Lady Eaton Elementary School (LEES), housing grade Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 students, is located in Omemee, Ontario and is one of forty-one elementary schools within Trillium Lakelands District School Board. LEES is a very active school which offers a wide range of academic and extra-curricular programs.

ladyeatonFlora Mcrea Eaton, Lady Eaton, was the wife of Toronto department store president and heir Sir John Craig Eaton.

Born into a middle class family in Omemee, Ontario, as Flora McCrea, she moved to Toronto and became a nurse at Rotherham House, a private hospital on Sherbourne street. While working as a nurse, Flora met a young patient, John Craig Eaton, who was the son of Eaton’s department store founder Timothy Eaton. The two eventually fell in love, and were married. They built a massive mansion in 1911 to accommodate themselves and their growing family. Named Ardwold, the home was one of the most lavish ever constructed in Toronto.

In 1915, John Craig Eaton was knighted, and became Sir John Craig Eaton, and his wife, Lady Eaton.

Holiday Concert

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The LEES Holiday Concert is all set for tomorrow, December 19th! What a wonderful way to enjoy the season!!! Doors open at 5:30 Act 1 – 6:00p.m. – The Kindergarten Classes 6:30 – 6:50 Intermission Act 2 – 6:50 – … Read More

Holiday-Themed Spirit Days

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Next week will be an exciting one at home and at school as December 25th sneaks up on us again! We have some holiday themed spirit days planned: Monday – Festive Sweater Day Tuesday – Hat Day Wednesday – Christmas … Read More

Holiday Shopping

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There is so much excitement in the air today as the Holiday Shop is open for our students to being their Christmas shopping! Thank you to our parent volunteers for all of their hard work in organizing this event!

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