Summer School registration

Summer School is available to Grade 9 to 12 students from Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Dates: Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 31, 2009 Registration: Contact the high school guidance counselor, contact the Summer School office at 613-962-1941, or visit the office beginning June 29th. Please...

Adult Education program graduates +100 students

Congratulations to 107 individuals who graduated from Quinte Adult Education. All are adults over age 18 who achieved an Ontario Secondary School Diploma by completing the required number of secondary school credits. According to program coordinator Julie Jarvis, this number represents the highest number...

Quinte Secondary School profiled for literacy success

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) selected Belleville’s Quinte Secondary School as one of six publicly-funded high schools of the hundreds across Ontario to profile in the Provincial Report on the Results of the 2008–2009 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). The profiled...

Public school board passes balanced budget

A balanced budget has been approved for the 2009-2010 school year. Board members approved a $177.9 million budget that aligns with the district system goals. A transfer from reserve funds will be in order to produce the balanced budget. The scheduled follow-up review of Tri-Board Student Transportation...

Board Meeting Update #50

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, June 15, 2009 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in September.  For more information, please...

Congratulations to teacher Andrew Dickson, Quinte SS

Pictured L to R: Teacher Celine Murdoch, Principal Lisa Vincent, Andrew Dickson and Superintendent Rob McGall. Congratulations to Andrew Dickson, Quinte Secondary School teacher, who was presented with an Associate Teacher of the Year Award from Queen’s University. He was one of only six recipients. Queen’s...

Provincial literacy test results identify areas of focus for improvement

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board released the results of the Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Results indicate that 76% of first-time participating students were successful on the provincial test, as compared to the provincial average of 85%. This represents a...

Congratulations to Great Place Award recipients

Congratulations to 13 individuals who support student achievement and who are held in high esteem through their demonstration of Growing with Character. 8th Annual Great Place Awards The Great Place Awards are the highest form of recognition within Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. These...

Invitation to community forums on Aboriginal Education

Community members are invited to attend an open community forum to talk about voluntary, confidential, Aboriginal student self-identification. Community Forum Dates, Times, Locations Date Time Location Monday, May 11 6:30pm-7:30pm TRENTON Queen Elizabeth Public...