Lakefield College School Launches A New Leadership Course Dedicated to Community and Connection

One of Lakefield College School’s defining characteristics is its long-held commitment to developing leadership and character in students. We offer a unique Leadership, Character, and Values program that reaches students across grade levels and focuses on four key pillars of development. Key Pillars of Development Grade 9: Self-Confidence Grade 10: Stewardship Grade 11: Citizenship Grade 12: Leadership By the time students reach Grade 12 at LCS, they have built a strong foundation to put their leadership skills into practice and are given meaningful opportunities to lead the way for their younger peers. For example, our senior students gain the opportunity to participate in our Grade 12 Senior-in-Charge (SIC) program and (traditionally) enroll in our School Life Class. This year, we are broadening opportunities for our Grade 12 students by offering a new leadership course: Community and Connect Class.  The Community and Connect Class (CCC) complements our School Life Class and…

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Devon’s LCS Experience | #WeAreLakefield

This interview is part of a series, called “We Are Lakefield” — inspired by a phrase you’ll often hear our students and Head of School (Ms. Kee) say with pride (followed by “We got this.”) when community spirit and strength are employed to power through a uniquely challenging time, event, or activity. In this series, you’ll hear personal reflections from our students that provide valuable insight into what it means to be a part of the LCS community. This week, we spoke with one of our Grade 11 Grade Representatives, Devon ’23 to learn more about his experience at Lakefield College School. In this article, Devon speaks about how he decided to attend LCS, how he adjusted to life on campus, his favourite activities to do at LCS, and more! Devon '23 on the soccer field Deciding to Attend LCS Wasn’t Rocket Science “I first learned about LCS when I…

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Jud’s LCS Experience | #WeAreLakefield

Jud '25 (far left) with his fellow Grade 9 Grade Representatives This interview is part of a series, called “We Are Lakefield” — inspired by a phrase you’ll often hear our students and Head of School (Ms. Kee) say with pride (followed by “We got this.”) when community spirit and strength are employed to power through a uniquely challenging time, event, or activity. In this series, you’ll hear personal reflections from our students that provide valuable insight into what it means to be a part of the LCS community. This week, we spoke with one of our Grade 9 Grade Representatives, Jud ’25 to learn more about his experience at Lakefield College School. In this article, Jud speaks about growing up at LCS, his experience switching from a “campus kid” to an LCS student, how he embraces an attitude of gratitude, and more! Growing Up at LCS “When I was…

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