$32,440 raised by Centennial SS for Relay for Life

Congratulations to students and staff at Centennial Secondary School for raising $32,440 for Relay for Life! The event on May 30, 2014 was a tremendous success. Thank you to the following sponsors for donating to the raffle: 44 North Business Solutions Inc, which donated wireless speakers Ralph Neale,...

Join in recognizing National Aboriginal Day, June 21, 2014

The following message is from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education 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...

Board Meeting Update #109, June 16, 2014

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in September 2014.

New date for the District Track & Field Meet

The District Track & Field has been rescheduled to Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Mary Ann Sills Field. We recognize that this new date may conflict with other activities planned at schools. In these instances, schools will need to make site-based decisions about which events they will attend. Please...

Update on new schools being built in HPEDSB

This is to provide an update on two significant construction projects in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Each is directly connected to the school board’s strategic plan, which is known as the AiM—Achievement in Motion for Student Success System Plan,  and also to the work being...

Butterflies, butterflies and more butterflies!

Students from JK to Grade 3 at 28 elementary schools (representing 68 classes) are learning about butterflies. In fact, they are watching the entire life cycle of the painted lady caterpillar—from the larvae stage through to emerging as a butterfly. Schools received the caterpillar/butterfly kits in...