Our third Virtual Summer Community Gathering on Wednesday, August 5 focused on health and wellbeing as we navigate the return to school this fall with our students and families. Incoming Co-Head Student Jack Freeman ’21 and SIC of Health and Wellbeing Fatima Shahbaz ’21 co-facilitated a discussion with special guests Dr. Karen Cohen, Wendy Hepburn ’00 and Emily Cosgrove.
Teachers share some of their highlights from summer programs including ethical dilemma debates in the world of business, learning about how to be a well-rounded athlete, meditation and online lab simulations.
Our community gathered on Wednesday for a Schedule Webinar. Incoming Co-Head Student Jack Freeman '21 led a panel discussion on our new school schedule and how it will support well-being, getting students outside and moving, and also allow time to think and reflect, sleep and rejuvenate.
Earlier this year for our Bio Bites sessions, Ben Teskey from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters came to campus to give a presentation on Atlantic salmon as Grade 12 students participated in the Bring Back the Salmon program.
In a recent LCS Learns blog post, Mikayla ’20 shared how remote learning led to a unique opportunity for her Classicial Civilizations class to explore a whole new environment through the digital education platform FutureLearn, which brought the history of the city of Rome to life.
Lily '21 shares how a group of 15 students have been working on an initiative to hold opportunities for conversation and education surrounding important topics in our community, including our first Virtual Summer Student Community Gathering.
Our summer programs offer students a wide breadth and variety of learning opportunities to enhance camp and outdoor leadership knowledge and skills, earn a high school credit, or just have some fun learning a life skill. Teachers shared highlights from their classes so far.
As the year drew to a close, the Class of 2020 secured post-secondary placements across North America and Europe, while also receiving offers totalling $1.98 million in scholarships and other funding! Whatever their choices for life after Lakefield, we’re immensely proud of our students and the opportunities they have, and we wish them all the best!