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Consultation process extended to September 30, 2016

September 6, 2016—On August 25, 2016, the Ministry of Education released facility condition data for Ontario schools. This information is posted on the Ministry of Education website at: http://edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/fci.html The Facility Condition Index (FCI) is a source of data about the state of school repairs. The Ministry of Education gathers this information in five-year cycles, the last of which took place from 2011 to 2015. The data is routinely used by the Ministry of Education and school boards for planning capital projects and school repairs. FCI information is...
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Results of provincial EQAO assessments for HPEDSB students

September 21, 2016—This release presents student achievement results on the following provincial assessments administered by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO): Primary and Junior (Grade 3 and 6) Reading, Writing & Mathematics Grade 9 Mathematics (Applied and Academic courses) Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) “We’re very pleased to see steady progress over time. We know where we will be focusing our efforts this year, particularly in math and literacy,” said Cathy Portt, Superintendent of Education, Curriculum...
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Parents: Student accident insurance is available

Accidents can happen so easily, especially with children and youth. Each year, thousands of families have to pay medical and dental bills when their children are injured at school, at sporting events, on field trips or even at home. The most minor of accidents can result in major financial responsibilities which exceed or are not covered by OHIP or employer group insurance plans. Student Accident Insurance is a way to protect your family from these unexpected expenses. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has made available information for an Injury and Accidental...
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School board announces new Superintendent of School Climate & Student Well-being Services

Laina Andrews will be joining HPEDSB as Superintendent of Education – School Climate & Student Well-Being Services on October 3, 2016. Photo courtesy of Laina Andrews. September 13, 2016—Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is pleased to announce Laina Andrews as the new Superintendent of Education – School Climate & Well-Being Services. She is taking the place of Mark Fisher who accepted a role with the Durham District School Board in August. “Laina is a dynamic educational leader with experience at the school and district levels. Her passion...
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Board Meeting Update #133

This update provides a summary of the special public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting later this month.
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Listen to Darren McFarlane, Principal, Prince Edward CI about welcoming students to school

Dave McKay from the Grapevine radio show on 99.3, County FM, who is also a former teacher at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute,  interviewed Darren McFarlane, current Principal about the 2016 school year. Darren expresses great pride and excitement about the possibilities and opportunities that Prince Edward Collegiate Institute offers students to achieve positive learning experiences. Listen to a radio interview with Darren McFarlane, Principal at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, on 99.3, County FM. For more information, contact Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer,...
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Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, September 2016

Each month, school newsletters include a one-page insert called Home-School Connections. It describes ways in which families can enhance student learning at home in the areas of literacy; numeracy; healthy, caring schools and improving student learning. This month’s Home-School Connections (pdf file) features: Literacy and Numeracy: Back to School with Picture Books Numeracy: Positive Messages to Encourage Students in Math. For more positive messages and research about math and growth mindset go to Youcubed. Healthy, Caring Schools: Wear an Orange Shirt to school on September...
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Important information about registering your child for school

Get ready to go to school! Welcome new and returning students! Thank you for choosing Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. We look forward to seeing you again—or for the first time—in HPEDSB schools. The first day of school is Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
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Congratulations to Governor General’s Academic Medal recipients for 2015-2106

Congratulations to eight secondary school students who are recipients of the Governor General’s Academic Medal. Amber Zhang, Bayside Secondary School Samantha Bardwell, Centennial Secondary School Tyler-Rose Muirhead, Centre Hastings Secondary School Jacky Or, Moira Secondary School Amarveer Lubana, North Hastings High School Sara Evans, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute Brianna Palmateer, Quinte Secondary School Leslie Fell, Trenton High School Since 1873, the Governor General’s Academic Medal has recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students in Canada....
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Board Meeting Update #132

This update provides a summary of the special public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in September 2016.

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