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August 21, 2014   School Offices Reopen
August 28, 2014   PA Day for Staff
September 2, 2014   First Day of School
September 25, 2014   Regular Board Meeting

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Mental Health Matters @ KPR

Mental health is a priority at KPR. Our schools have a variety of outstanding programs in place, and we work closely with community partners who support children’s, teens’ and families’ mental health. 

Take a look at a few examples of KPR schools’ efforts to support mental health and to “stomp out” the stigma of mental illness. 

In addition, KPR's free, annual Parent Conference - Saturday, October 18 at Bowmanville High School - will focus on mental health.  Watch for details in September.


 

 

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The new Cobourg Collegiate Institute school logo was created by Cobourg DCI East student Natasha Delrosario and Cobourg DCI West teacher Royston Kempton. Click here to learn more about the new CCI.

Welcome to the New CCI - click here to learn more.


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The South Monaghan PS Transition Committee welcomes all parents and community members interested in transition planning for South Monaghan Public school students. read more...

Crestwood SS and Thomas A. Stewart SS held Grade 8 information nights for students, their parents and guardians the second week in January. Staff at both schools welcome calls from families seeking additional information on their courses, programs, services and extracurricular activities.

Visit the Crestwood SS website
Visit the Thomas A. Stewart SS website


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All families throughout KPR have access to an exciting, online math game that elementary students can enjoy at home. Prodigy allows children to practice the math skills they learn in class in a fun, Pokemon-style video game.

The game has improved students’ confidence, abilities and test results in math, and earned rave reviews from the children. You can sign up for a free parent account at www.prodigygame.com


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Are you interested in becoming a School Board Trustee? Election day is Monday, October 27, 2014. Learn more about the role of School Board Trustee, and KPR’s Election Guidelines, through the links below.

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board Election guidelines

Making a Difference for Kids, Running for Election as a School Board Trustee
Guide for Candidates and Communities

 
 
     
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Plan for Success

  To see this practical guide for Grade 8 students and their parents, and help prepare for the transition into secondary school, please click on the following link:
Plan for Success - A guide for Grade 8 Students & Parents

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Please register now if your child will be starting school in September 2014.

You can print the registration form and take the completed form to your school, along with proof of your child’s age and address, and immunization information.

All KPR elementary schools will have full-day, every-day Junior and Senior Kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year.

If you are unsure which school your child will attend, you can do a search by your home address.

Please let us know if we can provide alternative ways to make the registration form and process accessible, by emailing kpr_info@kprdsb.ca or calling 1-877-741-4577, ext. 2001.


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Grades 7-10 students have free, after-hours math help available on-line, thanks to Homework Help. This live, interactive math program is funded by the Ontario government and run by TVO's Independent Learning Centre. Every Sunday to Thursday, from 5:30-9:30 p.m., students can get live, one-on-one tutoring from an Ontario teacher. Lessons and information also are posted for students to see at any time.

For the first time ever, the Ask a Tutor service will be open for summer school as well, weekdays in July from 3:30-7:30 p.m.

For general information on helping your child register for Homework Help, please click on one of the links listed below:
Homework Help Registration
Homework Help Flyer


Canadian Apprentice Forum   Why the Trades?
 

When people think about the skilled trades, several immediately spring to mind – electrician, plumber, welder, carpenter, for example. But opportunities in the skilled trades are much more extensive: from hairstylist to cook, painter to landscaper, automotive service technician to crane operator – and so many more. Learn more about the trades.

See Video-Consider a career in the skilled trades

 
 
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