SDSS Trades students learn through hands-on

Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS)teacher Bud Halpin is continually looking for projects for his students so that they can develop hands-on skills in the...

Local Principal honoured by Rotary

At Southampton Rotary Club's annual 'Showcase' on Wednesday, June 7th, a special recognition was bestowed on local school Principal Dan Russell. Russell, principal of G....

SDSS Greenhouse students are out in the community

Before the end of the school year, Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS) greenhouse students are out in the community helping to beautify various facilities. On...

SDSS horticulture program is more than growing plants

The horticultural program, 'Young Growers', at Saugeen District Saugeen School (SDSS) is about more than growing plants. It is about growing positive attitudes of students...

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...

Port Elgin Legion lends a helping hand to students’ fundraising initiative

Port Elgin Royal Canadian Legion Branch 340 is lending a helping hand to the ‘Playscape Beautification and Enhancement Project’ at Saugeen District Senior School...

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...

‘Take the Knee’ in Southampton a moving and peaceful tribute saying no to racism

"This is not a protest, it's a gathering," said Chaplain Maureen (Mo) Pigeon who helped organize the 'take-a-knee' event in Southampton.  "We will do...

Adventure Talks: Travel the world without leaving home

It's a chance to escape the doldrums of winter, get out of the cold and travel the world without leaving home. The Adventure Talk series...

Decisions should be in the best interests of children not just about money

To the Editor: Re: "The ultimate goal of every teacher, regardless of subject, is self-esteem building. The subject(s) we teach are merely the tools we use. The time...

Open Letter To All Citizens of Saugeen Shores

  To All Citizens of Saugeen Shores: Consider the likelihood that the carbon-neutral energy grids of the future will rely heavily on nuclear power. Now consider that...

Closing the door on 2018

On this, the last day of 2018, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank all our readers and bring back only some of...

Bruce County Receives $285,000 Grant Funding: Launches New Talent Development Officer Position

The County of Bruce has received a $285,000 grant from the Government of Ontario, to help advance establishing a Trades and Skilled Workforce Secretariat...

Diversion from the landfill can help health care

The Student Advisory Council (SAC) of Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS) in Port Elgin has begun yet another 'green' project. The group, in collaboration with...