Join in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day, Sunday, April 2, 2017

Sunday, April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to develop and increase world knowledge about autism. As educators and support staff of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, we have chosen a profession that is in the service of students. As described in the Achieving Excellence &...

Board Meeting Update #140: March 27, 2017

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in April 2017.

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

March 21, 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...

Join in recognizing World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, 2017

March 20, 2017 – As employees, learners and leaders in Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and as included in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, we strive to create welcoming, inclusive, safe and accepting learning environments that optimize students’ potential. We also work together...

Public health alert: important fentanyl information

March 9, 2017—Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has alerted schools and the community that there is a confirmation of illicit (non-prescription) fentanyl in the region. Please refer to the following documents for more information. Letter about fentanyl (pdf) Fact sheet for parents (pdf) Fact sheet...

Presenting BandFest 2017: Performances by elementary school bands

Students from elementary schools will perform in BandFest 2017. They will also participate in workshops hosted by facilitators from Quinte Symphony. March 10, 2017—Elementary school students are preparing to take to the stage for BandFest 2017. Event details DATE: Thursday, April 6, 2017 TIME: 9:00...

Presenting the 29th Annual Secondary School Art Show

The promotional poster for Reality, the 28th Annual Secondary Art Show, created by Marika Tamura, Centennial Secondary School. March 10, 2017—Students are looking forward to participating in the 29th Annual Secondary School Art Show. Art Exhibition DATE: April 6 – 26, 2017 LOCATION: John M. Parrot...

Introducing “Moira Minute,” audio clips about Indigenous gathering space

March 9, 2017—Students and staff at Moira Secondary School are excited to share a new initiative. Introducing “Moira Minute,” created in partnership with students from Loyalist College read more     Listen to the first Moira Minute  For more information, please contact: Kerry Donnell,...

Students awarded medals at local skills competition

March 7, 2017—Secondary school students demonstrated their abilities in the trades at a local skills competition. Congratulations to students who achieved success and represented their schools and HPEDSB with pride! See below for photos. Baking • Tarryn Horvat, Moira Secondary School, Silver Medal Individual...

Public Meeting #2: Accommodation review for Madoc/area schools

  The second of two public meetings for the accommodation review for Madoc/area schools is scheduled as follows: DATE: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 TIME: 6:30 p.m. LOCATION: Centre Hastings Secondary School, 129 Elgin Street, Madoc, in the Gym The meeting purpose is to review the accommodation...

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