Naming

The Integration Committee for Kingston’s new intermediate and secondary school is reaching out to our school communities for suggestions on what the new campus should be named.

Students, families, staff and the general public are being asked to provide their feedback on a short list of names being considered for Kingston’s new secondary school.

Earlier this fall, we invited our school and broader communities to participate in offering suggestions for the name of our new Kingston secondary school.

The Board received almost 600 suggestions, and we thank everyone who participated. Now, the New School Integration Committee, which is overseeing the consultation portion of the process, is asking for additional input based on the top nine suggestions received in the first phase of consultation.

Please note, that although Module Vanier, our Grade 7 and 8 intermediate French Immersion School will relocate to the new school building, it will retain its current name.

Students in the new school's catchment area will be asked for their input at their schools.

As a reminder, names should:
  • represent names of famous Canadians of local or national recognition, and other names that reflect the positive image of our community and of the Limestone District School Board
  • not duplicate the name of an existing school building or site within the Limestone District School Board
  • not use the names of present Board members and staff members; or other living persons
Survey participants are being asked to select up to four names from the list of nine names provided. Participants may also provide one alternate suggestion that is not among those provided.

The public survey is now closed.

The New School Integration Committee will narrow the suggestions to a list of three to five recommendations that will be provided to the Board of Trustees for consideration later this spring. Trustees will make the final decision on the name for the new secondary school. Please note, the name will not necessarily be decided by popular vote (the name that receives the most support).