional development opportunities for all school staff to engage in and learn.  There are seven P.A. days throughout the 2023/24 school year, approximately once a month. To view the school year calendar, click   here...

Canada-Spain Exchange Program Available to Students in Grades 7-9

October 12, 2023
‚Äč The ALCDSB has teamed up with Ken‚Äôs Education Group to provide ALCDSB students currently enrolled in grades 7, 8 and 9 the opportunity to apply for a space in the Canada-Spain Exchange Program for the 2024 ‚Äď 2025 school year.   The Canada-Spain Exchange Program is a once in a lifetime...

Now Accepting Staff Recognition Award Nominations

October 11, 2023
‚Äč ‚Äč The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board‚Äôs 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...

See Me in ALCDSB Student Census Now Open for Students in Grades 7 - 12

October 04, 2023
‚Äč From October 23 ‚Äď 27, 2023, the ALCDSB is conducting a revised and updated version of the See Me in ALCDSB Student Census. If your student is in high school, they will have time during class this week to complete the survey.

Parents and guardians of intermediate students are invited...

Your Feedback Matters: Communications Survey

October 04, 2023
‚Äč We heard you!  On behalf of the Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, we'd like to thank you for taking the time to fill out the Communications Survey. We received tons of feedback and are combing through the valuable information.  Stay tuned ! ‚Äč


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At the ALCDSB, we value...

Golf Tournament Raises over $20,000 for students

September 26, 2023

Pictured above: Director of Education, David DeSantis and Chair of ALCDSB Terry Shea present a cheque to Leila Nasr-Sharifi, Chair of the ALCE Foundation at the September Board Meeting
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is excited to announce that the 24 th Annual ALCE Foundation...

Multi Year Strategic Plan - Year 4

September 26, 2023
‚ÄčThe Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce the launch of the Multi Year Strategic Plan (MYSP)  - Year 4. The MYSP highlights key strategies and goals that the Board will implement this year to ensure the best in Catholic education. 
Please read the MYSP -Year 4 here: ...

Franco-Ontarian Day

September 22, 2023
September 25th is officially recognized as Franco-Ontarian Day in the province of Ontario. There are more than 622,000 Francophones and 1.5 million Ontarians who can speak French, making Ontario Canada‚Äôs largest Francophone community outside of Qu√©bec.    
First recognized in 2010, Franco-Ontarian Day represents over 400 years of Francophone history, celebrating the...

Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023

September 22, 2023
‚Äč From Sept. 25 ‚Äď 30 ALCDSB schools will be reviewing Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and exploring conversations on True History reconciliation and responsibilities in preparation for the #NationalDayofTruthandReconciliation on Saturday, September 30 . Due to September 30 falling on a Saturday this year, the ALCDSB is recognizing this...

CODE Statement on Gender Expression

September 21, 2023
‚Äč CODE Statement Gender Expression

‚ÄčCouncil of Ontario Directors of Education Statement on Supporting Students and Gender Expression

The Council of Ontario Directors of Education, representing the 73 Directors from across all four publicly funded school systems is deeply committed to upholding the human rights of all students and staff as...

Congratulations to ALCDSB Graduate on Winning Photography Award

September 15, 2023
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Looking Back    by Julia Waller.
‚ÄčThe ALCDSB would like to congratulate Julia Waller, a 2023 ALCDSB graduate, for winning the EcoSchools 2022-23 Bondar Challenge‚Äč in photography! Julia submitted her image as part of an extra credit assignment while attending Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School. ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč
See Julia's statement below: My photo, titled Looking...

Aspiring Catholic Leadership Development Program 2023-24

September 11, 2023
‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč‚ÄčAspiring Catholic Leadership Parts 1 and 2 will begin in October 2023.  The deadline to apply for the October start date for Part 1 and Part 2 is   Friday,  October 13, 2023 .  ‚Äč Classes run from 5:00-7:00 pm.
P art 1:
Tuesday, N ovemb er 7
Tuesday,...

P.A. Day for Staff on September 25, 2023

September 08, 2023
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September 25, 2023, Professional Development Day Focus P.A. days are professional activity and professional development opportunities for all school staff to engage in and learn.
There are seven P.A. days throughout the 2023/24 school year, approximately once a month. To view the school year calendar, click here ...

2023-2024 Pastoral Theme - Blessed Beyond Belief

September 01, 2023
‚Äč The fourth of five pastoral themes, ‚ÄúBlessed Beyond Belief‚ÄĚ, calls us to open our eyes and our hearts to see all of God‚Äôs goodness that surrounds us. Recognizing that faith is a gift from God, we are thankful for all of the gifts and blessings that we receive, which all...

Welcome Message from the Director of Education

September 01, 2023
De ar families, On behalf of our Board of Trustees and the Senior Leadership team, I am excited to welcome back students and staff to another year of faith-filled learning. I am also pleased to announce that our enrollment has significantly increased for the 2023/2024 school year.  As a result, it...

Student athletes invited to train with Field Hockey Canada’s Women’s NextGen (U18) Program this Summer

July 19, 2023
K ingston, ON - Hailey Bauder and Gates McAllister, soon to be grade 12 students at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School (HCCSS) in Kingston, were selected to train with Field Hockey Canada’s (FHC) NextGen (U18) Program this summer. After winning a silver medal at Field Hockey Canada’s National Championships in Surrey,...

ALCDSB Board of Trustees Approve 2023-2024 School Year Budget

June 27, 2023
Napanee, ON ‚ÄďThe Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) Trustees approved an operating revenue budget of $178,397,987, operating expenditure budget of $179,450,548 and a capital budget of $31,152,706 for the 2023-24 school year, at the Board meeting held on June 20, 2023.   The budget reflects the funding information released...

33 ALCDSB Schools Receive EcoSchool Status

June 26, 2023
‚Äč The ALCDSB has 33 EcoSchools this year! This number includes 6 Platinum level, 12 Gold level, 3 Silver level, 2 Bronze level schools and 10 Participants (Green) as reported in the Eco Schools report released on June 16, 2023.   Of the 23 schools that received certification this year, 339 actions were...

Year End Message from the Minister of Education

June 26, 2023
Please see an end-of-year message from the Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, in English and French, and two videos in English with French subtitles at the bottom of the page.
  Dear Parents,
As the school year comes to a close, I would like to express my sincere congratulations to...

Summer Wellness Workshops being offered for students entering grades 7-12

June 26, 2023
‚Äč Summer wellness workshops are being offered by the ALCDSB Social Work Team to students entering grades 7-12 on July 18, 19 and 20 .  The objective of the wellness workshops is to offer psychoeducation and accompanying strategies and tools for a range of mental health and wellness concerns.  
Click ...

Virtual Parent Q&A with School Social Workers

June 26, 2023
‚Äč Does your child/youth struggle with attendance? Worry about marks? Worry about friendships? Cope in unhealthy ways?   Join us on Thursday, August 24 for a virtual parent Q&A with School Social Workers and to hear about how anxiety shows up at school and strategies to support your child/youth.  
 
Participants will be provided...

Incoming ALCDSB Student Trustees Take Oath of Office

June 21, 2023
Napanee, ON ‚Äď Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board‚Äės (ALCDSB) incoming Student Trustees for the 2023/24 school year took their Oath of Office at the June Board Meeting on Tuesday evening. 

This year the ALCDSB is pleased announce the addition of a third Student Trustee position to support and uphold...

Holy Cross Students Take Bronze in Special Olympics Ontario School Championship in Unified Floor Hockey

June 09, 2023
A big shout out to Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School (HCCSS) and the Gonzaga Bulldogs floor hockey teams, who fought hard to share the bronze medal in the unified division of Floor Hockey at the Special Olympics Ontario School Championship hosted in Kingston on June 6th and 7th.  
This School Championship...

ALCDSB Celebrates Opening of New Grade 7 & 8 Integrated Tech Classroom

June 09, 2023
BELLEVILLE, ON ‚Äď The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is pleased to celebrate the new Integrated Tech grade 7 & 8 classroom which opened its doors this spring at the ALCSDB Tech Site, located at the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf campus in Belleville.   The opening of...

Totus Tuus Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

June 02, 2023
The Archdiocese of Kingston is offering Totus Tuus weeklong summer camps for students in grades 1-6 and 7-12 in Kingston, Belleville, Perth and Kempville this summer.
See schedule below.
Grades 1-6
Monday-Friday
9am ‚Äď2:30pm
With an option of extended day care.
 
July 10-14 ‚Äď St. Michael the Archangel Church,...

June is Pride Month

June 01, 2023
Throughout the course of this year, we have committed to living out our Board pastoral theme ‚Äú Formed in the Faith " in our daily words and actions. During the month of June, we in Catholic Education, recognize both The Sacred Heart of Jesus and Pride Month concurrently. ‚Äč‚Äč
As...

Sacred Heart of Jesus

June 01, 2023

‚Äč Each year, the Catholic Church celebrates the whole month of June as the Month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Catholics are called to devote the month to meditating on the Sacred Heart, and to deepening our commitment to imitate the compassionate love of Jesus. 
The Institute for Catholic...

St. Paul Catholic Secondary School Colour Run Event Raises $9,400 for Trenton Memorial Hospital

May 31, 2023
‚ÄčTRENTON, ON. - Grade 12 students from the Recreation and Leadership class at St. Paul Catholic Secondary School in Trenton raised $9,400 during their Colour Run fundraising event on May 4. Proceeds were donated to the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation (TMHF) Tuesday in a cheque presentation. The funds will go towards...

Student Artwork Highlights the Struggles Faced by Persons with Disabilities

May 29, 2023
From Sunday, May 28 to Saturday, June 3 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is recognizing National AccessAbility Week as an opportunity to reflect on ongoing efforts to become a better, more accessible, more inclusive Catholic Learning Community. 
Jarell Gadon, Grade 10 student at St. Paul Catholic...

Congratulations to the mathletes who competed in the Annual ALCDSB Grade 7&8 Math Tournament

May 26, 2023
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On May 26, 2023 the annual Gr 7-8 ALCDSB Math tournament took place at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School. Special thanks to principal Chris Gencarelli and his staff for helping to make the tournament a great success.  96 mathletes competed in this day-long competition coming from as far as...

Two St. Gregory Catholic School Students Present at PEC Council on Food Scarcity and Affordable Housing

May 25, 2023

Curiosity Creates Change for St. Gregory Catholic School Grade 7 and 8 students, two of whom presented at the Prince Edward County (PEC) council meeting today on the topics of food scarcity and affordable housing in the area. Students Violet Dickie and Paulina Mayall provided solutions to council on these...

"See Me in ALCDSB" Staff Census Closes June 9

May 25, 2023
‚Äč Staff of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board are being invited to participate in the voluntary, anonymous, and confidential "See Me in ALCDSB" Staff Census. The results of the census will be used to understand the current demographic makeup of the Board‚Äôs workforce, and to identify any barriers to equity...

Break-A-Stick, Plant-A-Tree

May 12, 2023
Twenty-four grade 12 students from the St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School Outdoor, Recreation and Leadership class assisted in the planting of 250 shrubs and trees at Riverside Park in Belleville Thursday afternoon as part of the first ever ‚ÄėBreak-A-Stick, Plant-A-Tree‚Äô initiative.  Click here to read the Belleville Senators media...

May the 4th Be with You!

May 11, 2023
‚Äč Students from St. Thomas More Catholic School shone like the bright stars they are, at the annual Sistema Kingston's year-end concert celebration. The event was held at the Jennifer Velva Bernstein Performance Hall in the Isabel Bader Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, May 4.   
The Star...

Register for the 24th Annual ALCE Foundation Golf Tournament!

May 10, 2023
  Are you ready for some golfing fun that also supports a great cause? The 24th Annual ALCE Foundation Golf Tournament is coming up, and we can't wait to tee off with you!

Join us on Thursday, August 17, 2023 , at the beautiful Trillium Wood Golf Club for...

St. Paul Catholic Secondary School student selected for Schulich Leader Scholarship

May 09, 2023
Trenton, ON - The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) congratulates Keegan Amos, Grade 12 student at St. Paul Catholic Secondary School (SPCSS) in Trenton for being one of 100 Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients, and the only recipient to be awarded the scholarship pursuing a Bachelor of Computer Science degree...

Catholic Education Week 2023 Awards Ceremony

May 05, 2023
Napanee, ON ‚Äď The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board held their annual Catholic Education Week Awards Ceremony this afternoon. The event was held in-person at the Board office in Napanee where award recipients and special guests gathered for a luncheon following.  Each year during Catholic Education Week (first full week...

Mother Teresa Catholic School Renamed to St. Teresa of Calcutta

May 03, 2023
‚Äč K ingston, ON ‚Äď The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is excited to formally announce the renaming of Mother Teresa Catholic School to St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School.  St. Teresa was canonized by Pope Francis on September 4, 2016. In June 2022, Trustees of the ALCDSB approved the renaming...

Celebrating Catholic Education in the ALCDSB April 30-May 5

April 29, 2023
C atholic Education Week will be celebrated across the province during the week of April 30 - May 5, 2023. This year‚Äôs theme of Catholic Education Week is We are Many, We are One .  The spiritual quote for Catholic Education Week 2023 is  ‚ÄúWe, who are many, are one body...

Mental Health Week 2023

April 29, 2023
‚Äč From May 1-7, the ALCDSB is recognizing The Canadian Mental Health Association‚Äôs Mental Health Week. See below for details on how the ALCDSB is recognizing and participating in Mental Health Week 2023. #MYSTORY
Mental Health Week is a social change campaign to educate the public and shift beliefs and perceptions...

Three ALCDSB Student Trustees Appointed for 2023/24 School Year in Student Senate Election

April 26, 2023
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Student Trustees L-R Evelyn Shakell, Evangelyn Kelvin (EJ), Shivani Narendranath‚Äč
S tudent Trustee representatives in the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) have been elected by their Student Senate peers for the upcoming 20 23/2024 school year . Historically, two student trustees are elected to sit on...

Kristen Hannafin recipient of the Stewardship of Creation Award 2023

April 25, 2023
‚Äč Congratulations to Kristen Hannafin on being the recipient of the Stewardship of Creation Award 2023! The St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School teacher was nominated for being a long standing, behind the scenes, environment leader within her school community. ‚ÄúKristen foregrounds the stewardship of creation in her classroom and beyond. She...

Director DeSantis Receives Honorary Lifetime Membership Award at 84th Annual OAPCE Gala

April 24, 2023
KINGSTON, ON - The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is excited to congratulate David DeSantis, Director of Education, for being the recipient of the Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE) Honorary Lifetime Membership Award.  The OAPCE Honorary Lifetime Membership Award is given to an individual who...

Human Rights Education Bus takes OLMC Students on Journey through History

April 18, 2023
‚Äč Amherstview, ON - The Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) brought their mobile human rights education bus Tour for Humanity to Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) Catholic School in Amherstview on Monday, where students in grades 5-8 learned about human rights-related topics from a Canadian perspective.

The focus...

QRTC launches #ActiveSchoolTravel Campaign

April 17, 2023
Distributed on behalf of the Quinte Region Traffic Coalition
The Quinte Region Traffic Coalition (QRTC) wants to encourage drivers and school communities to work together to ensure that children are safe to actively travel to and from school. Safe driving behaviours, such as obeying the posted 40 km/h speed limits and...

Former Humboldt Broncos Player Visits Holy Cross

March 30, 2023
Former Humboldt Broncos player Kaleb Dahlgren shared stories from his personal journey with secondary school students from Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) and Limestone District School Board (LDSB) at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School on Wednesday. Kaleb’s visit and was organized as part of the “Making a Difference"...

Holy Cross Students Bring Home Big Win in the Limestone Skills Competition

March 29, 2023
‚ÄčSix Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School students brought home gold and bronze following the Limestone Skills Competition earlier this month. Their participation and dedication led to two first-place wins and one third-place win.

TV/Video Production Category
Annie Stewart and Emma Cross came in first place and are now headed...

The ALCDSB Celebrates 25 Years!

March 01, 2023
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Celebrate with us as we mark 25 years of making a difference in our Catholic community! The ALCDSB has been dedicated to improving the lives of those in need for a quarter of a century, and we couldn't have done it without the support of our Catholic community, staff...

2023 ‚Äď 2024 School-year Calendar Survey is Now Open!

February 10, 2023
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) is seeking feedback from employees, parents/guardians, students, community members and community partners about the dates for the school year calendar. This feedback supports the version of the calendar that is submitted to the Ministry of Education, which provides final approval of the school...

Homestay Program Information Session

February 10, 2023
Interested in becoming a Homestay family to an international student this September? Plan to attend an information session led by the ALCDSB International Education team to find out how hosting students from around the world can be an enriching experience for all. No registration required. 
 
EAST REGION 
Wednesday, March...

The Holy Cross CSS Green Beans Improv Team Win First Place at Competition

February 07, 2023
‚Äč This past weekend may have been frigid , but the Holy Cross Catholic School turned up the heat during an improv competition in Kingston. The Green Beans Improv Team were announced as the first-place winners at the Canadian Improv Games (CIG) that took place from Thursday, February 2 until Saturday,...

Black History Month at the ALCDSB

January 31, 2023
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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...

34th Annual Memorial Basketball Tournament

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.  ‚ÄúThe Memorial " established in 1989 by Paul Halligan, who at that...

Catholic Education Week Awards Nominations Now Open

January 11, 2023
‚Äč 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...

ALCDSB Student Artwork Featured in Journey Magazine

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. 
Front Cover:
Chloe Bodzasy, Grade 8 student at St. Patrick Catholic School,  E rinsville Come Adore...

NOW LIVE! 2022 Christmas Silent Auction

December 06, 2022
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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!   ...

Ski Trips Grade 4-6

December 02, 2022
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Hi Everyone, Ski trips have been added to School cash online.  It is only for students Grade 4-6 . There is 3 dates January 19th, March 1st, March 8th, 2023. Each one is on separately and have different cut off dates. Payments are online only. **** Keep in mind...

Director's Annual Report 2022

November 23, 2022
‚Äč The ALCDSB is pleased to present the 2022 Director's Annual Report‚Äč.  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.

The ALCDSB Acclaims Executive Team and Welcomes New Trustees at their Inaugural Meeting

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...

Picture Retake Day

November 09, 2022
Good news pictures have arrived, they will be in your child/children's back packs today. They are  due November 18th , if paying by cash use the envelope provided, as they need to be mailed out to the lab. It's faster to pay online directly and ship to the school. Re-take day...

In-Person Classes to Resume

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...

CUPE Job Action Update

November 06, 2022
‚Äč 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...

Important Message Regarding School Ventilation

October 11, 2022
‚Äč 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.‚ÄĮ The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is committed to the health and safety of...

New School for Site for St. Gregory Catholic School in Picton

October 04, 2022
‚Äč 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...

The ALCDSB Releases Year Three of their Multi-Year Strategic Plan

October 03, 2022
‚Äč Napanee , ON ‚Äď 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...

Monday September 26th, 2022 PA Day

September 23, 2022
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Terry Fox September 28th,2022 Walk

September 23, 2022
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Parent Council Meeting Tuesday September 27th 6:30pm

September 23, 2022
‚ÄčParent Council  Meeting Tuesday September 27th,2022 

Milk For October

September 23, 2022
‚ÄčMilk for October due date is Sunday September 25th, 2022. Purchase are online. Here is the link if you haven't set up an account yet for online purchases. https://alcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/

Pizza for October

September 23, 2022
‚ÄčPizza for October due date is Sunday September 25th, 2022. Purchase are online. Here is the link if you haven't set up an account yet for online purchases. https://alcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/

Memorial Reveal for Marlow Ploughman at St. Michael Catholic School, Belleville

September 21, 2022
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On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the St. Michael Catholic School community in Belleville gathered at the school to witness the reveal of a memorial created to celebrate the life of a brave young girl. In 2018, at the young age of nine, Marlow Ploughman lost her life to cancer....

Chapel Naming Service at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School

September 15, 2022
‚ÄčThursday, September 15, 2022
Kingston, ON ‚Äď The chapel at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School has been formally named after St. Andr√© 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...

Call for Volunteers!

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. ‚Äč Compliance Audit Committees are required under the Municipal...

Welcome Back Message from the ALCDSB Director of Education

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...

How to Support a Mentally Healthy Back to School for Your Child Resource

August 22, 2022
‚Äč The past two school years have been anything but usual. We know that while many students and families are eager to return to a ‚Äúmore normal‚ÄĚ 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...

Summer Art Therapy-based Program (Grades 4 ‚Äď 9)

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 ....

Register your team for the 23rd Annual ALCE Foundation Golf Tournament

July 21, 2022
‚Äč 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 ...

ALCDSB Teacher Recipient of Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Pin Award

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...

Holy Cross Student Wins Bronze Medal at Pan-Am Games Wrestling Championships

July 06, 2022
‚Äč 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...

2021-2022 EcoSchools Certifications Announced

June 30, 2022
‚ÄčEach 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...

The Right to Read in the ALCDSB

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...

Register now for Summer Mindfulness Learning Sessions

June 28, 2022
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Students entering Grades 3-8 are being offered an opportunity to register for our  Virtual Summer Mindfulness Learning Sessions that are based on the MindUp curriculum.
The MindUp curriculum is designed to teach students the skills and knowledge that they need to:
Regulate stress and emotion Form positive relationships...

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School Awarded $500 Grant from Nutrients for Life for School Garden Program

June 24, 2022

L-R: ‚ÄčDonna Jongenotter (Educational Assistant), Kristy Sinclair (Early Childhood Educator), Brooklyn (student), Jill Gardiner (Principal), Mason (student), Amanda Kain (teacher)‚Äč
‚Äč 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...

Board Approves 2022-2023 School Year Budget

June 24, 2022
‚Äč Napanee, ON ‚ÄďThe 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. ‚Äč The budget reflects the funding information released by the Ministry of Education...

ESL and LINC students receive awards at presentation of certificates ceremony

June 23, 2022
Students‚Äč in the ESL and  Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC)   ‚Äčprograms at  Loyola School of Adult and Continuing Education  accept awards today during the  2022 presentation of certificates at Zwick's Park. ‚Äč ‚Äč   The Susan An award  is donated in honour of Susan An who was passionate about ESL instruction. It is given...

The ALCDSB and Loyalist College sign MOU to strengthen their International Education Program

June 22, 2022
Napanee, ON ‚Äď 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).
‚Äč‚Äč(L-R)  Sean Monteith, L oyalist College Senior  Vice President of  Academic   and David DeSantis,  Direc tor...

Grade 7 & 8 Mathletes Recognized at Annual ALCDSB Tournament

June 22, 2022
‚ÄčOn June 6, 2022, the annual ALCDSB Math Tournament for students in grades 7 and 8 took place at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Kingston.  Sixty-six mathletes from across the ALCDSB gathered, some competitors travelled from as far as Sacred Heart Catholic School in Batawa. The participants worked tirelessly on challenging...

Incoming Student Trustees Take Oath of Office

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. ‚Äč







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...

The Results are in from the ALCDSB 5 & 6 Math League Tournament!

June 14, 2022
On June 2, 72 mathletes from 12 teams across the ALCDSB competed in the Grade 5 & 6 Math League Tournament at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School in Kingston. 
The tournament was established in 2019 to honour St. Marguerite Bourgeoys' 400 th  anniversary, for whom the cup is named after. Congratulations...

Autism and Mental Health Workshops for Parents, Caregivers and Youth Being Offered this June

May 31, 2022
‚Äč 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 ‚Äď AUTISM SERVICES
Coping with Challenging Behaviour
Wednesday, June 1, 6:00 PM ‚Äď 7:00 PM EST
ONLINE ‚Äď FREE WITH AN...

Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School is Back On-stage with Disney’s High School Musical

May 31, 2022
Kingston, ON ‚Äď 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...

‚ÄčHelp Your Child Catch up on School Age Immunizations

May 30, 2022
Throughout the pandemic, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) was unable to provide school-based immunization clinics or community clinics for childhood vaccines, and access to some health care providers was limited. Unfortunately, this resulted in many children and youth falling behind in their routine vaccinations.
In accordance with the Immunization...

Janet Kenny Recipient of Environmental Stewardship of Creation Award

May 25, 2022
‚Äč 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...

Complete the See Me in ALCDSB Survey

May 11, 2022
Attention ALCDSB families, The See Me in ALCDSB survey link is available until May 20 . Your participation, while voluntary, is very important because it will help support future decision-making about programs and supports available in our school and across the school board.      Click  here  to complete...

COVID-19 Update: School and child care screening

May 10, 2022
‚Äč 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...

First-Ever See Me in ALCDSB Student Census Takes Place May 9 to 20

May 09, 2022
Survey data will support improvement planning, accountability  
Napanee, ON ‚Äď 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...

Winter Break: Friday, December 23, 2022 - Friday, January 6, 2023

May 06, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč 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 ‚ÄúEnsure fiscally responsible, transparent and accountable decision making practices and resource allocation of all scho‚Äčol, Board and provincial resources to achieve goals that equitably meet...

ALCDSB Catholic Education Week Award Recipients

May 06, 2022
Napanee, ON ‚Äď Each year during Catholic Education Week, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community members who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.
Links to Resources:
CEW-MHW 2022 Poster.pdf
Catholic Education Week Awards Video Presentation
Celebrating Catholic Education in the ALCDSB: Video...

Catholic Education Week Video

May 03, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč 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,...

The ALCDSB Celebrates Catholic Education and Mental Health Week

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...

Calendar of Events for May 2 - 6

April 29, 2022
‚ÄčCatholic Education and Mental Health Week will be celebrated across the ALCDSB during the week of May 2 ‚Äď 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...

Student Trustees Appointed for 2022/2023 School Year in ALCDSB Student Senate Election

April 27, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč 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.   ‚Äč
The ALCDSB student‚Äč Senate met at the board office Tuesday morning where ‚Äč‚Äčthe group of secondary...

See Me in ALCDSB Survey - Info Session April 25

April 12, 2022

Parents/guardians, students, staff and community members are invited to join a live webinar on April 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. to learn more about the See Me in ALCDSB survey , a confidential student census taking place from May 9 to 20.  The virtual info rmation session will cover:...

Holy Week

April 12, 2022
Holy Week
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...

Learn more about the survey.

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:    
The...

Speak Up for Ability Online Forum

April 07, 2022
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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...

See Me in ALCDSB Census

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...

Changes to OSSD Graduation Requirements

March 28, 2022

‚ÄčDear 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...

Catholic Education Week Awards: Call for Nominations

March 21, 2022
‚Äč ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčCall for Nominations  ‚Äč 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...

Russia - Ukraine Conflict: Supports for families

March 01, 2022
‚Äč 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...

Shrove Tuesday March 1st

February 28, 2022

Don‚Äôt forget students  to bring your  utensils 🍴 and your plate 🍽

Welcome to ALCDSB!

February 22, 2022
‚Äč 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...

Virtual Speaker Series: Dr. Jean Clinton | The Power of Play - Building Relationships and Resilience Through Play‚Äč

February 07, 2022
‚ÄčALCDSB families, staff and students are invited to join us for the S‚Äčpring 2022 Evening Virtual Speaker Series: Helping Our Kids Thrive. ‚Äč Next Session: May 11 | 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Jean Clinton | The Power of Play - Building Relationships and Resilience Through Play‚Äč Microsoft Teams Link‚Äč‚Äč If you missed...

Synod - Online Survey Open Now!

February 07, 2022
‚Äč In October 2021, the entire Church entered into a synod opened by Pope Francis: For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, & Mission . 
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...

Welcome to Kindergarten in ALCDSB!

February 03, 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.  Kindergarten Registration ‚Äč‚Äč ALCDSB offers...

Updates from HPE Public Health

February 01, 2022
‚Äč Highlights COVID-19 Update for School Families as Province Reopens - this letter for families from Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ethan Toumishey highlights the shift in managing COVID-19 in school settings Frequently Asked Questions for Students, Families and Education Staff  - this FAQ will answer common questions about the changes to management...

PA day Wednesday February 2, 2022

January 29, 2022
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Immunization Clinic at Nicholson Catholic College, Feb. 7

January 27, 2022
Dear school community, Re: HPEPH Partnering with Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board to Offer COVID-19 Immunization Clinics With students returning to in-person learning on January 17, 2022 and the prevalence of Omicron in the community, getting everyone fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is more important than ever. Hastings Prince Edward...

No Pizza Day for the Month of January

January 18, 2022
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Reminder there will be no PIZZA on Thursdays 20th, and 27th

Letter from Director DeSantis - Returning to School Jan 17th

January 14, 2022
‚ÄčPlease read the attached letter from Director of Education, David DeSantis, regarding the return to in-person learning on January 17, 2022.  Branded Parent Communication Returning to School January 17 2022 (1).pdf

Virtual ABA Skills Development Program

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...

2022-2023 School Year Calendar Survey

January 13, 2022
‚ÄčThe 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 w‚Äčould like to gather the opinions of many different...

January Milk Program Canceled

January 12, 2022
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January milk program has been canceled‚Äč‚Äč

January Pizza is Canceled

January 12, 2022
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January Pizza has been Canceled, please send a lunch on Thursdays

School Screening Tool and Exposure Guidelines

January 07, 2022
‚ÄčTo 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‚Äč.  May God Bless you and keep you safe. School Screening Tool
Exposure Guidelines

Schools Move to Remote Learning Starting January 5, 2022

January 03, 2022
January 3, 2021
Dear Families,
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...

ALCDSB Multi-Year Strategic Plan - Year 2

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
‚ÄčALCDSB Multi-Year Strategic Plan...

Picture Day November 10th, 2021

October 25, 2021
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Return to Inter-School Competition for Grades 7-12

October 01, 2021
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Dear Families,
 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...

Safe Arrival Program

September 12, 2021
‚Äč Three Ways to Report our child/Children absence 
School Messenger Mobile App, School Messenger  website, calling toll free- 1-844-445-4383

Milk for the month of October

September 11, 2021
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‚Äč‚ÄčPurchase milk  online for the month of October the cut-off date is September 26th,2021

Pizza for the Month of October

September 11, 2021

Order Online for the Month of October  Cut-off date is Sunday September 19th, 2021

Pizza September 30th, 2021

September 11, 2021
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Pizza Day Thursday  September 30th, 2021 Order online Cut off date to Order is  Sunday September 19th, 2021

Letter to Families - Sept. 3 2021

September 03, 2021
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Dear Families,  
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...

ALCDSB Summer 2021 Mental Health Supports

June 17, 2021
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‚Äč 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....

ALCDSB 2021-22 School Year Calendars

June 15, 2021
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‚ÄčALCDSB School Year Calendars have been reviewed by the Ministry. Please use the link below to view the full ALCDSB School Year Calendar.


School Year Calendar 2021-2022.pdf

‚ÄčWe look forward to seeing you in September!‚Äč

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Joint Statement from HPE and KFL&A Public Health Units

June 09, 2021
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June 9,2021
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...

Catholic Education Week Award Recipients

May 05, 2021
‚Äč 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:‚Äč‚Äč   2021 CEW Awards Poster.pdf ‚Äč ‚Äč Archbishop Francis J. Spence Catholic Teacher of the Year Award

‚Äč Sarah Cassidy - ALCDSB Board...

Elementary Summer Programming (Grade SK - 8)

April 27, 2021
Funding for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board Elementary Summer Learning Program (SLP) has been approved for Summer 2021. The Summer Learning Program aims to provide students opportunities to minimize learning loss and face social and economic challenges that affect their learning. Another focus of this year's SLP is...

ALCE Foundation Silent Auction goes LIVE at 5pm TODAY!

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...

Remote Learning Plan 2021-2022

March 17, 2021
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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...

Elementary Remote Learning Survey

March 04, 2021
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Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s);
 On February 11 th Ontario Education Minister of Education Stephen Lecce issued a statement that March break would be postponed until April 12-16, 2021. This decision was made in conjunction with Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and public health officials' advice, including consultations with many local Medical...

ALCDSB 2021-2022 School Year Calendar Survey

February 02, 2021


‚ÄčThe 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...

Remote Learning Survey for Elementary

November 30, 2020
         ‚Äč Dear parents/guardians of elementary students, I am writing to you to provide updates on our Catholic learning communities. This information applies to elementary students (Kindergarten-Grade 8) only. There are no changes at the secondary level (Grade 9-12). Please note that Remote Learning is available for families...

Inclement Weather Days

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....

Christmas Sharing November 20-December 3rd,2020

November 16, 2020
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Dear Families, For over twenty years the St. Michael school community has generously donated food items and money towards turkeys to support the Belleville Christmas Sharing Program.  Last year, you contributed enough food and money so that twenty seven families had Christmas dinner groceries delivered before December 25th.  In...

Picture Days November 25, 26, 2020

November 13, 2020
‚Äč School Name/ Nom de l'√©cole : St. Michael Catholic School
Picture Day Date/ Date de la journée photo :
Wednesday, November 25 - Thursday, November 26

Subway Subs for December (online November 19th)

November 13, 2020
  Online on Monday November 19th, 2020 6-inch Subway subs   Welcome to another exciting year at St. Michael Catholic School! We are pleased to announce that we will be having Subway subs this year on Wednesdays. You will be able to order weekly. Subway Subs will start in December and...

Milk Program for December ( Online November 16th)

November 13, 2020
‚Äč MILK Milk program will start in December and run to June with the choice of purchasing white or chocolate milk. There will be no alternating days for white/chocolate; you must choose one or the other. You can purchase milk online only. Milk will be ordered every month. Please ensure that...

Breakfast Club Donations

October 26, 2020
‚Äč Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Setting up a school breakfast club is a great way to encourage healthy eating habits for children. If you like to donate to our Breakfast program any amount helps us ensure students get a healthy meal before school!

We appreciate your...

Spirit Week October 26th-30th

October 26, 2020
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Our Grade 8 students in Mr. Zaffino's class have come up with a schedule as follows: Monday- Door Decorating Day- The classes (2) that have the best decorated door by Friday will win a treat! Tuesday- Halloween Hair Day- Do your hair however you want, but the spookier the...

United Way Campaign

October 19, 2020
‚ÄčThe 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.
During...

ALCDSB Launches New Five Year Plan

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...

Ask A Professional About Your Child's Anxiety

October 05, 2020
‚ÄčSocial 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

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Remote Learning Survey for Elementary

September 28, 2020

Dear parents/guardians of elementary students,
I am writing to you to provide updates on our Catholic learning communities.
This information applies to elementary students (Kindergarten-Grade 8) only. There are no changes at the secondary level (Grade 9-12). Please note that Remote Learning is available for families who require...

Follow TriBoard Transportation for Bus Delays & Cancellations

September 17, 2020
‚Äč 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...

School Messenger

September 04, 2020
Just a reminder to report your child/Children absence you must use the school messenger mobile app, school messenger website (go.schoolmessenger.ca) or call toll free 1-844-445-4383.

COVID-19 and ALCDSB School Closures

August 12, 2020
‚ÄčClick Read more for link to  full details. 

Click for full details
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Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

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 ‚ÄĒ 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...

UPDATE: St. Michael & Nicholson Transition

July 22, 2020

‚Äč The Algonq uin and Lakeshore Catholic Dis trict School Board is in the process of creating a plan for the future of St. Michael Catholic School and Nicholson Catholic College comm unities.  In May, parents/guardians, students, staff and community members were asked to complete a survey and answer the following...

Child Care Survey from Ministry of Education

July 09, 2020
Thank you for your continued partnership during this unprecedented time. We value your leadership and commitment in supporting children and families across the province.
As you know, the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) came into effect on August 31, 2015. The CCEYA requires the Minister of Education...

Remote Learning Survey

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...

Retrieval of Belongings

June 15, 2020
images-18.jpeg Hello St. Michael parents and guardians , We have had many inquiries over the last months about the retrieval of student belongings. We now have a plan in place. Beginning at 11am on Thursday June 18, parents and guardians may come to the school to pick up any personal...

Elementary Summer Programming (Grades 1-8)

June 09, 2020

‚Äč Elementary Summer Programming (Grade 1 -8) Funding for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board Elementary Summer Learning Program (SLP) has been approved for Summer 2020.  The Summer Learning Program aims to provide opportunities for students to minimize learning loss, and for those who may face social and economic...

St. Michael & NCC Survey

May 11, 2020
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As you are aware, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is in the process of creating a plan for the future of St. Michael Catholic School and Nicholson Catholic College. 
We value the input of all students, parents/guardians, staff and community members as we work together to...

Catholic Education Week & Mental Health Week

April 28, 2020
‚ÄčPlease see the following attachment for daily resources for Catholic Education Week and Mental Health Week.  ‚Äč
CEW-MHW 2020 Placemat
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Accessing ALCDSB Learning Platforms

April 06, 2020
‚Äč Please see attached document, which supports students and families in accessing FreshGrade and D2L from home. 
Accessing alcdsb learning platforms
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Holy Week

April 05, 2020

‚ÄčAs 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

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Access to Technology Questionnaire

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. 
With this...

Learning Resources for Students

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. ‚ÄčLetter from the Minister of...

COVID-19 Updates from KFL&A Public Health and HPE Public Health

March 12, 2020
‚ÄčDear 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...

Pizza for April Due March 23rd

March 10, 2020
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Milk for April-June Due March 23

March 10, 2020
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Public Health: COVID19

March 05, 2020
March 4, 2020
‚ÄčThe 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...

Pizza Day Friday March 6th, 2020

February 28, 2020
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Pizza Day Thursday February 27th,2020

February 24, 2020
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Wednesday February 26th, 2020

February 24, 2020
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OECTA Labour Updates

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...

Pizza For March

February 11, 2020
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Pizza Day and Cancelled Buses

February 05, 2020
  Pizza Day and Cancelled Buses A friendly reminder that if all school buses are cancelled on a Thursday, then children who have ordered pizza will receive it on Friday. Please be sure to send a lunch with your child(ren) if all buses are cancelled on a Thursday. The decision to...

Dance-A-Thon Mardi Gras

February 04, 2020
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Novel Coronavirus Letter

January 29, 2020
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Safe Arrivals Program ‚Äď Report your Child's Absence

January 17, 2020
‚ÄčSt. Michael Catholic School will launch the Safe Arrivals Program on February 1, 2020, which will allow parents/guardians to report their child's absence in a new, more convenient way. Using the Safe Arrivals Program, parents/guardians will be able to report daily absences (such as an illness, medical appointment, etc.) and even...

All ALCDSB Schools Closed to Students on Jan. 21

January 15, 2020
‚Äč All ALCDSB Schools Closed to Students on Jan. 21 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...

Belleville Senators

January 10, 2020
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Pizza for February

January 09, 2020
‚ÄčPizza for February is Due January 20th, 2020 Please Pay online  

Clothing Swap January 14th, 2020

January 09, 2020
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Labour Action Update - Jan. 21 Schools Closed to Students

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...

Lost and Found

December 19, 2019
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Christmas Spirit Week

December 12, 2019
‚Äč Christmas Spirit Week       (*The social justice team will be collecting donations of "loose change" or a suggested $.25 a day/$1.00 for the week in support of the Ewaso water project*) Monday, December 16 th                   Christmas socks and crazy hair Tuesday, December 17 th            Hat day/Christmas accessories Wednesday,...

Feed The Meter December 2019

November 22, 2019
Feed the Meter Campaign - When visiting Belleville, Trenton and Picton this holiday season please give generously. All coins collected during Feed the Meter campaign will be donated to local Food for Learning Programs. Food For Learning Food for Learning ensures that all students have daily access to healthy nutritious food...

ABA Skill Building Groups

November 11, 2019
‚Äč 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...

Milk for January/February/March

November 11, 2019
‚Äč Milk for January/February/March is Due December 9th, 2019

Pizza for December & January

November 11, 2019
    ‚ÄčPizza for December is Due November 18th ,2019 & Pizza for January is due December 9th, 2019. Please watch the cut off dates!

Strive for 5 - Attendance Campaign

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...

CP Holiday Train November 28th Train Arrives at 9:15am

October 30, 2019
Thursday CP Holiday Train November 28th Train Arrives at 9:15am West of storage facility, on Keegan Way adjacent to CP tracks

P.A. Day Friday November 1st, 2019

October 30, 2019
‚Äč ‚ÄčFriday, November 29th, 2019  is a professional activity day for all schools. Staff will be involved in professional development and school improvement planning. Students do not have classes on this day.

Stretch

October 24, 2019
‚Äč STRETCH Stretch is a Saturday morning program for students who are currently attending ALCDSB schools in grades 7 or 8.    The program goals are to:           Improve healthy living habits                                                                 Enhance reading, writing and math skills                                                                 Develop self-esteem and mental wellness                                                                 Having fun with friends...

Cereal and Snack Drive (Breakfast Club)

October 11, 2019
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St. Michael Catholic School Cereal and Snack Drive   Why:  We are in need healthy items to support our daily Breakfast Club and Snack program.  When :  Donations will be accepted the week of November 4th to 8 th  2019.  What : Look at the following list to see Food for Learning approved  nut free...

Picture Retake day

October 09, 2019
‚ÄčRetakes for individual students will be held on Thursday November 7 th , 2019

Parent Council Meeting

October 09, 2019
‚Äč Parent council meeting is November 28th ,2019. Everyone is welcome!

Parent/Teacher Interviews

October 09, 2019
‚Äč Parent-Teacher Conference Information   Dear Parents and Guardians of St. Michael Catholic School,   We will be holding Parent-Teacher Interviews at the school on Tuesday, November 5 th from 3:15 ‚Äď 7:30 pm and Thursday November 7 th from 3:15 ‚Äď 7:30 pm. This term, you will be able to...

Pizza for November

October 09, 2019
‚Äč ‚Äč Pizza is available online for November (You need to add each week in the month)the cutoff date is Monday October 21st, 2019 after this date it will longer be available to purchase for November.  If you are having trouble  registering online please call the office.

CUPE Job Action Update

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...

Soccer Coaches 2019

September 19, 2019
Soccer Coaches   Sr. Boys: Mr. Waller   Sr. Girls: Mrs. Riley   Jr. Boys: Mme DeSousa   Jr. Girls: Ms. MacGillivary   Tournament Dates:   Sr. Girls & Sr. Boys: Tuesday, October 1 st   Jr. Girls & Jr. Boys: Thursday, October 3 rd

Share your thoughts on the future of Catholic Education

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...

October to December Milk Program

September 15, 2019
‚Äč Just a reminder the cut off date for Milk is September 23rd, 2019. Milk is available online the milk program runs 3 months at a time October-December). Milk will no longer be available for purchase after the cutoff date.

School Cash Online

September 09, 2019
‚Äč We will continue to offer School Cash Online, which provides you with the convenience of paying online for school items such as trips, pizza, milk and fundraiser. School Cash Online is our school's preferred method of payment. Please follow the link below to register online ‚Äď it takes less than...

P. A. Day

September 09, 2019
‚ÄčFriday, September 27th is a professional activity day for all schools. Staff will be involved in professional development and school improvement planning. Students do not have classes on this day.

Picture Day

September 09, 2019
‚ÄčStudents from Kindergarten to grade 8 will have their individual and class pictures taken on Tuesday, October 8 th , 2019. Retakes for individual students will be held on Thursday November 7 th , 2019

Change in after school routine

September 09, 2019
‚Äč Any changes in your child's regular bus or pick up routine should be relayed to the teacher in the writing. If last minute changes are required, please call the school before 2pm to ensure the message gets to your child. Please do not leave a message on the answering machine...

Bus Safety

September 05, 2019
‚Äč   To maintain a high standard of safety for our students while travelling on the school bus, we ask that parents be aware of the rules of conduct for our students. Parents can assist us immeasurably by being aware of the regulations and making sure your children understands and follow...

2019/2020 School Year Calendar

May 22, 2019
‚Äč 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 -...

Hastings County Child Care and Early Years Parent Survey

March 19, 2019
‚Äč Hastings County Children‚Äôs Services is in the process of developing a 5-year plan for child care and other early years programs.  Parents know the needs of families and children better than anyone!  Your ideas and insights  are  very  important to the planning process.  Please take a few minutes to answer...

Call for Catholic Education Week Award Nominations!

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...

Welcome to Kindergarten!

February 01, 2019
Experience Kindergarten with ALCDSB
‚Äč‚ÄčThe Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board looks forward to welcoming your child to our kindergarten classrooms!
Online Pre-Registration  ALCDSB offers pre-registration online for all incoming kindergarten students.  Pre-Registration Online Form
This application will take approximately 15 minutes. After you complete this...

Facebook Site

November 14, 2018

Chapters Fundraiser

November 14, 2018

After School ABA Program - Autism Skills Groups

November 05, 2018
‚Äč The After School ABA Program is offering FREE Autism Skills Groups to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The groups will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, behaviour/emotional regulation, daily living and communication.  For Belleville and area, including Napanee :
For more information:  ASAP Flyer - Updated October...

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 Shares Experiences with FreshGrade [video]

October 02, 2018
FreshGrade is a digital portfolio and assessment platform that makes learning visible for educators, parents/guardians and students.  Check out what ALCDSB educators and students have to say about their experience with FreshGrade!



 

ALCDSB Celebrates 20 years (Video)

September 26, 2018