Category Archives: News


Mental Health Week


As I scoured the internet for pictures for this month’s newsletter, this one spoke to me.  There is something about the carefree nature, innocence and effortless happiness of children that can make the worst of days seem not so bad.  When children routinely lack these characteristics, we worry.   This week is mental health week. We […]

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Media Release: Major Addition and Renovations to our Local School


APRIL 13, 2017 – PENETANGUISHENE, ON: Burkevale Protestant Separate School in Penetanguishene has received Ministry of Education funding for a classroom addition as well as facility upgrades. The $3.5 million project includes the replacement of a temporary porta-pac facility with four new permanent classrooms as well as upgrading the existing HVAC, lighting and other building components. […]

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Sistema Variety Show 2017


Sistema Variety Show Fundraiser 2017 – April 22

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Vice-Principal Position


Vice-Principal Position Posting

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“Hot off the press!” – April 2017


Spring officially arrived March 20th, and along with spring comes the melting of snow, the singing of birds, and many new mud puddles in the Burkevale school yard.  This spring has been extremely wet with the decreased yard space during construction.  Please encourage children to wear appropriate rain gear and bring extra clothes for emergencies. […]

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“Hot Off The Press!” – March 2017


Our Makerspace is continuing to evolve.  The learning that is taking place by staff and students has been second to none.  I have seen weaving on looms, beading, making of healing blankets,  programming and coding of robots and spheros, building with lego and wooden contraptions, creating of electrical circuits with Makey Makey boards and bananas, […]

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“Hot Off the Press!” – February 2017


January 25th marked the 7th year for the #Bell Let’s Talk Day where Bell has continued its contentious efforts toward raising awareness of mental health and well-being. “Dedicated to moving mental health forward in Canada, Bell Let’s Talk promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on 4 key pillars: fighting the stigma, improving access […]

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“Hot Off The Press!” – January


I hope you all had a relaxing and enjoyable Christmas and New Year.  Hopefully, the weather was cooperative, making travel stress-free and enjoyable.  A New Year marks new beginnings and a fresh start.  For many of us, we have still managed to follow through with our New Year’s resolutions.  Before we know it, report cards […]

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Strategic Plan Review


The Protestant Separate School Board of the Town of Penetanguishene is in the process of revising/updating its 2012-2016 Strategic Plan. The Planning Committee has met to reflect on the revisions/updates and are offering a DRAFT of the 2017-2022 Plan for your review and feedback/input. We sincerely welcome comments from anyone who has been or is […]

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