Jan 18

Grade 9 Information Nights

Elementary to Secondary School Transition

Information nights are taking place at all Trillium Lakelands District School Board secondary schools for grade 8 students and their parents in January and February 2018. The transition to grade 9 is an exciting yet intimidating time for grade 8 students. There are tools and resources in place in Trillium Lakelands District School Board to make […]

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Apr 27

BMLSS Student Looks to Healthcare Career after her Successful Dual Credit Experience

Dual Credits , Postsecondary Education , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

Emma Palmer, a grade 12 student at Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School, demonstrates the range of students taking dual credits at Georgian College.  The program is designed for students facing challenges towards graduation but that does not mean that these students are not academically strong.  The challenges are often connected to social and mental […]

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Apr 18

City of Kawartha Lakes Cardboard Boat Race Makes a Splash

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

Grade 8 students from schools across the City of Kawartha Lakes participated in the Cardboard Boat Race today at the Lindsay Recreation Complex, which explored many of the skills required to be successful in the skilled trades. Each school sent one team of four students to construct a cardboard boat in two hours with: 2- 4’x8′ sheets […]

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Dec 05

BMLSS students signed as OYAP apprentices

apprenticeship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

Bracebridge, ON – Three students from Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School have been signed as Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) apprentices. Left to Right: Chuck McNair, Taylor McCoy (new apprentice), Steve McNair (Journeyperson trained by Chuck McNair Electric) Taylor McCoy signed as a registered OYAP apprentice with Chuck McNair Electric Ltd. in Bracebridge on December 5, […]

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Nov 24

Grade 8 LINK Day at Haliburton Highlands S.S.

Elementary to Secondary School Transition , School news , Uncategorized

During the week of November 21st, the Grade 8 students from our feeder schools – J. Douglas Hodgson E.S., Archie Stouffer E.S. and Wilberforce E.S. came to experience optional courses offered by HHSS.  Students were able to try activities in courses such as Hospitality & Tourism, Technology, Music, Drama, Guitar and Art.  We had two very successful […]

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