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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
ThumbnailStudents Developing GIS Technology Skills Jamie Pettit Technology combined with hands-on experiential learning has elevated student engagement and interest in geography / geomatics to exciting new levels at Chesley District Community School. Through incorporating practical geographic information system (GIS) Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:04:24   501K2016/2/8 4:02 PM
ThumbnailYoung Engineers at LCPS Jamie Pettit Future engineers in the grade 2/3 class at Lucknow Central Public School were hard at work recently engaged in a fun and creative building activity. Grade 2 students designed and built pinball machines, while those in grade 3 completed a challenge to see Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:03:04   367K-
ThumbnailStudents "Keep Calm and Study On" during Exam Week Jamie Pettit Chesley District Community School's "Disable the Label" Safe Schools Committee has been helping secondary students through coordinating a number of relaxation activities designed to alleviate the stress of completing culminating projects and preparing for Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:23:29   136K2016/1/27 11:22 AM
ThumbnailWinter Fun on the Hills at MCPS Jamie Pettit The arrival of winter in all its glory could not have come at a better time for students at Mildmay-Carrick Public School. A toboggan party was recently organized by the MCPS Home and School Association, and included friendly invitations to families and  Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:16:28   258K2016/1/18 3:14 PM