BWDSB announces appointment of new Director of Education

Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Wilder to the position of Director of Education.  While the appointment is...

Today, April 9th – the first day of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Today, April 9th, memorializes the first day of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. It was a three-day battle, from April 9th to 12th, 1917, made...

Free On-Line Coding Classes for Students in Bruce, Grey and Huron Counties

  Logan Chauder is just eight years old. But this week, he found himself writing computer code while sitting at his dining room table --...

Open letter from Ontario Minister of Education

Dear Ontario parents, I am writing to you in unprecedented times. The foremost priority of the government is to keep all Ontarians safe, including our...

More clarity around recycling schedule

Apparently, there has been some confusion on Facebook regarding Saugeen Shores Recycling.  Below is the former official release that we received and published April...

Bruce County to hold a Live Q & A – Participate and Learn

Bruce County is rich in cultural heritage resources. Past activities of Indigenous peoples, the Great Lakes maritime history, pioneers, and people who founded our...

Government launches online portal for home learning

As a first step to ensure the continued learning of students, the government has launched an online portal dedicated to curating and providing access...

BWDSB Director’s March Break Message

It is hard to fathom that the so-called ‘blizzard’ of 2020 was only a few short weeks ago. Snowbanks are quickly receding, while bird...

Bluewater School Closures – COVID 19 – Q&A

  The following applies to the closure period of March 14 to April 5, 2020 as issued by Ministerial Order by the provincial government. Q. Will...

March Break extended to April 1st across Ontario

The Provincial government announced today that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will close for two weeks following March Break that would have taken...

Toronto Zoo and NWMO partner to conserve native Ontario bat populations

The Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program (NBCP) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) are joining together to facilitate research into native bat...

MPP issues a statement on teachers’ strike action

On Thursday, March 5th, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, issued the following statement in response to continued strike action by the teachers’ unions: “During the...

A Real Life – Freeman Dyson

Mathematician and physicist Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96. He was a legend and a ‘Polymath’ – a person of wide...

March 1st – St. David’s Day, a day of celebration for the Welsh

My old friend, Doug Johnson (no 't'), always kept me on my toes when it came to special days such as 'Flag Day', 'Robbie...