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Former Prime Minister attends AYEP Launch

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 3:20 PM 
     Despite the blustery winter weather, it was practically a full house at Saugeen District Secondary School in Port Elgin on Wednesday, February 25th as students, staff, parents, dignitaries, local business representatives and members of the media gathered ... 

Northport Students Design Tattoos

Mon, Mar 9, 2015 10:16 AM 
     It wasn't your typical student art project! At Northport Elementary School in Port Elgin, students enjoyed a unique opportunity recently to experiment with tattoo design. The contest, which was organized as a fundraiser by the School Community Council, ... 

WDCS Nutrition Program Receives Grant for $2,000

Mon, Mar 9, 2015 10:16 AM 
     Student nutrition is getting a big boost at Walkerton District Community School. Thanks to a grant application to the Rural Kids Program through the local food bank, the school's nutrition program is the recipient of $2,000! The concept came to fruition ... 

Family Fun Math Night at École Port Elgin-Saugeen Central

Mon, Mar 9, 2015 10:16 AM 
     École Port Elgin-Saugeen Central School hosted its first Family Fun Math Night in December. Students and parents alike enjoyed challenging their minds and bodies by participating in a variety of engaging math stations geared towards children of all ages ... 

BPDS Panther Prowl 2015

Fri, Jan 23, 2015 3:02 PM 
     The highly successful and entertaining Bruce Peninsula District School Panther Prowl 2015 took place on Thursday, January 15th with students from grades 1 to 12 forming mixed, multi-age teams of three to compete in an indoor and outdoor obstacle course. ... 

Dawnview Receives Funding for Garden Project

Mon, Jan 12, 2015 3:12 PM 
     Some environmentally friendly funding has been secured at École Dawnview Public School in Hanover! The school has received approval for a grant in the amount of $2,330 from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to fund a butterfly habitat garden ... 

Kids' Entertainer Delights Bluewater Schools

Thu, Jan 8, 2015 10:19 AM 
     It was an exciting way for Bluewater French Immersion schools to wrap up 2014. Award-winning children's entertainer Will Stroet had the students and staff of École Dawnview Public School in Hanover up and moving to his catchy bilingual songs on Thursday ... 

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Mon, Dec 29, 2014 1:21 PM 
     The integration of technology at Chesley District Community School is creating an engaging new dynamic in the classroom for both students and staff. During the Professional Activity Day on Friday, November 21st, teachers and educational assistants at the ... 

Huron Heights Students Win Bruce Power Holiday Art Contest

Wed, Dec 24, 2014 9:54 AM 
     Two students from Huron Heights Public School in Kincardine have placed first and second in the annual Bruce Power Holiday Art contest. The two were among 110 entries of holiday card artwork submitted by grades 5 and 6 students in both Bluewater and Bruce ... 

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 ...