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ThumbnailLabour Update Jamie Pettit 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.  Wed, 20 May 2015 12:15:10   35K2015/5/19 3:44 PM
ThumbnailSchool Bus Update Jamie Pettit May 21, 2015 Important information re First Student Canada school buses in Owen Sound, Sauble Beach, Lion's Head, Meaford, Hepworth, Chatsworth, Wiarton, Tobermory Please visit this link to the Student Transportation Service Consortium of Grey-Bruce Thu, 21 May 2015 14:28:31   12K2015/5/19 3:35 PM
ThumbnailStudents Celebrate We Day  Jamie Pettit It was an inspirational day dedicated to empowering others, encouraging leadership skills and celebrating social justice as 450 elementary students attended We Day: A Year of Empowerment in Port Elgin on Monday, May 11th, 2015. The students, from both  Wed, 13 May 2015 12:17:21   178K2015/5/13 12:16 PM
ThumbnailGrade 1 Student Designs Race Car Jamie Pettit The artwork of a grade 1 student from Osprey Central School in Maxwell is being recognized in the auto racing industry. Ava Warrington recently attended the 2015 Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo in Toronto where the race car design she created was  Wed, 13 May 2015 11:50:41   252K2015/5/13 11:47 AM
ThumbnailEducation Week 2015 Jamie Pettit Schools in Bluewater District School Board are once again celebrating Education Week, which takes place from May 4 – 8, 2015. Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate student achievement and success as well as acknowledge the efforts of staff Wed, 06 May 2015 12:09:14   45K-
ThumbnailChildren's Mental Health Week 2015 Jamie Pettit Schools throughout Bluewater District School Board are once again recognizing Children's Mental Health Week, which takes place this year from May 3 – 9. In addition to promoting activities and initiatives that are themed around student well-being, it is Mon, 04 May 2015 16:03:03   76K2015/5/4 1:04 PM
ThumbnailWest Hill wins Regional Envirothon Jamie Pettit Congratulations to the West Hill Secondary School Envirothon team on receiving first place at the 18th annual Grey Bruce Regional Envirothon competition held on April 21. Envirothon is a team competition that builds environmental awareness and leadership Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:15:33   79K2015/4/29 2:11 PM
ThumbnailStudents 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   437K2015/4/24 9:29 AM
ThumbnailMedals 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   353K2015/4/21 5:29 PM
ThumbnailGBSS 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-
ThumbnailDawnview 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   161K2015/4/9 10:03 AM
ThumbnailInside 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   808K2015/4/2 2:36 PM
ThumbnailImportant 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 []  64K2015/3/31 10:24 AM
ThumbnailLocal 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   2.5M2015/3/30 1:50 PM
ThumbnailSpruce 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   104K2015/3/26 9:59 AM
ThumbnailKDSS 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   205K2015/3/12 10:38 AM
ThumbnailArran-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   160K2015/3/9 9:40 AM
ThumbnailPink 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   349K2015/2/27 11:42 AM
ThumbnailFormer 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   1.2M2015/2/26 12:08 PM
ThumbnailNorthport 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   178K2015/2/5 2:44 PM