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#hpecod, 25th Celebration of Dance, Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Excitement is building among students about the upcoming Celebration of Dance. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 (rain date is the next day) TIME: 11:30 a.m. LOCATION: Belleville Fairgrounds It’s all about being active and having fun. That’s the purpose of Celebration of Dance. If you have never seen it, try to get there. You will see thousands of students dancing in unison, dressed in their school colours and having fun! Ten dances are in the line-up this year: Dynamite Cotton Eyed Joe Happy Crazy Frog YMCA Treasure (created by Athol-South Marysburgh Public School) Move...
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How to apply for post-secondary scholarships

Did you know that students can apply for scholarships to help pay for post-secondary education? Applications are due soon. Scholarships are available for demonstration of character or stewardship, student achievement or involvement at school or in the community. To get started, students can talk with someone in their school’s Guidance or Student Services office. Our expert staff can let students know about scholarship opportunities and answer any questions. Remember, application dates vary and some are due soon, so it’s a good time to start now! For more information, please...
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Celebrate music across Canada: “Music Monday” is May 4, 2015

Students across the district are eager to sing on Monday, May 4, 2015. That is the date of the annual Music Monday event when one song is performed by students across the country at the same time through different time zones. The song for Music Monday this year is “We Are One” by musician and songwriter Connor Ross. Music Monday is celebrated on the first Monday of May each year as part of Education Week. . 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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“Achieving Excellence: Moving Forward in Math” is the theme for Education Week

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 4 – 8, 2015. The provincial theme is “Achieving Excellence: Moving Forward in Math.” The French version is < Atteindre l’excellence – Pleins feux sur les mathématiques. > All schools will be celebrating Education Week with performances,...
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8th Annual Student Benefit Auction, Thursday, April 30, 2015

All are welcome to attend the 8th Annual Student Benefit Auction on Thursday, April 30, 2015. This is a fundraiser for student nutrition programs. Food for Learning is preparing to host the 8th Annual Student Benefit Auction. This event is to raise funds to support student nutrition programs throughout Hastings County and Prince Edward County. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Thursday, April 30, 2015 TIME: 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. LOCATION: Avaya Canada, 250 Sidney Street, Belleville TICKETS: $20, see below for purchase details This exciting event is truly a ‘students helping students’ event....
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Centennial SS presents “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Have you ever wondered what is like at the bottom of a rabbit hole? Centennial Secondary School presents Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a colourful and fantastical tour of Belleville’s very own wonderland. EVENT DETAILS DATES: May 7, 8, 9, 2015 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) TIME: 7:00 p.m.MATINEE: Sunday, May 10 at 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: Centennial Secondary School, 160 Palmer Avenue, Belleville TICKETS: Adults $15, students and seniors $10, available at Centennial Secondary School, Red Ball Radio or the Quinte Arts Council. For more information, please contact: Kerry...
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Stirling Public School presents “Peter Pan Junior”

Students at Stirling Public School are putting the final touches on their upcoming performance of “Peter Pan Junior.” EVENT DETAILS DATE: May 5, 6, 7, 2015 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Stirling Public School, 107 St. James Street TICKETS: $5, available in advance at Stirling Public School or at the door Plot summary Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, Disney’s Peter Pan Junior is a modern version of the classic tale about a boy who would not grow up. Students will perform popular musicals such as “Following...
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Modern learning facility coming to the Trenton community

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is excited about the facility renewal advancements being made to create outstanding learning environments in our district. This is to provide an update on construction of the new Trenton elementary school. It will bring together students from Breadner Elementary School, College Street Public School and Queen Elizabeth Public School. “We are very fortunate to have a new, modern learning facility being built in the Trenton community. Our new Trenton elementary school,  Kindergarten – Grade 8, will be a state-of-the-art...
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Board Meeting Update #118

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, April 27, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in May 2015.
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EVENT: Free e-waste drop-off at Prince Edward CI, Saturday, April 25, 2015

Students in the Environmental Club at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are holding an electronics waste fundraiser. This event will be a fundraiser for Loyalist Humane Society, and provides a safe way for community members to dispose of electronics. DATE: Saturday, April 25, 2015 LOCATION: Back of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, 41 Barker Street, Picton TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Community members are invited to drop off unwanted, outdated or broken electronics waste for free. All proceeds will go to the Loyalist Humane Society. Examples of electronic waste items Floor...

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