December 05, 2018
District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) is proud to announce that Trustees were sworn-in on Tuesday, December 4 th , 2018. The Honourable Ralph Carr administered the Declaration of Office and Oath of Allegiance to five newly-elected and six returning Trustees. "It was a pleasure to have our...
November 30, 2018
Family Makerspace night success! Children, siblings, parents and friends came out to Kerns Public School on Thursday night to explore the high tech and low tech resources and activities the Makerspace has to offer. It was truly inspiring to see students teaching their families how to code, build, create and...
November 28, 2018
Students in Mrs. Landry's class ventured down to experience the Village Noel. They were able to take part in a scavenger hunt quiz, see the voyageurs, feel animal pelts, build a canoe and tree decoration, taste beaver tails, play on an old fashioned teeter totter, witness some jousting and so much...
November 27, 2018
Elementary educators took part in a Science North Inquiry-Based Science Innovation workshop on November 22 nd at THVS. The full day of hands-on learning, interactive experiments and engaging activities for teaching the grade 4, 5 and 6 "Understanding Structures and Mechanisms" strands, was a unique experience for all participants....
November 15, 2018
Dr. Greg Wells is a physiologist, researcher, author and broadcaster. He spoke to DSB1 students, families, staff and community partners on Tuesday, November 13th. His presentation was broadcasted to our northern and southern schools via livestream video from Timmins High and Vocational School.
Dr. Wells shared the sleep-eat-move-think pathway to...
November 02, 2018
Great fun was had by all on Halloween as students enjoyed Halloween themed centres in the morning and a costume parade in the afternoon. Activities that the students enjoyed included dancing to the Monster Mash, playing Spooky Bingo, making a spider necklace and gym games. The students were also treated to...
October 24, 2018
(October 24, 2018, Timmins) – With the 2018 School Board Election now finalized, District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) would like to thank all candidates for their interest in becoming a Trustee for our Board. DSB1 is looking forward to continuing to work with returning Trustees: Bob Brush –...
October 18, 2018
District School Board Ontario North East is proud to host Dr. Greg Wells on Tuesday, November 13 th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Timmins High and Vocational School. Schools in the North and South regions will be able to attend the talk via a YouTube livestream. "We invite students,...
October 16, 2018
Lots to do at Kerns Public School this Halloween.
October 05, 2018
Kerns School of Flock students are thankful for our playground habitat and grade 6 garden! From harvest to tummy, the best stew ever! Wishing everyone a restful Thanksgiving weekend.
October 03, 2018
The Ontario government has launched consultations on education reform. There will be three ways for people to participate:
An online submission form, available now, that allows people, organizations or groups to provide their views on any of the consultation topics. Submissions can also be sent to the ministry by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
September 24, 2018
Students at Kerns Public School banded a little Blue Jay last november and named it Snowy. Snowy came back today and the students were able to see how it had changed from then until now. Snowy must like it around here and knows where the good treats are. Snowy had a...
September 19, 2018
Waiting patiently for some hummingbirds to come so we can band them before they migrate for the winter.
September 18, 2018
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September 18, 2018
We are looking for volunteers to help with our biggest and tastiest fund raiser. We will be making pies on Sunday September 30th, October 1st and 2nd. The pies will be ready for pickup on October 2nd and 3rd. They are $8.00 a pie. Thank you in advance to all our...
June 25, 2018
Congratulations to Farren Sadler fo Kerns Public School for winning first place (Grade 1-3 category) in the Ghosts of the Hardy Boys Short Story Writing Contest.
May 23, 2018
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May 22, 2018
The Canada Learning Bond is an initial $500 offered by the Government of Canada to help you start saving now for your child’s education after high school. Your child could also get $100 every year until age 15. In total, a child could receive up to $2,000 in an RESP.
May 04, 2018
Celebrate the summer with savings when you plan a trip to Ontario's attractions with the 2018 Fun Pass. The 2018 Fun Pass coupons provide free admission for up to two elementary school-aged children at 18 popular attractions
when accompanied by a paying adult or senior. Parents can also save $5 on...
May 01, 2018
Grade 5 & 6 students from Central Public School came to Kerns Public School to learn about all the wonderful activities we are doing with the birds. They built bird houses, identified bird calls, banded birds and played some games. It was a fabulous day! Can't wait for our next learning...
April 19, 2018
Please participate in our Doodle Poll if you are interested in Before or After School Daycare or Full time daycare - doing some preliminary research! Thanks DAYCARE DOODLE POLL
March 06, 2018
Congratulations to the students at Kerns Public School! They won the school participation challenge for the 2017 Get Active in Temiskaming Run/Walk series, and we were awarded $912.40. With the funds the school purchased the following from New Liskeard Canadian Tire: 10 skate assists, 10 helmets, and 2 shovels. They also got 70 pair...