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Long Service & Retirement Recognition

Wed, Jun 29, 2016 3:14 PM 
     It was a special opportunity to once again honour Bluewater District School Board staff members who are retiring, as well as those with 25, 30, 35 and 45 years of service. This year’s Long Service & Retirement Recognition Reception was held on Thursday ... 

Bluewater Schools Achieve Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification

Mon, Jun 27, 2016 1:52 PM 
     Two schools in Bluewater District School Board have achieved silver in Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification for the 2015 - 2016 school year! Saugeen District Secondary School in Port Elgin and Hanover’s John Diefenbaker Senior School join the ranks ... 

2016 Awards of Excellence

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 10:41 AM 
     At the Regular Meeting of the Board on June 21, 2016, community members who have made outstanding contributions in Bluewater District School Board over the past year were recognized as part of the annual presentation of the Awards of Excellence. Director ... 

BWDSB Shines Again at Skills Canada National Competition

Mon, Jun 13, 2016 10:09 AM 
     Bluewater District School Board was once again represented in fine fashion at the Skills Canada National Competition, which was held this year from June 3 to 8 in Moncton, New Brunswick. Kincardine District Secondary School grade 11 student Declan Mowle ... 

Students hold Bake Sale for Fort McMurray

Fri, Jun 10, 2016 2:22 PM 
     Some students at John Diefenbaker Senior School in Hanover recently put their baking talents to good use in support of the victims of the wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta. As part of a K level math project, students applied their learning to a real life ... 

FNMI Student Forums and Teacher Training

Thu, Jun 9, 2016 11:35 AM 
     To coincide with National Aboriginal History Month in June, much is happening in Bluewater District School Board to cultivate deep awareness and understanding of Aboriginal Canadian history and cultures. Two recent forums, held at the Bluewater District ... 

Experiential Learning in the Great Outdoors

Fri, Jun 3, 2016 2:12 PM 
     It has been an active year outdoors for two classes from Peninsula Shores District School in Wiarton. The JK/SK group of Mrs. Madill and Mrs. Barker along with Mrs. Williams' 3/4 students enjoyed an opportunity to participate in some experiential learning ... 

Students are a 'Class Act' at Senior Prom

Fri, May 27, 2016 4:10 PM 
     On Tuesday May 17th, eight nicely dressed gentlemen from Saugeen District Secondary School paid a visit to the Southampton Care Centre to attend the nursing home's first ever 'senior prom'. To help make the occasion a special one, the residents wore their ... 

SHSM Teaches Important Rural Life Skills

Tue, May 24, 2016 1:29 PM 
     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 ... 

National Science Honours for Bluewater

Sat, May 21, 2016 8:07 AM 
     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 ... 

Top Honours for West Hill at Envirothon

Wed, May 11, 2016 11:22 AM 
     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 ... 

"Le Petit Prince" at Sydenham

Mon, May 9, 2016 10:42 AM 
     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 ... 

Minister at SVE for funding announcement

Mon, May 2, 2016 1:18 PM 
     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 ... 

Education Week 2016

Fri, May 6, 2016 11:35 AM 
     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 ... 

BPDS Production of "The Wizard of Oz"

Wed, Apr 27, 2016 3:29 PM 
     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 ... 

Huron Heights wins People's Choice Award

Fri, Apr 22, 2016 3:40 PM 
     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 ... 

MCS Curlers win Provincial Runner-up Medals

Thu, Apr 21, 2016 10:36 AM 
     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 ... 

La Semaine Française

Thu, Apr 7, 2016 9:41 AM 
     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 ... 

2016 Regional Technological Skills Challenge

Tue, Apr 5, 2016 3:04 PM 
     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 ... 

Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair 2016

Wed, Apr 20, 2016 2:24 PM 
     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 ...