‘Agribition’ shows students where food comes from

Do you know how butter is made? Have you ever milked a cow? Do tractors have GPS—Global Positioning Systems? Grade 4 students will learn answers to these and other agricultural-related questions at the second Agribition (agricultural exhibition). The event will promote healthy living, show children...

Board Meeting Update #61

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, September 27, 2010 at the Education Centre. www.hpedsb.on.ca/ec/aboutus/boardMeetings/boardMeetingUpdates/BoardMeetingUpdate61.html For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell,...

Veridian donates $5,000 to Student Emergency Fund

A $5,000 donation from Veridian, the electricity supplier in Belleville, was recently welcomed by The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation. The funds, raised through the company’s annual golf tournament, will support the foundation’s Student Emergency Fund.  Elaner Pound,...

North Hastings HS celebrated Grade 9s in ‘house’ style

Celebrating school spirit and leadership were the focus of Grade 9 Activity Day festivities at North Hastings High School on Friday, September 17, 2010. All Grade 9 students were matched with a senior student through a peer-to-peer—or P2P—mentor process. Some Grade 10 mentors-in-training...

South Marysburgh Central School community celebrated at Milford Fair

It was a community celebration for young and old! Hundreds came out to participate in the Milford Fair on Saturday, September 18, 2010. Among the attendees were current and former students and staff from South Marysburgh Central School. "When I am at an event in the community I really get a sense...

Quinte SS students break ground on sixth house

Quinte Secondary School students broke ground yesterday on the sixth house they will assist in constructing. The senior students are in the Quinte Student Structures program, a Specialist High Skills Major offered by the school. The program began in 2005 with the first home completed in 2006. Students...

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Queen Victoria School OPEN Monday, September 20, 2010

  This is an important message about Queen Victoria School. The school will be open Monday, September 20, 2010. The broken sewer main has been repaired. All children should go to school as usual on Monday. Local radio stations have been advised and a telephone message has been left at students’...

EQAO results show steady progress

Students of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board showed improvement on Education Quality and Assessment Office (EQAO) provincial assessments written in the spring. “As a school system we have provided students with optimal learning environments, effective tools and strategies for learning....

Troop support is tops at Bayside SS

Kudos to Bayside Secondary School for showing support, respect and caring for troops who are serving overseas. On Friday, September 10, 2010, all students and staff were invited to wear red. This student-initiated event was in recognition of and to raise awareness of the 9th anniversary of the September...

HPEDSB and health unit partner on a free helmet lending program

Thanks to a partnership between the school board and the health unit, more than 100 CSA-approved helmets are available to students. Health and Physical Education Coordinator Ian Boyd spoke with CKWS-TV reporter Erin Howe about why helmets are so important for children and youth who are involved in activities...

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