Board Meeting Update #57

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, March 29, 2010 at the Education Centre. www.hpedsb.on.ca/ec/aboutus/boardMeetings/boardMeetingUpdates/BoardMeetingUpdate57.html

Aquifer recover and bio-binding projects win at regional Science Fair

How does aquifer recovery work? What is bio-binding? Johnathon Butler, Stirling Senior Public School, and Justin Whitaker, Moira Secondary School, know the answers. They are the creators of two award-winning projects at the Quinte Regional Science & Technology Fair. The 51st Annual Quinte Regional...

Earth Hour celebrated in schools and administrative offices

Students and staff demonstrated their commitment to the environment today by participating in Earth Hour. The Ministry of Education and World Wildlife Fund partnered to encourage Ontario-wide participation. Earth Hour uses the simple action of turning off the lights for one hour to deliver a powerful...

$1,100 for cancer from Breadner Elementary

Getting a haircut took on new meaning for some students and staff at Breadner Elementary School. The brave bunch willingly had their heads shaved for Cuts for Cancer. Congratulations to all participants who raised $1,100. For information, please contact: • Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer,...

Students use Skype technology to interact with authors

Interaction between students and award-winning authors will blaze a new trail over the Internet. By using Skype, the children will talk to and see the authors although both parties will be in separate locations. The children will remain in their schools while the authors will be in different parts of...

Do you know an outstanding educator?

Nominations are being accepted for the 2010 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...

JK & SK registration information for September 2010

Starting school is an exciting time for young children and their families. Although September seems like a long way off, it is important to register children now. HPEDSB schools offer alternate day or half day programs for Junior and Senior Kindergarten. Seven schools will also be offering full-day...