Welcome


Welcome to the official web site of Craig Kielburger Secondary School

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Upcoming & Ongoing Events: 2014-15 School Year
6 March 2015: Literacy Parade
13 March 2015: 5th Week Report Cards emailed
16-20 March 2015: Spring Break -- no classes!
3 April 2015: Good Friday -- no classes!
6 April 2015: Easter Monday -- no classes!

Costa Rica Trip 2016


Come on an adventure trip to see a volcano and the tropical rainforest: March Break 2016!

Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • 8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing tour to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Travel to Arenal via Po├ís Volcano
  • Zip line Canopy Tour
  • Lake Arenal kayaking tour
  • Horseback ride through the Rainforest
  • Hot springs visits
  • Local school visit with gifts of school supplies
  • Santa Elena Biological Reserve -- planting one tree in the rainforest
  • Visit the craft village of Sarchi and experience a Folklore Evening
  • Animals of the Rainforest
See Mr. Forsdike in Global Education Department, or email him at forsdikem@hdsb.ca, for more information.  Come on an adventure that you will never forget, and experience the tropical Rainforest!


Tanzania Trip 2016


CKSS Goes to Tanzania, Africa: March Break 2016!

Trip highlights include:
  • Staying in a village at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Going on a 4X4  African safari in Tarangire National Park
  • Volunteering at a local primary school in an impoverished community (Activities include helping with renovations, teaching, planting trees on school property, painting classrooms, etc.)
  • Participating in a sports/fun day with the students at the school
  • Connecting with a Maasai community (e.g. going on a water walk, a medicine walk, learning about Maasai weapons training, seeing the Maasai mamas doing traditional beading, witness ceremonies, etc.)
  • Visiting a Maasai market
  • Taking Swahili lessons
  • Earning 30-40 community service hours
See Mrs. McPhee in Room 224, or email her at mcpheet@hdsb.ca for more information!
Change your life.  Change the lives of others.  Come with us to Tanzania!


Inclement Weather Reminders


The Halton District School Board has released a new inclement weather reminder memo for parents.  Please read the updated document here.


CKSS Acknowledgement Project


What's easy, costs nothing, and makes people feel great?  Acknowledgement!  Here's a way we can spread acknowledgement within the school community...

1. Fill out this acknowledgement form.  Do so whenever it occurs to you that a staff member or student did something worth acknowledging.  Anything.  Big or small.  Whether they were "supposed" to do it or not.  Heck, you can even acknowledge yourself!

2. The form will be received, and the person acknowledged.

3. He or she will have the opportunity to have a picture taken in the "frame of fame" -- the picture will be posted on the school's Twitter feed.  BAM -- instant public acknowledgement!

The project is open to staff and students of CKSS.  Acknowledge someone today!