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A Fun Winter Experience

Wed, Jan 18, 2017 1:56 PM 
     Students at Dawnview Public School in Hanover recently enjoyed the best that winter has to offer in Bruce and Grey Counties with a day trip to the slopes. Grades 4, 5 and 6 classes embarked on their first of two ski days planned for this year. While many ... 

Student Art Reflects Grandfather Teachings

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 9:26 AM 
     Students at G.C. Huston Public School in Southampton have been busily engaged in a unique project that is allowing them to share powerful messages through the expression of art. The students have been designing classroom doors that reflect Saugeen First ... 

Secondary Information Nights

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 9:18 AM 
     Current Grade 7 and 8 students and their parents are invited to come and learn about the multitude of excellent programs and extracurricular opportunities that await them in Bluewater District School Board secondary schools. Information nights are being ... 

New Team Name and School Colours for GBCS

Tue, Jan 10, 2017 3:30 PM 
     The Meaford school community has spoken! The new team name for the recently reconfigured Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) is the Thunder, while the school’s new colours are black and gold. A mascot committee, which included representation from ... 

Ripley-Huron Community School Honours A Festive Tradition

Tue, Dec 20, 2016 4:32 PM 
     Festive turkey dinners have been popular as of late in some schools throughout Bluewater District School Board. At Ripley-Huron Community School, it has been an annual tradition for almost 30 years to host such an occasion. Grade 8 students and parents ... 

Students in the Spirit of Giving

Mon, Dec 19, 2016 4:16 PM 
     Bluewater District School Board students are doing their part to help others in our local communities as the holiday season approaches. A number of campaigns, such as food and toy drives, have been happening throughout the district. Here are just a few ... 

Bluewater District School Board Mourns the Passing of Trustee Linda Hamill

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 12:46 PM 
     It is with great sadness that Bluewater District School Board announces the passing of Trustee Linda Hamill. A former teacher, school volunteer and children’s author, Linda dedicated her life to education and many other pursuits in her community. She ... 

BVCS Pilots New Snowboarding Program

Thu, Dec 1, 2016 10:18 AM 
     The snow has yet to arrive, however, students at Beaver Valley Community School (BVCS) in Thornbury are already learning all about the skills and thrills of snowboarding! BVCS has the unique distinction of being the first school in the province to test a ... 

Students Participate in ICE Training

Mon, Nov 28, 2016 4:27 PM 
     Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program had an opportunity to share ideas and interact with a diverse range of industry leading local businesses and organizations. The first of three Innovation, Creativity and ... 

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week 2016

Wed, Nov 23, 2016 8:54 AM 
     To coincide with Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, which takes place from November 20 – 26, 2016, a number of interactive and engaging learning initiatives that support student and staff well-being are underway in Bluewater District School Board. ... 

FLEX School Still Going Strong

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 10:18 AM 
     A decade since its launch in our local area, FLEX school is still popular amongst Bluewater District School Board students. Often described as 'secondary school within a college', this important program was created in 2006 thanks to a partnership between ... 

Students and Staff Observe Remembrance Day

Fri, Nov 11, 2016 9:27 AM 
     Bluewater District School Board students and staff are joining millions across Canada on November 11, 2016 to honour the men and women, past and present, who have fought to preserve our freedom. Schools across the district are once again participating in ... 

BWDSB Honours Treaties Recognition Week

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 2:31 PM 
     Bluewater District School Board is joining other school communities across Ontario to honour the first ever Treaties Recognition Week, which takes place from November 6 – 12, 2016. As announced by the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation ... 

BWDSB Receives 11.75 Million for Owen Sound Area Schools

Fri, Oct 28, 2016 4:19 PM 
     Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education is providing 11.75 million dollars in Capital Priorities funding for significant renovations to the yet to be named Owen Sound elementary school and Owen Sound District ... 

Ground Breaking for New Hanover School Build

Fri, Oct 28, 2016 11:44 AM 
     Members of the local media and other invited guests joined Bluewater District School Board representatives on Thursday, October 27, 2016 to observe the official ground breaking at the future build site for the new school in Hanover. Located on the east ... 

Q&A: Cancelled Trial of the October 20, 2016 Online OSSLT Assessment

Thu, Oct 27, 2016 3:07 PM 
     The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) is providing a 'questions and answers' page on its website regarding the cancelled trial of the October 20, 2016 online Grade 10 Literacy Test (OSSLT). To view the Q&A, please click on this ... 

Dufferin Students Create Street Art

Mon, Oct 24, 2016 11:31 AM 
     Students from Dufferin Elementary School in Owen Sound recently got involved in a community art project that allowed them to express their creativity with spray paint. As part of the StreetART Mural initiative, which encourages community partnerships that ... 

Grade 10 Literacy Test (OSSLT) - Cancelled

Fri, Oct 21, 2016 9:18 AM 
     Due to widespread technical issues with the online OSSLT network, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), cancelled the online Grade 10 Literacy Test (OSSLT) that was to take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016. ... 

Spruce Ridge Students go for a Book Walk

Mon, Oct 17, 2016 11:58 AM 
     Students from Spruce Ridge Community School in Durham recently participated in some lifting for literacy! In an effort to assist the Durham Library Branch of the West Grey Library with its move to a new facility, students joined volunteers and members of ... 

MCPS Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Continues

Tue, Oct 11, 2016 10:28 AM 
     On Thursday, October 6th, every student, staff member and parent volunteer at Mildmay-Carrick Public School was once again treated to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. All participants gathered in the gym for a delicious feast with all the trimmings and ...