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Kiwanis ERP Baseball Day celebrates second annual event
06/12/2024
This year marked the 2nd Annual Kiwanis ERP Baseball Day, a celebration of inclusion, sportsmanship, and community spirit...
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Angela Burr
Madoc Township PS teacher wins Prime Minister's Certificate of Achievement
06/12/2024
Angela Burr, teacher at Madoc Township Public School, is being recognized at the national level for her creative and innovative teaching methods. She has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement through the Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and Teaching Excellence in STEM program.
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Summer School info night June 19
Summer School information session 2024
06/07/2024
Families and students in grade 8-12 are invited to a Google Meet to learn about Summer School opportunities June 19, 2024...
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Parent/Caregiver School Climate Survey
Parent/Caregiver School Climate Survey, K-12, June 6-28, 2024
06/06/2024
Starting June 6, 2024, all HPEDSB parents/caregivers will have the opportunity to participate in the Parent/Caregiver School Climate Survey.
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Ian Ketcheson wins silver at Skills Canada Competition
06/04/2024
Congratulations to Ian Ketcheson, who once again demonstrated his welding mastery, bringing home the silver medal in the Skills Canada competition held in Quebec City
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Pride 2024
Pride Month 2024
06/03/2024
June is Pride Month...
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Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Letter to parents from Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
05/31/2024
Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education shared a letter yesterday, May 30, 2024...
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Anti-Oppressive Framework Alice Te
Parent Involvement Committee presents Alice Te
05/29/2024
The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) of HPEDSB is pleased to present a live stream event on June 11...
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Board Meeting Summary, May 27, 2024
05/27/2024
This is a summary of the public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, held May 27, 2024.
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Watch a recording of Steve Keller, guest speaker
05/27/2024
Parents and caregivers had the opportunity to watch two livestream sessions with guest speaker Steve Keller from Drug Free Kids Canada in March 2024. The recordings are now available online.
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Inspiring Excellence award recipients
Inspiring Excellence Award ceremony 2024
05/27/2024
In a celebration of dedication and excellence, the Inspiring Excellence award ceremony took place on May 23...
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PA Day
PA Day learning for May 31, 2024
05/17/2024
The Ministry of Education requires school boards to share professional learning that will be happening on Professional Activity (PA) Days two weeks in advance of the PA Day.
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Student school climate survey coming soon
Student School Climate Survey, Grades 4-12, May 21-31, 2024
05/16/2024
Starting May 21, 2024, all students will have the opportunity to participate in the Student School Climate Survey at school...
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MINDS IN MOTION HPE STEM Challenge is moving full speed ahead
05/16/2024
Another innovative learning experience is underway for students, courtesy of The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation (HPELF), and Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB).
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Bayside Secondary School student wins gold at Skills Ontario Competition for Welding
05/15/2024
On May 7, Ian Ketcheson, a student at Bayside Secondary School, added another impressive achievement to his already stellar record by winning gold in welding at the Skills Ontario Competition...
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Announcing the 2024 Inspiring Excellence Award Recipients
05/10/2024
This month, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is preparing to honour educators and support staff who have been recognized for inspiring excellence. Congratulations to the eight 2024 Inspiring Excellence Award recipients...
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Eastside Open House, Thursday, May 30, 2024
Come to the Eastside Open House
05/09/2024
Join Eastside Secondary School for an open house...
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Together to Learn: Let's talk about prom and parties
New session in the Together to Learn Series: Let's talk about prom and parties
05/08/2024
On May 16, join us for another free, impactful session in the Together to Learn online series for parents and caregivers.
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We want your feedback
Invitation to review draft board policy
05/03/2024
A new draft board policy, Policy XX: Board Review/Self-Evaluation is available for public review and feedback.
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Bandfest 2024
Bandfest 2024: Celebrating music and community
04/29/2024
On April 24th, HPEDSB proudly hosted another successful edition of Bandfest...
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Letter to parents from Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
04/29/2024
Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education shared a letter yesterday, April 28, 2024 for families of Ontario students in elementary and secondary schools about cellphone use and vaping.
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French Teacher (FSL) online information session
04/26/2024
Current B.Ed. students who are pursuing a career as an FSL teacher are invited to join us for an online information session...
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Spring Carnival hosted by two Madoc schools
04/24/2024
If you're looking for a fun family outing in May, read on.
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Board Meeting Summary, April 22, 2024
04/22/2024
This is a summary of the public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, held April 22, 2024.
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We want your feedback
Invitation to review draft board policy: Deadline extended
04/22/2024
A new draft board policy, Policy: Board Governance is available for public review and feedback.
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Pasach Passover
Passover 2024
04/22/2024
Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is one of the Jewish religion’s most sacred and widely observed holidays...
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Ridvan, Most Great Festival
Ridvan, Most Great Festival
04/19/2024
Ridvan, also known as the Most Great Festival, celebrates Baha’u’llah’s time in the garden of Ridvan on the outskirts of Baghdad...
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Apply to be a Student Trustee 2024
Apply to be a Student Trustee
04/17/2024
Are you a student that will be entering Grade 11 or 12 in September? Do you want to be a voice for your peers in HPEDSB?...
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Sign up for Summer School, starts in July 2024
04/16/2024
Summer School is online and runs from July 2-29, 2024. The deadline to register is June 21, 2024.
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Queen Victoria School closing celebration
04/15/2024
Queen Victoria School will close its doors to students on June 27, 2024...
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Happy Vaisakhi
Happy Vaisakhi
04/12/2024
Happy Vaisakhi to our families celebrating this weekend
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Travel for credit deadline extended
Travel for Credit deadline extended
04/11/2024
Registration deadline extended to April 30, 2024
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Athol-South Marysburgh Public School Spelling Bee Winners
Spelling Bee buzz at Athol-South Marysburgh Public School and Prince Charles School
04/10/2024
The gymnasium at Prince Charles School Belleville was buzzing with excitement on April 5, 2024 for the annual Spelling Bee...
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Watch a recording of Randell Adjei, guest speaker
04/08/2024
Students and staff had the opportunity to watch a livestream with guest speaker Randall Adjei in March 2024.
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QRSTF 2024
Young Innovators Shine at Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair 2024
04/08/2024
The Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair, held at Centennial Secondary School on April 6th, celebrated another year of inspiring innovation and creativity...
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Acknowledging Eid al-Fitr, April 9/10, 2024
04/05/2024
Students and staff in HPEDSB have diverse backgrounds and beliefs.
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Student Achievement Plan for HPEDSB
03/28/2024
HPEDSB has developed a comprehensive report called the Student Achievement Plan (SAP) to summarize student achievement performance indicators and progress on provincial education priorities
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Important information about student busing for September 2024
03/27/2024
Tri-Board Student Transportation Services is introducing a transportation application deadline for the upcoming school year starting in September.
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Staff PA Day learning for April 8, 2024
03/25/2024
The Ministry of Education requires school boards to share professional learning that will be happening on Professional Activity (PA) Days two weeks in advance of the PA Day.
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Board Meeting Summary, March 25, 2024
03/25/2024
This is a summary of the public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, held March 25, 2024.
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"Mystery Abounds" the 2024 HPEDSB Secondary Art Show
03/15/2024
Get ready to experience the artistic talents of students from Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board at the secondary art show, "Mystery Abounds."
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Parent Guide
Parent's Guide to Ontario's Education System
03/13/2024
The Ministry of Education recently launched the Parent’s Guide to Ontario’s Education System.
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Travel for credit this summer
03/08/2024
HPEDSB has partnered with EF Educational Tours to offer Travel for Credit courses this summer for students going into Grades 9 to 12.
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Tentative collective agreement between HPEDSB and OSSTF-PSSP
03/07/2024
A tentative collective agreement has been reached between the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation- Professional Student Services Personnel bargaining unit.
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March updates from the Director of Education
03/07/2024
Happy March to all HPEDSB students and families. As we near the end of the week, I want to wish you a restful and enjoyable March Break. When school resumes, there will be just over three months left in the school year, which will be packed with learning and many activities.
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Approved 2024-2025 School Year Calendar
Approved 2024-2025 School Year Calendar
03/01/2024
On February 26, 2024, Board members approved the 2024-2025 School Year Calendar.
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Invitation to apply to become an external member of the HPEDSB Audit Committee
02/29/2024
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is seeking one community member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on the Audit Committee
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Tentative collective agreement with ETFO
02/28/2024
A tentative collective agreement has been reached between the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, Hastings-Prince Edward Teacher Local, representing permanent teachers.
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Approved boundary review recommendations
02/27/2024
As part of ongoing efforts to provide optimal learning environments for students, the Board of Trustees has made decisions for the Bayside-Trenton and Harmony-Foxboro boundary reviews.
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Bryce Wilson announced as the new Superintendent of Business Services
02/26/2024
Bryce Wilson has been announced as the new superintendent of Business Services for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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Board Meeting Summary, February 26, 2024
02/26/2024
This is a summary of the public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, held February 26, 2024. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Good luck to all HPEDSB students competing at the Loyalist College Skills Competition
Excitement builds for Loyalist College Skills Competition
02/23/2024
Loyalist College is gearing up to host the regional Skills competition on February 26th. With a diverse range of competitions lined up, participants are eagerly anticipating a day filled with skill, creativity, and friendly competition.
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HPEDSB announces Tina Jones, Superintendent of Education
02/15/2024
On the heels of a departing senior staff member, Tina Jones has been announced as Superintendent of Education at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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Board Meeting Summary, February 15, 2024
02/15/2024
This is a summary of the February 15, 2024 special public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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Event: Transition to Kindergarten for students with special needs
02/13/2024
Families of students with complex special needs are invited to an online event about the transition to Kindergarten (T2K).
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Eastside Ravens Improv Team Champions
02/13/2024
Eastside Ravens Improv Team Makes History with Kingston Regional Tournament Win
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Nominations are open for the 2024 OPSBA Awards
02/09/2024
Do you know someone extraordinary—a teacher, education worker, school administrator, trustee, student, or community member—whose exceptional contributions deserve recognition for making a significant impact in their local school or community?
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Happy Lunar New Year
Happy Lunar New Year
02/09/2024
February 10, 2024 is Lunar New Year/Maitreya Bodhisattva’s Birthday
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Tentative collective agreement with OSSTF
02/08/2024
A tentative collective agreement has been reached between the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation District 29 Teachers/Occasional Teachers' Bargaining Unit.
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Enhancing student learning through regular attendance
02/05/2024
I hope this message finds you well, embracing the learning journey we've embarked upon since September.
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Black History Month, February 2024
02/01/2024
In Canada, Black History Month is recognized during the month of February and acknowledges the accomplishments and significant contributions Black Canadians and their communities have made to build Canada into the nation it is today.
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Input on 2024-2025 School Year Calendar
01/30/2024
Each year, HPEDSB gathers input from families, students, employees and the community about the dates for the school year calendar.
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Information from HPE Public Health, iGAS
01/29/2024
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has asked HPEDSB to share the following information.
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Community input invited for the 2024-2025 budget
01/25/2024
Community input is invited for the 2024-2025 school year budget.
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Board Meeting Summary, January 22, 2024
01/22/2024
This is a summary of the January 22, 2024 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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PA Day learning on February 2, 2024
01/22/2024
The Ministry of Education requires school boards to share professional learning that will be happening on Professional Activity (PA) Days two weeks in advance of the PA Day.
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Date change for April PA Day
01/18/2024
The date of the PA Day in April is changing to Monday, April 8, 2024 from Friday, April 12, 2024.
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Invitation to review one draft board policy
01/18/2024
One new draft board policy, Indemnification of Board Members, is available for public review and feedback.
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New Easthill ES opening in September 2024
12/14/2023
Construction of the new Easthill Elementary School in Belleville is nearing completion. The school will open in September 2024.
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10k donation from Bayside SS student
12/13/2023
A Bayside Secondary School student is showing leadership and care by giving back to the community
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Board Meeting Summary, December 11, 2023
12/11/2023
This is a summary of the December 11, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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Poster created by CSS student Jack Brown promotes 2024 QRSTF
12/11/2023
Congratulations to Jack Brown whose poster was selected to promote the 2024 Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair.
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Board Meeting Summary, November 27, 2023
11/27/2023
This is a summary of the November 27, 2023 Organization Meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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11/22/2023
HPEDSB was the host and organizer of the 2023 Provincial Indigenous Leads Gathering in Toronto.
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Board Meeting Summary, November 20, 2023
11/20/2023
This is a summary of the November 20, 2023 Inaugural Meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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2023-2024 Boundary reviews
10/31/2023
Boundary reviews for two school group areas (Bayside-Trenton and Harmony-Foxboro) are taking place in fall 2023.
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Board Meeting Summary, October 23, 2023
10/23/2023
This is a summary of the October 23, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Eastside Secondary School hosting Ontario University Fair
10/23/2023
On Tuesday, November 14, Eastside Secondary School is hosting an Ontario Universities' Regional Fair from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
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Intermediate soccer finals
10/19/2023
On October 16, Intermediate soccer winners from HPEDSB gathered at Bayside Secondary School for the District Soccer event.
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Professional Activity Day learning for October 27, 2023
10/13/2023
The Ministry of Education requires school boards to share professional learning that will be happening on Professional Activity (PA) Days two weeks in advance of the PA Day.
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Local Government Week is October 16-20!
10/13/2023
The week of October 16 - 20, 2023 is recognized as Local Government Week in Ontario.
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Invitation to review two draft board policies
09/29/2023
Two new draft board policies, Board Communications and Media Relations and Student Representation on the Board, are available for public review and feedback.
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The new Survivor's Flag on display at the Education Centre
09/27/2023
This year, a new flag, the Survivor's Flag, has been released by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
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Ventilation at schools
09/26/2023
Supported by Ministry of Education investments in ventilation system improvements during the 2022-2023 school year, HPEDSB has undertaken extensive work to optimize and improve ventilation and air filtration in schools.
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Board Meeting Summary, September 25, 2023
09/25/2023
This is a summary of the September 25, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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HPEDSB commitment to safe and inclusive spaces for all
09/20/2023
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) is committed to ensuring that all staff and students are seen, heard and welcomed as they are, so they can thrive and belong.
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Subzero Sweets presents Bayside SS with $1,100
09/15/2023
On Thursday, September 14, Bayside Secondary School (BSS) students, Ethan and Noah Morgan, presented BSS with $1,100 raised through their business Subzero Sweets.
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Professional Activity Day learning for September 25, 2023 PA Day
09/11/2023
The Ministry of Education requires school boards to share professional learning that will be happening on Professional Activity (PA) Days two weeks in advance of the PA Day.
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Welcome to school letter from the Minister of Education
09/06/2023
Please read a welcome to school letter from Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education.
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Welcome to school letter from Katherine MacIver, Director of Education
09/05/2023
Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year. We’re excited you have chosen for your child to attend a school of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board!
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Youth Summit for Mental Health on August 17, 2023
08/14/2023
On Thursday, August 17, 2023, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) is hosting a Youth Summit for Mental Health
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Statement regarding the Ontario College of Teachers' disciplinary hearing for Sean Norman Gary Monteith
07/25/2023
Earlier today, the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) announced that it will be holding a disciplinary hearing for Sean Norman Gary Monteith.
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Welcome Narin Kishinchandani, Superintendent of Business Services
07/12/2023
Welcome and congratulations to Narin Kishinchandani, appointed Superintendent of Business Services and Treasurer at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, effective September 1, 2023.
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Board Meeting Summary, July 11, 2023
07/11/2023
This is a summary of the July 11, 2023 special public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Congratulations to the 2023 Governor General Academic Medal recipients
07/07/2023
Congratulations to seven secondary school students who are recipients of the Governor General's Academic Medal.
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Summer Hours at schools and the Education Centre
Summer hours at schools and the Education Centre
06/26/2023
Once the school year has ended, hours of operation for schools and the Education Centre will change to the summer schedule.
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Congratulations to the 2023 Quinte Adult Education graduates!
06/23/2023
On Thursday, June 22, Quinte Adult Education (QAE) hosted a graduation ceremony at the William R. Kirk building in Belleville to celebrate the graduates for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Board Meeting Summary, June 19, 2023
06/19/2023
This is a summary of the June 19, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Public feedback from Community Drop-ins
06/19/2023
At the end of May, the public was invited to community drop-ins to review possible accommodation options for students/schools and share new ideas that hadn't already been considered.
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HPEDSB and The Learning Foundation reaffirm their joint commitment to students
06/14/2023
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between two organizations: the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) and The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation (The Learning Foundation).
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HPEDSB will be the Grand Marshal at the Bay of Quinte Pride Parade
06/06/2023
June is Pride Month and HPEDSB is excited join in the Bay of Quinte Pride Parade, where this year we have the distinction of leading the parade as Grand Marshal!
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Air quality in Hastings and Prince Edward counties affected by forest fire smoke
06/06/2023
Hastings and Prince Edward counties are experiencing air quality concerns due to forest fires occurring to the north and east.
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2023-2024 Budget proposed for approval, despite funding challenges
06/05/2023
A budget for the 2023-2024 school year has been proposed for approval. The budget was presented to the Physical Property, Finance and Building Committee this afternoon. It is balanced, with a small surplus of $22,597.
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Invitation to review draft board policy
05/29/2023
A new draft board policy, Board Member Honoraria, Expenses and Hospitality Reimbursement is available for public review and feedback.
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Board Meeting Summary, May 23, 2023
05/23/2023
This is a summary of the May 23, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Big Truck & Car Show hosted by York River PS
05/19/2023
York River Public School is hosting an Exploring the Trades: Big Truck and Car Show. It will be an exciting and action packed day, with an impressive assortment of vehicles on display and fun family events taking place.
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Community Drop-Ins: 2023 Long-term Capital and Accommodation Plan review
05/18/2023
The public is invited to Community Drop-ins hosted by Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB).
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Congratulations to Ian Ketcheson, Gold at Skills Ontario
05/18/2023
Congratulations to Ian Ketcheson, Bayside Secondary School, for his second Gold Medal at the Skills Ontario Competition in Welding.
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Congratulations to Tammy Kenzie, national award for PhysEd
05/10/2023
Congratulations to Eastside Secondary School teacher Tammy Kenzie who has been recognized with a National Award for Teaching Excellence in Physical and Health Education.
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PECI students call for action on TRC recommendations
05/10/2023
Students from Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are using their voices to petition the federal, provincial and municipal governments.
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Harry J Clarke PS keeps the celebration going!
05/09/2023
On Friday, May 5, the administration, staff and students of Harry J. Clarke Public School (HJC) hosted a community collaboration and Celebration of Dance.
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Budget Insights May Bulletin #2
05/03/2023
The Budget Insights information bulletin for May shares information about the upcoming budget for the 2023-2024 school year.
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05/03/2023
On Saturday, May 6 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Madoc Fairgrounds, Central Hastings School and Madoc Township Public School are hosting a Spring Carnival for the Madoc community
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Mock disaster training involving local authorities at Maynooth Public School on May 6, 2023.
05/02/2023
On Saturday, May 6, 2023, at approximately 9:00 AM, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB), will conduct mock disaster training at Maynooth Public School.
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HPEDSB secondary students attend Student Voice conference at the Education Centre
05/01/2023
On Friday, April 28, secondary students from across HPEDSB gathered at the Education Centre in Belleville for the Student Voice Conference.
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Family Symposium: Unlock your potential
04/26/2023
The HPEDSB Parent Involvement Committee is hosting the Family Symposium on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at the Belleville YMCA.
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Budget challenges for the 2023-2024 school year
04/26/2023
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is facing an anticipated budget shortfall for the 2023-2024 school year that is expected to exceed $4 million.
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Centennial Secondary School hosts Bandfest 2023
04/25/2023
On April 24, Centennial Secondary School (CSS) hosted Bandfest 2023, featuring performances from HPEDSB Grade 7/8 bands
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Board Meeting Summary, April 24, 2023
04/24/2023
This is a summary of the April 24, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Five HPEDSB schools piloting new student-absence reporting system
04/21/2023
Student safety is the priority at HPEDSB schools. Being aware of planned student absences enhances communication between home and school, and is a time-saver. Over the coming weeks, five HPEDSB schools will begin piloting a new student absence reporting system called SafeArrival.
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Budget Insights April Bulletin #1
04/21/2023
The April budget bulletin reviews student enrolment projections for September 2023
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Martin Boyce, Stonewall Riot Activist at Centennial Secondary School
04/20/2023
On Wednesday, April 19, Martin Boyce, Stonewall Riot Activist, presented at Centennial Secondary School.
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Skills Canada hosts Indigenous Trades orientation session for Grade 7/8 students
04/20/2023
On April 19, 2023, representatives from Skilled Trades Canada hosted an orientation event for HPEDSB Grade 7 and 8 students to share information about skilled trades opportunities.
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Congratulations to Inspiring Excellence Award recipients
04/20/2023
As part of celebrations during Education Week, May 1 to 5, 2023, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is preparing to honour educators and support staff who have been recognized by their peers for inspiring excellence.
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Which students achieved awards at the QRSTF?
04/18/2023
Congratulations to several HPEDSB students who won prizes at the recent Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair. Two HPEDSB students are proceeding to the Canada Wide Science Fair to be held in Edmonton, Alberta from May 14-19, 2023.
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Student transportation/busing update following the routes review
04/17/2023
A student transportation review was recently conducted to determine route efficiencies and potential cost savings in five regions: Bayside, Belleville, Central Hastings, North Hastings and Trenton.
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Student Art Show at Parrott Art Gallery opens April 20, 2023
04/13/2023
The 35th annual secondary student Art Show opens at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery on Thursday, April 20 at 6:00PM.
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Centennial Secondary School musical "Sixteen in 10 Minutes or Less"
04/13/2023
Centennial Secondary School Theatre Productions presents the musical, "Sixteen in 10 Minutes or Less"
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Contingency plan for Easthill Elementary
04/05/2023
As previously communicated, the construction of Easthill Elementary School has fallen behind schedule.
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PECI production of High School Musical April 27 to 29, 2023
04/05/2023
We're all in this together! Join students and staff at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) for their production of High School Musical.
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Baker Bunnies Bake Sale a bouncing success
03/31/2023
On Wednesday, March 26, the Madoc Township PS Grade 4/5 class held the Baker Bunnies Bake Sale to raise money in support of Heart of Hastings Hospice.
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Letter from Katherine MacIver, Director of Education
03/28/2023
As March draws to a close, we find ourselves anticipating warmer weather and opportunities for fun outdoor school and family activities.
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Board Meeting Summary, March 27, 2023
03/27/2023
This is a summary of the March 27, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Student Transportation Town Hall Meetings
03/13/2023
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is hosting a series of town hall meetings to discuss proposed changes to student transportation (busing) resulting from a transportation review.
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Sean Pudlis talks skilled trades with Quinte News
03/10/2023
Sean Pudlis, Experiential Learning Coordinator at HPEDSB spoke with Quinte News about skilled trades opportunities that already exist in schools through programs like the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
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Survey to assess interest in Virtual School for the 2023-2024 school year
03/08/2023
Based on the information available at this time, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) is exploring the possibility of partnering with neighbouring public school boards to offer a K-10 virtual school, an elementary virtual school and a secondary virtual school option during the 2023-2024 school year.
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Director of Education, Katherine MacIver's 95.5 FM interview
03/08/2023
Director of Education, Katherine MacIver, spoke with Mix 95.5 Hits FM about supporting young women and all students at HPEDSB with achieving success and pursuing their goals.
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Contingency planning for Easthill Elementary School
03/03/2023
An update about construction of the new Easthill Elementary School was the focus of a town hall meeting last night. Easthill Elementary School (EES) is under construction on the site of Queen Elizabeth School on Macdonald Avenue in east Belleville.
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Madoc Township Grade 4/5s combat litter
03/02/2023
Angela Burr's Grade 4/5 class from Madoc Township Public School presented a proposal to the Madoc Township city council for support in helping to clean up litter.
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Invitation to review draft board policy
03/01/2023
A new draft board policy, 7.1 Board Member Code of Conduct, is available for public review and feedback.
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HPEDSB releases Long-term Capital and Accommodation Plan with options for consideration
02/28/2023
School boards are required to have long-term capital plans to address pupil accommodation and programming needs. These plans provide a system-wide assessment and synopsis of student accommodation, including opportunities, challenges and limitations.
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Exciting new Skilled Trades planning tool for HPEDSB students
02/28/2023
With over one hundred skilled trades career options available, it can be challenging for students to learn about their post-secondary options
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Board Meeting Update, February 27, 2023
02/27/2023
This is a summary of the February 27, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. It was livestreamed (the recorded version will be available within 24 hours) and is an unofficial summary of the meeting; official minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
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Transition to Kindergarten workshop for students with special education needs
02/22/2023
On Thursday, March 2 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM a live virtual information night is being held to provide families of children with special needs information and resources to support a successful transition to kindergarten in September.
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Destinations class information night Feb 23, 2023
02/21/2023
The Destinations class is for Grade 7 and 8 students who are innately curious and passionate about learning.
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Socks for Society fundraiser
02/14/2023
Annie Wu and her friends Haleigh MacPherson and Kidan Singer co-founded the Socks For Society fundraiser to raise money to buy warm, high quality socks and winter essentials for local people who are in need
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We need your input for the 2023-2024 School Year Calendar
02/10/2023
Each year Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) gathers input from employees, parents/guardians, students, community members and community partners about the dates for the school year calendar.
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Guest author Monique Gray Smith at "Thoughtful Thursday"
02/10/2023
On February 9, more than 80 students and family members gathered for a special PJ’s and Blanket "Thoughtful Thursday" night at Sir John A. Macdonald School.
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Welcome Ernie Parsons, trustee for Sidney and Frankford
01/23/2023
A new trustee for Sidney and Frankford was sworn in at the Board meeting this evening. Congratulations and welcome to Ernie Parsons.
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Board Meeting Update, January 23, 2023
01/23/2023
This is a summary of the January 23, 2023 public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.
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Adventure Class Information Night February 9
01/20/2023
An Adventure Class information night for the 2023-2024 school year will be held in person on Thursday, February 9 at 5:00PM.
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Community input invited for the 2023-2024 budget
Community input invited for the 2023-2024 budget
01/13/2023
As we engage in the budget planning process for the 2023-2024 school year, we want to hear from you.
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Invitation to review draft board policies
01/10/2023
Two new draft board policies, Exclusions of a Student From Class or School and Integrity and Accountability, are available for public review and feedback.
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