Category Archives for "School news"

Jul 08

TLDSB Students Explore Trades at the Summer “Skills Work!®” Camp

apprenticeship , Elementary to Secondary School Transition , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , School news

An energetic group of grade 7 and 8 students is exploring careers in skilled trades and technologies at this week’s “Skills Work!®” Camp. The summer day camp, which includes students from Central Senior School, Dunsford District Elementary School, and Rolling Hills Public School, is located at the McCrae Campus of Fleming College in Peterborough. Throughout […]

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Jun 19

OYAP Completion and Next Steps Celebration

apprenticeship , Co-operative Education , Dual Credits , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Specialist High Skills Major

Congratulations to all of our Accelerated OYAP students who attended the Completion and Next Steps Celebration with their families last night at Deer Creek Banquet Facility. David Tsubouchi, the Registrar and CEO of the Ontario College of Trades, energized the guests with his keynote address. Many of the students are continuing on with their apprenticeships […]

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Jun 12

Building a Collaborative Classroom Environment

School news

The students in Miss Pellerin’s grade 8 class at Riverside Public School applied their math and hands-on skills to create their ideal classroom. The students were involved in various fundraisers so that they could buy the materials to build their new tables. They created blueprints, applied math skills to calculate the cost of the materials […]

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Jun 04

High School Students Celebrate Their Accomplishments at the Drilling & Blasting Dual Credit Ceremony

Dual Credits , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

Students from Fenelon Falls S.S., I.E. Weldon S.S. and LCVI completed their Drilling & Blasting Dual Credit course today at Fleming College in Lindsay. By participating in this course, students were presented with a variety of practical workplace challenges every day. They used problem solving, analytical and creative thinking skills. They needed to think on […]

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Jun 03

IEWSS takes home 1st place in the Electric Vehicle Challenge in Waterloo!

School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Uncategorized

On Saturday May 31, 2014, the dedicated Electric Vehicle Team from I.E. Weldon Secondary School attended the Waterloo High School Electric Vehicle Challenge hosted by the University of Waterloo. The Electric Vehicle Challenge gives high school students a chance to display and race the electric vehicles that they have designed and built with the help […]

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May 30

Hands-On Activities at Women in the Trades

apprenticeship , Dual Credits , Elementary to Secondary School Transition , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Specialist High Skills Major

Thirty grade 7 and 8 female students from Central Senior School “tried out” trades on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at a special event hosted by Fleming College’s School of Skilled Trades and Technology. They engaged in projects using various tools and techniques. Fleming College’s Women in Trades Days initiative is an opportunity for young women […]

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May 22

Painting of Olympic Gold Medalist, Dara Howell, by Huntsville High School SHSM Student

School news , Specialist High Skills Major

Grade 12 Huntsville High School student, Samantha Curtis, will earn the highly sought-after Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Red Seal this June. She is enrolled in the Arts & Culture SHSM. Samantha recently completed this stunning painting of local Olympic Gold Medalist, Dara Howell. Way to go, Samantha! Learn more about the Specialist High Skills […]

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May 21

Ease Into Nine – What It’s Like To Be In High School

Elementary to Secondary School Transition , School news , Uncategorized

The elementary to secondary school transition team (Mrs. Whyte, Mrs. Durkin-Thomas, Ms. Naylor, Mrs. Sollitt, Mrs. Starling, Mr. Anstess, and the Spartan Squad) at Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI) is currently in the midst of providing a series of grade 8 student visits to their high school. This transition tour is called Ease into […]

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Apr 25

Grade 7 Pathways Event at Fleming College

apprenticeship , Elementary to Secondary School Transition , Postsecondary Education , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

Students from Mr. Cameron’s grade 7/8 class at Fenelon Township Public School participated in a variety of interactive activities at Fleming College’s Frost Campus today. Some of the activities, led by Mr. Whittaker of the Outdoor Adventure Skills Program, included knot tying, tree climbing, and learning about arboriculture. Trillium Lakelands District School Board and Fleming […]

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