Consultation process extended to September 30, 2016

September 6, 2016—On August 25, 2016, the Ministry of Education released facility condition data for Ontario schools. This information is posted on the Ministry of Education website at: http://edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/fci.html The Facility Condition Index (FCI) is a source of data about the state...

Join in recognizing National Custodial Workers’ Day, October 2, 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016 is recognized as National Custodial Workers’ Day. It is a day to celebrate custodians and the many ways custodians support our schools, contributing to student achievement and well-being. Achieving Excellence & Equity, Learning & Leadership, Public Confidence and...

We are recognizing Orange Shirt Day on Thursday, September 29, 2016

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, 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 #134, September 26, 2016

Board Meeting Update #134, September 26, 2016 This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next...

Results of provincial EQAO assessments for HPEDSB students

September 21, 2016—This release presents student achievement results on the following provincial assessments administered by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO): Primary and Junior (Grade 3 and 6) Reading, Writing & Mathematics Grade 9 Mathematics (Applied and Academic courses) Grade...

Parents: Student accident insurance is available

Accidents can happen so easily, especially with children and youth. Each year, thousands of families have to pay medical and dental bills when their children are injured at school, at sporting events, on field trips or even at home. The most minor of accidents can result in major financial responsibilities...

School board announces new Superintendent of School Climate & Student Well-being Services

Laina Andrews will be joining HPEDSB as Superintendent of Education – School Climate & Student Well-Being Services on October 3, 2016. Photo courtesy of Laina Andrews. September 13, 2016—Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is pleased to announce Laina Andrews as the new Superintendent...

Board Meeting Update #133

This update provides a summary of the special public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting later this month.

Listen to Darren McFarlane, Principal, Prince Edward CI about welcoming students to school

Dave McKay from the Grapevine radio show on 99.3, County FM, who is also a former teacher at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute,  interviewed Darren McFarlane, current Principal about the 2016 school year. Darren expresses great pride and excitement about the possibilities and opportunities that Prince...

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