24 Hours for Hunger at Bayside SS, $20,000 raised to date

 Hunger is not a game. It is a reality for many. Bayside Secondary School students have a solution. They will be holding a 24-hour fast to raise money for local food banks and the school’s Food for Learning program.  On Friday, May 29, 2015, more than 230 students at Bayside Secondary School...

Board Meeting Update #119

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in June 2015.

Congratulations to the 2015 Great Place Awards recipients

Congratulations to Great Place Awards recipients who contribute to student achievement and well-being, and who are held in high esteem through their demonstration of the Growing with Character core values. 14th Annual Great Place Awards The Great Place Awards (webpage) are the highest recognition within...

$238,500 in scholarships offered to Moira SS International Baccalaureate students

Students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme at Moira Secondary School who are set to graduate in June 2015 are showing promising futures. They have been offered $238,500 in scholarships from several universities and private scholarships. “This amount of scholarship funding demonstrates...

“Am I In Trouble?” A partnership presentation, Prince Edward CI and community partners

Students and staff at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are excited to be part of an initiative between local OPP officers and the school community to create opportunities for students to contribute to their community in a very meaningful way. The goal is to ensure continued work to support the foundations...

Two upcoming events at Centennial SS: theatre and jazz orchestra

Students at Centennial Secondary School are preparing for two community-wide events. 1. Performance of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” Have you ever wondered what is like at the bottom of a rabbit hole? This portrayal of the popular classic is a colourful and fantastical tour of...

Bayside schools welcome Canadian author Eric Walters

Eric Walters, author of Young Adult fiction, will be visiting with students from Bayside Public School and Bayside Secondary School on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Students at Bayside schools are looking forward to a visit by Canadian YA (Young Adult) author Eric Walters. Walters is a former elementary school...

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, May 2015

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has 10 trustees. Nine are elected and one is appointed by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. In addition, two student trustees represent the interests of the student body at meetings of the board. This is the third in a series of articles about school board...

School administrators for the 2015-2016 school year

Each year at this time, decisions are made about the placement of school administrators for the new school year beginning in September. Changes are made sometimes for a variety of reasons, such as due to retirements or leaves, individual requests or for leadership development. Principal & Vice-principal...

How to apply for post-secondary scholarships

Did you know that students can apply for scholarships to help pay for post-secondary education? Application dates vary, some are due soon. Scholarships are available for demonstration of character or stewardship, student achievement or involvement at school or in the community. To get started, students...

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