Board Meeting Update #107

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in May 2014.

Join in recognizing National Day of Mourning

Message from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education, in recognition of National Day of Mourning. Across Canada, National Day of Mourning is recognized annually on April 28. It is a time to commemorate workers who have been injured or whose lives have been lost through traumatic workplace incidents. According...

April 28: “Social Media and Our Kids: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

Trenton High School is hosting an event for parents/guardians. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Monday, April 28, 2014 TIME: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (one hour presentation followed by a Q&A session) LOCATION: Trenton High School, 15 Fourth Avenue, Trenton Trenton High teachers Jeff McDougall and Angelo Tsarouhas team...

April 30: Bayside PS presents “The Little Mermaid”

Students at Bayside Public School will be performing “The Little Mermaid” on Wednesday, April 30 and Thursday, May 1. All are invited! Students and staff at Bayside Public School are putting the finishing touches on their performance of The Little Mermaid. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Wednesday, April...

April 24-26: Student performance at Prince Edward CI

Students at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are performing “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)” from Thursday, April 24 to Saturday, April 26, 2014. Showtime is 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance from Books & Company in Picton. Students at Prince Edward Collegiate...

Join in recognizing Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Message from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education, in recognition of administrative professionals. Every day in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board administrative professionals support our AiM System Plan goals of Success for Each Student, Employee Excellence and Community Connections....

“Wipes vs. Pipes,” “Dreissenid Mussels” and “Run, Run Remember” win at regional science fair

How does exercise affect long- and short-term memory? How will the death of mussels affect water? What do (cleaning) wipes do to plumbing and pipes? Mel Novakovic, Moira Secondary School, Theresa DeCola, Bayside Secondary School, and Holly Tetzlaff, Harry J. Clarke Public School, Destinations Programme...

4,000 and counting, Pink Shirt Day, Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Thousands of students and employees will wear pink on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 to support ongoing efforts to increase awareness of bullying prevention, and say no to homophobia, racism and all forms of hatred. A sea of pink will be flowing at HPEDSB schools and workplaces on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Students...

Art Show features work by secondary school students

Students from all eight HPEDSB secondary schools have submitted their creations to “Expanding Horizons 2014,” the 26th Annual Regional Secondary School Art Show. Expanding Horizons 2014 is the 26th annual regional art show for all secondary students in Hastings County and Prince Edward County....

Summary of the feedback from the school climate surveys

School climate surveys were conducted in the fall of 2013 as part of actions in the HPEDSB system plan. It is a priority for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board to promote safe, healthy, respectful and inclusive schools and workplaces. Hearing from parents/guardians, students and employees...

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