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ThumbnailWorld Mental Health Day on October 10 Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board is recognizing World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2018. According to the World Health Organization, this annual occasion “provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about the Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:04:45   87K-
ThumbnailWorld Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2018  Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board joins others around the globe on World Teachers’ Day to celebrate the invaluable roles and contributions of teachers. Whether you are a student, parent/guardian, grand parent, colleague, or other member of our local comm Sat, 06 Oct 2018 09:26:47   115K2018/10/5 8:37 AM
ThumbnailBWDSB Teacher Recognized for Leadership in Outdoor Education Jamie Pettit A Bluewater District School Board teacher has been recognized by the Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario (COEO) for her exceptional work in developing young leaders through outdoor education. Congratulations to Tobin Day, who was named as this  Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:33:07   103K2018/10/3 9:25 AM
ThumbnailMural at OSDSS Undergoes Restoration Jamie Pettit This year’s summer renewal work at Owen Sound District Secondary School extended beyond building repair work and parking lot repaving. Anyone who passes by the school is strongly encouraged to take a closer look at the historic mural that has graced the Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:17:03   1.1M2018/9/25 12:23 PM
ThumbnailOrange Shirt Day Recognition in Bluewater Jamie Pettit September 30, 2018 has been designated 'Orange Shirt Day' in honour of residential school survivors, and for Canadians to demonstrate their commitment to reconciliation. Since this date falls on a Sunday, Bluewater District School Board staff and students Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:15:28   20K2018/9/21 10:10 AM
ThumbnailBack-to-School Wellness Tips Jamie Pettit To coincide with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year, Bluewater District School Board is pleased to share some helpful tips to assist parents/guardians and their children with the transition to a new schedule. Whether they are entering a new grade or Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:25:56   119K2018/8/21 3:06 PM
ThumbnailJDSS Celebrates Coop Education  Jamie Pettit Local businesses and community partners who support students with career related training joined John Diefenbaker Senior School students and staff for an annual coop luncheon on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. It was a great opportunity to thank those who help  Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:03:43   945K2018/7/17 10:00 AM
ThumbnailNational Indigenous History Month in BWDSB Jamie Pettit June was a busy month in Bluewater District School Board for meaningful activities and recognition events in honour of National Indigenous History Month and National lndigenous Peoples Day on June 21st. Some recently featured examples include the annual  Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:00:10   1.2M2018/7/5 1:24 PM
ThumbnailOYAP Level 1 Cooks Graduate! Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board joins its dedicated staff from the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) in congratulating our graduates of this year’s OYAP Level 1 Dual Credit Cook Program. During Semester 2, students participated in a combinati Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:27:59   317K-
ThumbnailEmerging Leadership in BWDSB Jamie Pettit As part of Bluewater District School Board’s strong focus on succession planning to ensure a sustainable path forward that maintains a high standard of excellence in our local public education system, a group of enthusiastic and engaged staff attended a Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:02:49   143K2018/6/26 10:02 AM
Thumbnail“Zgaa-biig-ni-gan” Bridge Name Official Jamie Pettit A truly historic occasion helped to mark National lndigenous Peoples Day on June 21, 2018. As part of a full day of celebrations hosted by Saugeen First Nation, two communities came together over the beautiful Saugeen River for a much anticipated bridge  Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:25:37   1.1M2018/6/22 2:31 PM
ThumbnailLong Service and Retirement Recognition Jamie Pettit It was a celebratory evening with plenty of smiles and a few tears as Bluewater District School Board trustees, staff and family members came together to honour some truly special employees for their dedicated careers in our local education system. This  Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:13:32   1M2018/6/21 11:12 AM
Thumbnail2018 Awards of Excellence Jamie Pettit As part of the final Regular Meeting of the Board for the 2017 – 2018 school year on June 19, Bluewater District School Board honoured community members for their outstanding volunteer work and contributions to our local education system. Trustees took Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:34:07   1M2018/6/20 10:32 AM
ThumbnailTwo BWDSB Schools Receive Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification Jamie Pettit Two Bluewater District School Board schools in Hanover are being recognized provincially for their outstanding efforts over the past year in supporting healthy initiatives! John Diefenbaker Senior School and Dawnview Public School are the proud recipients Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:55:15   77K2018/6/19 4:25 PM
ThumbnailPSDS Hosts 12th Annual Pow Wow Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board is honouring National Indigenous History Month throughout June. Schools continue to expand Indigenous learning opportunities for students through engaging activities that explore the history, culture, and contributions of  Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:58:46   397K2018/6/13 10:34 AM
ThumbnailLiving Library at RHCS Jamie Pettit Area students from Hillcrest and Lucknow Central Public Schools joined their peers at Ripley-Huron Community School to participate in some authentic learning experiences on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the RHCS Living Library. The 27 “Living Books” shared Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:35:08   300K2018/6/16 9:34 AM
ThumbnailAlumni Profile – Valerie Lauckner-Morano Jamie Pettit We are pleased to celebrate some of the many examples of staff excellence in Bluewater District School Board with our new alumni profile feature! This week, we highlight some of our former graduates whose career pathways have led them back to Bluewater to Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:31:30   41K2018/6/15 2:19 PM
ThumbnailAlumni Profile – Natalie Lebovic Jamie Pettit We are pleased to celebrate some of the many examples of staff excellence in Bluewater District School Board with our new alumni profile feature! This week, we highlight some of our former graduates whose career pathways have led them back to Bluewater to Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:18:34   30K2018/6/12 11:17 AM
ThumbnailZGAA-BIIG-NI-GAN: WE ARE CONNECTED Jamie Pettit On June 21, 2018, the bridge that spans the Saugeen River in Southampton will officially receive its name. G. C. Huston Public School, in consultation with Elders from Saugeen First Nation, has chosen the name, Zgaa-biig-ni-gan (Zgaa-beeg-ni-gun), which  Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:24:49   1.6M2018/6/11 10:23 AM
ThumbnailPride Month 2018 Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board is once again celebrating Pride Month. To embrace diversity and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusive education in a safe and accepting school environment, schools and board facilities are raising or displaying  Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:47:30   1.3M2018/6/5 12:43 PM