Experience Ontario

Experience Ontario is a pilot program for students who have an interest in attending post secondary education or apprenticeship training, but are uncertain of their next steps. The focus of the program is career and post secondary education exploration. You’ll participate in activities such as workshops, job shadows, informational interviews with professionals in the field … Read more

Team and Club Picture Day

Wednesday, May 8 is team and club picture day! Please see the attached schedule. At the time of your picture, please report to the quad for your team picture. Teachers will let you out of class on time. The schedule is below. Please come out and show your spirit! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lk1QCw7u-sSNtE8-fSHyHqzgi4NNVzLoFSXCeruLDmM/edit?usp=sharing

Experience Switzerland and Italy Educational Tour

LDSS students are being offered a chance to take advantage of an exciting opportunity to be part of a global education initiative that will visit Switzerland and Italy in 2019. There will be an information meeting on Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30pm in the LDSS Library Mezzanine. All of the details of the trip will … Read more

My Blueprint for Students

26_CareerLifePlanningMyBlueprintStudents across the Avon Maitland District School Board plan their school and post-secondary school years using a platform called My Blueprint. My Blueprint helps with pathway planning, course selection, and careers class as well as offering self assessment surveys and information about college, university, and the world of work. It is important that students have … Read more

Mental Wellness Strategy

Mental Wellness Strategy Today’s strategy was tested by Karson. He tried a meditation that encouraged him to let go of his stress. Please take a look at his video. https://youtu.be/aavGkDmuihE For more information on the strategies our students tried please visit https://ggia.berkeley.edu/ https://www.youtube.com/embed/aavGkDmuihE” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe>

Mental Wellness Strategies

On Friday, the grade 11 and 12 classes will participate in an assembly with the topic of mental wellness.  This week, a few students have been using some of the mental wellness strategies available on the Greater Good in Action project website.ggia.berkeley.edu Maddie tried a couple of those strategies.  She shares her response to them here. … Read more

Staff vs Students Basketball – Fun for All!

On Thursday, March 29 LDSS hosted a Staff vs Student basketball game.  It was an exciting match up between students and teachers. The students took an early lead, but by the end of the first half, the teachers had tied it up!  During half time, the students took on the teachers in a skills competition and … Read more

OSAP Information Session and Alan A. Simpson Award

OSAP Information Session On Friday, April 13, Lisa Taylor from the financial aid office of Conestoga College will be doing a presentation about applying for OSAP.  The presentation will take place from 11:45 – 12:45.  Parents and students are welcome to attend.  Students, please sign up in Student Services to be excused from period 4 that day.  … Read more