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JDSS Proud of New SHSM Trailer
07/23/2021
The five Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs at John Diefenbaker Senior School (JDSS) are proud...
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Students Hone Skills at High Level Welding Camp
07/14/2021
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of Canada (UA Canada)...
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Northport Video Recognized Provincially
07/06/2021
A talented group of Grade 6 Northport Elementary School students have received some provincial recognition...
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Director's Year-end Message
06/28/2021
As a small way to express gratitude to our students, staff, families, and communities...
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PCS Students Write to MP on Residential Schools
06/27/2021
Students in Grades 4, 5, and 6 at Paisley Central School engaged in some in-depth learning, reflecting, and thinking about...
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GBCS Students Collaborate with Art Gallery
06/25/2021
Durham Art Gallery is collaborating with Georgian Bay Community School’s Grade 12 visual arts class...
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$2.9 Million for Child Care Addition at Egremont
06/11/2021
As part of Ontario's ongoing efforts to build and improve local schools, the province has...
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Remembering Residential School Victims
06/01/2021
Devastating news was recently shared from Kamloops, British Columbia regarding the...
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June is Indigenous History Month
05/31/2021
Indigenous History Month, which occurs annually in June, is an opportunity to...
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BWDSB Honours Pride Month 2021
05/30/2021
As colourful flags are raised around the world for Pride Month during June, we remember the challenges of the past...
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BWDSB Students Thank Frontline Workers
05/19/2021
Students across Bluewater District School Board continue to express their thanks and appreciation...
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Students Attend Virtual SOMA Event
05/17/2021
John Diefenbaker Senior School students participated in the first ever virtual Southern Ontario Model United Nations Assembly...
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OSDSS Student Innovates for the Environment
05/12/2021
Global warming brings to the forefront a vast number of concerns, such as the endangerment of species...
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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 way, you can move mountains – and there are lots of mountains...
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Earth Day at JDSS
05/07/2021
From creating a promotional video to gathering trash in local neighborhoods to conducting research and writing about saving the bees...
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Mental Health Week - May 3-9, 2021
05/03/2021
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Mental Health Week...
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Education Week 2021
04/30/2021
Bluewater District School Board is celebrating Education Week, which occurs each year during the first full week of May...
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Students Collaborate with Local Artist on Mural
04/26/2021
Grade 9 Visual Arts students at Owen Sound District Secondary School recently participated in a unique experiential learning opportunity...
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World Water Day at Spruce Ridge
03/29/2021
Timberwolves celebrate water! “Water means different things to different people. On World Water Day, we celebrate...
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MCPS Students Take the Great Gulp
03/25/2021
In celebration of World Water Day on Monday, March 22, 2021, students and staff at Mildmay-Carrick Public School took part in 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 Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic...
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Pink Shirt Day on February 24
02/23/2021
Bluewater District School Board is once again encouraging everyone to ‘think pink’! Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24 is an opportunity...
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Child Care Addition Moving Forward at Spruce Ridge
02/12/2021
As part of Ontario's ongoing efforts to build and improve local schools, the province has given Bluewater District School Board approval...
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Alexandra Kindness Challenge
02/11/2021
Every February, the students and staff at Alexandra Community School take part in a two-week kindness challenge...
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Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship
02/08/2021
Eligible Bluewater District School Board secondary students can now apply for the 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 18, 2021, Mrs. Heaney’s Grade 2/3 class at Mildmay-Carrick Public School...
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Screen Free Friday Afternoon at PESCS
01/21/2021
As remote learning winds down at Port Elgin-Saugeen Central School, a mental health and wellness afternoon has been planned for students, staff, and families...
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Alexandra Eagle Tops International Math Contest
01/18/2021
A Grade 4 student at Alexandra Community School in Owen Sound is among the first place finishers in an international mathematics contest...
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OYAP Kidder Cars Promote Mathematics Learning
01/11/2021
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is helping to promote learning in mathematics with a fun and engaging building activity...
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Help Us #ShareTheGood
01/06/2021
We all know the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those in our schools. Every day we see news about the pandemic...
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A Lesson in Gingerbread Bridge Building
01/05/2021
A mixture of junior and intermediate students at Ripley-Huron Community School, Northport Elementary School, and G.C. Huston...
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Northport Students Win Bruce Power Art Contest
01/04/2021
Students at Northport Elementary School in Port Elgin participated in the 2020 Bruce Power Art Contest with some amazing results...
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A Busy Holiday Season at GHSS
12/24/2020
The spirit of giving has touched Grey Highlands Secondary School in a powerful way this year...
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Hillcrest Central Resource Program Receives Funding
12/18/2020
Representatives from the South Bruce Community Liaison Committee (CLC), the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO), and Hillcrest Central School...
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Director’s Holiday Message – December 17, 2020
12/17/2020
With the holiday season now upon us, I would like to acknowledge and extend greetings...
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Holiday Hampers Help Local Families
12/17/2020
Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) recently held a pair of 'hamper pick-up days' to help local families during the holidays...
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Giving Love from Macphail
11/30/2020
Caring for others is part of the Tiger spirit at Macphail Memorial Elementary School...
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Virtual Coding at Hillcrest Central
11/23/2020
Students at Hillcrest Central School in Teeswater recently had a chance to participate in coding workshops...
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Parent Appreciation at Keppel
11/17/2020
The staff at Keppel-Sarawak Elementary School in Owen Sound had a little morning surprise for parents/guardians.
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Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week 2020
11/15/2020
November 15 – 21, 2020 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. In Bluewater District School Board...
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Remembrance Day 2020 in BWDSB
11/11/2020
Bluewater District School Board joins Canadians on Wednesday, November 11 to honour and thank our country’s past and present war heroes...
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BWDSB Announces Superintendent of Education Appointments
11/06/2020
Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce three new appointments to its senior leadership team...
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Treaties Recognition Week, November 2–6
10/31/2020
Bluewater District School Board students and staff are honouring Treaties Recognition Week...
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BWDSB Receives $26.4 Million for New School Build in Kincardine
10/29/2020
Bluewater District School Board is thrilled to announce that a new replacement facility for Kincardine District Senior School ...
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Adult Education Drive-By Graduation 2020
10/22/2020
Sixty-four graduates from Bluewater District School Board's Adult Education 2019-2020 class were honoured ...
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Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
10/21/2020
Thursday, October 22, 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day. We recognize and celebrate our many...
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BWDSB Teacher Receives Prime Minister's Certificate of Excellence
10/17/2020
A Bluewater District School Board teacher is receiving national recognition for his accomplishments both in and beyond the classroom...
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Local Government Week – October 19-23
10/17/2020
Bluewater District School Board joins the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) this week in raising civic awareness among our students by observing Local Government Week...
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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 take this opportunity to give thanks on behalf of Bluewater District School Board...
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JDSS Terry Fox School Run a Success
10/08/2020
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, many schools in Bluewater District School Board have been finding creative ways to hold successful Terry Fox Run events...
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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 role...
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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020
10/05/2020
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), October 4 - 10, 2020, is an annual campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness...
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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, 2020...
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Remote Learning
Remote Learning Delayed Until Sept. 16
09/11/2020
An important announcement regarding the delay of Bluewater District School Board's remote learning start-up until Wednesday, September 16, 2020 has been posted on our...
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Video on Return to School in BWDSB
09/04/2020
Welcome Back - A Guide to Return to School in Bluewater District School Board"...
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Education Centre
Staggered Entry to Begin 2020-21
09/04/2020
The Ministry of Education has provided Ontario school boards with the option of offering a staggered entry...
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Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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