Invitation to do the School Climate Survey, live until May 6, 2016

April 4, 2016—At Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, well-being and public confidence are priorities for us. Knowing what people think and how they feel about their/their child’s school can help it to be a better place to learn. We believe it is important for people to have a voice...

Bulletin #1: Long-Term Capital & Accommodation Planning

April 27, 2016—A review of long-term capital and accommodation planning is underway through the Student Enrolment/School Capacity Committee. Through this review, the priorities are to: provide programs and services to help each student achieve success; and continue to have welcoming, inclusive, safe...

Understanding the role of a school board trustee, May 2016

Trustees and student trustees of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. This is the eighth in a series about school board trustees. A different article will be featured each month. DID YOU KNOW . . . that trustees must ensure that the provincial curriculum is implemented in schools? Through...

Board Meeting Update #129, April 25, 2016

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in May 2016.

Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, May 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)...

BandFest: Student workshops with Quinte Symphony, Monday, April 25, 2016

Students from elementary schools will perform in the first BandFest. They will also work with Dan Tremblay, director of the Quinte Symphony. BandFest for elementary students is happening for the first time. This new initiative has been created, organized and run by music teachers from various schools...

Igniting the Fire Student Symposium, Monday, April 25, 2016

Secondary school students will be participating in an event to learn about First Nations, Métis & Inuit culture. The Igniting the Fire Student Symposium will feature a keynote speaker and workshops. EVENT DETAILS DATE: Monday, April 26, 2016 TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. LOCATION: Loyalist College,...

Approved dates for the 2016-2017 School Year Calendar

The following dates have been approved by Board members of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and confirmed by the Ministry of Education for the 2016-2017 school year. PLEASE NOTE: printed copies of the school year calendar will go home with students during the first week of school in September...

Invitation to vote on a name for the new Trenton elementary school

The tall metal structure represents to the second storey of the new school. It will be a 1.5 storey building. This is a view from the side, showing the front entrance area to the right. April 13, 2016—The community is invited to vote on a name for the new Trenton elementary school. The options are...

Pink Day at schools, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 #leadwithlove

April 13, 2016—Wednesday April 13, 2016 is the 8th Annual Pink Shirt Day at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Hashtag #leadwithlove can be used to spread the word. Pink Shirt Day demonstrates our shared belief in the power of celebrating diversity, acceptance and inclusion. By wearing...

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