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Semester One Final Exams

January 21, 2019
See the attached document outlining school expectations in the event of a inclement weather day or a school closure during final exa Inclement Weather School Closure Announcement.pdfms.​

Indigenous Education Action Committee - Community Meeting

January 17, 2019
The I.E.A.C. will meet on Tuesday, January 29th at John Campbell Public School. Everyone is welcome. ​

January Student of the Month

January 15, 2019
Essex District High School Garde 11 student Kaidyn Blair is the Student Senate's Student of the Month for January.
  ​January Student of the Month Citation​ ...

Mental Health Seminar Series

January 14, 2019

December Student of the Month

December 11, 2018
The Student Senate's Student of the Month for December, 2018 is Sandwich Secondary School Grade 9 student, Cullen Roy. To read about Cullen's accomplishments visit the Student Senate's website.

The Facts on Influenza

December 07, 2018
The GECDSB is sharing this important information on behalf of the Windsor Essex County Health Unit :
  The Windsor Essex County Health Unit would like to inform you that there has been a higher number of infants and young children reported with influenza (the flu) this year. If your...

November Student of the Month

November 22, 2018
Caitlyn Humber, a Grade 10 student at Belle River District High School is the GECDSB Student Senate Student of the Month for November, 2018. To read about Caitlyn's accomplishments visit the Student Senate website.

Lady Cavs Win 2!

November 06, 2018
The Junior and Senior Lady Cavs have advanced to the semi-finals of the WECSSAA championship.  The junior squad defeated Belle River in a tight game by a score of 55 - 44.  The senior team beat Herman Academy 63 - 27.  The semi-final games will be played at KDHS on Thursday....

Community Planning and Partnerships

November 02, 2018
The Greater Essex County District School Board is inviting community organizations and any interested individuals to attend a public meeting to explore opportunities for sharing facitlities. The meeting will be held Wednesday, November 21st from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the board room at the GECDSB administration building (451 Park St.W., Windsor). The...

International Baccalaureate Applications

October 25, 2018
The application deadline to participate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at either Leamington DSS or Riverside SS in the 2019-20 school year is December 7, 2018. To dowload the application form visit the I.B. page on the GECDSB website. Riverside (for General Amherst, Belle River, Massey, Herman, Tecumseh Vista Academy,...

Consultation on Education Reform

October 22, 2018
Phase 2 of the provincial consultation on education reform will allow parents / guardians and interested individuals to particpate in discussions during Telephone Town Hall sessions. In Southwestern Ontario the sessions will be held: ​- Tuesday, October 23rd 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Thursday, November 1st 6:30 p.m. - 8:30...

Special Education Advisory Committee Applications

October 17, 2018
The GECDSB's Special Education Advisory Committee is soliciting applications from local associations to fill positions for the upcoming term. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, November 2nd. SEAC Ad 2018.pdf​​

Parents Understand Teen Driving

October 16, 2018
​The Healthy Schools Department at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is happy to help support two upcoming events aimed at educating parents/guardians on teens safety while driving (or as passengers).  The events will be held next week at the Safety Village and are open to everyone, as part of the Parchute's...

Build a Dream 2018

October 10, 2018
 Girls in Grades 9-12: register now for this exciting opportunity. ​

First Meeting of KDHS School Advisory Council

September 18, 2018
​ On behalf of the School Advisory Council of Kingsville District High School, all parents/guardians of students enrolled at Kingsville District High School are invited to attend the first School Council meeting of the year.   The KDHS School Council meets at 6:30 pm in the school library during selected months...

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Back at KDHS

September 10, 2018
From the WECHU. "The Windsor-Essex County ​Health Unit provides a number of health services to school children in Windsor and Essex County.  Many of these services are provided according to provincial law.  If for any reason you do NOT wish you child to be involved in health education or health services,...

IEP Information Night

September 10, 2018
​T he Windsor-Essex Family Network hosts an evening for parents in our community to come out and learn more about IEPs and Special Education in general.  This event is co-presented with the WECDSB. This year the IEP and More event is taking place on Monday, October 1 st in Essex.  Please...

Bring Your Own Device

September 07, 2018
​Staples has been selected to partner with the GECDSB.  See the attachment for more information selected netbooks and chromebooks available at most Staples locations.

Student Accident Insurance for 2018-2019 School Year

September 07, 2018
With all the activities that take place at school, in the playground, in the gym and in sports, accidents can and do happen.  Fewer than 20% of parents take advantage of the opportunity to purchase student accident insurance for their children.  Many parents believe, mistakenly that the Greater Essex County District School...


June 14, 2018
​Final exams will be written from June 22nd to June 28th according to the attached PDF schedule.  Should busses be cancelled for any reason the exam schedule will proceed in the same order on the following exam day.  


Lead Exceedance In Drinking Water

May 30, 2018
Updated June 25, 2018. See the attached documents that provide information on an exceedance of lead in drinking water as determined in recent testing.​

GECPIC Parent Applications

May 08, 2018
Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee Applications are now available. Attached, below is the English version. Arabic, Chinese, French and Spanish versions are available as a fillable / printable document @ the GECPIC page on the Board website The submission deadline in May 25, 2018. GECPIC Parent Application 2018 2019.pdf

Ontario Elections

May 02, 2018
As a service to our communities, the GECDSB has posted information on the upcoming provincial and municipal elections. Visit our page: Elections Information

Proposed 2018-19 School Year Calendar

March 28, 2018
The GECDSB is inviting comments, input or suggestions on a proposed School Year Calendar for the 2018-19 school year. The deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018. To review: click here

Night of Champions

March 27, 2018
Celebrate and support the GECDSB Special Olympics. Tickets are now on sale. ​

Cavs' Chronicle Spring 2018 Edition

March 21, 2018
​Check out the latest and greatest Cavalier news here in the Spring edition of the Cavs' Chronicle.   CavsChronicleSpring2018.pdf

Mental Health Seminar Series

March 12, 2018
Sharing the responsibility for appropriate use of social media.  

Immunization Notice

February 21, 2018
​ On behalf of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, the GECDSB is obliged to notify all students born in 2000 & 2001 that complete immunization records must be submitted by March 19th. Those who have not yet done so will receive school suspension notices from the Health Unit in the mail....

Skilled Trades Field Trip

February 16, 2018
The KDHS Technology Department is inviting parents / guardians to learn more about opportunities available in the skilled trades for students currently in Grade 8. On Wednesday, February 21st there will be a field trip to highlight the educational programs and the future job possibilities in the trades. The bus leaves...

KDHS Valentine Semi Formal News

February 08, 2018
The Valentine Semi Formal scheduled for Friday, February 9 is still a 'go'.  Given the weather forecast for later today, the dance will end at 10 pm.​

Kindergarten Registration

February 02, 2018
​February 20th - March 2nd. Visit the Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 21st at 5:00 p.m.      

Semester 1 Exams

January 23, 2018
​The exam schedule for January 2018 is available here in PDF format using the link below.  Students are reminded if busses are not running or schools are closed for any reason, the exam schedule continues the next exam day in the same sequence as scheduled.   Sem 1 Exam Schedule.pdf

Mental Health Seminar Series

January 17, 2018
The first sessions of this year's Mental Health Seminar Series have been scheduled - January 17th in Windsor and January 24th in Leamington.​

Grade 8 Information Night

January 17, 2018
Please join us at KDHS on Wednesday, January 17 at 6 pm for our Grade 8 Information Night.  We will begin with a presentation in Migration Hall followed by a tour of the school to learn more about our academic and extracurricular program. 

Winter Weather Transportation Notifications

December 11, 2017
​ With the arrival of winter weather student transportation could be delayed or cancelled depending on road and travelling conditions. For immediate information each morning or for details on the process for cancellations check the Buskids Storm Sentinel page on line - On Twitter follow @GECDSBPRO for alerts and updates. The Board webpage and...

Drinking Water Tests

November 22, 2017
​ Under Ontario Regulation 243/07 entitled "Schools, Private Schools and Child Care Centres" enacted under the Safe Drinking Water Act 2002 , all school boards are required to test each school's water annually to monitor lead levels.  Approximately 800 drinking water fountain and taps throughout the school board were tested in...

Frozen Over Moon

October 26, 2017
​November Moon Round Dance - a celebration of life with our Indigenous families.  

Water Quality Testing

October 11, 2017
The  Ontario Safe Water Drinking Act( Reg. 243/07) has, since 2007, required school boards to flush the cold water plumbing on a daily or weekly basis, maintain flushing logs, take annual water samples, and report drinking water test results to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).   On July 1 st...

Build a Dream

September 18, 2017
​Young women in Grades 9, 10 & 11 will learn about career opportunities in the skilled trades and meet employers in the area at the 5th annual Build a Dream event on Thursday, November 2nd. For more information visit:  

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 06, 2017
​ The Greater Essex County District School Board recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during September. For more information visit:

Bus Drivers Wanted

July 14, 2017
​ NOW HIRING Are you looking for a few hours work each day? Love driving, like children, no evening or weekend work?   Consider being a Bus Driver!         Contact the following bus companies for information on hiring Bus Company Contact Information First Student 519-969-0184 ...

KDHS Breakfast Program Fundraiser

June 22, 2017
​ In support of the Breakfast for Learning program at KDHS (Kingsville District High School) and the Kingsville Community Food Bank Pyjama/pajama, it's a party; lots of prizes. Sorry guys, females only. Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Tony's Mediterranean (restaurant), 16 Main St, Kingsville.
Reserve your spot early:...

Cavs' Chronicle

June 19, 2017
​   Click the link below to access the 3rd Edition of the Cavs' Chronicle.   Third Edition Cavs Chronicle.pdf

Final Exam Schedule

June 12, 2017

If any students have a religious accommodation request, during the exam period, please speak with administration ​.

KDHS Car Show

May 19, 2017
On Friday May 19th, the KDHS Tech Zone hosted its annual car show.  Staff and students were treated to over 100 classic and custom vehicles in the school parking lot, all while raising money for the local food bank.  ​


Student Job Fair

May 11, 2017
​ The Kennedy Collegiate Institute student success team is hosting a job fair, Wednesday, May 17th from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the KCI gymnasium. The fair is geared toward students who do not plan to attend post-secondary schools after graduation and would like to go directly to the workplace. More...

Free Community Forum-Opiods and Adolescents

May 04, 2017
​Parents and Guardians are invited to attend a free information session on opiod abuse among adolescents in our community on Wednesday May 24th from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Kingsville Community Centre.  

Prom 2017

May 03, 2017
​This year's prom was held at the Portuguese Club in Leamington on April 26, with pictures taken at the Leamington Marina. 

GECDSB Special Olympics Night of Champions

April 26, 2017
​ The annual dinner and celebration of the GECDSB Special Olympics will be held on Friday, May 5th at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts. Tickets are $25 for adults & $20 for children under 10. Tables of 10 can be reserved for $225. For tickets contact Stephen Silvaggio @...

Drive One for Your School Event

April 24, 2017
​ The KDHS Parent Council in partnership with Renaud Ford in Harrow hosted a successful fundraiser Saturday April 22.  Parents and Guardians showed up at the dealership to test drive a new Ford of their choice.  Ford donated $20 to KDHS for each test drive and approximately $1800 was raised for our...

Earth Day

April 24, 2017
​ Our KDHS Eco Team went to Windsor Sunday April 23rd  to celebrate Earth Day.  They participated in planting over 2000 trees.  This event was organized by the Essex Region Conservation Authority.

GECDSB Special Olympics

April 24, 2017
​Friday, May 12th for elementary students. Monday, May 15th for Secondary schools. Join us to watch our student-athletes in action.  

Stars of the GECDSB Concert

April 21, 2017
​        An evening of music and dance performed by some of the best student artists from throughout the GECDSB. Tickets available at the door the night of the performance.

Earth Week at KDHS

April 21, 2017
​ It's been a busy Earth week at KDHS! Our Eco Team started off the week on Tuesday with some savvy Eco Tips created by Jocelyn Bretzlaff as well as a gift of vegetable seeds to our KDHS staff.  Teachers were also encouraged to use half lighting.  On Wednesday we promoted a waste-free...

GECPIC Workshop for Parents

April 18, 2017
​This free workshop on ADHD is open to all families. Sponsored by the Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee.  

GECPIC Parent Workshops

March 24, 2017
​The Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a pair of workshops for parents at Kennedy Collegiate Institute in Windsor.    

GECPIC Workshops

March 22, 2017

The Greater Essex County Parent Involvement Committee is offering information sessions on ADHD and Eating disorders at Kennedy Collegiate in Windsor.  Click the links below for more information.  


Mindforce 2017

March 13, 2017
​Saturday, April 8th.    

2nd Edition of the Cavs' Chronicle

March 08, 2017
​The second edition of our school newspaper is now available here by clicking the file below.   Second Edition Cavs Chronicle.pdf


Compass Survey

March 06, 2017
​ Our school will be participating in the 2016-2017 COMPASS Survey. Researchers from the University of Waterloo will ask students to complete a 35-minute questionnaire about healthy eating, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, smoking, alcohol and marijuana-use, and bullying. The survey is confidential and no names are written on the surveys. This...

Student Trustee Applications

February 21, 2017
​Deadline to apply is March 10th. Click on this link for application instructions.

Financing Post Secondary Education

February 07, 2017
​ The University of Windsor is offering an information session to help prospective students and their families plan for financing their university education. Prospective students and their families are invited to attend the Financing Your University Education information session at the University of Windsor.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 7...

2017 School Climate Surveys

February 06, 2017
​ The 2017 GECDSB School Climate Surveys are now being conducted. We encourage all parents/guardians and individuals in our school communities to provide their ideas and opinions. To participate, access the survey by clicking this link:

Schoool Climate Survey

February 05, 2017

Please take a moment to provide some feedback on KDHS by clicking on the link below and completing the survey.   Student Survey
Parent Survey

Mental Health Seminar Series

January 18, 2017
​The GECDSB and their community partners are pleased to offer a new 3 part series of Mental Health Seminars to help parents and guardians improve their understanding of mental health issues experienced by young people. Respected and knowledgeable speakers will present on topics that are prevelant in schools and families throughout Windsor and Essex County.  ...

Immunization Deadline for Secondary Students

January 17, 2017
 *Special in school immunization clinics have been scheduled: Monday, Feb. 6th - Vincent Massey SS Friday, Feb. 10th - Leamington DSS Wednesday, Feb. 22nd - Kennedy CI (tentative) The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has made an important announcement regarding immunization records for students born in 1999 and 2000. Students have up...


January 11, 2017
​ Exams start on January 26th, 2017.  Click the link below to access a digital copy of the schedule.   EXAM SCHEDULE - SEMESTER 1, 2017.pdf

Semi-Formal 2016

December 19, 2016
​ On Saturday December 17th, KDHS transformed the school gym into a winter wonderland to host the semi-formal.  Students danced the night away after enjoying a catered meal.  Special thanks to Ms. Leili and her group of staff and student volunteers for their hard work and organization which led to such...

KDHS Gives Back!

December 12, 2016
​ KDHS Gives Back! KDHS students raised $9700 in pledges through their annual Reindeer Run.  These funds went to support 25 families working with WIndsor-Essex County Children's Aid Society.  Shown here are the are some KDHS students who helped raise the funds to purchase items for the families.

Promoting Well-Being

December 09, 2016
​ The Ontario Ministry of Education is looking to develop a shared vision of how we can best support the well-being of all students, in collaboration with parents, students, educators and administrators, counsellors, social workers, and community partners across the province. The Ministry wants to learn from, and build on the...

National Day of Remembrance

December 06, 2016
​ The GSA commemorated December 6th, The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with white roses and ribbons as well as the wearing of white to mark 28 years since the gender-based massacre of 14 women in Montreal at the Polytechnique. ​

KDHS' Annual Reindeer Run

December 05, 2016
​KDHS' annual Reindeer Run was held on Friday, December 2 and raised over $9700.00 in support of the Children's Aid Society.  Students and staff ran/walked 7km and all monies raised will be used to purchase Christmas presents for 25 families in our community.  Everyone enjoyed the hot chocolate along the route,...

OSSLT Update

November 17, 2016
​ Some Grade 10 students who wrote the Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT) in October before the on-line network was disrupted will receive scores for the exam. The Education Quality Assessment Office (EQAO), which oversees the provincial testing, has completed a review of the recent test administration and released its...

Academic Awards Night

November 17, 2016
​ On Wednesday November 16th, staff, students and families gathered in Migration Hall to honour our academic award winners.  


KDHS Remembers

November 11, 2016
​ The students of KDHS took the opportunity to honour Canada's veterans with a Rembrance Day  Assembly.  The assembly included skits from the drama department, poems, songs by the choir, performances by the school band and guest appearance from the Royal Canadian Legion Colour Guard.  


New Schools for the GECDSB

November 08, 2016
A magnificent autumn afternoon was made more glorius with a special announcement in front of the century-old General Amherst High School in Amherstburg. "A new school is exciting and can revitalize a community. It can create a host of possibilities for everyone." Trustee Ron LeClair told the gathering of students, staff and municipal...