EVENT: Free e-waste drop-off at Prince Edward CI, Saturday, April 23, 2016

Students in the Environmental Club at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are holding an electronics waste fundraiser. This event offers a safe way for community members to dispose of electronics and is offered through a partnership with Ontario Electronic Stewardship. DATE: Saturday, April 23, 2016 LOCATION:...

Join in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day, Saturday, April 2, 2016

A message from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education Saturday, April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to develop and increase world knowledge about autism. As educators and support staff of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, we have chosen a profession that is in the service...

Tentative agreement reached for the public school board and CUPE Local 1022

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1022 are pleased to announce that the parties have reached a tentative settlement on local bargaining issues. “We are very pleased that the teams for the Board and CUPE have reached a...

Board Meeting Update #128

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in April 2016.

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, March 2016

Trustees and student trustees of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. This is the seventh in a series about school board trustees. A different article will be featured each month. DID YOU KNOW . . . that funding for schools is provided by the province of Ontario through an education funding...

Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, April 2016

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)...

38 high school students participate in local skilled trades competition

March 22, 2016—Students from five local secondary schools are participating on the Skills Competition at Loyalist College today. Students are demonstrating skills in five competitions: Automotive, Individual Carpentry, 2-Person Carpentry, Precision Machining and Welding. The schools represented are...

Join in recognizing World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, 2016

A message from Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Director of Education World Down Syndrome Day is recognized around the world on March 21 each year. It has been observed by the United Nations since 2012. As employees, learners and leaders in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and as included in the...

Recommended dates for the 2016-2017 School Year Calendar

The Board of Trustees has approved the following dates for the 2016-2017 school year calendar. These dates are subject to Ministry of Education approval, which is expected by the late spring of 2016. The first day of school for students will be Tuesday, September 6, 2016 Semester 2 will begin Friday,...

Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, March 2016

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)...

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