Bringing Student Voice to the Table: Connecting With Your KPR Student Trustees!
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 09:56 AM
With another school year well underway, KPR’s new Student Trustees have already begun making an impact and demonstrating their commitment to student advocacy and leadership!
Beginning their term in August, Maria Mahfuz, Grade 12 student at Kenner Collegiate Vocational Institute and Kelly Mitchell, Grade 12 student at Adam Scott Collegiate Vocational Institute play a critical role in our education system, representing 34,000 students across the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.
Embracing #WeAreKPR Values, Learning and Action Through the Passport to Reconciliation
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 07:50 AM
The Passport to Reconciliation program at KPR was launched in November 2021 as a way for school communities to work together and actively engage in broad-based collective learning and action year-round.
The program introduces a new learning focus each month, with weekly activities, reflection questions and links to resources to help students and staff deepen their insight and gain a holistic understanding of Indigenous history, culture and perspectives.
Last year, the program supported many...
Keeping Schools Safe, Clean and Ready for Learning!
Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 07:34 AM
KPR custodians work diligently over the summer to ensure our schools can, once again, open their doors to students, staff and families in the fall. Thanks to their hard work cleaning and maintaining school properties throughout July and August, students return to an environment in September that is safe, clean and ready for learning.
Kelly works seamlessly with custodial team colleagues to ensure educators and administration staff have everything they need to support student success, and that...
Promoting Student Learning, Growth and Positivity at Clarington Central Secondary School!
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 09:11 AM
Whether they are advocating for student needs, inspiring growth or helping students overcome everyday challenges, Leigh-Anne Mondesire and Lana Langlois are always coming up with creative solutions to support student well-being and overall success at Clarington Central Secondary School (CCSS)!
As an Educational Assistant (EA) in the Learning Life Skills (LLS) classes at CCSS, Lana’s primary role is to teach valuable skills, support learning and growth and provide one-on-one support with daily activities.
Our Community Growing Together
Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 08:45 AM
Students at Port Hope High School were excited to revive their community garden this year! With support and donations from the local Port Hope community, the school’s garden project first began in 2019. After a temporary pause due to the pandemic, students and staff were thrilled to pick up where they left off this spring. Students from many different grades and classes took part in the community garden project, sharing their talents and skills.
Tech, Environmental Science,...