Applications now being accepted for the Minister’s Student Advisory Council

Students in grades 7 – 12 can apply to be part of the Minister’s Student Advisory Council for 2017-2018. The deadline for applications is Thursday, February 9, 2017. Applications for students to apply to the Minister’s Student Advisory Council (MSAC) are being accepted to February 9, 2017. Students...

Final stages of construction at Trent River Public School

December 20, 2016—We are pleased to share an update about Trent River Public School, a magnificent building that has taken shape over the past year. The school is looking great inside and out! One of the two Kindergarten entrances at Trent River Public School. Trent River Public School Trent River...

Home-School Connections: ideas to enhance student learning at home, January 2017

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)...

INFO: Newspaper ads for accommodation reviews

December 8, 2016—Advertisements about the accommodation reviews are in local newspapers this week. The ads explain the following three items: The process for municipal/business/community members to apply to become ARC members. The due date for letters of interest is December 22, 2016 The date of...

Calling for nominations for Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools

Nomination are open for the 2016-2017 Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools. These awards recognize and celebrate the innovative work that Ontario’s Safe and Accepting Schools Teams do in promoting a positive school environment, and supporting student achievement and well-being. Anyone...

Lucille Kyle and Dave Patterson elected to school board chair and vice-chair

Dave Patterson, Trustee for Belleville/Thurlow was elected as Vice-chair of the Board and Lucille Kyle, Trustee for North Hastings, was elected as Chair of the Board. December 7, 2016—A new chair and vice-chair have been elected for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. At its annual meeting...

Board Meeting Update #137, December 5, 2016

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in January 2017.

Think Indigenous event at North Hastings HS

North Hastings High School is hosting the fourth Think Indigenous event on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Think Indigenous participants will engage in interactive dances and drumming, as well as workshops, and food tasting of contemporary and traditional Indigenous dishes. The emphasis will be on building...