Board Meeting Update #55

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, January 25, 2010 at the Education Centre. www.hpedsb.on.ca/ec/aboutus/boardMeetings/boardMeetingUpdates/BoardMeetingUpdate55.html

Open House at Quinte SS for parents/guardians

Parents/guardians of Grade 8 students who will go to Quinte Secondary School in September are invited to an Open House this week. Following on the heels of the student orientation event earlier in the day, the evening session is a time for parents to see first-hand what ‘Life at Quinte’ is...

Upcoming info sessions: Destinations and French Immersion

Destinations Programme for Grade 7 and 8 students Parents, are you looking for an enriched program for your child? Destinations is for students going into Grade 7 and 8. Destinations is for motivated, curious students who have good work habits and want to be involved in a challenging, enriched environment. Learn...

Grade 8s to get a sneak peak of high school on January 28, 2010

Grade 8 students are looking forward to visiting secondary schools later this week. The annual Grade 8 Orientation Day is scheduled for Thursday, January 28, 2010 with the following day planned as the ‘snow date.’ Some of the activities include: Sessions with teachers in different subject...

Schools get ready to celebrate Family Literacy Week

District schools are celebrating reading, writing and comprehension during Family Literacy Week, January 25 to 29, 2010. Events are planned at many schools. List of upcoming school events (pdf file) Improvement in literacy is a major focus in all HPEDSB schools. One of the ways this is being done...

Potential labour disruption affecting Boldrick buses

Tri-Board Student Transportation Services and its member school boards, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) and the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB), are issuing the following advisory as it pertains to the busing of some of its students. Boldrick...

Destinations Programme Information Night, Tues., January 26

Parents, are you looking for an enriched program for your child? Destinations is for students going into Grade 7 and 8. Destinations is for motivated, curious students who have good work habits and want to be involved in a challenging, enriched environment. Learn more at an information night, Tuesday,...

50+ students perform in ‘The Music Man’

Elementary and secondary school students have teamed up to perform Meredith Wilson’s version of The Music Man. In this timeless on-stage classic, con man Professor Harold Hill goes to River City, Iowa in 1912 looking to make money by selling music instruments to the young boys in the town. His...

Seven schools to offer full-day learning in September 2010

Full-day learning for four- and five-year olds will be available at seven district schools beginning in September 2010. The sites selected are the following: College Street Public School, Trenton, 2 classes Deseronto Public School, Deseronto, 2 classes Earl Prentice Public School, Marmora, 2 classes Madoc...

Adventure Class Open House, Wed., January 20

Enroll your child in the adventure of a lifetime! The Adventure Class is an innovative multi-grade program that emphasizes hands-on learning, real-life discovery, co-operation and parent involvement. This unique, family-based program has older students helping younger students while parents share their...

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