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Saturday , 8 May 2021

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Local bus status

Both Lakeland Catholic School Division and Northern Lights Public Schools have cancelled bus services for Bonnyville; including in town buses. Due to icy road conditions buses will not be running on Monday, January 28th, 2019. Schools in Bonnyville are open and regular classes are in session. High school students taking …

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#BeChange; LCSD prepares for 6th annual girls’ retreat

Young women from across Lakeland Catholic School District (LCSD) will have the opportunity to participate in the sixth annual all girls retreat this February. It is for female students in grades 5-12 with students in grades 7-12 staying overnight. The retreat will begin on Friday, February 8 at 6:00 pm …

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LCSD student teams participate in Skills Exploration Day

Student teams from two LCSD schools (École Dr. Bernard Brosseau Middle School and Light of Christ Catholic School) participated in this year’s Skills Exploration Day at Expo Centre in Edmonton on January 23, 2019. The event is put on by Skills Canada Alberta and builds on the Maker Day model …

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LCSD literacy program looks to take the fear away from writing

Everyone understands the importance of teaching kids how to read and write, but Lakeland Catholic School District’s approach is opening doors on the path to literacy. It’s the second year of LCSD’s literacy programs, and their programs like guided reading, SEEDS, and digital literacy are showing positive results in the …

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SPERD teachers vote to strike

Teachers employed by St. Paul Education Regional Division No 1 have voted 90 per cent in favour of authorizing the Alberta Teachers’ Association to request a government-supervised strike vote. The teachers have been working for over 30 months without a finalized collective agreement. St. Paul Division is one of only …

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LCSD looks to build new high school at Energy Centre

Lakeland Catholic School District has identified a new high school in Cold Lake as its top priority on their three-year capital plan. Should they be successful in receiving funding for the build from the Alberta government they will go forward with a build at the Energy Centre confirmed superintended Joe …

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Assumption school underwent lockdown

Today at approximately 02:00 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP initiated a school lock down on three schools due to a potential high risk situation in the area of 50th Street & Highway 28. Schools were contacted by police to initiate the lockdown procedures. In a letter sent out to the parents, a principal …

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Dr. Brosseau students fill the gym to learn computer code

Modern technology collided with the classroom at Dr. Brosseau school Wednesday. The middle school students participated in One Hour of Code, a global movement that highlights the importance of learning new critical skills for the next century. Over 350 students filled the gymnasium with smart devices in tow, and many of them got …

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Imperial Supports Dual Credit Learning Opportunities at LCSD

Imperial Oil has awarded $30,000 to Lakeland Catholic School District to support enhanced dual credit learning opportunities. As the result of $50,000 in start-up funding from Alberta Education, LCSD is offering a new dual credit learning opportunity this year. The trades entrance dual credit initiative includes pre-employment heavy equipment technician, electrician and …

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Devon Safe and Healthy Communities Grant Awarded to ÉNDHS

Pictured above left to right are Bobby-Jo Kirby-Graham (parent), Jessica Gillis (teacher), Vince Spila (principal) and Joe Teixeira (parent) accepting the $5000 grant from Devon Energy. Devon Energy Corporation has awarded $5,000 to École Notre Dame High School through the Safe and Healthy Communities Grant. This grant will allow ÉNDHS …

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