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ThumbnailFamily 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, 26 Jan 2015 15:10:40   224K2015/1/26 1:54 PM
ThumbnailBPDS 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   488K2015/1/23 2:50 PM
ThumbnailDawnview 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   154K2015/1/12 3:11 PM
ThumbnailKids' 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   132K2015/1/7 10:14 AM
ThumbnailIntegrating 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   283K2014/12/29 1:20 PM
ThumbnailHuron 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   203K2014/12/24 9:41 AM
ThumbnailStudents Race Cardboard Boats Jamie Pettit 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 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:31:58   726K2014/12/18 12:53 PM
ThumbnailWe C.A.R.E Grey Bruce Launched Jamie Pettit 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  Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:00:35   361K2014/12/9 11:58 AM
ThumbnailFLEX Students Take up Running Jamie Pettit 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  Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:23:20   75K2014/12/8 9:22 AM
Thumbnail2014 - 2018 Board of Trustees Inaugurated Jamie Pettit 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:  Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:51:35   79K2014/12/3 9:12 AM
ThumbnailFresh New Look for MCPS Jamie Pettit 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 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:24:22   81K2014/11/24 9:22 AM
ThumbnailWest Hill Helps Students Transition Jamie Pettit 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  Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:52:32   185K2014/11/18 2:43 PM
ThumbnailBullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2014 Jamie Pettit 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 Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:27:36   39K2014/11/14 11:29 AM
ThumbnailBluewater Honours Remembrance Day Jamie Pettit 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 Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:35:05   185K2014/11/11 12:14 PM
ThumbnailGBSS Photography Contest a Success Jamie Pettit 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 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:24:15   62K2014/11/6 4:22 PM
ThumbnailBWDSB Teachers Receive Prestigious History Awards Jamie Pettit 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 Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:12:17   436K2014/11/5 1:55 PM
ThumbnailSullivan Student Wins Young Citizens Competition Jamie Pettit 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  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:07:45   128K2014/10/30 10:05 AM
ThumbnailBWDSB Teachers Recognized with PM Awards Jamie Pettit Three Bluewater teachers are receiving national recognition as recipients of a Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. Congratulations are extended to each award winner for this remarkable accomplishment through their ongoing efforts to exemplify Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:15:26   40K2014/10/14 2:13 PM
ThumbnailSchools Honour Terry Fox in Many Ways Jamie Pettit Several Bluewater schools have been showing their generous and caring spirit as of late with their Terry Fox Run activities. National School Run Day took place on Wednesday, September 24th with many participating while other schools chose different days  Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:59:41   1M2014/10/7 1:52 PM
ThumbnailWorld Teachers' Day 2014 on October 5th Jamie Pettit Bluewater District School Board is recognizing the invaluable contributions to student achievement made daily by its teachers as part of World Teachers' Day on Sunday, October 5, 2014. This year's theme for World Teachers' Day is "Invest in the future, Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:15:31   29K2014/10/3 9:14 AM