Updated Jan. 3/14: Information about radon levels at the Sir Winston Churchill site

Updated January 3, 2014: We look forward to welcoming all students back to school on Monday, January 6, 2014. This is a follow-up to the December 23, 2013 information (see below) about elevated radon levels being present in a number of areas at Sir Winston Churchill (SWC), including classrooms. These...

Outstanding paintings by JK students at Queen Victoria School

Young artists are budding at Queen Victoria School. Students in Full-day Kindergarten created stunning paintings of sunflowers using acrylics on canvas. While learning about the genre in 2012, the focus was on creating authentic learning experiences for students. The teaching team of Teacher Glenda Giajnorio...

Flags at half-mast in recogniton of Nelson Mandela’s funeral

Flags at all schools and administrative buildings will be lowered to half-mast from the afternoon of Friday, December 13 to the morning of Monday, December 16, 2013 in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s funeral (taking place in South Africa on Sunday, December 15, 2013). Nelson Mandela was a tireless...

Perfect SAT score for Moira SS IB student, Laura Hatt

Congratulations to Laura Hatt, a Grade 12 student at Moira Secondary School, who achieved a perfect score of 2400 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The test is written by students who apply to universities in the United States. Update at 4:00 p.m., December 13, 2013—Laura Hatt tweeted to say she...

Prince Edward CI students performed to promote women’s rights and gender equality.

Twenty-five students in the Senior Drama class at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute performed “Shine a Light,” an original production, at the CORE Arts Centre in Belleville on December 6, 2013. Students at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute took an active stance recently to contribute to...

Flags at half-mast for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Flags at administrative buildings will be lowered to half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday, December 6, 2013, to mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. Established in 1991...

Fit 2 Learn at Prince Edward CI, physical activity for secondary school students

Updated December 5, 2013: Here are photos from the Fit 2 Learn event at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute this morning. Posted December 2, 2013: Students at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are looking forward to being part of a fun event this week. Students who are participating in the...

Teams Bayside & Quinte paddled to success at cardboard boat races!

Students steer their cardboard boat in a pool during the 2013-2014 Secondary Cardboard Boat Race. Congratulations to students from Bayside and Quinte secondary schools for achieving success at the Skills Canada 2013-2014 Secondary School Cardboard Boat Race event! Team Bayside was awarded a Gold and...

Chair and vice-chair re-elected for another term

Congratulations to Dwayne Inch, re-elected as Chair of the Board, and Dave Patterson, re-elected to Vice-chair of the Board. Each will serve in these roles for a one-year term. Trustee Dwayne Inch was re-elected as chair of the Board and Dave Patterson was re-elected as vice-chair of the Board at the...

Board Meeting Update #102

This update provides a summary of the meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in January 2014.

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