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DSB1 Board of Trustees Sworn In

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...

Educators Take Part in Inquiry-Based Science Innovation Workshop

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....

Dr. Greg Wells Inspires

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...

District School Board Ontario North East Trustee Election Results

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 –...

Eat Well, Sleep Well, Move Well

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,...

Consultations on Education Reform

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 or


Open House - September 27, 2018

September 23, 2018
​Please join us on Thursday evening from 5:00-6:30 for our back to school Open House.  This is a great opportunity to meet the staff and hear about all of the wonderful things that are happening at NLPS.


Celebrating Fall

September 18, 2018
​Students at New Liskeard Public School had a fabulous time celebrating the season, at the annual New Liskeard Fall Fair. Huge thanks to all of our volunteers for making the day a special one!



August 25, 2018
Dear Friends and Families of NLPS,                                                            It is with great pride and excitement that we write this letter of introduction.  As the newly appointed Principal and Vice-Principal of New Liskeard Public School, we are very much looking forward to getting to know all of our families and students. Mrs. Peters...

NLPS Mining Tour

June 25, 2018
​Ms. Little’s and Mrs. Newport’s classes at New Liskeard Public School went to the Mining Museum and had a tour of an underground mine. They learned about the history of our area, mining technology and techniques and different types of rock.


Spring is in the Air!

June 09, 2018
​Another successful Spring Fling at New Liskeard Public School! Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make it such a special event for our NLPS community. We couldn’t do it without you! Another big thank you to Rooster's Bar & Grill for donating hamburgers for the BBQ. It looks like everyone had a lot...

Dance Theatre at NLPS

May 28, 2018
​Grade 2 students at New Liskeard Public School recently welcomed artistic directors, James Crocker & Jack Langenhuizen, from MOTUS O dance theatre for an incredible workshop. This dynamic duo lead students through a variety of meaningful movements promoting body and space awareness. Students gained an understanding of how dance is a language and their...

New Canada Learning Bond

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. 

NLPS Mental Health Week

May 08, 2018
​The TDSSe Jack Chapters students joined Mrs. Hodgsons Grade 5/6 class at New Liskeard Public School to write positive and inspiring messages on the Science room windows and on the sidewalk in front of the school as part of Mental Health Week. 


2018 Fun Pass

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...

Family Fitness Night

May 03, 2018
​Family Fitness Night - Come on out and enjoy some yoga with Terri Ann Gilbert onMay 9th.

A Musical Visit

April 30, 2018
​ Students and staff at New Liskeard Public School were more than excited to welcome Donna & Andy to perform for students.  Donna Rhondenizer and Andy Duinker are a world-class, international performing duo from the East Coast. Their musical excellence has been recognized with a Juno Nomination and multiple East Coast...

NLPS Visits Sugarbush

April 23, 2018
​The sap is running ...Spring must be near!! Grade 1 and 2 students from New Liskeard Public School enjoyed a  trip to Trudel's Sugar Bush. They were able to see the maple sugar making process first hand, not to mention enjoy a taste or two for themselves.



Pink Shirt Day

April 12, 2018
Students and Staff at NLPS celebrated Pink Shirt Day to reduce bullying.  The day also celebrated the dedication of two  "Buddy Benches" for the playgrounds.  The Buddy Benches were the creation of students to foster inclusion and support for all. ​

NLPS Winter Fun Day

March 06, 2018
​Students at New Liskeard Public School recently participated in their annual Winter Fun Day. In true Stinger Spirit, students showed up with enthusiasm and determination! Some activities included: an obstacle course, a snowman building challenge, ice cube relay and tug of war! The sun was shining & students were smiling!