Life-changing “Kenya dig it?” trip for Quinte SS students

Students from Quinte Secondary School learned so much about the people and culture of Kenya during their “Kenya Dig It” trip in May 2013. They also learned about themselves by realizing they were part of something bigger than simply digging ditches and erecting wells. Submitted by Scott Shortly,...

Trenton High to offer a specialist course in the non-profit sector

Starting in September 2013, students at Trenton High School will have access to a new Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) geared towards the non-profit sector. Trenton High has always been connected to the community. Students regularly fundraise, support food drives and engage in safe schools/bullying...

Join in celebrating National Aboriginal Day, Friday, June 21

Across Canada, National Aboriginal Day is recognized annually on June 21. This date was chosen because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice—the first day of summer and longest day of the year—and because many Aboriginal communities mark this day as a time to celebrate their heritage....

Flags at half-mast to mark National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism, Sunday, June 23

Sunday, June 23, 2013 is recognized as National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. According to the Government of Canada website, The National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism was proclaimed in 2005 and first observed on June 23, 2005, in memory of those who have lost their lives...

EVENT: “Coming Together to the Beat of Our Drums” in Stirling

Students and staff from three schools in Stirling—about 700 people—are coming together for a hand-drumming extravaganza! All are invited to this event.  event flyer EVENT DETAILS DATE: Friday, June 21, 2013 TIME: 12:00 p.m. LOCATION: Stirling Senior Public School, 107 St. James Street, Stirling WHAT:...

Board Meeting Update #96

  This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, June 17, 2013, http://bit.ly/1anaH4X For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

Congratulations to Great Place Awards recipients

Congratulations to Great Place Awards winners who contribute to student achievement and who are held in high esteem through their demonstration of Growing with Character. 12th Annual Great Place Awards The Great Place Awards are the highest form of recognition within Hastings and Prince Edward District...