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ThumbnailSHSM Teaches Important Rural Life Skills Jamie Pettit Take a walk through the barn that sits adjacent to Chesley District Community School (CDCS) and you immediately realize that despite its relatively modest square footage, you have stepped into the inner workings of an authentic and professionally run farm Tue, 24 May 2016 13:29:43   1.1M-
ThumbnailNational Science Honours for Bluewater Jamie Pettit It was an exceptional showing for Team Bluewater at this year’s Canada-Wide Science Fair, which took place in Montreal from May 15th – 20th. For the first time in history, a local student advancing from the Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair Sat, 21 May 2016 08:07:53   141K2016/5/21 7:40 AM
ThumbnailTop Honours for West Hill at Envirothon Jamie Pettit The West Hill Secondary School Envirothon teams received first place at the 19th annual Grey Bruce Regional Envirothon competition held at Camp Celtic in Lion’s Head on May 4th, 2016. The senior team now advances to the provincial competition in Lindsay Wed, 11 May 2016 11:22:42   105K2016/5/11 11:21 AM
Thumbnail"Le Petit Prince" at Sydenham Jamie Pettit Students, staff and parent volunteers at Sydenham Community School in Owen Sound have been working very hard to get ready for the musical, "The Little Prince/Le Petit Prince". Teamwork is at the forefront of this effort, and it is very exciting to see so Mon, 09 May 2016 10:42:52   47K2016/5/9 10:42 AM
ThumbnailMinister at SVE for funding announcement  Jamie Pettit Minister of Education Liz Sandals paid an afternoon visit to St. Vincent-Euphrasia Elementary School in Meaford on Friday, April 29, 2016 to announce 24.1 million dollars in funding from the Ministry of Education's School Consolidation Capital program for Mon, 02 May 2016 13:18:03   715K2016/4/29 5:28 PM
ThumbnailEducation Week 2016 Jamie Pettit We recognize our shared commitment to student excellence in Bluewater District School Board during Education Week, which takes places from May 2 - 6, 2016. The hard work and dedication of all staff, trustees, students, parents/guardians and other  Fri, 06 May 2016 11:35:05   433K2016/4/28 8:42 AM
ThumbnailBPDS Production of "The Wizard of Oz"  Jamie Pettit Bruce Peninsula District School's recent production of "The Wizard of Oz" included approximately 60 students from grades 1 to 12 with many from the Special Needs Unit participating. There were three sold out performances between Thursday, April 21st and  Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:29:32   930K-
ThumbnailHuron Heights wins People's Choice Award Jamie Pettit Congratulations are in order for Team Mean Machine from Huron Heights Public School on their teamwork and videography skills! Following a voting period in March, Skills Canada-Ontario recently announced that Huron Heights 1 - Mean Machine was the winner  Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:40:34   54K2016/4/22 3:16 PM
ThumbnailMCS Curlers win Provincial Runner-up Medals  Jamie Pettit Meaford junior curlers were in Gananoque from April 7 - 9 to compete in the annual provincial elementary school championships. The event began with 54 teams of students from across Ontario, including a group of enthusiastic curlers from Meaford Community Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:36:02   403K2016/4/20 4:31 PM
ThumbnailLa Semaine Française  Jamie Pettit From March 21st to 24th, the Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Saugeen Shores chapter hosted French Week at École Port Elgin-Saugeen Central School. Throughout the week, all students and staff members enjoyed treats, such as hot chocolate (chocolat chaud Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:41:39   356K2016/4/7 9:39 AM
Thumbnail2016 Regional Technological Skills Challenge Jamie Pettit It was another opportunity for Bluewater District School Board secondary students to shine in the skilled trades. The 12th Annual Regional Technological Skills Challenge, held on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Georgian College and a few other select Owen Sound Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:04:07   3.7M2016/4/5 1:34 PM
ThumbnailBluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair 2016 Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board students continue to excel with their science projects! At this year's Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair (BRSTF), held at Owen Sound's Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre on March 30th and April 13th, students Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:24:41   190K2016/3/31 3:44 PM
ThumbnailMacphail Elementary Band Wins Big! Jamie Pettit The Macphail Elementary Band has won a Platinum Award at York Region’s Music Alive, which is described as one of the largest music festivals in Ontario! This eclectic mix of approximately 50 student musicians, spanning from grades 5-8, includes strings Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:57:02   123K-
ThumbnailJDSS Fashion Show Dazzles Jamie Pettit It was a fashionably entertaining evening at John Diefenbaker Senior School in Hanover on Friday, March 4th as the Fashion class held its James Bond themed fashion show. Approximately 200 people attended the sell-out event, which featured 2016 high school Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:40:54   659K2016/3/16 2:36 PM
ThumbnailWest Hill Receives "Mood Walk" Funding  Jamie Pettit During a snowy Friday in February, students from West Hill Secondary School in Owen Sound took part in their first "Mood Walk".  According to the Mood Walks province-wide initiative, which is a partnership of the Canadian Mental Health Association,  Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:25:48   142K2016/3/9 1:12 PM
ThumbnailCelebrating 50 Years of Dawnview  Jamie Pettit Did you know that Dawnview Public School first opened in 1965? For the past 50 years, Dawnview has been an integral part of Hanover and the surrounding communities. As part of the school's 50th anniversary celebrations, we are honouring Dawnview through Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:52:19   97K2016/3/3 12:50 PM
ThumbnailFamily Math Night at Alexandra Jamie Pettit A chilly blast of winter could do little to prevent several keen parents and students from attending Family Math Night at Alexandra Community School on Monday, February 29th. Classrooms equipped with math stations provided junior kindergarten to grade 6  Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:43:55   524K2016/3/1 4:41 PM
ThumbnailPink Shirt Day in Bluewater Jamie Pettit It was an invasion of 'pink' in schools throughout Bluewater District School Board for Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24th as students and staff came together to recognize the importance of standing up to eliminate all forms of bullying. Bluewater Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:50:21   956K2016/2/25 3:37 PM
ThumbnailFun with Math Jamie Pettit Grade 7/8 students at Bruce Peninsula District School are enhancing their math skills by learning about percentage and ratio in fun and colourful ways. Recent class activities have focused on sorting and grouping objects to find the percentage, fraction, Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:12:01   351K-
ThumbnailGrade 2/3 Students Welcome Syrian Families to Canada Jamie Pettit At Ripley-Huron Community School, Mrs. Masrani shares important news with her grade 2/3 students on a regular basis. Recently, students learned about the efforts of Prime Minister Trudeau to welcome Syrian families to Canada. This generated further class Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:41:32   266K2016/2/9 12:41 PM