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Board Meeting Update #147: October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 — This update provides a summary of the  public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, October 23, 2017 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in November 2017.

Character Moment of Reflection

Each Board meeting opens with a Character Moment of Reflection. At Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, Growing with Character [1] is our intentional focus on creating safe, caring, respectful and inclusive learning environments where students develop  the foundation for good character. Growing with Character is the foundation of the school board strategic plan. Through Growing with Character, we model, teach and expect demonstrations of our eight character traits which are: caring, cooperation, honesty, humour, integrity, respect, responsibility and trustworthiness.

This evening Meera Moorthy, Student Trustee, Moira Secondary School, asked all to reflect on trustworthiness: We can be counted on to do what is right. We instill confidence in one another through our actions.

Presentations

“Well-Being in Our  Schools” video

When we consider the Strategic Plan: Possibilities Today and Tomorrow, and the four priorities of Achieving Excellence and Equity, Learning and Leadership, Public Confidence and Well-Being, we are reminded that they all point to supporting the most precious of people in our system—students. They are always the focus in working toward our organizational goals. This video highlighted [2] what well-being looks like in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board from student and employee perspectives.

Thank you to the students and employees who are featured, and to the production team Laina Andrews, Superintendent of Education; Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer; and Sherry Rivers, Web Designer.

screen capture of a video [2]

Report from Committee of the Whole

This report included the following:

Information

Calendar of events

A number of district and school events (Pdf) [3] are scheduled for the remainder of October and November 2017.

Upcoming events include the following:

Report from the Chair

Highlights from this report included the following:

Report from the Executive Committee

Highlights from this report included the following:

Report from the Student Enrolment/School Capacity Committee

Highlights from this report included the following:

Report from the Operations and Finance Committee

Highlights from this report included the following:

Report from the Program and Human Resources Committee

Highlights from this report included the following:

Notice of Motion: 2017 Board policy review
Notice of motion was given that amendments to the following policies will be on the agenda for the November 2017 meeting:

Reports from trustees and student trustees

Highlights from this report included the following:

Upcoming meetings

All meetings take place at the Education Centre unless otherwise noted.

For more information, please contact Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, extension 2354, [email protected]