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Ten Things Pixar Can Teach Us About Creativity
DSC_7405-small.png It is not every day that we literally have hundreds of students at the Catholic Education Centre. This past Tuesday was one of those great days. We had Grades...
Sharing in Celebrations and Giving Thanks
Heading into the Thanksgiving weekend I had the privilege of being part of several special gatherings. Thursday, I joined the students and staff of the Centre for Lifelong Learning...
Multi-Year Strategic Plan Year II Progress
At our September Board Meeting, we presented to the Trustees and to our community our Multi-Year Strategic Plan Year II Progress Report. In response to our four key commitments,...
Inspiration is Everywhere
I like most of you tried to spend every minute possible this weekend enjoying the gift of summer.  The good news, while fall officially arrived on Friday (4:02 p.m.)...
Bringing our goal of ‘Becoming a more Christ-centered, welcoming, and inclusive community’ to life
As I took part in a number of events this week a predominant theme emerged, that of welcome and community.  On Thursday, on what was a beautiful summer-like day...
Oneida Language Class for Elementary Students
The LDCSB is pleased and honoured to be able to offer Oneida Language class through it's International and Native Language program.  Students are welcome to register and begin classes...
Orange Shirt Day
Orange%20Shirt%20Day%20Notre%20Dame.JPG The London District Catholic School Board will be recognizing Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday September 27, 2017.  Orange Shirt Day is in recognition of the history of Indigenous People...
Thank You... and Welcome!
After a very successful Week One, we warmly welcome Week Two! I have a number of ‘thank yous’ and ‘welcomes’ to share. Thank you:  To our support staff, teachers,...
Embarking on Another Great Year!
To all our new students and their families, those new to Kindergarten, new to the London area, new to Ontario or those who have come to us from abroad...
Full Circle
“The wheel is come full circle.”  King Lear As this week marks the end of the 2016 – 2017 school year I along with the Senior Team express our...
A Salute to Water
Y%20DSC08103.JPG This past Thursday, Vice-Chair Hall, Superintendent Holbrough and I joined Principal Giampa, Vice-Principal O’Brien, the students of Monsignor Morrison and St. Francis for the annual Monsignor Morrison Parade.  This...
Rethinking What is Possible for People with Disabilities
I along with Judith Desjardins, Senior Administrator, Learning Services and Mary McDonald, Chair of SEAC attended a presentation hosted by Community Living London “Rethinking What is Possible for People...
Take time to sit and listen – to look and see
Every year as we say good-bye to May and welcome June, there are so many activities taking place within our schools and across the board.  This year is no...
Antler River Children's Pow Wow
IMG_0022.JPG LDCSB had over 400 students attend the Annual Antler River Children's Pow Wow from Chippewas of the Thames First Nation 2017. 
We thank Chippewas of the Thames First Nation and Antler River...
Gaze on Heaven, Feet on Earth
This week is surrounded by two key feasts in our Church’s calendar, the Feast of the Ascension and the Feast of Pentecost. Last Friday, Fr. Tom Rosica provided a...
Celebrating Catholic Leadership
mary-rev.png Last Wednesday I had the pleasure of being part of two celebrations. I took part in a ‘graduation’ ceremony for our leaders engaged in our Catholic Leadership Journey: Called...
Great Grad Rates and Renewing the Promise
Last week the provincial and board graduation rates were announced. In 2016, the five-year graduation rate in the province of Ontario increased to 86.5% - up more than 18...
Catholic Education Week
HCC%20fam.jpg Last week we celebrated Catholic Education Week, showcasing what happens every week in each of our schools.  A very special thank you to all our staff and students as...
Let's Paint Initiative, Message From Bishop Fabbro
LET'S PAINT INITIATIVE:    WE'RE ON A MISSION TO TURN TALK INTO ACTION Let's Paint was inspired by youth, for youth and brought to life through a partnership between...
Autism Awareness
orig-photo37.jpg I wish to thank the Board’s Positive Behaviour Support Team who provided me the following to share with you.  April is World Autism Awareness Month. Special thank you to...


ldcsbSt. Andre Bessette grade 10 Applied History class: check one of their amazing World War I battlefield creations! #WWI
ldcsbAnnual United Way Football Tournament is Sept. 27 and 28. Check with your local high school for details! #unitedwaylm #westernuniversity #football
ldcsbWe're hiring French and Occasional Teachers! Hundreds needed! You read that right: hundreds! Details on website, under Careers.
ldcsbSeptember will be here earlier than you think: time to get a head start on back to school shopping! Don't wait until Labour Day weekend!
ldcsbOnly 50 days until school begins again!
ldcsbInspirational art project from Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School, Strathroy students!
ldcsbA beautiful celebration of water at Port Stanley today. A sample of the hand painted artwork by Msgr. Morrison students.
ldcsbBoard Approves $248 Million Budget! On Monday, June 12, the Board of Trustees for the London District Catholic School Board approved a preliminary 2017-18 operating budget with expenditures of slightly more than $248 million. The budget includes an in-year operating surplus of $1,022,554, the first annual operating surplus since 2012. The full preliminary operating budget is available on our website.