Think Day event a huge success at Moira Secondary School

  Moira Secondary School arranged Think Day, a successful transitional event for students that happened in May, 2010. A motivational presentation and live band was put on by Absolute Leadership Development (ALD). The presentation and music was well-received by students and staff. The event began...

Centre Hastings Secondary School student receives an honourable mention

  Congratulations to Kathryn Lupton, a Grade 12 student from Centre Hastings Secondary School for receiving an honourable mention in The Learning Partnership’s Turning Points Essay Contest. The Learning Partnership received 8,865 essay entries for the Turning Points Essay Contest and Kathryn...

Board Meeting Update #59

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the Education Centre. www.hpedsb.on.ca/ec/aboutus/boardMeetings/boardMeetingUpdates/BoardMeetingUpdate59.html For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell, Communications...

Moira SS student awarded $48,500 for Canada’s best science fair project

Congratulations to Justin Whitaker, a Grade 12 student at Moira Secondary School, for being awarded the highest honour at Canada Wide Science Fair. His project, Bio-Binding: A Microbial Precipit-Action, was the top prize at the national event. Whitaker received $48,500 in awards in the form of scholarships...

‘Our Schools, Our Voices’ event is sure to be a success!

A year-end celebratory event is planned for 80 secondary school students. Our Schools, Our Voices has been planned by the Student Voice Committee. This committee is made up of two students from each secondary school, their Student Success teachers and the central Student Success leader. They have met...

Congratulations to Skills Canada – Ontario competition winners

Congratulations are in order for students from Centennial Secondary School and Quinte Secondary School. They competed in the Skills Canada – Ontario Technological Skills Competition and achieved award-winning status. Edward Tse, Centennial Secondary School, won silver in the Photography category. The...

Students raise nearly $10,000 for Local Food Banks and Bayside’s Food for Learning Program

  Over 130 students at Bayside Secondary School (BSS) went without food for 24 hours on May 14 to 15 to raise as much money and awareness as possible about hunger in the Quinte area through Meal Exchange’s 24 4 Hunger (24 4H) campaign. As part of the event, students were involved in activities...

Quinte SS students raised $4,000 for cancer

Quinte Secondary School students and staff care about their community. They recently raised $4,000 through a Cuts for Cancer event. A total of 12 students and staff fundraised to have their heads shaved and ponytails chopped off! In addition, money was raised spontaneously throughout the event for eager...

2010 Voices from the Forest event

  The event "Voices from the Forest" was created to encourage, support and celebrate student readers in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) secondary schools. In 2009, HPEDSB held a local event at the Education Centre. At the event authors conducted readings and spoke...

Music festivals and school performances are in full swing!

Spring is the time of year when student music festivals and school performances are in full swing. Students and staff have been rehearsing to perfect speaking and singing parts, dances and playing instruments. Behind-the-scenes activities for putting the final touches on costumes, set design, promotional...

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