Prestigious provincial award for Centre Hastings SS

Congratulations to Centre Hastings Secondary School on being awarded the Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement. Centre Hastings SS was recognized, in part, for actions by Grade 9 Math teachers to engage with Grade 7 and 8 teachers from feeder schools for professional learning and planning...

Highlights of EQAO Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics

Results for the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, written by students at the end of the semester in which they took Mathematics, indicated that 78% of students in Academic Math and 50% of students in Applied Math met or exceeded provincial standard. Overall results for are based upon both semesters...

Board Meeting Update #123, October 26, 2015

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, October 26, 2015 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting in November 2015.

A JEDI event at North Hastings HS develops student leadership

The Junior Enrichment Development Initiative (JEDI) at North Hastings High School is a two-year program in which grade 9 and 10 students are challenged to further develop their intellectual abilities by participating in leadership activities, cultural events and volunteer work within the community. Each...

EVENT: Free e-waste drop-off at Prince Edward CI, Saturday, October 31, 2015

Students in the Environmental Club at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are holding an electronics waste fundraiser. This event provides a safe way for community members to dispose of electronics. DATE: Saturday, October 31, 2015 TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: Prince Edward Collegiate Institute,...

Tentative agreement reached for the public school board and secondary school teachers

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation District 29 are pleased to announce that the parties have reached a tentative settlement on local bargaining issues. “This is welcome news! It was a tremendous effort by our local OSSTF and...

Teachers experienced ‘a day in the trades’

On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, teachers from all eight secondary schools participated in a day of skilled trades workshops at Loyalist College. This was generously sponsored by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation. Teacher Trades Day Newsletter  (pdf) Teachers of the Student Success, Careers, and Co-op...

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, November 2015

Trustees and student trustees of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. This is the third in a series about school board trustees. A different article will be featured each month. DID YOU KNOW . . . that school trustees play a critical role in establishing the board’s vision, mission and...

Join in recognizing Educational Assistant Day, October 21

Message from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education Each year on the third Wednesday of October, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board recognizes Educational Assistant Day. This year it falls on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Achieving Excellence & Equity, Learning & Leadership,...

Join in recognizing Canadian Library Support Staff Day, Friday, October 16

Message from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education. The third Friday of October is designated as Canadian Library Support Staff Day. This year it is recognized on Friday, October 16. Achieving Excellence & Equity, Learning & Leadership, Public Confidence and Well-Being are priorities in...

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