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BWDSB 2021-2022 Budget Public Consultation Survey
02/03/2021
Bluewater District School Board is inviting members of the p... Read More about BWDSB 2021-2022 Budget Public Consultation Survey
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2020-2021 Administrative Placement Update
12/04/2020
Bluewater District School Board announces the following admi... Read More about 2020-2021 Administrative Placement Update
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2020-2021 Administrative Placements Update
11/18/2020
Bluewater District School Board announces the following admi... Read More about 2020-2021 Administrative Placements Update
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BWDSB Releases Details of Return to School Plans
08/07/2020
BWDSB shares planning for the safe reopening of schools in S... Read More about BWDSB Releases Details of Return to School Plans
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2020-21 Administrative Placements Update
07/24/2020
BWDSB Announces an administrative placements update...... Read More about 2020-21 Administrative Placements Update
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2020–2021 Administrative Placements Update
06/26/2020
BWDSB Announces an administrative placements update...... Read More about 2020–2021 Administrative Placements Update
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BWDSB Announces Superintendent Appointment
06/18/2020
Lauren Penner Lipsett becomes Superintendent of Education ef... Read More about BWDSB Announces Superintendent Appointment
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BWDSB 2020-2021 Budget Public Consultation Survey
02/06/2020
BWDSB is inviting members of the public to participate in an... Read More about BWDSB 2020-2021 Budget Public Consultation Survey
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BWDSB Moving Forward with Markdale School Build
01/14/2020
Next steps announced in construction of Beavercrest Communit... Read More about BWDSB Moving Forward with Markdale School Build
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BWDSB Director of Education to Retire
12/17/2019
After 38 years serving public education, Alana Murray is ret... Read More about BWDSB Director of Education to Retire
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2019-20 Administrative Placement Update
10/15/2019
BWDSB announces an administrative placement update...... Read More about 2019-20 Administrative Placement Update
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New Home of JDSS Marks Official Opening
10/03/2019
A special ceremony was held on Thursday, October 3, 2019...... Read More about New Home of JDSS Marks Official Opening
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BWDSB Moving Forward with Meaford School Build
09/27/2019
Minister Lecce attends a ground breaking ceremony at the bui... Read More about BWDSB Moving Forward with Meaford School Build
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Remembering Residential School Victims
06/01/2021
Devastating news was recently shared from Kamloops, British ... Read More about Remembering Residential School Victims
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June is Indigenous History Month
05/31/2021
Indigenous History Month, which occurs annually in June, is ... Read More about June is Indigenous History Month
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BWDSB Honours Pride Month 2021
05/30/2021
As colourful flags are raised around the world for Pride Mon... Read More about BWDSB Honours Pride Month 2021
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BWDSB Students Thank Frontline Workers
05/19/2021
Students across Bluewater District School Board continue to ... Read More about BWDSB Students Thank Frontline Workers
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Students Attend Virtual SOMA Event
05/17/2021
John Diefenbaker Senior School students participated in the ... Read More about Students Attend Virtual SOMA Event
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OSDSS Student Innovates for the Environment
05/12/2021
Global warming brings to the forefront a vast number of conc... Read More about OSDSS Student Innovates for the Environment
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Stephen Lewis Presents on the Power of Education
05/10/2021
“If you take on an issue and fight for it in a principled wa... Read More about Stephen Lewis Presents on the Power of Education
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Earth Day at JDSS
05/07/2021
From creating a promotional video to gathering trash in loca... Read More about Earth Day at JDSS
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Mental Health Week - May 3-9, 2021
05/03/2021
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Canadian Mental ... Read More about Mental Health Week - May 3-9, 2021
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Education Week 2021
04/30/2021
Bluewater District School Board is celebrating Education Wee... Read More about Education Week 2021
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Students Collaborate with Local Artist on Mural
04/26/2021
Grade 9 Visual Arts students at Owen Sound District Secondar... Read More about Students Collaborate with Local Artist on Mural
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World Water Day at Spruce Ridge
03/29/2021
Timberwolves celebrate water! “Water means different things ... Read More about World Water Day at Spruce Ridge
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MCPS Students Take the Great Gulp
03/25/2021
In celebration of World Water Day on Monday, March 22, 2021,... Read More about MCPS Students Take the Great Gulp
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One Year of Pandemic Marked with 365 Words
03/11/2021
March 11, 2021 marks exactly 365 days since the World Health... Read More about One Year of Pandemic Marked with 365 Words
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Pink Shirt Day on February 24
02/23/2021
Bluewater District School Board is once again encouraging ev... Read More about Pink Shirt Day on February 24
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Alexandra Kindness Challenge
02/11/2021
Every February, the students and staff at Alexandra Communit... Read More about Alexandra Kindness Challenge
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Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship
02/08/2021
Eligible Bluewater District School Board secondary students ... Read More about Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day at MCPS
01/26/2021
In honour of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 1... Read More about Martin Luther King Jr. Day at MCPS
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Screen Free Friday Afternoon at PESCS
01/21/2021
As remote learning winds down at Port Elgin-Saugeen Central ... Read More about Screen Free Friday Afternoon at PESCS
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Alexandra Eagle Tops International Math Contest
01/18/2021
A Grade 4 student at Alexandra Community School in Owen Soun... Read More about Alexandra Eagle Tops International Math Contest
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OYAP Kidder Cars Promote Mathematics Learning
01/11/2021
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is helping t... Read More about OYAP Kidder Cars Promote Mathematics Learning
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Help Us #ShareTheGood
01/06/2021
We all know the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those in ... Read More about Help Us #ShareTheGood
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A Lesson in Gingerbread Bridge Building
01/05/2021
A mixture of junior and intermediate students at Ripley-Huro... Read More about A Lesson in Gingerbread Bridge Building
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Northport Students Win Bruce Power Art Contest
01/04/2021
Students at Northport Elementary School in Port Elgin partic... Read More about Northport Students Win Bruce Power Art Contest
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A Busy Holiday Season at GHSS
12/24/2020
The spirit of giving has touched Grey Highlands Secondary Sc... Read More about A Busy Holiday Season at GHSS
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Holiday Hampers Help Local Families
12/17/2020
Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) recently held a pair of... Read More about Holiday Hampers Help Local Families
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Giving Love from Macphail
11/30/2020
Caring for others is part of the Tiger spirit at Macphail Me... Read More about Giving Love from Macphail
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Virtual Coding at Hillcrest Central
11/23/2020
Students at Hillcrest Central School in Teeswater recently h... Read More about Virtual Coding at Hillcrest Central
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Parent Appreciation at Keppel
11/17/2020
The staff at Keppel-Sarawak Elementary School in Owen Sound ... Read More about Parent Appreciation at Keppel
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Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2020
11/15/2020
November 15 – 21, 2020 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention ... Read More about Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2020
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Remembrance Day 2020 in BWDSB
11/11/2020
Bluewater District School Board joins Canadians on Wednesda... Read More about Remembrance Day 2020 in BWDSB
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Treaties Recognition Week, November 2–6
10/31/2020
Bluewater District School Board students and staff are honou... Read More about Treaties Recognition Week, November 2–6
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Adult Education Drive-By Graduation 2020
10/22/2020
Sixty-four graduates from Bluewater District School Board's ... Read More about Adult Education Drive-By Graduation 2020
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Local Government Week – October 19-23
10/17/2020
Bluewater District School Board joins the Ontario Public Sch... Read More about Local Government Week – October 19-23
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Thanksgiving Director's Message - Oct 9, 2020
10/09/2020
As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend, I would like to ta... Read More about Thanksgiving Director's Message - Oct 9, 2020
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JDSS Terry Fox School Run a Success
10/08/2020
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, many schools in Bluewate... Read More about JDSS Terry Fox School Run a Success
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World Teacher's Day 2020
World Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2020
10/05/2020
Bluewater District School Board recognizes the invaluable ro... Read More about World Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2020
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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020
10/05/2020
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), October 4 - 10, 2020, ... Read More about Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020
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Orange Shirt Day
Recognizing Orange Shirt Day on September 30
09/30/2020
Orange Shirt Day takes place on Wednesday, September 30, 202... Read More about Recognizing Orange Shirt Day on September 30
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Remote Learning
Remote Learning Delayed Until Sept. 16
09/11/2020
An important announcement regarding the delay of Bluewater D... Read More about Remote Learning Delayed Until Sept. 16
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Video on Return to School in BWDSB
09/04/2020
Welcome Back - A Guide to Return to School in Bluewater Dist... Read More about Video on Return to School in BWDSB
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Education Centre
Staggered Entry to Begin 2020-21
09/04/2020
The Ministry of Education has provided Ontario school boards... Read More about Staggered Entry to Begin 2020-21
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Author Temple Grandin Virtually Visits BWDSB
08/20/2020
Parents/guardians joined Bluewater District School Board sta... Read More about Author Temple Grandin Virtually Visits BWDSB
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Director's Message - July 23, 2020
07/23/2020
I hope all our students, parents/guardians, staff, partners,... Read More about Director's Message - July 23, 2020
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Every Child Deserves to be Heard
07/03/2020
As we enter an unusual summer with local families continuing... Read More about Every Child Deserves to be Heard
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Director’s Welcome Message – June 29, 2020
06/30/2020
I am delighted and humbled to share this initial message as ... Read More about Director’s Welcome Message – June 29, 2020
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Minister of Education Honours Graduates
06/24/2020
In honour of this year's graduates, a series of congratulato... Read More about Minister of Education Honours Graduates
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Superintendent of Education Appointment
06/19/2020
Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce the a... Read More about Superintendent of Education Appointment
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Bluewater Alumni Profile – Tina Buttineau
06/10/2020
We are pleased to celebrate some of the many examples of sta... Read More about Bluewater Alumni Profile – Tina Buttineau
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BWDSB Supports Pride Month
06/09/2020
Despite the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read More about BWDSB Supports Pride Month
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National Indigenous History Month 2020
06/02/2020
June is National Indigenous History Month. Bluewater Distric... Read More about National Indigenous History Month 2020
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World Education Support Personnel Day
05/14/2020
World Education Support Personnel (ESP) Day was launched in ... Read More about World Education Support Personnel Day
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Students Recreate Famous Works of Art
05/07/2020
Some senior art students are not allowing the limitations of... Read More about Students Recreate Famous Works of Art
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Internet Cafe Keeps Students Connected
05/05/2020
The John Diefenbaker Senior School Students' Council has bee... Read More about Internet Cafe Keeps Students Connected
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Celebrating Education Week, May 4–8
05/01/2020
With Education Week in Ontario occurring from May 4 – 8, 202... Read More about Celebrating Education Week, May 4–8
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East Ridge EcoSchools Team Celebrates Earth Week
04/30/2020
In celebration of Earth Week, several members of the EcoScho... Read More about East Ridge EcoSchools Team Celebrates Earth Week
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Board Meetings to be Held Online
04/20/2020
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and efforts to practice... Read More about Board Meetings to be Held Online
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Toy Drive Supports Student Well-being
04/08/2020
A toy initiative proposed by the owner of a local school bus... Read More about Toy Drive Supports Student Well-being
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JDSS Snow Olympics
03/20/2020
On Thursday, March 5, 2020, John Diefenbaker Senior School e... Read More about JDSS Snow Olympics
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Students' Art Displayed at Queen's Park
03/11/2020
A group of students from G.C. Huston Public School in Southa... Read More about Students' Art Displayed at Queen's Park
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Carnaval 2020 at Alexandra
02/19/2020
On Friday, February 14, Alexandra Community School held its ... Read More about Carnaval 2020 at Alexandra
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NWMO and Launch Pad Partner for Students
02/10/2020
The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) recently pa... Read More about NWMO and Launch Pad Partner for Students
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Battle of the Books at JDSS
01/31/2020
The 2020 Battle of the Books is underway at the John Diefenb... Read More about Battle of the Books at JDSS
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Forest Program at PESCS
12/20/2019
The sounds and sights of learning appear rather different in... Read More about Forest Program at PESCS
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PSDS Students Meet Their Pen Pals
12/20/2019
An intergenerational project at Peninsula Shores District Sc... Read More about PSDS Students Meet Their Pen Pals
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SOS Trailer 2.0 Officially Launches
12/06/2019
A local partnership is bringing opportunities for Grades 7 a... Read More about SOS Trailer 2.0 Officially Launches
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OSDSS Concert Band on Tour
11/28/2019
The Owen Sound District Secondary School (OSDSS) Music Depar... Read More about OSDSS Concert Band on Tour
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Making Waves for Good Mental Health
11/20/2019
On Thursday, November 14, the "Making Waves" Youth Leadershi... Read More about Making Waves for Good Mental Health
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Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2019
11/15/2019
November 17 – 23, 2019 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention.... Read More about Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2019
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Lest We Forget
11/11/2019
On November 11, Bluewater District School Board joins fellow... Read More about Lest We Forget
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Treaties Recognition Week, November 4 – 8, 2019
11/02/2019
Treaties Recognition Week is recognized annually during the ... Read More about Treaties Recognition Week, November 4 – 8, 2019
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New Transitions Program at GHSS
10/29/2019
In order to welcome its newest community members, a new prog... Read More about New Transitions Program at GHSS
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Child Care Worker/ECE Appreciation Day
10/24/2019
In honour of Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator ... Read More about Child Care Worker/ECE Appreciation Day
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School Bus Safety Week
10/21/2019
Student Transportation Service Consortium of Grey-Bruce is p... Read More about School Bus Safety Week
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BWDSB Youth Mental Health Champions
10/18/2019
Bluewater District School Board is proud of its latest Youth... Read More about BWDSB Youth Mental Health Champions
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World Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2019
10/08/2019
Bluewater District School Board recognizes the critically im... Read More about World Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2019
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New Home of JDSS Marks Official Opening
10/08/2019
After more than 95 years of excellence in its former locatio... Read More about New Home of JDSS Marks Official Opening
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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2019
10/07/2019
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is happening across Can... Read More about Mental Illness Awareness Week 2019
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Orange Shirt Day on September 30
09/30/2019
Monday, September 30, 2019 is Orange Shirt Day in honour of ... Read More about Orange Shirt Day on September 30
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MCPS Sports Purple for Rowan's Law Day
09/26/2019
On Wednesday, September 25th, students and staff at Mildmay-... Read More about MCPS Sports Purple for Rowan's Law Day
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"Zgaa-biig-ni-gan” Bridge Name Official
09/18/2019
A truly historic occasion helped to mark National lndigenous... Read More about "Zgaa-biig-ni-gan” Bridge Name Official
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Graduate Profile – Rebecca Alexander
09/10/2019
Bluewater District School Board is pleased to highlight some... Read More about Graduate Profile – Rebecca Alexander
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JDSS Celebrates Coop Education
07/17/2018
Local businesses and community partners who support students... Read More about JDSS Celebrates Coop Education
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National Indigenous History Month in BWDSB
National Indigenous History Month in BWDSB
07/05/2018
June was a busy month in Bluewater District School Board for... Read More about National Indigenous History Month in BWDSB
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OYAP Level 1 Cooks Graduate!
06/28/2018
Bluewater District School Board joins its dedicated staff fr... Read More about OYAP Level 1 Cooks Graduate!
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Emerging Leadership
Emerging Leadership in BWDSB
06/26/2018
As part of Bluewater District School Board’s strong focus on... Read More about Emerging Leadership in BWDSB
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Long Service and Retirement Recognition
06/21/2018
It was a celebratory evening with plenty of smiles and a few... Read More about Long Service and Retirement Recognition
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2018 Awards of Excellence
06/20/2018
As part of the final Regular Meeting of the Board for the 20... Read More about 2018 Awards of Excellence
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PSDS Hosts 12th Annual Pow Wow
06/19/2018
Bluewater District School Board is honouring National Indige... Read More about PSDS Hosts 12th Annual Pow Wow
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Living Library at RHCS
06/16/2018
Area students from Hillcrest and Lucknow Central Public Scho... Read More about Living Library at RHCS
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Alumni Profile – Valerie Lauckner-Morano
06/15/2018
We are pleased to celebrate some of the many examples of sta... Read More about Alumni Profile – Valerie Lauckner-Morano
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Alumni Profile – Natalie Lebovic
06/12/2018
We are pleased to celebrate some of the many examples of sta... Read More about Alumni Profile – Natalie Lebovic
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ZGAA-BIIG-NI-GAN: WE ARE CONNECTED
06/11/2018
On June 21, 2018, the bridge that spans the Saugeen River in... Read More about ZGAA-BIIG-NI-GAN: WE ARE CONNECTED
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Pride Month 2018
06/11/2018
Bluewater District School Board is once again celebrating Pr... Read More about Pride Month 2018
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Only One You at East Ridge
06/08/2018
There is only one you! This is the message that the first a... Read More about Only One You at East Ridge
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"Read all About it" at Spruce Ridge
06/08/2018
Ms. Brown and Mrs. Klein's kindergarten class at Spruce Ridg... Read More about "Read all About it" at Spruce Ridge
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