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EVENT: “Preparing Children to Thrive,” strengths-based approach to parenting

Parents/guardians are invited to a seminar to learn about a strengths-based approach to parenting. Participants will find out how to help identify their child’s current strengths and vulnerabilities, and outline—step by step—how to build his or her resilience for life. Parents/guardians are invited to a seminar to learn about a strengths-based approach to parenting. Participants will find out how to help identify their child’s current strengths and vulnerabilities, and outline—step by step—how to build his or her resilience for life. EVENT DETAILS: Preparing Children...
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EVENT: “The Bad, the Ugly & the Good” social media seminar

Parents/guardians are invited to join the Bayside school communities to learn about social media and how to keep teens safe online. Parents/guardians are invited to join the Bayside school communities to learn about social media and how to keep teens safe online. EVENT DETAILS: The Bad, the Ugly & the Good DATE: Monday, November 24, 2014 TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Bayside Secondary School, 1247 Old Highway 2, Belleville Topics to be explored in this free seminar, “The Bad, the Ugly & the Good,” include: Tips to keep your teen safe online Cyberbullying Sexting Positive...
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“Mining Our Business” event will celebrate Marmora mining history

The community is invited to join Marmora Senior Public School in celebrating local mining history on Thursday, November 27, 2014 The community is invited to join Marmora Senior Public School in celebrating local mining history. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Thursday, November 27, 2014 TIME: 5:00 p.m. dinner ($5 per person), 6:30 p.m. showtime LOCATION: Marmora Senior Public School, 91 Madoc Street, Marmora event flyer (pdf) This event is open to the community. Family, friends and neighbours are welcome to for supper, shopping and screening of the the film Price of Gold, The Deloro Mine...
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EVENT: Info Sessions for International Baccalaureate & Foundations Programmes

Students and families are invited to information sessions to learn about two programmes offered at Moira Secondary School. EVENT DETAILS 1. International Baccalaureate Foundations Programme, Grade 9 and 10 DATE: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 TIME: 6:oo p.m. in the Library LOCATION: Moira Secondary School, 275 Farley Avenue, Belleville 2. International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Grade 11 and 12 DATE: Thursday, December 11, 2014 TIME: 6:oo p.m. in the Library LOCATION: Moira Secondary School, 275 Farley Avenue, Belleville At each session, students will share their experiences...
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“Say One Nice Thing” Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week, November 16 to 22, 2014

The Say One Nice Thing campaign provides a way for positive comments or stories about Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board to be shared at schools, the Education Centre and through families and communities. The Ministry of Education has designated the third week of every November as Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week to help promote safer schools and positive learning environments. During Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week, November 16-22, 2014, Ontario students, school staff, families and community partners are encouraged to learn more about bullying...
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School grand opening ceremonies: Harmony PS & Harry J. Clarke PS

Students and staff at two new schools are excited to be part of grand opening celebrations. EVENT DETAILS Harmony Public School DATE: Friday, November 21, 2o14 TIME: 2:15 – 3:150 p.m. LOCATION: Harmony Public School, 626 Harmony Road, Corbyville Harry J. Clarke Public School – Primary Wing Addition  DATE: Monday, November 24, 2014 TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: Harry J. Clarke Public School, 77 Rollins Drive, Belleville Each event will feature student involvement and presentation of commemorative plaques. Invited guests include local dignitaries, architects, contractors,...
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Board Meeting Update #113, November 17, 2014

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, November 17, 2014 at Quinte Mohawk School. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at a next meeting.
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HPEDSB to host gathering on First Nations, Métis and Inuit education

A two-day gathering of individuals who lead Aboriginal Education in school boards across the province is taking place on November 18 and 19, 2014. EVENT DETAILS Two-day provincial gathering for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education leads DATE: November 18 and 19, 2014 LOCATION: Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel Participants will include approximately 130 Aboriginal education leads from Ontario school boards, as well as directors of education, superintendents and various partners First Nation, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) advisory groups from across the province. Organizer Troy Maracle,...
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EVENT: Travis Price, Pink Shirt Day co-founder, to visit schools

As part of Bullying Prevention & Awareness Week, a high-profile guest speaker is coming to Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Travis Price, the co-founder of Pink Shirt Day, will be presenting to students from six secondary schools. Travis Price Visits to Secondary Schools  November 2014 Monday, November 17 Tuesday, November 18 Wednesday, November 19  8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Trenton High School 9:50 – 10:50 a.m.Prince Edward Collegiate Institute 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.Bayside Secondary School 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Moira Secondary School  1:20...
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Tweed students’ question to be asked during the Senate Question Period

Two Grade 8 students found out that asking a question can have a powerful outcome. Megan and Payton, who are in Ian McKendry’s class at Tweed Elementary School sent a letter to the Parliament of Canada asking a question related to the Indian Act and the Constitution Act of 1982. The letter was responded to by Kornelia Mankowski,  Legislative Assistant, Office of the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate,  The Honourable Joan Fraser. Mankowski informed Megan and Peyton that their question will be asked during Question Period on Thursday, November 7, 2014. ‘....

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