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Looking for feedback on the new strategic plan

The school board is working through development of a new 5-year strategic plan. The following is proposed content. A designed version will be created once the content is finalized. We welcome your feedback through email to: communications@hpedsb.on.ca Draft 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Vision Students prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow. Mission We create dynamic, inclusive educational experiences that develop capable, confident, curious learners who thrive and contribute to their communities. Strategic priorities Achieving Excellence & Equity Well-Being Leadership...
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Understanding the role of a school board trustee, September 2015

Trustees and student trustees of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. This is the first in a series of articles about school board trustees. A different article will be featured each month. DID YOU KNOW . . . that school trustees were the first democratically elected representatives in Ontario? This is a history that began in 1816. Trustees are the elected/appointed representatives for a defined area. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has 10 trustees. Nine are elected and one is appointed by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. Trustees are collectively...
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School registration dates, first day of school

We are looking forward to welcoming students and staff back to school on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. New to our school board? Here’s how to register your child Please contact your home school to arrange a convenient time to register your child.Elementary schools will be open during the week of August 31, 2015. Secondary schools will be open for new registrations on specific dates at the end of August (scroll down to the table). When you visit the school to register, please bring: A birth certificate or passport as written proof of the child’s date of birth. Immunization...
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New Trenton school construction to begin in early September

Construction of the new Trenton elementary school is a step closer to beginning after a tender for construction was awarded today. Board members approved a $10.3 million contract for Garritano Bros. Ltd. to build the new school, including making modifications to the existing site for parking, bus loading and storm water drainage systems. “With the tender approval today we are on track to start construction in September. We are excited to be at this point of the project,” said Leslie Miller, Superintendent of Business Services. The new school will bring together students...
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Board Meeting Update #121

This update provides a summary of the special public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in September 2015.
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Upcoming meetings to approve a construction tender

Two special public meetings will take place on Thursday, August 13, 2015 for the purpose of approving a tender for the construction of the new Trenton elementary school, as follows: Operations and Finance Committee at 11:00 a.m. Board Meeting immediately following the above meeting. Agendas will be available at each meeting. For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca  
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Congratulations to Governor General’s Academic Medal recipients for 2014-2105

Congratulations to eight secondary school students who are recipients of the Governor General’s Academic Medal. Since 1873, the Governor General’s Academic Medal has recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students in Canada. The medal is awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a high school, college or university. Pierre Trudeau, Tommy Douglas, Kim Campbell, Robert Bourassa, Robert Stanfield and Gabrielle Roy are past recipients. Medals are presented on behalf of the Governor General by participating educational institutions, along...
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Dates schools will be closed during July and August 2015

Below are the dates which elementary schools, secondary schools and the Education Centre will be open or closed during July and August 2015. Education Centre, 156 Ann Street, Belleville Open from Monday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed to the public on Fridays, beginning Friday, July 10 through to Friday, August 28, inclusive. Closed to the public during a 2-week shut-down period beginning Monday, July 27 through to Friday, August 7, inclusive. We will re-open to the public on Monday, August 10. General inquiries: 613.966.1170 or 1.800.267.4350, extension “0” Dates...
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Board Meeting Update #120, June 15, 2015

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in September 2015.
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Moira SS student Ben Bacic selected for provincial advisory council

Ben Bacic, centre, a Grade 11 student at Moira Secondary School, was selected for the Minister’s Student Advisory Council. He is pictured with Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education and Grant Montgomery, Principal. Congratulations to Ben Bacic, Moira Secondary School, who is one of 60 students in the province chosen to be on the Minister of Education’s Student Advisory Council (MSAC). Bacic is going into Grade 12 in September 2015 and is thrilled to be involved. “My experience with student voice initiatives has come in many forms: Speak Up conferences, leadership...

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