Teacher Rob Garden to receive Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Rob Garden, teacher at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, who has been selected as recipient of the 2012 Educator of the Year Award. In the 45 years the award has been presented, Garden is the youngest recipient. The award is also known as the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Award. He will be...

Guest speaker Diana Juricevic on the topic of Canada & Global Citizenship

A partnership between the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation and Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board will bring Diana Juricevic to our community on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 TIME:...

Opening ceremonies at four schools

Students at four schools are excited to be part of celebrations at their schools. Ceremonies to formally dedicate recently-constructed additions or renovations are scheduled in May. EVENT DETAILS Sir John A. Macdonald School DATE: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 TIME: 2:00 p.m., Opening Ceremony followed by an...

For parents: workshop to improve youth self-esteem, empower you

Interactive workshop about raising confidence in youth and empowering parents Raising children can be challenging. If you are a parent/guardian who is feeling overwhelmed or defeated raising children, read on! Moira Secondary School is hosting How to Raise Confident and Motivated Kids, a 2-hour workshop...

For parents/community: workshop to improve classroom behaviour

Workshop for parents of and those who work with children with special needs If you are a parent/guardian of a child with special needs or someone who works with special needs children, you may be interested in an upcoming daytime workshop: "Working Together for Success and Improving Classroom Behaviour." ...

For parents: workshop about using iPods in classrooms

"All i’s On Learning" will be a fun and interactive event for parents/guardians Parents/guardians are invited to All i’s On Learning, an informative and interactive workshop featuring student learning experiences through use of iPods and 21st Century skills development. event flyer Follow...

4-time Olympian Jayna Hefford visited Centre Hastings SS

Students at Centre Hastings Secondary School were thrilled to meet Jayna Hefford, a women’s ice hockey player. The 4-time Olympic champion and 3-time gold medalist gave a motivational message to the student body on Tuesday, April 24. Hefford spoke of her personal journey, as well as that of the...

Board Meeting Update #81

This update provides a summary of the public Board Meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, March 26, 2012, bit.ly/JyhJrH For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

“Stop the Bullying” presentation for students of Armed Forces families

Performer Maria Hawkins will be presenting “Stop the Bullying," a music-driven motivational presentation for students. The performance supports character development of students who are members of Armed Forces families. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TIME: 2:00 p.m. LOCATION:...

Flying eggs and electrical challenges at the Science Olympics

Students in Science classes are going to the Olympics early and won’t have to wait until the summer! Quinte Secondary School will be hosting the Science Olympics on Thursday, April 26, 2012. This event will showcase Junior and Senior Science students from all eight secondary schools.  Students...

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