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Thumbnail "Le Petit Prince" at Sydenham  Jamie Pettit  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  Mon, 09 May 2016 10:42:52      47K 2016/5/9 10:42 AM
Thumbnail Minister at SVE for funding announcement   Jamie Pettit  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  Mon, 02 May 2016 13:18:03      715K 2016/4/29 5:28 PM
Thumbnail Education Week 2016  Jamie Pettit  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   Fri, 06 May 2016 11:35:05      433K 2016/4/28 8:42 AM
Thumbnail BPDS Production of "The Wizard of Oz"   Jamie Pettit  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   Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:29:32      930K -
Thumbnail Huron Heights wins People's Choice Award  Jamie Pettit  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   Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:40:34      54K 2016/4/22 3:16 PM
Thumbnail MCS Curlers win Provincial Runner-up Medals   Jamie Pettit  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  Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:36:02      403K 2016/4/20 4:31 PM
Thumbnail La Semaine Française   Jamie Pettit  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  Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:41:39      356K 2016/4/7 9:39 AM
Thumbnail 2016 Regional Technological Skills Challenge  Jamie Pettit  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  Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:04:07      3.7M 2016/4/5 1:34 PM
Thumbnail Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair 2016  Jamie Pettit  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  Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:24:41      190K 2016/3/31 3:44 PM
Thumbnail Macphail Elementary Band Wins Big!  Jamie Pettit  The Macphail Elementary Band has won a Platinum Award at York Region’s Music Alive, which is described as one of the largest music festivals in Ontario! This eclectic mix of approximately 50 student musicians, spanning from grades 5-8, includes strings  Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:57:02      123K -
Thumbnail JDSS Fashion Show Dazzles  Jamie Pettit  It was a fashionably entertaining evening at John Diefenbaker Senior School in Hanover on Friday, March 4th as the Fashion class held its James Bond themed fashion show. Approximately 200 people attended the sell-out event, which featured 2016 high school  Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:40:54      659K 2016/3/16 2:36 PM
Thumbnail West Hill Receives "Mood Walk" Funding   Jamie Pettit  During a snowy Friday in February, students from West Hill Secondary School in Owen Sound took part in their first "Mood Walk".  According to the Mood Walks province-wide initiative, which is a partnership of the Canadian Mental Health Association,   Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:25:48      142K 2016/3/9 1:12 PM
Thumbnail Celebrating 50 Years of Dawnview   Jamie Pettit  Did you know that Dawnview Public School first opened in 1965? For the past 50 years, Dawnview has been an integral part of Hanover and the surrounding communities. As part of the school's 50th anniversary celebrations, we are honouring Dawnview through  Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:52:19      97K 2016/3/3 12:50 PM
Thumbnail Family Math Night at Alexandra  Jamie Pettit  A chilly blast of winter could do little to prevent several keen parents and students from attending Family Math Night at Alexandra Community School on Monday, February 29th. Classrooms equipped with math stations provided junior kindergarten to grade 6   Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:43:55      524K 2016/3/1 4:41 PM
Thumbnail Pink Shirt Day in Bluewater  Jamie Pettit  It was an invasion of 'pink' in schools throughout Bluewater District School Board for Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24th as students and staff came together to recognize the importance of standing up to eliminate all forms of bullying. Bluewater  Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:50:21      956K 2016/2/25 3:37 PM
Thumbnail Fun with Math  Jamie Pettit  Grade 7/8 students at Bruce Peninsula District School are enhancing their math skills by learning about percentage and ratio in fun and colourful ways. Recent class activities have focused on sorting and grouping objects to find the percentage, fraction,  Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:12:01      351K -
Thumbnail Grade 2/3 Students Welcome Syrian Families to Canada  Jamie Pettit  At Ripley-Huron Community School, Mrs. Masrani shares important news with her grade 2/3 students on a regular basis. Recently, students learned about the efforts of Prime Minister Trudeau to welcome Syrian families to Canada. This generated further class  Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:41:32      266K 2016/2/9 12:41 PM
Thumbnail Students Developing GIS Technology Skills  Jamie Pettit  Technology combined with hands-on experiential learning has elevated student engagement and interest in geography / geomatics to exciting new levels at Chesley District Community School. Through incorporating practical geographic information system (GIS)  Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:04:24      501K 2016/2/8 4:02 PM
Thumbnail Young Engineers at LCPS  Jamie Pettit  Future engineers in the grade 2/3 class at Lucknow Central Public School were hard at work recently engaged in a fun and creative building activity. Grade 2 students designed and built pinball machines, while those in grade 3 completed a challenge to see  Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:03:04      367K -
Thumbnail Students "Keep Calm and Study On" during Exam Week  Jamie Pettit  Chesley District Community School's "Disable the Label" Safe Schools Committee has been helping secondary students through coordinating a number of relaxation activities designed to alleviate the stress of completing culminating projects and preparing for  Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:23:29      136K 2016/1/27 11:22 AM