Seeking input for the 2017-2018 School Year Calendar

January 31, 2017—Each spring school boards are required to establish a school year calendar for the upcoming school year, in accordance with the Education Act and Regulation 304. Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board consults with parents/guardians, students, community members and community...

Important info: How to apply for post-secondary scholarships

January 30, 2017—Did you know that students can apply for scholarships to help pay for post-secondary education? Application dates vary, some are due soon. Scholarships are available for demonstration of character or stewardship, student achievement or involvement at school or in the community. To...

French Immersion & Extended French Information Nights, January/February 2017

Parents/guardians are invited to attend an Information Session to find out about Extended French (in Bancroft) and French Immersion (in Belleville, Madoc, Picton and Trenton). Two new French Immersion schools have been added for September 2017: Madoc Public School and Prince Charles Public School (Trenton). Information...

EVENT: Centennial Secondary School celebrates 50 years

Centennial Secondary School will be celebrating 50 years of Academic Excellence, Artistic Integrity, and Athletic Prowess in May 2017. EVENT DETAILS 50th Anniversary Open House DATE: Friday, May 12, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 LOCATION: Centennial, Secondary School, 160 Palmer Road, Belleville REGISTRATION...

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

National music award for North Hastings HS teacher

  Dianne Winmill, Music teacher at North Hastings High School (2nd from right), won the national Music Teacher of the Year Award. Congratulations to Dianne Winmill, teacher at North Hastings High School, winner of the 2017 MusiCounts Canadian Teacher of the Year Award! “On behalf of our students...

Trent River PS opens to students Tuesday, February 7, 2017

January 25, 2017—The new Trent River Public School will open to students on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. As finish work continues at the site, we are now focusing all our efforts on planning a welcoming, safe and smooth transition for all students and staff. Families of students from Breadner Elementary...

Adventure Class Information Night: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Parents/guardians are invited to attend an Information Session to find out about the primary and junior Adventure Classes of Queen Victoria School in the 2017/2018 school year. The Adventure Class is a unique education program where students in grades 1-6 learn with the shared support of teachers,...

Intermediate Student Leadership Program Information Night: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Parents/guardians are invited to attend an Information Session to find out more about the Intermediate Student Leadership Program that is offered to Grade 7 and 8 students at Queen Elizabeth Public School in Belleville. The program is a hands on approach to learning that directly involves building...

Board Meeting Update #138: January 23, 2017

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Education Centre.

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