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Thumbnail Students Lead by Example on Earth Day  Jamie Pettit  Schools throughout Bluewater District School Board were busy participating in a variety of environmentally friendly activities in recognition of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. It was a great opportunity for students and staff to model the 10 Character  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:58:36      437K 2015/4/24 9:29 AM
Thumbnail Medals Aplenty for Students at Science Fair  Jamie Pettit  Grades 7 to 12 students from Bruce and Grey Counties had a chance to demonstrate their scientific creations at the 17th annual Bluewater Regional Science & Technology Fair, which was held on Wednesday, April 1 at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre  Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:37:39      353K 2015/4/21 5:29 PM
Thumbnail GBSS Teacher Named Citizen of the Year  Jamie Pettit  A Georgian Bay Secondary School teacher has been named as Meaford's Citizen of the Year for 2014. The award, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Meaford, was presented to Amy Teed-Acres at the annual Meaford Chamber of Commerce Community Awards held on March  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:23:09      103K -
Thumbnail Dawnview Receives Donation for Library  Jamie Pettit  Members of the Hanover Rotary Club recently dropped by École Dawnview Public School in Hanover for a special cheque presentation. The club generously donated $2,000 to support the school's library. The money will be used to purchase furniture and books  Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:13:13      161K 2015/4/9 10:03 AM
Thumbnail Inside Ride at OSCVI brings in $36,000  Jamie Pettit  The dollar figure of funds raised was no April Fools' joke at the annual Inside Ride at OSCVI in Owen Sound on Wednesday, April 1st. With the support of 75 registered teams of cyclists, which included students and staff from throughout Bluewater District  Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:38:16      808K 2015/4/2 2:36 PM
Thumbnail Important Immunization Information  Jamie Pettit  The Grey Bruce Health Unit has important information for parents/guardians regarding student immunizations. To find out more, please click on the following link.   Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:24:35  [http://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/Your-Health/Immunization]    64K 2015/3/31 10:24 AM
Thumbnail Local Students Shine at Regional Skills 2015  Jamie Pettit  It was a practical exercise in career-related experiential learning for local students at the area's signature skilled trades event of the year. Georgian College, Owen Sound Collegiate & Vocational Institute and St. Mary's High School in Owen Sound were   Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:34:18      2.5M 2015/3/30 1:50 PM
Thumbnail Spruce Ridge Students Helping Haiti  Jamie Pettit  Kindergarten students at Spruce Ridge Community School in Durham are learning some valuable lessons about helping others, global citizenship and environmental stewardship. A project involving the collection of milk bags is raising students' awareness of   Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:02:46      104K 2015/3/26 9:59 AM
Thumbnail KDSS Clothing Drive  Jamie Pettit  Students and staff at Kincardine District Secondary School have organized a clothing drive which also extends to surrounding schools within Bluewater District School Board. The campaign started in response to the extreme cold weather warnings in the area  Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:40:16      205K 2015/3/12 10:38 AM
Thumbnail Arran-Tara Winter Olympics 2015  Jamie Pettit  On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Arran-Tara Elementary School was finally able to hold its second annual Winterama Winter Olympics. It was the school's third attempt after two cancellations due to extreme cold weather. Despite the winter weather, students had  Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:17:35      160K 2015/3/9 9:40 AM
Thumbnail Pink Shirt Day 2015  Jamie Pettit  On Wednesday, February 25th, pink was the colour of fashion throughout Bluewater District School Board as schools celebrated Pink Shirt Day. Many students and staff wore pink to show solidarity in their ongoing quest to eliminate all forms of bullying.   Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:22:06      349K 2015/2/27 11:42 AM
Thumbnail Former Prime Minister attends AYEP Launch  Jamie Pettit  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   Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:20:46      1.2M 2015/2/26 12:08 PM
Thumbnail Northport Students Design Tattoos  Jamie Pettit  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,   Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:16:58      178K 2015/2/5 2:44 PM
Thumbnail WDCS Nutrition Program Receives Grant for $2,000  Jamie Pettit  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  Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:16:48      57K 2015/1/29 9:35 AM
Thumbnail Family Fun Math Night at École Port Elgin-Saugeen Central  Jamie Pettit  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  Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:16:38      225K 2015/1/26 1:54 PM
Thumbnail BPDS Panther Prowl 2015  Jamie Pettit  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.   Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:02:54      488K 2015/1/23 2:50 PM
Thumbnail Dawnview Receives Funding for Garden Project   Jamie Pettit  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   Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:12:39      154K 2015/1/12 3:11 PM
Thumbnail Kids' Entertainer Delights Bluewater Schools  Jamie Pettit  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  Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:19:25      132K 2015/1/7 10:14 AM
Thumbnail Integrating Technology in the Classroom  Jamie Pettit  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  Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:21:18      283K 2014/12/29 1:20 PM
Thumbnail Huron Heights Students Win Bruce Power Holiday Art Contest  Jamie Pettit  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  Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:54:41      203K 2014/12/24 9:41 AM