Grade 4s participate in Quinte Children’s Water Festival

An event to enhance children’s awareness of water is the first of its kind in the Quinte area. The Quinte Children’s Water Festival will be a hands-on educational experience for Grade 4 students. The focus is to enhance children’s attitudes and awareness of the importance of water and...

Retirees to be celebrated at annual retirement reception

School board retirees will be honoured at an upcoming retirement reception. This celebratory event recognizes employees who will be leaving the employ of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Date: Monday, June 1, 2009 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Education Centre, 156 Ann Street, Belleville All...

Board Meeting Update #49

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, May 25, 2009 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in June.   For more information,...

Two public schools slated for closure

Two public schools are slated to close, as approved by trustees at a public Board meeting on May 25, 2009. Bancroft Public School and Sir Mackenzie Bowell Public School in Belleville will close in June 2011. Until that time, both will remain open and will continue to provide the same quality of programming...

HPEDSB students win medals at Canada Wide Science Fair

Congratulations to Moira Secondary School student Olivia Geen, and Stirling Senior Public School student Michael Brogee, for being finalists at the Canada Wide Science Fair. Geen received two bronze medals in the Earth & Environmental Sciences and Environmental Innovation categories for her project...

Calling for nominations for 8th Annual Great Place Awards

What makes Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board A Great Place to Learn and A Great Place to Work? The people who are involved with it! Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Great Place Awards. This prestigious awards program recognizes...

Congratulations to David Reed, 2009 Sir Mackenzie Bowell Educator of the Year

The Education Week Committee is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Educator of the Year Award, Mr. David Reed, Teacher, Centennial Secondary School. Mr. Reed is a music teacher at Centennial and has been inspiring students through the Arts for 10 years. He is the...

May 4th is Music Monday

Celebrate music in Belleville at Market Square from 12:30 – 1:10 p.m. Teacher Dave Reed and the Centennial Secondary School vocalists will lead the assembled schools in Sing, Sing, this year’s Music Monday song written by Serena Ryder. All will be singing this song as part of the Canada-wide...

School board and community partners introduce new Community Threat Assessment Protocol

The school board and community partners are committed to creating safe school environments for students, staff, volunteers and visitors. During recent months, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and 29 community partners have collaborated to establish a Community Threat Assessment Protocol...

Moira SS 50th Anniversary, May 8 – 10, 2009

Moira Secondary School is proud of its rich history of fostering excellence in academics, the arts, technology and athletics. In May 2009 the school community will acknowledge and applaud 50 years of educational service to the students. Celebrations will occur from May 8 to May 10 to recognize the role...