French Immersion Information Sessions, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 (rescheduled)

French Immersion offers students the opportunity to become bilingual in a second language. It starts in Grade 4 and continues through secondary school. The best French Immersion success comes from students . . . Bonjour mon nom est Mathew and je veux te dire pourquoi je suis en immersion française....

Media event: Groundbreaking ceremony at Sir John A. Macdonald School

A groundbreaking ceremony is being planned for Sir John A. Macdonald School. The school is undergoing renovations and an addition will be added to accommodate additional students in September 2011. MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ARE INVITED TO A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY DATE: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 TIME: 2:00...

Board Meeting Update #65

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, January 24, 2011 at the Education Centre.   www.hpedsb.on.ca/ec/aboutus/boardMeetings/boardMeetingUpdates/ BoardMeetingUpdate65.html   For more information, please contact:...

21st Century learning at Susanna Moodie Elementary

Celebrating literacy and 21st Century learning will be the focus of a family-oriented event at Susanna Moodie Elementary School. COMMUNITY NIGHT OF LEARNING DATE: Thursday, January 27, 2011 TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Book Fair; 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. family activities LOCATION: Susanna Moodie...

Centre Hastings SS presents ‘Guys and Dolls’

Get ready to be entertained with dazzling dancing and spectacular singing! Centre Hastings Secondary School presents Guys and Dolls, a musical you won’t want to miss! DATES: Tuesday, February 1 through to Friday, February 4, inclusive TIME: 7:30 p.m. LOCATION: Centre Hastings Secondary School,...

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ musical at Centennial SS

Centennial Secondary School presents Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In this well-known musical, the adventures of young Charlie Bucket are followed as he makes his way through the chocolate factory of the eccentric chocolatier, Willy Wonka. The Oompa Loompas have been recruited from far and wide...

Bayside Secondary School student named to advisory position

Congratulations to Christian McLary, Bayside Secondary School, who has been named to the Minister’s Advisory Council on Special Education. The formal invitation, which came directly from Minister Dombrowsky on December 9, 2010, asked Christian to take the three-year appointment as the only student...

Prince of Wales Public School won ‘green’ for being green!

 Congratulations to Prince of Wales Public School, one of 20 schools in Ontario to win $1,000 to put towards school-based projects. Students and staff prevented roughly 50 tonnes of waste from going to landfills. That is the equivalent of seven municipal garbage trucks filled with waste! During...