Board Meeting Update #93

This update provides a summary of the Public Board of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, March 25, 2013, http://bit.ly/YB2bKg For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

Mandy Savery-Whiteway selected as new director of education

Superintendent Mandy Savery-Whiteway was selected as the new director of education, effective July 1, 2013. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has selected Mandy Savery-Whiteway as the new Director of Education. Savery-Whiteway, presently a superintendent of education at HPEDSB, succeeds...

‘Have your say’ at upcoming community meetings in Bancroft, Madoc, Picton, Belleville and Trenton

We invite you to ‘have your say’ at public regional community meetings in Bancroft, Madoc, Picton, Belleville and Trenton. Parents/guardians and the community are invited to come to these meetings to: Learn about the current priorities for the school board. Provide input on the priorities...

Student Jeremy Davies, Moira SS, received prestigious university scholarship

Congratulations to Jeremy Davies, Moira Secondary School, for receiving a Queen’s University Chancellor Entrance Scholarship. Davies is one of only 50 students in Canada to receive this prestigious award. Students chosen to receive this scholarship must maintain an overall average exceeding 90%,...

A trip to Vimy Ridge for student Abigail Reid, Centennial SS

Congratulations to Abigail Reid, Centennial Secondary School, for winning a one-week trip to Vimy Ridge in April. Reid, a Grade 11 student, wrote an essay for Canada’s History magazine. She was selected as one of 20 students from across Canada to win the Vimy Pilgrimage Award for 2013. According...

54th Annual Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair

Organizers of the 54th Annual Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair are excited about the upcoming event. They are expecting approximately 150-200 students to exhibit more than 80 projects which demonstrate skills and concepts across a range of engineering and science disciplines. EVENT DETAILS DATE:...

Calling for nominations for Educator of the Year—the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Educator of the Year, also known as the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Award. Students, colleagues, parents/guardians, community partners and the general public are invited to submit award nominations for any person who has made an outstanding contribution to education...

Enrol your child at an HPEDSB school

Starting school is an exciting time for young children and their families. Register your child with Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board to ensure success in school! To register at an elementary school (pdf, list of schools), please call ahead to make an appointment. Teacher Cory Anderson...

Students invite you see the new Learning Commons at Prince of Wales PS

Prince of Wales Public School is inviting the community to the grand opening of the new Learning Commons at the school. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Friday, March 8, 2013 TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The highlight of the morning will be the unveiling of local artist Chris Cromwell’s ‘Wall to Wall Optimism’...

Quinte SS students prepare for a trip to Kenya in May

Senior students from Quinte Secondary School will be traveling to Kenya in May, specifically the Maasai Mara Region. Once there, students will meet and learn from the local elders and community leaders, walk with women to draw water, learn Swahili each day and help build a school for children in need....