Dates for 2017-2018 school year calendar

May 31, 2017 – The following dates have been approved by Board members of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and confirmed by the Ministry of Education for the 2017-2018 school year. PLEASE NOTE: printed copies of the school year calendar will go home with students during the first...

Online Engagement: Ontario First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework Feedback

May 25, 2017—The Ministry of Education has secured a team of researchers who will engage with students, parents/guardians and families, teaching and non-teaching staff, Indigenous communities, organizations and partners, and school boards to gather feedback and input to inform the development of the...

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

May 30, 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...

Construction at Marmora Senior Public School to begin in June 2017

May 24, 2017—Construction of the addition and renovations at Marmora Senior Public School will begin in June now that a construction tender was recently awarded. Board members approved a $4.5 million contract for Garritano Brothers Ltd. to do the work. “With the tender approved, the contractor is...

Board Meeting Update #143: May 23, 2017

This update provides a summary of the public meeting of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held Monday, May 23, 2017 at the Education Centre. It is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next meeting in June 2017.

Join in recognizing Speech & Hearing Month

The month of May is recognized as Speech and Hearing Month in Canada. It is a time to recognize the importance of communication health. The 2015-2020 Strategic Plan includes priorities to provide programs and services to help each student achieve success, and to create welcoming, inclusive and accepting...

New date for Centre Hastings ARC final recommendation report

May 18, 2017—A new date has been scheduled for the Student Enrolment/School Capacity Committee to meet to prepare the final recommendation for the Centre Hastings accommodation review. The new date is Monday, June 12, rescheduled from Tuesday, May 23. June 12 was already scheduled for final recommendations...

Teaching team receives prestigious Certificate of Achievement

Susie Sewell-Charles Sheryl Parker May 18, 2017—Congratulations to Sheryl Parker and Susie Sewell-Charles, teachers at Queen Victoria School in Belleville. They were awarded a Certificate of Achievement through the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence. Parker and Sewell-Charles team-teach...

Congratulations to the 2017 Great Place Awards recipients

May 16, 2017—Congratulations to Great Place Awards recipients who contribute to student achievement and well-being, and who are held in high esteem through their demonstration of the Growing with Character core values. 16th Annual Great Place Awards The Great Place Awards are the highest recognition...

EVENT: Bayside Secondary School presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Bayside Secondary School theatrical production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare May 29, 2017—Bayside Secondary students are proud to present the theatrical production of A “Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare, adapted by Doug McClure. EVENT...

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