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Students Race Cardboard Boats

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 1:31 PM 
     Teams of grades 7 and 8 students from 10 schools throughout Bruce and Grey Counties put their boat building skills to the ultimate test on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Centennial Pool in Port Elgin. Coordinated by the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program ... 

We C.A.R.E Grey Bruce Launched

Tue, Dec 9, 2014 12:00 PM 
     It was a packed house at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre on Wednesday, December 3rd as community partners came together to celebrate the launch of We C.A.R.E Grey Bruce, a new mental health initiative aimed at supporting youth in our ... 

FLEX Students Take up Running

Mon, Dec 8, 2014 9:23 AM 
     Students enrolled in the FLEX program are lacing up their sneakers for a run two times a week in Owen Sound. The idea came about when FLEX teacher Patti McComb was witnessing the high rise of anxiety, depression and stress amongst adolescents. McComb ... 

2014 - 2018 Board of Trustees Inaugurated

Wed, Dec 3, 2014 11:51 AM 
     At the Inaugural Meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, the elected, acclaimed and appointed Bluewater District School Board trustees for the 2014 – 2018 term took their oath of office. Trustees and the areas they represent are as follows: ... 

Fresh New Look for MCPS

Mon, Nov 24, 2014 9:24 AM 
     A brand new school spirit logo was revealed recently at Mildmay-Carrick Public School! The logo was inspired by a design from a grade 8 student at the school who was chosen from six finalists by a parent/teacher committee. Congratulations are extended to ... 

West Hill Helps Students Transition

Tue, Nov 18, 2014 2:52 PM 
     On Tuesday, November 4th, West Hill Secondary School in Owen Sound hosted an orientation session for all incoming grade 8 students. Transition to secondary school is often accompanied by feelings of excitement, adventure, new beginnings and even anxiety ... 

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2014

Fri, Nov 14, 2014 12:27 PM 
     Bluewater schools are once again recognizing Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, which occurs this year from November 16th to 22nd. While many students and staff participate year round in activities that support safe and accepting school environments ... 

Bluewater Honours Remembrance Day

Tue, Nov 11, 2014 1:35 PM 
     The observance of Remembrance Day continues to be a powerful and important tradition for students and staff throughout Bluewater District School Board. On Tuesday, November 11th, schools held Remembrance Day assemblies and attended ceremonies taking place ... 

GBSS Photography Contest a Success

Thu, Nov 6, 2014 4:24 PM 
     Every picture tells a story! Just ask students at Georgian Bay Secondary School in Meaford. On Thursday, November 6, the school's photography club with the help of several departments held its first photography contest. In total, 70 photos were submitted ... 

BWDSB Teachers Receive Prestigious History Awards

Wed, Nov 5, 2014 3:12 PM 
     Two OSCVI teachers were at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Monday, November 3rd to be nationally recognized for their exceptional efforts in bringing history to life in the classroom. Dave Alexander and Ryan McManaman have both been honoured as recipients of the ... 

Sullivan Student Wins Young Citizens Competition

Thu, Oct 30, 2014 10:07 AM 
     A grade 7 student from Sullivan Community School in Desboro is celebrating a big win in the Canada's History For Kids Young Citizens project competition. Eastyn Klages is being recognized as one of only two students chosen to represent Ontario for three ... 

BWDSB Teachers Recognized with PM Awards

Tue, Oct 14, 2014 2:15 PM 
     Three Bluewater teachers are receiving national recognition as recipients of a Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. Congratulations are extended to each award winner for this remarkable accomplishment through their ongoing efforts to exemplify ... 

Schools Honour Terry Fox in Many Ways

Tue, Oct 7, 2014 1:59 PM 
     Several Bluewater schools have been showing their generous and caring spirit as of late with their Terry Fox Run activities. National School Run Day took place on Wednesday, September 24th with many participating while other schools chose different days ... 

World Teachers' Day 2014 on October 5th

Fri, Oct 3, 2014 9:15 AM 
     Bluewater District School Board is recognizing the invaluable contributions to student achievement made daily by its teachers as part of World Teachers' Day on Sunday, October 5, 2014. This year's theme for World Teachers' Day is "Invest in the future, ... 

Former Prime Minister Speaks to Students

Tue, Oct 7, 2014 10:40 AM 
     A group of Saugeen District Secondary School students and staff had an opportunity recently to attend a special evening in Owen Sound with a former Canadian prime minister. The Right Honourable Paul Martin was at the Harmony Centre on Wednesday, September ... 

LCPS Publishes New Book

Fri, Sep 26, 2014 10:46 AM 
     Students and staff at Lucknow Central Public School have published a new book! "Lucky's Amazing Adventure" is a product of the LCPS after school tutoring program, where students collaborated with their teachers and the expert bookmakers at BlurbNation to ... 

Say YES: Breakfast for Learning Month

Thu, Sep 18, 2014 10:03 AM 
     September is Breakfast for Learning Month. The start of a new school year is always a good time to raise awareness when it comes to the important correlation between healthy eating and student learning. Among other student nutrition programs, Grey Bruce ... 

Schools Participate in Ice Bucket Challenge

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 3:44 PM 
     The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has made its way to Bluewater schools. Staff at Ripley-Huron Community School recently rose to the challenge issued by one student and his family. It was an opportunity for students to learn more about ALS and how difficult ... 

Summer Workshops 2014

Fri, Sep 12, 2014 2:09 PM 
     It was a chance for the teachers and educational support staff to become the students! Several Bluewater staff readied themselves for September's return to the classroom by participating in a varied range of summer learning opportunities. From August 15 ... 

Link Crew Day 2014

Wed, Sep 10, 2014 2:39 PM 
     New grade 9 students received a warm welcome to high school on Tuesday, September 2nd as part of Link Crew Day. An annual tradition at Bluewater, Link Crew helps students with the transition to secondary school life. Once again, all 11 secondary schools ...