The Chapel and Spiritual Pathways Programs

Building New Pathways to Spiritual Wellness and Diversity at Lakefield College School “Every weekday (except Wednesday) we begin the day in Chapel—referred to by many of our alumni as the “Heart and Soul of the School.” This year, we are pleased to share a new vision for our Chapel program. Remaining true to our values of embracing diversity and encouraging empathy, acceptance and a balanced lifestyle, our new Director of Spiritual Wellness and Diversity, Ms. Lorraine Brown will be focussed on involving members of our community in seeking to understand the diverse spiritual and religious expressions represented while educating one another about our differences and similarities. As a community we will be encouraged to develop a deeper appreciation for one another, enabling a more profound capacity to empathize in our community and in the world beyond LCS.” ~ John Runza, Assistant Head: School Life The Birth of the Spiritual Pathways Program…

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Optimizing our Educational Environment by Prioritizing Community and The Development of the Whole Child

“The landscape of education is really changing right now. When I think about all the opportunities that schools are considering in terms of global citizenship, diversity, character education, leadership development, critical thinking, creativity, innovation; there is a laundry list of choices that schools have to figure out. How are they going to prioritize? ...Two priorities really come to mind for me in terms of Lakefield—community and the development of the whole child.” —ANNE-MARIE KEE, LCS Head of School and Foundation During a two day visit to campus this spring, incoming Head of School and Foundation Anne-Marie Kee reflected on the future of independent school education, highlighting the strengths that lie at the core of our school community. In the video below, Anne Marie shares ideas relating to Lakefield College School, the issues teenagers face and the value of having strong connections as a community. Below, Anne-Marie speaks to the…

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How Students Can Bolster Their University Application During Summer Break from Day and Boarding School

Students at day and boarding schools work diligently throughout the academic school year. Students can be found participating in enrichment clubs and cocurricular activities, playing on sports teams, studying hard for their classes, participating in community outreach activities and socializing with friends. The summer months are the perfect time for some well-deserved relaxation! Even while enjoying the summer months, however, there are still plenty of interesting activities that can help your child grow as an individual and bolster their university application. Here’s a closer look at how several common summer activities can help your child stand out when applying to university. Day and Boarding School Students can Improve their University Application by Volunteering During the school year, students at Lakefield College School can be seen volunteering in the community and even around the world. Volunteering makes an excellent addition to any university or college application, and can also make for…

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