Construction on the new Tweed school is underway!

Principal Susan Carleton-Maines welcomes studentsand special guests to the groundbreaking assembly. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Tweed-Hungerford Senior Public School today, October 31, 2012, to celebrate construction o the new school. Dozens of community partners and hundreds of students attended...

Students involved in manufacturing programs featured in national magazine

One-page article from “Shop Metalworking Technology” magazine, online at http://shopmetaltech.dgtlpub.com/ (jump to page 60 at the link, in the top-right corner). Gaining knowledge and experience in the trades are opportunities available to today’s youth. Students wanting to go into...

Upcoming event: Groundbreaking ceremony for new Tweed school

Pictured: Student Skyla Hawleydrew the illustration for the invitation. Students and staff in Tweed are excited about construction starting on their new school. They are hosting a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 TIME: 10:30 a.m. LOCATION: Tweed-Hungerford...

Executive members elected for the Parent Involvement Committee

Members of the 2012-2013 Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) were elected at the PIC annual general meeting held Tuesday, October 23, 2012. 2012-2013 Executive members Chair: Paul Covert Vice-chair: Heather Zantingh Secretary: Diane Bolton Community representatives: Lisa Lalonde, Dave MacMullen and Bridget...

Vote for Queen Elizabeth School (Picton) to receive $5,000

Out of numerous entries, Queen Elizabeth School (Picton) is one of the five finalists in the $5,000 McDougall Family Fund Community Initiative. The school council is working to create outdoor learning spaces for students that will support curriculum, environmental stewardship and beautify the school...

Board Meeting Update #87

This update provides a summary of the public Board Meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, October 22, 2012, http://bit.ly/QCD70x For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

Flags flown at half mast in memory of Lincoln Alexander

Flags at all schools and at the Education Centre will be flown at half mast in memory of Lincoln Alexander, the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Lincoln Alexander became Canada’s first black Member of Parliament in 1968 and served as Ontario’s lieutenant-governor from 1985 to 1991. ...

Join in celebrating Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Education Appreciation Day on October 24

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, is celebrated as Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day in Ontario. It is a time to recognize the skills and commitment of employees who engage with young children. At Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, early childhood educators are...

31 years of Terry Fox involvement at Bird’s Creek Public School

Students at Bird’s Creek Public School truly care about others. Recently all students and staff participated in the annual Terry Fox Run and raised $1,800 for the Terry Fox Foundation. The school has participated for the past 31 years, 28 of which involved fundraising. Congratulations to everyone...

Celebrate Educational Assistant Appreciation Day on October 17

Educational Assistant Appreciation Day at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is recognized on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Educational assistants perform an important role in our schools and are a vital part of our school district. They are dedicated professionals who work in diverse roles...

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