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EVENT: Bayside Public School presents “The Lion King Jr.”

Bayside Public School presents “The Lion King Jr.” April 13, 2017—Bayside Public School students in grade 5 to 8 are proud to present the theatrical production of Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” EVENT DETAILS DATES: Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 27, 2017 TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Bayside Secondary School, Cafetorium, 1247 Old Highway 2, Belleville TICKETS: $8, available from the school, 613.962.0694 or can be purchased at the door Story outline In Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” the African Savannah comes to life onstage...
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Presenting the Trenton High School Spring Arts Extravaganza

Trenton High School is hosing a Spring Arts Extravaganza to launch their art gallery and celebrate the Arts. April 13, 2017—Trenton High School is hosting an Spring Arts Extravaganza to launch their new art gallery and celebrate the Arts. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 TIME: 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Trenton High School, 15 Fourth Avenue, Trenton Trenton High School students are proud to showcase their artistic talents in various forms. This event will include the following: Student artwork Music performances Drama presentations Student crafts   Student crafts...
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I G.E.T. IT—Girls Exploring Trades

April 11, 2017—On April 12, 150 high school girls will participate in an event to explore non-traditional trades for women. Girls often do not connect with career opportunities that exist in the trades for them. The trades are not “a man’s world”. Women perform just as well as men in the trades. Women also bring many additional skills and perspectives, such as collaborative communication styles, great attention to detail and empathy, which are recognized by many employers in the trades as important and valuable. (Ontario College of Trades) 8 Wing/Canadian Forces Base...
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Join in recognizing Day of Pink, Wednesday, April 12, 2017

April 11, 2017 – Day of Pink will be celebrated around the world on Wednesday, April 12. It is a time to recognize diversity, understanding differences and respecting one another. Locally, the mission in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is to create dynamic, inclusive education experiences that develop capable, confident, curious learners who thrive and contribute to their communities. Through this mission, we demonstrate our commitment to creating welcoming, inclusive, save and accepting learning environments that optimize students’ potential. I know that schools are prepared...
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“Ontario 150” is the theme for Education Week 2016

April 10, 2017—Education Week takes place during the first full week in May. It is an annual event celebrated by school boards and schools across the province. It is a time for students, educators, employees, families and communities to celebrate teaching excellence and student achievement and well-being. This year, Education Week is May 1 – 5, 2017. The provincial theme is “Ontario 150” in recognition of both Canada’s and Ontario’s 150th anniversary. All schools will be celebrating Education Week with performances, activities or guest presenters. For more...
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Take the Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres survey

April 6, 2017 – Prince Edward County, The County of Lennox and Addington and Hastings County invite families to complete an online survey about programs and services within Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres in 2018. The survey gathers opinions on programs for families and their children aged 0-6 years old. The information collected will provide an opportunity to ensure that new centres continue to meet the needs of families and children. The survey takes 10 minutes to complete and is confidential. Prince Edward County and The County of Lennox and Addington...
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Calling for nominations for 16th Annual Great Place Awards

April 3, 2017—Do you know someone who contributes to the achievement and well-being of students at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board? Consider nominating them for a Great Place Award. Great Place Awards are the highest recognition at HPEDSB. They honour and celebrate individuals or groups who have made significant contributions to student achievement and well-being. Nominations are accepted for students, employees, parents/guardians, volunteers and community partners—anyone who makes a positive difference in students’ educational experiences or lives. Past...
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French Immersion expands to five schools for September 2017

April 10, 2017—The number of schools hosting French Immersion programs will increase in September 2017 based on local interest. Two schools will be added, bringing the total to five. Extended French will continue to be offered at one school in North Hastings. New FI schools for September 2017 Madoc Public School,  1 class Prince Charles Public School (Trenton),  1 class Existing FI schools for September 2017 Bayside Public School, 2 classes plus a wait list Harry J. Clarke Public School,  2 classes Queen Elizabeth School (Picton), 1 class Existing Extended French school...
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Join in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day, Sunday, April 2, 2017

Sunday, April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to develop and increase world knowledge about autism. As educators and support staff of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, we have chosen a profession that is in the service of students. As described in the Achieving Excellence & Equity and Well-Being priorities in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, through our daily interactions with students, their families, community partners and each other, we provide programs and services to help each success while creating welcoming, safe and inclusive learning environments...
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Board Meeting Update #140: March 27, 2017

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in April 2017.

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