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ÉPESCS Raises the Roof

Mon, Jan 11, 2016 1:29 PM 
     École Port Elgin-Saugeen Central School students and staff watched in excitement recently as a large crane lifted the roof into place on their new outdoor classroom that is being built by Saugeen District Secondary School students, under the direction of ... 

Inquiry Project Teaches Students About Other Cultures

Thu, Dec 17, 2015 1:48 PM 
     With the holiday season upon us, students at G.C. Huston Public School in Southampton are spending some time learning about the diverse traditions of other cultures. As part of their inquiry model, students in Mr. White's grade 2 class recently came up ... 

Spruce Ridge Food Drive Challenge

Fri, Dec 11, 2015 3:39 PM 
     The Spruce Ridge Community School Student Council recently held a week long food drive challenge in which classes were given an opportunity to bring in donations. Students were then challenged to build structures with the donated food items to be viewed ... 

WHSS Grade 8 Transition Day A Huge Success

Fri, Dec 11, 2015 12:12 PM 
     West Hill Secondary School, Owen Sound hosted a transition event for incoming grade 8 students on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Over 200 students spent the day learning about exciting elective opportunities in Technology, Communications, Construction, Design ... 

Labour Update

Tue, Dec 1, 2015 1:02 PM 
     Please visit this page for the latest developments regarding labour negotiations and their potential impact on Bluewater District School Board schools. Information will be posted as it becomes available. ... 

Sydenham Community School 'Me to We' Vow of Silence

Tue, Dec 1, 2015 9:43 AM 
     On Thursday, November 19, 2015, over 60 Sydenham Community School students participated in the Vow of Silence by wearing signs or decorating t-shirts that said, "I am silent…." Students continued to communicate in class by using white boards or writing ... 

“Say Yes to Good Food in Schools” Campaign Returns

Thu, Dec 10, 2015 4:17 PM 
     The Ontario Student Nutrition Program (OSNP) Grey-Bruce (formerly Grey Bruce Eat and Learn) is once again re-launching the “Say Yes to Good Food in Schools” campaign in an effort to build awareness and support for student nutrition programs in schools ... 

Remembrance Day 2015

Wed, Nov 11, 2015 10:38 AM 
     The annual observance of Remembrance Day is an important tradition in Bluewater District School Board as schools actively participate in ceremonies and special assemblies to honour the men and women, past and present, who have made sacrifices to preserve ... 

GBSS Amazing Race

Tue, Nov 10, 2015 11:41 AM 
     Wednesday, November 4, 2015 was an 'amazing' day for Georgian Bay Secondary School students and staff. Ten staff, more than 60 students from the Music and Pursuits programs, as well as Link Crew Leaders, boarded buses with instruments, tents, apples and ... 

Sharing a Good Read at BPDS

Fri, Nov 6, 2015 3:17 PM 
     Bruce Peninsula District School in Lion's Head is setting a positive example when it comes to the shared learning opportunities that are possible between elementary and secondary students. Recently, Mrs. Williamson's grade 4/5 French class teamed up with ... 

Wish Granted for JK Student

Fri, Oct 23, 2015 4:23 PM 
     Make-A-Wish® Canada paid a visit to Sydenham Community School on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 to help realize the dream of a junior kindergarten student. Damian Woods, who lives with a rare bone disorder, is well known for being an animal lover. Thanks to ... 

Fall Fun at MCPS

Thu, Oct 15, 2015 11:29 AM 
     Kindergarten students at Mildmay-Carrick Public School recently had a fun, hands-on experience making apple sauce the old-fashioned way! Students washed, peeled and puréed apples to create a tasty treat. ... 

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2015

Tue, Oct 6, 2015 12:38 PM 
     October 4 – 10, 2015 is Mental Illness Awareness Week across Canada. This year’s theme, “Face Mental Illness”, speaks to the importance of recognizing and seeking to better understand the reality of this critical issue. ... 

World Teachers’ Day 2015 on October 5th

Mon, Oct 5, 2015 9:25 AM 
     Bluewater District School Board is once again celebrating World Teachers’ Day on Monday, October 5. Students, parents/guardians and others in our local school communities are encouraged to recognize the occasion by taking a moment to thank a teacher for ... 

Fall Fair Tradition Continues at Sydenham

Fri, Sep 25, 2015 3:08 PM 
     A longstanding tradition at Sydenham Community School in Owen Sound was celebrated on Thursday, September 24th, 2015. The annual Sydenham Fall Fair offered students an opportunity to learn about local agriculture through a number of ag themed activities, ... 

Link Crew in Bluewater Still Going Strong

Tue, Sep 15, 2015 4:28 PM 
     Students entering grade 9 for the first time were greeted with a warm welcome by their senior peers as part of the ninth annual Link Crew Day on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The popular mentoring program was once again held on the first day of school at a ... 

Welcome Back Message from the Director

Tue, Sep 8, 2015 8:48 AM 
     As the 2015 – 2016 school year gets underway, I would like to welcome all of our new and returning students, parents/guardians, trustees, staff, education partners, volunteers and stakeholders in Bluewater District School Board. It is exciting to ... 

Hillcrest Students' New Outdoor Classroom

Mon, Jul 6, 2015 2:40 PM 
     Junior and senior kindergarten students at Hillcrest Central School in Teeswater ended the 2014-15 school year on a positive note with the grand opening of their new outdoor classroom thanks to just over $430 in funding received from the TD Friends of the ... 

Long Service & Retirement Recognition

Thu, Jun 25, 2015 1:25 PM 
     A special celebration to honour retiring Bluewater District School Board staff members and those with 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service was held on Thursday, June 18, 2015. The annual Long Service & Retirement Recognition Reception included several ... 

2015 Awards of Excellence

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 4:20 PM 
     At the Regular Meeting of the Board on June 16, 2015, the extraordinary efforts and contributions of dedicated volunteers in Bluewater District School Board were recognized as trustees with the assistance of Director of Education Steve Blake presented the ...