Dr. Wayne Hammond presentation on resiliency

In December 2014, parents/guardians were invited to a seminar to learn about a strengths-based approach to parenting. Participants found out how to help identify their child’s current strengths and vulnerabilities, and outline—step by step—how to build his or her resilience for life. An additional...

Calling for nominations for Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools

Nominations for the Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools are being accepted until February 20, 2015. Nomination are open for the Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools. These awards recognize exceptional and innovative work being done in schools to create a safe and accepting school environment. A...

Re-elected chair and new vice-chair for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

Dwayne Inch was re-elected as chair of the Board and Lucille Kyle was elected as vice-chair at the initial meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board on December 1, 2014. Trustee Dwayne Inch was re-elected as chair of the Board and Lucille Kyle was elected as vice-chair of the Board...

Board Meeting Update #114, December 1, 2014

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, December 1, 2014 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in January 2015. Dwayne Inch was re-elected...

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

Each month, school newsletters include a one-page insert called Home-School Connections. 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 (pdf file)...