Schools: Dryden Area

We have two elementary schools in Dryden, as well as a school in Vermilion Bay.

The map below will help you find out which of our Dryden area schools’ attendance areas you reside in and what school your family would be eligible for school bus transportation to based on your address. School bus transportation in Dryden is managed by the Northwestern Ontario Student Services Consortium and families are encouraged to visit the Consortium’s website at www.nwobus.ca for more information on school bus eligibility.

To use the map below, just put your mouse over top of the map and click on any of the attendance areas for more information.

New Prospect & Open Roads

If you live in this area, you have the choice between Open Roads Public School and New Prospect Public School for your child.

Don’t forget about New Prospect’s French Immersion Kindergarten program.

Lillian Berg

If you live in this region, you reside in Lillian Berg Public School’s attendance boundary.

Don’t forget, your child can attend New Prospect’s French Immersion Kindergarten program from any address in Dryden and the surrounding area.


Lillian Berg
Public School

Our Great Programs!

+ Coding

Coding is a set of instructions that computers can understand—you can also think of it like a recipie. Students learn a variety of coding techniques and applications through this fun and itneractive learning opportunity.

+ Makerspace

A Makerspace is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. Students are able to explore their creativity through a wide variety of mediums, either in groups or individually.

+ NOW Program

The Nutrition on Weekends Program is offered in partnership with the Northwestern Health Unit. This program provides families in need with healthy food options they can take home for the weekends.

+ Hockey Canada Skills Academy

Our Hockey Canada Skills Academies are designed to challenge and inspire all students who participate. They are a complete program that includes a strong focus on academics, as well as on-ice skills, off-ice strength and conditioning, mental training, and personal and team development. Hockey Canada Skills Academies run during the school day and funding is available to help families acquire the necessary equipment.

+ Playground Activity Leaders in Schools

PALS provides opportunities for older students to be leaders in their school by planning and organizing nutrition break activities for other students.

+ You’re the Chef - Kids Cooking Program

This hands on cooking program is designed to help students develop the skills and confidence necessary to prepare healthy and tasty recipes emphasizing vegetables and fruit.

+ Breakfast Program

This program provides a free healthy option for all children.

+ Lego League Robotics

Students are able to create and explore robotics using special robotics Lego.

+ Summer Learning Program

With a focus on outdoor learning in a fun and active environment, our Summer Learning Program continues to be popular with families. Students in the program will build on their existing literacy and numeracy skills, as well as other important learning skills, while playing fun games and participating in different activities during the three week program. The programs are free to families (healthy snacks and lunches are provided each day) and run by qualified teachers. The Summer Learning Programs offer a great opportunity for students to maintain, or even improve, their literacy and numeracy achievement, and the best part is that the children are having so much fun, they often don’t even realize they are learning!

+ Eye See... Eye Learn

This is a not-for-profit program designed to detect, diagnose and treat children with vision problems when they begin Junior Kindergarten (Year 1), so that every child can see and learn to the best of his/her ability. Local Doctors of Optometry provide OHIP-insured eye exams, and if prescribed, the child receives a free pair of eyeglasses donated by the program’s eyewear partners.

+ OPHEA Healthy Schools

This program recognizes and celebrates school communities for promoting and enhancing the health and well-being of students, school staff, and the broader community through a variety of activities and initiatives. We are very proud to be the first school board in Ontario to register all of our schools for OPHEA’s Healthy Schools Certification.

We also offer:

Archery Club

Churchill Trip (Gr 7/8)

Curling

Outdoor Education

Skating

Swimming Lessons

Student Council

French as a Second Language

Lillian Berg is a small community school located in beautiful Vermilion Bay on the shores of Eagle Lake. We offer Kindergarten to Grade 8 programming.

Lillian Berg School’s playground is set in a wooded area where students can take advantage of their natural surroundings and take their learning outdoors. Technology plays an important role at Lillian Berg School and is used as a learning tool in our classrooms. Students are equipped with laptops, iPads and netbooks to prepare them for success in a dynamic, technology intensive 21st century.

Our teachers believe in educating the “whole child” and are committed to using authentic and hands on learning opportunities as well as our natural outdoor environment to help promote problem solving, curiosity and a love of learning.

Community is important at Lillian Berg School. We host a variety of community events such as Thanksgiving and Christmas community dinners, an evening Christmas concert , a community Veteran’s Breakfast-Remembrance Day Ceremony at the cenotaph and a community talent show. Parents volunteer to ensure our students have a hot lunch program offered twice a week and every student has daily access to a free and healthy breakfast which includes cheese, fruit, veggies, cereal, toast or muffins.

We are a tight-knit group here at Lillian Berg and look forward to welcoming new families!

 

 

(807) 227-2152

lillianberg.kpdsb.on.ca


New Prospect
Public School

Our Great Programs!

+ Playground Activity Leaders in Schools

PALS provides opportunities for older students to be leaders in their school by planning and organizing nutrition break activities for other students.

+ Lego Robotics

Students are able to create and explore robotics using special robotics Lego.

+ Makerspace

A Makerspace is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. Students are able to explore their creativity through a wide variety of mediums, either in groups or individually.

+ Hockey Canada Skills Academy

Our Hockey Canada Skills Academies are designed to challenge and inspire all students who participate. They are a complete program that includes a strong focus on academics, as well as on-ice skills, off-ice strength and conditioning, mental training, and personal and team development. Hockey Canada Skills Academies run during the school day and funding is available to help families acquire the necessary equipment.

+ Breakfast and Lunch Program

These programs provide free healthy food options that are accessible to all children.

+ Hot Lunch Options

Hot lunch options are available to familes for a nominal fee.

+ OPHEA Healthy Schools

This program recognizes and celebrates school communities for promoting and enhancing the health and well-being of students, school staff, and the broader community through a variety of activities and initiatives. We are very proud to be the first school board in Ontario to register all of our schools for OPHEA’s Healthy Schools Certification.

+ Eye See… Eye Learn

This is a not-for-profit program designed to detect, diagnose and treat children with vision problems when they begin Junior Kindergarten (Year 1), so that every child can see and learn to the best of his/her ability. Local Doctors of Optometry provide OHIP-insured eye exams, and if prescribed, the child receives a free pair of eyeglasses donated by the program’s eyewear partners.

+ Summer Learning Program

With a focus on outdoor learning in a fun and active environment, our Summer Learning Program continues to be popular with families. Students in the program will build on their existing literacy and numeracy skills, as well as other important learning skills, while playing fun games and participating in different activities during the three week program. The programs are free to families (healthy snacks and lunches are provided each day) and run by qualified teachers. The Summer Learning Programs offer a great opportunity for students to maintain, or even improve, their literacy and numeracy achievement, and the best part is that the children are having so much fun, they often don’t even realize they are learning!

We also offer:

Sports clubs: soccer, cross-country, volleyball, basketball, badminton

Annual Dangler Cup Championship

Archery Club

Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoe

Dance Club

Friendship Club

Floorball League

Ping Pong Club

Swimming Lessons

Toronto Trip (Gr 8)

Outdoor Gardens

Cursive Writing Club

Drawing & Art Club

French Immersion

Leadership Club

French As A Second Language

New Prospect is a Kindergarten to Grade 8 school located on 10 acres of land on the north side of Dryden. Our location offers lots of outdoor play space, surrounded by city maintained walking paths and soccer fields. Our students take full advantage of these amenities by going for nature walks, cross country skiing or snowshoeing during recesses and physical education time or just enjoying all that space to run and play during break times. Our school also has a huge garden that each class uses to plant and harvest fruit and vegetables each year.

New Prospect School has three Full-Day Kindergarten programs (two English and one French). These classrooms are staffed with specialized Kindergarten teachers and Early Childhood Educators who are experts in early childhood development and are caring adults. There is a dedicated, fenced in area for your child to experience the full benefits of outdoor, exploratory play in a safe environment. Our French Immersion programming continues to grow each year and our families can’t say enough about our French Immersion Kindergarten program and staff.

Our staff always put the needs of our students first and go above and beyond to support our students. Give us a call anytime or stop in and see us, we’d love to meet you and your family!


Open Roads
Public School

Our Great Programs!

+ Explore Program

Coding is a set of instructions that computers can undetrstand—you can also think of it like a recipie. Students learn a variety of coding techniques and applications through this fun and itneractive learning opportunity.

+ Fine Arts Program

The Fine Arts program is avialble to students in grades 6-8. A modified timetable allows students to explore an increased focus on instrumental music, visual arts, drama and dance in addition to the regular curriculum. One third of your child’s day will be dedicated to the study of arts education.

+ Farm to School Salad Bar

Students are offered a fresh salad bar from local providers through a grant from Farm to School Canada.

+ Playground Activity Leaders in Schools

PALS provides opportunities for older students to be leaders in their school by planning and organizing nutrition break activities for other students.

+ Hockey Canada Skills Academy

Our Hockey Canada Skills Academies are designed to challenge and inspire all students who participate. They are a complete program that includes a strong focus on academics, as well as on-ice skills, off-ice strength and conditioning, mental training, and personal and team development. Hockey Canada Skills Academies run during the school day and funding is available to help families acquire the necessary equipment.

+ DNFC Akwego and Healthy Kids Program

This program provides students with a variety of activities and resources around healthy living.

+ Kindergarten Lunch Program

This free healthy lunch program is offered to Kindergarten students biweekly.

+ Artists in Residence

Students learn a vareity of different techniques and mediums for local artists.

+ Junior Wolves

Junior Wolves is a Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Program literacy program offered once a week where students can come into the school library and spend some time reading with their families and staff from the school.

+ Sports Activities

Includes basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball, tennis, badminton, skiiing, Turkey Trot, and cross country running.

+ You’re the Chef - Kids Cooking Program

This hands on cooking program is designed to help students develop the skills and confidence necessary to prepare healthy and tasty recipes emphasizing vegetables and fruit.

+ Summer Learning Program

With a focus on outdoor learning in a fun and active environment, our Summer Learning Program continues to be popular with families. Students in the program will build on their existing literacy and numeracy skills, as well as other important learning skills, while playing fun games and participating in different activities during the three week program. The programs are free to families (healthy snacks and lunches are provided each day) and run by qualified teachers. The Summer Learning Programs offer a great opportunity for students to maintain, or even improve, their literacy and numeracy achievement, and the best part is that the children are having so much fun, they often don’t even realize they are learning!

+ OPHEA Healthy Schools

This program recognizes and celebrates school communities for promoting and enhancing the health and well-being of students, school staff, and the broader community through a variety of activities and initiatives. We are very proud to be the first school board in Ontario to register all of our schools for OPHEA’s Healthy Schools Certification.

+ Eye See… Eye Learn

This is a not-for-profit program designed to detect, diagnose and treat children with vision problems when they begin Junior Kindergarten (Year 1), so that every child can see and learn to the best of his/her ability. Local Doctors of Optometry provide OHIP-insured eye exams, and if prescribed, the child receives a free pair of eyeglasses donated by the program’s eyewear partners.

We also offer:

Floor Hockey League

Eco Team

Lego Club

Math Carnival

French and Native as a Second Language

Open Roads Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 8 school located on the south side of Dryden.

As an Open Roads student, your child will be able to experience a variety of programs to enhance their education. Open Roads offers programs to reach a multitude of learning styles, including our Explore Program for the athletic and adventurous student, as well as our long standing Fine Arts Program for the more artistic and creative student.

Our school has three Kindergarten classes in specially designed spaces for our youngest learners. These classrooms are staffed with Kindergarten teachers and Early Childhood Educators who are experts in early childhood development and are dedicated to the success and wellbeing of each and every one of their students.

We have a very active Parent Council, called Parents 4 Kids. This group hosts a variety of activities that help make Open Roads School a fantastic place for our children. A complimentary Winter and Spring Feast, Family Halloween Dance, and end of year Family Day picnic are just a few of the events that they support.

We are proud of our school, our unique programming, and most of all, our students and the accomplishments we see them making every single day. Our doors are always open to our families and community members, and we invite you to stop by and see what Open Roads School has to offer!

 

 



PARENTS & TEACHERS HELPING YOU
NAVIGATE THE DECISIONS YOU’LL MAKE
REGARDING YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOLING

REGISTER TODAY >