Board Meeting Update #120, June 15, 2015

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in September 2015.

Moira SS student Ben Bacic selected for provincial advisory council

Ben Bacic, centre, a Grade 11 student at Moira Secondary School, was selected for the Minister’s Student Advisory Council. He is pictured with Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education and Grant Montgomery, Principal. Congratulations to Ben Bacic, Moira Secondary School, who is one of 60 students...

Public survey results indicate satisfaction, likelihood to recommend HPEDSB

Results from a public survey hosted by Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board indicate satisfaction with school board interactions and the likelihood to recommend an HPEDSB school. The online survey was open to internal and external stakeholders from January 15 – February 8, 2015. The primary...

Student Brycen Roy, Trenton HS, awarded top prizes for safety video

Congratulations to Brycen Roy, a Grade 11 student at Trenton High School who recently won top provincial and national prizes for a safety video he created. Byrcen’s video, “Rewind” earned 1st Place at the national contest hosted by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety....

Closing Ceremony & Reception for Queen Elizabeth PS (Trenton)

A school closing ceremony and reception will be held at Queen Elizabeth Public School in Trenton to honour the past and present, and celebrate students, families and the community. Queen Elizabeth Public School in Trenton will be closing at the end of June 2015. A celebration will be held to honour the...

Muzikwerkz to perform at Trenton High, Thurs., June 4, 2015

Student musicians of Muzikwerx will be performing at Trenton High School on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. Trenton High School will be hosting a pop/rock concert featuring students. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Thursday, June 4, 2015 TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Trenton High School, 15 Fourth Avenue, TrentonTICKETS:...

$23,000 raised by Bayside SS students during 24 Hours for Hunger

Students Mara Whitford (l) and Hailey Proud (r) prepared breakfast for their fellow students. The sounds of growling stomachs echoed through the halls of Bayside Secondary School the evening of Friday, May 29, 2015 and again Saturday morning as over 220 students coped with going without food for 24 hours...

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, June 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 fourth in a series of articles about school...