School board hosts delegation of UK educators

Eight teachers from England will be visiting the district to learn about the Ontario Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board was approached by the Ministry of Education and was eager to be a host board. HPEDSB is recognized as an Ontario leader...

Mentoring Information Session for principals

This is a reminder of the upcoming Mentoring Information Session. This is an opportunity for experienced principals (three years or more) to learn more about formal mentoring and district expectations around the mentoring of newly appointed school leaders. If you choose to take on a mentoring role additional...

‘Stream of dreams’ coming to Queen Victoria School

Students at Queen Victoria School will soon create a colourful outdoor display to beautify their yard. The Stream of Dreams Program is a watershed education and community art project aimed at educating about the life and function of their watersheds while dazzling with the charm of community art. "We...

Students enthused about French culture and music show

Elementary students from four local schools will be getting a glimpse of French culture, music and high school life by attending a performance by the Silk Road performing ensemble. Grade 7s and 8s from Bayside Public School and Harry J. Clarke Public School will take a trip to Bayside Secondary School...

Workshop: Parents as Life Coaches

For parents/guardians of children in Grades 6 to 12 This informative session will assist parents/guardians in understanding the language of the Internet, cell phones, texting and the drug culture. Parents ...

Agribition reconnects children to agriculture

Over the past two days, Grade 4 students have experienced Ontario agriculture through hands-on activities and demonstrations. The first Agribition in the region drew 800 children to the Hastings County Agricultural Museum. The event promotes healthy living, shows children where food comes from and...

Deseronto principal participates in tolerance workshop

Elementary school principal Vic Roy had a life-changing experience recently when he participated in a two-day workshop about fostering better relationships between different cultures. Roy is principal of Deseronto Public School (DPS), which is geographically located at the centre of a land claim dispute...

Centre Hastings SS honours former teachers

Athletic field dedicated to the Cookes On Wednesday, October 8th Centre Hastings Secondary School will honour two former teachers by dedicating the school athletic field to them. Rob and Irene Cooke taught and coached at Centre Hastings for over 60 years collectively, before retiring in June of 2007. Centurions...

School board welcomes international students, celebrates diversity

Promoting a culture of inclusion, valuing differences and providing opportunities for all to participate are commitments of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB). The board’s Equity and Diversity Committee has planned a get-together for newcomers to Canada and international...