Orange Shirt Day, Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, all in our school communities are invited to participate in Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters. It is to honour people who attended residential schools. Participating indicates our collective spirit of reconciliation and hope for future generations. Orange Shirt Day:...

Board Meeting Update #122, September 28, 2015

This update provides a summary of the special public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, September 28, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in October 2015.

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

Sunday, September 27, 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...

Improved literacy test results in some categories

Results for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT), written by Grade 10 students last spring, indicate that 96 percent of students in Academic courses were successful, surpassing the provincial average of 93 percent. In addition, students who self-identify as First Nations were also highly...

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, October 2015

Trustees and student trustees of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. This is the second in a series of articles about school board trustees. A different article will be featured each month. DID YOU KNOW . . . that school trustees meet regularly and the framework for Board meetings is set...

Looking for feedback on the new strategic plan

The school board is working through development of a new 5-year strategic plan. The following is proposed content. A designed version will be created once the content is finalized. We welcome your feedback through email to: communications@hpedsb.on.ca Draft 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Vision Students prepared...

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, September 2015

Trustees and student trustees of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. This is the first in a series of articles about school board trustees. A different article will be featured each month. DID YOU KNOW . . . that school trustees were the first democratically elected representatives in Ontario?...