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Get Loud for Mental Health

Thu, May 4, 2017 11:03 AM 
     Mental Health Week takes place from May 1 – 7, 2017. It is only fitting that this important occasion coincides with Education Week as Bluewater District School Board schools celebrate the many examples of excellence that are fostered in safe and caring ... 

Education Week in Bluewater

Fri, May 5, 2017 9:52 AM 
     Education Week takes place from May 1 – 5, 2017 with several activities planned in Bluewater District School Board schools recognizing this year’s theme, “Ontario150”. Throughout the week, some examples are being highlighted below to demonstrate ... 

SHSM Putting Grey County on the Map

Mon, May 1, 2017 10:58 AM 
     The multitude of skills and choice available through Bluewater District School Board’s Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program were on display as Grey County representatives brought a special guest to Grey Highlands Secondary School in Flesherton on ... 

Mathematics Professional Learning in Bluewater

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 2:13 PM 
     Bluewater District School Board is pleased to be partnering with Brock University to offer the Primary/Junior Mathematics Part 1 Additional Qualification course. Forty-four educators, representing teachers from kindergarten to Grade 6 and administration, ... 

Posies Painted at Hepworth Central

Mon, Apr 24, 2017 1:25 PM 
     Spring flowers are popping up outside and inside at Hepworth Central Public School. Students dropped by the school library during the school day on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to dab paint and contribute to a collaborative painting, with the juniors painting ... 

Minister of Education visits Bluewater District School Board

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 2:55 PM 
     It was an excellent opportunity to showcase the many diverse assets of our local rural school communities. Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter paid a visit to Bluewater District School Board on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 where she received tours of Paisley ... 

Celebration of Innovation at Science Fair

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 11:28 AM 
     From agriculture to zoology, the diverse range of captivating projects was an amazing demonstration of innovation at its finest from some of our brightest young scientific minds! Bluewater District School Board students recently joined their student peers ... 

Over 100 Students Attend Vimy’s 100th

Thu, Apr 13, 2017 7:16 PM 
     It was an impactful history lesson that over 100 students from four Bluewater District School Board secondary schools will never forget. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, participating students had the once-in-lifetime experience ... 

Students Collaborate on Mural Project

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 9:35 AM 
     During the week of April 3 - 7, 2017, a group of Saugeen District Secondary School and G.C. Huston Public School students had the unique opportunity to collaborate on an immersive mural project involving critically acclaimed Métis artist Christi Belcourt ... 

Fashion Under the Northern Lights

Sat, Apr 8, 2017 8:01 PM 
     Fashion was the passion at John Diefenbaker Senior School in Hanover as the fashion class held its annual show. The glitz and glamour of this year's trends in secondary school prom and Grade 8 graduation dresses and tuxedos, generously provided by local ... 

One Hundred Students Attend ICE Training

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 2:48 PM 
     The second of three Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) training days scheduled for the current school year was held at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre in Chesley on Friday, March 31, 2017. Approximately 100 Grade 11 and ... 

Macphail Celebrates its Namesake

Fri, Mar 31, 2017 1:35 PM 
     They came from Dundalk, Durham, Eugenia, Flesherton, Kimberley, Markdale, Meaford, Owen Sound, Shelburne, and beyond to celebrate the life and achievements of the extraordinary Proton Township-born, Agnes Campbell Macphail! Fondly remembered as the Lady ... 

2017 Regional Technological Skills Challenge

Wed, Mar 29, 2017 10:17 AM 
     The future of the skilled trades in Bruce and Grey Counties is very bright! Bluewater District School Board secondary students enrolled in technological education courses joined other students from across the region on Friday, March 24, 2017 to showcase ... 

Director's Message

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 10:41 AM 
     I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the Board of Trustees for the opportunity to assume the position of Director of Education. I am both honoured and excited to assume this new role. After almost 35 years in Bluewater District School ... 

Lots of Socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Thu, Mar 23, 2017 4:20 PM 
     In recognition of World Down Syndrome Day on Tuesday, March 21, students and staff at Huron Heights Public School in Kincardine wore their craziest, most colourful socks as part of a popular awareness tradition. The practice revolves around the idea that ... 

MCPS Winter Olympics

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 4:25 PM 
     It was a beautiful sunny day on Friday, February 17th at Mildmay-Carrick Public School for the annual Winter Olympics. The day began with all the students assigned to provincial teams, each of which was led by a Grade 7/8 student who was responsible for ... 

Floor Hockey Day at Sullivan

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 3:01 PM 
     On Thursday, February 23, Sullivan Community School in Desboro hosted its 3rd annual floor hockey tournament. It was a great day of floor hockey with teams from Sullivan, Walkerton District Community, Arran-Tara Elementary, and Chesley District Community ... 

BWDSB Announces Interim Director of Education

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 6:38 PM 
     Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Alana Murray to the position of Interim Director of Education. “We are very excited to welcome Alana as our new Director of Education. The Board of Trustees looks forward to ... 

Pink Shirt Day 2017

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 3:12 PM 
     On Wednesday, February 22nd, students and staff in Bluewater District School Board wore pink proudly in celebration of the annual tradition of Pink Shirt Day. Now in its 10th year, the occasion aims to encourage school communities to take a stand against ... 

JDSS Student a Skijoring World Champion

Fri, Feb 17, 2017 3:05 PM 
     John Diefenbaker Senior School in Hanover is celebrating an outstanding accomplishment by one of its own on the world stage of skijoring. Grade 11 student Nathan Groen recently won first place in the 1 Dog Skijor Junior category as part of Team Canada at ...