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ThumbnailExchange Students at OSDSS Jamie Pettit Every year, a number of Bluewater District School Board secondary students choose to participate in exchange programs to expand their learning, awareness and appreciation of other cultures and languages from around the world. Reciprocal programs offered  Tue, 23 May 2017 15:19:35   104K-
Thumbnail50 Amazing Years at Sydenham Jamie Pettit The Sydenham Community School gymnasium was converted to a memory lane trip experience as a large complement of students and staff of every generation from 1967 to the present visited to reunite and reminisce. A commemorative 50th anniversary open house  Tue, 23 May 2017 10:58:36   1.1M2017/5/21 7:53 PM
ThumbnailSuperintendent of Education Appointment Jamie Pettit Following an in-depth hiring process, Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce that Paul Hambleton has been appointed to the position of Superintendent of Education effective May 17, 2017. Paul has been fulfilling this role on an interim Fri, 19 May 2017 20:45:08   20K2017/5/17 12:45 PM
Thumbnail“Lost in the Woods” at GBCS Jamie Pettit Elementary students at Georgian Bay Community School in Meaford have had a busy past few months working on the play, "Lost in the Woods". Teachers Emily Major and Marty Elkins led a group of over 100 students who pulled off a magnificent show on Wednesday Tue, 16 May 2017 15:39:03   339K2017/5/16 3:38 PM
ThumbnailSchool Improvement Planning for Student Achievement Jamie Pettit On May 4 and 5, school teams from across Bluewater District School Board participated in School Improvement Planning for Student Achievement at the Bluewater Education Centre in Chesley. Teams of administrators and teachers from each school collaborated  Thu, 11 May 2017 09:55:42   396K2017/5/11 9:54 AM
ThumbnailFirst Time Full Time Certifies Students Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board students were among approximately 350 youth from our area who participated in the 12th Annual First Time Full Time Conference in Owen Sound on May 3 and 4, 2017. Two days of classes provided participating students with the Mon, 08 May 2017 18:21:52   331K2017/5/8 4:13 PM
ThumbnailLiteracy Event for East Ridge Book Nook  Jamie Pettit The Sydenham Community and Bayview Public School communities continue to proactively plan for their union at the new East Ridge Community School effective September 2017. To closely coincide with World Book Day, a literacy event organized by Sydenham’s Mon, 08 May 2017 14:19:27   1M2017/5/8 1:49 PM
ThumbnailStudents Innovate at 3rd ICE Training Day Jamie Pettit The third and final Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) training day scheduled for the current school year was held at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre in Chesley on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Approximately 76 Grade 11 and Fri, 05 May 2017 11:31:39   224K2017/5/5 11:22 AM
ThumbnailGet Loud for Mental Health  Jamie Pettit 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 Thu, 04 May 2017 11:03:58   137K2017/5/4 10:51 AM
ThumbnailEducation Week in Bluewater Jamie Pettit 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  Fri, 05 May 2017 09:52:19   304K2017/5/1 11:58 AM
ThumbnailSHSM Putting Grey County on the Map  Jamie Pettit 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 Mon, 01 May 2017 10:58:30   955K2017/5/1 10:53 AM
ThumbnailMathematics Professional Learning in Bluewater Jamie Pettit 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, Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:13:02   524K2017/4/26 1:49 PM
ThumbnailPosies Painted at Hepworth Central Jamie Pettit 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  Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:25:31   165K-
ThumbnailMinister of Education visits Bluewater District School Board  Jamie Pettit 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 Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:55:20   986K2017/4/20 2:55 PM
ThumbnailCelebration of Innovation at Science Fair Jamie Pettit 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 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:28:43   2.2M2017/4/19 11:07 AM
ThumbnailOver 100 Students Attend Vimy’s 100th Jamie Pettit 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 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:16:15   588K2017/4/13 2:47 PM
ThumbnailStudents Collaborate on Mural Project Jamie Pettit 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 Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:35:06   1.1M2017/4/11 9:32 AM
ThumbnailFashion Under the Northern Lights Jamie Pettit 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  Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:01:55   672K2017/4/7 3:43 PM
ThumbnailOne Hundred Students Attend ICE Training  Jamie Pettit 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 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:48:54   523K2017/4/7 2:19 PM
ThumbnailMacphail Celebrates its Namesake Jamie Pettit 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  Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:35:30   54K2017/3/31 1:32 PM