Four-year collective agreement for elementary teachers

School board trustees and elementary teachers have ratified a four-year collective agreement for between Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Hastings-Prince Edward Local.  The collective agreement is for the period September...

5,000+ students celebrated dance!

Celebration of Dance has become a spring tradition with students in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and this year was no different. Today more than 5,000 children from 50 schools and two school boards converged on the Belleville Fairgrounds for the 19th Celebration of Dance. Students...

Board Meeting Update #48 – April 27, 2009

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, April 27, 2009 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in May.    

Tentative collective agreement for elementary teachers

A tentative collective agreement has been reached between Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and elementary teachers represented by ETFO Hastings-Prince Edward Local. The tentative agreement covers the period September 1, 2008 to August 31, 2012 and covers approximately 610 employees. ...

Stirling Senior Public School presents “Annie Junior!”

The Annie theme song, Tomorrow! Tomorrow! I love you, Tomorrow! You’re always a day away! is familiar to many. Under the direction of an ambitious group of teachers and energetic students, Stirling Senior Public School will present the musical Annie Junior! Based on the popular comic strip, Annie...

‘Reading matters’ to Quinte SS and Chapters

If you enjoy listening to vocal and instrumental music, read on! Quinte Secondary School students will be performing at Chapters (Belleville). The event is a fundraiser to support literacy in the high school and the elementary feeder schools. Date: Monday, April 20, 2009 Location: Chapters, Quinte Mall,...

Bayside PS presents ‘Beauty & the Beast, Jr.!’

Bayside Public School students in Grades 5 to 8 are proud to present the theatrical production Beauty & the Beast Jr.! Audiences will be transported to a lovely French provincial town where the brainy and beautiful Belle lives with her father, a dotty inventor. Belle yearns to escape her provincial...

Dual Credits program provides reach-ahead options

Finishing high school and starting college became linked more closely this year courtesy of a new Ministry of Education initiative. The Dual Credits program allows students to earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training. Hastings and Prince Edward District...

Vice-principal volunteers to ‘dance with the stars’

Not many can say they have danced with the stars. But that is just what Hillcrest School Vice-Principal David Fry will be doing next month. Fry is a volunteer participant in the Quinte Dancing with the Stars event. He will be dancing with Charity Brown from Quinte Broadcasting. The event is a fundraiser...

Teacher honoured with Science award

Congratulations to Scott Berry, teacher at Susanna Moodie Elementary School, who was recently honoured with a national award. Mr. Berry was one of seven Canadians to receive the Youth Science Canada Distinguished Services Award by the National Science Fair Committee. The award was presented at the recent...

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