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Construction at Marmora Senior Public School to begin in June 2017

May 24, 2017—Construction of the addition and renovations at Marmora Senior Public School will begin in June now that a construction tender was recently awarded. Board members approved a $4.5 million contract for Garritano Brothers Ltd. to do the work. “With the tender approved, the contractor is...
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Board Meeting Update #143: May 23, 2017

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, May 23, 2017 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in June 2017.
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New date for Centre Hastings ARC final recommendation report

May 18, 2017—A new date has been scheduled for the Student Enrolment/School Capacity Committee to meet to prepare the final recommendation for the Centre Hastings accommodation review. The new date is Monday, June 12, rescheduled from Tuesday, May 23. June 12 was already scheduled for final recommendations...
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Teaching team receives prestigious Certificate of Achievement

Susie Sewell-Charles Sheryl Parker May 18, 2017—Congratulations to Sheryl Parker and Susie Sewell-Charles, teachers at Queen Victoria School in Belleville. They were awarded a Certificate of Achievement through the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence. Parker and Sewell-Charles team-teach...
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Congratulations to the 2017 Great Place Awards recipients

May 16, 2017—Congratulations to Great Place Awards recipients who contribute to student achievement and well-being, and who are held in high esteem through their demonstration of the Growing with Character core values. 16th Annual Great Place Awards The Great Place Awards are the highest recognition...
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Graduation rates increase for HPEDSB

May 11, 2017—Graduation rate is a key indicator of student success. The current data indicates an increase in the number of students who graduated in 2016 compared to 2015. For Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, the five-year rate for students who graduated in June 2016 was 76.2% which...
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Information for families about “13 Reasons Why” Netflix series

May 10, 2017—Netflix recently released 13 Reasons Why, a series based on a novel by Jay Asher. The series depicts the story of a high school student who dies by suicide, leaving behind 13 cassette recordings that share the events that she perceives led to her death. The series is graphic and sensationalizes...
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10th Annual Student Benefit Auction, Thursday, May 11, 2017

All are welcome to attend the 10th Annual Student Benefit Auction. Tickets are $20. Proceeds to Food for Learning to support nutrition programs in schools. May 3, 2107—Food for Learning is preparing to host the 10th Annual Student Benefit Auction. This event is to raise funds to support student nutrition...
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27th Celebration of Dance, Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017—Excitement is building among students about the upcoming Celebration of Dance. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (rain date is the next day) TIME: 11:30 a.m. LOCATION: Zwick’s Park (location changed due to flooding at Belleville Fairgrounds) It’s all about being active...
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“Ontario 150” is the theme for Education Week 2017

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...

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