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Accepting funding applications for Autism Spectrum Disorder Respite

The purpose of this funding is to provide meaningful respite opportunities for families and caregivers who are supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To be eligible, a child must have a diagnosis of a Pervasive Developmental Disorder including: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Rhett’s Syndrome, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.
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Board Meeting Update #116, February 23, 2015

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, February 23, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in March 2015.
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French Immersion & Extended French Information Nights

Parents/guardians are invited to attend an Information Session to find out about French Immersion and Extended French programs. Information Sessions for French Immersion & Extended French FRENCH IMMERSION Tuesday, March 3 Harry J. Clarke Public School, 77 Rollins Drive, Belleville, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 Bayside Public School, 132 Aikins Road, Belleville, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 9 Queen Elizabeth School (Picton), 35 Barker Street, Picton, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. EXTENDED FRENCH Wednesday, March 11 York River Public School, 132 Newkirk Boulevard,...
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Register for Kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten! Starting school is an exciting time for young children and their families. All our elementary schools Full-day Kindergarten for JK and SK. 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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Open House for the Carl Pitman Centre at Stirling PS

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015 the centre core of Stirling Public School (consisting of the learning commons, stage and gym) will be dedicated to Carl Pitman for his leadership and lifelong commitment to making a difference for students and the community. Two events are scheduled, as noted below. EVENT DETAILS Event 1, daytime, with students and by invitation only. Reporters are invited to this event. Please join us for the dedication of the Carl Pitman Centre with Stirling Public School staff, students and special guests. Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Time: 2:30 p.m. to 3:15...
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School board advises of the passing of Larry Whitfield, Trustee for Southeast Hastings

It is with much sadness that we advise of the passing of Larry Whitfield, Trustee for Southeast Hastings on the afternoon of Friday, February 13, 2015. Larry was a new Board member, having been elected in the October 2014 municipal election. “During his short time on the Board, Larry was thoughtful and thorough in his approach to governance. He was eagerly getting to know the schools in his area, learning about the work being done to support student achievement and well-being. All Board members and employees are saddened by his passing,” remarked Dwayne Inch, Chair of the...
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Adventure Class Information Night, Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Get to the heart of your child’s education with a unique experience at elementary school. The Adventure Class is a unique education program where students in Grades 1 – 6 learn with the shared support of teachers, families and the community. The program is offered at Queen Victoria School. Adventure Class brochure (pdf) EVENT DETAILS DATE: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 TIME: 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Queen Victoria School, 46 Pine Street, Belleville TAKEAWAYS: A presentation of the program, the application process, Q&As and classroom tours PROGRAM FEATURES The Adventure...
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Deseronto PS ‘Burp it On’ physical activity challenge goes international!

Are you up for a physical education challenge? Jason Lloyd’s Grade 5/6 class at Deseronto Public School care about the health and well-being of themselves and other children, and are doing something about it. They have designed and are promoting the ‘BURP IT ON’ physical activity challenge. They are hoping it will help promote an increase in healthy active living in today’s youth. What’s it all about? The “BURP IT ON” challenge requires participants to complete a minimum of 50 burpees (BURP is for BURPees), 3 minutes of wall sits, 100...
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Seeking input on school year calendar dates

Each spring school boards are required to establish a school year calendar for the upcoming school year, in accordance with the Education Act and Regulation 304. In establishing its annual calendar, it is the practice of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board to consult with parents/guardians, students, community members and community partners. The proposed dates for the calendar are as follows: First day of school: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Christmas Break: Monday, December 21, 2015 to Friday, January 1, 2016 Mid-winter Break: Monday, March 14, 2016 to Friday,...
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North Hastings HS students achieved success on music exams

Congratulations to students at North Hastings High School who completed Royal Conservatory of Music exams in instrumental music. Grade 9 students McKayla Cybulski, baritone; http://nhhs.hpedsb.on.ca/ tenor saxophone; and Rebecca Busby, flute, each completed the Grade 1 Royal Conservatory exam for their respective instruments. Grade 9 students Trinity Thrower and Sara Switzer, who play the trumpet completed the Grade 4 exam. Grade 10 student Thomas Coghlan completed his Grade 1 bassoon exam, and Grade 11 student Alexandria Mighton, flute, completed her Grade 4 exam. The exams...

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