Posts Tagged ‘school’

  • Free PSW training offered

    Jan 28, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Five organizations, along with the Municipality of Chatham-Kent Employment and Social Services are coming together to offer free personal support worker certificate training for qualified students. An upcoming session of this program will be offered in...

  • Food for thought

    Dec 11, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Students at Ecole Sainte Catherine in Paincourt ham it up as they enjoy a special lunch day on Dec. 3. A team belonging to Cathren`s Bon Appetit Inc. and We Are One, as well as parent-volunteers, helped serve a nutritious lunch as their third test-run lunch...

  • Trees planted at 11 schools

    Nov 21, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    This year, 11 schools across Chatham-Kent took part in the seventh annual Tomorrow’s Greener Schools, Today program led in partnership between C-K Public Health and the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority. Approximately 224 students learned the role...

  • Schools to merge in south Chatham

    May 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    St. Joseph Catholic School in Chatham will close at the end of June, as the St. Clair Catholic District School Board begins to move forward with the school consolidation plan approved by the Board of Trustees in March 2017. All students and staff will be...

  • WDSS closed due to threat

    Mar 1, 19 • 0 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    On the advice of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) has decided to close Wallaceburg District Secondary School to students today due to concerns about a potential threat at the school. Concerns were raised...

  • Been farming long?

    Jan 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Joey Wilson, left, and Sawyer Phelan remove the lug nuts on a tractor tire at McGrail Farm Equipment in Chatham. The two kindergarten students joined the rest of their class from St. Vincent School and toured McGrail, learning about farm equipment in a...

  • Christmas in Muskoka returns

    Dec 4, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Beautiful Christmas trees adorn the Chatham Armoury again this week, as Christmas in Muskoka returns for its eighth year. The annual festive event is a fundraiser that supports more than 300 Grade 7 students and 120 high school students in the St. Clair...

  • Class learns flight lesson up close

    Oct 24, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    When teaching kids about theories behind flight, a more concrete “hands-on” approach can be the most effective – and the most fun. For Diane Duncan’s Grade 6 class at Queen Elizabeth II School in Chatham, fun and learning came in the form of comparing...

  • Looking west

    Oct 16, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Chatham-Kent council recently approved hiring a consultant to recommend how to proceed with upgrading and improvement along McNaughton Avenue West from Keil Drive North to Bear Line Road in Chatham. Increased traffic due to the new St. Clair College...

  • FCC helps to drive away hunger

    Oct 10, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Each year, Farm Credit Canada runs its Drive Away Hunger campaign to raise funds for one local school and its breakfast program. This year, Queen Elizabeth II Public School in Chatham was chosen to receive $1,000, a gift for which the school staff are...