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What’s happening in Rainbow Schools?

Lockerby Composite School hosts Virtual Open House on December 1st

Graeme Lilley, a Grade 9 student in STEP at Lockerby Composite School, uses data to interpret and distinguish common substances based on their physical and chemical properties. Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians are invited to tune in to Lockerby’s Virtual Open House launch on Wednesday, December 1st at 7 pm.

Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians are invited to tune in to Lockerby Composite School’s Virtual Open House launch on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7 pm. The link will be available at All students are invited to visit the Open House website regardless of which elementary school they currently attend.

“Our virtual presentation will be a combination of video and conversations with staff, who will highlight the exceptional programs offered to students,” says Principal Craig Runciman. “Everyone is welcome to join us online.”

Visitors to the website can sign up to speak one-to-one with administration or staff about programming or any other questions they may have.

Lockerby Composite School is home to the Science Technology Education Program (STEP). Busing to Rainbow District School Board’s specialized secondary school programs is offered to students within Greater Sudbury. STEP enjoys a rich tradition at the school, and is recognized as one of the most innovative secondary school programs in Ontario. With a focus on math, science and technology, the program is for students contemplating a career in medicine, science, health care, business, computer science, design or engineering.

STEP students are actively engaged in their learning by keeping pace with the latest trends in science and technology through involvement in initiatives such as anywhere, anytime laptop learning, the Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone program and AP courses, the provincially recognized Specialist High Skills Major in mining, health and wellness, and information and communication technology, as well as courses in architecture, interior design, medical biology and medical technology.


Media Contact:

Craig Runciman, Principal, Lockerby Composite School,
Rainbow District School Board, 705.522.1750.