Kawartha Pine Ridge
District School Board
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Upcoming Events

June 25, 2015
Last Day of Classes
July 3, 2015
Last Day School Offices Open
July 6-31, 2015
Summer School
August 27, 2015
School Offices Re-open
September 8, 2015
First Day of Classes

Long Term Accommodation Plan

In the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board we have 92 schools with over 32,000 students, across over 7,000 square kilometres. As responsible stewards we need to ensure that our school buildings and configurations provide optimum physical learning environments to complement the academic, social and emotional learning environment.

Our new Long Term Accommodation Plan has been developed over the course of this school year, with input from various stakeholders, including recent focus group meetings held in five different low-enrolment secondary schools.

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KPR Website Survey

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is currently reviewing our corporate website with a view to improving the overall experience for students, parents, staff and community members who visit our site. We invite you to take a minute to complete a short survey about your visit(s) to our website.

Please click here to complete our website survey

The News Room

In the Spotlight

Link to KPR on Twitter Interested in getting immediate, ongoing updates on latest news at the KPR school board? Check us out on Twitter @kprdsb

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Summer School 2015

Summer School will run July 6 – 31, at three locations:

Thomas A. Stewart SS in Peterborough Clarington Central SS in Bowmanville
Port Hope High School in Port Hope

Bell times: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Click here for more information, courses, registration and busing details.

Minds Matter @KPRDSB

How can we take care of our mental health? KPR students, staff & parents sent us great suggestions for Mental Health Week in May, such as:

  • Exercise
  • Listen to music
  • Paint, write, draw
  • Do yoga, relaxation, meditation
  • Show kindness to others
  • Be grateful
  • Ask for help!

Check out our new mental health posters for:
Elementary students
Secondary students

Ontario’s Updated Health & Physical Education Curriculum - Parent Resources

Ontario has released an updated Health and Physical Education curriculum to give students accurate information that will help keep them safe and healthy.

The province is also providing parents with resources to help them understand and participate in what will be taught to their children.

Click here for Ontario’s Updated Health & Physical Education Curriculum and Parent Resources

Labour Negotiations – 2015

We have dedicated this area to providing updates to our parents and community members on the status of provincial and local labour negotiations with our employees.

Please find the latest information on provincial and local employee labour negotiations here.

Draft Pupil Accommodation Review Policy Survey

In March 2015, the province released new Pupil Accommodation Review Guidelines for school boards to follow when completing school reviews. KPR updated its policy to reflect the provincial requirements, and brought the new, draft policy to the Resource Committee in June.

The Board is now seeking the community’s comments on draft Policy BA-1.2, Pupil Accommodation Review: School Closure/ Consolidation, before considering it for approval. Comments from students, parents, guardians, staff, school councils and community members are welcome until 4 p.m. on Monday, September 14.

See Draft Policy BA-1.2, Pupil Accommodation Review: School Closure/Consolidation, and complete the online survey

Strategic Planning

At the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, every four years we engage in a strategic planning process to establish the priorities that focus our efforts on student achievement and success.

As we begin the process for developing our 2015-2018 Strategic Plan, we are asking all of our stakeholders - students, staff, parents and community members - for their involvement in shaping our future direction.

Click here to watch our video and complete a short survey.

Community Focus Group Meetings - Low Enrolment Secondary Schools

In January-February 2015, KPR held focus group meetings with secondary students, parents and staff from our smaller high schools and their elementary feeder schools.

These consultations explored the variety of methods small schools are using to support programming for students. The groups also discussed how low enrolment secondary schools can be supported in the future.

Click here for information on the Community Focus Group meetings.

Education Development Charges Study

Please find link below with respect to the calculation of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board’s (KPR) and the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington District School Board’s (PVNCC) Education Development Charges (EDCs) to be implemented in new EDC by-laws for the County of Clarington.

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Our Partners in Education

KPR Videos on YouTube


Ministry of Education

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