Speaker of the Legislative Assembly to visit public school

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, The Honourable Steve Peters, will visit Sir John A. Macdonald School, accompanied by Leona Dombrowsky, MPP Prince Edward-Hastings. Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Time: 9:00 a.m. Where: Sir John A. Macdonald School, 22 Harder Drive, Belleville Why: The...

Schools celebrate Family Literacy Week

District schools are celebrating reading, writing and comprehension during Family Literacy Week, January 26 to 30, 2009. Events are planned at many schools. List of upcoming events (pdf file) www.hpedsb.on.ca/newsroom/wp-content/uploads/file/literacy_events_jan09.pdf Improvement in literacy is a major...

School board ratifies agreement for secondary school teachers

27 January 2009, Belleville, ON—School board trustees have ratified a four-year collective agreement for the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) – District 29. The collective agreement is for the period September 1, 2008 to August 31, 2012 and affects 500 contract...

Upcoming Parent Information Nights

Destinations Program. Adventure Class. French Immersion. Information Nights are scheduled on the dates shown below.  Parents/guardians and students are invited to attend to learn more about these innovative programs for elementary students. Registration for Adult Education courses is also taking...

CHSS Musical Theatre presents ‘Footloose The Musical’

Do you love musicals and dancing? Be sure to go to a performance of,   Footloose The Musical by Centre Hastings Secondary School students. Performances are February 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2009 in the CHSS Gymnasium. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now through the school office. Call...

Board Meeting Update #44

This update provides a summary of the special public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, January 26, 2009 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in February. www.hpedsb.on.ca/ec/aboutus/boardMeetings/boardMeetingUpdates/BoardMeetingUpdate44.html

Parties reach tentative agreement for secondary school teachers

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) District 29 are pleased to announce the parties have reached a tentative collective agreement for the period September 1, 2008 to August 31, 2012. “This is welcome news,” remarks...

‘The Sound of Music’ on stage at Centennial SS

Is theatre one of your favourite things? If so, you won’t want to miss the Centennial Secondary School production of, The Sound of Music! Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Evening performances are January 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 7:00...

Literacy & Healthy/Active Night at Kente Public School

This family event is open to parents, guardians and students from Kente Public School. What: Literacy & Healthy/Active Night Date and time: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sessions include the following: • Media literacy and Internet safety, with OPP Constable Nicole Lott •...

Bus cancellations due to inclement weather

In the event of inclement weather, bus cancellations or delays will be posted on the Tri-Board Student Transportation Services Web site (http://www.triboard.on.ca). Cancellations or delays will be posted as early as possible in the morning and updated daily. Tri-Board Student Transportation Services...