Join in recognizing National Custodial Workers’ Day, October 2, 2014

Thursday, October 2, is recognized as National Custodial Workers’ Day. It is a day to celebrate custodians and the many ways they support our schools, and contribute to student achievement and well-being. Custodians are important members of our school communities. They help to create caring and...

Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, September 2014

Each month, school newsletters include a one-page insert called Home-School Connections (pdf file). It describes ways in which families can enhance student learning at home in the areas of literacy; numeracy; healthy, caring schools and improving student learning. This month’s Home-School Connections...

Flags flown at half-mast to observe Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day

Sunday, September 28, 2014 is recognized as Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day. On September 24, 1998, the Government of Canada officially proclaimed the last Sunday of September of every year as Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day. In announcing the commemorative day...

International Baccalaureate students at Moira SS exceed world standard by 10%

In May 2014, Moira Secondary School students excelled in a series of exams created by International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools. Final results of those exams show Moira students to be consistently above the world average. In May 2013, students’ results were 13% above the world standard. This year,...

Provincial assessment results for secondary schools, math and literacy

Students in all publicly-funded schools in Ontario are required to write provincial assessments administered by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). At the secondary school level, students in Grade 9 write the Assessment of Mathematics and students in Grade 10 write the Ontario Secondary...

Board Meeting Update #111, Monday, September 22, 2014

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in October 2014.

Students to move into the new Harmony Public School on Tues., October 28, 2014

Posted September 19, 2104 Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) is excited about the facility renewal advancements being made to create an outstanding learning environment at Harmony Public School. A letter will be going home to Harmony families this afternoon. This week, Mandy Savery-Whiteway,...

Board releases provincial assessments results for Primary & Junior

The following highlights the Primary and Junior achievement results of students who wrote Education Quality and Assessment Office (EQAO) provincial assessments in the spring. Results indicate the percentage of students achieving Levels 3 or 4, which are considered the provincial standard. Primary (Grade...

Busing announcement for Harmony PS families

Posted September 9, 2014. Tri-Board Student Transportation Services is aware of delays in transporting Harmony Public School students home yesterday afternoon. Some of the delays were expected, as is normal for the first day of school. One significant delay was due to construction on Bronk Road. Today,...

Updated: Q&As about Harmony students attending three Belleville schools

Questions & Answers About the Alternative School Arrangements for Harmony Public School Updated September 8, 2014      PDF version The following questions and answers are to assist parents/guardians with the transition of students to the alternative schools while construction of Harmony Public...

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