Kente Public School celebrates 50 years

Kente Public School will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in November 2016. EVENT DETAILS 50th Anniversary Open House DATE: Saturday, November 5, 2016 TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m LOCATION: Kente Public School, 264 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh All are invited to this community celebration.  Donations...

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

HPEDSB to host the Indigenous Education Leads Gathering in Toronto

October 27, 2016—A two-day gathering of individuals who lead Indigenous Education in school boards across the province is taking place on November 1 and 2, 2016. Organizer Troy Maracle, Curriculum Coordinator, says it is about sharing and celebrating. “The idea of the gathering came after I realized...

**All buses cancelled: Monday, November 21, 2016**

All buses are cancelled for all schools due to inclement weather. Schools will be open.  As this is the first cancellation of this school year, we thought a few general reminders would be helpful.  Buses may be delayed or cancelled for a number of reasons, such as mechanical problems or inclement...

Important information about the literacy test

October 27, 2016—EQAO has put out a Q&A document about the technical issues with the literacy test. It will be updated as questions are submitted. October 24, 2016—EQAO has confirmed that the cause of the technical issues that resulted in the cancellation of the October 20 province-wide trial...

Capital Planning Bulletin #7: The plan is in place, now what?

October 25, 2016—School boards are expected to have capital plans that address the future needs of their students.  The Long-Term Capital and Accommodation Plan (LTCAP) (pdf) is in place. An outline of the next steps is described in Bulletin #7: The plan is in place, now what? (pdf). For more information,...

Board Meeting Update #135, October 24, 2016

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in November.

Join in recognizing Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, October 26, 2016

The vision in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is “All students prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow.” Engaging with our youngest students in caring, meaningful ways helps to create welcoming, inclusive, safe and accepting learning environments that optimize their potential...

Join in recognizing Canadian Library Support Staff Day, Friday, October 21

The third Friday of October is designated as Canadian Library Support Staff Day. This year it is recognized on Friday, October 21. The mission in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is “We create dynamic, inclusive educational experiences that develop capable, confident, curious learners who thrive and contribute...

Join in recognizing School Bus Safety Week October 2016

October 17 to 21 is recognized as School Bus Safety Week in Ontario. It is an opportunity for everyone who rides a school bus, or knows someone who rides a school bus, to highlight the importance of school bus safety. In Ontario, more than 800,000 students are transported by bus each school day. Locally,...

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