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Labour Update

Mon, Jul 6, 2015 2:49 PM 
     Please visit this page for the latest developments regarding labour negotiations and their potential impact on Bluewater District School Board schools. Information will be posted as it becomes available. ... 

Hillcrest Students' New Outdoor Classroom

Mon, Jul 6, 2015 2:40 PM 
     Junior and senior kindergarten students at Hillcrest Central School in Teeswater ended the 2014-15 school year on a positive note with the grand opening of their new outdoor classroom thanks to just over $430 in funding received from the TD Friends of the ... 

Long Service & Retirement Recognition

Thu, Jun 25, 2015 1:25 PM 
     A special celebration to honour retiring Bluewater District School Board staff members and those with 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service was held on Thursday, June 18, 2015. The annual Long Service & Retirement Recognition Reception included several ... 

2015 Awards of Excellence

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 4:20 PM 
     At the Regular Meeting of the Board on June 16, 2015, the extraordinary efforts and contributions of dedicated volunteers in Bluewater District School Board were recognized as trustees with the assistance of Director of Education Steve Blake presented the ... 

Lots to Celebrate at the BOEC

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 2:17 PM 
     The sun was shining, music playing and campfire crackling as approximately 400 people dropped by the Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre near Wiarton for Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Organized by members of the Bluewater Education Foundation ... 

Pan Am Torch visits Bluewater Schools

Tue, Jun 16, 2015 4:03 PM 
     Several schools in Bluewater District School Board got to be part of the route as the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay made its way through the local region on Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12, 2015. To mark the occasion and solidify a lasting ... 

Students "Growing Together" in Many Ways

Thu, Jun 11, 2015 2:38 PM 
     Though the school year may be winding down, Chesley District Community School has been a hub of activity. On May 28, 2015, the school welcomed dignitaries, board officials, media, parents and community members for its 'official opening' in recognition of ... 

Arran-Tara Tigers Bake Sale for Nepal

Thu, Jun 11, 2015 1:36 PM 
     A group of students at Arran-Tara Elementary School recently offered up some delicious treats to help those affected by disaster in another part of the world. The following student submission describes the initiative: On May 21st and 22nd our grade ... 

A Year of Medals in the Skilled Trades

Wed, Jun 3, 2015 1:40 PM 
     Bluewater is sparkling with gold following the Skills Canada National Competition, which took place from May 27th to 30th in Saskatoon. Ethan Raymond from Walkerton District Community School, who was one of three Bluewater District School Board students ... 

Students Empowered to Make a Difference

Tue, May 26, 2015 10:42 AM 
     A group of students at Bayview Public School in Owen Sound has spent a significant part of the school year making a difference in their community through an environmentally unique inquiry based learning project. At the beginning of the school year, grade ... 

Hillcrest Elementary School Golden at Kiwanis

Tue, May 26, 2015 10:28 AM 
     April was a golden month for music students at Hillcrest Elementary School in Owen Sound as they participated in the Grey County Kiwanis Festival of Music. The Grade 8 Ensemble, the Jazz Band and Concert Band each earned Gold honours during the festival. ... 

School Bus Update

Thu, May 21, 2015 2:28 PM 
     May 21, 2015 Important information re First Student Canada school buses in Owen Sound, Sauble Beach, Lion's Head, Meaford, Hepworth, Chatsworth, Wiarton, Tobermory Please visit this link to the Student Transportation Service Consortium of Grey-Bruce ... 

Students Celebrate We Day

Wed, May 13, 2015 12:17 PM 
     It was an inspirational day dedicated to empowering others, encouraging leadership skills and celebrating social justice as 450 elementary students attended We Day: A Year of Empowerment in Port Elgin on Monday, May 11th, 2015. The students, from both ... 

Grade 1 Student Designs Race Car

Wed, May 13, 2015 11:50 AM 
     The artwork of a grade 1 student from Osprey Central School in Maxwell is being recognized in the auto racing industry. Ava Warrington recently attended the 2015 Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo in Toronto where the race car design she created was ... 

Education Week 2015

Wed, May 6, 2015 12:09 PM 
     Schools in Bluewater District School Board are once again celebrating Education Week, which takes place from May 4 – 8, 2015. Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate student achievement and success as well as acknowledge the efforts of staff ... 

Children's Mental Health Week 2015

Mon, May 4, 2015 4:03 PM 
     Schools throughout Bluewater District School Board are once again recognizing Children's Mental Health Week, which takes place this year from May 3 – 9. In addition to promoting activities and initiatives that are themed around student well-being, it is ... 

West Hill wins Regional Envirothon

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 2:15 PM 
     Congratulations to the West Hill Secondary School Envirothon team on receiving first place at the 18th annual Grey Bruce Regional Envirothon competition held on April 21. Envirothon is a team competition that builds environmental awareness and leadership ... 

Students Lead by Example on Earth Day

Tue, Apr 28, 2015 8:58 AM 
     Schools throughout Bluewater District School Board were busy participating in a variety of environmentally friendly activities in recognition of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. It was a great opportunity for students and staff to model the 10 Character ... 

Medals Aplenty for Students at Science Fair

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 9:37 AM 
     Grades 7 to 12 students from Bruce and Grey Counties had a chance to demonstrate their scientific creations at the 17th annual Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair, which was held on Wednesday, April 1 at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre ... 

GBSS Teacher Named Citizen of the Year

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 3:23 PM 
     A Georgian Bay Secondary School teacher has been named as Meaford's Citizen of the Year for 2014. The award, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Meaford, was presented to Amy Teed-Acres at the annual Meaford Chamber of Commerce Community Awards held on March ...