50th Quinte Regional Science & Technology Fair

The annual Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair is just a week away. This year marks the 50th anniversary of this event. Date: Saturday, April 4, 2009 Location: Quinte Mall, Belleville Time: 9:30 to 5:00 p.m. (approximately) Participants include elementary and secondary students. Exhibits for...

Special Public Board Meeting

A Special Public Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 6 at 4:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to ratify the collective agreement for Hastings & Prince Edward Occasional Teachers Local. The tentative agreement covers approximately 300 elementary occasional teachers for the period September...

Do you know an outstanding educator?

Nominations are being accepted for the 2009 Educator of the Year. This award, also known as the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Award, is presented to a person who has demonstrated meritorious service to education in Hastings County or Prince Edward County. The nominee must be active in education during the current...

‘Transitions’ film/animation festival for students

Secondary school students are invited to submit entries to the second annual board-wide film and animation festival. TRANSITIONS event details Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009 Time: 6:00 pm Location: Centennial Secondary School Entry guidelines Each school can submit a maximum of four entries in total...

High school students to perform with jazz greats

Performing with some of the nation’s top jazz artists is an experience that budding musicians crave. Students from Bayside Secondary School and Centennial Secondary School will soon have chance to do just that! An upcoming day-long workshop will partner student jazz bands with professional musicians...

Child behaviour seminar for parents and staff

Renowned child behavior expert Ron Morrish is coming to the district later this month. His refreshing presentation will provide many practical strategies for teaching children to be responsible and co-operative. Learn how to discipline without all the deal-making, arguments and confrontations. Date:...

Parents as Life Coaches workshop

Parents/guardians of children in Grades 6-12 are invited to attend this information-packed workshop. It will review parenting strategies for children aged 12-18. Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Location: Education Centre, 156 Ann Street, Belleville, Ontario Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Registration required. Complete...

Breadner Elementary presents . . . 101 Dalmations

Are dogs running loose at the school? No, not really. Breadner Elementary School students are rehearsing for their version of the Disney classic 101 Dalmations! More than 85 SK to Grade 8 students are involved! Performance dates: Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12, 2009 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location:...

Public concert: Tafelmusik Orchestra’s “The Galileo Project”

World-famous Tafelmusik Orchestra presents “The Galileo Project” in two 55-minute performances. These are public concerts. Date: Wednesday, March 4th Time: 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Location: Calvary Temple, 679 Dundas Street West, Belleville This exciting multi-media performance blends science...

Parties reach tentative agreement for occasional teachers

2 March 2009, Belleville, ON—A tentative agreement has been reached between the public school board and elementary occasional teachers. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and Hastings & Prince Edward Occasional Teachers Local came to terms last Friday. The tentative agreement...