3 Exciting Initiatives Our Day and Boarding School Students Have Participated in So Far in 2017

So far, 2017 has been an exciting year for students at Lakefield College School. Our students have ventured around the globe and back, enjoying amazing experiences and helping those in need. Even closer to home, Lakefield College School students have been participating in challenging new projects, taking on exciting responsibilities and making a difference. While each of these initiatives comes with its own rewards and challenges, each one helps our students grow as compassionate, understanding and well-rounded leaders. The experiences and lessons our students learn while giving back are ones that they will cherish for years to come. Read on to learn more about what our students have been up to so far this year. 1. Our Day and Boarding School Students Ventured Off to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands Ecuador and its province of Galapagos are two inspiring destinations. Earlier this year, a group of Lakefield College School students…

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Leadership, Independent High School Education, and What LCS Does Best: Q&A With Our New Head of School and Foundation Anne-Marie Kee

After 11 years as the Executive Director of Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), Anne-Marie Kee has been appointed as the new Head of School and Foundation for Lakefield College School. Considering Anne-Marie’s record of passionate advocacy for best practices in education, the LCS community is looking forward to her arrival in August 2017, eager to learn more of her thoughts and plans for the future. In the meantime, Anne-Marie took the time to answer a few questions for us. Q: As you look forward to joining the Lakefield College School community in August, what are your thoughts on the transition in leadership? Will it be a gradual immersion over the next few months or will you be taking a plunge at the end of the summer? A: More like a plunge that will take months, if that makes sense. CAIS schools, like Lakefield College School, provide some of the best…

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How Our Boarding School Provides Great Outdoor Education During All Seasons

At Lakefield College School, we believe in the importance of educating the entire person. We nurture each of our students and encourage them to embrace who they are as individuals. One of the ways we do this is by providing plenty of opportunities for students to participate in outdoor education. Time and time again, studies have demonstrated the positive impact outdoor education has on youth development, which is why outdoor learning is a key part of our curriculum. If you’re considering enrolling your teenager in an independent boarding and day school, read on to learn more about how they can enjoy outdoor education year-round. Leading Outdoor Education Programs Help Students at our High School Get in Touch with Nature We believe that getting outside and in touch with nature is an important part of a holistic educational experience. Our boarding school in Ontario provides the perfect backdrop, and this is…

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